"Gurun" Kampung Gurun by sern

Kampung Gurun Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 21 photos

Gurun is a small town, which has not much places of interest. It is about 1 hour drive from Penang. The most famous tourist spot in Gurun is Gunung Jerai.

Gunung Jerai

Gunung Jerai (1200m) is located at Gurun of Kedah. About 1 hour drive from Penang.
It was a sacred mountain in the ancient Hindu period and a landmark for ships from India and Indonesia.
Now, Gunung Jerai is just a sleepy hill resort.

Another sunset scene

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Good for those who like quiet place for relaxation
  • Cons:no night life
  • Last visit to Kampung Gurun: May 2004
  • Intro Updated May 16, 2004
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