Welcome from Seven-level waterfall at Lata Kulim, Gerik, Perak

The clear and cool water from the seven-level waterfall at Lata Kulim, Gerik, Perak definitely hypnotise the visitors. Located approximately 15 kilometres (km) from Gerik town and a distance of less than two km from Gerik-Lenggong Highway and behind the MARA Junior Science College (MRSM) Gerik, Lata Kulim is surrounded by green trees that is refreshing to the eyes.

The sound of the water falling from the seven levels and the birds singing makes the area more tranquil. For those who like fishing, various species of fishes such as tengas can be caught or they can just enjoy watching the small fishes swimming around in the water. Visitors can choose either to relax under the trees or on the big rocks by the pool.

Even though the facilities are a bit lacking, you can still do a barbeque or prepare instant noodles. Visitors can fry the preserved fish bought from Tasik Raban, Lenggong or nearby Kampung Tawai. The preserved fish from Hulu Perak has been declared as the best in the country since 2004. You must try it to confirm.

As Lata Kulim is suitable for camping and vigorous activities, schools especially from Hulu Perak district usually organise co-curriculum activities for students during the weekends here.

For lovers of creative arts, Lata Kulim can offer 1001 ideas. The existence of various flora and fauna such as colourful wild flowers and butterflies enhance the beauty of the panorama.

f you are lucky, you might be able to catch a glimpse of wild elephants in the jungle area. However these animals never bother the villagers. During fruits season, you can eat all you want the durian, rambutan, cempedak and dokong or you can buy them at a reasonable price and take them home