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Best Places to Visit in Malaysia of 2017

  • 01 Pulau Mantanani Beach

    Pulau Mantanani Beach
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    Pulau Mantanani is a cluster of three isolated tiny islands to the northwest of Kota Belud. It was so isolated in fact that not until recently, only a few locals knew the existence of the islands. One of the main reasons that Mantanani Islands is popular among tourists is because of its picturesque scenery, cool breezes and serene environment. But most popular attraction of Pulau Mantanani are the dugongs. The Mantanani Islands seem to provide the ideal habitats for dugongs with sea grass beds and shallow sandy areas within the encircling fringing reef of the islands.

     

    Highlights: These islands present popular diving and snorkeling destinations because of their crystal clear waters and colourful coral reefs.

    How to Get There: The islands are accessible by a one-hour speedboat journey from Kuala Abai jetty, Kota Belud, 80 km north-east of Kota Kinabalu.



  • 02 Agro Technology Park in MARDI

    Agro Technology Park in MARDI
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    One of the greatest attractions of Cameron Highlands, the Agro Technology Park in MARDI can be broadly divided into six major areas the Herb Garden, English Garden, Rose Garden, Orchid Garden, research centre and an information centre. The Latter sells some of the best souvenirs for the tourist to buy and one can find MARDI’s latest technological and publication details here. The greatest attraction is the collection of 40 varieties of roses, 100 citrus fruits, 10 varieties of strawberries, four significant types of apples, and many other versatile fruits. This is a 42 acre park which is known to have almost 100000 visitors every year. It is the brainchild of Malaysian Research and Development Institute (MARDI) and the oldest research centre of the country.



    Location: in Tanah Rata

    Timings: 8:00am to 12:30pm and 2:30pm to 5:00pm (Weekdays), 8:00 am to 5:00pm (Weekends)

    Price: For adults RM5 and for kids RM3


    Top Things To Do in Agro Technology Park in MARDI

  • 03 Penang State Museum & Art Gallery

    Penang State Museum & Art Gallery
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    The Penang State Museum & Art Gallery greets its visitors with a regal bronze statue of Captain Francis Light who was the founder of the Penang Straits Settlement. It is touted to be one of the most reputed and famous state museums in the country.

    Location: The Penang State Museum & Art Gallery is located in Central Georgetown on Lebuh Farquhar between Jalan Masjid Kapitan Kling and Love Lane.



    Highlights: The museum is divided into galleries which are dedicated to Penang’s historical communities and historical event that took place in the past. The museum also attracts visitors for its fine collection of old photographs, maps, historical documents, costumes, historical relics and Chinese furniture. Special exhibitions are also held at the museum from time to time.

    Best time: One can visit anytime when the museum is open between Saturdays to Thursday between 9 to 5 PM.

    Price: Admission is free of cost.




    Top Things To Do in Penang State Museum & Art Gallery

  • 04 Kuan Yin Temple

    Kuan Yin Temple
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    The tranquil and lovely environs of Kuan Yin Temple attract many visitors all round the year who come here to discover a stress relieving aura. Being the oldest temple in Penang, it is the most magnificent Chinese style structure in Northern Malaysia.

    Location: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia


    Highlights: The temple was built in the honour of Chinese goddess of Mercy, Kuan Yin, hence the name of the temple. It was brought to use not just for religious purposes but also for social gatherings initially. Typical Chinese architecture can be observed at the temple with carvings of dragons around stone pillars, ceramic sculptures of dragons that line up the roof ridges and high rising ceilings. The temple grounds also have two wells and are designed for use by the public.

    Best Time: The temple is open between 8.30 AM and early evening.

    Price: Entry is free.




  • 05 Jalan Bukit Bintang

    Jalan Bukit Bintang
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    The variety for a pleasure filled night life in Jalan Bukit Bintang is endless. This street is best known for its after dark entertainment. Hosting a plethora of unique themed nights you can experience everything from games, live bands and the much latest sports matches. Be it the extensive drinks list, excellent food offerings, energetic ambience or the friendly service, everything is best suited to make you feel alive and active.



    Highlights: Jalan Bukit Bintang’s nightlife caters to a diverse clientele. So, you can hear anything from a mix of Latin American, house, trance, funk, hip-hop, electro dance, techno to R&B tunes when you come out exploring the night life. The expansive Pavilion KL and Lot 10 shopping centres play host to a number of trendy gastro-pubs, bistros, award-winning cocktail lounges, karaoke centres, and rooftop nightclubs.

    Best Time: Almost all the restaurants that adorn the street are equipped with a well-stocked bar that comes in a full swing by 21:00 till wee hours in the morning.


    Top Things To Do in Jalan Bukit Bintang

  • 06 Batu Caves

    Batu Caves
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    Location:Batu Caves is located in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia.
    It derives it’s name from Batu River which is said to flow past the hill. Batu Caves forms a series of caves and is a limestone.



    History:This Temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan and is said to be Holy Shrine outside India. Do not be surprised to know that the Limestone is 400 years old. The entrance of the cave was earlier used by Temuan people. There are 3 major caves inside the Temples. The cathedral cave is also known as Temple cave and devotees must climb 272 stairs to reach the place. If you have always desired to see Hindu paintings and statues, do not miss to visit the Art gallery cave and the Museum cave. They are located at the base of the cave.

    Speciality:The specialty of the Temple is the 15 ft. tall Hanuman Temple and 140 ft tall Murugan Temple.




  • 07 Bukit Tabur Hiking

    Bukit Tabur Hiking
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    If exploring the unchartered territories have always been your hobby, hiking in the Bukit Tabur in Kuala Lumpur is a perfect fit for you. You may call it a hidden gem of Malaysia and it is the favorite destination for hikers here. There are three main trails for hiking on the Bukit Tabur range - West, East and Far East. Out of these three trails, Western and Far Eastern parts are quite normal and is a perfect for the beginners to intermediate level hikers.

    On the other hand, the Eastern trail is shorter, as compared to the other two, but is the most difficult one. It has more of the rocky terrain, which makes it difficult for the hikers, especially beginners and intermediate level hikers to walk on. So, it is recommended that if you really want to explore the eastern side of the mountain, you must be an experienced hiker and accompany a guide with you for your safety.

    Things to keep in Mind: The hikers need to take the Hike Permit before they start their hike, which costs around 5 MYR per person.






  • 08 Gunung Gagau

    Gunung Gagau
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    Gunung Gagau is located at the borders of Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan states Malaysia. Standing tall at a height of 4513feet, Gagau presents a reasonably good opportunity for hiking enthusiasts.

    Highlights – Excellent species of medicinal flora found here in plenty. It is one of the most humid areas in Malaysia.

    Facts – Trekking trails on Mount Gagau are quite straightforward and simple when compared to the adjacent peak of Mount Tahan. It takes only one day for the two-way trekking trip from Camp Gagau to Gunung Gagau. One can enjoy the rich flora and fauna at the Taman Negara National Park while coming here. Currently the area is closed for tourists to enable better wildlife preservation. Only the local Batik tribal community people are allowed in this mountain area.

    Timings – March to September, where you can visit the nearby areas in this mountain and enjoy boat rides.

    Fee – Not applicable, as tourists are not allowed currently.



  • 09 Gunung Gayong

    Gunung Gayong
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    Gunung Gayong is part of the Titiwatsa Mountain Range. It stands at a mighty 7129feet above sea level, making it the 4th tallest peak in Peninsular Malaysia.

    Highlights – It is always visited along with yet another peak of Titiwatsa, Mount Korbu, which is the 2nd tallest peak in Peninsular Malaysia at a height of 7162feet. Only professional mountain hikers can visit these peaks as it takes around 4 to 5 days to make a return trip here. Completing this trip is considered to be rare, as it is replete with many challenging hurdles.

    Facts – Kinta Dam and Blue Valley Dam are two points through which you can start hiking to these peaks. One can get lost easily here as there are no clear marks. Hence, using the services of a professional guide becomes mandatory.

    Timings – Late January to March.

    Fee – Permit required if hiking is done from Kinta Dam. Total fee for two peaks – RM205 at the maximum per person



  • 10 Gunung Tahan

    Gunung Tahan
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    Gunung Tahan or Mount Tahan is located inside the Taman Negara National Forest and is a visual delight for locals and foreign tourists. At a height of 2187m, this is easily the tallest peak in Peninsular Malaysia. It requires a lot of physical endurance to scale this peak.

    Highlights – One of the most challenging and tough trekking trails in the world, Only suitable for experts in mountain hiking.

    Facts – There are 3 tough trekking trails here .They are – a) Sungai Relau to Gunung Tahan and back to Sungai Relau b) Sungai Relau to Gunung Tahan and to Kuala Tahan c)Kuala Tahan to Gunung Tahan and back to Sungai Relau. As trekking trails are quite arduous, people coming here for hiking should furnish relevant medical and fitness certificates.

    Timings – June to September.

    Fee – RM100 towards permit charges



  • 11 Gunung Nuang

    Gunung Nuang
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    At a height of 4898feet, Gunung Nuang is located in Selangor and is considered to be one of the tallest peaks in this area. It is quite smaller than most of the Malaysian mountains, which is why it is ranked 86th in the overall list of tall peaks here.

    Highlights - The trekking trails in Gunung Nuang are quite stressful and tedious; therefore prior experience in mountain hiking is mandatory when people come here.



    Fact – The trail starts from Pangsoon village at a height of 200m above sea level and the trails are accompanied by dense forests and river crossings. One has to then cross the tough terrains of Camp Lolo and Camp Pengasih to finally reach the peak. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to get to the top and about 4 hours downhill.

    Timings – All through the year.

    Fee – RM1 towards registration at the jungle forest.




  • 12 Little Big Club at Puteri Harbor

    Little Big Club at Puteri Harbor
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    Located on the second and third floors of Puteri Harbour, Little Big Club is one of the reputed indoor theme parks in Malaysia, apt for kids who love to see their favourite TV characters here.



    Highlights
    – This is part of the huge Puteri Harbour Indoor Theme Park. Kids go crazy when they see their TV characters live here performing some dance moves and entertaining activities.

    Location
    – Puteri Harbour.

    Activities
    – Angelina Ballerina dancing classes, live dance show of Barney, ride on the very much loved Thomas & Friends, tour around Pingu’s Igloo, help Bob build a house at Bob the Builder segment, ride on Bertie the bus and many more.

    Price
    – RM65 per person.

    Timings – 10AM to 6PM on all days of the week.


    Top Things To Do in Little Big Club at Puteri Harbor

  • 13 Skytrex Adventure

    Skytrex Adventure
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    Have you heard the concept of sky-trekking from tree to tree? If it sounds like a concept out of fantasy world for you, you should visit Skytrex Adventure Theme Park in Malaysia.



    Highlights –
    You will get to enjoy various aerial adventure activities like flying, swinging, gliding, dangling and other forest adventure activities when you come here. Clear categorisation of activities based on difficulty levels – Little Adventure, Big Thrill and Extreme Challenge.

    Location – Shah Alam, Selangor.

    Activities –
    23 not so easy challenges in the Little Adventure Club, which requires kids to be minimum 1.1m tall and a host of other sky trekking activities in the Big Thrill & Extreme Challenge Segments, which require participants be at least 1.4m tall. Kids who are younger than 12 years should definitely be accompanied by parents or relatives.

    Price
    – RM35 per person (Little Adventure), RM45 per person (Big Thrill) and RM55 per person (Extreme Challenge).

    Timings
    – Open on weekends from 8.30AM to 4.30PM.


  • 14 Lost World Tambun

    Lost World Tambun
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    If you are looking for a perfect holiday destination which has the right mix of fun, thrill and adventure, you should visit Lost World Tambun in Malaysia. This is a theme park which is packed with high-voltage action and drama, that will give you some of the greatest adrenalin-high moments in life.



    Highlights – The resort cum theme park has six distinct areas of unlimited fun and adventure namely Water Park, Amusement Park, Petting Zoo, Tiger Valley, Tin Valley, Adventure Park.

    Location – Sunway City Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia.

    Activities
    – Jungle Wave Pool, Kids Explora Bay, Tube Raiders, Cliff Racer, Adventure Express, Rabbit Wonderland, Ruby (nocturnal mammal) and friends, Tortoise Kingdom, Sepentarium, Rock Canopy, Rain Forest Trail, Marmoset Tree House, close-up views of tigers, Tin Mining Tours,13 High Rope Course, 6th Mile Tunnel, Zip Line, Kayaking, Zorbing etc.

    Price
    – RM43.30 to RM49.25

    Timings
    – 11AM to 6PM on all days of the week. Closed on Tuesdays except on public holidays.


  • 15 Black Sand Beach

    Black Sand Beach
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    Black Sand Beach is also known as the Pantai Pasir Hitam. In Malay, Pantai stands for beach, Pasir means the sand and Hitam stands for black, hence the name. There are several stories explaining the blackness of the sand. Swimming or sunbathing is not recommended here.

    Highlights: The beach has small stalls and shops that are run by the local women. These women sell the local dress materials, clothes and accessories. Ideal for fishing, the beach was popular as a fishing village.

    Location: Located on the Jalan Teluk Yu road the Black Sand Beach is present on the northern shoreline of Langkawi. About 20kms from Kuah Town it is situated in close proximity to the Shark Bay Beach.

    Price: Entry is free

    Best Time: Open 24 hours, Black Sand Beach can be visited at any hour of the day. Take note that the stalls and the shops here usually close by sunset.



