10 Short Hikes in Malaysia that you should visit - With photos & details

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10 Short Hikes to explore in Malaysia

One of 17 megadiverse countries, home to large numbers of endemic species.

Batu CavesGombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia

A limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples.

Cape Rachado Light house71050, Malacca, Malaysia

Believed to be the oldest in the country, allegedly dating back to Portuguese rule of Malacca during the 16th century.

Gua TempurungPusat Pelancongan Gua Tempurung,, 31600 Gopeng, Perak, Malaysia

A popular cave among caving enthusiasts, it is one of the longest caves in Peninsula Malaysia with a length of more than 3 kilometers.

KL Forest Eco ParkLot 240, Jalan Raja Chulan, Bukit Kewangan, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Situated within the city of Kuala Lumpur, this rain forest has several nature trails & a forest canopy walkway. This is the only remaining tropical rainforest in the middle of Kuala Lumpur city center.

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey SanctuaryOff Jalan Labuk, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Located at the center of the mangrove forest, the sanctuary offers spots to observe Proboscis monkeys.

Lambir Hills National Park1-76, Jalan Bintulu - Miri, 98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia

The famed Lambir Hills National Park is located along the Miri-Bintulu road, 36 km south-west of Miri town in Sarawak, East Malaysia. There are around 1,173 tree species in the park alone, with 286 genera and 81 tree families making Lambir one of the more diversified forests in Malaysia.

Mount Batu BrinchangMount Batu Brinchang, 39000, Perak, Malaysia

Gunung Brinchang is the second highest mountain in the Cameron Highlands after Gunung Irau. This mountain attracts many visitors due to its easy accessibility. At slightly more than 2,000 meters, the peak of Brinchang is where you get a magnificent view of the Cameron Highlands landscape, draped in lush rainforest.

Mount IrauMount Irau, 39000, Perak, Malaysia

Mount Irau is a high mountain located at Perak. Its summit is 2110 meters, making it the 15th highest mountain in Malaysia. One must hike about three hours to reach Irau from the base of the mountain. It takes around 3-4 hours to reach the peak.

Mount KorbuMount Korbu, Perak, Malaysia

Mount Korbu is the highest peak in Titiwangsa Mountains and the second highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia, standing at 2,813 meters.

Mount OphirMount Ophir, 84900, Johor, Malaysia

According to one legend, ancient history points to the mountain being rich in gold deposits, luring traders from far away. Ophir was a biblical-era land, rich with natural resources- hence the name Mount Ophir.