Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

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Menara KL (KL Tower)

address: Jalan Punchak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Tel: +603 2020 5444
kl-tower-menara-kl.jpg, Menara KL or KL Tower, with a height of 421m, is the 7th tallest tower in the world. As it is built on hill, the observation decks offers higher ground than the Twin Towers and the best views in town.
KL Tower (photo: Felix)
Menara KL or KL Tower, with a height of 421m, is the 7th tallest tower in the world. As it is built on hill, the observation decks offers higher ground than the Twin Towers and the best views in town.

Opening Hours:
9.00am until 10.00pm

Links:

MenaraKL.com.my (Official Website)
Wikipedia: KL Tower
Google Earth: 3D model of the KL Tower


Ticket Prices:
All Park Entrance: RM55 (child RM45)
(Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator, Pony Ride, KL Tower Animal Zone, 1 Malaysia Cultural Village)

Basic Package: RM45 (child RM30)
(Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator OR Pony Ride ORKL Tower Animal Zone)

Guided Tour: RM70(child RM60)
(Tour Guide, Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator, Pony Ride, KL Tower Animal Zone, 1 Malaysia Cultural Village)


Revolving Restaurant:
reservations: +60(3) 20202121
website: www.atmosphere360.com.my
 

KL Tower at night
night view of KL Tower from Jalan Raja Chulan (coming from Chinatown)

Related Flyers / Brochures

Menara Kuala Lumpur, KL Tower

brochure about the telecommunication tower in KL and the activities available, also includes some information of Muzium Telekom and the tower in Alor Setar (Menara Alor Star)
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © Menara Kuala Lumpur It was released sometime around 2010. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.


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