23rd May (THU) – Day 1 (Dinner)
Depart from Singapore 7am. Breakfast at JB, stop at NS highway for lunch, and arrive Ipoh by 3pm. Visit Kellie’s castle, an uncompleted project started >100yrs ago. In 1999, it was used as setting in the movie Anna and the King. Followed by a visit to the last tin dredge in Malaysia, TT5, which had surrendered its service in 1982. Dinner at Tanjung Tualang for its famous fresh water prawn. Over night at Paragoon Hotel or similar.
24th May (FRI) – Day 2 (Dinner)
Morning sunrise at Sri Botani garden. After breakfast, visit Tibetan Monastery at Tambun and photorgraphy the thangka rolling, ritual ceremony. After lunch, model shoot at Ipoh old town, Majestic Railway train station, street art painting, Perak Cave. Visit Lubuk Timah waterfall and enjoy natural hot spring. Night sunset shot at Kinta River. Hawker food for dinner.
Over night at Paragoon Hotel or similar.
25th May (SAT) – Day 3 (Dinner)
Early breakfast, drive to Sepetang to visit Malaysia only charcoal factory. Continue to roam around the fishing village to explore their activities and lifestyle. Malay style prawn mee for lunch. Continue to visit Taiping, a town rich with British heritage where British once used Taiping as state administrative Center until after the War. Photography at Lake Garden, and the WWII memorial park. Back to Ipoh for a rest. Relax at Hot spring pool at Tambun Lost World. Hawker food for dinner. Over night at Seemsoon Hotel or similar.
26th May (SUN) – Day 4 (Dinner)
Hike up to Kledang Morning sunrise, and head to Menglembu market for breakfast. Visit chinese clog home industries. Back to Ipoh, visit chinese traditional lion head making. Explore the prehistoric cave painting from the Neolithic era. Check out, lunch and drive up to Cameron highland. Visit farms and shopping, relax in cool weather. After steamboat dinner, visit the night market. Over night at Hotel Planters or similar.
27th May (MON) – Day 5
Sunrise shoot at tea garden. After breakfast, visit Boh Tea factory. Check out, on the way heading back to Singapore, stop for Iskander waterfall
- 1 day model shooting
- 1 farewell dinner
- Variety of Sigma product for hands on try out, including the Merrill series