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Private Tour: Full-Day Ipoh Old Town Food Tour from Kuala Lumpur
"Meet your guide at KL Sentral railway station in Kuala Lumpur and board an express train to begin your full-day tour. The 2.5-hour train ride takes you north to Ipoh; once a thriving commercial center during the tin-mining boom of the 19th century the charming town now serves up local favorites at food stalls food courts and restaurants.Start your culinary adventure with a stroll through Ipoh’s streets in search of breakfast. Follow your guide on foot and savor the best food available from Ipoh sar hor fun (rice noodles served with sweet sauce) to melt-in-your-mouth kaya puffs (flaky pastry filled with egg jam).On a short heritage walking tour visit historical buildings constructed during the British colonial era. See landmarks such as the Ipoh Railway Station the stately Ipoh Town Hall — built across the street in 1916 — and the Birch Memorial Clock Tower.Take a break and sip a cup of Ipoh’s freshly brewed aromatic white coffee before heading 3 miles (5 km) north of town to Gunung Lang. This recreational park features a gorgeous lake situated amid limestone outcroppings. Located a short distance away is Perak Tong
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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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Half-Day Mangrove Safari Boat Tour in Langkawi
"Your 4 hours journey takes you on a voyage of exploration through the mangroves of Langkawi to discover exotic plants and animal species. Many of them survive by ingenious methods in a dynamic environment of constant change dictated by the rise and fall of the tides.Following a short drive to the jetty get on board a boat and explore the mangrove forests and ancient limestone outcrops of the northeast of the island.Mangrove forests play an essential part in maintaining the ecological balance of the world. They influence the climate provide shelter and act as major nurseries for fish and shrimps.As you drift through the mangroves look out for the bizarre land walking fishes. Watch out too for bright flashing kingfishers
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More What to Pack in Pulau Perhentian Besar

A few essentials

Get a waterproof bag for your stuff if you go kayaking. Sunglasses on a string - good for kayaking - can't lose them if they go over board! Bring a cover up shirt if you are doing a lot of snorkelling...
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Jun 01, 2006

Underwater Camera

This's a must have for taking pictures underwater. Kodak's is not as good as Fuji's. The color on Fuji is better compared to Kodak. Both of them cost the same, it's RM35 in KL. More expensive in...
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Nov 01, 2005

Beach wear and mosquito repellant a must

A backpack is sufficient. Sandals or flip-flops For just in case situations, it is advisable to bring your own basic medical supplies. Remember to bring sunblock if you are prone to sunburn. Thin...
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Jun 08, 2005

Pack light!

Backpacks preferred, especially for the speed boat trips. Beach wear/sandals/flip flops/an umbrella sunblock/tanning oil/after sun gel/mosquito repellent lots of memory...
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Oct 09, 2004


Backpacks are the thing to brin, not suitcases and trolly bags. When they drop you of the bost you have to wade through some water. So make sure, if you bring it, make sure you can carry it or else it...
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Sep 08, 2004

Light 'N' Easy

Light weight or better with backpack. Forget the trolley bag, you are on an island aren't you? You want to drag it on the sands? Something light, like t-shirt, shorts, long pants if it gets cold and...
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Jul 25, 2004
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Travel Light!

A small back pack! 2) Lightweight, casual attire3) Pareo4) Hat5) Sunglasses - Sun Block lotion- Insect repellent- Basic toiletries Buy waterproof camera/ film/batteries from the mainland. Cost a bomb...
Jul 08, 2004

Stuff in my backpack

1 pair of long pants, 2 singlets, 1 loose shirt, small towel, pareo / sarong (very very useful !!) & a sturdy pair of flipflops Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, baby oil (for hair), hairbrush. A...
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Sep 03, 2003

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