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Address: 177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
Phone Number: 011-65-6468-5736
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This protected rainforest, just 12km away from the city's high-rises,...

This protected rainforest, just 12km away from the city's high-rises, offers hiking and bike trails for observing some of the rarest insect, bird and mammal species in the world.

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not a mountain but weather makes this a tough work out

initial climb pretty easy, however if you do the dairy farm loop the conditions are tough. You are shaded from the sun but the temps and humidity meant i must have lost about 1kg... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to break some sweat and it didn't disappoint. The trip going up to the hill's summit is fairly short but also steep. I stayed by the main route but I'll explore the other routes when I come back again next time.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

initial climb pretty easy, however if you do the dairy farm loop the conditions are tough. You are shaded from the sun but the temps and humidity meant i must have lost about 1kg in sweat on this 1 hr walk!. No views of the city due to thick vegetation, but there are monkeys if that's your thing. Glad we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Did something unusual today. Last climb was 30 years ago. Decided to climb Bukit Timah Hill. Started at 10.15am to ascend to the summit. The first part is steep slope before 1st rest hut. Continue ascending on better ground (more level ground) before the 2nd hut. Then it's 200 metres of uneven steps before arriving the summit. Made it back... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This used to be one of my favorite hiking spots in Singapore, but at the moment ALL TRAILS ARE CLOSED. Only the road to the summit is open. Disappointed. Should have checked beforehand, I suppose.

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Tangerang
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I did not realize before if Singapore have a wide and wild nature reserve. I visited this place and felt like walked in Sumatera jungle and forest. fresh and easy

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Went to knock this off you bucket list for mountain biking around the world. I adore the terrain back home in Utah and Colorado, have to admit I was surprised! This is a clean, well built course. Rocky downhill sections for air and fun steep climbs that switchback uphill. I'm not surprised that RedBull went out and did an article... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A very large reserve, however where it starts they are currently closed for renovations to the information centre and the walking track to the summit is closed except for weekends. The cycle track is open but you are not allowed to walk along it. We discovered a nearby walk to the rifle range which was excellent, came across a group... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

As mentioned by other reviewers, the summit trail is opened only during the weekends now. If you plan to drive there, you can park at the carpark just outside the entrance of the summit or near the private housing estate. The place is quite relatively sheltered with very tall trees. Expect to walk up a few steep slopes at the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

It was a good place to meet national park in Singapore. Anyone can come and enjoy hiking, jogging together. I saw some group of friends, some group of families, senior, or young people. Good time good place :)

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This is my first time visiting the Bukit Timah Summit. Currently you can only access Bukit Timah Summit on a Saturday Sunday. The last entry timah is 5pm. They are still doing renovations to the rest of the nature reserve. I drove to Bukit timah. It was very easy to find and there is a small car park. I was... More 

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