Kuala Lumpur City Centre

The Lake Gardens are a manicured expanse near the Malaysian Parliament building, which was once home to a British colonial official. The park includes a Butterfly Park, Deer Park, Orchid Garden, Hibiscus Garden and the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Southeast Asia’s largest bird park…….enough to make children skip and hop around these shining species, playing with them, running after them and trying to catch those colourful butterflies!

Other parks in the city include the ASEAN Sculpture Garden, KLCC Park, Titiwangsa Lake Gardens, Metropolitan Lake Gardens in Kepong, Forest Research Institue, Malaysia Taman Tasik Permaisuri or the Queen’s Lake Gardens, Bukit Kiara Botanical Gardens, Equestrian Park, West Valley Park and Bukit Jalil International Park…….again a special treat for your children……..exploring the vast land with their innocent vision and minds, and a mind-teaser for the teenagers!

Genting Shopping Destinations

The entertainment hub of the city is mainly centred in the Golden Triangle encompassing Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Ampang Road. Trendy nightclubs, bars and lounges, such as the Beach Club, Espanda, the Hakka Republic Wine Bar and Restaurant, Hard Rock Cafe, the Luna Bar, Nuovo, Rum Jungle, the Thai Club, Zouk,and many others are located here.  You could leave your children behind with some care-taker and indulge yourselves with your spouse or other elders, simply to get a taste of the other tempting side of life!  Resistance is yours!!!!

Suria KLCC is one of Malaysia’s premier shopping destinations due to its location beneath the Petronas Twin Towers. Apart from this, the Bukit Bintang district has the highest concentration of shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur. It houses various cafes, alfresco dining outlets and retail malls. The Bangsar district also has a few shopping complexes, including Bangsar Village, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens. The Damansara subdivision north-west of Kuala Lumpur, though not in the city-proper, is the home of the only IKEA outlet in the country, and a cluster of locally operated malls such as Cathay Multi Screen Cinemas, The Curve, Power Centre and One Utama. Apart from shopping complexes, KL has designated numerous zones in the city to market locally manufactured products such as textiles, fabrics and handicrafts and the Chinatown, commonly known as Petaling Street is one of them featuring many pre-independence buildings with Straits Chinese and colonial architectural influences.  KL’s Central Market (Pasar Seni), which was once the city’s wet market, offers an assortment of arts and craft merchandise, varying from antiques and paintings to souvenirs and clothing. Of course, most of the malls and shopping arcades are full of electronic toys, games, i-pods, digital diaries, sound equipment, clothes and accessories for children and teenagers!

Malaysia Shopping Destinations

The cuisine here reflects the versatility in restaurants, malls and street-side hawkers’ stalls; in KL, food is served in buildings which are known for housing cafes, restaurants, fast food outlets and street hawkers, offering a delectable gourmet adventure with a blend of Indian, Continental, Chinese, Malay and Japanese food fare.  The most popular Malay food is such as Char kwey tiaw, asam laksa, rojak and nasi goring, and this is something which the adults and the young would relish together……..exploring their adventurous taste buds!

A short distance away from KL, lies the `Las Vegas’ of Malaysia, called the Genting Highlands,  a magnetic charm for visitors all over the world, especially children and teenagers.  The adults could flavour some pleasure as it is the only legal resort for gambling! The Highlands introduces itself to you with all its proud buildings connected to a continuous chain of linkways, underground tunnels and escalators, with direction signboards to lead you to your required destination in that  huge stretch with strong concrete structures and glitzy theme parks,set in a forested highland…… and definitely eclatic!  It would be enthralling for your children to get mesmerised with The Chin Swee Caves Temple, a Taoist temple, and a picturesque monument set within Genting Highlands, possessing a majestic ornate roof. Within the Temple is seated a black statue of the Reverend Master Chin Swee considered a deity in the Fujian Province for his supernatural abilities to summon rain and drive away evil spirits, as the exterior wall carries many inscriptions that depict his life. A myth that would be wondrous for the children and teenagers! Behind the statue is a natural rock in a stream providing clear cool mineral water, called the `Dragon Mineral Water’. The Genting Skyway located at the Kuala Kubu Bharu, the Selangor side of Genting, is a monocable gondola lift serving the resort, determining its illuminative impact on everyone with a rollicking ride!

Kuala Lumpur City Of Malaysia Tourist Attraction

Splendid Malaysia,  known to be the `land of the mountains’, lies along the Strait of Malacca with densely forested hilly areas, rivers with crystal clear waters, white sand beaches, beautiful parks and gardens, the scintillating Batu Caves, an enticing skyline and grand shopping malls. With a highly-developed infrastructure, the world-famed city is a blend for the twirl of sarongs-sarees-baku kebayas-cheongsam, the colourful attire of the Muslims, Chinese and Indians who live there along with the innumerable charming edifices influenced by the Arabian, Chinese, Indian, Dutch and Portuguese style of architectural intellect, and a unique village or countryside, enclosed in its rivers with houses or hutments made on `stilts’, reachable only by a dreamy canoe!

Petronas Twin Towers KL

Besides this fantastic view, it also has the world’s tallest set of twin buildings, the Petronas Twin Towers, a beaming site, staring proudly at the face of the crowds! Multiculturalism has not only made Malaysia a gastronomical paradise, but also made this country home to colourful festivals, which the Malays celebrate and socialise, though they are slow-paced but warm and friendly.

The key attractions here lie in its extreme contrasts……..  As towering skyscrapers look down upon wooden houses built on stilts, and five-star hotels sit several metres away from ancient reefs. Cool hideaways are found in the highlands that roll down to warm, sandy beaches and rich, humid mangroves. 

