I don’t like the expression ‘best kept secret.’ But if there’s one such thing, you’ll find it here. Ignored by travel books and bloggers, Gopeng is where Malaysians go Kampung. Situated about 2 hours drive from KL - 20 kilometres before Ipoh - it’s the ideal place for rafting, caving and chilling. Ulu River Lounge - Welcome to Eden When we drive up the porch of Gopeng’s Ulu River Lodge, we can only say one word: WOW! The place is a set of pavilions, wooden Suria (mosque) and
Welcome to Taman Negara (literally: ‘The National Park’) – home of our mascot: the Malayan Tapir. The chances of seeing one in the wild are pretty slim. So don’t be bluffed by fancy leaflets of tour operators in KL and do not book a tour or package. Most activities are fillers, not killers. You’re better off doing everything yourself. Just follow da Tapir. Apart from the NSK and Han shutlle services (RM 75 to 95), there are no direct busses to Taman Negara. The trip happens i
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Travel blog started in Malaysia, the land of the tapir. I am a creative with a passion for traveling. Ideally outdoor & off-the-beaten path. Here are my best travel tips and tales.