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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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Full Day Cameron Highlands Tour
"Cameron Highlands was named after the discoverer William Cameron in 1885 a British government Surveyor who came across ""A fine plateau with gentle slopes"" while he was researching through dense jungle on a mapping expedition. Creating a hill station in the area was first voiced in 1888 by Sir Hugh Low a Perak resident who propose the idea it might be a suitable place for a retreat and farmland. Cameron Highlands was a heaven for the British who were stationed in Malaya as it provided relief from the hot and humid tropical climate of the lowlands. enjoys a cool climate with temperatures rarely higher than 25°C and low than 10 °C. In 1929
From $153.00
 
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

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Ipoh

Off The Beaten Path

Kellie's Castle

I like old places so when I read about Kellie's Castle and discovered it was only around 20 minutes drive away from Ipoh, I really wanted to go there. From reading up on up it, it seemed there was not...
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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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Kellie's Castle - grounds.

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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Kellie's Castle - Hindu Temple.

I assumed the Hindu temple that Kellie Smith built for his Indian workers to appease the gods when the workers were all dying of Spanish flu would have been on the castle grounds, but it is not. To...
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Kellie's Castle - interior and ghosts.

The interior of Kellie's Castle is interesting. One room has been furnished to show how it may have looked if the castle had been finished. The rest is empty. There's a very,very dark wine cellar,...
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Kellie's Castle - then it all went wrong.

One of the first things to go wrong during the construction of the castle was that the Indian construction workers who had been brought in to built the castle were struck down by a virulent strain of...
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Kellie's Castle - History

Entrance to Kellie's Castle is 10RM for non- Malaysians and 5RM for Malaysians. Outside the castle there is a little shop, cafe and toilets.The castle was built by a Scottish man called William Kellie...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Top Hotels in Ipoh

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Jalan Raja DiHilir, Ipoh, Perak, 30350, Malaysia
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88 Jalan Yang Kalsom, Ipoh, Perak, 30250, Malaysia
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Jalan Lim Bo Seng, 30000
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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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100-110 Jalan Mustapha Al Bakki, 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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St Michael's School

St Michael's in Ipoh belongs to the La Salle Schools Group. The De La Salle Brothers are a Roman Catholic teaching congregation founded in France by Jean-Baptiste de La Salle who lived from 1651 to...
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"Ipoh-of Pomelos, Limestone Caves & Cantonese Food"
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"The City That Tin Built"
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"Ipoh - Capital of Perak"
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