  • 16 Lankayan Beach

    Lankayan Beach
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    Lankayan Island is a tiny tropical coral resort island in the Sulu Sea, northeast of the island of Borneo, in the state of Sabah. This beautiful little island with thick tropical growth and sandy beaches offers an absolutely pure tropical wildlife experience. It's situated in a National Park region. A Turtle Rehabilitation centre is present on the island and is open to the visitors and you can watch egg laying and turtle hatch lings at times.

     

    Highlights: The island is also one of Sabah's top diving spots with the availability of jungle interior and interesting diving attracts both divers and non-divers love to tour Lankayan.

     How to Get There: The island is also one of Sabah's top diving spots with the availability of jungle interior and interesting diving attracts both divers and non-divers love to tour Lankayan.

     



  • 17 Gunung Raya

    Gunung Raya
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    Gunung Raya is the highest mountain in Langkawi. It peaks at 881 metres in height. Said to be the dense forest reserve it is a home to huge wildlife like the leaf monkeys, flying foxes, macaque monkeys, squirrels, mountain hawk eagles, white bellied sea eagles, and great hornbills.

    Highlights: The locals believe that the mountain Gunung Raya is a cursed form of the giant known as the Mat Raya who resided in this island.

    What to see?: In order to reach the top of Gunung Raya one has to go past the 30 minute long scenic drive. This ride will have several lookout points along the way. The peak of the mountain is a humongous granite formation that brings forth a spectacular view of the verdant surrounding of the Langkawi. One can even see the Andaman Sea and the neighbouring islets during the ride.

    Best Time: It is open daily but the months of November and March is said to be ideal as the skies are relatively clear with little to no rainfall.



  • 18 Golf Courses

    Golf Courses
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    Golf is considered one of the luxury sports/ game in the world. It is played by top corporate during their business meets etc. Ipoh, Malaysia has few premiere golf clubs. They are in association with clubs and resorts. The top three golf clubs and resorts in Ipoh are Clearwater Sanctuary, Damai Laut and Meru Valley.



    Highlights: Clearwater Sanctuary is amidst lakes and woodland and is perfect for family picnics. Damai Laut is set in a natural seaside resort and undulating terrain, and is a hatchery for green turtles. Meru Valley golf club is set among hilly terrain and additionally includes few residential properties.

    Holes: 18 (first two) and 27 (Merry Valley)

    Location: South West of Ipoh; Northwest of Ipoh (Merru Valley)

    Price: Starts at 90 RM (Merru), RM 157 (Dalai Laut) and RM 140 (clear water)

    Opens at: On weekdays visitors are allowed; Weekends restricted to members alone


  • 19 Perak Cave Temples

    Perak Cave Temples
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    Perak Tong Cave Temple is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ipoh. Surrounded by the scenic landscape this cave fast first discovered in 1926. Since then the place has grown to be known amongst the best cave temples and famous tourist spots. Inside the temple sits the 40 feet tall Buddha statue. On the edges are four smaller statues of guardian deities. The cave walls are adorned with colourful frescos and Chinese calligraphy.



    Highlights: Enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding area from one of the pavilions, situated outside the temple and can be reached through an opening in the alcove behind the main altar. You can easily see the surrounding limestone hills bordering the city.

     Location: The temple is located near Taman Loke Lim and Taman Permai on the northern edge of Ipoh on the foothill of Gunung Tasek.

     Timing: 9:30 am - 04:00 pm

     Price: N/A


    Top Things To Do in Perak Cave Temples

  • 20 Rootz Rooftop Bar

    Rootz Rooftop Bar
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    One word that describes the Rootz Rooftop Bar is Opulence. Rootz Rooftop Bar is a nightclub that promotes the idea of debonair drinking. Seen as the lavishly-conceived version of a Russian palace bar, the place is embellished with thick carpeting, velvet drapes as well as gold-gilded paintings of early 19th century.



    Location: Nestled in the Lot 10 Shopping Centre, 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail. Despite being situated on the same road as the Hard Rock Cafe KL and Luna Bar (along Jalan Sultan Ismail), a visit to the Rootz Rooftop Bar is something that you’ll just not get anywhere else.

    Highlights: The music policy of Rootz Rooftop Bar is R&B, house and remixed top 40 tunes. Together these make it a great nightclub for bringing out the dancer in you. Interiors of the Rootz Rooftop Bar look more like a baroque set of a movie on the life of Russian royalty courtesy its rustic color palette seen in all its furniture and fixtures.

    Best Time: 22:00 – 03:00 Wednesday - Saturday

    Prices: Depends on what you order


    Top Things To Do in Rootz Rooftop Bar

  • 21 National Mosque of Malaysia

    National Mosque of Malaysia
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    The majestic, National Mosque of Malaysia is also referred to as the Masjid Negara. Built in 1965, it was constructed to mark the celebration of the Malaysia’s independence. Being, one of the South East Asia’s largest mosque, it can accommodate about 15,000 people. The key features of the mosque include a 73-metre-high minaret and a 16-pointed star concrete main roof. Even Non Muslims are welcomed to visit this beauty outside of the prayer time.

    Highlights: One can go inside but it is necessary to be careful about the dress code nothing shorter than long pants is allowed in the premises of the mosque. Ladies must cover their shoulders appropriately. Mosque generously lends robes for the visitors who are inappropriately dressed. Sarongs to cover the head are also provided.



    Location: The mosque is diagonally across the Kuala Lumpur railway station. There is a walway made underground that goes via Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin.

    Best time: 06:30am - 01:00pm, 02:30pm - 04:00pm and 05:30pm - 07:00pm

    Price: Entry is free




    Top Things To Do in National Mosque of Malaysia

  • 22 Gunung Lambak

    Gunung Lambak
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    If you love to go on a hiking experience, but don’t have enough time on your hands, all you have to do is to visit Gunung Lambak, situated in Kluang Town, Johar. This hill is just 510m in height, but provides you a fit & healthy ambience.

    Highlights – This hill doesn’t look like a perfect hiking spot; it looks more like a picnic spot with people coming in huge crowds especially during the weekends. Kids play merrily in the playgrounds located at the base of this hill, while adults enjoy peaceful banter amidst the sounds of various local food stalls set up here.



    Facts – It takes just around one hour to get to the peak of this hill. The place is located easily from Singapore within 2 hours.

    Timings – Period between November and March is the best.

    Fee – No admission charges and no permits are required to get to its peak.




  • 23 Gunung Belumut

    Gunung Belumut
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    At a height of 1010m, Gunung Belumut or Mount Belumut is one of the famous hiking destinations in Malaysia. Strategically located at just few hours from Singapore, many tourists come here as part of day-picnic tours to enjoy the flora and beauty of this summit.

    Highlights – The trekking trails are mostly sloping; hence people with ample mountain hiking experience should take up hiking here. Though it is not one of those easy trails, it is definitely far easier than Cameron Highlands.

    Facts – It takes around 5 hours to go up and 3 hours to come down this trip. Permits need to be obtained from Jabatan Hutan Kluang in advance for this. There are lots of places where one can sit and relax.

    Timings – December – January is the best, as the climate is cold, but pleasant.

    Fee – Permit costs RM150 per group, however big or small the group is; Hiking guide costs around RM140 for a group of 25 people maximum.



    Top Things To Do in Gunung Belumut

  • 24 Mabul Island

    Mabul Island
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    A tiny island off the south-eastern coast of Sabah boasting fine beaches of coconut trees, soft white sand and aquamarine waters, Mabul Island is one of the world’s top rated destinations for muck diving. What’s more, Mabul Island also boasts one of the world’s most concentrated reserves of small marine life that includes species like frog fish, scorpion fish, cuttlefish and various shellfish. Visitors here can easily stroll around the island within an hour to explore attractions like the traditional villages with their thatched huts.

     

    Highlights: Mabul Island is a popular place to stay for travellers that plan to dive at one of the worlds' best dive spots and also venture out to the more secluded areas, you will find some truly fantastic beaches.

     How to Get There: It is about 40 minute’s boat ride from the mainland of Semporna.

     

     



    Top Things To Do in Mabul Island

  • 25 Birch Memorial Clock Tower

    Birch Memorial Clock Tower
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    Birch Memorial Clock Tower is a beautiful white and black structure which was constructed in 1909 as a memorial for J.W.W.Birch, who was the first resident in the city. Birch was assassinated by Datuk Maharaja Lela, a local chief in 1875. On the top of the tower are four whitewashed figures, symbolizing the four virtues of British government. Underneath the figures are large murals depicting forty four iconic figures from the history of the world including Buddha, Shakespeare, and Darwin among others. The tower has a large 6 feet and 6 inches bell along with four other smaller bells.



    Highlights: The area is nice to take a walk after breakfast or lunch and click photographs. You can also visit the nearby attractions like Rose Centre.

    Location: The clock tower is located in Kinta District, Ipoh, just about half kilometres away from the Ipoh Railway Station.

    Timing: N/A

    Price: N/A


  • 26 Adventure Zone Theme Park

    Adventure Zone Theme Park
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    The Adventure Zone is an excellent family entertainment arena for children and adults. This Theme Park is built in a 10,300 sq ft indoor facility that includes family-style activities for teens and adults to interact in a safe environment. The area is air-conditioned and consists of three categories of exciting drop slides. Moreover, there are multiple sections of modular play equipment. The guests can easily access other facilities like a reception area, toddler zone, retail and snack counter and kids club.



    Highlights: There are a number of daily activities which are especially planned for the entertainment of the guests. The people are advised to wear socks when they are on any play equipment. Long sleeves shirts are advisable when using any of the slides.

    Location: Adventure Zone Theme Park is situated in Golden Sands Resort, Penang, Malaysia.

    Best Time: 10am-7pm.

    Price: Children- MYR 48 nett for half-day package (Resort guests). Adult entry is free.


  • 27 Gunung Jerai

    Gunung Jerai
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    Though there are many mountains in Malaysia, Gunung Jerai stands out purely because of its mystical and mythological charm even today. Located at a height of 3854feet, this peak is also known as Kedah’s Peak.

    Highlights – At the base of the mountain, there are traces of ancient (century-old) Buddhist and Hindu temples, reverberating a sense of divinity that cannot be explained in words.

    Facts – The trekking trails of this mountain are quite dangerous. There have been various cases of missing people reported in the past. Merbok to Yan trail is the most used route by people coming here. The complete trip may take anywhere between 9 and 10 hours for experienced hikers.

    Timings – Any time during the year.

    Fee – No need to get any permit.



  • 28 Bukit Tabur

    Bukit Tabur
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    This is one of the lesser-explored destinations in Malaysia and its main attraction is its unspoilt beauty. Located at Taman Melawati, near the famous National Zoo, Bukit Tabur is less than 500m tall.

    Highlights – One can get proficient in rock climbing skills as well at this peak, as all the way to the peak, one will find many sizes of rocks. Not recommended for people who are new to the area and who are new to trekking.



    Facts – Though it takes just about 3 hours to finish the entire trekking trip, hiking at Bukit Tabur is not a walk in the park. The trails are tricky and confusing at most of the places. West, East & Far East are the 3 primary trails in this mountain. Use of professional guide is mandatory if one is new to the area.

    Timings – September to February.

    Fee – Hike permit charges come up to RM5 per person.




  • 29 Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

    Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
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    The Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is a group of five different islands, which include Pulau Gaya, Pulau Sapi, Pulau Manukan, Pulau Mamutik and Pulau Sulug. There are various beach activities that the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park organizes. However, all these beach activities require a prior booking. You can also indulge in various water sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, and witness the beautiful coral and marine life of the island. The island tours can be booked on the spot from where you will take your ferries.


    Location: The Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is just 20 minutes boat ride from the Kota Kinabalu.

    How To Reach: The Jesselton Jetty ferry terminal consistently operates the boats to the Island, which takes around 20 minutes to reach there.

    Price: The approximate cost for the complete tour starts from 53 MYR per adult.

    Timings: 8.30 AM to 5 PM



  • 30 Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbor

    Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbor
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    This is the perfect place where you can take your kids to, as the excitement and thrill that they get when they see the Hello Kitty based themes is just priceless. A host of attractions and interactive rides welcome you at the Hello Kitty Theme Park. Though its origins are in Japan, this is the first theme park of this group outside its native ground.



    Highlights
    – Do not miss the live performance by Hello Kitty and her group of her friends on the “Purrfect Stage”here.

    Location
    – Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Malaysia.
     
    Activities
    – Black Wonder, tours of fully furnished Kitty House, jewellery-making courses, decorating nails with Sanrio characters, making customised cookies and dolls at the Wishful Studio, Tea-cup rides, photography opportunities and birthday celebrations at the Friendship Land.

    Price
    – 1 day Ticket Price – RM46 (low season), RM48 (medium season) and RM50 (peak season) per person.

    Timings
    – Open from 10AM to 6PM on all days.


    Top Things To Do in Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbor

  • 31 Genting Highlands Theme Park

    Genting Highlands Theme Park
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    Genting Highlands is one of the reputed names in the hospitality and theme park industry in the world. It has been in this business for close to half a century, which explains the top quality found in the rides and activities here.



    Highlights
    – This is the world’s first indoor theme park and houses the Ripley’s Believe it or not Museum and Haunted Adventure parks inside, sending shrills across the spines of tourists coming here. Rides are clearly classified as family and kids’ rides, thereby ensuring safety of kids.

    Location
    – Pahang, Malaysia.

    Activities
    -Mini train, Rio Float, Reindeer Cruiser, Circus Ride, Busy Bugs and various other indoor activities.

