Mount Ophir/Gunung Ledang (1,264m) : Day Trek

Gunung Ledang/ Mount Ophir is a popular hiking destination for amateurs or first time hikers.

Situated in Malaysia. Gunung Ledang is only 1,276 m but it is the highest mountain in Johor. It is an achievable day hike of around 4 hours up and 3 hours down, peppered with the thrill of some ladders and rope sections but nothing too dangerous. 

It is a 1 day itinerary but it can be extended to combine with a trip to Malacca or Johor Bahru. 


Trekking Experience required
Guts and willpower


11:30pm-12:00am (Saturday): Pick up from Marsiling MRT station. Drive towards Tangkak. 

4:00am-5:00am: Breakfast at Tangkak

7:00am: Arrive at Mount Ophir National Park. Registration. You will need to declare any items brought up to the mountain. Deposit any excess items in the vehicle.  

7:30am: Meet the guide and safety briefing.

8:00am: Start the trek.  

12:30pm: Reach the summit.

1:30pm: Descend from Summit

5:00pm: Arrive back at the mountain base/registration. Wash up, get back deposit and summit cert. Congratulations!

5:30pm: Wash up and prepare to head back to Singapore

6:30pm: Dinner at Tangkak or at Johor Bahru(8pm)

11:30pm: Arrive back at Marsiling/Woodlands MRT

Day Trek Packages

Package includes:

  • Transport from Singapore to Gunung Ledang/Mount Ophir and back.
  • Entrance fees, hiking permit and guide fees.
  • Mountain Guide (1 guide to 7 pax)
  • Climbing insurance provided by Gunung Ledang/Ophir National Park

Package excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Porters

Add- ons

Extend your trip

Go slow by extending your trip. Sleep the night before in Tangkak or Malacca. Explore Malacca after the trek to make it a 3 day trip.

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