Top Tourist Attraction in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Enjoy a private tour of the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary….. also called the Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary……and is an elephant conservation center managed by the Malaysian Wildlife Society.

Discover Malaysia’s multicultural influences on this tour to the Batu Caves from Kuala Lumpur… With your fun and knowledgeable guide, explore the Batu Cave Hindu temple….. a massive limestone outcrop  and its cavernous interior lined with different deities. Enjoy a drive along Malaysia’s own Little India or Brickfields, and witness the art of batik design and pewter arts that this region is famous for. ….After pickup from your Kuala Lumpur hotel, embark on your cultural exploration of Malaysia beginning with a short drive through this region’s official Little India in Brickfields…… What used to be a simple residential neighbourhood just outside of Kuala Lumpur has now been transformed into a colourful community with streets lined with quaint shops and mom-and-pop restaurants……A short thirty-minute drive later, arrive at Batu Caves, a massive limestone outcrop with interiors housing a Hindu shrine lined with different deities….. Before climbing the two hundred and seventy-two steps  up into the high caverns, marvel at the impressive golden structure of Lord Murugan, standing tall at a hundred and forty feet or forty-three metres…… On the way up, be greeted by mischievous little monkeys upon arrival at the top of the steps, enter the Cathedral Cave, the biggest cave of the complex featuring a high ceiling and ornate Hindu shrines…… Explore the cave complex with your guide and learn about the history and cultural significance of its various features…….Then make a stop at a local batik center and discover how this popular Malaysian fabric is designed and printed…… Before returning to your hotel,  visit the Royal Selangor Visitor Center to gain insight on pewter smithing and innovative pewter-ware design……..and splurge on some of this novice……..on your……..Kuala Lumpur Holiday Package!!!!!

Reach for the sky by all means, but also keep a close eye on what’s happening closer to the ground……as this city is laden with delicious diversions during your spare hours….. To fully connect with the locals, join them in two of their favourite pastimes….. shopping and eating. Malaysian consumer culture achieves its zenith in KL, where you could spend all day browsing glitzy air-conditioned malls such as Pavilion KL and Mid Valley Megamall in search of bargains…… Alternatively, explore Central Market for locally made souvenirs……. then dive into the culinary melting pots of nearby Chinatown or Masjid India.

Get to know Malaysia in one of the most satisfying ways….. on a food-tasting tour! With an enthusiastic guide, drop in to three or more hole-in-the-wall restaurants and food stalls at a Kuala Lumpur hawker center.

Most of the destinations in Malaysia offer a rejuvenating spa treatment in one of the luxurious spas or a famous traditional Thai massage offers the perfect antidote after a long day of shopping and sightseeing…… Despite being a thriving and bustling metropolis, it is also a haven for relaxation, rejuvenation and regeneration…….  Ancient healing knowledge passed down over generations, the exotic and tropical surroundings at the city’s luxurious spas…..with lots of sunshine and legendary Thai hospitality provide the ideal setting for the continuous pursuit of inner and outer beauty……..try the healing powers on this……..Kuala Lumpur Holiday Package!!!!!

Each and every living moment in Malaysia is itself a celebration for the party lovers and Penang provides an amazing range of entertainment,  acknowledged as a city that never remains awakened at all the hours of the day, though it offers different exciting choices of day and night recreation………Choose  your options……….on the……..Kuala Lumpur Holiday Tour Package!!!!!

Shopping:
The markets offer a wide array of items which you can collect as a nice souvenir when you travel back home…….  From intricate handicrafts and hand-made jewellery to faux-designer goods like watches, leather bags and Nike sportswear …. the city sells it all……..  Modern up-scale shopping malls to road-side shops, it caters to the need of all kinds of shoppers……. Popular items of traditional design include Perak’s labu sayong, geluk, belanga, Chinese dragon kiln ceramics and Sarawakian tribal motif pottery……. Contemporary items include vases, flower pots, decorative pottery, sculpture and kitchenware……. Colourful and captivating, Malaysia’s traditional textiles are much sought after worldwide as their varieties include batik, songket, pua kumbu and tekat……. These textiles are made into all sorts of decorative items, from haute couture clothes to shoes, colourful curtains and delicate bed linen……. For shopping, many duty-free items make Malaysia a shoppers’ paradise…….. There is an endless variety of stuff that travellers can buy, including the famous batik, tekat, songket and pua kumbu, besides unique earthenware, handicrafts and jewellery…… There are malls, boutiques,  stores and shops selling branded and day-to-day merchandise for men and women, besides hand-stitched pillow covers, furnishings, bed linen, a variety of perfumes, accessories, chocolates wines, cigars, merchandise, ceramic curios, crystals, handicrafts and clothes.

