Category: Perak

Cititel Express Ipoh: New Budget Hotel Offers Free Shuttle to Tourist Spots!

Ipoh’s newest budget hotel, Cititel Express Ipoh, is all about delivering “smart, clean and simple accommodation,” according to its brand promise. Having stayed here recently, I think they deliver just that – plus a few more perks. Sure, there are some drawbacks like smallish rooms and limited parking space, but...

Perak, Malaysia: Whitewater Rafting at Sungai Kampar (Kampar River) with Nomad Adventure

After our thrilling caving challenge at Kandu Cave, we had lunch at Nomad Adventure‘s Earth Camp before proceeding to our next outdoor activity: whitewater rafting at Sungai Kampar (Kampar River)! Before heading to the river, our professional rafting guides first gave us a thorough safety briefing on whitewater rafting. The...

Perak, Malaysia: Caving Challenge at Gua Kandu (Kandu Cave) with Nomad Adventure

I’ve visited Gopeng before, a sleepy historic settlement that was once a mining boomtown. Little did I know that the place had more exciting things to offer in its hinterlands through a second familiarization tour. Through the professional tour company Nomad Adventure – one of the best in Malaysia established in 1994...

Perak, Malaysia: Tin Mining Town of Gopeng [SP]

The Gopeng Heritage House exhibits antiques from the tin mining heydays of Gopeng in Perak, Malaysia. Before the state capital of Ipoh grew in prominence in the late 19th century, the town of Gopeng, 20 km south, in the Kampar district of Perak, Malaysia was the premier tin mining town,...