Melaka only have one Mountain and it is the legendary Gunung Ledang (Mount Ophir). Old folk tales stated that Mount Ophir is the place for a Beautiful Fairy Princess. The princess has a magical power that can turn her to any form of human. Example if you run into an old grand mother maybe that grandma is the princess.
Gunung Ledang shared by two state,at the border of Melaka and Johor. In Melaka the place is call Asahan Village and Johor is Sagil Village. Asahan is a remote area and surrounded with thick Jungle. Asahan is one of the reservoir for the Melaka state and the reservoir also used for recreation purpose.
In 2004, Government has launched Saujana Asahan, a training center for motivational program and seminars. The center can be used by government agencies, corporate, organizations and individual. Its strategic location at the foot of Gunung Ledang and far from the city make it the best spot for outdoor activities.
Outdoor Activities available are:
– All high rope courses (flying fox,abseiling,repeiling,climbing)
– All Obstacle Courses (vault,graduated balance walk,swinging board,net climb,crawl,monkey rack,ladder,tripple wall,climb & slide)
Kayaking at the reservoir lake also available with all choice of kayak,raft and boat. Jungle tracking, Mount Ledang Climbing ( 1276m) can be done with help from the park rangers. The accommodation here are:
– 72 standard rooms,
– 8 Dorms
– 10 Chalet
Full capacity is 212 people at on time. The rates ranging from RM80 to RM15. For more info please contact :
Saujana Asahan, Jalan Kolam Air,
77100 Asahan Melaka.