Gaharu Tea Valley Gopeng was started 20 years ago with covering 300 acres of elevated grounds and at one time , there are approximately 200,000 Gaharu trees . At that point 90% of the produce was to meet demands from global markets primarily Middle East , China , Japan , Taiwan and Korea .
The type that is grown at Gaharu Tea Valley Gopeng was adapted from Japan and brought over to Malaysia by Gaharu Technologies Sdn Bhd enabling the company to harvest a significant amount of resin from the trees within six to ten years of their growth . At here , tourists are able to enjoy expansive view of the Agarwood trees being grown in the area , apart from breathing in the fresh air .
Visitors will be brought to the 20-year-old mother tree , which seeds have been used to populate the plantation , located at the valley’s highest point , surrounded by splendid panoramic views . Visitors will be given a tour to the vast tea valley including a 20 year old giant Gaharu tree , which tourists are encouraged to hug the tree for luck . The Gaharu tree or (also known as wood of the Gods) is well known for its medicinal value since ancient times , including its tea , incense and perfumery products .
Agarwood is highly prized for its powerful, exotic fragrance as well as its medicinal and health-giving properties. Its popularity in Middle Eastern and Chinese cultures and its high commercial value has led to agarwood becoming rare and endangered in the wild .
The project began around two decades ago but the facilities have only been open to the public for the past couple of years . The tree has multiple uses and various products are made in their factory and sold in the Gaharu Retail Shop which are both located onsite at the plantation .
Health Benefits of Gaharu Tea , It is claimed that tea made from Gaharu leaves can help reduce blood sugar levels , lower blood pressure , improve sleep quality , treat hangovers , constipation , flatulence , gout and asthma . Anti-cancer and anti-aging properties are also claimed .
Products include : Tea , Cookies , Instant Noodles, Soup Mix , Nougat , Oil/Fragrance , Wood Chip .
Gaharu Tea Valley Gopeng Address : Lot 9840 , Kampung Sungai Itek , Gopeng Hours : Daily 9AM - 6PM Contact : +605-351 1999
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Langkawi Telaga habour,From there getting speed boat to Koh Lipe...
But don't know why there was a changes at telaga harbour on the day we departing... The troubles going on is we need to tranfer from telaga harbour to Kuah Jetty by bus that been provided,it takes around 45 minutes to reach the Kuah jetty
we are here at 1p.m and the immigration will open at 2p.m,we went into jetty mall for a walk while waitting the immigration to open , something that we couldn't miss is the duty free shop in the mall we get tons of cigaeatte and beers...haha
Heng!!...At here I wanted to complain about the speedboat,I booked online line previous one month @ www.bundhayaspeedboat.com for speedboat ticket price At RM250 two way...But My friend bought the ticket on that day at jetty was Rm240 and there some booth that giving diferent price..my friend ticket pattern was different with me,so I thought we boarding different speedboat.... if there have cheapest ticket AND WHY THE HELL I BOOKED ONLINE!!! …
#CNY Day 5 (Horse Year 2014) After me and my cousins had our breakfast at 忠记兵如港口大树头炸料粉 we continue our day trip to Kwan Yin Tong Cave Temple,just a 15 minute drive from there....
I had a visit before this Kwan Yin Tong Cave Temple(观音洞) ,Ipoh ,and this was my second visit.. After spending sometimes in kwan yin tong environments then we dicide to enter the 3D Wallpainting that been open since 23/01/2014...that means few day back before chinese new year 2014...it was a good opportunity for everybody that visit Ipoh during this chinese new year and their earns alot...hehe,it's was full house for few days.
Ticket Price :
Adult = RM15 (Above 12 Years Old) Children = RM10 (Below 12 Years Old)
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