    Price
    – One day ticket price of RM29.70 for adults, teens and senior citizens and RM31.80 per kid. Rides alone can be taken by paying RM8.50 per ride.

    Timings
    – 10AM to 12 midnight from Monday to Friday, 9AM to 1AM on Saturdays, school holidays and public holidays, 9AM to 12 midnight on Sundays and public holidays


    Top Things To Do in Genting Highlands Theme Park

  • 32 Redang Island

    Redang Island
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    Known for its exquisite marine life, Redang Island is one of the biggest islands in Peninsular Malaysia and a popular destination for water sports activities among local and international travellers.

    Highlights – One of the major trademarks of this island is its lively coral reef which is seen at just 50feet of the shores. This is a totally a group of 9 islands, which are all well preserved by the Redang Marine Park. It is the biggest island in the marine park. White sandy beaches, pristine waters and an excellent upmarket ambience are some features that are found in Redang Island. Sea turtle conservation, snorkelling & scuba Diving are the main activites that can be carried out here. Luxury, budget and mid-range resorts located all along the beach to suit people of various tastes.

    Location – South China Sea, off Terengganu Coast.

    Timing – March to October.

    Price – RM5 need to be paid at the Redang Marine Park for entering into the island.


    Top Things To Do in Redang Island

  • 33 Shark Bay Beach

    Shark Bay Beach
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    Shark Bay Beach is undoubtedly the most beautiful and popular beaches in the Langkawi. It gets its name, Shark Bay Beach because of the presence of few sharks made of stone. These sharks on the display at the side of the beach promenade. You’ll not get to see any real sharks here and the water is definitely very calm here. Not too long, the beach is said to be the continuation of the Black Sand Beach.

    Highlights: The beach is about 200 meters long and is ideal for swimming.

    Location: The Shark Bay Beach is situated on the road Jalan Teluk Yu. It is located opposite to the Cultural Craft Complex and is on the northern shoreline of Langkawi. Situated about 21kms from Kuah Town and 24kms from the airport, you can reach the beach via a taxi or a rental car.

    Price: No entry fee

    Best Time: Being a public beach, it is accessible 24 hours.



  • 34 Mamutik Island

    Mamutik Island
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    In the group of five islands among the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, the Mamutik Island is the second furthest. Though the waters of Mamutik Island is not as clear as the Sapi Island, but you do get to indulge in some amazing water sports activity and some world-class beach side cafes and restaurants serving the lip-smacking Malay and continental cuisines. There are also some beautiful souvenir shops from where you can take some to your family or friends.


    Location: The island is located in the downtown area of Kota Kinabalu and is off the coast. From the hotel Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, you can reach to the Jesselton Jetty point with 2 minute drive or by taking a 10-minute walk from where there are boats available regularly to reach the island.

    Price: You have to pay an entree fees of 10 MYR per person once to get inside the island.



  • 35 Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

    Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
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    If the wild animals and wildlife fascinates you then Lok Kawi Wildlife Park in Kinabalu, Malaysia is a must visit place for you. Started in 2007 and developed by the Sabah Wildlife Department, the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park primarily consists of two sections: Botanical & Zoological. It is, especially, promoted with the objective to make it a family-oriented park and lot of emphasis is given to the Children’s Zoo. The wildlife park is a home of Borneo Pygmy Elephants, Proboscis monkeys, Malayan tiger, and a few different species of deer. On the other hand, the park also offers the opportunity to its visitors to go for jungle trekking in the botanical trail, which is about 1.4 KM long.

     

     Location: The Lok Kawi Wildlife Park is located on the West Coast Division of Penampang.

     How to Reach: The wildlife park is just 30-45 minutes drive from the Kota Kinabalu, estimated distance is 20 KM. Visitors can take the local taxis, which will cost you around 25-30 MYR per way.

     Timings: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM

     Price: The entry fees costs approximately 20 MYR per adult.



    Top Things To Do in Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

  • 36 Tanjung Aru Beach

    Tanjung Aru Beach
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    This spectacular sweep of sand begins around the Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and stretches south to the airport. Tanjung Aru is a local beach, nestled with picnic spots and white sandy coast’s. Tanjung Aru has one of the best shorelines where visitors can enjoy shinning crystal clear ocean and powder-fine sands. This area is absolutely secluded and therefore, it gives a very peaceful and quiet ambiance. Imagine you basking in the sun while listening to the sound of the waves or plunging into the crystal clear water for a swim.

     

     Highlights: The main attraction here is the beach, which stretches to over 2 kilometers long with stunning sunset views.

     How to Get There: The beach can be accessed through any local transport.

     



  • 37 Pulau Kapalai Beach

    Pulau Kapalai Beach
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    Beautifully impressive and romantic but the island is actually a sand bank island and is one of the most enchanting islands in Sabah Borneo. What makes this beach special is that the resort is a stand-alone unit with no one else around it. Usually when the tide is down, the sand bank becomes a spectacular beach, otherwise, they have an elevated man-made beach deck with special white sand where you can chill.

     

      Highlights: This private island is well known as the romantic paradise for special honeymooners and exclusive private weddings.

      How to Get There: The unique Kapalai Island stands above a huge sand bank which is about 1 hour by boat from Semporna in east coast Sabah. It is also a 10 minute boat ride from the well-known  Mabul Island.



    Top Things To Do in Pulau Kapalai Beach

  • 38 Kuching Main Bazaar

    Kuching Main Bazaar
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    Located at the heart of Kuching, the Kuching Main Bazaar is the best place in Kuching to shop for antiques, handicrafts and souvenirs of your trip to this city, which is a perfect blend of nature, culture, craft, tradition and cuisine. The market is full of shops selling ethnic handicrafts and antiques. The area is an excellent example of the shop house culture of China where the two storey shop houses sit in a long row. It is best to shop around a bit and explore the shops before buying.



     Highlights: Parallel to Main Bazaar is Jalan Carpenter, a similar row of shop houses. Both the areas are excellent for handicraft shopping, enjoying drinks and meals at old fashioned cafes and enjoy the   view of Sarawak River.

     Location: The Main Baazar is located opposite to the Kuching Waterfront near the Sarawak Tourism Complex.

     Timing: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

     Price: N/A


  • 39 Lang Mountain

    Lang Mountain
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    If you plan to spend some quiet moments with your family amidst the scenic beauty, then Lang Mountain in Ipoh is a great destination. With the backdrop of limestone hills blanketed with lush greenery and beautiful lake, there is a recreational park. A short boat ride through the beautiful lake can take you to the park. There are several fishes, lizards as well as snakes in the lake. The park has a number of fragrant and colourful plants like bougainvilleas and heliconia. The area with its uncharted limestone hills and lake emanates tranquillity.



     Highlights: The boat ride to reach the park can be a quite pleasant experience amidst the surrounding beauty. You can also enjoy feeding the fishes while you ride through the lake to the park.

     Location: The Park is located at Jalan Kuala Kangsar next to the North South Highway.

     Timing: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm

      Price: N/A


    Top Things To Do in Lang Mountain

  • 40 Mount Batu Brinchang

    Mount Batu Brinchang
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    Mount Batu Brinchang, also termed as Gunung Batu Brinchang is the highest mountain in the beautiful destination of Cameron Highlands which can be reached through car. Situated on the Perak Pahang border of Malaysia, the greatest attraction of this mount is that the summit of the same can be reached by a car ride through concrete roads.

    There is a micro station present in the summit and the observation tower is the ideal place to savour the beauty of surrounding area. Infact the watch tower provides the best views of the pictorial Titiwangsa Mountains. The best way to reach the destination is through Brinchang town. Though car rides are available from the town one can also avail hiking route and enjoy trekking for 12kms which takes about 3 hours to reach the top. Even the trekking trail starts from Brinchang town only.


  • 41 Angry Birds Activity Park

    Angry Birds Activity Park
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    Angry Birds Activity Park is an indoor park that is spread over an area of 26,000 sq. ft. It is strategically located in the campus of KOMTAR JBCC.

    Highlights:
    Ever since the launch of Angry Birds game in the December of 2009, it has garnered as many as 2.5 billion downloads all round the world. Now, Angry Birds has finally come alive with the Angry Birds Activity Park. It is the Johor Bahru City Centre's newest premier entertainment, dining and shopping destination. This state of the art theme park lures kids and adults alike. It is easily accessible and brings forth an array of fun attractions and activities.

    Location: Angry Birds Activity Park is located at Level 3 Komtar Jbcc, Centre, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Timings: The Angry Birds Activity Park remains open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

    Price:
    Tickets Normal Rate MyKad/ MyKid Holders
    Single Entry RM75 RM60
    Annual Pass RM230 RM180
    Family Pass of 4 Persons RM280 RM218
    Family Annual Pass RM850 RM700
    School Groups RM50 / Student RM50 / Student


    Top Things To Do in Angry Birds Activity Park

  • 42 Rawa Island

    Rawa Island
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    Rawa Island is known for its amazing coral reefs, which makes it a sought-after scuba diving destination. It was a lesser-explored beach in the earlier years; however, due to heavy word of mouth advertising, people from all over Malaysia and Singapore have started visiting this place for adventure water sports activities.

    Highlights – Unspoilt beauty, white sandy beaches, lively corals, clear waters and exotic marine life are some of the major features of this island. White doves (Rawa in local dialect), reptiles, sea eagles, jellyfishes, octopuses, squids, Blacktip reef sharks etc. are some species that you can spot here. The island can be reached by ferries from Mersing daily. Enjoy scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming, beach volleyball, windsurfing, sailing, fishing, canoeing and sunbathing here.



    Location – about half an hour’s drive from Mersing district in Johar.

    Timings – April to October.

    Price – No permit fee; however course fees varies based on the activities.


  • 43 Gaya Street Sunday Market

    Gaya Street Sunday Market
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    Also known as the Sunday market, Gaya Street should be in every traveller’s bucket list. The place has been of importance to the traders for over a hundred years. It’s the perfect place for those who want to tour the local markets. Tourists can buy a variety of things like, authentic Malaya ingredients, a large variety of sea food, Malayan art and craft etc.




    Highlights: If you are looking to buy some souvenirs to take back home, then this is the correct place to do so. People can also find traditional Malaysian artifacts. If you are a food lover, then you can explore the various ingredients for authentic Malaysian cuisines.


    Location: It is located in the center of the city; hence people can stroll down to this place. The market is well connected with the public transport as well, so reaching there is not a problem.


    Timing: The best time to visit the market is during the daytime on Sundays.



    Top Things To Do in Gaya Street Sunday Market

  • 44 Kokol Hill

    Kokol Hill
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    If you are done visiting the islands and beaches and are looking for some scenic beauty in the Kota Kinabalu, Kokol Hill is a place you must go. It is a place, which can give you a perfect view of Mount Kinabalu and you can also enjoy a serene and elegant sunset with your someone special. The place is a must visit, especially if you are looking some quiet time, away from the hustle and bustle of the city amidst hills and close to the nature. You can even spend some great nights over the Kokol Hill as there are various home stays and resorts allowing you to enjoy the weather and scenic beauty of the place.


    How to reach: The Kokol Hill is just a 1-hour drive from the main Kota Kinabalu city



  • 45 Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

    Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
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    Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is the second most important mosque in the whole Kota Kinabalu after the State Mosque, located in Sembulan. It is a perfect blend of modern and Islamic architecture and can hold more than 12,000 people in a single time. The architecture of the mosque highly resembles the Nabawi Mosque in Medina. The man-made lagoons surrounding the mosque gives its visitors an elegant and dramatic look, especially on a full moon night and is the largest mosque in Kota Kinabalu.


     Location: The mosque is just 3 KM from the main Kota Kinabalu City and is easily accessible.

     How to reach: Either you can take a local taxi, which will cost you around 15 MYR per way or you can take Bus No. 5A from the front of Hotel Shangri-La, which will cost you around 1.50 MYR per  person per way.

     Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM (Fridays closed)



  • 46 Langkawi Arts in Paradise 3D Museum

    Langkawi Arts in Paradise 3D Museum
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    Langkawi Arts in Paradise 3D Museum is the largest 3D art museum in Malaysia and the second largest in the world. This museum has over 200 impressive artworks that look just lifelike when photographed.

    Location: It can be reached with a 20-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport and is situated next to the iconic Langkawi Cable Car in The Oriental Village, Burau Bay.



    Highlights: This unique attraction is a triple storey building that has an exhibition space that covers 2,000 square metres. It is divided into nine interactive zones including optical illusion, aquatic, safari, fantasy, classic, castles, landscapes, Egyptian, and Malaysian zones. The museum houses over 200 beautiful and meticulous artworks.

    Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 18:00

    Price Range: For the foreign visitors the entrance fee is RM28 for children and RM38 for adults. The locals with the MyKad identifications will have to pay RM20 for children and RM30 for adults.




    Top Things To Do in Langkawi Arts in Paradise 3D Museum

  • 47 Fairy Caves

    Fairy Caves
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    The Fairy Cave in Kuching is a massive cavern located about thirty meters above the ground, adorned with abundant plant life mainly ferns and moss covered rock formations, which gives it a mystical aura. To reach the cave you need to climb a five story concrete staircase. Outside the cave you can see huge trees jutting out of the rocks in different angles. Inside the huge and wide chamber you will find crisscross stairways and beautiful rock formations.



     Highlights: One of the stalactites here resembles Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy, which have drawn many local Chinese people to come here to offer prayers. For rock climbers, the cliffs near Fairy   Caves, offer you an excellent rock climbing opportunity with difficulty range of 5-8 as per the French Grading.

    Location: The cave is located 50 Km from Kuching and 8 km from Bau.

