Kuala Lipis is a small town (around 20,000 inhabitants) deep in the district of Lipis in the jungles of Pahang.

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Kuala Lipis is on the Jungle Railway between Tumpat and Gemas. It is in particular the first and the end station of several trains running from Singapore (Southern part of the jungle line) or from Tumpat (Northern part).

  • 1 Kuala Lipis railway station.    

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From the Bus Station there are buses that leave Kuala Lipis at 8:20AM, 1:20PM and 5:20PM towards Mela, Kerambit and Jerantut (near Taman Negara). There are also many buses from Kuala Lipis to Kuala Lumpur.

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From Kuala Lipis you can go to Kenong Rimba Park, which is about 10 km away. It is a forest reserve, accessible by train or boat. It is a good place for trekking and caving. Most guesthouses of the city will organize tours there.

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The main street Jalan Besar, with many old Chinese houses.

The wooden mosque Masjid Jln Masjid Lama, 100 m from the train station.

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Nothing special to buy here; however you can buy some local fruits, like durian, rambutan, mangis, mango, etc.

  • Bank (100 m from the train station). Here you will find several ATMs at a 5-minute walking distance from the train station

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There are many small Chinese and Malay restaurants and food courts. Cheap. There are also Western branches or fast food choices like KFC.

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There are several small hostels in the main street Jalan Besar.

  • Hotel London: (093121618) A small hotel on Jalan Besar offering clean, simple rooms for RM20, or RM30-40 with air-con. Most rooms have no window.

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