Travel from Ipoh to Kangar by Bus
There are a couple of buses that travel from Ipoh to Kangar. Some of them include the Kesatuan Express, Cepat Ekspres, KBES and Transnasional. These buses take about 5-6 hours to arrive at Kangar which is 293km away from Ipoh. These buses often depart from Amanjaya bus terminal and arrive at Kangar bus terminal.
Things to do in Kangar
What to eat in Kangar?
When it comes to the food in Kangar, there’s a great variety for tourists. Over at Kaki Bukit which is a small mining town, you can enjoy the tasty Kopi ‘O’ at the many Kopitiams (Old Tea Shops) there. There are a great variety of seafood restaurants that serve value for money dishes such as the Kuala Perlis Seafood Restaurant, Medan Ikan Bakar (Malay style cooking) and Hai Thien Seafood (Chinese style cooking) which is a 20-minute ride from Kangar to Kuala Perlis. The Keli Fish Sambal is a must try mouth-watering dish at Anjung Keli restaurant in Kangar itself. Anjung Keli serves a wide variety of Malay cuisines. There is not much nightlife in Kangar as most shops close before 10:00 p.m. However, Kayangan Square Shopping Mall is open till 10:00 p.m. thus if you plan your day well you can leave shopping for night.