Travel from Gombak to Pasir Mas by Bus
Pasir Mas is a city in Kelantan that is located 425km away from Gombak. The journey takes approximately 7-8 hours by bus if permitted by good weather and traffic. The available bus operator from Gombak to Pasir Mas is Darul Naim Express. The fully air conditioned buses with reclining seats are delightful for a long and comfortable journey. The bus departs from Gombak to Pasir Mas Bus Station with three trips each day at 10:00 a.m., 9:50 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.
Things to do in Pasir Mas
Pasir Mas serves as the main gateway to Thailand from the East Coast of Malaysia. Being in close proximity with Thailand, bits and pieces of Thai culture had found its way into Pasir Mas. Wat Uttamaram is a must visit for its beautiful architecture and rich heritage. History states that in 1876, an abbot called Tok Raja established the first Thai monastery in Kelantan and was responsible for spreading Buddhism in Pasir Mas. His tomb is a reminder of the famous legend of how he was ordained as a monk and helped preach Buddhism and cure the Sultan of Kelantan of an ailment. If you would like a recreational retreat, don’t forget to visit Taman Air Muleh or Tengku Anis Park which are located a few kilometers away from the city. It’s a great spot to picnic and enjoy the fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. Pasir Mas is also 30 minutes away from Kota Bharu, the capital state of Kelantan. Kota Bharu has many places to see like Museum Negeri Istana Jahar and Pintu Gerbang Kota Sultan Ismail Petra.
What to eat in Pasir Mas?
While in Kelantan, the Nasi Kerabu is a must try. The rice is blue owing to the dye from the blue flower and tastes rich with herbs.The Ayam Percik and Nasi Tumpang are also amongst the many other local delicacies that one should try during their time in Pasir Mas.