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Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

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.

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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.
More information here

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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