Malaysia is a tourist paradise, and there are plenty of places to be visited. The best part is that there are tourist attractions in Malaysia that can be visited by bus. Tourism by bus is very popular in Malaysia, and there are excellent luxurious buses that are comfortable, safe and convenient. There are facilities to book bus tickets online in the redbus website, and the bus ticket bought online are valid in buses with whom Redbus has partnerships and tie-ups. Tourism by bus to attractions in Malaysia is convenient and safe and works out cheaper and safer than hiring cars or taxis at every stage.
The bus service in Malaysia is so robust that there are several pickup and drop points and tourists can choose pick up or drop off points closest to their hotels or resorts.
Tourist attractions to visit by bus
In order to really enjoy Malaysia by bus, it is good to do a virtual tour of Malaysia online and find places with airports and thereafter the rest of the touring by bus. For instance, if tourists land at Kuala Lumpur international airport, they can either take a bus to Kuala Lumpur for a fascinating tour of the city or proceed directly by bus to Penang Island, Kelantan, Terengganu, Kuala Dungun and Endau. Tourists can also visit the Teman Negara national park on the way to Endau. Each of these destinations is a mini-tour in itself, and there are several attractions in Malaysia at each of these destinations.
For instance, tourists reaching Kuala Lumpur can be treated to one of the grandest conducted tours by bus. Alternatively, tourists can also use the hop on hop off buses to spend time at each destination as per their choice. The star attractions to visit in and around Kuala Lumpur includes the Petronas twin towers and the Menara KL Tower. There are exquisite palaces and heritage sites such as the Sultan Abdul Samad building, the Tugu Negara and the national Science building. Beautiful parks and gardens include the forest Eco-park, the Kuala Lumpur bird park, the Titiwangksa lake garden, and the Sunway Lagoon theme park. As if so many attractions in one place are not enough, there are exquisite markets within Kuala Lumpur such as Little India, Berjaya Times Square, Connaught market and Jalan Alor. There are also great surprises, such as the Batu Caves. All these attractions can be explored by bus very conveniently and safely.
The next great trip is a bus ride all the way to Penang island, which is connected to the mainland. Thereafter, one can take bus rides around Penang Island and visit George town, the elegant Buddhist temples such as the 330 metre long reclining Buddha, the only Burmese temple in Malaysia, the Batu Ferringhi beach, the Teddy museum and an unusual toy museum. Penang island has a very good network of Rapid buses, and this network of buses has a tie-up with Redbus, and bookings for bus tickets can be made through the Redbud booking site.
The next great place to visit by bus is Kuala Terengganu directly from Kuala Lumpur. On reaching Terengganu, there are several places that can be explored by bus except for a ferry ride to Redang Island. These are the crystal mosque, the Ho Ann Kiong temple, the Teck Soon Heritage house, China town and some great food joints such as Madame Bee’s Kitchen, the town city Food court and coffee at Star Anise. This is a great outing by bus, and tourists can also take time to do snorkelling off the BatuBuruk Beach.
The next tourist destination in Kota Kinabalu. A domestic flight will need to be taken from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, after which several attractions can be visited by bus. These include the Tabin wildlife reserve, the Poring hot springs, the Sabah State Museum, the LokKawi national park, the pristine Tanjung Aru beach, the Kota Kinabalu waterfront, the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, the Mari Mari cultural village and an excursion to Mount Kinabalu which makes a wonderful trekking route. A few days’ stay in a relaxing resorts in Kota Kinabalu will give enough time for tourists to explore all the fascinating places in Kota Kinabalu by bus. A surprise element is a bus trip from Kota Kinabalu to Sarawak. The same bus will touch the fascinating cities of Kuching, Miri, Bintulu and Sibu. There are other beautiful surprises in Sarawak: the Semenggo Natural reserve, the Bako national park, the Mulu Caves, the Niah Caves, and the Sarawak cultural village.
These epic tours within Malaysia can be explored comfortably by bus and make a great memorable holiday.