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It is located 130 miles from Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.
Grab a book and a towel and spend a little downtime by the seaside. Coral Beach, 45 miles to the south, and Teluk Batik Beach, 45 miles to the south, are worth checking out.
When it's time to reconnect with Mother Nature, grab your daypack and head to Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, located 8 miles from Kampung Aman. Also consider Lang Mountain, 30 miles away.
Taiping Lake Garden is a picturesque natural attraction. It's not far away and suitable for relaxing adventures.
Perak Stadium is the home of the Perak FA. It's in Ipoh, 30 miles to the southeast of Kampung Aman. If you want to cheer for the hometown team, don some yellow and black.
A lot of locals recommend stopping at Taman Tasik Taiping and Zoo Taiping & Night Safari.
Air Kuning, 2 miles to the south, is a popular locality. Head there and visit Bukit Larut and Burmese Pool. That said, Kampung Changkat Raja is approximately 3 miles away. Start off at Muzium Perak and All Saints’ Church.
Travel 9 miles east from Kampung Aman to end up in Kampong Jelapang. There's plenty to do there, such as Istana Iskandariah, Istana Kota and Ubudiah Mosque. Masjid Ubudiah and Malay College are some additional options that should be high on every traveler's itinerary.
You'll discover several exciting outdoor activities if you've got an affinity for having fun in the water. Swimming and snorkeling are both excellent reasons to get your feet wet.
Head to the region's craft workshops. These cultural institutions are popular among visitors, especially when the weather is unpleasant.
If you ask some locals for their favorite activities in this region, they'll often suggest the popular open-air markets.
Relish the atmosphere as you learn about the past at the historic sites of Perak. Travelers never regret a trip out to its traditional villages.
Seeking out a place where you can learn more about local beliefs? You'll enjoy spending time at the region's temples.
More often than not, a region's true spirit can be found simmering in its pots and pans.
Ikan bakar (grilled seafood) and heong peng (shallot filled pastry) are a couple of well-known dishes with their own special tastes.
Learning some of the language is the surest way to cross the cultural divide, so be sure to practice a few handy Malaysian words and phrases before you depart. Selamat malam is Malaysian for good night. You should also try pronouncing Terima kasih (thank you).
See how the locals let their hair down at Independence Day, a national celebration on the 31st of August.
As your time here draws to a close, use any leftover ringgit on last-minute souvenirs and say a heartfelt "Sampai jumpa lagi" to this wonderful place and its people.
Your closest airport is Sultan Azlan Shah Airport, and it is approximately 30 miles to the southeast.
Kampung Aman accommodation options are known to be limited. Be sure to book ahead with Expedia to secure the hotel room of your choice.
This family-friendly Semanggol resort is located on a lake, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bukit Merah Jetty and Bukit Merah Lake Park. Zoo Taiping & Night Safari and Burmese Pool are also within 16 mi (25 km).
Located in the heart of Taiping, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Columbia Asia Hospital and Perak Museum. Zoo Taiping & Night Safari and Burmese Pool are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of All Saints’ Church, Muzium Perak, and Perak Museum. Zoo Taiping & Night Safari and Columbia Asia Hospital are also within 2 mi (3 km).
Located in the heart of Taiping, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of All Saints’ Church and Perak Museum. Zoo Taiping & Night Safari and Bukit Larut are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated in Taiping, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of All Saints’ Church, Muzium Perak, and Perak Museum. Zoo Taiping & Night Safari and Columbia Asia Hospital are also within 2 mi (3 km).
Located in the heart of Taiping, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of All Saints’ Church, Muzium Perak, and Zoo Taiping & Night Safari. Perak Museum and Columbia Asia Hospital are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated on a river, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve and within 12 mi (20 km) of All Saints’ Church and Muzium Perak. Perak Museum and Columbia Asia Hospital are also within 12 mi (20 km).
Situated in Taiping, this hotel is close to All Saints’ Church, Perak Museum, and Muzium Perak. Also nearby are Zoo Taiping & Night Safari and Columbia Asia Hospital.