    Timing: 8.30 am – 4:00 pm

     Price: N/A


  • 48 Gunung Lang Recreational Park

    Gunung Lang Recreational Park
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    Gunung Lang Recreational Park is set amidst the breathtaking view of the limestone hills of Gunung Lang and Gunung Bilike. It is one of the most scenic spots in Ipoh. The park covers a long area of 30.35 hectares, almost half of which consists of lake. To reach the park you have to take a short boat-ride through the lake, amidst the natural beauty. The park consists of well manicured gardens, a tower which provides the landscape view of the park, gazebos, mini-zoo, campsites and children play grounds.

    Highlights:
    One of the main attractions of the Park is the artificial waterfall on top of a limestone hill.

    Location: The Park is located only 5 KM away from Ipoh town and 3.6 KM from the Ipoh railway station.

    Timing: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm

    Price: Boat ride fee is RM 3 for adults and RM 1.5 for children and senior citizens.



    Top Things To Do in Gunung Lang Recreational Park

  • 49 Snake Temple

    Snake Temple
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    This Snake Temple in Penang has an interesting history. It is said that, it is built to honour the famous Buddhist priest and healer Chor Soo Kong. The monk gave shelter to snakes after the temple was built and that is why it is called the Snake Temple. This structure is counted among Malaysia’s top tourist destinations which makes it so popular. One can spot a number of snakes in & around the temple which is a unique sight.

    Location: The Snake Temple is situated in Sungai Kluang, Bayan Lepas which is 12 km away from Georgetown, Penang.

    Highlights: The entrance of the temple has a big incense burner. The smoke produced by this burner acts as a tranquilizer which make the snakes go motionless. There is a 600-lb bell present in the main hall which is another striking element of the temple.

    Best Time: 06:00- 19:00.

    Price: Temple entry is Free.



  • 50 Butterfly Farm

    Butterfly Farm
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    Malaysia is known for its superb natural habitats and one such location is the Butterfly Farm. The Penang Butterfly Farm is one of the popular tourist attractions spread in an area of eight-hectares. This sanctuary houses a large collection of butterfly species along with a variety of insects. There are around 4,000 butterflies that belong to more than 120 groups. The tourists can also check out a number of reptile species in this area.



    Location: The farm is situated at the foot of the Teluk Bahang hills.

    Highlights: The Butterfly Farm has a superb environment which is surrounded by beautiful plants and trees. There are a number of eating outlets in the sanctuary for the convenience of the visitors. This region is purely dedicated to the preservation of butterflies. Tropical Fruit Farm is also situated within this sanctuary.

    Best Time: 09:00 – 17:30 Monday – Friday; 09:00 – 18:00 Saturday & Sunday.

    Price: RM 27.00 per adult (13 years & above), RM 15.00 per child (4 years & above).


    Top Things To Do in Butterfly Farm

  • 51 Rooftop Bars

    Rooftop Bars
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    Kuala Lampur is one vibrant, bustling city right from the sunrise to the sunset. To be able to actually appreciate Malaysia’s capital, you must get away from all the busy streets of the city to experience a whole new angle i.e. the rooftops situated here. Kuala Lumpur is a home to number of nocturnal hotspots from the cocktail lounges to the classy ristorantes that are situated atop the high-rise structures. Watch the sun set below the city horizon with a drink in hand, to unwind the beauty of the city.
    3 Best Rooftop Bars:
      


    Marini’s on 57 is an exquisite ristorante set on the 57th floor of Petronas Tower 3

    Opening Hours: 17:00 – late Bar; 19:00 – late Restaurant; 15:00 – late Lounge

    Sky Bar is a glamorous cocktail lounge on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel KL.

    Opening Hours: 10:00 – 01:00 Sunday – Thursday; 10:00 – 03:00 Friday & Saturday

    Lunar Bar is located directly opposite the opposite Menara KL Tower that offers a 360 degree view of the city.

    Opening Hours: 17:00 – 01:00 Monday; 17:00 – 03:00 Tuesday – Friday; 10:00 – 03:00 Saturday; 10:00 – 01:00


  • 52 Broga

    Broga
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    Broga or Bulkit Broga is also known as 'Bukit Lalang'. It has been christened after the local species of grass which grows in abundance here.

    Highlights:
    Broga is largely known for its panoramic views that are at their very best at the dawn. Assuring, easy accessibility on foot, the hill is a prominent hiking destination both amongst the locals and tourists. Hiking atop the peak, visitors can relish on the spectacular views of the plains blended with a cool mix of oil palm plantations, rainforest and distant mountains.

    Location: 'Bukit Broga’ is a hill that is nestled in Semenyih. It lies at a height of 400 meters and is just a 40 minute drive from Kuala Lumpur on the trunk road to Broga. You can reach here after hiking a short distance post the University of Nottingham where the entry starts at oil palm estate which lies opposite to the rabbit park.

    Price: There is a car park here which has an entrance fee of RM 2.

    Timings: Yoi can undertake a hiking trip here at any time of the day.


  • 53 i-City in Shah Alam

    i-City in Shah Alam
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    If you are looking for water based theme parks in Malaysia, you will find plenty of them. i-City Waterworld Theme Park in Shah Alam is one of them. There are ample numbers of rides here that will give you ultimate enjoyment and thrill. Perfect place to take kids during school vacations.



    Highlights
    – Do not miss to try out the Ultimate Tornado, when you come here. It is a whirlwind ride, with a spiral slide – first of its kind in South East Asia.

    Location
    –Shah Alam, Selangor.

    Activities
    – Ultimate Tornado, Rainbow Racer Slide, Family Raft Slide, Kiddies’ Twin Slides, Spiral Slides, Lazy River, Wave Pool, Relax Pool, Kids’ Play Pool which has Aladdin themes all over.

    Price
    – RM40 and RM30 per kid and adult respectively from Monday to Friday; RM50 and RM40 per kid and adult respectively on weekends. Annual passes cost RM210 per kid and RM 275 per adult.

    Timings
    – 10AM to 1AM on all days of the week.


    Top Things To Do in i-City in Shah Alam

  • 54 Sipadan Island

    Sipadan Island
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    Located at 600m from the sea bead, Sipadan Island has the unique distinction of being the first and only oceanic island in Malaysia.

    Highlights – The waters of Sipadan Island are home to over 3000 species of marine life and coral reefs, making the island one of the top five diving destinations of the world. Don’t miss spotting green & hawksbill turtles, bumphead parrotfishes, barracuda, whale sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, scalloped hammerhead sharks and many more varieties of marine life here. At the sea bed, you will find a turtle tomb covered by limestone caves, containing the skeletal remains of turtles. During 1933, this Island was declared as a Bird Sanctuary. When you dive here, you will drop 2000metres down to the sea bed.

    Location – Celebes Sea, off east cost of Sabah state in Borneo Island.

    Timings – March to October.

    Price – Island permits are available from RM40 onwards at some resorts, subject to terms and conditions.


  • 55 Pebble Beach

    Pebble Beach
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    Pebble Beach is a beach with no sand and just pebbles and rocks. You can find rocks and pebbles of just about every shape and size, hence the name, The Pebble Beach. Not too many locals or the tourists know or visit this beach. Since there is no sand, it is not ideal for swimming.

    Location: Pebble Beach is situated at the north western end of Langkawi in Datai area. Situated right opposite to the Temurun waterfalls on the north shore, you can reach the beach from the Jalan Datai (road #161). You’ll have to pass through the steep natural trail that passes through a forested area for about 50 yards to the beach and is covered by trees.

    Highlights: There is a make shift open-air restaurant called 3-Tiga that is situated on the trail that leads you down to the beach.

    Best Time: Open 24 hours a day.



  • 56 Tengkorak Beach

    Tengkorak Beach
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    Tengkorak Beach is one of the most secluded and definitely a very beautiful beach in the Langkawi. It has just about everything for the beach lovers and is a favorite of locals here. From the crystal clear waters to the soft white sands and forested trees, you get everything here.

    Location: Situated in the Datai area, the Tengkorak Beach is easily accessible from the road Jalan Datai (Rd #161) in northern Langkawi. This road will go all the way to the Datai Resort. You can easily get a taxi to help you reach the place. About 3 km from the Crocodile Farm, it is located just before Andaman Resort.

    Highlights: It is one of the few beaches in Langkawi that has shower rooms and toilets. You can also find picnic tables in the park land and there are shaded gazebos along the beach.

    Price: Entry to the beach is absolutely free

    Best Time: Being a public beach, it is open 24 hours a day.



  • 57 Teluk Kampi Beach

    Teluk Kampi Beach
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    When a vacation is planned one of  the first thing that we conjure on our mind is beach. The cool windy breeze and the warm sea is something which we definitely want for our vacation. Malaysia is a place  where you can have that unlimited fun and enjoyment with your friends. Teluk Kampi Beach on the south of Pantai Kerachut in the Penang National Park is that perfect place which will make your vacation the best.This beach is quite remote from the other beaches but it offers the most beautiful view of its curving bay.

     

     Highlights : If you love exploring the beaches than you will love this place as it is famous for sea turtles that comes to lay their eggs. You can see the baby turtles that have just hatched and see how they  move.

     Best Season: February to April

     Location: South of Pantai Kerachut, Penang National Park.

     



  • 58 Mahsuri Tomb and Museum

    Mahsuri Tomb and Museum
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    Mahsuri Tomb and Museum is the crypt of the legendary Princess Mahsuri. Also known as the Makam Mahsuri, almost all the natural attractions of the museum have fables attached in true Malay style and Mahsuri’s Tomb is definitely the most famous legend here.

    Highlights: Besides the tomb there is a reconstruction of a traditional Malay house i.e. a theatre and a ‘diorama museum.’ Here you can come across some of the Mahsuri’s jewellery as well as the weapons that were used to kill her. There are also some food outlets and well at the Tomb. It is believed that this is well that blesses the people who dip their hands into it.

    Location: When you reach the town, there will be a signpost of about 10 km that will further direct you to Makam Mahsuri. It is situated about 17 km from Langkawi International Airport so you can easily reach it within 20 minutes.

    Best Time: 08:00 – 18:00



  • 59 Temurun Waterfall

    Temurun Waterfall
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    Temurun Waterfall is a three tier Waterfall which has a cumulative drop of the falls of about 200 meters. It is the tallest waterfall in Langkawi. The water stream from this waterfall streams down the northern slope of Mount Mat Cincang. Rocks of the Temurun Waterfall comprise mainly of the sandstone & shale which are all over 500 million years old.

    Highlights: If you park your car at the main road, the first tier of the waterfall is just a short distance away i.e. a tiny 5 minutes walk. This paved walk way is pretty romantic and is an ideal place for going with your loved ones.

    Location: Temurun Waterfall is located in the Datai Bay area in the north western end of the island and on the road Jalan Datai. It is situated about 42kms from Kuah Town.

    Entry: Entry is free.

    Best Time: You can visit Temurun Waterfall anytime during the day time.



  • 60 Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

    Kilim Karst Geoforest Park
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    Kilim Karst Geoforest Park spans over almost 100 square kilometers. It is a beautiful attraction for mangrove swamps, pristine beaches, and vertical karstic hills. It is ideal for jutting out towards the Andaman Sea.

    Highlights: Kilim Karst Geoforest Park has a huge variety of wildlife ranging from the otters and monitor lizards to macaques and tree crabs that carefully hide beneath the thick mangroves.

    Location: Situated along the northeast tip of Langkawi Island it is 3 kilometres northeast of Tanjung Rhu Beach and is a minor five-minute drive from the beach.

    Price Range: The most ideal way to explore this landscape is via a riverboat cruise along Kilim River. It will cost RM200 – RM500 for a boat and tour guide.

    Best Time: The Kilim Karst Geoforest Park is open daily however the migratory seasons from September to March is said to be ideal. During this time you can come across birdlife of varying species, including kingfishers, white-bellied fish eagles and kite eagles.



  • 61 Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise

    Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise
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    Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise is a five-acre park along Jalan Ayer Hangat. Initiated in 2002, this tropical garden has some 2,500 exotic birds from 150 different species like the toucans, flamingos, canaries, eagles, owls and hornbills.

    Highlights: Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise is also known as the Taman Burung Langkawi or Langkawi Wildlife Park. This 10,000 sqm complex has some 1,500 birds that fly freely here. This is known to be the first fully covered Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise is the whole of Asia. It has a 15 m manmade waterfall.

    Location: Situated about ten minutes from Kuah, it is at the foothills of Gunung Raya. This is said to be a key stopover for a number of tours of the Pulau Langkawi which is the key island here as well as the indoor park.

    Best Time: 08:30 – 18:00. It is a popular spot especially during the rainy days.



  • 62 Mangrove Safari

    Mangrove Safari
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    The Mangrove Safari of Langkawi offers some memorable experiences and sights on this safari to the Kilim Nature Park. Spread over an area of 100 sq km it features a marvelous mixture of green mangrove jungles, blue lagoons, and isolated white beaches. Cruising down the serene and winding river, you will find the wonders of the unique marine ecosystem of the park consisting of flora and fauna and other natural inhabitants like Bogak Tree, Monitor Lizards, Macaques, Tree Crabs, and Brown Eagles.



     Another scenic view is offered by adorable and unique formations of limestone rocks bulging out of the floor of the mangrove seabed and swamp. These amazing wonders of nature have been given as fascinating names as they are. These include the Hanging Gardens, Temple of Borobodur, and the Elephant Stone. Also, explore the fish farming in the open sea and the Bat Cave (Gua Kelawar). Prices are charged depending upon the hours one takes the ride.


