Faces of
Malaysia
Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

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Ipoh, Malaysia

Cave Temples at Gunung Rapat

address: Jalan Gunung Rapat, 31350 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Sam-Poh-Tong-Cave-Temple-Ipoh.jpg, 3 picturesque cave temples at Gunung Rapat (5km south of downtown Ipoh): Sam Poh Tong, Ling Sen Tong and Nam Tin Tong
Sam Poh Tong (三宝洞, Cavern of Triple Gems)
3 picturesque cave temples at Gunung Rapat (5km south of downtown Ipoh): Sam Poh Tong, Ling Sen Tong and Nam Tin Tong

map and location of Cave Temples at Gunung Rapat



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