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.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Wawasan Bus Terminal

address: Jalan Kemajuan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88000, accross the road from Wisma Wawasan
Wawasan-Bus-Terminal-(Kota-Kinabalu).jpg, Southern Bus Terminal in KK serving local buses and south-bound long-distance buses to destinations like Beaufort, Sipitang and Lawas.
Southern Bus Terminal in KK serving local buses and south-bound long-distance buses to destinations like Beaufort, Sipitang and Lawas.

Attention
Due to the construction of a new bus terminal, the buses will be temporarily relocated to Jlana Tun Fuad Stevens (serving southern and eastern zone buses) and Jalan Tunku Adbul Rahman (northern zone buses)
more information here

buy bus tickets to and from Kota Kinabalu (and other destination in Sabah and Sarawak) online here:



Related Places

City Bus Terminal (North)

The largest bus station in Kota Kinabalu (KK) serving long-distance buses to locations at the east coast of Sabah like Telupid, Sandakan, Lahad Datu, Kunak, Semporna or Tawau.

Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

North Borneo Cabin

Guesthouse in the center of Kota Kinabalu

Borneo Beachouse (Backpackers)

Guesthouse located within walking distance of Tanjung Aru Beach

Attractions
Attractions

Royal Selangor Pewter Factory, Kuala Lumpur

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

Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Islands

The small (=kecil) island. With plenty of low-priced accommodation the island is a backpackers favorite and can get quite crowded at peak season on Long Beach.