About Bota

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This small-quiet town in Perak is divided into 2 by the Perak river. Bota derived from the urban legend of a giant monster that was said to have existed here. Locals believed that the monster lived underground or in caves and would emerge occasionally to feed.

Important details

  • Accessible by bus.
  • Approximately 40km drive away from Sultan Azlan Shah Airport.

Sights and Activities

Terrapin Conservation Centre :

This conservation centre was established in 1968 with the objective of learning and understanding terrapins. They have been making efforts to collect, hatch and release these creatures from captivity since day one. They also make efforts to educate the public about terrapins and the efforts done to conserve these creature.

Bota Bus Terminals

  • Seri Iskandar bus station

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Bota Bus Booking

Bus travels to and from Bota to many other cities has never been easier. There are several bus services at convenient timings from Bota that are available for booking online on CatchThatBus or via mobile app which can be downloaded for free on Google Play or App Store.