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Amazing Tourism Malaysia . Tourism Perak

Taiping Lake Garden, PerakPerak Darul Ridzuan, the Land of Grace, covers an area of 21,000 square kilometres and has a population of about two million. The state is divided into nine districts and its major towns include lpoh, Kuala Kangsar, Taiping, Teluk lntan and Lumut, Kuala Kangsar is the royal town of Perak, while lpoh is the administrative centre and state capital.For centuries, Perak was renowned for its rich tin deposits. It is believed that the state derived its name, which means silver in Malay, from the silvery tin ore.

Perak has a proud track record of making the best of every circumstances. Despite the 'tin slump in 1983, it has succeeded in restructuring its economic development, resulting in continuous industrial growth. A sound infrastructure and facilities of international standard make it an ideal environment for business enterprise.

Originally an obscure kampung with dilapidated buildings, Ipoh, the town that tin built, has become one of the largest cities in Malaysian. Poised to become a focal point of industry, business, investment, education and social activities, Ipoh reflects the overall progress and development that the state is experiencing.

 

Featured Hotels in Perak at Promotional Rate

  Swiss Garden Resort and Spa Damai Laut
  Swiss Garden Resort and Spa Damai Laut Swiss-Garden Resort & Spa Damai Laut is a very private hotel, built on a quiet peninsular on the Northern Straits of Malacca. Located in 400 acres of natural rain forest and plantations, the hotel has its own 18-hole championship golf course - Damai Laut Golf and Country Club. In addition, there are 180 units of Swiss-Court Holiday Apartments. The hotel offers 300 comfortable rooms and suites, all with uninterrupted scenic views which have a 24 hours movie channel and satelite television. More...
     
  Casuarina Parkroyal Ipoh
  Casuarina Parkroyal The Casuarina Parkroyal is a wonderful private retreat whenever you're in Ipoh. Centrally located, this city hotel in a garden setting is surrounded by limestone hills, a haven of warmth and comfort accompanied by impeccable service to make you feel right at home. Many conveniences are available, ranging from luxurious accommodation, dining, relaxation, entertainment, business and convention facilities. More...
     
  Pangkor Island Beach Resort
  Pangkor Island Beach Resort Pangkor Island Beach Resort is a magnificent beach resort at the north end of Pangkor Island (Teluk Belanga). The resort is famous for its breathtaking 1.2 km private beach which was voted the best on the west coast of Malaysia. While relaxation is the goal of most who venture to Pangkor, there are flexible meeting facilities available, and professional staff to plan and execute a successful event. More...
     
  Pangkor Laut Resort
  Pangkor Laut Resort Pangkor Laut is a privately owned island located three miles off the West Coast of Malaysia in the Straits of Malacca. Situated on this exotic island is the internationally acclaimed Pangkor Laut Resort. Although the island encompasses a total of 300 acres, only a fraction has been developed to house the Resort and its Estates while the rest is covered by lush and unspoiled two million year old rainforest. Voted the second best island destination in the world by Condé Nast Traveller (October 1999 issue), Pangkor Laut Resort consistently ranks high on the itinerary of international pleasure seekers. More...
   
 

Tourism Attractions in Perak

  Bukit Merah Lake Town
  Bukit Merah Laketown, Perak The latest tourism attraction in Perak is the northern region's first water theme park at Bukit Merah Lake. The theme park is part of a 600ha lake town resort development. Among the exciting water activities highlights are the giant wave pool, games pool, adult and children's slow river rides, kid's water playground, giant bubble, three giant water flume rides, three raft tube rides and twin speed slides.
     
  Gua Tempurung
  Gua Tempurung, Perak Gua Tempurong, stretching over 1.3km, is believed to have been in existence since 8000 BC. The cave is probably the largest natural limestone cave in Malaysia. Gua Tempurung is a show cave with electric lighting and walkways, and a variety of tour options. The short tours provide basic information of the cave, and is suitable for those who don't want to get dirty. On the other hand, the longer adventurous excursions, which normall take 2 to 3 1/2 hours, require the visitors to pass through the underground water and come out on the other side of the cave. You will be able to see various stalactite and stalagmite formations, many of which are still growing.
     
  Japanese Garden
  Japanese Garden, Perak This beautiful landscaped garden, designed with a Japanese flair, features Japanese carp pond, rock garden as well as a refreshing atmosphere and beds of colourful flora. This public park recreates the aesthetics of a Japanese garden. A small Japanese house, a koi pond and a wooden bridge across a stream are some of the elements.
     
  Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary
  Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary, Perak The Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary is located in the district of Kerian in the state of Perak. The main objective of creating the sanctuary is to protect migratory and resident bird species, which have been using the wetland area for many years. The migratory birds utilise the large mudflat area for feeding and resting during their migratory route from the northern to the southern hemisphere. Tens of thousands of migratory birds comprising 48 species of 8 families visit Kuala Gula from September until April each year.
     
  Pangkor Island
  Pangkor Island, Perak Pulau Pangkor (Pangkor Island), the most popular holiday destination in Perak, welcomes visitors with its serene golden beaches, crystalline blue waters and cool refreshing breeze. Located off the shores of Lumut town, this island definitely makes an ideal gateway. Modern facilities and a wide range of sun and sea activities such as scuba diving, windsurfing, fishing, and snorkelling are available.
     
  Pangkor Laut
  Pangkor Laut, Perak A privately owned island, Pangkor Laut is the second largest of the nine islands that make up Pulau Pangkor. Pangkor Laut mirrors the dream of a tropical paradise with white beaches and crystal clear waters. An exclusive luxurious resort named after the island stands on the eastern side of the island. Part of the resort is nestled within the lush hillside while part extends over the water. It's no surprise this beach is regarded the finest beach in Perak.
     
  Taiping Lake Garden
  Taiping Lake Garden, Perak Visitors to this part of Perak will be glad to note that what was once a tin mine has now been turned to a beautiful park. These 64 hectares of exuberant green turf, trees and plants portray the good sense of environmental rehabilitation and preservation. The clean and well-maintained Lake Garden encompasses a lake, a recreational park and a Japanese garden. Together with the nearby golf course and zoo (Taiping Zoo), this whole area forms the green lung of Taiping.
     
  Perak Tong
  Perak Tong, Perak Within the huge limestone caves of Gunung Tasik, nestles the Perak Tong. Built in 1926 by Buddhists priests from China, the temple houses over 40 Buddha statues with the centrepiece being a 12.8-metre high sitting Buddha. Beyond the main altar, there is a passage which leads into the cave's interior. After a steep climb of 385 steps, the cave opens again to reveal a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside.