Kellie’s Castle (sometimes also called Kellie’s Folly) is a castle located near Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia. The unfinished, ruined mansion, was built by Scottish planter named William Kellie Smith. According to differing accounts, it was either a gift for his wife or a home for his son.
This 40,000 hectare forest reserve is one of the most well managed mangrove forest reserve in the world. With a rich diversity of wildlife, this forest have attracted numerous eco-tourist as well as researchers. Serving as a natural habitat for several types of fishes, birds and crustaceans, the importance of the forests cannot be stressed enough. Visitor might have the chance of catching a glimpse of Brahminy Kite Eagle, the Great Argus Pheasant, or maybe even the Chinese White Dolphine.
Teluk Intan is the largest town in Perak. The town is famous for its leaning pagoda clock tower. The tower was originally built to store water for local usage. Since it began leaning due to soft soil foundations it has become a tourist attraction. From the outside it has been disguised to look like an 8 storey Chinese pagoda.
The Orang Utan Island is a 35-acre island situated at the lake of the Bukit Merah Laketown Resort. The island is a sanctuary for the preservation of the endangered Bornean Orangutan. The island also provides education and tours for those interested in learning more about the importance of orangutan preservation, and how they may impact the balance of our ecosystem.
Perak Agrotourism Resort (PATRO) is a slice of heaven in Tanjung Tualang waiting to be explored. 10 beautifully designed chalets are available, including one styled along the lines of the Kutai house – a traditional type of Malay house that has been built in Perak since the 1800s.
The Royal Belum State Park is a huge park in the northern parts of Peninsular Malaysia. It is part of the even bigger Belum-Temengor Forest Complex (BTFC) that is shared with Thailand. Together with Taman Negara National Park it is one of the oldest rainforest in world, dating back over 130 million years. 14 of the World’s Most threatened mammals; among them the Malaysian Tiger, the white-handed Gibbon, Asiatic Elephant, Malaysian Sunbear, Sumatran Rhinoceros and Malayan Tapir still roam freely in this natural habitat.
One of the oldest and most famous Buddhist temple in Ipoh. Built into a natural limestone cave, the stairs within the temple entrance will lead visitors into an open area, with beautiful carvings and a garden that voted as the best in Malaysia. Visitors will get fantastic view from the highest point of the temple.
Gunung Lang Recreation Park was opened in October 2000 covering an area of 30.35 hectares out of which 14.16 hectares consists of the lake, the park is divided into two sections. It is developed around a scenic backdrop of limestone hills of Gunung Lang and Gunung Bilike. Ideal for private functions for up to 350 people to enjoy the outdoors.