  • 63 Datai Bay

    Datai Bay
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    Datai Langkawi houses some of the Langkawi Island’s most swanky and exquisite resorts i.e. The Datai and The Andaman. If you are staying here during your trip to Langkawi, there is no other place to visit besides this.

    Location: Located at the Datai area at the north western end of Langkawi, you can reach here via a taxi or a rental car along the road Jalan Datai (#161). From the Pantai Cenang, it is about a 45 minutes drive to reach the Datai beach.

    Highlights: True that there are not too many tourist attractions in this quarter of Langkawi Island however, you can make your way to the Ibrahim Hussein Foundation Museum and the Langkawi Crocodile Farm that are definitely in the close proximity to the Datai Bay. You can also reach these attractions from Kuah and Pantai Kok. Several European visitors can be found here who visit the beach that brings forth breathtaking views.



  • 64 Pulau Payar Marine Park

    Pulau Payar Marine Park
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    If you want to relax with your family, away from the chaos and monotonous life of the city, in a serene climate where everything is beautiful and inundated with unclaimed nature, then you should definitely consider Pulau Payar Marine Park in Langkawi. The park is a collection of smaller islands, Palau Payar being the main. What fascinates the tourists is the world which lies underwater. Lovely sea fishes, corals, and other sea animals can be observed from the marine park.



    Highlights: Enjoy the beauty of nature underwater via the undersea marine chambers; if you want to learn a new sport then there are aplenty opportunities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, wakeboarding and lot more. Everything is taught under professional guidance. Learn Scuba Diving and other diving course with certification.

    How to reach: Palau Payar is 30 km from Langkawi Island and can be reached by Catamaran or Speed boat.

    Best Season: November to April


  • 65 The Kinta Riverfront Walk.

    The Kinta Riverfront Walk.
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    There’s nothing more alluring than walking by a river front site, enfolded in lustrous greenery. The Kinta Front Walk is meant for night, when the sun has set. The trees are lighted with 1000s of colourful Neon lights casting a luminous kaleidoscopic glow around the place. It is a must visit for romantic partners. One side of the river casts a shade of meteors as the canopies are lighted with white and sapphire bulbs and the other bank is lighted with colourful showers. The river can be crossed by the Black bridge.

    Highlights: Pallong Tin mining gallery museum that depicts the artefacts and pictures of tin mining custom, the original business of the city; varieties of food stalls, cafés, rental cycle shops, portrait centres etc.

    Location: Jalang Lim Bo Sen,

    Ipoh Price: N/A

    Opens at: Everyday

    Best Season: Except for rainy season, any season is perfect


  • 66 Kwan Yin Tong Temple

    Kwan Yin Tong Temple
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    The limestone hill at Gunung Rapat has a large number of cave temples including the Kwan Yin Tong temple. The temple houses about seventy five Kwan Yin statues. Kwan Yin is considered as the Goddess of Mercy. Located amidst the picturesque landscape, the temple also has a huge mural depicting the Buddha under the Bodhi tree. There is an area where the visitors can leave messages and many wish granting areas too. The temple complex has a lot to explore including a gigantic chess set, statues of eighteen arhats and animals. A trek uphill will provide you a great view of the surrounding limestone hills.

     Highlights:
    There are a large number of golden Buddha statues of all sizes. When the natural sunlight falls on them, they shine and shimmer providing a majestic view.

     Location: The temple is located at the side of a limestone hill at Gunung Rapat.

    Timing: N/A

    Price: N/A


  • 67 Ling Sen Tong Temple

    Ling Sen Tong Temple
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    Located at the bottom of a limestone hill in Ipoh, Ling Sen Tong temple is a magnificent Taoist cave temple. Decorated with various statues of deities, animals and other Chinese folklore characters amidst the stalagmites and stalactites, this temple boasts of a majestic structure. It has a number of praying alters scattered all over the temple complex. On the main front roof of the temple, you can see the statues of four heavenly kings. The whole temple complex exudes an aura of serenity and devotion.



     Highlights: Follow the path that leads you to a picturesque garden with a beautiful pond at the centre. Beautiful and majestic dragons adorn the temple. From the top of the roof you can enjoy the   surrounding beauty.

     Location: The temple is located on the southern edge of Ipoh near Nam Thean Tong and Sam Poh Tong.

     Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

      Price: N/A


  • 68 D.R. Seenivasagam Park

    If you want to spend a with your family in a fresh and tranquil environment surrounded by the lush greenery and enjoying recreational facilities throughout the day, there is no place better than the D.R. Seenivasagam Park. Named after a well known politician, the park was built in 1960. The park consists of bike park, nursery, children play area, Japanese Zen garden, lake, beautiful shelters for picnic and the renowned Ipoh tree. There are several other amusement and recreational facility in the park which you can enjoy with your family.


    Highlights: The Japanese Zen Garden is one of the important features of the park with an artificial carp pond. You can also try bike riding at the bike part. If you do not have your own bike, you can rent bikes at a nominal rate.

     Location: The Park is located in the centre of Ipoh city.

    Timing: N/A

    Price: N/A



  • 69 Pulau Jerejak / Jerejak Island

    Pulau Jerejak / Jerejak Island
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    Pulau Jerejak / Jerejak Island is a short ferry ride from Bayan Lepas. It was the main leper asylum for the Straits Settlements, quarantine station and penal colony. Today, the development of Jerejak remains riddled with controversies as concerns rise for the removal of the island’s historical remains and heritage and the impact of new developments on the fragile eco system of the island.

    Location: The 362 hectare island is situated at the south-eastern tip of Penang, Malaysia. A short ferry ride can be taken from Bayan Lepas to reach here.

    Highlights: Conversion of Jerejak into a resort was planned since 2000. The island is merely ten minutes away from the hustling Penang Island. Transportation is simple with ferry rides available.

    Best time: The green island can be explored at any time during the year and a three days stay at the place will leave you with a wonderful experience.

    Price: Cost includes ferry rides and accommodation only.



  • 70 Fort Cornwallis

    Fort Cornwallis
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    Fort Cornwallis is tagged as the largest standing fort in the region of Penang and even in Malaysia. This fort is basically a star-shaped bastion which holds superb architecture. Fort Cornwallis was built in 1786 as a defensive structure against the pirates. This fort was rebuilt with bricks and stones to give a stronger foundation. The location of Fort Cornwallis is quite amusing which makes it an attractive tourist spot.

    Location: Fort Cornwallis is located on the Northeastern coast of Penang Island, Malaysia.



    Highlights: The interior of Fort Cornwallis is very unique. A bronze statue of Captain Francis Light is present at the main entrance. One can explore prison cells, storage areas and barracks. There are numerous bronze cannons which are still preserved in the best of forms.

    Best Time: This fort can be visited on any day between 09:00- 18:30.

    Price: The ticket price is RM20 for Adults and RM 10 for kids.




  • 71 Kek Lok Si Temple

    Kek Lok Si Temple
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    The Malaysian island of Penang is famous for some interesting marvels. KekLok Si Temple is situated in Air Itam and has a sea facing location. This Buddhist temple is considered to be the largest religious structure in Malaysia. There are around 10,000 statues of Buddha present in this temple. This landmark is one of the top visited places of Penang.




    Location: KekLok Si Temple is situated 3 km away from the Penang Hill Station.

    Highlights: Since this temple is built at the foot of Air Itam Mountain, it offers a lovely scenic view. There are number of shops available in the vicinity that offers a variety of souvenirs. The best part about KekLok Si Temple is its architecture that is quite amusing. There are flower gardens and fish ponds in the temple complex that makes this area serene.

    Best Time: The best time to visit the temple is during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

    Price: 2 MYR.


  • 72 Escape adventure play Theme park

    Escape adventure play Theme park
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    Escape Adventure play is one of the finest theme parks in Malaysia. This wonderful amusement park was opened for the public on 7th November, 2012. Its Escape Water play has been recently launched and consists of superb water rides. The whole area is filled with interesting adventurous activities that would suit the preference of adults as well as kids.



    Highlights: Monkey Business, Flying Lemur, Kite Flyer and Tubby Racer are some of the popular activities in this Adventure Park. Monkey School and Tot’s Trail are the preferred locations for kids. There are numerous eating joints and recreational centres in the area that makes it a fun experience.

    Location: Escape Adventureplay Theme Park is situated in Teluk Bahana an area in Penang, Malaysia. People can access the bus service Penang 101 & 102 for reaching this location.

    Best Time: 9am- 6pm on Tuesday to Sunday. It is closed on Monday.

    Price: The ticket prices vary for families, school groups and corporates.


  • 73 Taman Negara

    Taman Negara
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    One of the most adventurous and toughest activities in Taman Negara is trekking to Gunung Tahan. It is one of the best and most suitable activities for mentally and physically fit individuals.

    Highlights:
    The Taman Negara‘s hiking trail is regarded as one of the most tough and challenging trek route of Malaysia. For anyone who has enough courage to ascend and descent the mountains, camp for a few nights in the jungle, cross the rivers and undertake long distance trekking, this is going to be the best hiking experience you’ll ever encounter in your life span. Here you have a few optional routes to reach the Gunung Tahan. Ever since 1999, this route is open for general public. This route is getting really popular amongst the climbers these days.

    Location: This classic trail is located about 53 km from Kuala Lumpur.

    Timings: Can be hiked any time of the year.

    Price: Depending upon the trail undertaken the Price is variable.
    Sungai Relau – Gunung Tahan – Sungai Relau: From 225.00/pax.
    Sungai Relau - Gunung Tahan - Kuala Tahan: From 235.00/pax


  • 74 Movie Animation Park Studios

    Movie Animation Park Studios
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    Movie Animation Park Studios is the First Animation Theme Park of Asia which was built at a Price of RM 520. It is sited as the most entertaining and exciting destination for people irrespective of the age group.

    Highlights:
    With 6 thematic zones and 40 attractions, Movie Animation Park Studios is an indoor park. It is fully air conditioned or under covered, thereby shielding the guests from the hot, humid and wet weather of Malaysia. The park features the Malaysia’s tallest drop tower along with a thrilling and a fun packed live car stunt show. There are also a number of beverage and food stalls and retail outlets spread across the 52 acre site. One significant highlight of the park is the appearance of Smurfs. Smurfs have been around for past 57 years and will be a part of the Movie Animation Park Studios in the merchandising, shows and Priceumes characters.

    Location: Movie Animation Park Studios is located at 3, Jalan Meru Impian 4, Halaman Meru Impian, 30020 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

    Price:
    Adult: RM 155.00
    Child: RM 125.00

    Timings:
    Weekdays: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    On weekends as well as public holidays: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
    The park remains closed on Wednesday.


  • 75 Rebak Island

    Rebak Island
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    When you make your way to the Langkawi Island, you can come across a number of outlying islets. Measuring some 390 acres, Rebak Island is just a short boat ride away. It is one of the most exquisite international hotel chain, Vivanta by Taj, part of the Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces. There is nothing much to do or see on these shores besides the soaking in the surf or sunbathing. So, for those who enjoy sightseeigs, you can take the boat back to the mainland and visit the Langkawi Island’s more popular beaches including the Pantai Tengah, Pantai Kok and Pantai Cenang.

    Highlights: The Rebak Island is an incredibly calm and secluded place that makes for a perfect romantic gateway. It has an exceptionally beautiful marina and is the only fully equipped marina in the entire country.

    Best Time: Open daily so you can visit the beach anytime of the day.



  • 76 Pantai Cenang Beach

    Pantai Cenang Beach
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    Pantai Cenang Beach is said to be the busiest beach town on Langkawi Island. It has a range of cafes and restaurants, as well as souvenir shops, and duty-free outlets placed significantly along the picturesque beach strip. Ideal for the locals, expats, backpackers as well as the foreign tourists since there are a number of budget hotels, high end resorts and chalets along with magnificent views of the Andaman Sea

    Location: The beach is just a 10-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport.

    Highlights: Pantai Cenang Beach is an exceptionally popular holiday destination for families. It has some of the best kid-friendly attractions such as Underwater World Langkawi, Rice Garden Museum, and Kiki Club at Meritus Pelangi Resort & Spa. Courtesy its clear waters as well as the white sands, the beach is also a great place for sunbathing. You can also practice water sports such as jet skiing and parasailing.

    Best Time: Open daily



  • 77 Funtasy House Trick Art

    Funtasy House Trick Art
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    Funtasy House is an amazing trick art gallery in Ipoh, featuring a number of 3D murals and drawings. The gallery was opened in November 2015 and consists of twenty 3D exhibits to create visual illusion for fun and fantasy. The gallery is still a work in progress but draws a lot of visitors. The gallery is designed by nine artists who collaborated together to bring to life these amazing trick arts. There are friendly guides who will take you through each exhibit and help you in clicking your photos.

    Highlights: A great place to enjoy with your family and friends and to click a lot of photographs to post on your social networking sites.

    Location: The Trick Art Gallery is located at the centre of Old Town at Jalan Pasar.

    Timing: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

    Price: RM 19 for adults and RM 10 for children and senior citizens.


  • 78 Penang Floating Mosque

    Penang Floating Mosque
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    The floating mosque, as it is commonly known as, derives its name from the fact that it is the first mosque to be built directly in the ocean water. Otherwise, it is known as Masjid Terapun Pulau Pinang. The mosque was constructed back in the year 2005.

    Location: The floating mosque is located at Tanjung Bungah in Penang, Malaysia.

