Faces of
Malaysia
Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

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.

Ipoh, Malaysia

Terminal AmanJaya

address: No. 1, Persiaran Meru Raya 5, Meru Raya, 30020 Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia
phone: 05-526 7718
bus-terminal-amanjaya-ipoh.jpg, Ipoh's main bus terminal in the northern outskirts of the towns
Ipoh's main bus terminal in the northern outskirts of the towns

Getting There

The bus terminal Terminal AmanJaya located far away from the city center in the northern outskirts of Ipoh, close to the North-South Highway (NKVE). Fastest way to get there from or to downtown Ipoh is by bus. There is also a local bus (run by TransitPerak) which takes about one hour.

Buy bus tickets online

Below find links and a form to book bus ticket online to a variety of destinations.

buses to Ipoh:
Kuala Lumpur - Ipoh
Penang - Ipoh
Butterworth - Ipoh
Cameron Highlands - Ipoh
KLIA - Ipoh
KLIA2 - Ipoh

buses from Ipoh:
Ipoh - Kuala Lumpur
Ipoh- Penang
Ipoh-Butterworth
Ipoh-Cameron Highlands
Ipoh-KLIA
Ipoh - KLIA2

 

street view of the Terminal

 

aerial view
aerial view
photo: PerakTransit

inside
the inside of the terminal is like a shopping mall


PerakTransit
platforms, PerakTransit Bus
Ipoh is the capitol of the state of Perak. PerakTransit the local short-distance bus network with bus connections from Ipoh to Cameron Highlands (Tanah Rata, Brinchang, Kampug Raja; Kuala Terlah, Tringkap), Medan Kiddd, Sri Manjung, Lumut and others.



Hotels in Ipoh
Attractions

Ipoh Railway Station, Ipoh

Ipoh's railway station was completed in 1917 under the British colonial administration. Along with the Old Railway Station in Kuala Lumpur (same architect) it is one of the most beautiful examples of colonial architecture.

Birch Memorial Clock Tower, Ipoh

The historical clock tower was built in 1909 in memory of James W.W.Birch, the first British Resident of the state of Perak who was assasinated.

Attractions

Bird Watching / Bird Interpretive Centre, Fraser's Hill

Bird Watching is one of the most popular activities at Frasher's Hill. You can find information on flora and fauna,trails, the history of Frashers Hill and general information about birds at the Bird Interpretive Centre (BIC).

Paya Beach, Tioman

quiet beach south of Tekek on Pulau Tioman