Gua Ngaum, Lenggong

Gua Ngaum

Gua Ngaum is located at the Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone complex at latitude 5° 07.46’ north and longitude 100° 58.72’ east, 89 meters above sea level. This cave was discovered by researchers from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1990, was named ‘Ngaum’. During its discovery, it was said that a leopard (harimau kumbang) had roared from the mouth of the cave. Archaeological findings uncovered evidence that the cave had been in use 7,000 to 6,000 years ago through discovery of food deposits, stone tools and broken earthernware.

 Gua Ngaum

Getting Here

By Road
Lenggong is located on Route 76 which links Kuala Kangsar with Baling. To reach it from the North-South Expressway (E1), exit the highway at the Kuala Kangsar Interchange (Exit 143). From there take Route 76 in the direction of Baling. This site is situated at the limestone complex at Bukit Kepala Gajah.

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