    Highlights: There is nothing peculiar about visiting this mosque except the usual strictness regarding clothing and separate worship area for men and women. Women can avail robes which are available at the mosque to cover themselves as per the rules. As a tourist, there is no restriction at clicking snaps outside the mosque.

    Best time: If you visit the mosque around 3-4 pm, you will find yourself in between the prayer time. Tourists are most welcome at the mosque at any time.

    Price: Entry to the mosque is free of cost.



  • 79 Penang Botanic Garden

    Penang Botanic Garden
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    The Penang Botanic Gardens commonly popular as the ‘Waterfall Gardens’, is a public park which derives its epithet from cascading waterfalls situated near the park. Established in the year 1884, the original gardens came from an old quarry site.

    Highlights: The bright green foliage of leaves on the tress and shaded spots falling in between the walking tracks under the blue sky create the ideal scenic view. A variety of trees and flowers meet the eye while the fresh stream of water flowing from the waterfall winds along the garden. Be wary of monkeys who are famous for snatching bags of the visitors.


     
    Location: The Park is situated on Jalan Air Terjun in George Town, Malaysia.

    Best time: To relish the tranquil environment of the park, you can visit anytime in the morning and evening if you want to avoid the heat.

    Price: Entry to the park is free of cost.




  • 80 Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

    Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
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    The Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion has received several awards for heritage conservation and best Malaysian travel. It has a history that goes back to several years and is known for its alluring highlights.

    Location: The Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is located at 14 Leith Street in 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.



    Highlights: The outer walls of the mansion are painted in a stark indigo blue colour that makes it a very distinctive building in the locality. This nineteenth century building is composed of thirty eight rooms, five granite paved courtyards, seven stair cases and several vernacular timbre louver windows. Chinese cut work and porcelain work are the major marvels of this mansion.

    Best time: Daily guided tours take the visitors on a journey of the history of this mansion. You can visit any time for this.

    Price: It will cost you RM 17 to take a stroll inside this beautiful mansion.




  • 81 Penang Interactive Museum

    Penang Interactive Museum
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    Penang Interactive Museum is one interesting place which should be visited by every tourist. This particular landmark is special as it has everything related to Penang. One can gather information related to the famous personalities along with the Malaysian culture and cuisines. This museum is rich in offering a large variety of paintings and interactive art pieces which would surely stun the audience.



    Location: The exact location of Penang Interactive Museum is in George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

    Highlights: Penang Interactive Museum is a unique destination that has a 20-foot long handmade jetty waterfront. Moreover, the visitors can even check out interactive kiosks which are very impressive.
      
    Best Time: The museum is open throughout the year for the public. The best time to visit Penang Interactive Museum is during the day time.

    Price
    : The visitors need to make a reservation in order to experience the beauty of this place.


  • 82 Penang Hill Loop

    Penang Hill Loop
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    Penang Hill Loop is one of the most reputed names in the trekking industry in Malaysia. There are many routes in which one can undertake this trip. One of the famous entrances is through Botanical Gardens. There is also a train that goes up and down the hill here.

    Highlights – The paths along the trail routes of this mountain were laid in as early as 1825 and this is proof enough to show that Penang Hill is one of the sturdiest trekking routes in Malaysia in the recent times. Apart from sinking in the natural beauty of these trails, you can find a temple, mosque, bird park, food stalls selling local delicacies and many more sights as you go up the hill.

    Facts – Western Hill is the highest peak in Penang Hill at a height of 2731feet above sea level. It takes about 5 hours to complete this route.

    Timings – December to February.

    Fee – No permit charges apply.



  • 83 A'Famosa Theme Park

    A'Famosa Theme Park
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    Looking to rush to a water park during the harsh summers? A’Famosa Theme Park is the place where you have to head to, with your families and friends and splash away to glory to beat the scorching heat.



    Highlights
    – This is believed to the biggest theme park in Malaysia and contains a lot of entertaining game pool and water slides that provide you highly thrilling experiences of your lifetime. If you are tired of playing water games, you can relax at the white sands here and enjoy some serene blissful moments.

    Location –
    Simpang Ampat, Malacca. Activities – Arabian Villages, Kids’ Adventure Play Pool, Sandy Beach, Lazy River, Wave Pool, Inner Tube Slides, Family Raft Drive, High Speed Slides, Body Slides, Splash and many more.

    Price –
    Water Park plus lunch rates are RM43 and RM 38 for adults and kids respectively on weekdays; it is RM49 and RM43 for adults and kids respectively on weekends.

    Timings –
    11AM to 7PM (Monday to Friday) and 9AM to 7PM (Weekends, School & Public Holidays).


  • 84 Tanjung Rhu beach

    Tanjung Rhu beach
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    One of the beautiful island beaches in Langkawi, Tanjung Rhu is known for its crystal clear water and white sands. This is a delight for tourists who love to come here for a vacation with their friends and families.

    Highlights – Wildlife lovers are in for a treat as this beach can be accessed only after passing through dense forests. The flora and fauna at this place are simply exotic and rare, giving you lots of busy moments with your camera. This beach is completely secluded; therefore it offers tourists a great deal of privacy. Limestone cliffs are found in most of the places in the borders of this island. Due to its unexplored character, this beach has pollution-free air and waters, a rarity in a hot island destination like Malaysia. Do not miss boat cruises to explore the mangrove forests here.

    Location – Next to Patai Pasir Hitam, Langkawi.

    Timings – Can be visited any time during the year.

    Price – No permit fee to enter this beach.


  • 85 Cenang Beach

    Cenang Beach
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    Turquoise blue waters, white sandy beaches and a host of local and international tourists, Cenang Beach in the scenic Langkawi Island, is one of the busy beaches in Malaysia. There are lots of resorts here in various ranges to suit the travellers.

    Highlights – This is one of the upmarket beaches in Malaysia as you will find tourists from Asia and abroad in large numbers, especially during weekends and school holidays. Apt for water sports activities like swimming, parasailing, jet skiing, para-motoring, banana rides etc. To cater to the tourists, many foods stalls are put up all over the shores. While swimming, watch out for jellyfishes.

     Location - Langkawi.

    Timings – Beach can be visited all through the year.

    Price – depends on the activity of your choice.


  • 86 Pantai Kok Beach

    Pantai Kok Beach
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    Pantai Kok Beach is a home to some of the most high end and upscale resorts such as the Sheraton and Tanjung Sanctuary. Beautiful with clear waters and clean sands it is definitely a great tourist attraction. It is peaceful and calm, making it a popular spot for young couples.

    Highlights: Lined with an exquisite modern marina it is further surrounded by verdant jungle and the front of it is a beautiful bay surrounded by limestone hills. It is a home to a string of shops, restaurants and bars. Besides this, there is a post office, petrol station and a bank for your easy access. Besides this, there are several other recreational attractions such as the cable-car ride to the peak of Mat Cincang Mountain and the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls.

    Location: Situated on the western part of the island it is about 12km north of Pantai Cenang.

    Best Time: Those who enjoy quieter holiday destination, this is the place to be. Open Daily.



  • 87 Sabah State Museum

    Sabah State Museum
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    The Sabah State Museum is located in the same place where, once, the British North Borneo Governor’s Istana was situated. Built in the year 1985, the museum consists of the Main Building, Science and Education Center, Heritage Village, Sabah Art Gallery and the Museum of Islamic Civilization. The inside of the museum is loaded with many galleries, which include the Natural history, Ceramics, Ethnography and the exhibits of Archaeology. If you love experiencing traditional things, there is a heritage village on the grounds of Museum, which allows you to enter and behold the different vintage and traditional houses of various unique groups from Sabah. The place also organizes the timely cultural activities.


    How to reach: You can take the Bus No. 13 from the main City Hall and the ticket will cost you around 1 MYR per person only.

    Price: The entry fees to the museum is approximately 15 MYR per person.

    Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM



  • 88 Pulau Aman Beach

    Pulau Aman Beach
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    Breath in the fresh air of the sea by exploring this exciting beach in Palau Aman in Penang.This place offers a picturesque beauty of the  fishing village. The village has a mere population of around 300 people. If you love exploring new sights than this is the best place for you. They have  a lot of sightseeing places like Telaga Emas (Well of Gold).

     

    Highlight: If you are searching in, for some serene place than this is the best place for you. The clear blue brilliant sky in contrast with the lush green jungle around the village is the best thing about this place. The water is absolutely suitable for fishing and kayaking adventure. If you love challenges then you can try jungle trekking as well. Another thing that you will love about this place is the seafood which is freshly served.

     Best Season: May- October

     Location: Coast of Bukit Tambun,Mainland Penang 



  • 89 Monkey Beach

    Monkey Beach
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    There is no doubt that nothing can make your vacation more exciting then crystal blue water and clear white sands. Now add it with some adventurous activities like snorkelling and swimming, Perfect isn’t it? Monkey beach in the northwest corner of the Penang Beach is the perfect getaway for you and your family. The amazing landscapes makes you feel more better than ever before.

     

     Highlights:  Monkey Beach is best known for its fishing sites. This place is filled with varieties of fauna like flying squirrels, lemurs, fruit bats,otters and white bellied sea eagles. Another interesting thing  about this place is that one can go for a two hours hike from here.

     Best Season: All months

     Location: Northwest corner of the Penang Beach

     



  • 90 Pasir Panjang Beach

    Pasir Panjang Beach
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    Tired of the daily monotonous life then pack your bags and be off to Pasir Panjang in Balik Pulao on the southwest of Penang hills which offers a breathtaking view of its amazing landscapes. This place is the perfect getaway for you and your family where you can have some fun time swimming and basking in the sun.

     

    Highlights: If you love adventure and fun then this is definitely the place for you as you can go for jungle trekking as there are plenty of wooden paths and winding trails leading to the hills.You can also go for a 30 minutes sidewalk towards Pulao Betong Village.

     Best Season: May to October

     Location: Southwestern tip of Penang Island, facing the Straits of Malacca.

     

     



  • 91 Gertak Sanggul Beach

    Gertak Sanggul Beach
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    If you love fishing and sandy beaches than Gertak Sanggul is definitely the place you should visit. This beach is famous as the fishing village and its romantic surroundings which offers breathtaking views. This beach is the home to white sands and swaying coconut trees.

     

    Highlights:If you want to have a delicious meal than have a taste of their seafood which is served fresh after fishing from the sea. This place is best for fishing and you can also enjoy the view of the fisherman on their fishing boats bobbing in the waves.

     Best Season: November to January

     Location: Southwest coast of Penang Island, 15 minutes drive from Bayan Lepus by Bus.



  • 92 Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market

    Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market is a night market organized in the Ayer Hangat every Friday night. The market usually starts in the afternoon or early evening and is extremely local. This market has a little bit of everything. So, if you wish to browse the local side of Langkawi over the touristy side, this is the place to go.

    Highlights: Food is the highlight of the place since it is exceptionally delicious. Nasi Kerabu is one of the most popular dishes here.

    Location: Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market is located in close proximity to the Tanjung Rhu Beach, on Jalan Tanjung Rhu.

    Food prices: Food is budget friendly and the street food prices prevail. The nasi kerabu will cost you about 5 MYR ($1.37)

    Best Time: The market starts at about 5 pm on Friday and goes on till late in the night.



  • 93 Taman Lagenda Langkawi

    Taman Lagenda Langkawi
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    Taman Lagenda Langkawi is an artistically beautiful landscaped folklore-themed park. Commenced in 1996, this open-air ‘garden museum’ has the Kuah waterfront as well as several colourful statues. Spread all across the park, these statues have signboards in English that presents the details of myths that are associated with every specific sculpture.

    Highlights: Taman Lagenda Langkawi is a 50-hectare compound with a total of about 17 colourful sculptures that bring forth legends including legends of heroic giants, mythical birds, evil ogres and beautiful princesses. It also has four manmade lakes and a narrow strip of beach with walking trails for the joggers.

    Location: Taman Lagenda Langkawi is situated besides the Kuah jetty and is about 400m from the jetty. It is located within the walking distance of several of the island’s duty-free stores in Kuah. Here you can get chocolates and alcohol at good bargains.

    Price Range: Free

    Best Time: Daily, 9am to 7pm



  • 94 Natural Salt Water Jacuzzi, Air Hangat Village

    Natural Salt Water Jacuzzi, Air Hangat Village
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    Ayer Hanghat Village is a multifaceted set in the north of Kuah Town. But what makes it world famous is its three tier natural salt water hot spring wells (one of the three in the world). In the past, it was just a hot salt water spring for the tourists; now the management has actually converted it into a recreational center, with Jacuzzis, fountains and small ponds filled with pumped natural spring water. There is nothing more enriching than embracing the raw nature; hence this place is must for all tourists.



    Highlights: Submerge yourself in a beautiful experience; relax and rejuvenate your mind and body in Air Hangat Village. The place also entertains the tourists with cultural shows, gift and souvenir shops, Malaysian dance and Batik painting.

    Location: Jalan Air Hanghat

    Price: Free Best Season: All year long

    Timings: 9 am to 6 pm (last entry 5 pm)


  • 95 Temples

    Temples
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    Temples are aplenty in ipoh. Ipoh’s Cave Temples are one of the prime tourist spots. They convey the cultural background of Malaysia and depict their traditional customs. There are four major cave temples in the city namely Kek Lok Tong, Perak Tong, Sam Poh tong and Ling Sen Tong.



    Highlights: The kek Lok Tong is the newest among all and is unique from the others because of its golden statues and tiny ponds strewn around the caves. One of the greatest temples is the Perak Tong, built by a Chinese Monk in 1926. There are 40 Buddha statues inside the temple, one of which is scaling up to 12.8 metre high. Try desserts, and white coffee which is a speciality of Malay at the temple stalls.

