Faces of
Malaysia
Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 days / 2 nights tour from Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara including return transfer from Kuala Lumpur, park entry, accommodation, meals and guided trips and activities

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RM400
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Tour to Kuala Selangor to visit Bukit Melawi, have seafood dinner and after dark take a boat ride on Selangor River to see the magic of the fireflies

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RM230
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Tour to the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) near Kuala Lumpur including jungle trekking with a nature guide and canopy walkway

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RM140
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Day tour from Kuala Lumpur to explore the UNESCO world heritage city of Melaka

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price:
RM220
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*Tour not available anymore" Riding a Segway is fun and the best way to see the vast and beautifully landscaped Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur. This ride will lead you into the green heart of Kuala Lumpur

 

 

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price:
RM299
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This tour covers Batu Caves and the KL Tower

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RM160
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Experience the world's oldest rainforest with a day trip from Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara National Park

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RM510
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This tour covers the highlights of Kuala Lumpur such as Batu Caves, Litltle India National Palace and many more

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price from:
RM150
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MikesBikes offers guided Guided Bicycle Tours in Kuala Lumpur

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price from:
RM 125
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day trip to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, includes visit to Batu Caves

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price:
RM230
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3 days 2 nights tour to Taman Negara (from Kuala Lumpur) with a stop at the Elephant Sanctuary in Kuala Gandah

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RM970
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Day trip from Kuala Lumpur to visit Cameron Highlands with its tea plantations

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price:
RM360
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The pubcrawl takes you, and around 40 travelers & locals to 4 bars and finish the night at a club!

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price:
RM70
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A variety of different tours in and around Kuala Lumpur giving you the chance to experience and learn more about the diverse malaysian food.

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RM160
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This 4-hour night tour lets you experience the city of lights Kuala Lumpur

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RM150
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Tour the architectural wonderland of Putrajaya, the federal administrative capitol of Malaysia just south of Kuala Lumpur

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RM160
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Day tour from Kuala Lumpur to the Unesco world heritage town of Georgetown on Penang Island

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price:
RM610
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3 days / 2 nights tour from Kuala Lumpur  to the tropical island of Pulau Langkawi. Langkawi is a large duty-free island in the north-west of Peninsular Malaysia with beautiful beaches, rainforests, mangrove forests, waterfalls and a spectacular cable car

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price:
RM775
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This daytrip includes a visit to Batu Caves, the Elephant Conservation Centre and the Fireflies Tour

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RM430
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A shared tour with visits to the biggest shopping mall in KL, Chinatown, Central Market, Pewter Factory and a nightmarket

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price:
RM85
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A shared tour to a picnic at a waterfall in the rainforest just outside of Kuala Lumpur

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price:
RM130
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A shared tour to the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park / Sunway Pyramid Mall including entrance fee

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price:
RM160
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Day trip to the tropical island of Pulau Pangkor, about 3 hours away from Kuala Lumpur

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RM 410
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Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur to visit Crab Island, mangrove swamp, Thean Hou Temple and Blue Mosque

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price:
RM220
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Travellers Palm Lodge Hostel Kuala Lumpur
Hotels in in Kuala Lumpur
HOSTELS
in Kuala Lumpur
Central Lodge
Hostel / Guesthouse in Brickfields, near KL Sentral railway station
Travellers Palm Lodge

One of the last remaining small and personal hostels in town. Located right in the middle of Bukit Bintang.  Run by owner Suzy for almost 15 years.

Things to do & see
Pasar Tani Mega, Taman Melawati
Large weekend neighborhood market selling everything you need for the Malaysian kitchen fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, meat and snacks ... more
Po Ling Temple
Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple with a monastery at the back, located very close to KLCC / Petronas Twin Twoers along Jalan Ampang ... more