Travel from Johor Bahru to Kuala Terengganu by Bus
Kuala Terengganu is located 570 km away from Johor Bahru and takes about 7 to 8 hours to travel from point to point depending on the traffic and weather conditions. Travelers are spoil for choice as there are a number of operators that provide the said trips. Transnasional, Cepat Express and Maju Express are just the few to mention. These fully air conditioned buses with reclining seats are a delight for a long and comfortable journeys.
Things to do in Kuala Terengganu
Kuala Terengganu is a coastal city and the capital of Terengganu. It posses refreshing natural landscapes with exotic beaches and lush tropical jungles equating to an overall relaxing ambiance. The longest beach in Malaysia spans from Besut to Kemaman over 244 km with a picturesque view.
You can visit Pulau Redang and Pulau Perhentian where you can enjoy the crystal clear waters while scuba-diving and deep sea fishing or even go turtle- watching. Terengganu is also famous for its waterfall and rainforests. Taman Negara Kenyir is one of the world’s oldest rainforest believed to be 130 million years old. Kenyir lake and Cemerong waterfalls are a feast for the eyes if you love the outdoors.
What to eat in Kuala Terengganu?
Kuala Terengganu offers various culinary delights that will tickle your taste buds. Nasi Dagang is one of the famous local cuisine which is a mixture of normal and glutinous rice eaten with spicy fish curry and vegetable pickles. Sata is another intriguing dish with grilled boneless fish marinated in spices and wrapped in banana leaves. Terengganu is also famous for its Kerepok Lekor, Nasi Kerabu, Nasi Minyak and many more delicacies.
Don’t forget to check out the Central Market while you are in the city where you can find all kinds of goods ranging from poultry to sea products and China Town which is a row of pre-war buildings that serves as a great photography spot.