Agro-Tourism in Perlis
Harumanis Mango Plantation
Perlis is famous for its own variety of mango, known as Harumanis, literally meaning fragrant (harum) and sweet (manis), can only be grown on the soils of certain parts of Perlis.
It is known for its rich, sweet flavour and thick succulent flesh. Its season starts in early April and ends in early June. It is eagerly awaited not only by Malaysians, but countries like Japan and Thailand. Learn about the fruits as you stroll through the plantations, observing the grading and packing processes.
This delicious fruit can be savored by itself or eaten with glutinous or sticky rice.
Located in Batu Pahat, Perlis is one of the few places in the tropics that has a conducive environment to grow grapes. Among the varieties that have been successfully cultivated are the ‘IAC’ (Philippines), Black Queen and New White Malaga (Thailand) with the cooperation of the Agriculture Department of Perlis.
Visitors can taste the fresh grapes or purchase the grapes and seedlings.
Taman Anggur Perlis
Kompleks Pertanian Bukit Termiang
Jabatan Pertanian Negeri Perlis,
Jalan Kaki Bukit, 01100 Kangar,
Tel: 604-977 0433
Operation Hours: 10am-6pm (Daily)
Herb Garden (Taman Rimba Herba)
Spans over 12 hectare, there are over 1000 plants of local and foreign origin are grown semi-wild in this living museum and serves as ethnobotanical museum to educate visitors on the diversity of herbs found in Malaysia.
Each plant is accompanied by a well-documented information board. Tongkat ali, kacip Fatimah, cekor, mengkudu, selasih and kayu manis are among the plants species that flourish in the distinct wet and dry seasons in Perlis.
Join the guided tour that you will encounter a huge array of fascinating herbs, spices and plants valued for their medical as well as culinary values.
Tel: 604-976 5966
Operation Hours: Tuesday – Sunday (inclusive of Public Holidays): 9.00am- 4.30pm
Entrance Fee: Adult: RM 1.00; Child: RM 0.50; Students: Free
Snake and Reptile Farm
In 1981, the Snake and Reptile Farm was established by the Institute for Medical Research to study snakes and to develop anti-venom for snake bites. It showcases more than 200 snakes from 34 local and foreign snake species such as Pythons, cobras and pit vipers as well as crocodiles and monitor lizards.
Capture your memory by take a picture with the snakes under the supervision of the handlers.
Snake and Reptile Farm
Sungai Batu Pahat, 01000 Kangar,
Tel: 604-976 8511
Operation Hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm (Daily)
Entrance Fee: Adult: RM4.00; Child: RM 1.00
Chuping Sugarcane Plantation
Being a small town in Perlis, Chuping has a view of edgeless sugarcane plantations, covering more than 22,000 hectares of land.
Located at the foot hill of Bukit Chuping, The Chuping Sugar Cane Plantation is the largest sugarcane plantation in Malaysia which produces 5,500 metric tonnes of sugarcane per day during harvesting season. The sugarcane factory is open to public for visits and let visitors have a chance to learn more about sugarcane processing and making.
Located in Kampung Batu 20 on the way to Padang Besar from Kangar, Taman Agro-Lancong is an interesting and refreshing place for children and adults where visitors can feed or learn all about ostriches and experience great activities such as ATV rides and archery.