Gua Tempurung is made up of five domes with ceilings that resemble coconut shells with various formations of stalactites and stalagmites. The cave is probably the largest of such natural limestone underground cavity in Malaysia."
Gua Tempurung, stretching over 1.3km, is believed to sheltered prehistoric communities since 8000 BC. The cave is probably the largest of such natural limestone underground cavity in Malaysia. Located in the vicinity of Gopeng, 24km south of Ipoh, it is approximately 1.5km long. Made up of five huge domes which ceilings resemble coconut shells, each dome has different formations of stalagmites and stalactites. The domes also differ from one another in temperature, water level, content of limestone and marble.
There are a several guided tours for visitors to choose. The short tours provide basic information of the cave and are suitable for those who don't want to get messy and with little time to spare. A walkway and platforms offer the visitors' convenience and safety.
For the more adventurous, the longer excursions will definitely satisfy their curiosity. The tours normally take 2 to 3 1/2 hours through an underground river and finishes at the other end. You will be able to see various stalactite and stalagmite formations, many of which are still growing. Cave tours and other challenging adventures are as follows:
1. Golden Flowstone Tour:
-An easy and exciting tour of about 40 minutes. A journey form the entrance to the golden Flowstone (Platform 2) and back. Entrance fee: adult-RM6.00 and children (below 12 yrs) RM2.50
2. Top Of The World:
-A slightly strenuous journey for about 1 hour 45 minutes from the entrance to the Top of The World Cavern (platform 5) and back. Entrance fee: adult-RM9.00 and Children (below 12 yrs) RM4.50
Catwalk & River Adventure
1. Top Of The World & Short River Adventure:
-A 2 hour and 30 minute tour to The Top Of The World (platform 5), and back through the underground river. Entrance fee: adult RM11.00, Children (below 12 yrs) RM 6.50.
2. Grand Tour
-A complete catwalk journey from the entrance with full-length underground river adventure. It is a very challenging and strenuous tour, and takes about 3 hours and 30 minute. Entrance fee: adult-RM22.00 and children-RM11.00
For Enquires and Ticket reservation, contact:
Last viewed - May 25, 2013
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