About Kampar, Perak
Once well-known for mining activities, Kampar now has developed into a vibrant town with streets aligned showing charming pre-war shophouses that reflects its remarkable history. It is bustling with student activities all thanks to Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, neighbouring fashion retail outlets, and popular F&B franchises. Locals and tourists alike can find banks, corporations, restaurants and bistros within walking distance just located in the heart of Kampar.
How To Get Around
Students have the options to either take an express bus service or the KTM shuttle train from Kuala Lumpur to Kampar which only takes a mere 2½ hours. You may opt to board the old school E-Class Mercedes taxis which are available around the local bus station if you are looking for comfort and travelling in a classic ride in town!
Places To Eat
Kampar is a foodie’s dream for local delicacies! It is famed for Kampar Chicken Biscuit and Kampar Fishball Noodle – However, the more popular choices for the locals are chee cheong fun, chicken curry bread, char kuey teow, and so on. From roadside vendors for cheap dining, to quality restaurants serving International and Asian cuisines, Kampar does not disappoint … and that includes the fussy eaters!
Kampar is within close proximity to Cameron Highlands and is an ideal location for more eco-recreation activities. Students will enjoy the perks of outdoor fun and leisure trips – Caving and swimming in Gua Tempurung Complex, exploring Kellie’s Castle towards Batu Gajah, and even trekking for waterfalls in Tapah which is near Cameron Highlands.