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Category: Perak Tourism News
Formerly named Kroh (or Keroh), Pengkalan Hulu, a small town located in Perak’s northern most district of Hulu Perak, is more popularly known as the gateway to Thailand’s paradise town, Betong. Little is known about Pengkalan Hulu’s tourist attractions. Therefore, in this issue of Perak Tourism Newsletter, we will attempt to unravel places of […]
Named after the noise emitted from the “stick grasshopper” (belalang ranting) and estimated at more than 130 million years old, Belum is said to be the oldest tropical rainforest in the world, older even than the Amazon. Located in Gerik, in the northern most corner of Perak, and a part of the larger Belum-Temenggor Forest […]
Located off the coast of Perak in the north-east of Peninsular Malaysia lies Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor), the largest of a small cluster of islands. Pangkor is a well-known tourist destination because of its beautiful beaches, said to be some of the best along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, with its still relatively well-preserved […]
Now that the fasting month of Ramadan and the ensuing Hari Raya celebrations are over, and we are already almost into the final quarter of 2013, it’s time to continue with our work in preparing Perak for Visit Malaysia Year 2014.
Admittedly, homestay à la kampung-style and eco-tourism are not everyone’s cup of tea. So, the time of departure from Bagan Datoh will depend on your interests here. One needs to return to Teluk Intan, before making an eastward cross to Sungkai via Jalan Changkat Jong / Pekan Pasir bypassing Bidor. 6. Head to Kampung […]
Sept 3-7 – 1st anniversary of the Declaration of Lenggong Valley as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lenggong Square. Sept 16 – State-level Malaysia Day Celebration in Tapah. Oct 1 – Perak Agriculture Festival (Agrofest) 2013 in Sungai Siput.
Perak – Yours to Discover The wonderful thing about Perak is that despite its huge land size, many tourist attractions are actually accessible by road. If you find yourself in Ipoh, and have a day or two to spare, perhaps you should take a slow drive and venture beyond the city limits. You may wonder […]
Gua Tempurung, Gopeng An early breakfast in Kampar is in order before hitting the road again. Like dinner, there is a wide variety of breakfast choices available. Once breakfast is done, drive some 30 minutes north to Gua Tempurung, which is about 6km south of Gopeng town. There are sufficient signboards to guide you along […]
Aug 5 – Bubur Lambuk Mega Venue: Dataran MBI, Ipoh, Perak. Organised by Tourism Perak. * free bubur lambuk will be distributed to the public.
Every Year in June, Ipoh plays host to veterans from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom who were part of the Commonwealth Forces that defended Malaya (subsequently Malaysia) from the First World War (1914 to 1918) till the Indonesian Confrontation (1962 to 1966). The memorial services are spread over a three-day period. They are […]