Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia as well as its the largest city of the country. Kuala Lumpur is the famous tourist destination and the sixth most visited city in the world. The major tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur are:

Sunway Lagoon Theme park
Sunway Lagoon Theme park is a Theme park for everyone, whether you are young or old, a thrill seeker or a beach bum. With over 80 attractions spread across 88 acres, beat the tropical heat in the Waters of Africa at Sunway Lagoon. A man made Surf Beach right here in the city where holiday makers from all around the world come for a fun filled day in the sun. You don’t have to be soaking wet to have fun. Head over to the Sunway Lagoon Amusement Park for a seriously great adventure. The view from Malaysia’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge is like no other. You can also get close and personal with more than 150 species of animals from around the world at the Sunway Lagoon Wildlife Park, the first and only fully interactive animal-themed attraction in Malaysia. For the adrenalin junkies, the thrill seekers and extreme sport fans out there. Gear up for an aerial adventure on Malaysia’s longest Flying Fox and soar to great heights on incredible rides. In Scream park, where great evil resides. You’ll be in for a spine-chilling and hair-raising experience. Don’t forget to experience the first Nickelodeon themed land in Asia- Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. resemble a hidden world within a jungle that “lost” to the public.

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Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands is one of the most extensive hill stations, among the leading highland resort destination in the country. It is home to many tea plantations, Malaysia’s largest tea-producing region and major supplier of legumes and vegetables to both Malaysia and Singapore with its many farms, Half day Country Side Tour will take you to the Rose Valley. Walk among Roses, Highland flowers and cactus plants. Next stop is Strawberry Farm where you can experience strawberry picking and try fresh strawberries with honey, strawberry ice-cream, milk-shake, homemade jams and dried strawberries. On the way to the tea plantation, stop at the Butterfly Farm, where you can see butterflies and snakes. The main attraction here is the largest Butterflies species in the world. Take a break and try out various tea flavours at BOH tea house with fascinating scenery of tea plantation before proceeding to Honey Bee Farm, where you’ll taste pure honey and understand the production process. Afterwards visit Cameron’s famous local vegetable market. End your tour with a visit to the oldest and biggest Buddhist temple in Cameron Highlands.

Elephant Sanctuary
pick up from your Kuala Lumpur hotel and proceed for your day trip to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary. The travelling time will take about two hours . You will travel through dense rainforest and lush tropical foliage where you’ll emerge at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary. This truly unique Elephant Sanctuary will give you a very rare opportunity to learn about these displaced gentle giants and don’t miss the opportunity to get up close to epidemic Malaysian elephants. Your tour here starts off with an informative video that details the preservation efforts taken by the Malaysian Wildlife Society to protect these gentle giants. After the video session, you can watch the elephant bath given by mahout (elephant keeper) and an introduction session of the elephants about their background and their ability. For the brave and adventurous, there are option for you to take the elephants down to the river and help give them a bath! There really is no better opportunity than this to get in touch with these grey giants. Schedules and timing of activities has been drawn out from 10:30hrs till 15:15hrs.”Shoot nothing but photographs, take nothing but litter and leave nothing but smiles and a generous donation.”

Royal Selangor Pewter Factory
Next is a visit to the world’s only Royal Selangor Pewter Factory-Visitor centre. Puter is a this versatile alloy of tin, copper and antimony which is transformed into an endless variety of homeware and gifts at the Royal Selangor Pewter Factory. The Visitor Centre takes you back over a hundred years to the founding of the Royal Selangor and its inextricable link with the history of Malaysia, to the present day as the world’s largest pewter maker and its expansion into gold and sterling silver. The world’s largest pewter tankard, recognized by the Guinness Book of Records, was made by Royal Selangor in 1985 which is placed here.

Batu Caves
Batu Caves is an iconic and popular tourist attraction nearby Kuala Lumpur. The main attraction is the large statue of the Hindu God, Lord Murugan at the entrance, besides a steep 272 steps This 113-year-old temple features idols and statues erected inside the main caves and around it. Incorporated with interior limestone formations said to be around 400 million years old, the temple is considered an important religious landmark by Hindus.

