Travel from Kuala Perlis to Penang by Bus
Journey from Kuala Perlis to Penang via bus has an approximate duration of 2 hours and 45 minutes over a distance of about 175km, depending on the traffic condition and weather. There are three departure times – 9:30am, 3pm, or 7:30pm – from Kuala Perlis Bus Stop (Hentian Bas Kuala Perlis) to Terminal Sungai Nibong, Penang. The bus operator, Plusliner, is among the many operator which provide the said route. They ensure their passengers are always comfortable with its fully air-conditioned buses equipped with reclining seats and spacious legroom.
Things to do in Penang
There are many things to do in the island! Travel back in time with a visit to Fort Cornwallis. This old military fort stands 10 feet tall was original structures built over a century ago including a chapel, prison cells, ammunitions storage area, a harbour light once used to signal incoming ships, the original flagstaff, and several old bronze cannons.
Alternatively, relish the refreshing sea breeze, head on to the most popular beach in Penang – Batu Ferringhi. Take the Penang Hill Railway to Bukit Bendera or hike to enjoy the scenic view dating back to the 19th century and the bird’s-eye view of Georgetown.
Learn more about culture by visiting Kek Lok Si, arguably the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia. Pinang Peranakan Mansion is another interesting venue incorporating various Chinese architecture. The unique townhouse is filled with more than 1,000 antiques and collectibles.
What to eat in Penang?
Penang is hailed as the “food paradise” of Malaysia. Never leave Penang without a visit to Gurney Drive. All kinds of Penang’s specialties are served here, from the street to high-end cuisines. Rows of hawker stalls and food courts offer endless choices to pamper your tastebud. Try Penang laksa, Bak Kut Teh, nasi lemak, dim sum, pasembor, and of course, the dish that needs no introduction – char kuey teow.
Another dish that is famed throughout the country, but not quite at the same level with the original, is nasi kandar. Join the long queue at Nasi Kandar Line Clear on Penang Road, you won’t even be counting the calories or mind the sweat, trickling down your cheeks under the sun.
Nightlife in Penang is vibrant and exciting. Hotspots include Upper Penang Road, Three Sixty Degree Skybar, 32 at the Mansion, China House on Victoria Street, Jammin’ along Weld Quay, and Bora Bora in Batu Ferringhi.