The Sungai Klah Hot Springs in Perak is a
tranquil recreational area where visitors
can rejuvenate their mind and body.
Sungai KIah is located 10km away from the
town of Sungkai and a leisurely drive from
Kuala Lumpur to Sungkai is approximately 1
the water reflexology area where a
stream of hot spring water runs over
some smooth stones, providing a nice
massage to the soles of your feet. A
boardwalk is also built which leads
visitors to the source of the hot water
that bubbles out from the ground.
Watch the sizzling steam rise up from
the ground - an even more magical sight
at night when the spotlights are turned
on. At the Egg Boiling Pool, visitors
can bring their own eggs or buy them at
the park and immerse them in the pool,
ready for lunch!
A cafeteria and souvenir shop are also
available at the park. For those who
would like to spend more than a day to
explore the area, accommodation is
available. Traditional massage is also
available at the park during weekends.
Opening hours : 8:00am - 10:00pm
Admission fee : RM8.00 (adult) &
Tel : +605 441 4493
Kuala Woh Recreational Park is located about
13km from Tapah and can be found along the way
to Cameron Highlands. Visitors can picnic here
by its natural hot springs, majestic waterfalls
or Visit the orang asli settlement nearby. There
is also a long suspension bridge across the Batang Padang River where visitors can cross to
get a birdís eye view of the forest canopy.
Opening Hours : 8:00am - 5:00pm
Admission Fee : Free
: +605 401 1216
Further up the road from Kuala Woh Recreational
Forest and located mid way some 15km from Tapah
town is the Lata Iskandar Waterfalls, a popular
stopover for tourists heading for Cameron
Traditional pottery is made at the
nearby Kampung Kerayung. Available here
are restrooms, food stalls and a
colourful handicraft bazaar.
Just 15 minutes drive away from Ipoh on the road to Tanjung Rambutan lies Tambun village at the foot of a limestone hill. Tambun village is noted for its natural hot water spring which offers an invigorating hot mountain water bath. There are several natural hot water pools and the area is equipped with saunas and rest rooms.
Here vistors can also view the Tambun Caves which were discovered in 1959. There are 2,000- year old Neolithic paintings on the cave walls Tambun is also famous for its pomeloes, a round, slightly ovalish citrus fruit. Other hot springs in Perak are at Sungkai, Pengkalan Hulu, Kampung Ulu Slim in Slim River, Kampung Air Panas in Grik and Manong in Kuala Kangsar.
The Majestic Lata Kinjang waterfalls is visible from the north-south Expressway, after passing the Tapah exit. This majestic multi-tiered waterfall cascades 850 metres down the side of a mountain and proves a spectacular sight. The district is also home to several areas inhabited by the Orang Ash, the aborigines of the Peninsular. Villages exist near Lata Iskandar and Kuala Woh. The Orang Asli basically derive their income from the production and sale of fine handicrafts and the collection of jungle produce.