Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Since they were added to the cityscape in the 1990s, The Petronas Towers are a landmark that has come to symbolise modern Kuala Lumpur. A Petronas Tower tour goes to the two chief observation points. From these, visitors are able to get sweeping views of the city. The first is from the Skybridge linking the two towers at their 42nd floors and the second from the 86th floor in Tower II.
Guided Kuala Lumpur walking tours are a pleasant means of taking in the premium sights of the city with the added bonus of information supplied by someone born and bred here. KLCC, Chinatown, Bukit Bintang. Kampung Baru, the old British colonial precinct around Merdeka Square and night markets are spread out and guides typically travel between them by bus or train before starting their walking tours.
The city hop-on hop-off bus tour enables visitors to cover more ground and get to the principal 40 Kuala Lumpur sights in a day. This bus tour option runs every day of the year and has 23 designated stops which are close to tourism draws including KL Tower, Chow Kit Road Market, Lake Gardens and the National Palace.
A Bird Park tour is an optional extra when alighting from hop on hop off buses at Lake Garden. The facility covers a 20-acre expanse of the park and has a total of 3,000 birds. Two of the four zones are free-flight aviaries. Among the 200 species are brahminy kites, peacocks, macaws, yellow-billed storks and doves.
Fun for families is the Sunway Lagoon, and a tour comprises a water park and an amusement park with zones split up into Extreme Park, Scream Park and Wildlife Park. Surf Beach is one of the largest inland beach and seaside themed amenities in the world. Sunway Lagoon is 20kms from KLCC and in the district of Subang Jaya.
A River Tubing Adventure in Kuala Lumpur is a great way of seeing something other than city and cultural sights. This tour takes tubers to locations in the surrounding state of Selangor. There are two options, relaxed tubing and wild tubing. Tour buses pick up from most hotels in Kuala Lumpur and are fully inclusive. All people joining them need to bring is themselves, dry clothes and a towel.
Since the 2006 launch of the ATV Adventure Park it has become a firm favourite with adventure seekers and tourists. Although on the edge of the city, trails through the park pass through verdant jungle. An ATV Kemensah Adventure Tour offers thrills for those who wish to enjoy nature at its best or feel the exhilaration of riding one these durable little beasties.
Kuala Lumpur food tours are a cultural odyssey with a difference. They take people on a meandering path through traditional kampongs and into atmospheric night markets. On the way, foodies get to sample satay, nasi lemak build-your-own rice dishes, beef rendang, barbecued chicken, rotis, curries and Chinese influenced specialities.