A Trip to Pahang – First stop Chamang Fall (Lover’s Waterfall) – Bentong

So during the public holiday last week (Labour/May Day) a bunch of us decided to head out to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary in Pahang.

Our friendly guide Happy Yen also suggested that we check out Chamang Fall and Deerland.

A bunch of us have decided it’s a good idea to explore Malaysia a bit more and get out of the city as often as possible – this was our second trip.

Which reminds me I still haven’t posted about Chiling Fall! Oh well will do that soon.

Anyway we rounded ourselves up pretty early and had some Dim Sum in Taman Megah before hitting the highway, we were heading out to Pahang – this waterfall is nearby Bentong/Raub area.

To get there you can…

1. Head towards Genting, pass Gombak Toll.
2. Follow Bentong signboard, pass Bentong Toll, about 200m, turn left.
3. In Bentong town, follow Raub signboard, about 1km watch out for Camang waterfall.
4. Follow the signs, after turning off the main road it’s about 8km in and you’ll reach the park.

We reached there pretty early around 10.30am – there wasn’t that many people there yet.

Chamang Fall

The noobs arriving.

Noob at Chamang

I messed around taking some pics for a while.

Chamang Fall

The light was pretty crappy though and the water very brown so not a good time for pics.

Smooth Water

Gorilla Pod gives me some smoooth water 😀

After that it was time to head over the bridge to the other side.

Suspended Bridge

Found this wicked scene on the other side.


Then it was time for some fun in the water….horrible to take pics though due to super high contrast (black faces anyone?).

Chocolate Starfish posing..

Arty Wide

Dree super swimmer.

Dreemo Swims

KY is Zen

KY Zen

Camwhoring on the rocks!


Always in a weird position this Tock Tock.

Tick Tock Small Cock

There were lots of kids having fun in the waterfall.

Kids Fun



KY Dives!

KY Dives

I stayed in the shade as it was a bit hot for me…about 11.30am we headed off to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary as it was recommended to get there before 1pm to get the tickets to play with the elephants.

More about that later!




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23 Responses to A Trip to Pahang – First stop Chamang Fall (Lover’s Waterfall) – Bentong

  1. eyeris May 8, 2008 at 1:24 pm #

    dude… the place is in PAHANG lar… haha

  2. melvin,foong May 8, 2008 at 2:04 pm #

    When you said Bentong, I thought there’s another place with that name in Perak.

    Then you said going through Karak highway and all, I thought you are using the ‘backlane’ to Perak.

    Then you said Kuala Gandah. Heh, it hits me, it’s in Pahang.

  3. QuaChee May 8, 2008 at 6:43 pm #

    Wow, looks fun – very broad unlike most cram waterfalls! 🙂

  4. Junkgirl May 8, 2008 at 7:22 pm #

    Your shots are still pretty good in spite of the conditions you mentioned. I especially like the b&w ones

  5. izzat May 8, 2008 at 7:57 pm #

    I love your photos! Can you share your exif data? heehe.. 😀

  6. winn May 8, 2008 at 10:20 pm #

    i saw a documentary at astro one day. abt how thai ppl train young kids to be’elephant trainers’. i really pity those elephants..
    coz u know..training animals come with
    1)rotan- beating
    2)starving the animals..
    4)shouting and other unkind acts..
    5)occasional abuse…..
    6) wild animals lost their survival skill..
    7) exhausting them..

    sorry.did i go out of topic? haaa..it jus reminds me…

  7. KY May 9, 2008 at 2:59 am #

    wah i got back muscles!

  8. grace May 9, 2008 at 3:33 am #

    Wow, I love waterfalls.

    And your pictures turn out awesome as usual. But shaolin, didn’t u play in the waterfalls as well?

  9. suanie May 9, 2008 at 10:45 am #

    the photo of tock2 taking photo on the rocks in that position with other men… a bit suspicious heheheheheheheh

  10. adry azad May 9, 2008 at 11:20 am #

    heh.. i see i still had my oakleys in that swimming shot.. haha.. where my deer pics!

  11. chris tock May 9, 2008 at 11:25 am #

    doublewwteeeff ST i’m going to cut your balls for this! Such a horrible picture of me 🙁

    suanie dear, why la weird. Never see so much half-naked men isit? The only thing weird is that i have my top on, or you’ll be blown away 😉

  12. Dabido May 9, 2008 at 12:57 pm #

    Great Shots.
    Are you able to slide down the waterfalls on your butt, or is it highly frowned on?

  13. Yatz May 9, 2008 at 1:43 pm #

    tock tock’s weird position wtf..LOL!!

  14. june May 9, 2008 at 7:57 pm #

    HAHA tsk tsk that is a very weird picture of Tocky Tock. Thank god he kept his shirt on hehehehe.

  15. chris tock May 9, 2008 at 9:58 pm #

    ST you killed my reputation, u freak of nature >(

  16. clem May 11, 2008 at 11:59 pm #

    that gorilla pod.. just saw it at the same shop i purchased my DSLR from yesterday. how much did you get yours for? and do you use it in replacement of a traditional tripod?

    and yeah LOL at chris’ erm questionable position.

  17. ShaolinTiger May 12, 2008 at 3:29 pm #

    eyeris & melvin,foong: Haha yeah sorry la, changed it…was damn sleepy.

    QuaChee: Yah is a very nice place to hang out.

    Junkgirl: Thanks, it wasn’t ideal but tried to do the best I could.

    izzat: You can check my Flickr for EXIF all photos have full EXIF intact.

    winn: Yah way OT as it’s an elephant sanctuary…and it’s not even in this post yet 😛

    KY: Ehehe KY Dives!

    grace: Thanks 🙂 Yah I did during second session, not during first…sun was too bright.

    suanie: Tock is suspicious generally 😛

    adry azad: Hehe a few more posts to come yet.

    chris tock: Hoho, you’re in every freaking picture I take..what am I supposed to do.

    Dabido: You can, it’s quite dangerous tho.

    june: Yah luckily, if not I think my camera will crack.

    chris tock: Ahaha can’t stay away can you…your reputation was soiled before you even know me ok 😛

    clem: I bought it here. It’s not intended as a replacement for a proper tripod.

  18. xes May 29, 2008 at 7:52 pm #

    5th picture from the bottom: KY, what are you staring at!? ekek!

  19. steph June 11, 2008 at 2:34 pm #

    nice tip to drop by chamang fall before proceeding to kuala gandah elephant sanctuary. will definitely try this. =) tagging your blog in my list of readables. hope it’s ok.

  20. linda February 12, 2009 at 12:55 pm #

    hi..planning to chamang on next march..
    is ter any chalet or resort in chamang..
    was the fall dangerous for children??
    plan to go with my family n relatives..
    please please please..

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