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park – the largest bird park in South East Asia, houses thousands of birds representing nearly every major species in this part of the world. KL Bird Park is home to more than 3,000 birds, Home to approximately 200 species of local and foreign birds. Sprawling approximately 20.9 acres of verdant valley terrain, the park is divided into 4 zones; Zone 1 and 2 make up the free-flight zone; Zone 3 is the Hornbill Park and Zone 4 is where the birds are placed in separate cages and mini aviaries. One of KL Bird Park’s most extraordinary feature is that in Zone 1, 2 and 3, birds are let free in the aviary which closely resembles their natural habitat. With this free-flight concept, birds are able to breed naturally in this unique environment. Visitors will have an exciting experience of watching colorful and melodic birds perching and winging about freely while relaxing in a natural and beautifully landscaped surrounding. KL Bird Park is also reputed to be the largest walk-in free-flight aviary in the world.

Putrajaya Lake Cruise
You’re about to discover the most unique and interesting way to see Putrajaya – pride of the nation! Perfect for everyone. Singles, couples, groups of family and friends with varying interests can enjoy what Putrajaya has to offer. Putrajaya is a model township which has been constructed with innovative urban design and great respect for the environment. Set sail and enjoy the magnificent view that includes the iconic Putra Mosque, Seri Wawasan Bridge and Perdana Putra (Prime Minister’s office). Sit on the open / upper deck and unwind while catching the views. Discover this enchanting garden city while cruising. This is where all the greens and modern architectural wonders intertwine seamlessly and form the largest landmark in Malaysia! Complete your visit to Malaysia’s stunning Federal Administrative Centre with a memorable trip down the serene Putrajaya Lake; an incredible man-made wonder spanning across 650 hectares of beautiful waters and exotic wetlands. Come see Putrajaya from a different perspective.

Zoo Negara
Travel for approximate 30 minutes from your hotel to reach Zoo Negara which covers 110 acres of land nearby city of Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy your walk in the nature with the 7 Wonders of Zoo Negara. They are the world of Amphibians, Aquarium , Birds , Flora , Insects , Mammals and Reptiles. Witness the Animals performance with their fun nature and tricky skills. Aquarium in Zoo Negara is a fresh water aquarium exhibits which represent one of the largest in the region that mimics river system in Malaysia. You should not miss one of the main attraction , the very first Giant Pandas in Malaysia, the Giant Panda Conservation Centre . You may watch how these bamboo eaters spend their time in their enclosure.  Next, do explore the Cave to see the artifacts inside. You may see different skulls of the primate or even check out the body parts of various animals.

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Chinese Temple
Here you be able to see beautiful Gold Coated Statue of Buddha & Goddess of Mercy and the traditional Chinese architecture of the temple.

Petronas Twin Towers
Petronas Twin Towers is the tallest twin towers in the world. Skybridge connecting these two towers, which is the highest 2-stry bridge in the world. Visitor must purchase tickets to visit Petronas twin towers via online or at the counter.

KL Tower
A visit to the KL Tower observation deck, at height of 276 meters, is one of the first and perhaps most enduring images you will encounter when in Kuala Lumpur. You will have a 360-degree view of the city and experience the elevator that takes only 54 seconds going up to the observation deck.

Genting Highlands
Enjoy the ride on the longest and fastest Cable Car in South East Asia, which is 3.38 km long that will transport you away from 35°C heat to a cooling 20°C climate of the Genting Highlands. Once you reach upper cable car station, proceed to First World Plaza, where the Indoor Theme Park and Snow World are located. Adults may enjoy the family rides and the children will have fun with the kiddy rides at Indoor Theme Park Next, experience the winter-time of Snow World in a chilling temperature of -5 °C. Jackets, Boots and Gloves for you to use if you are not fully equipped. Genting Highlands is the only legal gambling den in Malaysia. You can compare it with a small version of Las Vegas. Apart from the casino, enjoy your free time and explore the shopping and entertainment on offer at Genting. Before you leave, do take a look at the lobby of one of the biggest hotels in the world, First World Hotel, which has a whopping 7351 rooms and the main reception area resembles a small airport departure hall.

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