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Situated in the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia, Perak’s name means silver in the Malay language. This is because Perak once contained one of the world’s richest deposits of tin.

Today this State is widely known for its captivating limestone cave temples, pristine rainforests, popular local cuisines and many luscious and relaxing resorts! One of the most notable attractions is the luxurious world renown Pangkor Laut Resort.

Ipoh otherwise known as the City of Bougainvillaea is the state capital city and is very popular as a gastronomical magnet. While the majority of attractions may be found here, there are many other hidden attractions to be discovered all over its beautiful countryside.

Enjoy the old-world charm and natural heritage in Perak!


Discover the wonders of nature in Royal Belum Forest. A majestic 117,500 hectare of virgin rainforest located inside the protected Belum Valley in Gerik, it is one of the very few places that one can get to witness the giant Rafflesia flower or rare wild animals such as the Gaur, Asian elephants and tigers or the beautiful hornbills. Learn about or meet some of Malaysia’s most charming mascots at the Orang Utan Island at the Bukit Merah Laketown Resort - a breeding sanctuary cum conservation, research and education centre.

Visit the fabled Kellie’s Castle, an abandoned and mysterious mansion that was built in 1926 by a wealthy Scottish planter William Kellie Smith. Or experience action-packed and wholesome family fun at The Lost World of Tambun.

Food & Dining

There are endless variety of food choices in Perak. The state is famous for many local dishes and one beverage not to be missed is the popular Ipoh white coffee. Originating from Ipoh, it is truly a favorite with many Malaysians and worth a try.


The state capital of Ipoh is 165km from Penang and 205km from Kuala Lumpur and is well connected by a comprehensive network of road, rail and sea transportation. Apart from air-conditioned coaches that takes you from Kuala Lumpur International Airport KLIA to Ipoh, there are also bus services from Kuala Lumpur or Butterworth in Penang to Ipoh. Other than using bus services you can also choose taxi, rail or air services that gets you to The Sultan Azlan Shah Airport.

Driving is one of the most convenient ways of getting around the state. You can rent a car easily to explore the state at your own leisure pace.

Explore Other States

The cultures of the East and West blend together here in the Pearl of the Orient. In 1,054 sq. kilometers, the state of Penang comprises the sunshine island of Penang and Seberang Perai situated on the mainland.

Penang Bridge links the island with the mainland and is the longest bridge in Southeast Asia that spans 24km long! Using the oldest cross-channel ferry service in the country is another transport link between the two points as you may like to experience some old world charm.

The capital of Georgetown is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with many elegant and interesting pre-war colonial buildings nestled next to modern skyscrapers. Penang is also famously dubbed as the Cuisine Capital as she is famed for plenty of bewildering and scrumptious eats.

Explore the beauty and allure of the Pearl of the Orient!


The oldest state in the country of Malaysia that borders Thailand up north of the peninsula, Kedah boasts a history that dates back to the 5th century AD. Occupying an area of 9,425 sq. kilometers, the state is the country’s main rice producer and the capital of Kedah is Alor Setar.

Asia’s very first Geopark is found in this state along with the beautiful island of Langkawi which is a popular island tourist destination where you can head to for some R&R. Kedah also features the world’s longest tree top walk at Sedim and the historic ancient Bujang Valley archaeological site.

Kedah makes a perfect choice for a memorable tropical get-away.


With a history that dates back to the 1800s, Perlis is a natural wonderland that sits between the northern state of Kedah and neighbouring Thailand. This state covers 795 sq. kilometers and has plentiful of breathtaking paddy plains, rustic villages, limestone outcrops and calming lakes. Perlis is also the home to Malaysia’s only semi-deciduous forest. All the greens of this state make it a perfect choice for calming and relaxing visit.

Just sit back and enjoy some local cuisine and produce while meeting friendly local folks at an unhurried pace of life. Find and discover historical buildings such as the 100 year old Syed Alwi Mosque in the state’s capital of Kangar.