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DESTINATION GUIDE

RAUB

Destination Guide

INTRODUCTION

Raub, is one of the oldest towns in the State of Pahang. It began as a gold mining town in the early 19th century. Remains of its colonial past are evident in the old buildings scattered around the town.

DIRECTIONS TO RAUB

By plane

No airfield in this district. Nearest airport is KLIA.

By bus

Raub is less than 2 hours from Kuala Lumpur by bus. Fares are currently around RM7.10 to RM7.60. Daytime only half hourly bus available from Pekeliling Bus Terminal (Titiwangsa LRT Station), Kuala Lumpur. Most buses make brief stopover at Bentong.

GETTING AROUND RAUB

Some of the major villages in this District

  • Sempalit
  • Sungai Lui
  • Bukit Koman
  • Sungai Ruan
  • Tras
  • Sungai Chetang
  • Cheroh
  • Sang Lee
  • Dong
  • Sungai Klau
  • Sungai Chalit
  • Felda Tersang
  • Felda Krau
  • Batu Malim

THINGS TO DO

  • Lata Jarum Watefalls is just 30 kilometres from Raub
  • Jeram Besu Rapid only about 20 minutes drive from Raub. Jeram Besu is fast gaining popularity as one of the most challenging white water-rafting areas in the country.

SHOPPING

Local roasted Groundnuts

CUISINE

  • Durians
  • Dragonfruits
  • Fresh River fishes

ACCOMMODATION

Various budget hotels are available within walking distance from the bus and taxi station.

JUST OUTSIDE RAUB

  • Take a trip to Fraser's Hill
  • Kuala Lipis is the next destination to the North