My dad and his friends had planned on a trip to visit the orang asli village near Bentong. Since it was school holiday, I brought the boys along to join them. We left home at around 8am and met up with my dad and his friends at Bentong town for breakfast. After that we left and headed to the orang asli village.
Orang Asli Village
This village is about 15 minutes drive from Bentong town. We parked our car and had to walked a distance of about 200m to reach the first hut.
There were 4 family members in this hut – mother with 3 kids (cousins). The youngest kid was 3 year old and oldest one was 14 year old. The 2 older kids studied in nearby school. Since it was school holiday, they stayed at home. The mother of the family demonstrated her rubber tapping technique. I used the chance to explain to Ping how raw rubber/latex was collected and further processed to become the daily products in our life.
This family’s house is built beside the river.
We then proceeded to a second house which belongs to the same family but occupied by another relative. This was the first time the boys have seen a real oil palm fruit.
Chamang Waterfall is only a 15min drive from Bentong town. Since we were only here to have a look, I didn’t prepare any swim wear for the kids to get soaked in the water. It does seem like a nice place to get wet.
Upon entering the car park, we saw many fire rescue men and vehicles at the parking lot. We thought there was an accident but after checking with one of the rescue men, we were told that they were just having their practise drill here.
There is a suspension bridge that we could cross the river. It is solid and well maintained. The place wasn’t crowded despite being a school holiday and there were visitors having BBQ here as well. We spent about 30 minutes here before we left and headed to Genting Highland while my dad and his friends carried on their journey to Bukit Tinngi and Berjaya Hills.
Aeriel view of Chamang Waterfall:
Below is the entrance fee and parking fee to Chamang waterfall.
- Adult – RM3.00 / RM10.00 (non-Malaysian)
- Child – RM1.50 / RM 5.00 (non-Malaysian)
- Senior citizen (above 60 year old) – RM1.50 / RM10.00 (non-Malaysian)
- Person with disabilities – FREE / FREE (non-Malaysian)
- Bus – RM10.00
- Mini bus – RM5.00
- Car – RM3.00
- Motorcycle – RM1.50
This was the first time we took the cable car at the Awana Skyway which is located next to the Genting Highland Premium Outlet. Upon parking our car at the Premium Outlet’s parking lot (parking rate), we went directly to the Skyway Station. The boys were certainly excited about the cable car ride.
The last time we were at Genting Highland was almost 2 years back and and things at Genting Highland has surely changed , a good change since then. Back then there wasn’t any indoor theme park but now they have one which is called Skytropolis Funland. There were around 15 rides available. Some of the rides were not ready such as the roller coaster.
This is the ticket price for Skytropolis Funland.
Same as any other theme parks, there are height restriction for the rides. This is the list of the height restriction for each of the rides available at Skytropolis Funland.
Depending on the rides, we were able to catch the ride fairly quickly but some were having a long queue. For those that we had to wait, waiting time is about 20 minutes.
We are the Flash(es)!!!
Besides Skytropolis Funland indoor theme park, we also played at BigTop Video Games Park which is 1 level above Skytropolis Funland. BigTop Video Games Park is an area to play arcade games and funfair games which you can stand a chance to win prizes.
To my surprise Ping was able to win 2 prizes – 1 from the ball tossing game and another from the ring tossing game. I also won a prize from the ring tossing game.
Arcade games cost on average 4 tokens to play a game and fun fair games are 10 tokens each. Each token is RM1.00 and we got 20 extra tokens when we bought 100 tokens. 100 tokens for 3 prizes is very costly but at least the boys enjoyed the time.
The boys just can’t get enough with the soft toys that we’ve won 🙂
Before we left for our cable car ride back to our car, we had dinner at Motorina Pizza Malaysia at SkyAvenue where we enjoyed the yummy pizza and spaghetti with chicken meatballs.
After an whole day outing, the boys were definitely exhausted. Having only less than an hour of nap in the car when we travelled from Chamang Waterfall to Genting Highland, the boys quickly fell asleep in the car on our way back to KL.