Event: Horse riding at Riders Lodge, Johor Malaysia
Date: Saturday, 12th July 2014 (Full Day)
Meeting Point: 0700 am at taxi stand outside Marsiling MRT Station
Description: This will be a day trip to Riders Lodge in Malaysia, (http://www.riderslodge.com.my/) about an hour’s drive away from Singapore. We will go for an hour of horse- riding lesson in the morning, followed by 1.5 hours of riding along the forest trail in the afternoon. Transport to Riders Lodge and back to Singapore is included. We will stop for breakfast at a coffeeshop in Johor enroute to Riders Lodge. We will have lunch at nearby Kulai town (about 20 mins drive away from the lodge) and dinner in Johor Bahru before returning back to Singapore at night.
Event: Mount Ophir (Gunung Ledang) Summit Hike
Date: Saturday, 21st June 2014 (Full Day)
Description: Mount Ophir, or Gunung Ledang, is a 1,276m tall mountain situated at northwest Johor in Malaysia. It’s one of the most popular mountains in the region and was said to be the most climbed mountain in the country. For this trip, we will be taking the Sagil trail up and down. We will set off from Singapore at 530am and expect to complete the hike by sunset. After that, we will wash up and have a good dinner before returning to Singapore.
Gunung Ledang, also known as Mount Ophir, is a great training ground for hikers. There are several possible routes up to the summit, suitable for the different genres of hikers. For the adventurous, there is even a route with obstacle course available. In this article, we will share with you on what “obstacles” you will encounter and tips on how to overcome them.
Event: Mount Angsi Day Trip
Date: 24th May 2014
Mount Angsi is located in Ulu Bendol Recreational Forest on the outskirts of Seremban, the capital of Negri Sembilan. At 825m above sea level and with a well defined trail, it is a suitable climb for beginner to intermediate hikers.
There are two treks that will bring you up to Gunung Angsi, one via the Ulu Bendol Forest Park and the other via Bukit Putus. For this climb, we will go for the longer but more interesting trail via the Ulu Bended Forest Park. Some of the sights that we will see include a cascading waterfall and two rivers.
At the summit, you will be rewarded with a bird eye’s view of Seremban town. For an average hiker, the trek to the summit is estimated to take about 4 hours while the descent will take another 4 hrs.
Photo credit: Krish
Event: 2D1N Desaru Self Drive from Singapore
Date: Friday, 18th April 2014 – Saturday 19th April 2014
Description: Set off from Singapore on a self drive adventure to Desaru where pristine white sand awaits you. We will stay overnight at Lotus Desaru Beach Resort which offers a water park, paintball, kayaking, spa and many other activities. Those opting for more experience can visit fruit farms, ostrich farm or join firefly watching cruises. And not to forget, scrumptious lobster seafood dinners by the sea!
Event: Mt. Ophir Summit Hike
Date: Saturday, 15th March 2014 (Full Day)
Description: Mount Ophir, or Gunung Ledang, is a 1,276m tall mountain situated at northwest Johor in Malaysia. It’s one of the most popular mountains in the region and was said to be the most climbed mountain in the country. For this trip, we will be taking the Sagil trail up and down. We will set off from Singapore at 5am and expect to complete the hike by sunset. After that, we will wash up and have a good dinner before returning to Singapore.