Rompin National Park Malaysia
GUIDE NOTES TO VISITORS,
TREKKERS & CAMPERS
the notes on the following topics before you embark on any trekking
excursions..... You may find them useful!
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Endau Rompin East - Kampong Peta
notes for trekkers
Endau Rompin West - Bekok / Selai
notes on jungle survival
on what to do if you get lost
The weather is generally hot and humid all year round. Temperatures
ranges from 25 - 33 degrees Celsius.
Rainy season is between mid December to mid January.
Most appropriate clothing for the jungle are loose
fitting cotton long sleeved shirts and long pants to help keep
insects at bay.
Wear comfortable boots or sneakers
Helpful to bring along a first aid kit, torchlight and
an insect repellent
Visitors are requested to help the Department of Wild
Life preserve nature' beauty bykeeping litter and noise pollution to
Guide Notes for
Trekkers & Campers
- Heavy duty gear is recommended for if you intend stay 2 or
more days camping in the jungle. Also if you are on long treks, keep your back
packs a light as possible and plan the items that you need to carry.
If you are on a leisure tours with meals and guide provided the normal
shorts and cotton shirts / tshirts is sufficient.
- Leeches is generally not a major problem but they can be a real
nuisance if the weather is wet or the ground is soggy. Insect
repellent is normally sprayed on the socks and shoes to keep them at
- Things to bring - as a general guide -
first aid kit (can be shared), 1 medium/small towel, bathing suite, joggers/walking
shoes, slippers/flip-slops, jumper/hat, cups & plates, fork and
spoon, toiletries, socks (few pairs), clothings, sleeping bag, insect repellent
(can be shared), comfortable back pack,
lighter, water bottle, raincoat and torchlight
When choosing what clothes to bring, consider their weight (dry or
wet!). Avoid jeans, jacket and other bulky apparel. This is
applicable if you are
camping and if your transport reaches the campsite / chalet weight is
- Don't travel at night as visibility is low.
- Don't drink unboiled or stagnant water. If you have
to, look for a moving stream with clear running water.
- Don't eat any fruits or plants unless you know they
- Don't leave camp without informing others.
- Don't stray away from other trekkers. Safety in
- Stay healthy. Don't take unnecessary risks like
climbing rocks and trees.
- Important items that a trekker must possess - a large
knife and waterproof matches or lighter.
- Check with your guide or expedition leader whether it
is save to swim in the river. Rivers may look save but if there are
heavy rain up stream, the river water level may swell in a very short
time and can sweep away even a very strong swimmer.
- If you are lost, back track and check your bearings
- Stay put because it would be easier for the rescue
teams to locate you than if you were to wander around aimlessly.
- Listen to the sounds of water, either stream of
river. Follow it down stream until it leads you back to civilisation.
- Always think of self-preservation and never take
- Try to leave some sort of mark along your path bysystematically slashing leaves or tree barks so that you can find your
way back if necessary.
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