Jungle Janes: The Return to Bukit Tabur West

Can it be nearly 14 years ago that I last hiked Bukit Tabur West?

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Hiking Permit

A new regulation came into effect a couple of years back and you now require a hiking permit to hike at Bukit Tabur (East and West) which you can get from the Forestry Department in Cheras:

  • Address: Km 11, Jalan Cheras, Cheras, Selangor, 43200 Kajang, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60 3-9075 2885
  • Opening hours:
    • Mon to Thu – 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 5pm
    • Fri – 8am to 12.15pm; 2.45pm to 5pm

Tabur West Starting Point

Park your car here. There is a concrete platform marking the trail entrance.

About Bukit Tabur West

Bukit Tabur West is both physically and technically challenging. It is not a hike for the acrophobics so if you are afraid of heights, this trail is not for you.

There is no warm up. The trail launches straight into a relentless ascent that takes you through 6 mini peaks before the round trip descent to your starting point.

Hiking time depends on how fast and fit you are. We are average hikers – we are neither iron ladies or a sedentary bunch and it took us about 4 hours.

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

At the Final Peak

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

Final Descent

There is a patch of mossy forest near this part that you can check out before making the trek home.

Jungle Janes at Tabur West

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