Malaysia

2D1N Juara Crossing Trek – Let’s Explore the Malaysia’s hidden East Coast Gem !

Introducing our stunning unique Pulau Tioman Hike! Most people go to Tioman for sea sports, for a change, let’s hike Tioman!

A stunning 6-hr hike (return) you must not miss! A 3-hour (one -way) hike through thick Malaysian tropical rainforest via a puny concrete road and there are beautiful waterfalls along the way to freshen up so its not all bad yah. You need to take a 4WD to get to Juara beach, which is at the other side of the island.

Highlights of this hike:-

  • 4WD
  • Explore the 100 years old huge old Banyan Tree
  • Along the hike, you can see Astonia Trees
  • Waterfalls
  • Monitor Lizards
  • Many Floras and Faunas

It is a true jungle hike, with huge banyan trees, monkeys, and creeping vines everywhere. It is vibrantly green, but if you look closely there are unusual iridescent butterflies, nearly fluorescent green snakes and what could be described as harlequin slugs.

The hike is fairly challenging with steep descents and many spots that were equipped with ropes and occasionally cement steps. 

Monitor lizards are about and if you are lucky you may spot one.

After the hike, we will chill out at the beach. 

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The Trip At A Glance 

Where: Tioman Island

WHO IS SUITABLE ? Reasonable Fitness hikers only

Rating for the hike: 3.3

Min. no. of pax:

Estimated Return to Singapore: Before 9pm on sunday

Package Cost:  To enquire  Email: gaiaadventurers@gmail.com

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Price Includes:

  • Return Singapore – Mersing Transport
  • Return Ferry Tickets (Mersing – Tioman – Mersing )
  • Experience Mountain Guide
  • 1 night stay at Condotel @ Berjaya Suites (Air-Conditioned Suite)
  • Guide Fee
  • All Administration Charges

Price Excludes:

  • Expenses of any emergency nature
  • Meals
  • Expenses of personal nature, including soft drinks.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for driver/guide @ RM 5.00 per person

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click To Register for this hike

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Reading Materials

 Additional Notes:
  • Its quite cold during the Oct – March monsoon season, even mid afternoons can go as low as 20 degrees. Bring a hoodie or a jacket
  • Get your booze, cigarettes & chocolates at Tekek side
  • Food is generally expensive at the Juara side of the island, so bring some bread, peanut butter, tidbits, cookies to help save some moolah
  • 3G & GPRS mobile internet reception are available here, with somewhat intermittent connection
  • Dont forget your aftersun lotion.
  • Sandflies are a nuisance here, be prepared with some ointments if you get bitten. 
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1 Day Gunung Arong Hike

Gunung Arong Recreational Forest is a forest reserve in Mersing District, Johor. Visitors to Gunung Arong Recreational Forest can enjoy the stream that runs through the forest. At the peak, hikers are rewarded with magnificent panoramic views of the South China Sea and its neighboring islands. On a clear weather, you can see Pulau Tioman too. This is a 2 hour hike up the 255 metres high Gunung Arong Forest Reserve Mountain.

See this video for the view at the summit.

We will have a meal before we come back to Singapore.

We offers 2 trekking packages :

  • Package 1 – Simply Hike and Home (From SGD 79.00 per pax)

After the hike, we will head down for a sumptuous meal before we come back to Singapore. Estimated time arrival Singapore at 9pm.

  • Package 2 -Hike , Chill Out at Tanjung Resang Beach and Team building activities (From SGD 120.00 per pax)

After the climb, we will chill out at Tanjung Resang Beach. Tanjung Resang beach is normally subjected to rough waves and wind. But the sombre tone of the sand which matches the wild nature of this spot makes it a popular destination.

we will have team building games such as beach volleyball tele-match, Human Stacker, Band Legged, etc… 

For those who would like to continue with water activities such as banana boat, wind surfing can be done at your own cost. We can also customized various team building activities to make your trip memorable and deep bonding among all participants. 

There is a minimum number of participants for package 2, this is requirement for team building activities. Minimum Pax : 30 

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The Trip At A Glance

Where: Mersing, Malaysia

WHO IS SUITABLE ? For Beginners hikers and for those who wants to explore the nature…..

Hike Rating: 2.0

Costs:  From S$79 per pax (Package 1 ) or From S$120 per pax (package 2)

Minimum to go : Package 1 – 10 hikers (For less than 10 people, please Call or write to inquire for price.) 

Package 2 – 30 pax (For less than 30 people, please Call or write to inquire for price.) 

Pre-trip Briefing Email:  Will send briefing email 3 days before the trip 

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Price Includes:

  • Return Private Coach
  • Mountain Guide Fee
  • One Meal (Lunch or Dinner, depend on time)
  • All Administration Charges
  • All Permits and Entrance Fees

Price Excludes:

  • Expenses of any emergency nature
  • Expenses of personal nature, including soft drinks and tips
  • Other activities other than Gunung Arong Hiking (only applicable for package 1)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for driver/guide @ RM5.00 per pax

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For more photos for this hike, please visit my facebook album. Add me as friend to see the album.

What our satisfied participants have to say about this hike:

Things to Bring:

1) One will need minimum 2 litre of isotonic drink

2) Insect Repellent

3) Rain Gear

4) Warm Jacket in case coach journey is chilly

5) Walking Stick (if you deemed necessary)

6) Changing Clothes

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Those firm to go, after you made payment please provide details as below : click To Register for this hike

Please read the disclaimer for this event posted.



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