Time for some convenient leisure and pleasure, on your own……. Apart from shopping complexes, this place has earmarked  zones in the city to market locally manufactured products such as textiles, fabrics and handicrafts……. For shopping, the Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur, commonly known as Petaling Street, is a shopping arcade that features many buildings with  Chinese and colonial architectural influences, and the city’s Central Market or Pasar Seni offers an assortment of arts and craft merchandise, varying from antiques and paintings to souvenirs and clothing…….. Enchanting hand-crafted accessories are abound in Malaysia and there is a treasure trove to choose  from leather-crafted goods, beadwork necklaces from Borneo, art decos, paintings, curios in semi-precious stones embedded with gems, Chinese fabrics in silk and brocade, umbrellas, fans, panels and boxes in mother-of-pearl or finely-made gold and silver ornaments adorned with precious and semi-precious stones.

Cuisine:
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  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!……There are a number of fast food chains like McDonald, Burger King,  KFC,  Marybrown,

The Restoran Beh Brothers is one of the few round-the-clock operations on this eats street that does good dim sum for breakfast and lunch……. Opposite is the frog porridge stall…Jalan Alor has KL’s biggest collection of roadside restaurants.

Food invites curiosity in this city which offers a mouth-watering mix of Asian culinary traditions…….. Start with a breakfast of fresh popiah and congee at Imbi Market….. seguing into a snack of freshly made roti and spicy chicken curry at Jln Belfield’s SS Spicy Food stalls. Move onto Chinatown for a must-have bowl of asam laksa on Madras Lane. Save room for afternoon tea somewhere nice…. Majestic Hotel fits the bill……. and for supper on Jln Alor……. the perfect end to a grand dining day.

Climate:
Kuala Lumpur has a tropical rainforest climate which is warm and sunny, along with abundant rainfall, especially during the northeast monsoon season from October to March……. Temperatures tend to remain constant, although the summer months are comparatively dry and sunny.

After gorging on this lay-out of artistic culture, outstanding monuments, enthralling gardens and parks, luschious greens, vivacious markets and an elaborate food display…….carry these memories as a permanent baggage on your return from the…….Kuala Lumpur Holiday Package!!!!!!

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!

Malaysia – A Holiday with Kids

This exotic journey to the ‘land of mountains’, Malaysia in South East Asia, would capture the attention of the travel enthusiasts as they walk along a path with diverse flora, fauna, coastal regions, the tall Kinabalu mountain range, a bewitching kaleidoscope of colours that erupt in its night skyline,  leading to a spectacular panorama , perhaps only rarely explored!  So, look forward to tantalising and mesmerising splendours which would leave you enraptured for a life time! These eclectic multi-faceted avenues would make you discover the varied parts of this shimmering country called Malaysia, with your family and children!
Genting Highlands Malaysia Trip
To orient you with this superb land, it is important to get some insight into the various aromas that surrounds this terrain. The inhabitants of this country are foodies, besides savouring other passions and desires, and adore their culinary fare, which is abundantly evident in the rich variety of cuisine served in restaurants, besides their innumerable hawker stalls. Most of the places are known for a delicious type of food, whilst being reputed for the greatest hawkers’ and street vendors selling delectable dishes for all palates.

The country folks are also fond of dance and music, as they have their traditional dances, the Warrior Dance, the lively Joget, Bamboo Dance, and Tarian Lillin, but it is Silat, the deadly Malaysian martial art form, performed in graceful, spellbinding movements, which takes the viewer’s breath away.

An outdoor game, sepak manggis, in which two groups of men try to grab the goodies in a bunga manggis floral carrier dangling from a high pole, is reminiscent of Holi and Ganpathi celebrations! Bhangra and Bharatnatyam are performed by the Indians, the Chinese Lion Dance and Dragon Dance usher in their New Year, while the lively Farapeira and Branyo are popular Portuguese dances.

This abundant riot of colourful fiesta is ideal and a joy for families along with their children, who can’t help but revel in this magnetic charisma, with a gleam in their eyes, as this takes them away into a world unknown to them, till they get to hear and see the beatific celebration!

Kuala Lumpur Tourism

Venture into the tall skyscrapers, palm and rubber trees, which are an essential part of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia.  With a highly-developed infrastructure, this is one of the world’s most-visited cities and is famous for the twirl of sarongs-sarees-baju kebayas-heongsam, the colourful attire of many Muslims, Chinese and Indians who live there and promote this style in all its grace, besides the proud structures influenced by the Arabian, Chinese, Indian, Dutch and Portuguese designers!

