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Ipoh Secrets

| Bandar Ipoh Raya, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
+60 12-521 2773
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Informative even for Malaysian travelers...

John was our guide for the day... even the breakfast dim sum got some hiccup because the shop... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
neiKeeS
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Great day out in Ipoh

John offered an excellent service as our guide around Ipoh for the day, offering us heaps of... read more

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Reviewed 23 July 2017
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Ipoh Secrets is a licensed inbound tour company established in 2014 and awarded Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor in 2017. We take pride in offering the best Ipoh City Tour experience, and provider for specialized Private Tours, showcasing Ipoh first, Taiping and Kuala Kangsar, and eventually Perak state with our vast knowledge & experiences about unique interesting spots, beckoning nature, and the incredible list of delicious authentic food. We are confident it'll be the best and most unusual tour since that Ipoh and Perak were listed among the best in Asia and top regions to visit in 2017 according to Lonely Planet. Company Registration: 1155280-U | Ministry of Tourism: KPL/LN 8499
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Bandar Ipoh Raya, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

John was our guide for the day... even the breakfast dim sum got some hiccup because the shop didn't open and we don't want to go to tourist spot.... but after that the day tour was quite pleasant. With a lot story from John and...More

1  Thank neiKeeS
John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Yeah, a major hiccup and if Ipoh wasn't such a spread out city, it'll be much easier... The good thing of missing out white coffee: to give you more reason to come back! lol *kidding* :) Thanks for the kind review!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

John offered an excellent service as our guide around Ipoh for the day, offering us heaps of interesting details about aspects of life in Ipoh. We gained a good understanding of the history of the city and area. John took us to see the key...More

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John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks for the review!! One of my first intention to work as a guide for Ipoh Secrets is to show out the authentic Ipoh as I as a traveler myself hated the over hyped places and food caters to please mass tourist... Haha :)

Reviewed 15 July 2017

If you are a curious tourist , and not satisfied with just taking some photos for your face-book and acquired some souvenir to tell your friends you been to Ipoh , this is the tour to have to take. We did it last week with...More

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John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Very fattening but great we did burn off all the extra calories going to all the Ipoh Secrets... lol! Hope you'll come back next time during the next durian harvest!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

John was an excellent guide - punctual, informative, fun and knowledgeable. He kept my 9 year old son engaged throughout the tour, and has a knack of bringing Ipoh's past to life. His food recommendations were great, little known by tourists but famous among the...More

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John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thanks Irene for joining us for the day, Ethan is a fine lad and great to have as my guest! Hope to see you if you're coming back here for other Ipoh Secrets again!

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Loved the fact that Simon, our guide for the day, was so very flexible. Cant thank him enough (and John also - who organized behind the scenes). The Tibetan Temple was completely fabulous - we did this instead of seeing Kellie's castle; and I highly...More

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John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for the kind review! I'm sure Simon will be delighted knowing that you enjoy the experience and sadly we were not able to meet since I'm on a tour to Taiping on the same day :)

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you are a foreigner in Ipoh without your own transport it is best to take the day tour of Ipoh. Ipoh is quite big and you would need a transport to get around, different places of interest (caves, temples, food!) The places you go...More

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John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks Karlo and Tina, it's my pleasure to bring you guys around for the day, cheers!

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Booked Ipoh Secrets for a two-day private tour for five people in May 2017. Apart from initial hiccups concerning transport, everything went smoothly. Guide John Lee went out of his way to go off the beaten tourist track and show us hidden gems like the...More

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IpohSecrets, Owner at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

We're glad that John did a good job showing you around! Thanks Sandra for the review :)

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a pleasant experience in Ipoh with John who drove and guided us around. We started the day at a local eatery serving traditional ipoh cuisine. We next visited several tourist sites that aptly reflected Ipoh's rich history and culture. All in all, John's...More

1  Thank Margaret C
John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for the kind review! It’s our commitment to serve our guests to our best ability and hope to always exceed the expectations :)

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had a great day with John as our guide. We did the full day tour starting with some great food and seeing cave temples, Kellies Castle and Old Town with it's beautiful buildings and 2nd and 3rd wife streets. We also saw some of...More

1  Thank mary-anne j
IpohSecrets, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Many thanks for your review, it was a great day and I loved your company and actually don't want the day to end. Hope to see you next time when you're in the region and joining Ipoh Secrets to other spots around! :) - John

Reviewed 18 March 2017

There were so many places to see for a small city in 8 hrs. John was our knowledgeable and patient tour guide. He gave us a detailed history of each of the sites we visited. Some of the most memorable sites included amazing cave temples,...More

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IpohSecrets, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Exactly, there's too many places for just 8 hours. Time is limited and we're always on dilemma when planning tours. This also means there're much more to see and do if you do come again! Thanks for choosing Ipoh Secrets! - John

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Esther L
12 July 2017|
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Response from IpohSecrets | Property representative |
Hi Esther, Ipoh Secrets offer both private and mixed group Ipoh tour depending on your needs. For the cost of tour and booking, please head to our official website to know more. Thanks!
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naomiTheresa
6 October 2016|
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Response from IpohSecrets | Property representative |
Hi Naomi, you can check out our website for all the details you need. You can find the link below the map & address. (Tripadvisor disallow website link...) Currently for Ipoh city, we provide a standard "Ipoh Full Day Tour... More
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Theresa L
9 December 2015|
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Response from IpohSecrets | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the late reply, I did not know someone posted here as we didn't receive any email from Tripadvisor. To book a tour or ask in depth questions, do Email us or visit our official website and fill in the form... More
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