G7–3D2N Korbu & Gayong (18June2020)

Mount Korbu is a mountain in Hulu Kinta, Perak, Malaysia, about 25 km from Ipoh. It is the highest peak of the Titiwangsa Mountains, the southernmost section of the Tenasserim Hills. Mount Korbu is also the second highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia, standing at 2,183 meters.

Mount Korbu (2183m.a.s.l)

Mount Gayong is the fourth highest mountain in the Malay Peninsula, at 2,173 meters. It can be reached in about an hour’s trek from the peak of Mount Korbu, the second highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia. 

Mount Gayong (2173m.a.s.l) 

INFORMATION SUMMARY

  • G7 Ranking: 2ND & 4th Highest Peak in Peninsular Malaysia
  • Location: Titiwangsa Main Range, Perak
  • Nearest Town: Ipoh (23KM away from DAM Sultan Azlan Shah)
  • Final Preparation Area: Masjid Ulu Kinta
  • Trail Head: DAM Sultan Azlan Shah
  • Route (RETURN): DAM Sultan Azlan Shah – Seroja Waterfall – Camp Seroja – Camp Kijang – Botak Hill – Korbu Raya – Chuban Summit – Korbu Summit – Gayung Summit
  • Trail Length: 22 KM (Trail) One Way
  • Ascent: 500m – 2171m
  • Terrain: Mossy Forest, Muddy Steep Terrain, River Crossing, Uphill & Downhill, Dry to Muddy
  • Trails, Root Clambering
  • Forest Type: Mix Forest
  • Weather: Fair Weather mostly, switching to Tropical Storms at anytime
  • Climate: Hot, Wet & Humid during the day and Cold at night
  • Campsites with H20: Seroja Waterfall, Camp Seroja, Camp Kijang
  • Last Water Point: 1.5hr from Camp Kijang – CP Last Water Point
  • Scenic Rating: 7.5/10 (10/10 being awesome)
  • Cellular Network: Poor to Medium Coverage at the summit for CELCOM, MAXIS & DIGI
  • Duration + Difficulty: 6/10 @ 4D/3N (1 being easy and 10 being very difficult)
  • 7/10 @ 3D/2N 

Date: 18-21 June 2020
Duration: 3D2N
Meetup Place: Marsiling MRT BUS STOP (near Maxi Cash)
Meetup Time: 08.00pm (Please note we will depart 08:00PM on 18-June-2020)

Event Cost: SGD325/Pax (*Signup in group of 3pax and above to get $25 each discount-offer valid till 31Dec2019)
*All camping Tents and ration will be carried by our local porters. Hikers only need to carry their own personal belonging. If anyone wish to engage person porters can contact us.

Staff Contact No.: +6592700908 (WhatsApp)

  • Group size below Minimum 10-14pax – Transportation is Van

Event From: (Signup the form once the payment is made)
https://forms.gle/LVWyB7dMsWz1pf1c9

Detailed Itinerary
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Day 1: Meetup and Drive to trail head

  • 0800pm Meetup and briefing
  • Drive to trail head (few stops for breaks along the way)

Day 2: Meetup Guides / Start Hike

  • 0800am Empangan Sultan Azlan Shah & final check
  • 0900am Reach Starting Point – Briefing by Main Guider
  • 0100pm Waterfall
  • 0200pm Camp Seroja
  • 0300pm Camp Kijang (Campsite) – Free & Easy Activity
  • 0700pm Dinner 

Day 3: Ulu Sepat Summit

  • 0600am Breakfast
  • 0630am Start Summit Attack
  • 0830am Last Waterpoint
  • 1000am Botak Peak
  • 1230pm Korbu Peak & lunch break
  • 0200pm Gayong Peak
  • 0230pm Start Descent
  • 0330pm Korbu Peak
  • 0500pm Botak Peak
  • 0700pm Kem Kijang
  • 0830pm Dinner – Free & Easy Activity

Day 4: End of Hike – Back to Singapore

  • 0700am Breakfast & unpack
  • 0830am Start Descent
  • 0100pm Expected to Reach Starting Point (Cross 5-6 times river)
  • After the hike the transport will pick-up and drive back to Singapore
  • Lunch/Dinner stop along the way (*at own cost)
  • Estimated Arrival Singapore after midnight.

**NOTE
1) The above itinerary is dynamic and subject to change according to team progress & other components

2) Once the permit is applied there shall be no refund or transfer of the slot is allowed.

Package Includes:

1) Professional Mountain Guides

2) 4WD Transfers (Return)

3) Camping Meals

4) Tent

5) Expedition porter (For company equipment & ration)

6) Permits, permission & reports to relevant authorities

7) Group and external radio communication

8) Expedition formulation and on-site management

9) 2Way Transport from Singapore

10) SGTREK Trek Leader

11) Certification of climb

Package Excludes:

1) Group, personal, equipment, belongings, travel or other types of insurance coverage during expedition dates.

2) Personal camping equipment

3) Travel, meals, accommodation and other items not mentioned above prior and after the expedition

4) Emergency evacuation cost

5) Visa to Malaysia

6) Personal Medication

7) Meals other than specified in the itinerary

8) Travel insurance 

Please note the following items to bring on your own:

  • Backpack hike (50L-60L)
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof bags for Rain shelter
  • Long-sleeved T-shirt and long track bottom
  • Warm clothes for night
  • Raincoat or windbreaker
  • 1 pair good shoe for hiking
  • 1 sandal/slipper
  • 1 Hand torchlight or headlamp
  • Personal medication if any
  • Energy Bars/Trail snacks etc.

By Joining this trip, YOU:

  • Acknowledge all the TERMS & CONDITIONS: https://sgtrek.com/terms-conditions/
  • Acknowledge that YOU have read and agreed to RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT FORM of (SGTREK) : https://sgtrek.com/sgtrek-indemnity-form/
  • YOU have read all the above paragraphs and YOU know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in The Activity. YOU hereby assert that your participation is voluntary and that YOU knowingly assume all such risks.
  • YOU acknowledge the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by completing this form and unconditional release of all liability to SGTREK PTE. LTD.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: https://sgtrek.com/terms-conditions/

For any queries related to the event do contact below person:
Phone: +65 92700908 (WhatsApp)
Email : contact@sgtrek.com

This trip is organized by: 
SGTREK PTE. LTD.
Reg. No. 201816267K
STB License No. 03160

Address: 28A, Kandahar Street
Singapore 198889
Email: contact@sgtrek.com
WhatsApp: +6592700908
Website: https://sgtrek.com

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