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Maxwell Hill (Bukit Larut)


•    Located about 9 km away from Taiping town and 70 km from Ipoh. Go towards the direction of Taiping Lake garden and you are almost at the foot hill.
•    Established by William Edward Maxwell (Assistant British Resident of Perak) in 1884.
•    Maxwell Hill standing at 1,250 m above sea level is one of the least developed hill resort in Malaysia and is Gazette as a permanent forest reserve. She has a daily temperature ranges from 10 ºC to 25º C
•    There are no international hotels here and accommodation is basically bungalows and rest houses, some of which were built almost a century ago.
•    In a clear day, you can see the beautiful west coast of the peninsular including Pangkor Island.
•    A good place for bird-watchers and nature lovers as the lush tropical rainforests offers varieties of flora and fauna and various species of birds.
•    Trekkers can use the jungle trail to trek up the hill and it will take about three to four hours to reach Gunung Hijau depends on your physical ability. You can enjoy the exotic view along the way.
•    Besides trekking up the hill, visitors other alternative is to book the government Jeep with the driver. The road up the hill is steep and narrow with many sharp bends that you really need a very skilful driver to do the job. The transport service is provided from 8am to 5pm daily with a frequency of 1 hour.
•    Enquiry for transport and accommodations can be made through:
Bukit Larut Recreational Area Office:
Taiping Perak Darul Ridzuan Tel :605 8077241/243

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Perak Hotels Directory

Banding Island Resort (28 Rooms/ 2 stars)
Km 35.8, Lebuhraya Timur Barat, P.O Box 69, 33300 Gerik, Perak
Tel: 05-7921791

Rumah Rehat Gerik (23 Rooms/ 2 stars)
No.682, Jalan Haji Meor Yahya,33300 Gerik, Perak
Tel: 05-7911454

Seri Temenggong Rest House (17 Rooms/ 1 star)
Jalan Bukit Kerajaan, 33000 Kuala Kangsar, Perak
Tel: 05-7763872

Blue Bay Resort (66 Rooms/ 3 stars)
4, Jalan Titi Panjang,32200 Lumut, Perak
Tel: 05-6836939

Hotel Putra (48 Rooms/ 1 star)
Lot 211, 212 & 213, Jalan Iskandar Shah, 32200 Lumut, Perak
Tel: 05-6838000

The Lumut Country Resort (44 Rooms/ 3 stars)
331, Jalan Titi Panjang, 32200 Lumut, Perak
Tel: 05-6835109/ 6835009

Shewood Marina Cove (220 Rooms/ 3 stars)
Jalan Teluk Batik, 32200 Lumut, Perak
Tel: 05-6836666

Swiss-Garden Resort & Spa Damai Laut (300 Rooms/ 4 stars)
Persiaran Swiss-Garden, Jalan Damai Laut Off Jalan Teluk Senangin, 32200 Lumut, Perak.
Tel: 05-6843333

The Orient Star Resort Lumut (150 Rooms/ 3 stars)
Lot 203 & 366, Jalan Iskandar Shah, 32200 Lumut, Perak
Tel: 05-6834199

Bay View Resort Pangkor (32 Rooms/ 2 stars)
No. 3274, Jalan Pasir Bogak, Pulau Pangkor 32300 Perak
Tel: 05-6854922

Mizam Country Resort (23 Rooms/ 1 star)
Lot 4507 & 4515, Teluk Nipah, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak
Tel: 05-6853359

Pangkor Laut Resort (178 Rooms/ 5 stars)
Pulau Pangkor Laut, 32200 Lumut, Perak
Tel: 05-6991100

Pangkor Island Beach Resort (240 Rooms/ 4 stars)
Teluk Belanga (Golden Sands), 32300 Pangkor Island, Perak
Tel: 05-6851091

Seagull Beach Resort (47 Rooms/ 1 star)
Teluk Nipah, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak
Tel: 05-6852878

Seaview Hotel & Holiday Resort (59 Rooms/ 2 stars)
Jalan Pasir Bogak, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak
Tel: 05-6851605/ 6851705

Teluk Dalam Resort Pangkor (152 Rooms/ 4 stars)
Teluk Dalam, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak
Tel: 05-6855000

