Day 1: Kuala Lumpur - Ipoh
Lunch - Lou Wong Chicken Rice
06.00am: Morning Call. Pick up from your hotel in Kuala Lumpur. We will start our Ipoh Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur.
09.00am: Arrive in Ipoh, we will have breakfast upon arrival in Ipoh. We will drop you at Nam Heong Cafe for Malaysian local breakfast + White Coffee. Ipoh is famous for its famous white coffee. At own expenses. Expected to pay USD 1 to USD 5. Depending on what you are ordering from menu.
Description: Ipoh White Coffee originated in Ipoh and was named by Lonely Planet as one of the top three coffee towns. Ipoh White Coffee is famous for its sweeter and lighter taste if compare with regular white coffee.
10.30am: After breakfast, we will visit:
Perak Tong Cave – one of the most famous cave among 30 cave temples in Ipoh. It sits beneath a 120m – high limestone and is among a backdrop of hills.
Kellie’s Castle – a tragedy and mystery castle which abandoned by a Scotch.
01.00pm: We will be having lunch at Lou Wong Chicken Rice Restaurant.
Description: Lou Wong is famous for its bean sprouts chicken rice and has existed for ages. Although the ingredients look tasteless but is crispy. The chicken’s texture also soft and juicy. The most important is the bean sprouts chicken rice is fresh.
02.00pm: After lunch, we will be visiting:
Han Chin Pet Soo Museum – to understand the growth process of Ipoh. It is free entrance with free tour guide. Suggested to donate RM10 for the preservation of historical building. (closed on Monday and last sessions at 3.30pm).
Concubine Lane – the lane was given by a mining tycoon named Yau Tet Shin to one of his three wives. The wife survives by collecting taxes and profits from the suppliers who made money on her street.
Ipoh Railway Station – also called Taj Mahal of Ipoh. Majestic Hotel Ipoh is located inside the railway station. Advised to visit during sunset because sunset embellish the color of the building and make it more splendid. You can enjoy the routine evening water show after sunset.
NOTE: We will have dinner en route in Ipoh. At own expenses.
07.00pm: We will drive back to Kuala Lumpur. Journey will take approximately 3 hours.
10.00pm: Arrive in KL in your hotel. Tour ends.