The original house by the pioneer of the land. From a rubber estate to an orchard, this home has seen a hundred years of evolving landscape around it.
A new life has been invoked in this chic home, re-built from an abandoned house in Lenggong. It boasts a panoramic view of the orchard in its living space and its originally coloured wall from the remnants of the past.
Rumah Lawan Kuda
Red in colour, bold white stilts. The house represents a dwelling of a would be chief of the village. Skilled craftsmen has adorned the house to give a touch of refinement in its details.
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Live the kampung life within 5 acres of lush greenery with a natural crystal-clear stream spanning across the orchard. Three traditional houses adapted for modern living inhabits the 100-year-old enclave. Bagas Zakariah is a sanctuary to disengage from the fast paced urban living and emboldens the ecologically sustainable living.
At Kg. Lawan Kuda, Gopeng Perak. Located within Lembah Kinta National Geopark and widely known for its flora and fauna, unique limestone hills with rich history in mining, as well as diverse and scenic natural landscapes, suitable for eco-tourism, geo-tourism, adventure activities as well as world-class education and researches.
Three traditional houses suitable for family and friends to get together and experience kampung life with a touch of comfort. Rumah Kuning, Rumah Lenggong and Rumah Lawan Kuda are the three private houses which are within a minute walk from each other.
Each house comes with // attached full kitchen // hot water // BBQ areas // attached bathrooms // Wifi // Flat Screen TV Pavilion Café // Durian Huts // Convenience Shop // On-Site Parking Space // Clear Water Stream // Reception House
Recreational Off-Site Activities
Cave Exploration // Waterfall Abseiling // River Tubing // Whitewater Rafting // Jungle Trekking, Hiking // Rajah Broke Butterfly Trekking. (All recreation activities require 3 person minimum. Prior reservation needed for below 3 persons)
Operation & Recreation Hours
Sunday – Saturday : 9.00am – 5.00pm: Walk-in Reception (On-Call after Office Hours) Sunday – Saturday : 9.00am (Morning Session): Recreational Activities 2.00pm (Evening Session): Recreational Activities (Prior Booking Needed)
Located merely 500 metres from Gopeng Toll exit of PLUS North South Highway. Direct flights to Sultan Azlan Airport (IPH) are available from Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. ETS trains connections from KL, Penang and Padang Besar to Batu Gajah (20 mins drive from Bagas Zakariah)
The orchard boasts a huge array of fruit trees and vegetation. It was previously a rubber plantation built in the early 1920 – 30’s when rubber was a booming commodity in Malaya. The original owners, Encik Zakariah bin Malim Sulaiman and Puan Masiah binti Samit, moved to this area from Cukai in 1920’s and grew rubber to earn a living. The Malay Traditional Yellow Planter’s House (a typical Rumah Perak style) was built back then, the other two houses was built in 2019 with a touch of fantasy