Bus from Penang to Kuala Perlis
From Penang, a bus ride to Kuala Perlis will take approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes depending on the traffic condition and weather. The journey is spread over a distance of 175km. Plusliner offers the bus service from Sungai Nibong Terminal to Kuala Perlis Bus Stop (Hentian Bas Kuala Perlis) everyday. On CatchThatBus website or mobile app, you may choose to travel in the morning (9am), afternoon (1:30pm), or evening (6:30pm). The bus operator promises a comfortable and affordable traveling experience with their fully air-conditioned buses.
Kuala Perlis is a small fishing town that is home to the main port of the state of Perlis. Here, you will be treated to a serene small town atmosphere where you may sit back and enjoy the spectacular sunset, spot the fishermen returning with their catch, and breathe in the revitalising suburb air. Travelers depart to Phuket, Thailand, or Langkawi Island from its main jetty – Kuala Perlis Jetty. Small-scale cargoes from Thailand and Indonesia are loaded or unloaded at the small port in town. Uniquely located at the seaside, the Al-Hussian Mosque is a spectacular structure. During sunset, the twin minarets of the mosque are set aglow in green colour to call upon the fishermen on the sea for prayers. Nature lover may head down to the Perlis State Park to enjoy a variety of activities including bird watching, kayaking, and even caving. Covering about 5000 hectares, the park holds the Nakawan Range – the longest continuous range of limestone hills in Malaysia – and the Mata Ayer and Wang Mu Forest Reserves. Also, don’t forget to complete your trip by visiting the shopping paradise – Padang Besar – to get many local and Thailand products at a bargain price. Apart from duty-free shops, you may find leather goods, household items, clothing, and more.
Kuala Perlis is synonymous with its marvelous seafood restaurants. Seafood here is astonishingly fresh apart from being relatively cheap compared to the capital city. Other remarkable must-try includes its assam laksa and papaya salad which is deemed as “the best outside Thailand”. Download CatchThatBus on your mobile phone right away or visit the website to enjoy the convenience of booking bus tickets at your fingertips!