Things To Do at Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia

Updated 27.9.2022 10am

Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ Happy Malaysia Day, 16 Sept to all ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

Do check out this TikTok clip ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ captured by Tourism Malaysia on what’s Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ in siennyLovesDrawing’s eyes ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘€โ“โ‰๏ธ

Special thanks for this ya โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿปโค๏ธ & SiennyLovesDrawing has met lots of ๐Ÿ†• friends from this Lenggong trip, friendships forever all till we next travel trip together gather ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜

SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป is a proud Anak Malaysia ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ’— & always love to share about her home country here, this time she would like to share her recent trip to Lenggong, Perak with Tourism Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

Ohh yes โœ…๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Lenggong Valley of Perak, Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ was a little-known backwater town, then with famous news ๐Ÿ“ฐ of Perak Man (Born with congenital deformity) discovery in Gua Gunung Runtuh ie. An archeological team from Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang discovered the 11K years old โ€œoldest & completeโ€ human skeleton ๐Ÿ’€ found in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ in the early 1990s. It was then successfully being listed as a UNESCO world heritage site on 30 June 2012 with 4๏ธโƒฃ archaeological sites in 2๏ธโƒฃ clusters ie. Gua Gunung Runtuh, Kota Tampan, Bukit Jawa & Bukit Sapi. Also listed as Lenggong Geopark since Dec 2021 ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Some archaeological experts have dubbed Lenggong Valley as an open-air museum ~ There is an evidence of cave drawings, skeletons ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€ & precious finds of weapons, stone tools, pottery, etc. It covers 1๏ธโƒฃ of the longest culture sequences in a single locality in the world ๐ŸŒŽ Read more about Lenggong via ๐ŸŒ & via ๐ŸŒ

So, let’s check out where are the places to visit ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“, things to do, local foods to enjoy & hotel accommodations ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ at Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

Places To Visit & Things To Do

Lata Kekabu Waterfalls

Let’s discover the Lenggongโ€™s natural gem ๐Ÿ’Ž ~ It’s a breathtaking sparkly waterfalls that resides in Taman Eko Rimba Lata Kekabu ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ Other than waterfalls, there are natural pools & suspension bridge ๐ŸŒ‰ with a spectacular view from the top ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป really enjoyed here as a calm & peaceful place to explore the pristine beauty of flora & fauna, the plunge for a refreshing dip & swim in the cooling natural mountain stream ๐Ÿž๏ธ

Do check out her happy nature time exploring this waterfall TikTok clip captured via ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ

This park is well maintained with lots of good signboards to alert its visitors of their safety ๐Ÿฆบ whether the waterfall areas are suitable for swimming ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ or water ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’ฆ splashing fun. Do pay attention to the signboards, let’s be safe while enjoying the natural beauty here ya ๐Ÿค—

The waterfall is just less than 15mins of a slow walking ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿปfrom the entrance using the provided trails. Not to worry, it’s absolutely simple easy flat walking ya ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Also with jungle trekking route if you are adventurous hike ๐Ÿฅพ

Tips๐Ÿ“Œ: Suggest to bring a towel & spare clothes for a change, there are public toilet ๐Ÿšฝ here ya


Tasik Raban

It’s an abundant still water with a beautiful ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ view of the valley of mountains โ›ฐ๏ธ๐Ÿž๏ธ For nature lovers, you will definitely be amazed to enjoy viewing the flora & fauna that can be explored here

Canoeing aka kayaking ๐Ÿ›ถ & boat ride ๐Ÿšฃโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšฃ in Tasik Raban, in the middle of Titiwangsa Range & Bintang Hijau Range to enjoy watching the dusk scenery & sunset ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒ„๐ŸŒ…

SiennyLovesDrawing absolutely loves her sunset time here ๐ŸŒ…๐ŸŒ„๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ, so so relax while enjoying the beautiful sunset moments โค๏ธ

Visitors can enjoy cycling here too ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ & fishing ๐ŸŽฃ lovers can enjoy fishing with sampan boat ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿšฃโ€โ™€๏ธ Not just that, visitors can opt for an overnight stay here either with Resort Tasik Raban or camping ๐Ÿ•๏ธ

