Perlis is located on the northern part of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The state is bordered by Kedah and Thailand. As the smallest state in Malaysia, Perlis has an area of 819 square kilometers. If you look at its history, Perlis was once part of Kedah, even though it was once controlled by Aceh and Siam.
Apart from all this, Perlis has several attractions that are worth visiting. Especially for those of you who love nature. Now. for those of you who want to take a walk here, some of the attractions below can be used as an option.
- Bukit Ayer Jungle Eco Park
Eco Rimba Bukit Ayer Park is located in the Bukit Bintang Savings Forest area which covers 372 hectares. Eco Rimba Bukit Ayer Park was deliberately developed as a tourist destination in Perlis. That’s why there are several inns available around this area. The local government also provides a special location for campsites.
Not only camping and walking through the forest, but you can also swim and bathe in the river in the forest. There is a pool made for children here. To get to this park, you can also use public or private transportation.
- Dark Cave
The Dark Cave, which is located on the outskirts of the city of Kaki Bukit, has a length of 370 meters. Previously, this place was used for high-quality tin mining activities. This cave also served as a connecting road for the Wang Kelian community with the town of Kaki Bukit.
There are three entrances to the Dark Cave. These three doors offer their beauty. Even though my name is so dark, you don’t need to be afraid at all, because now the lights have been installed for lighting. There is even a bridge as a path to explore the beauty of the cave, you know.
- Jasmine Lake
Tasik jasmine is a recreational park located north of Kangar. There are jogging tracks, reflexology trails, and trails around this artificial lake. The people of Perlis usually spend their time on picnics or just doing sports here.
You can also see the beauty of the Zen Garden from the shape of the bridge and gazebo. This place is perfect for those of you who like to take pictures or just want to calm down. Sometimes, you will see birds with beautiful colors. There are even some locals fishing here, you know.
- Wang Kelian View Point
Wang Kelian View Point is in the village of Wang Kelian which is the border between Malaysia and Thailand. This village is famous for its natural beauty. Moreover, he was at the foot of the Nakawan Mountains. From this viewpoint, you can see the natural beauty of Wang Kelian.
There are several interesting spots provided for photos. This place is also the right place to hunt sunrise. You can also see the border market that connects Thai and Malaysian people in this area, you know.
- Garden of Snakes and Reptiles
The Snake and Reptile Park, located in Kangar City, was originally built by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to produce an antidote to snake venom. However, it was eventually taken over by the Perlis State Development Corporation and used as a tourist attraction.
In this park, there are more than 150 snakes of 34 species, and is predicted to be the largest snake park in Southeast Asia. In addition to seeing the various reptiles that exist, visitors can also interact directly with the animals under the supervision of the officers there.
Despite being the smallest state in Malaysia, it turns out that the tourist attractions in Perlis are no less interesting, right? For those of you who want to travel to Perlis, which tourist attraction will you visit first?