Gunung Pulai

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<h3><span style="text-decoration: underline;">SUMMARY</span></h3>
<p>Gunung Pulai is a mountain 654 meters tall located in Johor, Peninsular Malaysia. It is a popular hiking spot for the locals and Singaporean due to it proximity and easy access. <!–more–> The summit of Gunung Pulai houses two communication towers and is guarded by the military. It is off-access to the public.</p>
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<h3><span style="text-decoration: underline;">TRANSPORTATION</span></h3>
<p>Gunung Pulai is located at Kampung Sri Gunung Pulai, about 12km south-west of Kulai town, or 19km north west from Johor Bahru central. The trail head of Gunung Pulai (a gate) is located about 30-50 meters on the road from the car park at approximately GPS 1.590354, 103.517270 (<a href="https://www.google.com.sg/maps/place/1%C2%B035’25.3%22N+103%C2%B031’02.2%22E/@1.590354,103.5150813,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0" target="_blank">maps</a>).</p>
<p>From the north south highway, take the Exit 252 – Kulaijaya toward Kulaijaya/Kota Tinggi. After exiting the toll, immediately lookout for the signboard for direction to Gunung Pulai – it should direct you to take a right turn immediately. You will be on the road name Jalan Sawah heading south-west. Continue on this route for about 9.3km and at approximately GPS: 1.592808, 103.510175 (<a href="https://www.google.com.sg/maps/place/1%C2%B035’34.1%22N+103%C2%B030’36.6%22E/@1.592808,103.5079863,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0" target="_blank">maps</a>), turn left into Jln TM Gn Pulai.  Continue straight on the road till you reach the carpark /trailhead.</p>
<p>Parking is charged at RM2 for cars, and RM0.50 for motorcycles. As it gets crowded during the weekends, the car park gets full quickly and vehicles are parked by the roadside for free. Take note not to obstruct traffic while parking by the roadside.</p>
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<h3><span style="text-decoration: underline;">TRAIL</span></h3>
<p>The trail head of Gunung Pulai (a gate) is on the main road, about 30-50 meters from the car park. The gates are usually lock to restrict vehicle access. Hikers can bypass the gate on the left.</p>
<p>There are two trails leading to the summit for Gunung Pulai. The main road trail and the jungle trail. The main road trail is 5km long on the tarmac road and gets steeper nearing the summit. The jungle trail which is about 3.14km long, split away and mergers back at 1km and 3.9km of the main road respectively.</p>
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<p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">By Jungle Trail</span></p>
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<p>Time (approx) </p>
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<td>Height (m) </td>
<td>Lat (deg)</td>
<td>Long (deg) </td>
<td>Description</td>
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<td> START</td>
<td> 60</td>
<td> 1.59021</td>
<td>103.5175 </td>
<td> Starting point near carpark. Head toward the Gate</td>
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<td> 15 mins</td>
<td> 128</td>
<td> 1.59183</td>
<td> 103.524</td>
<td> Split Road. Left side goes to a waterfall. Right to continue via road / jungle trail</td>
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<td> 3 mins</td>
<td> 156</td>
<td> 1.59035</td>
<td> 103.5254</td>
<td> Sign "Hutan Pelajaran". Turn right to go Jungle Trail.</td>
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<td> 10 mins</td>
<td> 250</td>
<td> 1.59000</td>
<td> 103.5272</td>
<td> Flat ground. Suitable place for a rest. </td>
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<td> 65 mins</td>
<td> 500</td>
<td> 1.58978</td>
<td> 103.5397</td>
<td> Big rocks. Rest area with benches.</td>
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<td> 45 mins</td>
<td> 562</td>
<td> 1.59737</td>
<td> 103.5451</td>
<td> Jungle trail ends. Merge back to road. Continue going up to summit.</td>
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<td> 10 mins</td>
<td> 612</td>
<td> 1.60029</td>
<td> 103.5469</td>
<td> Turn right to see the view.</td>
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<td> 5 mins</td>
<td> 640</td>
<td> 1.60200</td>
<td> 103.5465</td>
<td> The "summit", highest walk to walk to. The further area is protected by the military.</td>
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<p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">By Road:</span></p>
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<td>Time (approx)</td>
<td>Height (m) </td>
<td>Distance (km)</td>
<td>Lat (deg) </td>
<td>Long (deg) </td>
<td>Description </td>
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<td> START</td>
<td> 60</td>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td> 1.59021</td>
<td> 103.5175</td>
<td>Starting point near carpark. Head toward the Gate</td>
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<td> 15 mins</td>
<td> 128</td>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td> 1.59183</td>
<td> 103.524</td>
<td>Split Road. Left side goes to a waterfall. Right to continue via road / jungle trail</td>
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<td> 3 mins</td>
<td> 156</td>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td> 1.59035</td>
<td> 103.5254</td>
<td>Sign "Hutan Pelajaran". Stay on road.</td>
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<td> 15 mins</td>
<td> 210</td>
<td> 1.50km</td>
<td> 1.59212</td>
<td> 103.5286</td>
<td>1.50km Marker</td>
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<td> 15 mins</td>
<td> 277</td>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td> 1.59218</td>
<td> 103.5351</td>
<td>Brick wall on the left side of the road. Behind the wall is a small pond.</td>
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<td> 10 mins</td>
<td> 360</td>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td> 1.59344</td>
<td> 103.5389</td>
<td>Rest area with wooden benches.</td>
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<td> 10 mins</td>
<td> 450</td>
<td> 3.73km</td>
<td> 1.59699</td>
<td> 103.5421</td>
<td>Brick wall on the left side of the road.</td>
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<td> 40 mins</td>
<td> 612</td>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td> 1.60029</td>
<td> 103.5469</td>
<td>Turn right to see the view.</td>
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<td> 5 mins</td>
<td> 640</td>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td> 1.60200</td>
<td> 103.5465</td>
<td>The "summit", highest walk to walk to. The further area is protected by the military.</td>
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<h3><span style="text-decoration: underline;">COST</span></h3>
<p>No parking fee or entrance fee is required. </p>
<p>Parking is charged at RM2 for cars, and RM0.50 for motorcycles.</p>
<h3><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CONTACT</span></h3>
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<h3><span style="text-decoration: underline;">OTHER</span></h3>
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