Kuala Sepetang Charcoal Factory, Taiping

#6 of 9 in Tours in Perak
GPS coordinates 4°50'12.1"N 100°38'13.9"E

Contact numbers:

Mr Chuah +6012 573 9563

KY +6012 428 6098

Mr Chuah is known for his interesting and passionate way of storytelling on the process of producing mangrove charcoal. Many of the local tourists and the international tourists; especially from Europe and America had even send or email a letter of gratitude to Mr Chuah for the unforgettable tour around the factory. He speaks in English, Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese, Hokkien and occasionally a few words that he learned from his tourists in German and Danish.

Get the chance to also explore with your senses

- see the factory, the process of making the charcoal, the nature and village life;

- hear interesting stories from Mr Chuah, occassional birds chirping and the sound of motorboat travelling down the river during the high tide;

- touch and feel the mangrove tree and learn how to debark the trees;

- smell of the wood and green surroundings; and

- sometimes you might get the chance to taste some sweet potatos.

The charcoal factory is located in Kuala Sepetang, Taiping, Perak; a town up north of West Malaysia. The surroundings is so unique as it is located right in the middle of the mangrove forest. If you are on your way to Bukit Merah or Penang or Langkawi; or even if you are travelling from up North to the South, do not forget to call +6012 573 9563 to book your tour of the charcoal factory just to be sure that Mr Chuah is available to give you a lively and educational tour.

Contact numbers:

+6012 573 9563 Mr Chuah

+6012 428 6098 KY
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  • The staff there are very welcoming. You can learn a lot about charcoal making. Need to book in advance if you would like to try their charcoal roasted sweet potatoes.  more »
  • charcooal factory at kuala sepetang or port weld is situated about 20km from Taiping town ittakes about 30mins drive by car.the charcoal factory is one of the oldest in Taiping .It gets all the resour...  more »
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