    Location: Ipoh

    Hours: Everyday between 9 amd to 6 pm

    Price: starts at 1.5 RM


  • 96 Gua Tempurung

    Gua Tempurung
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    The Gua Tempurung cave is one of the attractions that let tourists dive into the deeper and darker mysteries of the past. Covering a total length of about 4.5 Km, the cave is one of the longest in Malaysian Peninsula. Here you can find three huge chambers as well as magnificent structures of stalagmites and stalactites.

      Other attractions include the underground stream and waterfalls. Made of five large and very ancient dooms, it is an astonishing exhibit of beautiful natural rock formations.


     

     Highlights: The four tours namely, Golden Flowstone, Top of The World, Top of The World & Short River Adventure and Grand Tour. Each of these tours has specific requirements, so make sure that   you  have prepared for them well in advance.

     Location: The cave is located in Gopeng and is 24 Km from Ipoh.

     Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm

      Price: Fees depends upon the type of tour.


  • 97 Geological Museum

    Geological Museum
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    Established in 1957, the Geological Museum in Ipoh has exhibits which display more than six hundred mineral and 150 rock specimens and more than two hundred gemstones. The museum also has exhibits to display more than 200 fossils. Spread across an area of 343 square meters, the museum is neatly divided in 7 different zones, which covers the history as well as the geological heritages of the country.

     The first zone has displays related to the history of the museum and earth as well as murals depicting geological structures. Going ahead you can see amazing displays of dinosaur fossils, crystals and minerals. You will also find exhibits showcasing mining activities.

     

     Highlights: You can get a tour guide who can take you through each zones and inform you about each and every specimen and exhibits in detail.

     Location: Along Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah.

    Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm

     Price: N/A


  • 98 Lost world of Tambun

    Lost world of Tambun
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    If you are looking for a wholesome family adventure and thrill experience, a visit to the Lost World of Tambun is a must. Surrounded by picturesque landscape and full of enthralling rides and other attractions, this theme park provides complete travel package to the tourists. The park consists of a water park, tiger valley, amusement park, Lost World Petting Zoo and Lost World Hot Springs. Located close to the park is The Lost World Hotel, which offers you luxury accommodation.



    Highlights: Enjoy at the River and Beach Garden at the water park featuring high rising twin waterfalls and Jungle Wave Bay. Another highlight is The Lost World Hot Spring & Spa where the pool draws water from the natural sources.

    Location: The Park is located at the centre of Ipoh and is 20 minutes drive away from Ipoh Railway Station.

    Timing: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm

    Price: 42 MYR


  • 99 KeK Lok Tong Cave Temple

    KeK Lok Tong Cave Temple
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    An attractive tourist spot in Ipoh is the Kek Lok Cave Temple which sits elegantly on a picturesque site that stretches to 12 acres. It has almost a century’s history of worship. The temple resides in a vast cave with interesting limestone structures. At the heart of the temple is an altar with a number of Buddhist figures and figures of Chinese pantheon deities. The cave was a part of a mining site and you can still see iron within the limestone. The landscape also features a jogging path around two beautiful lakes.

     

    Highlights: Inside the temple, go to the Zen Garden, a place of amazing view and tranquillity. Take a walk on the reflexology footpath, which is one of the longest in the city.

     Location: The temple is located 5 Km from south of Ipoh, within the area of Gunung Rapat.

     Timing: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm

     Price: N/A


  • 100 Ipoh World

    Ipoh World
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    If you are travelling to Ipoh and want to better understand the town its heritage and its social history, there is no better starting place other than the Ipoh World. A not for profit organization started in 2004, Ipoh World aims to promote the rich heritage of Perek, keeping the Ipoh and Kinta Valley at the centre.

    Since its inception, the organization has produced and ran a number of exhibitions to promote awareness the rich legacy. Their first public exhibition was titled “The Story of Ipoh: From Feet to Flight”, in the year 2006.



    Highlights: Book a special tour to Han Chin Pet Soo Museum, which tells in great details about the life of Hakka miners, who migrated from China to Ipoh. The exhibition provides useful information about the life of early Chinese people in Ipoh.

    Location: The Ipoh World is located at Jalan Bijeh Timah.


  • 101 Mengkuang Dam

    Mengkuang Dam
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    The Mengkuang Dam is the second dam to be built in Penang after the Ayer Itam Dam. It was opened officially in the year 1985. The dam has been constructed with dimensions that make it the largest in Penang.

    Location: The Mengkuang Dam is situated to the north east of Butterworth in Malaysia.

    Highlights: The Mengkaung reservoir has ten times the capacity of the Air Itam dam. It has remained closed for the public since 2011 and is due to open again on 31st July 2016. Recreational activities are offered by the park near the dam area. The dam also acts as the venue for the annual Penang International Dragon Boat Festival which is a fiesta of colours and noise.

    Best time: A visit to the dam is best enjoyed during a pleasant weather, when one can easily enjoy at the park.

    Price: Entry is free to the Mengkuang Dam.



  • 102 Kapitan Keling Mosque

    Kapitan Keling Mosque
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    The Kapitan Keling Mosque was built back in the nineteenth century. It is a prominent Islamic historic centre and a part of the World Heritage site of George Town. It is also the first permanent Muslim institution that was established in the area.

    Location: The mosque is situated at the corner of Lebuh Buckingham at the Pitt Street. It lies in the centre of the Tamil Muslim neighbourhood of the city.


     
    Highlights: The terms ‘Keling’ and ‘Kapitan’ are representative of the Indian community and its people. The mosque has undergone several enlargement renovations. Geometric designs decorate the façade of the building and the interior aisles are formed of horseshoe arches which are crowned with King Edward’s plagues. The ochre yellow exteriors are in contrast to the white marble floors in the interior.

    Best time: Being a mosque, it is open to all during its hours of operation.

    Price: Entry is free.




  • 103 Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram

    Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram
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    Penang is famous for its temples and one such amazing landmark is Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram. It was built in 1845 and is among the list of top visited places in this region. Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram has a yellow-and-blue colour which makes this structure appear unique. Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is also known as Wat Buppharam. The main attraction of this temple is the presence of a reclining Buddha image which is 108-ft long.

    Location: Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is situated in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.


     
    Highlight: Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is situated close to the Dharmmikarama Temple. The tourists would surely be amazed looking at the lovely sight of Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram due to the presence of mural-painted walls and gold pagodas. This Thai temple has sharp-eaved roofs which add on to the structures architecture.

    Best Time: The temple is open for visitors daily between 10:00- 18:00.

    Price: There is no fee to visit the temple.




  • 104 Penang Hill Train

    Penang Hill Train
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     The Penang Hill Train or Penang Hill Funicular Railway is a rail service that helps people travel to the top of the Penang Hill that holds a marvelous scenic beauty. The Funicular Railway was remodeled and re-opened in 2011.



    Highlights: Rapid Penang bus 204 is the only bus service that takes people to the Penang Railway Station. This bus service starts from Penang Jetty and crosses Esplanade to reach KOMTAR bus station and at last Penang Hill. During this route the tourists can also view the big temple at Kek Lok Si.

    Location: Penang Hill Train is situated in Air Itam, Penang Island. There is a walking route of 5 Km which starts from Botanical Gardens and reaches the top of the Penang Hill.

    Best Time: First train at 6:30am, while the last train at 11:00 pm on all days.

    Price: Adult- 3RM, Children- 3RM and different prices for students and senior citizens.


  • 105 Escape Theme Park Penang

    Escape Theme Park Penang
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    In this fast paced world today, there is a big dearth of natural surroundings for kids to play around. This is where Escape Theme Park, Penang comes as a refreshing surprise for you. Replete with many fun and exciting rides in a natural setting for adults and kids, Escape Theme Park promises you unlimited fun and excitement.



    Highlights
    – Rides in a natural setting, winner of “Certificate of Excellence” from Tripadvisor for 2014 & 2015. Provides ultimate safety to kids and protects environment.

    Location
    – Teluk Bahang, Malaysia.

    Activities
    – Atan’s Leap, Monkey Business, Go Ape, Gecko Tower, Tubby Racer, Zoom Bug, Foxy Burrow, Tots Trail, Discovery Dig Tunnel, Greenie Program, Learning House, Serambi etc.

    Price
    – RM50 for kids aged between 4 and 12, RM72 for kids aged between 13 and 60, free for senior citizens and kids aged below 3 years.

    Timings
    – 9AM to 6PM from Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays, except on public holidays.


  • 106 Pantai Tengah Beach

    Pantai Tengah Beach
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    The Pantai Tengah Beach is the longest stretch of the beach in the Langkawi. Popular amoungst the young families, the beach has a few basic chalets as well as a few big all-inclusive resorts.

    Location: Pantai Tengah Beach is located just near the southern road bend of Pantai Cenang. It is believed to be the continuation of the much popular Pantai Cenang.

    Highlights: If the truth be told, there is not much of sightseeing here but that of course is a case with most of the islands here in Langkawi. Despite that, it is a great place to unwind and relax. Spas are in abundance here and you can actually find a tour operator who’ll guide you across the island. Shopping outlets may be sparse but the nightlife scene is something that speaks of the vibrancy of the place.

    Best Time: Open daily but definitely a must visit during the night hours.



  • 107 Pantai Kerachut Beach

    Pantai Kerachut Beach
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    Ever wondered how the  baby turtles crawl out of their shells in the quartz veins and igneous rocks. Then pack your bags and leave for this wonderful Pantai Kerachut located in Penang National Park. Along with its breathtaking landscape, this beach serves as the nesting ground for the green turtle, olive ridley turtle and hawksbill turtle. This is one of the most popular beaches in Penang.For nature lovers this place is the best as you can have a view of the monitor lizards, crabs, stork-billed kingfishers and mouse deers.

     

     Highlights:  If you are planning to enjoy your weekend in the serene atmosphere than this beach is the perfect getaway for you and your friends as you can enjoy basking in the sun in the white sand of  the beach.Pantai Kerachut is said to be the home to one of the  four meromictic lakes in Asia which is a combination of freshwater and seawater

     Best Season: November to February.

     Location: Pantai Kerachut, Penang National Park.

     



  • 108 Underwater World Langkawi

    Underwater World Langkawi
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    Langkawi’s underwater world is one of the beautiful aquariums in the whole of Asia and is the largest marine freshwater aquaria in South East Asia. It was incorporated in the year 1995 and since then, it has been growing popularity. Today, it is not only referred to as a marine world entertainment, but rather, people come here as a form of education and knowledge tour.



    Highlights: There are 10 free attractions included in the aquarium for the tourists namely: The tropical forest, Freshwater, Marine life, Temperate, African penguins and more. You can also feed African Penguins, Rockopper Penguins, Furseals and Tunnel Tank in the Aquarium. The best way to get connected with nature, understand the underwater life and realize their importance in the eco system - That’s all about Langkawi Underwater World.

    Location: Zon Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

    Price: Starts from $10

    Best Season: Throughout the year

    Timings: 10 am to 6pm


  • 109 Art of Oldtown

    Art of Oldtown
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    Ipoh is a town of history and heritage. To celebrate this history and heritage, Oldtown White Coffee, a premiere white coffee manufacturer in Malaysia has collaborated with the celebrated Lithuanian street artist Ernest Zacharevic to paint eight art murals on the walls located in the vicinity of the centre of Ipoh, most lovingly known as the Old Town. You can cover the eight murals by taking a half hour walking tour around the streets. OldTown White Coffee also provides an official map, where you can find the details of all the murals.



     Highlights: Enjoy the quaint beauty of Old Town and learn more about the heritage and history of the place while taking a walking tour to discover all the murals.

     Location: The murals can be found on taking the Jalan Dato Maharajalela, Jalan Tun Sambathan, Jalan Panglima, Jalan Bijeh Timah and Jalan Bandar Timah roads.

     Timing: N/A

     Price: N/A


  • 110 Penang Khoo Khongsi

    Penang Khoo Khongsi
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    You can call Penang Khoo Khongsi as the largest clan temple in the country. This monument was built to mark the dominance of Chinese in Penang. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions. The architecture of this temple is mind blowing which has retained its beauty till date.

    Location: Penang Khoo Khongsi is located in the oldest part of Georgetown, Penang.



    Highlights: The temple has different sections which are decorated in interesting ways. There is an association building along with a traditional theatre which is attached to the temple. The main entrance of Penang Khoo Khongsi is very vibrant. The hallway consists of ancient monuments which are wonderfully carved.

    Best Time: Penang Khoo Khongsi opens daily. The visitors and tourists can visit the temple between 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.

    Price: The entry ticket for adults is RM 10 and the entry fee for children is RM 1.




  • 111 Batu Ferringhi Beach

    Batu Ferringhi Beach
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    Batu Ferringhi is a popular town in Penang. The reason for its popularity is due to its seaside location. This region is popular for its classic hotels and tourist resorts. Golden Sands Resort and Shangri-La’s Sayang Resort & Spa have supreme facilities for the visitors. The sandy beaches are the main attraction of Batu Ferringhi. The tourists can access a number of beach sports and water sports in this region.



    Location: Batu Ferringhi Beach is situated in North-east Penang Island.

    Highlights: The Batu Ferringhi Beach is well known for jet-skiing, parasailing, deep sea fishing and water skiing. The fish spa service in this area is very relaxing. Batu Ferringhi Beach has a wonderful climate that would surely people the visitors mind & soul.

