Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GO KL City Bus

GO-KL-bus-with-monorail.jpg, GO KL is a new (started in September 2012) and  free (!) bus service within Kuala Lumpur city that connect Bukit Bintang, KLCC and Chinatown with 2 lines
GO KL bus next to the Monorail on Jalan Sultan Ismail in Bukit Bintang
photo by GO KL Bus
GO KL is a new (started in September 2012) and free (!) bus service within Kuala Lumpur city that connect Bukit Bintang, KLCC and Chinatown with 2 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
5 minutes frequency during peak hours
15 minutes frequency during off-peak hours

Green Line bus stops:
Menara Hap Seng
Concorde Hotel
Malayisian Tourist Information Centre (MATIC)
Wisma BSN
KLCC / Twin Towers
Menara Atlan
Citibank
Wisma Rohas Perkasa
Monorail Raja Chulan

Green Line / Purple Line interchange bus stops:
Pavilion
Star Hill Gallery
Bukit Binang (interchange with Monorail)
Wisama Lim Foo Yong
The Weld

Purple Line bus stops:
Wisma Bousted
Wisma MPL
Simpang Bukit Ceylon
Kota Raya / Petaling Street
Pasar Seni (LRT Interchange)
Bangkok Bank (bus to Batu Caves leaves from here)
Muzium Telekom
KL Tower

 

Links:

GO KL facebook page


Hotline: 1-800-88-7723

GO KL bus map
map 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 2 free Go KL bus lines connecting Bukit Bintang, Chinatown and KLCC in Kuala Lumpur
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
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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