Malaysia Backpackers Destination and Homestay


Thursday, January 3, 2008

Tanjung Piai Homestay

Stay at Kampung Perpat homestay and enjoy the famous mangrove swamplands of Tanjung Piai - home to many exotic aquatic life froms which include multi-coloured mangrove crabs, beady-eyed mudskippers and crab-eating macaques."

Experience true village life close to one of Malaysia's verdant mangrove forests. Kampung Perpat Timbul homestay programme near Tanjung Piai, lets you in on true to life village activities. Visit the local apiary where you can see how honey is collected and taste fresh honey straight from the honeycomb. You can also try your hand at creating various delicacies from coconuts, including fresh and baked treats, cakes and candies. You can also see how 'Gula Melaka' is processed the traditional way.

Visit one of several acquaculture farms or kelongs by the sea or take a boat trip around the mangrove swamps to get up close and personal with mangrove wildlife. And after a long day's fun, take a break and eanjoy a refreshing drink of fresh coconut juice straight from the tree. A true-to-life experience of the lifestyle of a typical Malay kampung community awaits you at Kampunr Perpat homestay programme in Tanjung Piai. About 30 families in Kampung Perpat Timbul are currently participating in a homestay programme organized by Agrotourism Tanjung Piai.

Home stays generally cost RM35 per day for accommodation only, or RM50 for accommodation, breakfast and dinner. For details, bookings, contact:

Agro Tourism Tanjung Piai, Encik Aziz Samad at (+607) 696 0220 / +6012-750 2140 or Homestay Coordinator, Hamjat Hj. Idris at (+607) 6960389.
Last viewed - January 02, 2008

No comments: