Ipoh, Malaysia

Preparing for Your Trip to Ipoh, Malaysia


Perak, that means ‘silver’ in Malay, was once a wealthy tin-mining state and is believed to own derived its name from the silvery tin-ore deposits that might be found in abundance here within the past. also referred to as ‘The Land of Grace’, Perak greets guests with a wealth of unique attractions and cultures. Among the state’s pleasant cornucopia of wonders are intriguing cave temples, the country’s oldest museum, Malaysia’s very own leaning tower and therefore the country’s 1st night safari. Its capital city is Ipoh, town of Bougainvillea.

Airport/Getting There

Ipoh Airport (IPH)
By car: Ipoh is located about 165km from Penang and 205km or more or less 2½ hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur.
By bus: Air Conditioned shuttle services to Ipoh are offered from KLIA also as Hentian Duta and Terminal Bersepadu Selatan in Kuala Lumpur.
By Train:Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) provides rail services to any or all major city in Perak, namely Sungkai, Batu Gajah, Ipoh, Kuala Kangsar and Taiping. High-speed electrical Train Services (ETS) also provides daily services between KL Sentral and Ipoh.

Ipoh Tourist Information Centre, (ITIC)

Phone: +605 208 3151

Majlis Perbandaran Manjung, Bahagian Komuniti & Sosial

Phone: +605 689 8800

Tourism Perak Management Bhd.

Phone: +605 249 9966

Perak State Park Corporation

Phone: +605 791 4543

Perak map and guide:

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Best Time to Visit

  • Good weather: June and July
  • Rainy weather: March, April, November and December
  • Number of visitors is high in June to August and December
  • Number of visitors is low in January to May and September to November

Best Photo Spots 

  • Mirror Lake Map
  • Concubine Lane Map
  • Gaharu Tea Valley Map
  • DR Seenivasagam Recreational Park (Japanese-style park) Map
  • Han Chin Pet Soo Museum Map
  • Kinta Nature Park Map
  • Gunung Lang Recreational Park Map
  • Ipoh Railway Station Map
  • Kong Heng Square Map
  • Sunway Lost World Of Tambun (Theme Park) Map
  • Perak Herbal Garden Map

Must Try Foods in Ipoh

  • Sin Eng Heong (Kaya Puff) Map
  • Aun Kheng Lim (Salted Chicken) Map
  • Fujiwara Tofa Shop Ipoh Map
  • Sin Weng Fai (Peanut brittle/ peanut candy) Map
  • Cowan Street Ayam Tauge & Koitiau Restaurant Map
  • Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles Map
  • Funny Mountain Soya Beancurd Map
  • Deen CT Corner Cendol Map
  • Pasar Karat Memory Lane (Sunday Market from 6am to 12pm) Map

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