Gopeng Attractions & Area Resources
The Gopeng heritage house is a small museum. It is perfect to discover Gopeng’s old past as a tin-mining village. Very easy to find, just across the Gopeng roundabout!
Address: 6 Jalan Sungai Itek, 31600 Gopeng, Perak, Malaysia
Open Saturdays and Sundays only from 9.00 AM to 3.00 PM
Re-live Gopeng’s old history in this small yet enjoyable museum. The museum goes back to the time when Gopeng was a booming tin mining district. Featuring a wide range of antique items that will make you feel like it’s 1820. Here you will be able to walk through a part of Perak’s rich history.
Address: 28 Jalan Eu Kong, 31600 Gopeng, Perak, Malaysia
Open on Saturdays and Sundays only from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Free Admission. Museum guide for only MYR 10.
Tel.: +60 53597828, +60 175785185 or +60 165421287
In the town centre, you can find beautiful murals showcasing the culture of the local people. Included is a girl with Rafflesia flower, orang asli house, food stall and auntie selling durians. It’s a great opportunity to have a walk around the town and explore what it is hiding! On the way, you can grab some fresh coconut juice or ABC ice cream.
Gaharu Tea Valley
It is a very special tea plantation very different from regular tea plantations such as the one in Cameron Highlands. The plantation started more than 20 years ago. There is a guided tour available but tickets need to be bought.
Address: Mukim Teja, Kampung Sungai Itek 9840 Jalan Gopeng | Gaharu Tea Valley, Gopeng 31600, Malaysia
Open every day from 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM
Tel: +6017-596 4999
Batu Gajah is most known for Kellie’s Castle which was built by a Scottish planter around 1915 to live in with his wife and son. It’s a colonial-style mansion with a fascinating history. Currently, the ruins are available to visit. Please note this attraction sells tickets.
The castle is situated on the way to Batu Gajah town at the Kinta Kellas Rubber Estate, about a 30-minute drive and 14 km south of Ipoh City.
Address: Bandar Batu Gajah, 31000 Kampong Batu Gajah, Perak
Open every day from 10.00 AM to 6.30 PM
Tel: +605-255 2772/9962
Perak Herb Garden
Better known as the herbs park, this garden is located in kampung Kepayang near Jalan Simpang Pulai – Batu Gajah. It is a beautiful nature park host to more than five hundred plant species and is over 50 acres wide. Here you can learn more about these magnificent plants with a surprisingly vast range of medical properties.
Address: Batu 1, Jalan Simpang Pulai, Batu Gajah, Kg. Kepayang, Gopeng
Open Monday to Thursday 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM
Fridays 8.30 AM to 12.00 PM and 2.45 PM to 4.30 PM
Saturdays and Sundays 9.00 AM to 3.00 PM
Tel: 05-357 2290
Kinta Nature Park
Visit this beautiful nature park which is the host to more than 120 different bird species and situated on 900 hectares. From domestic to migrating birds, wander through the park and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.