Lumut is actually situated in a perfect place because aside from its beauty attributed by its location, cities near Lumut are also close enough to this island. So, if you decide by sometime to tour and have a trip to another city nearby Lumut, Ipoh, Taiping and Pangkor Island are best towns to go. These cities near Lumut also offer a lot of things for you to enjoy. Getting to this cities are just simple, whether by bus ride, ferry or taxi ride, you’ll surely get to the cities near Lumut at any time.
The distance from Lumut to Ipoh is approximately 84 kilometers. Ipoh actually serves as the main transport hub when you want to use trains to go to other places. There are a lot of buses going to Ipoh which you can choose from. Departure time rate of buses from Lumut Terminal is around 30-20 minutes. Journey from Lumut to Ipoh may take around 2 hours as the bus will stop at some points to pick up passengers along the way. This city may not have that much to boast like profile beaches but it offers a quite charm to foreign and local visitors. One of its best features is the limestone cave temples which are found at the hilly part of the town. They also have historical building, lagoon themed parks as well as breathe taking natural gardens.
Another must go city from Lumut is Taiping. Lumut to Taiping may take about 95 kilometers and a travel time rate at about 3-4 hours depending on the ride. Buses are also available but if you want to travel faster and more convenient, taxis are also available. Taiping also have some must go wonderful spots like the lake gardens, the famous Perak Museum and Taiping Zoo, as well as the historical buildings.
The best city to go after dropping at Lumut is Pangkor. Lumut is actually the gateway to reaching Pangkor Island. Pangkor Island also well-known as Pulau Pangkor, is one of the most beautiful island based in Perak, Malaysia. Travelling from Lumut to Pangkor island may take around 30-50 minutes with a distance of 7.617 kilometers from Lumut. Ferry boats from Lumut to Pangkor Island are available at Lumut piers which are the primary transportation to get to this wonderful island. Pangkor Island is world known for its pristine beaches, cultural heritage, world class sea foods and a lot more. So if you want to spend some good time at the Pacific Island, this island is bets for you.
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