Gunung Datuk, located in Rembau, Negeri Sembilan has an altitude of 884 meters (2,900.26 ft). Filled with Hill Dipterocarp forests and Upper Dipterokarp forests, there are plenty of flora on this mountain which has medical value. It is often frequented as a mountain climbing destination.
A spectacular view awaits those who are willing to take a three-hour hike up the mountain. On a clear day, you can see the whole Rembau Town from top of the mountain. If the sky is super clear, you can even enjoy the view of Malacca Straits.
Meet up at Berjaya Times Square. Proceed to starting point.
Head to Rembau towards Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest. Stop en-route for breakfast.
Upon arrival, gear up with safety briefing before hike
Our local expert will give an overview of the trails and history of the place. It holds many treasures of the natural tropical rainforests.
Climbing takes about 2-3 hours (depending on your level of fitness)
Reach the peak of Gunung Datuk
Enjoy the majestic views of Rembau. There's a formation of big rocks at the summit which is said to represent the footprint of the legendary warrior, Hang Tuah.
Myths state that he used to move from one place to another just by jumping from mountain to mountain.
Hike downhill (approximately 2 hour journey)
Upon arrival, refresh before heading back to Kuala Lumpur
Berjaya Times Square, Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaHow to get there
From Kuala Lumpur --> Take Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan/E2 to N9 in Pedas --> Take exit 223-Pedas Linggi from Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan/E2 --> Take Jln Seremban - Tampin/Route 1 and N111 to your destination in Kota Gunung Datuk Recreation Forest