|| Kuala Perlis,
Kuala Perlis is the main port in the state of Perlis, located extreme northwest in Peninsular Malaysia.
It's a fishing town, located just 13km off Kangar.
Kuala Perlis is a fishing town located at the estuary of Perlis River, the visit to the town
will not be complete without tasting the local seafood dishes. Since Kuala Perlis Jetty is the
main jetty connecting to Phuket (Thailand) and Langkawi Island, many visitors decided to stop
by to look around the fishing town while tasting the freshest local seafood. Apart from seafood,
Kuala Perlis is also well known for its famous 'Laksa (noodle in milk curry)'. One of the
attractions in town is the opportunity to see some old buildings and mosques, built on stilts
over mangrove swamp. Though it's a small fishing town, there is much to offers for recreation.
For nature's lover, you can head down to the Perlis state park where you can enjoy bird watching,
kayaking and even caving. It's also well known for shopping paradise, and since Perlis is sharing
the border with Thailand, you can get many local and Thailand products at a bargain price. Padang Besar
is the favorite shopping spot for both locals and visitors from both countries, Malaysia
and Thailand. Of cause you can learn more of the state history by visiting the Perlis State Museum.
From the North-south highway, take the Jitra Selatan exit (Interchange 181)
and head for Kodiang and Kangar Highway and exist at Kuala Perlis which is
48km away from the exit.
From Pudu Station Kuala Lumpur, take an express bus to Perlis which departs
at 10am or 11pm daily. It cost about RM 45 per person and the journey will
take about 8 hours.