Friday, Apr 30

Top 10 – Highest Mountain in Malaysia

By Shawn Tan

10. Mount Chamah

Mount Chamah is the fifth highest peak in Peninsular Malaysia, located in Kelantan’s northwestern corner. Its highest point is 2171 metres.


Address: Kelantan, Malaysia


9. Mount Gayong

Mount Gayong, at 2,173 metres, is the Malay Peninsula’s fourth highest peak. It is a popular mountain climbing location.


Address: Perak, Malaysia


8. Mount Yong Belar

Mount Yong Belar is a mountain in Malaysia’s Titiwangsa Mountain that lies on the border of the states of Kelantan and Perak. It has a summit elevation of 2,180 meters above sea level.


Address: Jajahan Kecil Lojing, Kelantan, Malaysia


7. Mount Korbu

Mount Korbu, at 2,183 metres, is Peninsular Malaysia’s second highest peak. It is the highest point in the Titiwangsa Mountains, which are located in the Tenasserim Hills’ southernmost region.


Address: Mount Korbu, Perak, Malaysia


6. Mount Tahan

Mount Tahan, at 2,187 metres, is Peninsular Malaysia’s highest point. It is situated in the state of Pahang, within the Taman Negara national forest.


Address: Pahang, Malaysia


5. Mount Mulu

Mount Mulu is made up of sandstone and shale. It is the second highest mountain in Sarawak, after Mount Murud, at 2376 metres.


Address: Sarawak, Malaysia


4. Mount Murud

Mount Murud, also known as Muru, is a sandstone peak in Sarawak’s Limbang Division. It is Sarawak’s tallest mountain, standing at 2,424 metres.


Address: Lawas, Sarawak, Malaysia



Mount Tambuyukon, with a height of 2,579 metres, is the country’s third highest peak, located north of the country’s tallest mountain, Mount Kinabalu.


Address: Kota Marudu District, Sabah, Malaysia



Mount Trusmadi is the second highest peak in both Sabah and Malaysia, standing at 2,642 metres.


Address: Tambunan, Sabah, Malaysia



Mount Kinabalu is Borneo’s, the Malay Archipelago’s, and Malaysia’s highest peak. It is the third-highest summit of an island on Earth, standing at 13,435 feet & 4,095 meters.


Address: Jalan Kundasang Kauluan, Kundasang, 89308 Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia


There are at least 30 mountains that are higher than 1,000 meters in Malaysia.
Gunung Kinabalu in Sabah is the country’s highest peak, standing at 4087 meters. Mount (“Gunung” means “mount” or “mountain” in Malay) Kinabalu is a World Heritage Site that also has some rare orchids and montane plants not present in other parts of the region.



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