Benton, about 60 km from Kuala Lumpur, is a perfect choice for tourists who want to stay away from the cement jungle.
Its proximity to the capital is its biggest attraction, as visitors do not have to go far to enjoy the fresh air and the scenic changes provided by this idyllic town.
On his first visit last week, 50-year-old Chinese national Li Lixin experienced how close Bentong is to Kuala Lumpur-an hour\'s drive.
He has visited Malaysia three times. His first sentence to Ben Dun is about the pollution-free state of Malaysia.
\"It was a refreshing experience to visit the city in the days before that.
\"The most memorable thing here is the environment.
\"The air is very clean,\" he said . \" He noted that his hometown in Beijing was shrouded in permanent smog.
Salesman Li Xin also expressed surprise at the enthusiasm of local people. .
\"I think you can only feel this in small towns.
\"The real warmth that people show can\'t be found anywhere else,\" he said . \".
Li Xin is one of 60 tourists from China, who are members of the tour group who spent two days in Bentong.
This trip is the first time because inbound tours usually make Benton a stop in the afternoon before going to other cities.
During the first four days of travel in Malacca and Kuala Lumpur, visitors visited the sights and sounds of the country\'s east coast before returning home.
On Wednesday morning, the group first visited the iconic black hole, followed by an air foam mattress factory in Gombak.
On their way to Benton, they stopped at the Yunding plateau and continued their journey.
Their afternoon in town begins with a visit to Benton Valley Agricultural Park, one of the many eco-parks
There are tourist attractions there.
Visitors saw how honey was cultivated from the sting --
There are fewer bees known as lebah kelutut, a native species of Malaysia, before enjoying an organic meal of vegetables, chicken and fish in the park.
Their evening ends with a stay at Suria Springs Resort, where they can take a dip in Benton\'s famous hot springs.
The tourists were sent to the morning market in Benton at 7: 00.
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There, they have the opportunity to buy local products made from the famous Bentong ginger and taste the town\'s equally famous Yongtao Fu and Tao Fu Fa.
Their visit ended a durian orchard tour, 5 km from Benton town.
Durian orchards are the highlight of this visit as many of them have never seen durian trees despite their tasting of fruit.
\"I didn\'t expect the durian tree to be so strong.
I always imagine they are tall and sharp in appearance like fruit, \"said Li Yuqing, a 28-year-old Beijing art teacher.
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Claiming to be a durian lover, I bought fruit at least four times a year, although the price is about 130 yuan (RM83)
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\"I \'ve been craving durian since I set foot in Malaysia five days ago.
My wish came true on the last day here! She said loudly.
In fact, Yuqing and other tour group members taste the King of durian of Benton\'s own.
\"The texture is soft and doesn\'t taste as strong as the other Musang King variants I \'ve tried.
\"The taste is unforgettable.
\"My time in Benton was fantastic.
I will definitely let my friends visit one day! ” she said.
The trip also left a deep impression on several tour operators from China.
They enjoyed the trip very much, so they planned to take Bentong as their destination in the outbound route to Malaysia.
Although this is her first trip to Malaysia, Ye Jing is the chief executive of a travel agency specializing in Hong Kong and China tourism, and is positive for Benton\'s ability to grow into one of the most popular tourist attractions. “The back-to-
Benton feels comfortable in nature.
The people here are also very friendly.
I have to take my compatriots to visit.
\"The network I set up on this trip will be very valuable for bringing Chinese tourists to Benton,\" said Ye, a native of Shenzhen.
At the same time, Jiang Qiang, a tourism operator from Guangdong, believes that Bentong has completed the \"Malaysia experience\" for tourists \".
\"Melaka has a rich history and Kuala Lumpur shows the rapid development of the country.
On the other hand, Benton is a place to relax and relax.
\"It finished the whole package,\" he said . \".