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From Kuala Lumpur: Private Ipoh History & Food Day Trip

From Kuala Lumpur: Private Ipoh History & Food Day Trip

From £73.57 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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Live tour guide
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Pickup included
Your hotel within Kuala Lumpur city center
Private group


  • 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
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
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