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Abhirath Prajapat

4.0

the guide was so friendly and he gave good explaination in every section. we were so amazed by the cave...super worth to visit.

Overview

About Kandu Cave Exploration:

Make your trip to Malaysia worth narrating by scaling and exploring the ancient Kandu Cave in Perak.

Get awestruck by the magnificent rock formations and ages old stunning limestone laden chambers of Kandu cave.

As you squeeze and pass yourself through challenging cave chambers, you will also rappel through cave walls and relish an experience of a lifetime.

A hassle-free day is guaranteed with convenient transfers to and from the meetup location.

The Tempourung Cave exploration along with Kandu cave suffice your desire of some more caving tour in the vicinity.

All this while you will be accompanied by an expert guide who will provide and narrate every possible information about the attraction.

The tour also promises a sumptuous lunch meal plan to every traveller.

By the time you complete your tour, you would have learned a great deal about the rich history of Kandu caves.

About Kandu Cave:

Kandu cave is also famous as Gua Kandu which is an ancient cave situated at a distance of 20 kilometers from Ipoh in Malaysia. Spanning to a length of 1100 meters, it is the seventh longest cave in Peninsular Malaysia.

Known for its stunning chambers and passageways, the cave entrance appears like a large gap between the peninsular mountains. A cave exploration excursion rewards visitors with incredible rock formations, and some amazingly magnanimous limestone structures.

There are walls left by communist rebels which mark the evidence of a rich history that enhances its beauty all the more. You will also find a stream running through the chambers as you duck and crawl across the low ceiling and dodge the guano deposits.

The Malaysian Nature Society named Kandu cave among the top ten most important Karst conservation sites in Kinta. The cave can prove to be an adventure enthusiast’s oasis where one has to walk, crawl, climb and even slide through dark chambers where a guided tour providing proper supervision helps a lot.

Meet Up Information:

Location: Gopeng Toll Exit Plaza (Exit 135)

Time: 9:00am/2:00pm

Please be at the meet up location 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time.

Sample Itinerary:

9:00am pick up from Gopeng Toll Exit Plaza (Exit 135). Assemble at Ulu River Lodge and transfer to Kandu Cave
9:50am arrive at Kandu Cave. Listen to the briefing given by the guide
3 hours caving exploration commences
12:50pm depart to lodge area for lunch
1:50pm freshen up
2.30pm drop off back to Gopeng Toll Exit Plaza (Exit 135)

Meal

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  • Light meal
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  • Bottled drinking water

Activity

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  • Caving
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  • Rock Climbing

Other Inclusions

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  • Pick up and drop off services from meet up location
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  • Certified equipment
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  • Insurance coverage provided by the operator
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  • Certified first aider guide
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  • English-speaking guide
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  • Photographer service available upon request (can be purchased at the location)
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  • Videographer service available upon request (can be purchased at the location)
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  • Light meal
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  • Bottled drinking water
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  • Entrance fees.

Transport

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  • Shared Vehicle

Things To Carry

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  • Camera
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  • Face towel
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  • Hat or cap
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  • Bottled water
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  • Extra clothes
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  • Sunglasses

Advisory

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  • The minimum age to be a part of this activity is no less than 7 years.
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  • All participants are required to be physically fit enough to join this activity as the exploration involves a bit of walking, climbing and crawling.
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  • Please note that pregnant women and persons with disabilities are not accepted on this tour. They are considered unfit for such exploration and are suggested to refrain from participating.
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  • Liability Release Form MUST be signed and understood by the participant before the activity starts.
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  • You may purchase the pictures clicked on this expedition right after the activity ends but the photos can be subjected to availability.
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  • It is mandatory to trim your fingernails and toenails as participants before the activity commences.
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  • Make sure to not wear any sort of jewellery. Also, avoid carrying valuable items are on this tour.
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  • Please be advised that the group size of this activity can even reach a unit of 100 participants.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Story by Abhirath Prajapat

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    the guide was so friendly and he gave good explaination in every section. we were so amazed by the cave...super worth to visit.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What is unique about the Kandu caves?

      The Kandu caves in Perak, also called Gua Kandu, is known for its long challenging chambers. While navigating these chambers is not an easy feat, your hard work will be rewarded when you admire the stunning rock formations and lime stones of the cave.

    2. How can I reach Kandu caves from the Ipoh city centre?

      If you have booked our Kandu Caves exploration package, you have to join us at our pick up point at Gopeng Toll Plaza (Exit 135), from where transfers to and from Kandu caves will be arranged.

      The Gopen Toll Plaza is located at an approximate 30 minutes from Ipoh city centre and around 5 minutes of driving distance from the Gopeng town. To reach the Gopend Toll, you can take any taxi or e-hailing service.

    3. What are the scheduled timings?

      There are two scheduled timings for Kandu caves exploration package- 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.

      Based on your selection of package, you have to report at the pickup point on either one of the two scheduled times.

    4. What are the different type of package I can avail?

      Kandu caves exploration is a group tour, where you can choose a package for two or more people. There are two package options, from which you can select on the basis of the time you want to visit the place- at 9:00 am or at 2 pm.

      Both the package options are inclusive of:

      Pick up and drop off services from meet up location
      Certified equipment Insurance coverage provided by the operator
      Certified first aider guide English-speaking guide
      Photographer service available upon request (can be purchased at the location)
      Videographer service available upon request (can be purchased at the location)
      Light meal
      Bottled drinking water
      Entrance fees.

    5. Where I can redeem my e-ticket?

      To redeem your e-ticket, present your printed or mobile voucher at the meet up point. The voucher is valid only for the date and time specified.

    6. Where are the Kandu caves located?

      The Kandu caves are located in the Perak state of Malaysia. 

      Address: Outbound Gopeng Toll Plaza, North-South Expy, 31600 Gopeng, Perak

    7. Any Traveler’s tips before visiting the Kandu caves?

      Exploring the deep chambers of Kandu caves is a challenging task, hence it is important to adhere to certain tips that would ensure a good experience-

      - Children less than 7 years of age are not permitted for this activity
      - Participants must be physically fit to explore Kandu caves
      - Pregnant women and disabled individuals cannot join this tour
      - Liability Release Form must be signed and understood by the participant before the activity commences
      - Your finger nails and toes nails must be before joining the activity
      - Do not wear or bring any jewelry or valuable items along with you during the activity
      - Please be advised that the group size of this activity can go up to 100 people

    8. What is the child ticket age and what are the pricing?

      Children aged 7 years and above are permitted to join this activity. The ticket price is same for individuals of across all age groups.

    9. What is Kandu cave History?

      The ancient Kandu caves are replete with stunning natural beauty and an incredible history. Also known by the name of Gua Kandu, the caves are well known for its long chambers- traversing these chambers require a good amount of fitness and endurance.

      The beautiful rock formations and lime stones speak of the amazing natural history of this place, while the place holds a significance in contemporary history as well- for instance, the marks left in the caves by communist rebels narrate their own story.

      As a part of Kandu caves package, our guide will not just ensure you a safe exploratory trip, but will also enlighten you about the colourful history of this place.

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