Hence, this glittering capital city, has the world’s longest painting on the walls of its’ Pudu Jail, and the other famous landmarks are the Merdeka or Independence Square, Chinatown, the King’s Palace, Istana Negara, Jamek Mosque, National Monument, and Sultan Abdul Samad building with fine Moorish architecture.

Kuala Lumpur or KL is the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. It  is the seat of the Parliament of Malaysia and the major Malaysia tourist destinations here include the Mederka Square,the House of Parliament, the Petaling Street, the National Palace (Istana Negara), the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the National Museum, the Central Market, the National Monument and religious sites such as the Jamek Mosque and Batu Caves. The city plays host to many cultural festivals such as the Thaipusam procession at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple and its  architecture is a blend of old colonial influences, Asian traditions, Malay Islamic inspirations, modern and postmodern architecture mix. Many of these buildings derive their design from traditional Malay items such as the songkok and the keris and some of these structures have Islamic geometric motifs integrated with the designs of the building, signifying Islamic restriction on imitating nature through drawings.

Walk along with your children to the National Museum which is situated along the Mahameru Highway and has a  collection comprising of artifacts and paintings collected throughout the country, and  also the Islamic Arts Museum which houses more than seven thousand Islamic artefacts, including rare exhibits as well as a library of Islamic art books. However, the museum’s collection not only concentrates on works from the Middle East, but also includes displays from China and Southeast Asia. This place has a Cultural Craft Complex coupled with a museum that displays a variety of textile, ceramic, metal craft and weaved products. All the information of the production process are portrayed in a diorama format complete with historical facts, technique and traditionally engineered equipment, thereby enhancing knowledge and sharing skills with adults and children….an educative pursuit!  The Royal Selangor has an ultra modern visitor’s centre, which allows tours to be conducted through its pewter museum, gallery and its factory. In its pewtersmithing workshop, `The School of Hard Knocks’, participants are taught to create their own pewter dish using traditional tools and methods.  Amongst those shown are pottery making, intricate wood carving, silver smithing, weaving songket cloth, stamping batik patterns on cloth and boat making.  Again, an interaction with some of the rare know-how of art and handicraft.

National Mosque Kuala Lumpur

The National Mosque of Malaysia, Masjid Negara is situated amongst a beautiful garden and  is a bold and modern approach in reinforced concrete, and is a uniquely designed building that embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art with its tall minaret having the shape of a “closed blue umbrella”. Would you like to seek the blessings of `Allah’ along with your family and children!!!!!

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 and Cameron Highlands

Kuala Lumpur is the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. It is the seat of the Parliament of Malaysia and the major tourist destinations here include the Mederka Square,the House of Parliament, the Petaling Street, the National Palace (Istana Negara), the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the National Museum, the Central Market, the National Monument and religious sites such as the Jamek Mosque and Batu Caves. The city plays host to many cultural festivals such as the Thaipusam procession at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple and its architecture is a blend of old colonial influences, Asian traditions, Malay Islamic inspirations, modern and postmodern architecture mix. Many of these buildings derive their design from traditional Malay items such as the songkok and the keris and some of these structures have Islamic geometric motifs integrated with the designs of the building, signifying Islamic restriction on imitating nature through drawings.

kualalumpur-cameron-highlands

The National Museum which is situated along the Mahameru Highway has a collection comprising of artifacts and paintings collected throughout the country, and Kuala Lumpur also has an Islamic Arts Museum which houses more than seven thousand Islamic artefacts, including rare exhibits as well as a library of Islamic art books. However, the museum’s collection not only concentrates on works from the Middle East, but also includes displays from China and Southeast Asia. This place has a Cultural Craft Complex coupled with a museum that displays a variety of textile, ceramic, metal craft and weaved products. All the information of the production process is portrayed in a diorama format complete with historical facts, technique and traditionally engineered equipment. The Royal Selangor has an ultra modern visitor’s centre, which allows tours to be conducted through its pewter museum, gallery and its factory. In its pewtersmithing workshop, `The School of Hard Knocks’, participants are taught to create their own pewter dish using traditional tools and methods. Amongst those shown are pottery making, intricate wood carving, silver smithing, weaving songket cloth, stamping batik patterns on cloth and boat making.

The National Mosque of Malaysia, Masjid Negara is situated amongst a beautiful garden and is a bold and modern approach in reinforced concrete, symbolic of the aspirations of a then newly-independent Malaysia. It is a uniquely designed building that embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art with its tall minaret having the shape of a “closed blue umbrella”.

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia trip

The Lake Gardens is a manicured garden 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. 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 (Queen’s Lake Gardens), Bukit Kiara Botanical Gardens, Equestrian Park, West Valley Park and Bukit Jalil International Park.

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.