Faces of
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Hawker Stalls in Penang
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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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Enjoy the amazing scenery around the many small islands of the Langkawi Archipelago with thrilling rides on jet skis

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RM500
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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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RM150
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MikesBikes offers guided Guided Bicycle Tours in Kuala Lumpur

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RM 125
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Have dinner aboard a yacht and enjoyed the sunset and breath-taking views of beautiful Langkawi

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RM 280
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Experience Langkawi aboard a yacht (inclusive of a salt water jacuzzi!)

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RM 340
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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
Cameron Highlands, Winding Road
Cameron Highlands
Winding Road
Attractions

Chinatown (Kampung China), Kuala Terengganu

KT's Chinatown is located along Jalan Bandar. It is small but charming with colorful shophouses and still has the traditional feel with small stores, cafes and restaurants

Ampang Lookout Point, Kuala Lumpur

TheLookout point along on the hills of Ampan at the eastern edge of the city offers a magnificent views over the entire city with a few roadside food stalls after the closure of the former restaurant and lookout area.

Food & Drinks

Murtabak

main dish | Indian, Mamak Indian pancake filled with garlic, egg, onion, mutton or chicken

Limau Ais

beverage | refreshing drink with fresh limes, syrup and water

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