Bukit Merbok, Perlis | Malaysia

Bukit Merbok is a hill for hikers to explore Limestone cave and adventure climbing experience. This Bukit Merbok is located at Kampung Ujung Bukit, The name have given due to merbok (Zebra Dove) also known as barred ground dove, is a bird of the dove family, Columbidae, native to Southeast Asia. They are small birds with a long tail. They are predominantly brownish-grey in colour with black-and-white barring. They are known for their pleasant soft, staccato cooing calls. The Bird is permanent stays on this Hill.
Before start from the Foothill, we need to pass through Honey bamboo plantation that own by the villagers.  Honey Bamboo or its scientific name "Gigantochloa albociliata", is a kind of Bamboo tree . The Bamboo is suitable for handicraft, furniture, food tongs, toothpicks, or food pots. It can also be used as an ornamental tree, the most important is the product honey Rebung .
Plural elves cave Is According to the stories that were told, a long time ago the elves and humans have a deal, the people will borrow things from elves. especially from mountainous regions, with supernatural magical powers, given to capricious and often mischievous interference in human affairs and usually imagined to be a diminutive being in human form spirit fairy.
 There will be two PNW checkpoint and we reached the first one, taking a rest fort 20 minute.
The day before we hike, it was rainning during the midnight. Then the floor is slipery and must use rope when reach steep area.
We were brief by PNW ealier to be careful in terms of acts during the climb since here are rumored of Plural elves hill. It is not an easy hike for us that lack of hiking experience because of the rough steep and sharp rock surface around this hill, it's kinda challenging .
When we reach "Puncak Selatan", there are few more step only to the summit.
It took almost 2 hours to reach summit of Bukit Merbok, From here we can see the scenery of Perlis which is rich in green. It is really beautiful and satisfied.
Rare WOOD’S CYCAD is a striking plant that can found here , tall with a shaggy green crown and bright orange cones. But despite its good looks, it will never find a mate. “The loneliest plant in the world, right here,” it is the only cycad of its kind, and a male. Without a female it will never reproduce sexually, though offshoots have been used to make clones of it. Cycads, which resemble spiky palm trees and bear pineapple-shaped seed cones, trace their lineage to the time of the dinosaurs.
Gua Tembus is a famous cave among the hikers to Absailing Through the deep hole.
Puncak Cactus, few more step from Gua Tembus, Yoy will at Puncak Catus that grow on the limestone.
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Thank you very much to PNW(Perlis Nature & Wildlife) who looked after us all the way, If you hike with them, they will take care of you from up to down.


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