Lumut Tourism

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Lumut is a coastal town (population 31,880) in Manjung District, Perak, Malaysia, situated about 84 km from Ipoh, 12 km from the town of Sitiawan and it is the gateway to Pangkor Island. It is noted for seashell and coral handicrafts. This once little-known fishing town has since become the home base of the Royal Malaysian Navy and the site of the biggest naval shipbuilder in Malaysia, Boustead Naval Shipyard. Lumut in Malay means moss, lichen, or seaweed. In its early days, the beach was said to be rich in moss, so the local people called it Lumut. Lumut jetty is the staging-off point to offshore islands, including Pangkor Island and Marina Island.


Planning a vacation to Lumut in Malaysia? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. When planning a trip to Lumut, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Taiping. Add Taiping to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Also, to reach Lumut, you'll have to take a flight to Taiping; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Lumut are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Lumut*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lumut

    Know the pollution level of Lumut before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Living in Lumut - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 57.9 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 79.31 (High)
    • Health Care Index 38.89 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lumut

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lumut

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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