Taxis: Uber provides its services in and around the capital city of Perak. Local taxis can charge anything between ₹77 - 154 for trips inside Perak.
Car rentals: Plenty of rental services are available throughout the state, and road maps can be bought online, or from local bookstores.
Buses: Local buses ply from the Ipoh Bus Terminal, and are extremely useful while visiting Taiping's Cameron Highlands. Bus number 94 takes you to the much sought-after Sam Poh Tong Cave Temples.
Flight from New Delhi to Ipoh: ₹22,775
One-way ticket on local transport: ₹30 to 54
Taxi starting tariff: ₹46 to 77
Hotel stay in The Happy 8 Retreat: ₹3,762
A meal: ₹300-400
Perak has numerous centuries-old, inexpensive hotels and a handful of Malaysia's plushest properties. Travellers generally stay in Ipoh – the heart of the city, which is a stone's throw away from popular tourist sights. The hotels on Pangkor Island will give you a glimpse of the old fishing settlements. People also choose to stay the night in Ringlet, when visiting the Cameron Highlands.