Download the CycleDios app and register to use the automated city bike-rental service. There are pickup locations across Taiping, including the zoo, lake gardens and city centre.
Some regional bus services (to Kuala Kangsar, Gopeng and other Perak destinations) run from Ipoh's Terminal Kidd, a 10-minute walk southeast of the old town.
This modern jetty, complete with tourist information booths and a canteen area, is the starting point for most boat excursions into Royal Belum State Park.
About 3km southeast of the city centre, Ipoh's airport has flights to/from Singapore and Johor Bahru. A taxi here from central Ipoh costs around RM20.
The departure point for Land Rovers up to the top of Bukit Larut, 2.5km northeast of central Taiping.
Call to arrange motorcycle and car rental, with pickup in Pangkor Town. Book ahead for cars.
Car rental in Ipoh from RM100 per day. Call between 8am and 8pm, or book by email.
Tanah Rata's long-distance bus station is at the eastern end of the main road.
Taiping's long-distance bus terminal is 7km north of the city centre.
Ipoh's northern bus station serves all long-distance destinations.