Johor means ‘Precious Stones’ and this moniker truly reflects the many wonders the state has to offer tourists. Bordering Malacca, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang in the north and Singapore just across the causeway.
The third largest city in Malaysia Ipoh, also known as the Bougainvillaea City, is the capital of Perak state. Historically, 'Ipoh' referred to the Old Town and New Town divided by the Kinta River at its heart, from which the city grew. It is approximately 200 km from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Highway.
The oldest civilisation in Peninsular Malaysia is the land of padi fields, Kedah. One of the most appealing northern states, Kedah mirrors the quintessential Malay persona and offers visitors a glimpse into interesting people and mind-boggling attractions. Lembah Bujang in the state of Kedah contains the remains of the Langkasuka Kingdom believed to date back to the fifth century.
Perak is a state that has everything. It has clean and pristine beaches, unspoiled and secluded islands, tranquil lakes, virgin rainforests, relaxing hill-resorts and charming towns. More than anything else, Perak’s beautiful and undulating landscape will mesmerise any visitor, and its lush jungles and rugged limestone hills will capture your imagination.
Perlis is not only Malaysia’s smallest state in terms of size but also unique in its own way. This is one of the best places to experience Malaysia’s rustic charms, padi fields as far as the eye can see and ancient limestone outcrops.