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PERAK - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA
PLACES OF INTEREST : Nature & Adventure Travel
 
 
GUA TEMPURONG (TEMPURUNG CAVE) - GOPENG
 

 

Located about 24km from Ipoh, these ancient caves stretch over a kilometre from Sungai Siput to Kuala Dipang. This is one of the largest limestone caves in Peninsular Malaysia. Gua Tempurung is made up of five domes with ceilings that resemble coconut shells with various formations of stalactites and stalagmites. A guided river or non-river adventure tour can be arranged. Visitors can select from tours requiring varying levels of fitness. The entrance to the cave is in Gopeng, which has a Visitors Centre. A permit is required to visit the caves. Details...

 

Opening hours : 9:00am - 5:00pm (Sat - Thu)

                               9:00am -  12:15 noon, 2:45pm - 5:00pm (Friday)

 

Admission fee : (please call as fees vary according to tour package)

Tel : +605 3188 555

 
 
 
LENGGONG & KOTA TAMPAN - GERIK
 

Archeological Site Still in a state of exploration, near the town of Lenggong are Gua Badak (Rhinocerous Cave), Gua Harimau (Tiger Cave), Tasik Raban (Raban Lake) and Lata Kekabu (Kekabu Waterfalls). Prehistoric wall paintings have been discovered in the Rhinoceros Cave and the Tiger Cave. Some 5km from Lenggong is the Kota Tampan Archaeological Site.

 

 

 
ROYAL BELUM FOREST RESERVE - HULU PERAK
 

In the northeastern state of Perak, a vast area of virgin jungle known as Royal Belum Forest Reserve is excellent for trekking, bird watching and animal sighting. The total forest reserve is about 290,000ha with more than 1 46,000ha of undisturbed jungle. It is divided into two sections: the upper Belum area, which stretches to the Thai-Malaysian border covering 117,500 hectares of impenetrable jungle and the lower Belum mostly in the vicinity of the Temenggor Lake. Details...

 
 
 
KAMPAR RIVER WHITE WATER RAFTING - GOPENG
 

In the northeastern state of Perak, a vast area of virgin jungle known as Royal Belum Forest Reserve is excellent for trekking, bird watching and animal sighting. The total forest reserve is about 290,000ha with more than 1 46,000ha of undisturbed jungle. It is divided into two sections: the upper Belum area, which stretches to the Thai-Malaysian border covering 117,500 hectares of impenetrable jungle and the lower Belum mostly in the vicinity of the Temenggor Lake. Details...

 
 
 

WONDERS OF NATURE

 

 Come marvel at the amazing diversity of flora and fauna that Perak has to offer. Nature lovers and adventure seekers alike will be spoilt for choice by the range of attractions and activities available here.

 
 
LAKE TEMENGGOR - HULU PERAK DISTRICT
 

About 45km from Gerik in north-east Perak near the mid point of the East-West Highway, is a lake measuring about 1 5,200ha. Rich in fish species, it is a favourite playground for anglers. The surrounding area is ideal for jungle trekking, boating and camping while a visit to an aboriginal settlement can be arranged. Visitors can stay overnight at the nearby Belum Rainforest Resort. Details...

 

Admission fee : Free

Tel : 05-5225125

 
 
 
DR. SEENIVASAGAM PARK - IPOH
 

Located at Jalan Anderson is DR.. Seenivasagam Park. The fresh atmosphere and variety of flora are the main attractions of this park. The Park has several sports fields, a flower nursery, a landscaped Japanese garden and an artificial lake with boating facilities. There is also a children?s playground with roller-skating rink and a mini-train track.

 
 
 
JAPANESE GARDEN - IPOH
 

Located near the Perak Turf Club in Ipoh, this public park recreates the aesthetics of a Japanese garden. It contains a goldfish pond, wooden bridge and a small Japanese house in an attempt to simulate the meditative atmosphere of the traditional Japanese garden. The grounds are filled with tropical flowers, plants and trees. A colourful floral clock on a slope gives the time.

 

Opening Hours : 6:00am - 12:00am

Admission Fee : Free

Tel : +605 241 3733

 
 
 
BUKIT LARUT (MAXWELL HILL) - TAIPING
 

Bukit Larut is situated in the northeast of Taiping and was formerly known as Maxwell Hill. It is Malaysia?s smallest and oldest hill station and was once the retreat for colonial administrators. This resort is especially popular with nature lovers, bird watchers and day trippers. The country?s only tulip nurseries are located here and are open from December to April. There is accommodation here in the form of rest houses and bungalows. Transportation up the summit is by Land Rover for which a small fee is charged. Details...

