Experience nature up close and personal as you venture through the jungle in the night and challenge the gushing rapids of Kampar River!
Gopeng is located approximately 20km from Ipoh and was once home to a flourishing tin mining industry. In modern times, Gopeng has evolved to one of the top destinations in Malaysia for adventure packed outdoor activities and is home to stunning clear river streams, the extensive greenery of lush rainforest, cascading waterfalls and limestone caves that hold to be geological wonders! With something to suit adventure and nature lovers for all ages, it is no wonder Gopeng is such a popular adventure destination.
Start off your adventure by getting acquainted with our friendly and experienced nature guide before you follow in his lead as the guide advances into the cool and calm night. As you listen to the interesting local stories that were told before time, experience the spectacular mystery of the lush rainforest in the dark night. Discover the wonderful and exciting experience of interacting with the interesting night jungle creatures that you may not normally be able to witness in the daytime. Our experienced guide will be able to explain to you about all the fascinating wildlife that have come out to play in the night. Be sure to keep an eye out for the various insects such as beetles, spiders, stick insects and grasshoppers among the others that are known to be present in the night. If you are lucky, you may be able to witness the appearance of the civet cat (musang) and slow loris among the other animals. As you proceed to explore further the abundant flora and fauna around the jungle, take note to watch your step as the pathway may be bumpy or slippery in the night.
Further along your journey, you may even get the opportunity to marvel at the stunning fireflies, that float gloriously like tiny dancing lights against the dark sky. The glow from the fireflies are prominent against the darkness and they even routinely synchronize their flashing lights when they are in large groups! If you are in luck, you may get to witness this stunning natural light show. However, these lightning bugs have been known to be sensitive to lights so make sure to keep the direction of your torchlight away from them. As you wander along, you may even catch sight of some interesting fungi that glow in the dark! There are even small durian plantations in the jungle. Durians are known as the king of fruits and are widely enjoyed in Malaysia, though you may not be used to the pungent odour if it is your first time! Let your experience be taken to a whole new level as you engage your heightened senses and embark on your nature excursion in the darkness of the night!
Apart from experiencing the wildlife in the dark, Gopeng is also well known for other exhilarating outdoor adventure activities such as white water rafting. Whitewater rafting is one of the most common water activity experienced in Gopeng and it is no surprise why! Whitewater rafting allows you to experience nature up close as you manoeuvre and conquer your way through the whitewater rapids gushing downstream. Adventure enthusiasts who enjoy the thrill of an exciting experience outdoors are sure to enjoy this experience!
Upon arrival at the Kampar River, our professional river guide will assist you in making sure you are geared up with the certified whitewater rafting equipment provided. Then, a safety briefing will be conducted to ensure that everyone involved is aware of paddling commands, actions to use when overboard, paddling skills as well as river rescue when necessary. After the safety briefing is finished and you have authorized the liability release forms, be prepared to have a splashing good time as you make your way to the top of the river for your exciting whitewater rafting experience! Feel the thrilling rush of adrenaline as you encounter the surging rapids and tackle the gushing whitewater. As you conquer the rapids and float down the clear water river, take in the fresh air and lush rainforest in your surroundings.
Master your attempts at negotiating the river channels and rapids as you make your way down the Kampar river. Feel the refreshing splash of the cool river and the surge of raw energy as you challenge the exciting rapids of nature! When your thrilling whitewater rafting adventure has come to an end, you can freshen up at the shower and changing facilities available. To recover your energy, a delicious meal will be awaiting you to satiate your hunger.
Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.
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Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Gopeng. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.
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