Christmas Day set lunch & dinner
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 […]
A new airline will take off from Sultan Azlan Shah Airport this November. Flying Fox Airways, the first airline to register in Perak, was launched in early October by State Exco for Tourism, Culture and Health, Nolee Ashilin Mohd Radzi. Also present at the launch was UPEN Director Dato’ Abu Bakar and Flying Fox CEO […]
Pangkor Island, Perak’s idyllic and laid-back holiday destination, has another interesting product to offer its visitors. This is hornbill feeding where every evening at 6.30pm at the Sunset View Chalets at Nipah Bay, its owner Nordin Bakar, 56, will feed the island’s population of hornbills. Nordin has been feeding these birds for the past […]
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 […]
Executive Councillor for Health, Tourism and Culture, Nolee Ashikin Dato’ Mohammed Radzi, launched a new web-based application at the state-level Malaysia Day celebration held in Tapah recently. The application, which is designed by K-Perak, is accessible on mobile phones and on Tourism Perak’s website. It will enhance the viability of online referrals for visitors to […]
Bird watching, a passion among nature lovers, took centre stage on the morning of Sunday, September 8 at Taiping Lake Gardens. Nature enthusiasts teamed up with Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) Perak Branch members to spot an array of delightful resident and migrant birds in their natural habitat at the popular park. The participants, both children […]
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.
Outgoing Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Perak, Hj Musa Dun was honoured with a farewell lunch courtesy of his employer, Tourism Perak Sdn Bhd. The lunch was held at the Kinta Riverfront Hotel, Ipoh on Monday, August 19 and was attended by the Who’s Who in the Perak tourism industry. Among them were well-meaning guests […]
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.