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Gua Tempurung Cave Exploration from Penang
"We start with a early morning drive across the Penang Bridge and proceed on an overland drive to Gopeng a rustic town located in Perak and meet up with nature guide for our briefing at the assembly point. We then continue on for an exciting 2 hour cave tour guided by the cave ranger. Inside the cave you will be fascinated with interesting rock formations stalagmites stalactites and even patterns on the wall as you go from one chamber to another. After the cave tour we enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and if time permits we have photo stops at the new and old palaces of the Sultan of Perak at Kuala Kangsar before returning to Penang."""
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Private Tour: Orangutan Island and Mangrove Forest Day Trip from Penang
"About an hour's drive from George Town across the Penang Bridge live some 25 Orangutans in a small island within the lake of Bukit Merah. These protected orphaned primates are undergoing re-habitation program before their release into the jungle are friendly to visitors and enjoy showing off their tree skills. Other visits include the Taiping Lake Gardens one of the oldest and most beautiful parks in the country. Stop for lunch then travel to Kuala Sepetang Mangrove Forest to study different species of mangrove and spot migratory birds and mud crabs. On the way back stop at a nearby charcoal to witness the interesting process of transforming mangrove wood into charcoal."
From $162.00
 
"Private Tour: Orangutan Island
Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum""After morning pickup from your Penang hotel travel with your private guide by ferry to the mainland and drive two hours south to Bukit Merah. Once there take a 10-minute boat ride out to Orangutan Island a 5-acre (2-hectare) sanctuary for the magnificent red apes. Walk along paths where you can get a close look at the orangutans that roam this section of the island. Learn about the plight of these endangered apes and the efforts to save them and their ha hop back in your vehicle for a visit to the nearby city of Taiping
From $86.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Ipoh

Off The Beaten Path

Kellie's Castle

It is also worth taking a stroll around the castle grounds. One side is bordered by the river. Close to Kellie's castle there are the stables. There are large grassy areas and at the far end there is...
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Alternative fitness

Instead of going to the gym you can do like the Chinese people and climb the Kledang hill. You have to get up early morning most people go up 7 0'clock. Decide how far you go it is a tough exercise....
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AnnaHermans
Jul 30, 2014

Ling Sen Tong Cave Temple.

Ling Sen Tong Cave Temple is one of several cave temples around Ipoh and i decided to visit this one as it was on my way out of Ipoh and made a good little rest stop.The Temple is a classical chinese...
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cachaseiro
Jul 09, 2012

Pet Store Perils

I discover a pet store in the central part of town on Jalan Sultan Abdul (jalan translates to road in Malay), that specializes in all things exotic. Now they called it a pet store, but by the look of...
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global-drifter
Nov 09, 2010

Pet Store Perils

I discover a pet store in the central part of town on Jalan Sultan Abdul (jalan translates to road in Malay), that specializes in all things exotic. Now they called it a pet store, but by the look of...
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global-drifter
Nov 09, 2010

Perak Tong Cave Temple

Perak Tong (Perak Cave) Temple is located at Gunung Tasek about 6km north of Ipoh and houses over 40 Buddha statues and many murals. The cave was discovered in 1926 by Chong Sen Yee and his wife...
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Willettsworld
Aug 21, 2010
 
 
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Old Federal Building

Built in 1899 by a Ceylonese architect, C.H. Labrooy, this building was used as the Anderson Primary School between 1909 to 1919. Up until the 1960s, it was used as the Perak Chief Ministers office...
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Willettsworld
Aug 21, 2010

Beruas Museum

The museum is located in the town center next to the post office building... The museum is a repository of the country’s rich history and is one of the few reminders of the former capital of the great...
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chiabh
Apr 15, 2009

Warisan Kapal Korek - The Heritage of Dredge

24 March 2008I have often been asked about the tin industry in Malaysia by many of my overseas friends and it was a discovery that I made with Warisan Kapal Korek (or “The Heritage of (Tin) Dredge” in...
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RachelLeung
Apr 21, 2008

Lata Kinjang

Lata Kinjang is one of the most majestic waterfalls in Malaysia. It is visible from along the NS Expressway as you travel from Tapah to Ipoh but is not accessible from the highway... To go to the...
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chiabh
Apr 04, 2007

Gua Tempurung

Gua Tempurung literally means Coconut Shell Cave. The cave is very popular among caving enthusiasts. It is more than 3 km long and is one of the longest caves in Peninsula Malaysia. Part of it has...
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chiabh
Apr 04, 2007

Visit a Traditional Medicine Shop

One of the nice things to do when in Ipoh is to check out the traditional Chinese Medicine shops. While you can find these herbal and traditional medicine shops throughout Malaysia, many of the older...
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Wild_Orchid
Oct 23, 2005

The Castle

The Kelly's Castle is actually near Batu Gajah ( 4km ), but it is also near Ipoh (12 km ).There is a story about this castle, but such a boring tale that you shouldn't bother about it. The castle ?...
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gnh
Oct 12, 2005

Eagle Mountain Recreation Park

Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang, off Jalan Kuala Kangsar. Exit from North Ipoh.Many local people still do not aware of this recreational place due to lack of publicity. However, I don't think this place is...
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yipsufen
Mar 06, 2005

Top Hotels in Ipoh

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Jalan Raja DiHilir, Ipoh, Perak, 30350, Malaysia
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Jalan Lim Bo Seng, 30000
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88 Jalan Yang Kalsom, Ipoh, Perak, 30250, Malaysia
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36 Jalan Horley, Ipoh, Perak, 30300, Malaysia
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6-8-10 Jalan Jubilee, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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88 Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Ipoh, Perak, 30300, Malaysia
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Top Things to Do in Ipoh

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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo

This is a history museum/exhibition which recounts the history of the building known as Han Chin Pet Soo, the Hakka Tin Miners' Club, an organisation 122 years young. The building is fully restored...
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The Kinta River Walk

We had booked into the Kinta Riverfront Hotel for three nights. When we arrived, we found the area in front of the hotel to be filled with colourfully illuminated trees. These are of course fake trees...
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Little India

Spreading out from the bus station and still part of the old town, you can find Little India. I loved this area with its shops selling garlands, shops selling brightly coloured saris, shops selling...
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Station Square

There is a large open square in front of the train station in Ipoh. On one side is the lovely old station building; on another is the new post office behind which is the bus station. Directly across...
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Ipoh Railway Station

When we arrived in Ipoh, we arrived at the train station. This attractive old colonial building was designed by A. B. Hubback. It was opened in 1935. The building also houses the Majestic Hotel with...
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The Padang

Like many Malaysian cities Ipoh has a large grassy field at its centre. This is known as the padang. Padang is the Malay word for field. Ipoh's pedang was created by Ipoh's Chinese community in 1898...
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"Ipoh-of Pomelos, Limestone Caves & Cantonese..."
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gnh

"The City That Tin Built"
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SLLiew

"Ipoh - Capital of Perak"
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chiabh

"Welcome to Ipoh"
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"Ipoh city"
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