Rembau is the name of the town as well as the district, located in the state of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. It is approximately thirty-five minutes of a journey away from the state capital, Seremban. According to history, Rembau is one of the earliest settlements of the Minangkabau people who migrated all the way from Sumatera and later married the residents. With their arrival, the unique matrilineal system of Adat Perpatih was brought over and practised by the people till this day. In the present, Rembau is among the stronghold of such customary practices. The Rembau town is found inside the Rembau district, being part of the administration of Rembau District Council. Rembau is among the regions in Negeri Sembilan that maintains the old district ruler, now known as Yang Teramat Mulia Undang Luak Rembau. This ruler is expected to be one of the electors of the Yamtuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan. As for the demography, most of the population here typically work as farmers, traders, government servants and factory workers with some of the young people would join the army and police forces.
Rembau is accessible from most major airports around the world, Sabah and Sarawak and other parts of the peninsula. You can fly to Kuala Lumpur International Airport from any major airports around the world. From the airport, you can take the cab or public transport to Rembau. The distance from the airport to Rembau is about 63.5 kilometres from the airport.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through the North-South Expressway (PLUS) exiting at Pedas Linggi before continuing the journey towards Rembau using Jalan Seremban – Tampin/Route 1. The journey could take up around one hour and thirty-five minutes to two hours depending on the current traffic situation as well as the weather.
From Kuala Lumpur International Airport, visitors can catch the Express Rail Link (ERL) train which goes to KL Sentral/Bandar Tasik Putrajaya/Cyberjaya/Salak Tinggi/KLIA route. There, one can board the Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) southbound coach and stop by the Rembau station before opting for public transportation or taxi to go around the town.
The nearest express bus terminal is located at Terminal One, Seremban. Take the trip directly to Seremban from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) terminal using express bus services such as Sanwa Tours, KPB Express and Kesatuan Express. From here, hop on a local route bus to Rembau.
Pedas Hot Springs is a tourist attraction that is family friendly and also economical. In addition to the hot springs, there are also other attractions like reflexology walk, mini zoo and playground for kids. The ticket prices are charged at RM 15 for adults and RM 12 for kids. There is also a spa that charges RM 8 per head and operates from 7 pm to 10 pm. The facilities are abundant which makes it easy for families and large groups to come over here for the whole day of fun.
Mount Angsi is a relatively minor mountain in Malaysia with the height of 824 meters, being the third highest peak in the state of Negeri Sembilan. However, this mountain is not to be underestimated. It is because a good level of fitness is needed to last three hours of going up the mountain. Before hiking, one would have to register at the park ranger’s office and pay a nominal fee of five ringgit per person.
Seri Rembau Hotel is a newly built hotel which is conveniently located in the heart of Rembau, nearby the Rembau Sentral. As such, it is easy to go around town from this particular hotel. It has two options of room to be offered, namely Standard Twin and Standard Queen, with both of them having proper in-room facilities like air conditioning, coffee/tea maker, hot water bath and many more. It is consistently rated high and frequently visited during weekends where the number of visitors is higher.