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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.