Kulim Bus tickets
Kulim is one of the fastest developing cities in Malaysia, located in the state of Kedah. Kulim, along with Penang to its west, and is part of Greater Penang – the second-largest conurbation in the country. Kulim has been growing rapidly in recent years, especially after the establishment of the first high tech industrial park in Malaysia.
The town of Kulim gets its name from the trees ubiquitous to the region – it is predominantly present in South East Asian rainforests. Kulim not only has its modern industrial and technological plazas, but it also has a lot of shophouses that have been maintained from the Second World War.
With Kulim located so close to the Penang state, it is no surprise that the town is a hotch-potch of different cultures. The regional ethnic mix of Indian, Chinese, Malay, and Nyonya cultures result in a town that has it all – and with Penang being the food capital of Malaysia, Kulim also has amazing options in terms of delicacies.
The cuisine also has a Thai influence on it, along with the traditional dishes of the region like LohMee, Chai Koay, and Ice Kacang. Tourists should try and explore the street food vendors instead of ordering the local dishes in a restaurant since the former generally offers a more authentic experience. Kulim also has a great selection of local liquors, the most famous of which is Todi – made from fermented young coconut; it is extremely popular among visitors even though it is an acquired taste.
Important Locations to visit!
There are a few great places in Kulim to visit, some of which are mentioned below:
- Kulim Market: Kulim market is one of the places to visit in Kulim in terms of the footfall it receives, and the huge selection of curios it offers to tourists. You can find almost everything in the market, from local herbal medicines to indigenous clothing. The Saturday night market is more organized and might be the best place to get great souvenirs.
- Sungai Sedim Recreational Forest: Whether you love to get your heart racing or just want a relaxing experience, you are sure to enjoy the Sungai Sedim Recreational Forest. The centrepiece of the forest is one of the longest in the world, and the forest also offers a Canopy Walk which is longer than a kilometre.
- Junjung: If you want to experience some of the ancient charms of Kulim, Junjung, located on the outskirts of the town, is the best place for it. The area still has some of the famous pre-WWII buildings in standing condition, although many are crumbling rapidly. There are some great open markets in the area, too.
- Penang Hill Top: Nature lovers often flock to the hilltop, as it offers a unique experience during the climb itself. The route is filled with street vendors offering local delicacies and shops for souvenirs, and the climb itself takes around 4 hours. There is also a train service which goes up the hill, for people unable to make the hike.
Boarding Points in Kulim
There are many popular boarding points at Kulim that helps people reach various places. However, each operator will have their own boarding points and it is best to check online while booking Kulim bus tickets:
- Stesen Bas Kulim
- SB. KULIM
Dropping Points in Kulim
Though dropping points vary from operator to operator, here are a few popular dropping points in Kulim you could consider before booking your tickets:
- Stesen Bas Kulim
- SB. KULIM
- Kulim, Kedah
Important Routes to and from Kulim
George Town is a city in Penang island and is one of the most colourful and interesting cities in Malaysia. You can easily reach George Town from Kulim is the travel on the road will only take less than an hour. One of the most popular routes to George Town from Kulin is via Lebuhraya Butterworth- Kulim/E15 with a distance of about 42.8 km. You can easily access other popular cities like Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Penang Island, and Port Dickson from Kulim, and extend your vacations for exploring these places!
Kulim might not be one of the traditional tourist spots of Penang, but bus ticket from TBS to Kulim has been selling like hotcakes recently because of the wonderful experiences that it has to offer. You can easily get your Kulim bus tickets online, from redBus – the website offers discounts almost every time you book Kulim bus tickets, and it also makes the process of booking or even rescheduling extremely convenient. So, explore Kulim now, and enjoy the unique experiences it has to offer!
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