|PLACES OF INTEREST
Nature and Adventure
| Tambun Caves
Tambun Caves is situated in tambun, on the outskirts of Ipoh.
Neolithic rock paintings are definite attractions in these caves.
The 2,000 year old paintings were first discovered in 1959 and they
speak of the early dwellers of the malay peninsular. Perched high
among hill peaks, visitors to these caves can enjoy a panoramic
sunset view of Ipoh city.
| Tambun Hot
A 15 minute drive from Ipoh towards Tanjung Rambutan brings you to
the foot of a limestone hill where a rejuvenating experience awaits
you - an invigorating hot bath from a natural spring. The
facilities offered include hot water pools, saunas and rest
Opening Hours : 3pm to Midnight. Admission fee : RM5
| Ulu Chepor
A recent face-lift has transformed Ulu Chepor in the district of
chemor to an ideal picnic and relaxation spot. Refreshing waterfall
and serene green forests is certainly a sight to behold and an
experience to cherish. 'rest-huts', changing rooms, food stalls and
picnic ground are provided for the comfort and leisure of visitors.
Enjoy the nature at its best. Ulu Chepor is open everyday,
including weekends and public holidays.
| National Stud
A brain-child of the first prime minister of malaysia, tunku abdul
rahman. Dated back in 1969, the project was implemented upon the
recommendation of a joint committee comprising representatives from
lembaga totalistator malaysia (ltm), the agriculture department and
the veterinary services department. Its aim was to conduct studies
and the viability of setting up stud farms to breed local
thoroughbred horses. The National Stud Farm is set in 120 acres of
rolling pastoral land with some of the best equine facilities for
breeding thoroughbreds in the tropics. From its humble beginnings
as an experimental farm, it has steadily attained recognition as a
successful breeding centre in the region where quality
thoroughbreds have been bred for More than two decades. Located at
tanjung rambutan, about 16 km northeast of Ipoh city.
| Tanjung Rambutan
Located near the Police Field Force North Brigade base, this
natural waterfall is a popular picnic site for tourists and