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DURIAN PERANGIN

Location:

Compartment 13, Gunung Raya Forest Reserve, Langkawi. 12km from Kuah town, Langkawi. Accessible by road.   

Type of Forest:

Lowland Dipterocarp Forest

Elevation :100m a.s.l.

Special Features:

Durian Perangin river coupled with an attractive 14-tier waterfall and its unique rock formation are the main attraction.

It is suitable for picnics, relaxing dips and recreation. It has a wide variety of flora and fauna that encompassed lowland dipterocarp forest.

A 5 km track that leads to Gunung Raya Peak which incidentally is the highest spot in Langkawi and another 5 km of continuous track to Malaysia Book Village in Lubuk Semilang.

Every tier of the waterfall has its own natural attributes. The tracks natural surroundings is suitable for orienteering and other adventurous activities.

The main plant species are rengas, merpauh, periang, melunak, meranti temak and meranti jerit, rattans and palms.

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