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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

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Pekeliling Bus Terminal

address: Perhentian Bas Pekeliling, next to Titiwangsa Monorail and LRT station, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Pekeliling-Bus-Terminal-Perhentian-Bas-Perkeliling-Kuala-Lumpur.jpg, This older bus terminal at northern edge of KL city center serves buses to Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan. For travelers this bus station is of interest as buses to Jerentut (for traveling to Taman Negara) and Genting Highlands leave from here.
Pekeliling Bus Terminal, taken from the pedestrian bridge to Titiwangsa LRT station
This older bus terminal at northern edge of KL city center serves buses to Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan. For travelers this bus station is of interest as buses to Jerentut (for traveling to Taman Negara) and Genting Highlands leave from here.

How to get Pekeliling Bus Terminal
The Bus Terminal is conviniently located next to the Titiwangsa Monorail and LRT (Ampang Line) station. It can also be reached within 5-10min with taxi from anywhere in the city center (during non rush hours)

Destinations:
Kuantan (RM22), Bentong (RM6), Raub (RM10), Jerantut (RM17),  Kuala Lipis (RM15), Termerloh (RM10), Lanchang (RM7), Karak (RM7), Mentakab (RM11)

Getting to Taman Negara
If you want to travel to Taman Negara on your own, you can take the bus to Jerantut from Pekeliling Bus Terminal (bus companies: SE Express, Perwira Express) . From Jerantut you will have to take a local bus or taxi to the jetty in Kuala Temeling, where you go on a 3-hour boat ride for the rest of the trip to the National Park.
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Alternatively you can book the bus & boat trip online (bus will leave from Chinatown, not Perkeliling) here:
Kuala Lumpur - Taman Negara
Taman Negara - Kuala Lumpur

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You can also book bus tickets for the following destinations online (some companies will leave from Pekeliling Bus Terminals, others from TBS or Pudu Sentral / Puduraya):

Kuala Lumpur - Kuantan        Kuantan - Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur - Kuala Terengganu     Kuala Terengganu - Kuala Lumpur
   

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Pekeliling Bus Terminal


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