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From Kuala Lumpur: Private Ipoh History & Food Day Trip

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Activity provider: Ivy Holidays Sdn Bhd
Day trip

From Kuala Lumpur: Private Ipoh History & Food Day Trip

Activity provider: Ivy Holidays Sdn Bhd

From US$ 93.92 per person

Escape busy Kuala Lumpur to explore the charming town of Ipoh. See incredible landmarks and discover culinary heritage as you browse the lively markets. Sample an array of street food, savor tasty treats and more on this all-inclusive private day trip.

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Duration 1 day
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Your hotel within Kuala Lumpur city center


  • Admire colonial landmarks such as the Ipoh Railway Station and Birch Memorial Clock Tower
  • Visit Kellie's Castle and Perak Tong, a Buddhist temple in a limestone cave
  • Explore markets for authentic food tastings and tasty treats of Ipoh
  • Delight your senses with curry noodles, barbecued fish, and aromatic white coffee
Full description
Start your day trip with hotel pickup in Kuala Lumpur city center at 7:30 AM. Board an air-conditioned vehicle with your knowledgeable guide to begin the 2-hour journey to the charming town of Ipoh. When you arrive, admire the Ipoh Railway Station with its neoclassical and Edwardian Baroque architecture. Marvel at this impressive building which is referred to as the Taj Mahal of Malaysia. Then, drive past the city center where many British colonial buildings remain intact before stopping at the original Old Town White Coffee for lunch. Next, visit Kellie's Castle and the magnificent limestone cave temples of Perak Tong, home to more than 40 Buddha statues. Finally, walk through Ipoh's city markets to try a range of local treats. Sample bean sprouts, chicken, snowflake beer, and Heong Peng. Finish this off with a traditional dessert like sugary rice balls called muah chee. At the end of the tour, head back to Kuala Lumpur where you will be dropped off back at your hotel.
  • English-speaking guide/driver
  • 1 lunch at the local chicken rice restaurant
  • Local tea treats with Famous Old Town White Coffee Tasting
  • Round-trip transportation from Kuala Lumpur
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Additional food and drinks from the market

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  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
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January 23, 2023

Mr Avalee war ein herausragender Fahrer und Tourguide mit jahrelanger Erfahrung. İch kann immer noch nicht glauben, wie viel ich an einem Tag erleben und sehen durfte. Es war ein atemberaubender Tag. Vielen Dank!

August 7, 2022


June 7, 2022

Product ID: 350246