Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a city of delightful contrasts and one of the most vibrant cities in Asia. Visitors will be greeted by the stunning Petronas Twin Towers, a world –renowned icon of the country. The numerous pre-war heritage buildings reflect Kuala Lumpur’s rich past and stand in charming juxtaposition to the modern ambience. Lush greenery and well-manicured parks lend a refreshing garden appeal to the city.

With its colorful potpourri of races and cultures, KL, as the city is popularly known, is a kaleidoscope of fascinating sights and sounds. Immerse yourself in its abundance of attractions – Exciting theme parks, world–class sporting events, dazzling cultural
performances and entertaining nightlife. Kuala Lumpur traces its origins to the 1850s when tin prospectors
established a trading post there.As the years passed, KL emerged as the centre of commerce in the country. It was made the capitol following the country‘s independence in 1957.

KL’s flourishing growth led to the conferment of city status in 1972. Two years later, on 1 February 1974, the city was ceded to the Federal Territory. Today KL is home to population of 1.5 million people and is a microcosm of modern Malaysia. English is widely spoken here and visitors can go on organized tours or explore the capitol at their own pace. The city boasts a comprehensive transportation network that makes your sightseeing experience pleasant and hassle –free. This guide suggests the nearest or most convenient modest of transport to the various places of interest. Enjoy your visit to this modern metropolis.

Kuching (Sarawak)

The capitol of the land of the Hornbills and Headhunters is without a doubt the most pleasant and interesting city in Borneo. It is hilly leafy and has a very pleasant riverside area.

The city contains many beautiful landscape parks and gardens, historic buildings, a colorful market and one of Asia’s best museums where you can view an excellent collection of Borneo ethnological and archaeological artifacts.

Beyond kuching, there are the wonders of the Niah and Mulu caves, the Bako National Park and Damai Cultural Village and some “value for money” beach resorts.


Kota Kinabalu (Sabah)

Located in the midst of the world’s largest Rainforest Kota Kinabalu is Sabah’s state capitol. In close vicinity to beautiful beaches, superb deluxe class Resorts, abundant marine, coral life and tropical Islands.

The awesome Mount Kinabalu and its plant and animals life, KK, as it is popularity know is fast emerging to be a popular tourist destination for soft adventure and Eco-tourism program.







Sandakan (Sabah)

The main attraction is the Sepilok Jungle reserve near Sandakan where the sanctuary doubles as a rehabilitation center for strayed, domesticated Orang Utans.

There are numerous self-guiding treks in the reserve for adventurous visitors to explore and discover the rich flora and fauna in the reserve.







Malacca

The oldest established Town in Malaysia, its history unfolds as one walks through the town square from its early days when Malacca was the meeting place for traders from India, Java, the Middle East and China to the successive colonial occupational of the Portuguese, Dutch, English and Japanese, the town has retained its unruffled charm.

Each culture has left behind its mark and the standing Monuments truly speak for themselves of an Era of Bygone Splendor.






Langkawi Island (Kedah)

Fast flourishing into a tourist haven, this Island has word class facilities with its hotels, resorts and eateries. Beautiful Palm fringed beaches, placid water and a largely unexplored hinterland conspire to produce a tropical paradise. Langkawi is beset by many legends which give it a mystical flavor. The Island is accessible by boat or flight into its international Airport.

Penang

The oldest British settlement in Malaysia is popularly know as the “Pearl of the Oriental” and is also one of the major tourist attractions. Liked by one of Asian’s longest bridges, as well as a fast ferry to the mainland, many of Penang is interesting sights remind the visitor of a bygone yet nostalgic colonial Era.

The intriguing and historic Town of Georgetown is also noted for its superb food. Attractions on the Island include Fort Cornwallis, Botanical Garden, Penang Hill, Butterfly Farm, Kek Lok Si Temple, Snake Temple and local food fare, which finds popularity amongst both Penangnites and visitors.




 

 






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