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There are two limestone caves which are Gua Gendang (main cave) and Gua Itik. The caves are the primary tourism product located in Pengkalan Hulu, It is located 6 kilometres from Pengkalan Hulu and 1 kilometre from Tasek. Gua Gendang has attracted many tourists from across the nation. It also offers various interesting activities such as jungle trekking, spelunking (cave exploration) and others.

Gua Gendang is also known as the Gua Gendang Tourism Complex and was developed in 1994. It is an area where participants from various field carry out Motivational and Recreational Camp courses such as those from the national Institute of Public Administration (INTAN), Teaching Colleges, Statutory Bodies, NGOs and others. In addition, it is also a focus point for Induction Courses by the members of Main Position Public Sector (Jawatan Utama Sektor Awam or JUSA).

Introduction to Gua Gendang

Gua Gendang is a new discovery and is a unique attraction located in the Pengkalan Hulu district in Perak. It is located in an attractive natural location surrounded by the green and the nature of a tropical forest. Gua Gendang is also a historic cave as it was once used as a communist hideout during the Emergency period some 50 years ago. The Gua Gendang Tourism and Recreation Complex, established by the Pengkalan Hulu District Council in Perak, transform the accommodations located on the cave into a peaceful village-like environment. This serene ambiance is further enhanced by a river which runs under the cave approximately 300 feet from the accommodation area and from there, you can witness the Miracle of God's creation blessed on the land. Imagine the challenges and thrills you will experience during the 45 minutes of river exploration in the cave while trekking through the cave, beautifully carved by nature as a result of erosion. You may also choose to traverse the cave and the river for 4 hours to view the beauty and majesty of its 7 waterfalls.

The roaring water cascading far deep into the cave enhances the serene environment and becomes a perfect place to calm your nerves and relax your mind as well as communing with God if you wish to alienate yourself from others. You may also visit the area with your friends, family members or in a group while also participating in the motivational and recreational courses organised.