Kuala Kangsar - The Royal Town | Historical and Cultural Experience

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Kuala Kangsar - The Royal Town | Historical and Cultural Experience

Location: Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia  |  Duration: 8 hours (approx.)



  1. Private 8-hour tour of Kuala Kangsar accompanied by professional guide
  2. Learn about the Malay culture, art & crafts, and stories about the origin of the Sultanate
  3. Sample authentic Kuala Kangsar Laksa noodle as lunch, away from the tourist trap
  4. Hands-on experience on making your Labu Sayong vassal
  5. Head to some of the best unspoiled secrets only known by few
  6. Enjoy the services and convenience of a private driver
  7. No forced shopping stops

The royal town of Kuala Kangsar being the epicenter for some of Malaysia’s most defining moments. Walk amongst the royal mosque and palaces of old, listen to stories about the Malay culture and the Sultanate, learn the arts and crafts, this delightful town where a day could get you to see all its interesting landmarks!


Kuala Kangsar - The Royal Town | Kuala Kangsar Private Tour will only cover the city or town limits of Kuala Kangsar, and Ipoh area. We aim to be the best of the best in our field as an expert and a local. We reserve the right to refuse to go further and not ashamed to let you know that we are leaving our "territory". A different quotation will be issued for any place out of the mentioned coverage.


As most of Malaysia’s tourist attraction is not wheelchair friendly, we will try our best to customize it to fit your group, especially for the elderly. Do let us know in advance so we will take note of it! Suitable for those with:

— Own bucket list
— Time constraints
— Physically challenged
— Strict diet
— Elderly

Pickup from Ipoh or Kuala Kangsar
  • Pickup — From your designated place/hotel in Kuala Kangsar or Ipoh.
  • Victoria Bridge — Start the 45 minutes drive to our first attraction, Victoria Bridge.
  • Royal Town — Visit the royal hill of Bukit Chandan, a small hill where Istana Iskandariah (Sultans Royal Palace) is located, along with the Ubudiah Mosque (Royal Mosque), Royal Mausoleum, Perak Royal Museum, and Keris Memorial which you can have a sweeping view of the meandering Perak River.
  • Lunch — The signature Kuala Kangsar Laksa noodle.
  • Attractions — Pavilion Square Tower, also fondly known as the "Pagoda of Malaysia" and the first & oldest rubber tree in Malaysia.
  • Malay Art & Craft — In Kuala Kangsar, there are several important cottage industries. Please choose only one of the below:-
    1) Making of Labu Sayong - A gourd-shaped vassal made from clay. The vassal is said to impart curative and cooling properties to drinking water that is stored in it. Part of the itinerary involves a firsthand experience at one of the cottage factories.
    2) Traditional Keris Making* - A dagger/sword famous for its distinctive wavy blade
    3) Perak Tekat* - Gold embroidery usually on uniforms of officers and royalty
    *Need to contact us to confirm dates with the craft masters
  • Return to original point of pickup at Kuala Kangsar or Ipoh at around 4:00 PM ending the tour.

- Fill in your preferred pickup location in the booking form
- Check your email the night before tour for updates on pickup time
- Pickup commences prior to the starting time, please be prepared at your pickup location at least 15 minutes before tour departure time

All guests are returned to their original point of pickup or any airport, bus & train terminal within Kuala Kangsar or Ipoh.

  • E-Voucher
  • Sunscreen/umbrella for unpredictable weather
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Drinking water
  • Huge amount of curiosity
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Entrance Fee
  • Complimentary pick-up & drop-off (within Kuala Kangsar and Ipoh area): Hotel, bus & train terminals, Ipoh Airport (Sultan Azlan Shah Airport)
  • All meals, food, and drink
  • Your own rain gear if weather is bad
  • Gratuities / Tipping (optional)

Available Days: Available daily except Friday.We advise booking this tour at least 72 hours in advance

Booking Cutoff Time:
— PRIVATE TOUR (1-6 PAX) Group closes 12 hours before tour starts (8:00 AM)
— PRIVATE TOUR (7-9 PAX) Group closes 2 days before tour starts (8:00 AM)

Duration: 8 hours

Departure Time: Flexible starting time | Recommended to start at 8:00 AM

Departure / Return: Kuala Kangsar or Ipoh City

Area Coverage: Covers the entire Kuala Kangsar and within city limits of Ipoh

Language: English / Mandarin / Cantonese

Please Note:

  • To book this tour please select your desired date on the calendar
  • Tour confirmation with E-Voucher will be issued after payment
  • Due to the ever changing tropical weather, it is important to be well equipped against sun & rain, and wearing proper foot gear for walk
  • Prices, times and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice unless secured with payment

Please refer to our Refund Policy: ipohsecrets.com/refund-policy


— 1 to 3 PAX: RM 760 (PER GROUP)
— 4 to 6 PAX: RM 190 PER PERSON
— 7 to 9 PAX: RM 175 PER PERSON
— For bookings more than 9 people, please CONTACT US


*Price will update accordingly after added to order/cart
*Adult pricing applies to all travelers
*Peak/Off-Peak Season, Weekends applys

Pre-book your City Transfer Service at a fixed rate to/from Ipoh and have your private transport with qualified driver waiting for you!

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Please advise any specific dietary requirements/food allergies/religious restrictions as our itinerary mainly consist of local authentic food which might not be suitable for vegetarian/vegan/halal/kosher. An arrangement will only be made if requested in advance.
Pickup from Ipoh or Kuala Kangsar