GUNUNG LANG RECREATIONAL PARK

Take a break and explore Ipoh’s Gunung Lang Recreational Park (Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang) and appreciate the natural beauty of the limestone hill and its picturesque lake. With only 15 minutes from the main city of Ipoh, Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang offers a relaxing atmosphere that every visitor is looking for. With only RM3, hop on a boat ride to the park and witness the serene lake while riding the boat. To fully enjoy your visit bring your food or drink and together spend time having a good picnic experience in the park. So bring your family and have a good time together while discovering nature’s wonders.

Jetty At Gunung Lang Recreational Park

WHERE IS GUNUNG LANG RECREATIONAL PARK

Gunung Lang Recreational Park is located a few kilometers off the northern part of the city of Ipoh. The park is also nearby to one of the famous cave temples – Perak Cave Temple.

HOW TO GO GUNUNG LANG RECREATIONAL PARK

Ticket Kaunter Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang

There is no direct public transportation to the park, visitors will need to take private transport or hire Grab to reach the park. By private transport, it will take around 10 minutes. The park is open from Monday – Sunday with operating hours from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Park entrance is FREE, but visitors require to pay for the boat ride at RM3 (Adults), and RM1.50 (Children & Seniors). Car Park is also FREE and available for all visitors.

HISTORY OF GUNUNG LANG RECREATIONAL PARK

Bekas Lombong Gunung Lang

FUN THINGS TO DO AT THE PARK

Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang
Ipoh Malaysia Gunung Lang

After heading for a short boat ride to the island, visitors can enjoy some of the number of activities to offer in the park. Here are some fun things to do when visiting Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang.

#1 CLIMB TO TOP OF LOOKOUT TOWER

Lookout Tower Gunung Lang Park

Once visit will not be complete without climbing the Lookout Tower. From here visitors can have a birds-eye view of the picturesque lake and limestone hill.

#2 PLAY CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND

Childrens Playground Gunung Lang Park

Children visiting Gunung Lang Recreation Park can enjoy the park’s children’s playground. There are several pieces of playground equipment to play with such as see-saw, swings, and slides. The open space area is also big enough for children to run around and have some fun.

#3 GET INSIDE TO PERAK TRADITIONAL HOUSE

Perak Traditional House Gunung Lang

Get inside and explore the Perak Traditional House. The house is mostly built in wood, with vernacular roofing design for added shade and ventilation. The house is elevated and supported by stilts to help deter wild animals and natural calamities such as floods. Since the house is elevated, the stairs usually lead to the main porch of the house.

#4 EXPLORE THE MINI ZOO

Mini-Zoo Horse Gunung Lang Ipoh Malaysia

Visitors can go and check on the mini-zoo which houses a group of horses, deer, and peacocks. There are also birds like parrots that are kept inside the cage. Children will find it interesting since it has educational information about the animals.

Deers Mini Zoo Gunung Park Ipoh

#5 FEED THE FISHES

Lake View Gunung Lang Recreational Park

Along the lakeside, a lot of fish are swimming all over the place which is significantly large. Visitors can feed the fish on the side by buying some bread at the ticket counter. Huge carp, catfish, and even turtles can be seen next to the platform side.

#6 HAVE A BREAK AT THE CAFETERIA

Cafeteria Gunung Lang Ipoh Malaysia

After exploring the park, one can have a break from the several shops that sell food and drinks. There are also stalls selling souvenirs and some knick-knacks to some tourists and visitors.

FINAL THOUGHTS

Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang Ipoh Malaysia

Gunung Lang Recreational Park is still considered one of the worth visiting places in Ipoh. After we visit some of the famous caves and temples in Ipoh we happen to pass by the park. Visitors who want to witness fantastic scenery and at the same time appreciate nature will have a great time here. As usual weekends and public holidays are crowded, advise visiting on weekends to avoid the crowds.

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A wife and a mother of three toddlers | Previously working as customer service executive in a logistics supply chain | working at home mom. But in spite of this added responsibilities I still find time to travel and explore together with my family.

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