ENDAU ROMPIN FAQ

When is the trip?

It will be a 2 Day 2 Night trip from 21st June 2019 to 23rd June 2019. We will be meeting at 1830HRS on 21/06/19 at Kranji MRT. We will arrive in JB Sentral on 23/06/19 at 2004HRS. From there, you can either make your way back to Singapore or extend your stay in Malaysia.

Where are we going?

This time, we will be bringing you to the second designated national park in Peninsular Malaysia! Endau Rompin (Johor) National Park is the largest protected area in the southern half of Peninsular Malaysia and it is home to the Malayan Tiger, Malayan Tapir and Asian Elephant!

We will be entering the park via the entrance at Selai. Selai is named after the main river flowing through the park.

Will this trek be difficult?

We are rating the trek 2.5/5. But really, your level of fitness determines how difficult the trek will be so come prepared!

How much is it and what does it include?

This trip will cost $175 for NUS Rovers Members and $184 for non-members. (Learn more about membership here if you would like to sign up!)

The price includes return train tickets, 2 night accommodation, guides and meals as stated in the itinerary. All other costs shall be borne by you.

What is not included?

  1. VISA

  2. Travel Insurance – NUS provides travel insurance for NUS students ONLY. For students with pre-existing medical conditions, we advise you to purchase your own travel insurance for better coverage. Non-NUS students are responsible in getting their own travel insurance.

  3. Anything else that are not mentioned in the itinerary such as food, shopping expenses and expenses during free time.

How is the trip like?

Day 0: We will meet at Kranji MRT at 1830HRS. We will then cross over to Johor and board a night train bound for Bekok at 2230HRS.

Day 1: After arriving at Bekok, we will check in to our hostel. At 1000HRS, we will be taking a 4WD into Endau Rompin National Park. We will be visiting 1 waterfall today and there will be a night walk after Dinner (LD).

Day 2: In the morning, we will be visiting 2 other waterfalls before river tubing. Then, we will spend some time in Bekok before departing for JB Sentral by at 1655HRS. We will arrive in JB Sentral at 2004HRS and we will dismiss the group at JB Sentral (BL)

How’s the weather like?

Bekok, Johor: High/Low, 34°C /23°C (Might rain)

Where will we be spending our nights?

  • 1 night hostel in Bekok

  • 1 night camping / dormitory

Will there be a local guide?

Yes we have engaged local guides for the trip in Endau Rompin.

1 guide : 10 participants

Who’s going?

You will be traveling with 5 committee members and 15 other participants! There are only 15 slots and they run out fast so don’t hesitate and sign up now!

Important things to take note before signing up:

  1. Please ensure that you have water confidence for river tubing

  2. The accommodation might not have electricity

How different is this trek?

It’s the perfect weekend getaway! Take off from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the waterfalls of Endau Rompin. Who knows, you might even spot the rare Malayan Tiger (that nobody has ever sighted) or the Asian Elephant!

How do I find out more about this trip?

Contact us at nusroverspd@gmail.com if you have any queries.

Brought to you by:

Zhen Yang

Zhen Yang

Project Director

 

Boon Jing

Boon Jing

Vice Project Director

 

Chow Ching

Chow Ching

Safety

 

Somesh

Somesh

Treasurer