Kuala Pilah trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Kuala Pilah is a town and district in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Commonly called Pilah by the mainly Malay Minangkabau inhabitants, it is also the name of a district. It is an old valley town with many of the pre-war Chinese shop houses still fronting the main streets surrounded by traditional style Malay village houses built on stilts nestled among extensive rice fields. Among the local specialties are Minangkabau food, including masak lemak cili api and daging salai masak kicap.Kuala Pilah town itself is a main stopover for transport routes. It has a sizable Chinese community that has existed since the mining days during the early British rule. This community today engage in trading and providing essential services such as workshops, hairdressing and coffee shops.On the main road is a Chinese-styled arch dedicated to Martin Lister, who was the first British Resident of Negeri Sembilan, commemorating his effort in ending the intermittent violent conflict between Chinese secret societies then rampant among the migrant Chinese populace. Lister was killed by his enemies in the nearby hills at Ulu Bendul. The old Kuala Pilah Rest house was a government built rest house during the British occupation. In the early years, rest houses were the only available hotels and where everyone from businessmen to travellers stayed. Today it still serves this purpose, albeit in a diminished capacity due to the availability of alternative accommodation.It is a small town. A police station situated nearby the Pejabat Tanah dan Daerah and next to it was TNB office and also a Kuala Pilah District Masjid close to each other. There's a new District Hospital named Hospital Daerah Tuanku Najihah, at the main road towards Seremban Town.Weekends are busy usually those from Kuala Lumpur folks returning to their home town, visiting their parents, tending to family plots, where around the area is mostly Malays that migrated to Kuala Lumpur in search of better prospects and 'the bright lights'.With our custom trip planner, Malaysia vacations can be built around trips to Kuala Pilah and other destinations in Malaysia.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Kuala Pilah
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top tours for Kuala Pilah
Best things to do in Kuala Pilah
Side trips from Kuala Pilah
Where to stay in Kuala Pilah
Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
Extend your holiday
Visit top cities near Kuala Pilah:
Recently planned trips to Kuala Pilah
5 days in Kuala Pilah District BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Kuala Pilah & Kuala Lumpur BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Negeri Sembilan BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kuala Pilah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kuala Pilah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kuala Pilah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Kuala Pilah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Kuala Pilah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium