Area Code 05 $1=RM3.22 Nov 5, 2007

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Tanah Rata
The main road from S, KL and Tapah, is running W to E in Tanah Rata. W to Tapah and E to further N part of Cameron Highland.
Bus station and the police station are in E part of town and many cheap GHs can be found mainly in W part of town.
i Tourist Center: W end of the main road.
Rental bicycle:
RM18/4hrs or RM15/hr min 2hrs.
@: RM3.5/h
Also selling bus tickets.
All guest houses are excellent sources of information. They sell trail maps
RM3, several have travelers notebooks containing travel info on many destinations. Trail map also available at some shops RM2
$ Banks / Exchange: Rates do vary, so check around.
T/C com RM5. CS Travel & Tours W side, S of Long Perdah. Can advise where to change money when banks are closed.
$1 HSBC Bank: 31-32 main Rd. T 4911217
M-F10:00-15:00, Sa9:30-11:00
$2 May Bank: 20-21 main Rd. 9:30-17:30,
Rate Cash/TC
$1=RM3.22/3.302, 100yen=RM2.81/2.884
$3 Bank Perdama Mal: main Rd. M-F9:00-16:00 Sa9:00-12:30
$a ATM Simpnau Bank: Main Rd. W part of town
$4 M.K.Money Changer: 59A Persiaran, Cash $1=RM3.31, 100yen=RM2.8
P Police: near the hospital, T4911222, T999-emergency
H1 Hospital: on the main road, 1.3km S from the bus station
T4911966 24h. emergency room
H2 Clinic Ayob: main Rd. 8:30-12:30, 14-16:30, 20-21:30
H3 Pharmacy: at clinic
M0 Post Office GPO: on the main road T 4911051 M-Sa.8:00-16:30
M2 IDD Shop(private telephone service): main Rd. S from P.O. AZ UK 0.6/min, Jap USA, Ca Fr Gr 0.7, NZ 0.8
Telephone: No telephone office. Only public cardphones which international calls can be made:- next to GPO, at bus station, across from Hospital, etc.
! warning: There are 3 different card-phone services (the cards' are not compatible.) operating in Malaysia, one of them -Citifon, doesn't operate in Tanah.

T Train Station: closest train station is Tapah, 67 km from Tanah Ratah. Bus or taxi to/from Tapah.
B Bus Station: on the main road. Ticket offices open 8:00-17:30. For the long distance journey, book in advance. For the local services, buy a ticket on bus. It's a hard journey for travel sickness sufferers. Sick bags provided on request.

Local Transport
Bus:at bus station on the main road. To Brinchang - many buses : (RM0.5)
Taxi: RM15/ hour
, To Brinchang : taxi(RM1-2)

t1 CS Travel & Tours: 47 Main road Long Perdah + Main road. T4911200, Trekking tours and bus tickets.

m1 Markets: Saturday Market near Rose Lane Hotel in town center has nothing worth to mention.
m2 Brinchang market: 5km N of Brinchang. Fruit&veg market small and not so special.
s1 Yung Seng Souvenir shop : W side of the main Rd.
next to Mayflower Restaurant
s2 Pasar Raya super: opp from bus station, 8:30-22:00
ph1 Carina Color Photo Center: Persiaran rd, Next to Persiaran Bank.
ph2 Studio Foto Tridi: W side, Lorong Perdah, next to CS Travel
s2 Stationery store E side next to Suma Restaurant
l Laundry : Doby Highland's Laundry & Dry Cleaning, 3 doors from Suria rest. on Main street, arcade. M-Sa9:00-20:00, Sun 13:00-20:00 4kg=RM4 (wash&dry)
pt Public toilets & Bathrooms: Main Rd W from the Gas station, toilets RM0.2, bath RM1 In he park opp. police
ma Yuan Zu Yuan: E side of the main road. T4915900, 10-22:00, RM60/40mins,
ma Tee Health Center: 77B Persiaran,.Body massage RM50/hr, Oil massage RM60/hr

@ Internet @
Many Guest Houses have internet facility. more exp than cafe
@1 Evo Internet Center: Persiaran Rd. 9-5:00, , RM3/hr print RM0.5/p, Japanese OK
@2 Pusat Komputer CL: Persiaran Rd. 10-22:00, , RM2.8/hr print RM0.5/p, Japanese OK
@3 Rosette Restaurant: Main rd , wifi possible.

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