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When it comes to visiting Singapore, there is so much that this island country has to offer that you will simply not be able to cover and visit all the places of interest in the country. With scattered islands, the adventure parks, the nature parks and even the places that are important in terms of worshipping – Singapore is home to everything that you are looking for.

Amongst many of the scattered islands that this country has in its territory, Kusu Island needs separate mention. It is a small island that is located 5.6 km south the mainland of Singapore. It is a small but beautiful island that has been famous for the Malay shrines and Chinese temples that many worshippers visit. However, the beauty of the island has also been a strong reason why more and more travellers are visiting this island for their holiday purposes and leisurely activities.

Kusu Island Holiday:


The very name of the island “Kusu” in Chinese means tortoise, i.e. Tortoise Island. Legends are popular that a giant tortoise turned itself into an island to save a MalayChinese shipwrecked sailor and a Chinese shipwrecked sailor. Legends has it that these two sailors returned to the island to pay tribute and thanks to the tortoise. It is since then that the Chinese and Malay people continue this tradition.

But, in the recent times, the place has also been famous for Kusu Island holiday. It is a perfect holiday destination for those, who do not want to spend much money in travelling and yet are looking for a comfortable, calm and serene island that will give them a sense of peace. If you visit this island, it is a must that you visit the Chinese Da Bo Gong Temple and the three kramats or holy shrines of Malay the saints. Walking along the beach of this island is a beautiful experience. It takes just 20 minutes.

Taking a ferry service:

If you want to visit Kusu Island, it is a must that you take a ferry to Kusu Island. It is the most convenient way of travelling to the island. It takes about 40 minutes to reach this island from Singapore. The best part of taking the ferry service from Singapore to Kusu Island is that there are a number of ferry services that are available from different points of ferry in Singapore. All that you need to do is book your ticket for the ferry that suits your time and date.

Just know the Kusu Island ferry schedule and you will be able to book a ticket for you. The best part of booking a ferry ticket from Singapore to the many islands nearby is that you can book the ticket online. It will be easy and convenient and you do not have to worry anything about rushing to the ferry to purchase the ticket.

The famous KTM Komuter Train Service

The famous KTM Komuter train services in the Malaysian nation is the first of its kind electric commuter train services which were introduced in the nation, way back in the year 1995 which was put to operations in order to provide suburban railway services covering all the central city regions along with their suburban counterparts too.

While the KTM Komuter trains are availed by the locals and the tourists alike, while taking on this journey one can rest in the comfort of the compartments while they are taken to their desired destinations at a much affordable costs that one cannot think of!

8379175_origWith about 51 stations and increasing day by day under its belt, the KTM to JB in Malaysia travels to destinations such as Rawang, Seremban, Tanjung Malim, Pelabuhan Klang, Batu caves and many more!

In case a tourist may feel wary of using the KTM Komuter trains while taking a travel from one remote area to another, it must be taken into consideration that the frequency of the trains are pretty good, which is thirty minutes during off the peak hours and about 15 minutes at the peak times, which isn’t bad, is it?

While the travel to and from any of the KTM Komuter station is as convenient as taxis and feeder buses are usually available to reach the destination from the station or from the place stay to the station with ease.

While most of the travel related information starting from the train schedules and the timetables as well as the costs associated with the KTM Komuter train services are available from the KTM Komuter websites, in numerous online options and counter options are available for the tourists which help them to take the right foot forward.