The Tin Mining City Story: Ipoh Heritage Trail

Perak, Malaysia

2 hours
1 - 60 travelers
Booking notice
1 day
Standard price

Roselyn Lim
I speak English, Malay, Mandarin

Explore the historic old tin mining town of Ipoh in the Ipoh Heritage Trail.

Ipoh is the capital city of Perak, which was developed into a tin mining town during the British era in 1920s. It became a sleepy town after its decline in the 1970. Today, Ipoh is seeing a revival in interest, thanks its blend of heritage landmarks, modern joints, delicious food and Ipoh white coffee.

Comprising 27 recorded points of interest situated from the old town of Ipoh to the maturing business area, the Ipoh Heritage Trail is a show of the city’s history. Stroll and listen to stories about the important landmarks like the Town Hall Building, Ipoh Railway Station, and Birch Memorial. Along the way, you may even want to try Ipoh white coffee or nasi kandar as you are guided through the phases of Ipoh history.

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Explore the heritage of Tin Mining City - Ipoh with us

Start the walk from Ipoh Railway Station, stroll around the Old Town of Ipoh and listen to the stories with our local experts. We will end the tour at Ho Yan Hor Museum.
Ipoh street art

Outfit Recommendations

Use light cotton wear. A comfortable pair of sneakers or sandals will help make this walk, guaranteed to be an eye-opener for both locals and tourists, more fun and enriching.

Poor weather plan

Bring along water and umbrella. Use sunscreen if necessary.

Safety notices

It is conducted by professional guides, with entry to exclusive venues only on this walk. The trail is relatively easy as the route follows footpaths in and around the city center. The walking tour takes about 2 hours to complete and is conducted in English / Chinese.

Where we will meet

Ipoh Railway Station, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

How to get there

★★★★★ 4.9

12 Reviews
  • Yoong A.
    Reviewed in August 2019

    Mr. Wong (our tour guide) is very patience. Explain/brief us lots of details as we follow him through heritage trail.
    He is a very knowledgeable and experienced tour guide and very friendly too. Will definitely recommend Ipoh Heritage Trial tour
    to my friends and relatives. Keep it up lokalocal (good job).

  • LOO
    Reviewed in August 2019

    Although my friends and I are locals, we thoroughly enjoyed the trail. Our guide did a great job too. Will definitely recommend this walk to my friends, near and far.

  • cheong
    Reviewed in May 2019

    非常棒的一次讲解会,讲解员非常有知识、风趣,把讲解说的非常好、生动,大力推荐呀!Very experienced, highly recommended. Very knowledgeable and the sharing very exciting and interesting. Thank you!

Standard price
Free /Pax
Booking details
Chinese Speaking (4pm - 6pm)
Chinese Speaking (8am - 10am)
English Speaking (4pm - 6pm)
English Speaking (8am - 10am)
Total MYR 0.00
Price including
Free guided walk
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