She has enjoyed high tea โ˜•๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฎ in front of the Resort Tasik Raban area, yes โœ…, just by the lakeside under the flysheet & tent setup by Skycamp aka Skytrex Adventure, also had a good chat with the founder of Suak Saudagar Expresso to learn about coffee โ˜• making & cafe latte art from him too ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Do continue reading on as she then enjoyed a great heritage dinner at his cafe home ๐Ÿก too. Highly recommended & advance booking required for heritage dinner preparation ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป It’s so chill relaxing to enjoy chit chatting & high tea here


Ladang Ternakan Madu Kelulut KAB

This stingless bee (Aka Kelulut in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ’s national language ๐Ÿ) farm is surrounded by forest reserve ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ

Hence, the honey is formed from the forest herbs flowers, each type of Kelulut ๐Ÿ actually will harvest different taste of honey ๐Ÿฏ whether a mixture of sour & sweet taste or pure sweet taste, absolutely unique ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

SiennyLovesDrawing loves the stingless bee ๐Ÿ honey ๐Ÿฏ sipping experience at this farm

Not just that stingless bee honey ๐Ÿฏ offers different health benefits for own healthy consumption too, it’s a good gifting idea ๐ŸŽ, so you can grab a bottle via its official online Shopee store named Atiah_Badek via ๐Ÿ›๏ธ๐Ÿ›’๐ŸŒ , let’s support local business ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Do check out her happy visit & sipping kelulut honey ๐Ÿฏ TikTok clip captured via ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ

Website ๐ŸŒ:

Lenggong UNESCO Caves Expedition

It was a guided caving expedition by representatives of Lenggong Geopark Expert & National Heritage Depertment to conquer the Gua Kajang, Gua Memerang, Gua Asar, Gua Ngaum, Gua Puteri, Gua Kubah, Gua Gelap & trace back its glory back to the stone age. These caves are the 1๏ธโƒฃst excavation sites in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ in the year 1917 ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿคฉ

Gua Kajang is ๐Ÿ”Ÿmins drive ๐Ÿš— from Gua Gunung Runtuh where 2๏ธโƒฃ female skeletons were found at the entrance of this cave. 1๏ธโƒฃ of several caves in Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone massif, also was the site of the 1๏ธโƒฃst cave archaeological excavation in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ back in 1917, fragments of pottery, stone tools & food residues were uncovered here. The pottery discovered here claimed to be the oldest recorded pottery in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ for the production & usage of pottery

This is an interesting cave with a unique tunnel-like structure together with fascinating stalagmites & stalactites. It offers instagrammable spots to capture lovely OOTDs with a โ“ & โ™ฅ๏ธ shapes, amazing ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ

Gua Memerang with its name that a memerang aka otter looking natural formed within this cave
Gua Asar with its name from the Muslim prayer Azan Asar was played when this cave was discovered
Gua Ngaum was 1๏ธโƒฃst site discovered in 1990 by a team from University Science Malaysia. It was named โ€˜ngaumโ€™ after a tiger ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ… was heard roaring outside the mouth of the cave soon after it was discovered. Food remains, stone tools & potsherd ie. fragments of broken pottery were the evidence of human habitation around 7K years ago, wow ๐Ÿ˜ฒ
Gua Puteri is a slightly challenging cave to reach, all have to climb & hold the ropes to avoid falling down. It offers interesting natural limestone formations inside it, SiennyLovesDrawing has observed the sculptures of a princess, a Malaysia map ๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ & a frog ๐Ÿธ during her recent visit
Gua Kubah is with windy ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ moments to walk in, a very spacious cave comparatively
Gua Gelap is the cave that you can see the fruit bat ๐Ÿฆ‡ here, you will smell their poo ๐Ÿ’ฉ once you step in this cave. Guess whatโ“โ‰๏ธ Their ๐Ÿ’ฉ makes great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป fertilizer for plants

Do check out her happy hike & explore the caves TikTok clip captured via ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ


Lenggong Valley Tour

It was a guided tour by the representatives of Lenggong Geopark Expert & National Heritage Depertment, as well as Mineral Department