This paradise land boasts of a delightful variety of traditional handicrafts. Choices range from priceless authentic antiques to exquisite modern hand-made crafts. It has a mulch-ethnic, multicultural, and multilingual society Traditional Malaysian art was mainly centered around the areas of carving, weaving, and silversmiths. Common artworks included ornamental kris, beetle nut sets, and woven batik and songket fabrics. Indigenous East Malaysians are known for their wooden masks. Each ethnic group has distinct performing arts, with little overlap between them and the Malaysian cuisine, as they celebrate festivals such as the Chinese New Year and others relating to traditional Chinese beliefs. Hindus in Malaysia celebrate Deepavali, the festival of lights, while Thaipusam is a religious rite which sees pilgrims from all over the country converges at the Batu Caves.  Despite most festivals being identified with a particular ethnic or religious group, celebrations are universal in a custom known as “open house” where Malaysians participate in the celebrations of others, often visiting the houses of those who identify with the festival.

Tall skyscrapers, palm and rubber trees are an essential part of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, as it is acclaimed for having the world’s tallest set of twin buildings, the Petronas Twin Towers, a stunning site!

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Kuala Lumpur

You will get to view the King’s Palace (Istana Negara) and following this, the Jamek Mosque, built on the confluence of two rivers, where Kuala Lumpur was founded. On to the National Monument, views of fine Moorish architecture of the 19th century in Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and the Railway Station.

The National Mosque of Malaysia is located in Kuala Lumpur, and is situated amongst beautiful gardens. The sojourn towards its National Palace, Merdeka Square, City Centre Park, Petaling Street, the Kuala Lumpur Tower, Indian temples and the Lake Gardens comprising south-east Asia’s largest bird park, butterfly and deer parks, as well as beautiful orchid and hibiscus gardens, could leave the tourists in awe of such splendour.  It has other lake gardens worth visiting, besides a Forest Research Institute and a botanical garden.  Alongside, abound an astonishingly high number of mall making it a shoppers’ paradise with innumerable cafes, restaurants, bars, lounges, nightclubs and restaurants that cater to the visitors. For a perfect holiday full of surprises, eclectic cultures and natural wonders, the time is ripe for your fantasy to come true!

Kuala Lumpur & Cameron Highlands Sightseeing City Tour Destinations

Suria KLCC is one of Malaysia’s premier shopping destinations due to its location beneath the Petronas Twin Towers. Apart from this, Bukit Bintang district has the highest concentration of shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur. It houses various cafes, alfresco dining outlets and retail malls. The Bangsar district also has a few shopping complexes, including Bangsar Village, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens. The Damansara subdivision north-west of Kuala Lumpur, though not in the city-proper, is the home of the only IKEA outlet in the country, and a cluster of locally operated malls such as Cathay Multi Screen Cinemas, The Curve, Power Centre and One Utama. Apart from shopping complexes, KL has designated numerous zones in the city to market locally manufactured products such as textiles, fabrics and handicrafts and the Chinatown, commonly known as Petaling Street is one of them featuring many pre-independence buildings with Straits Chinese and colonial architectural influences.  KL’s Central Market (Pasar Seni), which was once the city’s wet market, offers an assortment of arts and craft merchandise, varying from antiques and paintings to souvenirs and clothing.

Kuala lumpur Sightseeing

The cuisine here reflects the multi-ethnicity in restaurants, malls and street-side hawkers’ stalls; in KL, food is served in buildings which are housing cafes, restaurants, fast food outlets and street hawkers, offering a delectable gourmet adventure with a blend of Indian, Continental, Chinese,  Malay and Japanese food fare.  The most popular Maly food is char kwey tiaw, asam laksa, rojak and nasi goreng. 

Protected by the Titiwangsa Mountains in the east and Indonesia’s Sumatra Island in the west, the city has a tropical rainforest climate which is warm and sunny, along with abundant rainfall, especially during the northeast monsoon season from October to March. Otherwise, temperatures tend to remain constant throughout the year, with the winter season being.

The Cameron Highlands is one of Malaysia’s most extensive hill stations and has its boundary touching that of Kelantan in the north and shares part of its border with Perak to the west..

Cameron Highland Sightseeing

The three townships of Cameron are Ringlet, Tanah Rata and Brinchang. Ringlet is the first town after the turn off at the Tapah Interchange and is one of the agricultural hubs of the region. Tanah Rata is the administrative centre of the Cameron Highlands and the general hospital, police station and post office are located at this municipality. Brinchang is the biggest town of the retreat. Hence, The Cameron Highlands is a vast area of rolling green hills, tea plantations and forests stretching along the road from the town of Ringlet, then through the main towns of Tanah Rata, Brinchang and beyond.

The five settlements in the area are the Bertam Valley, Kea Farm, Tringkap, Kuala Terla and Kampung Raja.  All are separated from one another by a considerable distance. Bertam Valley   is involved with the growing of flowers and vegetables.Kea Farm is the highest village in peninsular Malaysia. ROSE CENTRE Kea Farms in Cameron Highland is located in the Rose Valley Village. Spread over 10 levels of terraces due to it’s cool climate, this place is the biggest attraction for Cameron Highland’s visitors.

The Center contains over 100 varieties of roses in every imaginable color including black and green and, besides roses, there are thousands of species of flowers as well as dozens of varieties of orchids. Some flowers even have their names derived from the unique shapes, like ‘butterfly’ and ‘ladies shoes’.

Visitors can venture through an exhilarating journey of various cultural murals, stone sculptures, which blend well with the landscaping. Souvenirs, fresh roses, potted plants are on sale.