Tempurung Cave

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This 4 hundred million years wondrous cave is one of the most extensive cave system in peninsular Malaysia. Concealed within this limestone massif is and intricate honeycombed inside the limestone hills. These caves are actually a breathtaking gallery of stalagmites and stalactites and other amazing rock formations which are superb speleological wonders found only in this part of the world. Now, with its ranger-guided tour, caving is possible for all ages.

The Tempurung cave located 24km from Ipoh. The cave stretches over 1.3 kilometres and it is the largest of such natural limestone underground cavity in the Peninsular Malaysia. Geologist has estimated that the cave was 400 million years old. It is made up of five huge domes, each with its own formations of stalactites and stalagmites. Discover the beauty of nature as you explore its interior, admiring impressive stalactites as well as stalagmites. You may choose different packages for adventurous tours according to your preferences and level of fitness. The most common tour is the 40-minutes guided excursion along the steel platforms walkway while those who are more adventurous may opt for the longer excursion.

Must do:

  • Guided tour into the cave dome
  • Go for the grand tour, a full-length of underground river adventure