Hutan Lipur Lata Tembakah or Recreational Forest of Lata Tembakah which was develops in the years 1986 are located in the Forest Reserve of Simpan Pelagat in Besut. Which is about 25km from Pekan Seri Langkap or 130km from Kuala Terengganu.
Lata Tembakah is one of the most famous recreational forests in Terengganu as it is the home of the famous Lata Tembakah Waterfall and are the only forest which are majority and concentrate by the Meranti and Keruing tree.
The Lata Tembakah waterfall is an 50 m high waterfall which formed seven beautiful -tiered cascading level of waterfall. Which created an unique landmark to Hutan Lipur Lata Tembakah. With a beautiful pool on each of the seven – tiered waterfall.
Beside the waterfall, there are also many rapids and small pond which are suitable for swimming, bathing and playing in the water. Every visitor including nature and adventure lovers will enjoy the jungle trekking activities along the trek and the overhang bridge. The trek and trail are well organise by the Forestry Department, to educated the many layman of the many flora and fauna that can be found in the forest and its benefit and the important of conservation of the forest and its effect to human kind.
Being blessed with many natural vegetation and beautiful waterfall, rapid and stream, the area is a great place to have a picnic with family and friends over the weekend .The waterfall here are beautiful and alluring that you will cannot resist to enjoy a dip in its cold and refreshing river and waterfall that are crystal clear. The small pool and stream will also entertain the many children here as they will enjoy looking and trying to catch the many little fish and little shrimp that swim along they leg and feet.
There are many conveniences that are prepare here like chalet, rest house, camping ground for traveler who want to stay overnight. With many changing room and toilet along the river and park that can be found here. Beside that they are also Information both,resting hut and many souvenir shop can be found here .
From morning to late afternoon 5.30 pm you can find many food stall that can be find at the gate of Hutan Lipur Lata Tembakah.
The Recreational Forest in Malaysia are created to let human be close with nature which in the end will create and awareness and mutual respect among us toward the forest and to lead a healthy mind and body to the many visitor that came here.
My picture posted here are pale in comparison to this Blog by -drew-
of his Visit to latah tembakah" Seriusly..i feel ashamed.. i took out all the photo.You should see the picture is his blog at drewteh.blogspot.com
Getting to Hutan Lipur Lata TembakahMy
The Recreational Forest is 25 Km from Pekan Seri Langkap (Jertih) and can be reachable by (highway) Jalan raya Pekan Seri Langkap-Lata Payung or 65 KM from Kuala Terengganu, 80 KM from Kota Bahru
To get here, visitor can use they own transportation or public transportation like airplane , bas or taxi from KL to Kuala Terengganu to Pekan Jertih before going to Lata Tembakah . Where you can use your own transportation or public transportation like taxi from Pekan Jertih which is a small town.
Impotant INfo for LATA TEMBAKAH
HP: 012 920 9892.
09 695 6148
D’ Lata Belatan Chalet & Champ
Lata Belatan, Jabi,
22020 Jertih, Terengganu
Tel: 017-9685025, 017-9508140, 09-7864298
Bukit Keluang Beach Resort
Coral View Resort
Pusat Rekreasi La Hot Spring Resort
Asij Venture Sdn. Bhd.
Lot PT 323, Tingkat 1, Jalan Hj. Jusoh, Jerteh,
22000 Besut, Terengganu
Yaudin Holidays & Tours Sdn. Bhd.
B6, Terminal Pelancong, Kuala Besut
Musafir Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd.
Lot No. 468, Tingkat Bawah, Bangunan SEDC,
Lovely Travels & Tours Sdn. Bhd.
Kuala Besut Connection Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd.
Untuk ke Lata Belatan.
22200 Besut, Terengganu
Tel: 09-6979840 Tel: 09-8481744
Jalan Masjid Abidin (Depan Pustaka Intan, Stesen Bas MBKT)
Lapangan Terbang Sultan Mahmud,