Arrive Ipoh this afternoon and transfer to your hotel.
Ipoh City is Malaysia third largest city in the country and a gateway to the Cameron Highlands. Ipoh is the capital city of Perak state on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. There are 5 nicknames for Ipoh: The Town Built on Tin and City of Millionaires referring to the vast fortunes made during the boom of the tin-mining industries. Affectionately called Paloh till today by the local Chinese, referring to the gigantic mining pumps used for early tin ore extraction. The Bougainvillea City referring to Bougainvillea as the symbol flower of the city. The Hill City referring to Ipoh being central and surrounded by hills. But now most the people called Paloh and The Hill City became a town name.
On 27 May 1988, it was granted city status by the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah. It is divided naturally by the Kinta River into two main townships – Ipoh Old Town and Ipoh New Town. The old town contains older and pre-war architectures comprising government buildings, shop lots, residences and historical landmarks. So a very large of the historical buildings still existence and function.
Now, Ipoh is a famous foods counties. Folks from all over the country regularly flock to Ipoh to taste historical landmarks of Ipoh old town white coffee, succulent pomelos, fluffy kaya puff, Ipoh’s famous salted chicken, bean sprouts and chicken, Hong Kong dim sum, Lor Mai Kai, Taro puff, Char Siew Bao, egg tarts, fried glutinous and so on.
Check-in hotel, rest and relax. Free day.
In Ipoh, the night market operates at different location every night so as to attract visitors from the nearby areas. In fact, there are a few operations going on each night while the popular ones are:
Tue • Medan Ipoh (Ipoh Garden East, behind Jusco)
Wed • Stadium Perak
Thu • Taman SPPK (Pangkalan)
Fri • First Garden (near Jelapang)
Sat • Menglembu (Ipoh Garden East, near residential flats)
Sun • Taman Cempaka (off the Tiger Lane)
Overnight at Ibis Styles hotel (standard room).
Breakfast is served at the hotel.
You will have a chance to try out one of the famous café-restauarnt, Lim Ko Pi for their bread & white coffee (on pax own expense) or at Romeo café (halal).
Breakfast is served at the hotel.Free till transfer back to Kuala Lumpur).
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