Faces of
Malaysia
Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GO KL City Bus

GO-KL-bus-with-monorail.jpg, GO KL is a bus service within Kuala Lumpur city connecting Bukit Bintang, KLCC, Chinatown, KL Sentral and Chow Kit with now 4 lines
GO KL bus next to the Monorail on Jalan Sultan Ismail in Bukit Bintang
photo: GO KL Bus
GO KL is a bus service within Kuala Lumpur city connecting Bukit Bintang, KLCC, Chinatown, KL Sentral and Chow Kit with now 4 lines

The purple buses are a new iniative by the government to ease commuting within in the city centre. At the moment they remain free of charge and run on 2 lines - the purple line (7.4km, 14 stops, connecting Bukit Bintang und KLCC/Twin Towers) and the purple line (6.5km, 15 stops, connecting Bukit Bintang und Chinatown). There is Wi-Fi available inside the buses.

operating hours:
6am - 11pm
weekends: 7am - 11pm
5 minutes frequency during peak hours (7 - 10am, 4 - 8pm working days)
10 minutes frequency during off-peak hours

Green Line bus stops:

  • KLCC
  • Angkasaraya
  • MaTIC
  • Concorde
  • Hotel Life Centre
  • Pavillion
  • Starhill Gallery
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Menara KH
  • Wisma Rohas Perkasa
  • Grand Hyatt Hotel
  • KLCC Convention Center
  • Citibank
  • Wisma Atlan


Purple Line bus stops:

  • Pasar Seni
  • Bangkok Bank
  • Muzium Telekom
  • Menara Olympia
  • KL Tower
  • The Weld
  • Wisma Foo Yong
  • Pavillion
  • Starhill Gallery
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Wisma Boustead
  • Wisma MPL
  • Bukit Ceylon
  • Kotaraya
Links:

GO KL facebook page

official website


Blue Line bus stops:

  • Terminal Jln Tun Razak
  • HKL (Jln Pahang)
  • IPP
  • Masjid Kg Baru
  • Sekolah Khas Kg Baru
  • Concorde Hotel
  • Life Centre Pavillion
  • Starhill Gallery
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Wisma Boustead
  • Menara Hap Seng
  • Bukit Nanas
  • LRT Dang Wangi
  • Menara AIA
  • Munshi Abdullah
  • Medan MARA
  • Puteri Park
  • Chow Kit (Jln Ipoh)
  • Grand Season


Red Line bus stops:

  • Terminal Jln Tun Razak
  • Hospital Damai
  • Monorel Chow Kit
  • Pasar Chow Kit
  • Sri Amar
  • Pertama Complex
  • Globe Silk Store
  • Coliseum
  • Dataran Merdeka
  • Dayabumi
  • KTM Kuala Lumpur
  • KL Sentral
  • 1Sentral
  • Muzium Negara
  • Masjid Negara
  • Dataran Merdeka
  • Menara DBKL
  • Medan MARA
  • Puteri Park
  • Chow Kit (Jln Ipoh)
  • Grand Season

 

Hotline: 1-800-88-7723

GO KL route map
maps courtesy of GO KL


inside GO KL bus
inside GO KL bus, photo courtesy: GO KL

Related Flyers / Brochures

GO KL City Bus

brochure with a route map of the 4 free Go KL bus lines connecting Bukit Bintang, Chinatown, KLCC, KL Sentral, Merdeka Square and Chow Kit in Kuala Lumpur
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The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © GO KL City Bus It was released sometime around 2012. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.


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