Bailey Bridge ๐ŸŒ‰ at Kampung Belum Baru was an instant yet strong wooden bridge built by the Squadron Army in 3๏ธโƒฃ days which is part of the main road that is used daily, when you’re here you will sure observe the heavy vehicles to/ from this bridge ๐ŸŒ‰ with goods transporting

Hmm…So shy to share that SiennyLovesDrawing accidentally fell down from this bridge ๐ŸŒ‰๐Ÿ˜‚ while snapped photos, luckily just her right leg ๐Ÿฆต, if both her legs, she will be dropped to Sungai Perak & she doesn’t know how to swim ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Thanks God, she was safe with a memorable bruises moment during this trip ๐Ÿ˜‚

LoL ๐Ÿ˜†, this was the photo & the broken hole ๐Ÿ•ณ๏ธ as you observed behind her in this photo was how her right leg ๐Ÿฆต got fell down. Moral of the story is we as visitors & travellers need to be careful with our surroundings while busy taking photos or videos. During dinner on that night, she had a chat with the Majlis Daerah Lenggong team about her incident & she was told that they have submitted requests to the Jabatan Kerja Raya to continuously repair & maintenance this bridge ๐ŸŒ‰, some of the maintenance work already on going, just that finding suitable wood to replace the broken parts of this bridge ๐ŸŒ‰ take time as not easy to find the equivalent wood quality

SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป greatly appreciates the actions taken to ensure the locals & visitors’ safety at this heritage bridge moving forward ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
Telaga Biru is a rare geopark site that features natural occurrences from the ground that is said to have health benefits for skin disease & anti aging. It’s recommended that to cook this well water 1๏ธโƒฃst before consume it ya

Luat Bridge ๐ŸŒ‰ is a scenic & panoramic view of 2๏ธโƒฃ majestic range, Titiwangsa & Bintang Hijau. Get a glimpse of Bukit Bunuh, a site of a meteorite impact, read more Malaysia’s national language via ๐ŸŒ


Mini Amazon Expedition

From Pengkalan Pipit, then to experience Lenggong scenic backwater tour. Yes โœ…, it’s an enjoyable mini Amazon expedition by boat ๐Ÿšค through Tasik Raban & Sungai Perak

During the boat ride, listened to the history of a sunken village named Kampung Raban in the 1940s, the Peacock Bass fish ๐ŸŸ which is native to the Amazon, the original sites of the film Anna & The King, Operation Mekong, as well as the village house with famous Petronas Hari Raya 2003 advertisement named Janda Beranak Tujuh

Do continue reading on her riverside lunch at Kampung Durau under Food section below with a TikTok clip captured ya ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป


Pekasam Making at Pekasam Warisan Utara

Learning how to make Pekasam ie. A famous traditional food from scratch

Guess whatโ‰๏ธโ“

Lenggong is known as the best Pekasam export dated back to the 70’s

SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป has learnt the whole process of Pekasam making from here

Don’t ever underestimate the power of salt ๐Ÿง‚ in creating delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿคค traditional dishes

Do check out her Perkasam making process TikTok clip captured via ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ


Food ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿคค

Abang “Uu” Roti Canai & Murtabak

SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed her beef murtabak & iced Neslo breakfast served here ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Not just that Abang Uu is so friendly that he allowed her to flipping roti, lol ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜† Do check out her happy flipping roti & Murtabak eating TikTok clip captured via ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ


MYKP Kg Chepor Riverside

MYKP meant for My Komuniti Perikanan ie. My Fishing Community

SiennyLovesDrawing had great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป time here & highly recommended you all to enjoy Lenggong cuisine lunch with local delicacies & scenic view of Perak River & its surrounding mountain valley by the beautifully built lookout bamboo tower here

Do check out her happy dining TikTok clip captured ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ Ohh ya…Must listen to her voice over in this TikTok clip ya ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ’—


Deer Farm, Kampung Luat ๐ŸฆŒ๐ŸฆŒ

SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’• had great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป time enjoyed local delicacies high tea among the deer ๐ŸฆŒ๐ŸฆŒwith a vast view field with free-running deer ๐ŸฆŒ๐ŸฆŒ

Do check out her TikTok clip captured ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ

Yes โœ…, Lenggong area with lots of deer ๐ŸฆŒ๐ŸฆŒ It’s absolutely a great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป chance to get personal & up close with the deer ๐ŸฆŒ๐ŸฆŒwhile you dine here. the deer ๐ŸฆŒ๐ŸฆŒ just so so friendly, no need to worry ya ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

You may contact En Wafiy via ๐Ÿ“ฑ+6019-2339101 who has started this space for about 1.5 years


Suak Saudagar Expresso

Enjoyed heritage dinner here, yes โœ…, a “gastronomical-time-tunnel” experience that serves traditional menus ie. Kebebeh, Pindang Daun Semiar, Kemahang & many more ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป in an old village house

Personally, she really love the taste of Kebebeh for the 1๏ธโƒฃst time here, so so delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿคค to enjoy. Do check out her happy dining TikTok clip captured ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ

Love the antique collections display in the dining space here, just like a mini museum ๐Ÿคฉ

Ohh ya…Day time is a cafe for all to enjoy a cuppa โ˜•, the owner is the one that passionately shared & conducted coffee making workshop at Tasik Raban as shared above ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป This place at day time is a cafe to enjoy a great cuppa โ˜•, highly recommended for all coffee lovers to dropping by whenever you’re at Lenggong, Perak

She has recently dropped by for a cuppa & enjoyed the Hazelnut Latte ๐Ÿฅค during #TravelPeraklah trip with Gaya Travel. It’s always good to be back to good ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป places while cuti cuti Malaysia ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ


Riverside Lunch at Kampung Durau

Yes โœ…, as shared above, during the mini Amazon expedition cruise ride, she has visited to the approximately 11 families that still inhabit in Kampung Durau ie. 1๏ธโƒฃ of the few villages that only accessible by water transport ๐Ÿšค

Also enjoyed feast on tasty home cook village lunch, also the fruit salad aka Rojak Buah here is absolutely tasty delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿคค yummy max ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Highly recommended you all to stop by the villages during your river cruise ๐Ÿ›ฅ๏ธ for the local traditional delicacies prepared by the locals here

So, let’s support the community tourism, do opt for a river tour & then opt for a village lunch to support the Lenggong community tourism ya ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Ohh ya…Do grab a souvenir from here ~ the fruit rojak sauce @ Kampung Durau is absolutely tasty, not to miss ya ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป


Hotel Accommodation ๐Ÿข

Branda Sungai Sumpitan

Checked in to a hidden nature bed & breakfast concept accommodation here with my room mate for 2๏ธโƒฃ nights stay here ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’ค during recent trip with Tourism Malaysia

This place was launched since May 2022, yes โœ…, a ๐Ÿ†• space

SiennyLovesDrawing absolutely enjoyed a splendid, ๐Ÿ†“ from hustle & bustle, tidy & clean chalet stay experience, especially love the beautiful scenery here ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸชŸ

A happy serenity in nature chalet or glamping stay if you’re a nature lover ya ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Guess whatโ“โ‰๏ธ

You can basically just walking down from the staircase in front of your room to the river for a cooling river swim, yes โœ…, right open your room door ๐Ÿšช to be at the river side ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜

Not just that, SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป actually has dine in here for breakfast, lunch, tea time & dinner at Rumah Makan Exotik Lenggong during her recent trip as she enjoyed her comfy stay for 2๏ธโƒฃ nights here ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Superb love the foods here, Lol ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜† ha…ha…
Absolutely a nice place to enjoy meals served here for a great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป variety of local foods & accompanied by the natural sound of river flow ๐Ÿ˜ Ohh ya…It serves delicious deer ๐ŸฆŒ dishes here ya ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Enjoyed BBQ dinner with the performance of local band mic ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ

She has got fireflies in her room โœจwith shine blinking accompanied her asleep ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ’ค in the dark, absolutely a happy surprise of the fantastic ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ moments with nature surrounding here


So, let’s plan your travel to experience the beauty & heritage of Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ, for sure you will never regret ya ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป


29 thoughts on “Things To Do at Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia

    1. Highly recommend you to travel & visit Lenggong, Perak ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ it’s really worth a visit this beautiful & rich heritage place in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป


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