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Ipoh Secrets

12 Lintasan Istana | Bandar Ipoh Raya, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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Private Tour: Ipoh Full Day Historic Tour
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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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“thanks john” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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12 Lintasan Istana | Bandar Ipoh Raya, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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"full day tour"
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"thanks john"
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"kellie's castle"
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"great tour"
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"private tour"
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"off the beaten tourist track"
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"food recommendations"
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"an excellent guide"
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"his hometown"
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"his knowledge"
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"usual tourist"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"day trip"
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"old town"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its our first visit to Ipoh and definitley a right decision to book a private day tour. We covered all the places as mentioned in the itinerary. John was our tour guide and we are very pleased with his excellent service and attention to details....More

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John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks to the frequent visits to Ho Yan Hor Museum, we're able to squeeze in before the big crowd! Lucky us! lol

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great tour through Ipoh with John! Starting with a chinese breakfast we then stopped at a mosque and walked through downtown where John provided very good explanations and gave insights on historical backgrounds. We drove to an local bakery and visited two...More

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John CJ L, Representative at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Susanne for the great review, hope you have great memories of your time in Malaysia!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I had the Ipoh secrets day tour with Simon. Our guide was friendly, had great knowledge, spoke very good english, and was well organized. The tour was perfect, and Ipoh has a lot to offer and to explore.We had a great time...More

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1  Thank Jordan A
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IpohSecrets, Manager at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As 2017 & 2018 Certificate of Excellence award winner, we’re always looking for ways to give our guests the best possible experience... so it's great to know Simon did a great job and we'll be sure to let him know! :)

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Ipoh is an up-and-coming tourist destination in Malaysia and has limited options for tour operators currently. Thankfully, Ipoh Secrets fills that void, and some! I had a private tour with Simon, who covers for John when he is unavailable. He was a very interesting guy,...More

2  Thank Sam W
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IpohSecrets, Tour Guide at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your theory on the the rock structure forming pattern of the cave. It does provide us more in-depth knowledge based on your professionalism as geologist. Though Ipoh is not the a major spotlight for tourism, but we always work our best...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Nice day, relaxing walk in the city, multiple information about points of interest. Simon is full of humour and knows his city.

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1  Thank Richard R
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IpohSecrets, Tour Guide at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We always work our best to meet our guest preference and glad to know that you enjoy my humour :p - Simon Wong

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I am so grateful to John who provided a terrific full day tour for me. I was able to get a "private" tour by paying for two spots. All the sights were fascinating and John made the tour so enjoyable with his knowledge and laid...More

1  Thank Winstonthedog
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IpohSecrets, Manager at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

It’s Ipoh Secrets commitment to serve our guests to our best ability even there's only a single guest! I'm glad that you enjoy the tour with a more personal touch with John on the Ipoh City Tour. Warm Regards from the team :)

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had private day tour in Ipoh. Really appreciate our tour guide, John. Although soft spoken but he is very knowledgeable, patient and accommodating. What we love most is some of the places and food he recommended and brought us to are very local not...More

1  Thank weesam2507
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IpohSecrets, Manager at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Our guests are always at the center of everything we do and we place customers’ experience at our top priority! That is why with the private tour, we try our best to bring you to all the Ipoh secrets and enjoy a more relaxing pace...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This the best claypot rice and noodle aka Low See Fan (mee tai mak). Located at Restaurant Taman Ramai, no. 463-465 Jalan Bercham, Ipoh. Best time to go as early as 6pm tends to be crowded after 7pm. Coffee shops style only selling claypots rice...More

1  Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

As we were the only two on the tour we had John and his knowledge and insights to ourselves. We greatly appreciated our time with him and the quality of the information and insights he provided. And given this is tour about Ipoh's Secrets, John...More

3  Thank Michael C
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IpohSecrets, Manager at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for your sincere and kind words. Glad to know you enjoyed the tour. We are happy to serve all our guests and you are not an exemption. Positive reviews like yours besides acting as an ndorsement is a motivation for us to work...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Booked this trip at the eleventh hour but John was awesome to accommodate to our last minute request. Though soft spoken, John is a very friendly and knowledgeable guy who will make it a point to share with us all the stories behind the places...More

1  Thank Wei Chen H
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IpohSecrets, Owner at Ipoh Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks for your kind review, Wei Chen! While we cannot avoid some of the tourist spots, Ipoh Secrets believe what truly makes a memorable trip is to link places of interest with backstories. FYI, this means that our Taiping trip is actually an extended tour...More

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Penn E
22 April 2018|
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Response from IpohSecrets | Property representative |
Hi Penn, Ipoh Secrets main core business is to provide guided tours, currently focusing on Perak region. We might include Cameron Highlands in later stages and we will announce it on our social media and on our website... More
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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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