Bukit Saga

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SUMMARY

Bukit Saga is located in Ampang/Cheras district of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor. The summit has great facilities like a swing playground, exercise corner, hammocks to lie down, shelter to rest and relax and a changing room for the ladies. 

 

TRANSPORTATION

The start of the trail is located at approximately GPS: 3.112660, 101.773242 (maps). Coming from the south, head towards Kuala Lumpur which has bus/KTM connecting to major cities.

Driving

As the trailhead is at a residential estate, do not park your vehicle along the road. It obstructs traffic and cause inconvenience to the residents. There are cases conflict between hikers and residents over issues of parking. Furthermore, inconsiderate parking can cause safety concern. Emergency vehicles will have difficulties getting to the trailhead or to a resident’s home in need of help.  

The recommended parking area will be at the carpark along Jalan Saga 22 beside a playground (GPS: 3.114341, 101.772201). This is the nearest parking (300 meters away) and the space are limited. Additional parking can be found at the shop houses along Jalan Saga 20.

Public Transport

Coming by coach, most buses will end up at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS). From TBS, use the overhead bridge to connect to the LRT station – PH5 Bandar Tasik Selatan (rapidKL LRT, Ampang Line). Take the LRT 4 stops to ST1 Chan Sow Lin and change to board the LRT towards Ampang direction alighting 5 stop later at AG6 Cempaka. 

From LRT Cempaka Station, take bus T323 alighting at GPS: 3.119533, 101.769823 (Jalan Teratai 1/1). From the bus stop, it a 1.3km walk or approximately 15mins to the trailhead.

Note: As of 1 Dec, Bus service T323 is replaced with T350.

 

LRT Cempaka Station (http://www.myrapid.com.my/rail/routes)
T323 bus service is run by RapidKL – Ampang. (http://www.myrapid.com.my/rail/routes)
T323 Bus Route Reference

 

TRAIL

The trailhead of Bukit Saga is at GPS: 3.112660, 101.773242 (maps). The old entrance (T-junction of Jalan Saga 22 and Jalan Saga 28) has been block by banner and cones. Facing the old entrance, walk on your right along the road for around 100m to reach a small stairs. Go up the stairs and turn left.

You will pass by a notice board on the left and a small waterfall on the right. Continue going up and keep right at the trail diversion. At check point 1 – a resting point with tables and chairs (approximately 500meters from the trailhead), the trail diverts to the left and right. The trail on the left of the hut (Route C) is the slightly longer but less steep. The trail on the right of the hut (Route A) is a shorter, but steeper climb. Both routes will merge nearing the summit.

For route A, the hiking distance is approximately 500-600m of consistence upslopes. A resting point marks approximately the halfway point of route A.  The trail is well marked with additional ropes for steeper sections. There is a small rocky section which can be bypass by going around it. 

Route C is slightly longer with an estimated 1km hiking distance. You will pass by a resting hut (check point 2) and an abandon Beirut before coming to a split junction. The left trail will bring you towards Bukit Saga waterfall and the right trail will lead you to the summit. From here, it is approximately 300 to 400m to the summit on mainly flat ground.

Time (approx)Height (m)Lat (deg)Long(deg)Description
START1403.112742101.773179Stairs
5 mins1903.113838101.775089Trail split, take right, continue upslope
3 mins2033.113515101.775369Check point 1. Route A and Route C diverts.
     
BY ROUTE A    
25mins3963.110233101.776976Route merge back with C Route
3 mins3953.109801101.776906Bukit Saga Summit
     
BY ROUTE C    
10mins3263.113025101.777545Resting Hut – Check Point 2
10mins4013.111637101.779201Abandon Beirut
5 mins4033.110997101.778416Split Junction. Left goes to waterfall. Right goes to Summit
3 mins3963.110233101.776976Route merge back with A Route
3 mins3953.109801101.776906Bukit Saga Summit

 

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