Perak – Must Visit Places

Perak is a northwest state in Peninsular Malaysia. Ipoh, the capital city, is notable for its British colonial architecture, which includes a baroque railway station. Sam Poh Tong, on the other hand, is a massive Buddhist cave shrine with beautiful artwork on the walls. Additionally, Gopeng is a popular rafting destination on the Kampar River. Let’s also not forget to mention that Pulau Pangkor, a tourist island off the west coast, is home to wooded hills and the remnants of a 17th-century Dutch fort.

1. Pangkor Island

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Max length: 12 km
Must-Buy/Try: Pearl and Shell accessories, Fridge magnets, Key chains, Mugs.
Address: Perak.  View On Map

Pangkor Island is located just off Peninsular Malaysia’s west coast. It is a fishing community whose major source of income came from the fishing industry, with the fresh catch from the Strait of Malacca primarily sold to Peninsular Malaysia. On Pangkor Island, there are a few seafood processing plants that create various types of seafood snacks and distribute them across Peninsular Malaysia. “Stay Fish” is one of Pangkor’s most popular seafood delicacies. EXPLORE MORE


2. Taiping Lake Garden

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Operating Hours: Open 8AM – 10PM (Everyday)
Address: Jalan Pekeliling, Taman Tasik Taiping, 34000 Taiping, Perak.  View On Map

Taiping Lake Gardens is the first public garden established during the British rule in Malaysia. The gardens were created in 1884 on a 60+ hectare site of abandoned tin mines on land donated by wealthy tin miner and rubber planter, Chung Keng Quee. Under the direction of town planner Charles Compton Reade the lakes were landscaped and the gardens were planted with grass, flowers and trees. EXPLORE MORE


3. Tempurung Cave


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Entrance Fee: RM 4 – RM 50
Operating Hours: Open 9AM – 4PM (Everyday)
Address: Pusat Pelancongan Gua Tempurung,, 31600 Gopeng, Perak.  View On Map

Tempurung Cave is a cave located at Gopeng, Perak. Spelunkers, or caving aficionados, are fans of it. It is one of Peninsular Malaysia’s longest caverns, measuring over 3 kilometers in length. A portion of it has been transformed into a show cave with electric lights and pathways, and there are a variety of excursions of varying lengths and complexity. EXPLORE MORE


4. Kek Lok Tong (Kuil Kek Look Tong)

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Operating Hours: Open 9AM – 4.30PM (Everyday)
Address: Pesiaran Sepakat 3, TMN ENDAH JAYA, 31350 Ipoh, Perak.  View On Map

Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple is a tourist hotspot in Gunung Rapat, a natural and scenic region south of Ipoh, the capital of Perak state in western Malaysia. The cave temple, which stands on a 12-acre location, has been utilised as a place of prayer since 1920. This temple is located in a large cave in the limestone outcrops, which became part of an iron mining site around 1960. EXPLORE MORE


5. Mossy Forest

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Entrance Fee: RM 5 – RM 30
Operating Hours: Open 9AM – 4.30PM (Everyday)
Address: Mossy Forest, Brinchang, Perak.  View On Map

Mossy forest is a type of natural habitat found exclusively at the highest elevations of the Cameron Highlands and other Malaysian mountain ranges. Low-level clouds in the sky, driven by winds, bathe the forests in a continual mist and dampness, producing a perfect biotope for moss, ferns, lichen, and orchids at such altitudes. EXPLORE MORE


6. Menara Condong Teluk Intan

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Height: 26m
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Open 8AM – 5PM (Everyday)
Lot 1&2, Komplex Menara Condong, Jalan Bandar, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan, Perak.View On Map

Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan(Malay: Menara Jam Condong Teluk Intan) is a clock tower in Teluk Intan, Perak’s Hilir Perak District. It is Malaysia’s answer to Italy’s world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. The tower, like the Tower of Pisa, is inclined to the left. It is 25.5 metres tall and appears to be an eight-story structure from the outside, however it is merely three stories high on the inside. EXPLORE MORE


7. Lata Iskandar Waterfall Cameron Highland

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Address: Exit 59, 35000 Tapah, Perak.  View On Map

Lata Iskandar is a waterfall located approximately 25 kilometres before Ringlet on the trunk route between Tapah and Cameron Highlands. The waterfall flows down many stages of granite slopes, with the last drop reaching a height of 25 metres and pouring into a tiny pool below before returning as a narrow stream. Tourists and locals alike go to the waterfall on weekends. EXPLORE MORE


8. Lost World of Tambun

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Entrance Fee: RM 66 – RM 117
Operating Hours: Open 10AM – 6PM (Everyday)
Address: 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 1, Sunway City Ipoh, 31150 Ipoh, Perak.  View On Map

The Lost World Of Tambun is an action-packed, family-friendly adventure. The ultimate day and night destination for a unique eco-adventure excursion for visitors of all ages, this self-contained wonderland is cocooned by lush tropical jungle, natural hot springs, breathtaking 400 million-year-old limestone features, and seven amazing attraction parks, making it the ultimate day and night destination for a unique eco-adventure excursion for visitors of all ages. EXPLORE MORE


9. Taiping Zoo

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Entrance Fee: RM 8 – RM 20
Operating Hours: Open 8AM – 11PM (Everyday)
Address: Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taman Tasik Taiping, 34000 Taiping, Perak.  View On Map

Taiping Zoo is a zoological park in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. It is located on Bukit Larut. Taiping Zoo is Malaysia’s oldest zoo, being opened in 1961. It is one of Malaysia’s most important zoological parks. It spans 36 acres (15 hectares) and houses 1300 creatures representing 180 amphibian, mammalian, and reptilian species. There is also a night safari. It attracts a huge number of people because it is the only zoo in North Malaysia. EXPLORE MORE


10. Kellie’s Castle

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Entrance Fee: RM 3 – RM 10
Operating Hours: Open 9AM – 5PM (Everyday)
Address: 31000 Batu Gajah, Perak.  View On Map

Kellie’s Castle (also known as Kellie’s Folly) is a Malaysian castle located in Batu Gajah, Kinta District. William Kellie Smith, a Scottish landowner, erected the incomplete, destroyed house. It was either a present for his wife or a house for his kid, according to various tales. It is located alongside the Raya River (Sungai Raya), a tiny brook that flows into the Kinta River. EXPLORE MORE