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Panchor Hot Spring



Kampung Panchor Hot Spring which is located at Kampung Panchor Dayak, 40km from Kuching City is surrounded by forest and nature, offering serene and calm atmosphere.The hot spring which is located at Kampung Panchor Dayak is accessible via Kuching-Serian Road. The junction to the site is on the right side just after the Tapah Town.

 The hot spring which is managed by the local community is open to the public daily from 7.00 am till 10.00pm. A nominal entrance fee of RM3 is charge person; adult and Children over 12yrs.From the ticket booth, a plank walk was built from the entrance connecting the various hot water pools.

 The temperature of the water at Kampung Panchor Hot Spring is an average of 42 deg. C. You are advised to extra caution when you want to take a dip in the pool. A simple steps process:-

- Dip your hand or legs into the pool first to get a feel of the water temperature that it is not too hot for you. This is to prevent you from being scald by the hot water. Everyone have different reaction to the hotness of the water.
- Once you are sure that the water temperature is to your liking, slowly dip your body into the water.
-If you get dizzy or uneasy while dipping in the pool, get out of the pool and take a rest, drink some cold water to cool your body temperature.
- You are not allowed to take a bath immediately after getting out of the hot spring. Take a rest and let your body temperature to cool down to the normal level. 

 Please be advised that extra precaution should be absorbed by everyone while at the hot spring. There are also do and don’t which you should absorbed at all the time you spend at the premises. Hot Spring is a spring that is produced by the emergence of geothermal heated ground water from the Earth’s crust.

The heated water contained mineral that are claim to have medical value and could cure various kind of ailments, among them skin diseases. A number of pools were built, with wooden planks surrounded the pools for visitors to sit while soaking their feet at the pools.  The bottom of the pool is laid with hardwood plank to prevent the stirring of the mud at the bottom of the pool.

You can also take a dip in the pools. The pools are cover to shield the visitors from the elements; rain or shine you still can enjoy the hot spring.