Bukit Merah Laketown Resort (204 Rooms/ 4 stars)
Jalan Bukit Merah, 34400 Semanggol, Perak
Tel: 05-8978888

Teluk Rubiah Beach & Golf Resort (19 Rooms/ 2 stars)
P.O. Box 27, 32040 Manjung, Perak
Tel: 05-6887300

Legend Inn (88 Rooms/ 2 stars)
No. 2, Jalan Long Jaafar,34000 Taiping, Perak
Tel: 05-8060000

Panorama Hotel Taiping (80 Rooms/ 2 stars)
No.61-79, Jalan Kota,34000 Taiping, Perak
Tel: 05-8084111

Seri Malaysia Taiping (50 Rooms / 2 stars)
4, Jalan Sultan Mansor, 34000 Taiping, Perak
Tel: 05-80695602

Taiping Resort (50 Rooms / 3 stars)
Jalan Bukit Jana, 34600 Kamunting, Taiping, Perak
Tel: 05-8836700

Anson Hotel (51 Rooms / 2 stars)
8,9,10 Medan Sri Intan, Jalan Sekoplah 36000 Teluk Intan, Perak
Tel: 05-6226167

Sri Bandar Hotel (24 Rooms / 1 star)
Lot 4028-4030, Jalan Sultan Abdullah, 36000 Teluk Intan, Perak
Tel: 05-6237534

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Ipoh Hotels Directory

Casuarina Parkroyal Ipoh (200 Rooms / 4 stars)
2092 Jalan Haji Dr Raja Nazrin Shah, 30250 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2555555

Excelsior Hotel (200 Rooms / 3 stars)
43, Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2536666

Fair Park Hotel (99 Rooms / 2 stars)
85 Jalan KamaruddimIsa, 31400 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-5488666

Grand View Hotel (85 Rooms / 2 stars)
36, Jalan Harley, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2431488

Heritage Hotel Ipoh (265 Rooms / 3 stars)
Lot 11510-S & 11511-S, Jalan Raja Di Hilir, 30350 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2428888 

Lucky Hotel (67 Rooms / 2 stars)
79, Jalan C.M Yusuff, 30250 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2547777
Regalodge Hotel (86 Rooms / 3 stars)
131, Jalan Raja Ekram, 30450 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: o5-2425555

Ritz Kowloon Hotel (34 Rooms/ 1 star)
92-96, Jalan Yang Kalsom, 30250 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2547778

Robin Hotel (33 Rooms / 2 stars)
92-110, Jalan Mustapah Al-Bakri, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2421888

Seri Malaysia Ipoh (100 Rooms / 2 stars)
Lot 10406, Jalan Sturrock, Off Jalan Tambun, 30350 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2412936

Syuen Hotel (290 Rooms / 4 stars)
88, Jalan Sultan Adbul Jalil, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-2538889

Tambun Inn (85 Rooms / 2 stars)
91, Jalan Raja Dihilir, 30350 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-5477211

The Mejestic Station Hotel (100 Rooms / 2 Stars)
Bangunan Stesen Keratapi, Jalan Panglima Bukit Gantang Wahab, 30000 Ipoh Perak
Tel: 05-2554217

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Ipoh is the State Capital of Perak and also one of the major cities in Malaysia.  Surrounded by beautiful limestone hills and situated in the Kinta Valley, she has many natural limestone caves that still favoured by tourists.

Ipoh Interesting Places

  • Geological Museum – visitors can see more than 600 samples of minerals and ores found in Perak. Other collection of fossils, precious stones and rock specimens are also display in this museum. Established in 1957, this geological museum is an eye-opening place for poeple who is interested to learn more about Malaysian minerals produces.
  • Sam Poh Tong – Founded by a monk in 1890, it is said to be the largest cave temple in Malaysia. This temple is still managed by group  of monks and nuns till today and has developed into  a popular tourist attraction. From the top of the cave, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Ipoh town.
  • Perak Tong – Situated in the north of Ipoh, this cave temple is a popular place of worship and famous  for her Buddha statues. Visitors can enjoy the cooling temperature and view the beautiful landscapes form the top.


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