Ipoh Full Day Heritage Tour from Kuala Lumpur


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Overview

Ipoh has many nice attractions and sights in and around the city. One popular attraction is the Railway Station, Town Hall and High Court. Other attractions are: Ipoh Heritage Walk, Kellie's Castle, Perak Cave with its numerous beautiful Buddha statues.

Sam Poh Tong is a Buddhist temple in a limestone cave. To the south, Kellie’s Castle is an unfinished mansion built by a Scottish planter. Southeast, the vast Gua Tempurung cave has dramatic rock formations.


What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle with English-Speaking Driver

Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off

What's Not Included

Food and drinks, unless specified


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Gua Tempurung
Tempurung Cave it is popular among spelunkers, or caving enthusiasts. More than 3 km long, it is one of the longest caves in Peninsula Malaysia. The tunnel of the cave runs from the east to the west covering a distance of about 2 km under the limestone hills known as Gunung Tempurung and Gunung Gajah. It is made up of 5 large domes and is believed to have existed since 8,000 B.C., about 10,000 years ago.

Each of these domes has different calcium formations and marble there exist in differing temperatures and water levels. These caves are famous for its breathtaking gallery of stalagmites, stalactites and other amazing rock formations that are super speleological wonders, found only in this part of the world.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Concubine Lane
Ipoh Old Town was such a quiet town that travellers would call it a laid-back town with cafes, traditional coffees and food and flourishing street arts. Not much was heard of the three Concubine Lanes. In July 2016, Lonely Planet listed Ipoh as one of the best Asian destinations to visit. Photos of the Concubine Lanes started appearing in news articles.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ipoh Railway Station
The Ipoh railway station was initially meant to be a hospital and used before the 20th century as such before being turned into a station. The original completion year of 1917 was delayed for three years due to lack of construction materials as well as high costs during World War I.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ipoh Town Hall and Old Post Office
Ipoh Town Hall is one of three colonial era buildings in Ipoh designed by well known British architect Arthur Benison Hubback. The other two, Ipoh High Court and Ipoh Railway Station, are a short distance apart. Ipoh Railway Station is on the opposite side of the road and Ipoh High Court is the building next door.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Masjid Sultan Idris Shah Ke II Ipoh
Ipoh State Mosque, or Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque by its official name, opened in 1968. Named after the then sultan, the religious landmark opposite the Railway Station has become a symbol of the city. The white-washed two-storied mosque with a modern style of Islamic architecture has 44 domes and a 38 metre- (125 feet-) tall minaret. Tiny mosaic tiles decorate this must-visit attraction in Ipoh that glistens under the sun.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Birch Memorial Clock Tower
One of the most influential colonial legacies remains as a clock tower. Ipoh’s Birch Memorial Clock Tower in front of Ipoh State Mosque officially opened in 1909. The white-washed structure acts as a memorial to James Birch, the first British resident of Perak.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ipoh Kallumalai Murugan Temple
This is one of the most beautiful temples to visit in Ipoh. Outside of prayer times, the area becomes quiet and deserted, offering a serene spot for quiet reflection and to soak up the views. While there isn’t much that distinguishes this temple, the highlight is the setting against the cliffs. The Guan Yin Dan Ba Xian Tong Buddhist cave temple inside a cave sits next door. Some might not see these temples as must-visit attractions in Ipoh, but anyone with a passion for photography will appreciate the view.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

One of the "Oldest" Club in Malaysia. With it's history dating back earlier than 1895, the Royal Ipoh Club is centrally located in Ipoh amidst the luscious green playing fields of the Ipoh Padang. From it's humble beginning as a laundry house by the Japanese Imperial Army for the officers living at the nearby St. Michael’s Institution, the Royal Ipoh Club has evolved through the years to become one of the oldest elite club in Ipoh.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
The Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple is a tourist attraction. The cave temple sits on a 12 acre site and was used as early as 1920 as a place of worship. In 1960, the cave became part of an iron mining site, this temple is set in a huge cave in the limestone outcrops behind Gunung Rapat.

The Kek Lok Tong complex comprises a central altar featuring a number of Buddhist figures as well as various deities of the Chinese pantheon. The most unique about the caves is there are another great garden view once you get inside the caves. The limestone hill is made up of light grey to white crystalline Kinta limestone inter bedded with about 5 mm to 1 cm think argillaceous material bands. Primary iron can still be seen within the limestone. The award winning landscape garden features a jogging path circling two lakes and one of the longest reflexology footpaths in Ipoh.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kellie's Castle
Kellie’s Castle in Perak’s Batu Gajah near Ipoh combines romance, tragedy and mystery. Young Scotsman William Kellie Smith moved to British Malaya, now Malaysia, made and lost his fortune and left an unfinished mansion to be reclaimed by the jungle.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ipoh
POH is named after the ipoh tree, famous as the source of blowpipe poison. When the Portuguese attacked Malacca in 1511, the native weapon they most feared was the blowpipe with its poisoned darts. It was reported that every Portuguese soldier hit by darts died except one.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


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