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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
 
"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

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Lake Garden

Spending time at the Lake Gardens in Taiping was a real treat. All the lush, foliage - bursts of green over the blueblack Bukit Larut (previously known as Maxwell Hill) in the background. A total...
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Perak Museum

The Perak Museum is the oldest museum in Malaysia. Sir Hugh Low, the British Resident of Perak, had the museum constructed in 1883 to house the artefacts collected in the Kinta Valley and Lenggong...
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Bukit Larut - Maxwell Hill

One of the oldest hill station established in 1870s by the English, elevation 1,250 meters. The local Chinese called it "Kopi Sua" or "Coffee Hill" and so when I was young, I imagined there will be...
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Zoo

Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest zoological gardens in Malaysia. It has 34 acres (140,000 m2) of space and exhibits various animals such as amphibians, mammals and reptiles totalling...
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Clock Tower

The Old Clock Tower of Taiping was built in 1881. Originally built of wood, the structure was rebuilt from bricks nine years later, in 1890. The actual building was in the shape of a square fort, part...
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Prison

Hardly a tourist destination but I happened to walk past it on my way from the Zoo to the Perak Museum. Taiping Prison is one of the earliest permanent penitentiary institutions in the Federated Malay...
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Spritzer EcoPark

Bring your family and friends to this serene green Spritzer EcoPark, where a dedicated Kidz Zone and 18-Hole Mini Golf make his an ideal family retreat. Learn while having fun at The Discovery Tunnel,...
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Taiping favorite drink : Cendol

The Railway Station Cendol and Laksa is located at the old Taiping Train Station. The new Taiping Railway Station is built next to it to cater for the double track track and growing passengers. The...
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"Taiping of Perak - "Great Peace""
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"Taiping ~ Eternal Peace"
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