Faces of
Malaysia
Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Bas Kite

Bus-Kite-Kuala-Terengganu2.jpg, Bus Kite - meaning Our Bus - is KT's version of a hop-on hop-off bus along 2 routes
Bus Kite - meaning Our Bus - is KT's version of a hop-on hop-off bus along 2 routes

Prices:

RM1 - RM3 - depending on distance
RM 5 - all day pass (one route)
RM 8 - all day pass (two routes)

 

Route One

  • Dataran Shahbandar
  • Primula Beach Hote
  • Pantai Batu Burok
  • Permai Inn Hotel
  • Masjid Terapung
  • Noor Arfa craft complex
  • the Terengganu Science and Creativity Centre
  • Gong Tok Nasek songket village
  • Gong Kapas cake shop
  • Bus Terminal.

 

Route Two

  • Dataran Shahbandar
  • Grand Continental Hotel
  • Tanjong Vista Hotel
  • the Batu Bersurat roundabout
  • Bukit Keledang Royal Mausoleum
  • Felda Residence Hotel
  • State Museum
  • Taman Tamaddun Islam
  • Crystal Mosque
  • Kampung Losong
  • Pulau Kambing Waterfront
  • Seri Malaysia Hotel
  • Pulau Warisan
  • Kampung Cina
  • Pasar Payang
  • Bus Terminal

 

Transit between both routest at these stops:

  • Terminal Bas MBKT (Main Bus Terminal)
  • Masjid Abidin
  • Shah Bandar
  • Hotel Grand Continental
  • Hotel Tanjong Vista

Bus Kite Route Signboard
Bus Kite Route Map
at the Hotel Seri Malaysia Stop (near Kampung Cina), the red building in the background is the Tian Hou Temple



Hotels in in Kuala Terengganu
HOSTELS
in Kuala Terengganu
Sankris Lodge
hostel in the city center
Things to do & see
Bukit Puteri
Princess Hill. Hill in city center with the remains of an old fort. ... more
Zainal Abidin Mosque
The mosque, also known as the White Mosque or the Big Mosque, was built by Sultan Zainal Abidin II between 1793 and 1808 but has been renovated and extended after that. ... more
Things to do & see
Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Kuching
centre to rehabilitate orang-utans and other animals that have been injured, orphaned or illegally cages. ... more

Imbi, Kuala Lumpur
old residential area with a significant Chinese population near Bukit Bintang with many popular Chinese restaurants and food stalls ... more