 

Bukit Larut Recreational Area Office

Opening hours : 8:00am - 5:00pm

Transportation Charges : RM7.00 (adult) & RM5.00 (child)

Tel : +605 807 7241

 

Tulip Greenhouse

Opening hours : 8:00am - 4:00pm (daily)

Admission fee : RM2.00

Tel : +605 806 6789 / 2777

 
 
 
TAIPING LAKE GARDENS - TAIPING
 

This is the first cultivated gardens in the country and is regarded as one of the best. A popular venue with the locals for morning walks and evening jogs, it is very well landscaped. Huge angsana trees arch over the streets here, creating a shady boulevard that expands towards the lake. Nearby is the Taiping War Cemetery, the final resting place of the soldiers who fought in the Pacific War against the Japanese. The Taiping Lake Gardens was the first cultivated gardens in the country and is still one of the best. It is well landscaped and has a great variety of flora and fauna. The country?s first zoo, Taiping Zoo, is also located here. Visitors can now observe the nocturnal habits of animals in a night safari, which takes them through the gardens and zoo areas where they can watch animals that come out in the night to feed and play. Details...

 

Admission fee : Free

Tel : +605 805 3928

 
 
 
KUALA SEPETANG RECREATIONAL FOREST - MATANG DISTRICT
 

 

On the west of Perak, 10km from Taiping, lies a well-managed mangrove forest in the district of Matang. Home to the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve. Covering more than 40,000 hectares, it is recognised as one of the most well-managed expanses of mangrove swamps in the world. Rich in tree species, bird and aquatic life, the Matang Reserve is a heaven for eco tourists and nature lovers. Eco-tourists will be drawn to the rich species of trees, birds and aquatic life here. Kuala Sepetang is also a great fishing spot. For a unique experience, go for a tour of a local charcoal factory. Some of the few remaining ones still employ traditional methods to make the substance. Details...

 

Opening hours : 8:00am - 5:00pm (daily)

Admission fee : Free

Tel : +605 807 2762

 
 
 
BANDING ISLAND
 

A quiet getaway for outdoor activities. Accommodation is available at Banding Island Resort . Besides the resort there is a rest house with comfortable accommodation.

 
 
 
KUALA GULA BIRD SANCTUARY - KERIAN DISTRICT
 

 

Kuala Gula, a small fishing village located in Kerian, on the coastline of Perak, is approximately 50km to the west of Taiping. Kuala Gula forms part of the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, which consists of vast stretches of tidal mudflats. The abundance of water birds here has made it popular for bird watching. The area is valuable as a migratory site and nesting ground for some resident birds. Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary For avid bird watchers, the Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary is a must. Over 160 species of birds have been recorded within the sanctuary. The rare Milky Stork has made the sanctuary its home. From September to December each year, there is a massive influx of migratory birds. Kuala Gula is also home to a variety of land and sea mammals such as the smooth otter, the dusky leaf monkey, the long tailed macaque and the ridge-backed dolphin. Boating trips can be arranged either from Kampung Gula or Kuala Kurau. Several chalets are available here for overnight stays. Details...

 

Tel : +605 890 5481

 
 
 
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CENTRE - BATANG PADANG DISTRICT
 

About 40km from Teluk Intan in Sungkai is the Wildlife Conservation Centre, where more than 100 deer roam freely on a breeding and conservation site. This farm also houses the seladang or Malaysian Gaur and various species of birds. Detail...

 

Opening hours : 8:00am - 5:00pm (daily)

Admission fee : Free

Tel : +605 438 9482

 
 
 
RIVER TERRAPIN BREEDING CENTRE - PERAK TENGAH DISTRICT
 

About 40km southwest of lpoh in the unassuming town of Bota Kanan lies the River Terrapin Breeding Centre. The hatchery is near the Perak River bank, which was once home to an abundance of these river creatures. From November to February, visitors can observe migrating river terrapins swimming upstream to lay their eggs.

 

Opening hours : 8:00am - 5:00pm (daily)

Admission fee : Free

Tel : +605 376 2726

 
 
 
 
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PERAK - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA