Faces of
Malaysia
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.

Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang (or Redang Island)  is a beautiful tropical island off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. Most travellers visiting Redang come on pre-booked packages from one of the resorts on the island. It is a more up-market destination than Perhentian Islands.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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
   

for more destinations try the search form below:

Pekeliling Bus Terminal


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Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

The Explorers Guesthouse

Hostel / Guesthouse near Central Market and Chinatown

Matahari Lodge

Hostel / Guesthouse located just across Central Market, near Chinatown

Attractions

Luna Bar, Kuala Lumpur

Super-chic breezy rooftop bar with a pool in the middle (but you cannot use it unfortunately) and one of the best night views in town

Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

The KL City gallery, located in a historical building from 1899 at Merdeka Square, is a free information centre of the history, present and future of Kuala Lumpur including the ARCH work and gift shop. You can also rent bicycles from here.

Attractions

Royal Selangor Pewter Factory, Kuala Lumpur

Pewter Factory with a visitors center, guided tours and shop, popular stop for tour operators

FRIM, Kuala Lumpur

The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) promotes sustainable management and optimal use of forest resources in Malaysia. There is a canopy walk and nature trails through the dense forest among other things