Perak, Malaysia · 15 hotels available
Perak Tengah is based at the town of Seri Iskandar, Parit and is administered by Majlis Daerah Perak Tengah. With an area covering 96 km square, Perak Tengah is bordered by Kuala Kangsar on the south, Kinta on the east and Manjung on the west. About 80% of this district is covered by low land with population of 88,446 people.
Before 1979, Parit fell under the administration of Kuala Kangsar District and Kampung Gajah was under Hilir Perak District. Perak Tengah was formed through changes in local government administration. After being approved by the Executive Council on 1st December 1979, Majlis Daerah Perak Tengah was established covering 11 areas.
Perak Tengah is divided into 11 main areas namely; Bandar, Belanja, Bota, Jaya Baru, Kampung Gajah, Kota Setia, Lambor, Layang-layang, Pasir Panjang Hulu, Pasir Salak and Pulau Tiga.
Bahasa Melayu is the main language spoken in Perak Tengah, though some of the areas might have certain dialect.
If you are driving from Kuala Lumpur, take the North South Highway and exit at interchange 135-Gopeng toward Gopeng/Jeram/Batu Gajah. Then, follow the signage on the road that will lead you to Seri Iskandar. On the other hand, if you plan to take the bus, head to Terminal Bus Bersepadu (TBS). You will find various bus operators that provide service to Perak Tengah areas. Taking the electric train (ETS) will be a whole lot easier. The ETS moves from KL Sentral. You will have to get off the train at Batu Gajah station.
All flights to Perak land at Sultan Azlan Shah Airport in Ipoh. From the airport, you may take a taxi or public bus take will take you straight to Perak Tengah areas.
Famous among cave enthusiasts, Gua Tempurung is located at the District of Kampar, approximately, 25 minutes’ drive from from the capital of Perak, Ipoh. Gua Tempurung offers various interesting outdoor activities such as caving, white water rafting, river tubing, waterfall Abseiling and many other recreation activities. Also, there several types of accommodation such as chalet, dormitory and campsite around the cave.
Initially, Kellie’s Castle was a home to Scottish Planter, William Kellie Smith in the 20th century. In 1926, Kellie suddenly passed away, leaving behind the castle covered with an aura of mystery. Today, Perak State Government has rescued this abandoned castle in order to preserve this magnificent structure from further damage. It is opened for visitors daily.
This 4,500 tons ship used to scoop up bucket loads of tin-bearing soil back in 1920’s, where tin mining and dredging activity took place here. This ship operated for almost 45 years. Today, the ship serves a museum and can ba visited daily from 8.30 am to 6 pm.
This beautiful resort is an ideal destination for those who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of life in the city. Comprising of 50 suite chalets, each unit at Green Village Pasir Salak Resort features a balcony that affords a panoramic view of the Perak River as well as glorious sunrises and sunsets.
This 1-star hotel can be easily accessed from Sultan Azlan Shah Airport. Located at a cosy surrounding, Anggun Hotel is an base to further explore the uniqueness of Perak Tengah.
This hotel promises a wonderful and relaxing stay with clean and cosy ambient. Located conveniently at pulse of touristic area of Bandar Seri Iskandar, Kristal Hotel is an absolute pick if you plan to stay in this area.