Singapore to Masai, Johor Bahru
Located in the Johor Bahru district of Malaysia, Masai is the oldest part of Johor Bahru. It is twenty five kilometers from downtown Johor. It is situated on route J10 to Kong Kong an interesting village on the banks of the Johor River.
Being the oldest part of this district, Masai boasts many pre-war buildings that are sill relatively well preserved. They were put up to host the thousands of plantation workers who worked in the famous rubber plantations in the early and mid 20th century. It is also a shopping district with shoppers coming all the way from Pasir Gudang and Kota Masai among others.
The Main Attractions in Masai
As with most places in Johor Bahru, Masai is a very welcoming town to tourists who come to savor the delights the town has to offer. Among the many attractions include:
- The Johor Old Chinese Temple
- Muzium Diraja sultan Abu Bakar museum
- The Sultan Abu Baker state Mosque
- The Berjaya Waterfront Hotel
- The Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
- The Kuso Trick Art Gallery
- The wildlife and safari park
- Johor Art Gallery
- Istana Pasir Pelangi Castle
- Amasari Residence resort
- The Austin Hill Country club
With all these attractions and things to do, plus fantastic places to stay, how would you get there from downtown Singapore?
Getting there from Singapore
There are three ways to get from Singapore to Masai in Johor Bahru. You can get there by air. You will take a flight from Changi Airport in Singapore which will take you to the Senai International Airport after which you can hire a taxi to Masai.
You can also use the rail link form Singapore to Johor Bahru and connect by road from there. You will either take a bus from the rail station at Johor Bahru or take a taxi from there to your preferred destination in Masai. The third alternative is to take a private hired taxi from your starting point in Singapore and ride all the way to whatever attraction that welcomes you to Masai.
Advantages of hiring a taxi from Singapore to Masai
The best thing about choosing a taxi from Singapore to Masai is the situation at the Singapore – Malaysia border. Unlike the bus and the train where you have to disembark to go through customs and immigration, you will be processed right in the car which allows you to avoid the inevitable delays at this very busy border point.
The other advantage is that you can take a tour of different places along the way and stopping for refreshments and photo sessions at any point that pleases you. You cannot do that while on the bus or on the train.
Taxis are reasonably charged in both cities and you won’t have to break the bank to enjoy a ride from Singapore to Masai in Johor Bahru. You will enjoy the services of sgmytaxi.com for fabulous taxi services in 7-seater MPV cars which are spacious and comfortable.
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