Pengkalan Hulu, Perak

Immigration and customs building, Pengkalan HuluImmigration and customs building, Pengkalan Hulu
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Pengkalan Hulu (GPS: 5.70566, 100.99885) is a town in Hulu Perak. Located on a section of northern Perak between Thailand and Kedah, the town was formerly known as Keroh. The nearest town to it is Baling in Kedah. It is one of the entry points from Thailand into Malaysia.

Pengkalan Hulu on Google Maps Street View

View of the main intersection in Pengkalan Hulu.

Pengkalan Hulu has one of the three local district councils in Hulu Perak, the other two being Gerik and Lenggong.

Due to its proximity to Thailand, there is a border crossing at Bukit Berapit, 7 km from the Pengkalan Hulu town centre. Across the border is the Thai town of Betong, in Yala province.

Our visit to Pengkalan Hulu

My wife and I made a trip to Pengkalan Hulu on 31 August, 2016. We stopped by Taman Tasik Takung where we had a picnic lunch.

Lunch at Taman Tasik Takung, Pengkalan HuluLunch at Taman Tasik Takung, Pengkalan Hulu (31 August, 2016)

Pengkalan Hulu is on the map of Perak

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