Tioman Island is an exquisite place to visit during the summer holidays. The area located near east of Malaysia is a popular tourist attraction which has gained popularity worldwide because of a wide range of water activities it has to offer and secondly hosting a large number of waterfalls located inside the Island. Tioman Island gets plenty of sun and is surrounded by mountains which gives it the aura of a cool coastal area as well. One of the best places for relaxation and enjoying the serene view nature has to offer, and visiting Asah Waterfall is one of the recommend activities for tourists in Tioman Island.
Asah Waterfall Tioman
Asah Waterfall or mostly known as Mukut waterfall is one of the many waterfalls found in Tioman Island. It is said to be one of the best waterfalls in the Tioman island and is something that every tourist should visit. The water is loud and soars out through the serene view of green nature, giving it the best atmosphere. You can also go to the top of the waterfall, but the walk is long and may be quite a challenge for some, but it surely gives you the blessing of change from all the beaches and sand.
The Asah Waterfall is nearly located in the village Mukut, so you can spend time with the local population, which are very friendly and get to taste some of the local delicacies. The walk up to the top of the waterfall is long, but is nothing less out of a movie. You can hear the beautiful rainforest birds calling, the green nature and occasionally sees monkeys and other animals making way casually.
Most tourists prefer catching a boat to the waterfall while some tourists prefer walking up to it, since that gives them more nature to experience. The waterfalls are a good break from all the sun and Tioman beaches because they give you a bit of exercise, but also enrich the senses with a whole lot of nature. It is advisable to make day trips to Asah Waterfall and you can start in the morning from any nearby village to reach the waterfall. A nice picnic is a valid option where you can eat sandwiches by the water and later dive in for a refreshing feel.
The locals in Mukut village are very welcoming and you can spend some time in the local villages as well juts roaming around in the streets which might give you plenty of gifts that you can buy for loved ones back home and add some to your collection as well.
Gear up for Asah Waterfall
One of the things that needs to be kept in mind is that the way to the waterfall is rather not that difficult but moderately hard so be sure to pack good shoes that can easily help you trek along the way to the top of the waterfall. There are few resorts and local shops residing near the place so you can relax and enjoy the nature while getting a break from all that climbing as well. Most tourists plan mini stays in the resorts and spend the night there while trekking upward because that gives more time to enjoy the entire landscape.
Mini boost ups located along the way
The Asah Waterfall Tioman is full of peace and tranquility and the glorious rush of water from the mountains is sure to give you a feeling on how awesome nature could be. The hiking and walking part may sound a little tough when you are so used to relaxing on the beach but are necessary uplift to the sense and enlighten your connection with mother nature. The resorts along the way are mini boost ups that you can grab a cocktail from and sit down to gather your nerves a little.
The Asah Waterfall is nothing less than a wonder of nature. Let us know about your experience of Asah Waterfall by adding comments below.
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