Things to do in  Perak

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Cameron Highlands

With a cool climate more reminiscent of England than Malaysia, the Cameron Highlands provide a welcome break from the humidity of Kuala Lumpur. Located 124 miles (200 kilometers) from the capital, the lush landscape offers tea plantations, strawberry farms, flower-filled gardens, and highlights such as the eerie Mossy Forest and afternoon tea in the hill station.More

Sam Poh Tong

Sam Poh Tong is a Chinese Buddhist temple on the southeastern edge of Ipoh among the limestone hills of Gunung Rapat. This cave temple dates back to the 1950s but is said to have been discovered by a Chinese monk in 1890. Aside from its religious value, the gardens and open-air cave pagoda make this temple one of Ipoh’s most picturesque.More

Perak Museum (Muzium Perak)

Founded in 1883, the Perak Museum (Muzium Perak) is the oldest museum in Malaysia and is housed in an art deco colonial building opposite Taiping Jail. A quick visit here will give you an insight into the history of the area, including its people, culture, art, and natural environment. History enthusiasts will enjoy learning about the history of Perak, but there are a whole range of items that should hold everybody’s interest, including children. Old radios, bicycles, and traditional clay works sit among the collection, plus there are various stuffed animals and a huge elephant’s skeleton for those interested in zoology. The museum is divided into four main areas: the Nature Gallery, Cultural Gallery, Indigenous People Gallery, and the Temporary Gallery, where exhibits are rotated throughout the year.In addition, there are outdoor exhibits featuring a number of vintage cars, a 1930s Bedford truck, a carriage from a Perak State Railway Company train, and a Malaysian airforce jet fighter.More

Taiping Zoo

Home to over 1,200 different animals, including tigers, elephants, orangutans, and hornbills, Taiping Zoo spreads over 36 acres (15 hectares of well-kept grounds in Perak’s second city, Taiping. After dark, it hosts a night safari, the first of its kind in Malaysia, where guests observe animals’ nocturnal behavior on foot or from a tram.More
The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat in Ipoh claims to be Malaysia’s first luxury natural hot springs center. Offering a wide range of wellness facilities and relaxation treatments, The Banjaran’s real star quality is the beautiful natural landscape in which it’s situated. The retreat is characterized by dramatic limestone rocks, gushing waterfalls, geothermal hot springs, and natural caves, plus it’s surrounded by lush rainforest-carpeted hills.Ideal for both a romantic retreat for couples (they even do weddings) as well as solo travelers, The Banjaran offer Garden Villas and Water Villas to choose from for sleeping, plus a wide range of treatments and relaxing features to help you unwind. At its center is a huge geothermic lake, flanked by a cascading waterfall on one side and natural caves on the other. The shimmering mist of vapor above the lake and the dramatic limestone hill in the background combine to create a natural setting that - like the rest of the resort - is as beautiful as it is enchanting.More
Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS)

Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS)

Hang out with popular Malaysian animation characters like BoBoiBoy and The Adventurers at Movie Animation Parks Studio. Located in Ipoh in Perak, it’s the first fully animation-based theme park in Asia, and features more than 15 rides, attractions, and live performances across five thematic zones.More

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