The third largest city in Malaysia Ipoh, also known as the Bougainvillaea City, is the capital of Perak state. Historically, 'Ipoh' referred to the Old Town and New Town divided by the Kinta River at its heart, from which the city grew. It is approximately 200 km from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Highway.
Perak is a state that has everything. It has clean and pristine beaches, unspoiled and secluded islands, tranquil lakes, virgin rainforests, relaxing hill-resorts and charming towns. More than anything else, Perak’s beautiful and undulating landscape will mesmerise any visitor, and its lush jungles and rugged limestone hills will capture your imagination.