    Best Time: The perfect time to visit this area is in the evening when all activities are available for the visitors.

    Price: There is no visiting charge to enter this beach.


  • 112 Penang National Park Hike

    Penang National Park Hike
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    Need to explore the nature in its pristine form? One surely has to visit Penang National Park which is spread across 2,563 hectares. This national park was officialised in April 2003 and consists of lowland forests, sandy beach habitats and some open coastal seas. The hike trail in this area is counted as the best activity. It mostly starts from Teluk Bahang and covers the hilly terrain that can reach up to a height of 75 metres.



    Highlights: During the hiking session one can visit the fishing village, Pantai Kerachut and even Muka Head which are the prime locations that possess natural marvels.

    Location: This National Park is situated near North-western Penang Island. The park entrance is located at Teluk Bahang which is approx. 30 minutes from Georgetown.

    Best Time: 7:30 am- 6:00 pm on all days.

    Price: One needs to register at the park office where they can access various services like camping, bird watching etc at different prices.


  • 113 Mantanani Island

    Mantanani Island
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    Mantantani Island ( a group of 3 islands) is a paradise for ornithologists as different species of birds come here during the migratory period.

    Highlights – Mantanani Besar, Mantanani Kecil and Lungisan are the 3 islands that make up this group. The beach of this island runs up to 2500m. The island itself is shaped like a knife and provides great opportunities for marine life viewing up to 40m in depth. One of the major beauties of this island is that it is not visited much by tourists. Therefore, you can view the unspoilt beauty of the island in its fullest form when you come here. Do not miss to see the Scops Owl when you come here, as it is the only place in Sabah where you will get this chance.



    Location – Sabah State, north Borneo Island.

     Timings – April to November.

    Price – Activities start from RM20 per person


  • 114 Kapalai Island

    Kapalai Island
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    Located at just about 15km from Sipadan Island, Kapalai Beach is known as one of the best scuba diving destinations in the world. There is only one resort here. The rest of the beach is not inhabited at all. Today, much of the beach has eroded off and only a few sand bars are remaining.

    Highlights – Many years of erosion has reduced Kapalai Island where only a few Malay style wooden chalets are seen. It is not exactly a beach, but a sand bar, on which you can undertake walks during low tides, to feel the water splash all over you. Located on the Ligitan Reef, Kapalai Island excellent diving spots in Mid Reef and The Jetty. Do try out the house reef dives at this island.

    Location – A couple of hours away from Borneo Island and is connected to the more famous Kota Kinabalu by daily flights.

    Timings – April to September.

    Price – Varies as per diving course.


  • 115 Batu Hampar Beach

    Batu Hampar Beach
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    Batu Hampar Beach is a public beach that is filled with rock formations at both the ends. You can find many trees, mangroves and coconut trees here.

    Highlights: Batu Hampar Beach does not have any public facilities like shower or toilets however, since it is exclusively used by the Sheraton hotel guests, they enjoy the access to the hotel amenities including beach chairs, towels, umbrellas and even washrooms located adjacent to the beach. Chairs and umbrellas are also found here.

    Location: Situated in the Pantai Kok area in a place known as the Teluk Nibong. Batu Hampar Beach on the western coastline of Langkawi, lies in front of the hotel Sherataon Langkawi Beach Resort.

    Price: There is no entry fee to go to this beach.

    Best Time: Batu Hampar Beach is a public beach hence you’ll find it open 24 hours of the day.



  • 116 Teluk Bahang Beach

    Teluk Bahang Beach
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    Planning to have some excitement with your family and friends then head out to this gorgeous beach Teluk Bahang  in Penang and enjoy the rocky and the shady surroundings of the beach. This place is the perfect getaway for you as it is a bit isolated from the huge crowds which we usually find in the beaches.

     

     Highlights: If you are a nature lover then this is the best place for you as it is the home of Penang Butterfly Farm. You can enjoy the view of the beautiful landscape and also go on the trekking after  enjoying a sunbath. You can also enjoy the mouthwatering seafood which is served there in the restaurants.

     Best Season: May to October

     Location: North western tip of the Island Penang.

     

     



  • 117 Pulau Kendi Beach

    Pulau Kendi Beach
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    There is nothing more refreshing than swimming in the sea water and enjoying the sunlight on your face. Now, explore this beautiful island Pulau Kendi on the southwestern tip of Penang island. If you love to be a little isolated and enjoy the pristine view of nature than you should definitely visit this beach. The best thing about this beach is that you can have a wonderful swim without the fear of jellyfish.

     

    Highlights: Explore this isolated island and enjoy the steep hills and the dense forest. The most interesting thing about this place is that there are scores of tiny idols hidden at the most secrective crevice, on the steepest slope.This beach is the best for snorkelling.Because of its serene water there are many coral reefs you will find in this beach.

     Best Season: October to March

     Location: Southwestern tip of Penang island, Gertak Sanggul.

     



  • 118 Tanjung Bungah Beach

    Tanjung Bungah Beach
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    Half an hour drive from Georgetown sits this beautiful beachside in the suburb of Tanjung Bungah. Despite being a sleepy fishing village, Tanjung Bungah has become popular among the tourists due it its accessibility from the main and world-class scenic resorts. If you visit Malaysia and want to try the adventure water sports then this place should be on your bucket list as it’s the Mecca of adventure.


     Highlights:  Tourists can explore the famous Tanjung Bungah Market and pay a visit to the Floating mosque. Once can also book a cruise and set on a day expedition to the Blue Whale sighting location.  If you are an adventure junkie then there are lots of adventure lined up for you, there are water sport activity which happens through the year.

     Location: It is located in the suburbs of Penang, in the northeast Penang Island.



  • 119 Dataran Lang (Eagle Square)

    Dataran Lang (Eagle Square)
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    Dataran Lang that is also popular as the Eagle Square is one of the most known manmade attraction in Langkawi. It is a huge sculpture of an eagle poised to take flight. It is said to be the ideal place for those postcard-perfect holiday photos courtesy its fancy miniature fountains, terraces and bridges.

    Location:
    Dataran Lang is located besides the welcoming views of Kuah Bay in the southeast corner of Pulau Langkawi.


     
    Highlights: The sight of Eagle Square greets the visitors to the island by way of a ferry ride. It is a massive 12 meter tall statue situated on the most recognizable monument of the island. Certainly the best place to view the ferries ply across the harbor.

    Best Time: Eagle Square is open 24 hours however the best time to visit the place is certainly early in the morning or late in the evening when sun is at its best.




  • 120 Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

    Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls
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    One of the most beautiful natural formations of Langkawi, Telaga Tujuh is an awe inspiring view to observe. According to the island’s myth, the waterfall had captivated the hearts of fairies and hence they transformed it their bathing place. Therefore, it is believed that the waterfall and its springs have several healing powers and medicinal value. You can either hike up to the Gunung Mat Cinang or use a cable car to reach the place.



    Highlights: The water fall also has 7 absolutely gorgeous pools and hence the name Seven Wells Waterfalls is derived from this. There are few food jaunts for refreshments, namely ‘The loaf’, ‘Eagle Fruit juice and Snacks’ and ‘Dropstone café’. The waterfall is surrounded by frondescence of sintuk and local lime plants.

    Location: Gunung Mat Cinang

    Hours taken: 3 – 5 hours including transportation. (5 hours if you decide to take a dip)


  • 121 Qing Xin Ling Leisure and Cultural Village

    Qing Xin Ling Leisure and Cultural Village
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    It is one of the finest and latest tourist attractions in ipoh. The words Qing Xin Ling means serene hills. At a very minimal cost, you will be transported to a different planet to discover. The Qing Xin Ling Leisure and Cultural Village is set in a location captivated by stunning landscapes of mountains and jungles. There are lakes and fish ponds by the cottages and different fun activities for the tourists here. This location is a perfect family outing set up.



    Highlights: Bycycle and trishaw rides around the cultural village, Ba zhi (Chinese fortune telling),

    Fish feeding; Vintage stalls and museums, a chance to go through the ancient tradition of the malay heritage; open cooking counter stalls, nature walk in the jungle; heart-warming sit outs at the pandok (summerhouses); cave exploration and trekking up the hill.

    Location: Ipoh

    Price: Starts at 4.00 RM

    Best Season:
    Sep – Feb Hours: 9 – 6 pm


  • 122 Ipoh Railway Station

    Ipoh Railway Station
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    Ipoh railway station is a great example of the beautiful colonial era building with Moorish and Victorian Style architecture. The massive white washed building exudes a regal aura. Before the twentieth century the building was used as a hospital. The building was constructed and designed as a railway station by Arthur Benison Hubback. In 1935 the station was officially open for use. The Ipoh Railway Station is lovingly called the Taj Mahal of Ipoh by the local residents of the town. The architecture of the building indeed has some of the features of Mughal architecture.


     Highlights: Hang out at the park surrounding the Rhythmic Water Fountain and enjoy the stunning colourful fountain at night. Within the complex, you can find the Majestic Station Hotel, which is a great   place to stay for travellers.

     Location: The Ipoh railway station is located on the south-west of Ipoh.


  • 123 Han Chin Pet Soo Museum

    Han Chin Pet Soo Museum
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    The country’s first Hakka Tin mining Museum, Han Chin Pet Soo Museum is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ipoh. The entry to the museum is only allowed to the club members and their guests and the tour appointments can be made online. The museum exhibits the highlights of tin mining process of the early days. It also tells about the unethical activities of the club members in the past named as Four Evils that enticed the Hakka miners. The exhibits also tell in detail about the journey of Hakka people from China to Ipoh.

     

     Highlights: The backyard which is now the town square is a great place for clicking photographs. The exhibitions that explain the early history of immigrated Chinese people to the city.

     Location: The museum is located on the border of Ipoh's Old Town near Kinta River.

     Timings: 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM

      Price: N/A


  • 124 Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

    Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple
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    A famous cave temple located in Gunung Rapa, Sam Poh Tong Cave is an inspiring work of art and is believed to be the largest cave temple of the country. Set amidst the scenic beauty, the temple consists of numerous Buddha statues and figures of other deities scattered all over the cave among the limestone formation.

     The front of the temple is adorned with a beautiful garden surrounding a pond. The garden itself is beautifully decorated with pagodas and stone lanterns.

     

    Highlights: A pathway behind the main altar takes you to the turtle pond. The locals believe that releasing tortoises in the pond will harmonize their karma. There are five species of turtles in the pond.

    Location: The temple is located in Gunung Rapat, five kilometres south of Ipoh. You can take a bus from Ipoh bus station to reach the temple.

    Timing: 9:30 am - 04:00 pm

    Price: N/A


  • 125 Penang Tropical Fruit Farm

    Penang Tropical Fruit Farm
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    The Penang Tropical Fruit Farm is an exemplary proof of Malaysia’s 370 species of edible fruits which include some very exotic ones too that entice even the fussiest eaters. The fruit farm preserves the green heritage of Malaysia. It contributes to the future generations as plantation of local as well as fruits from around the world is done at these farms.

    Location: The Penang Tropical Fruit Farm is located at Jalan Teluk Bahang in George Town, Malaysia.

    Highlights: The farm sprawls across an area of 25 acres. More than 250 types of tropical and sub-tropical fruits are planted here. The quality of plantation and the dedication of the workers here contribute to the fruitful results, literally. You are most welcome to relish the taste of numerous tropical fruits.

    Best time: The farm opens daily between 9 to 6 PM. A breezy day will be best to travel.

    Price: 10 RM for adults and free for children.




  • 126 Clan Jetties

    Clan Jetties
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    A part of the Penang heritage trail, Clan jetties is a conglomeration of six jetties. It was one of the last Chinese settlements on the island which is still home to various Chinese clans. The name of every jetty has been kept after a Chinese clan. The place offers plenty of Kodak moments to visitors, especially the Chew jetty.

    Location: The Clan jetties are located straight down from Lebuh Chulia at Pengkalan Weld Quay.

    Highlights: Tourist friendly aura and stilt houses await the keen eye of travelers. There is a temple which is worth watching. None of the people here pay any taxes to this day as they contend that they are not living on land. The place has a rich history associated with its existence.

    Best time: Be wary of the fact that people still live here. So travelling here during the evenings is best for clicking best shots.

    Price: No entry fee.



  • 127 Penang Bird Park

    Penang Bird Park
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    The Penang Bird Park is the largest bird sanctuary in Malaysia. This park was built in 1988 which is home to over 300 species of birds. One can easily spot tiny exotic sunbirds along with kingfishers in this sanctuary. There are gigantic eight-feet tall ostriches which are also present in this area. The birds are offered an amazing natural habitat which makes Penang Bird Park a perfect enclosure.

    Location: Penang Bird Park is located in Seberang Jaya.



    Highlights:
    Tourists can spot mandarin ducks, storks, swans, pelicans and flamingos in Penang Bird Park. The whole area has an interesting setup which looks attractive. There are Chinese-style wooden bridges along with natural ponds. Penang Bird Park also has a fine range of plants ranging from lilies, lotus and palm trees.

    Best Time: This bird sanctuary is open daily between 9am- 7pm.

    Price: The ticket price for adults is RM 38. For children, the ticket price is RM 20.




  • 128 Little India in Penang

    Little India in Penang
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    Little India in Penang is basically an ethnic Indian enclave. There is an old Hindu temple called the Sri Mahamariamman Temple. One can easily sense a resemblance after entering the market streets. The tourists might feel that they have entered any market in Delhi, Mumbai or Chennai. The cuisine in Little India is quite famous. This region is also known for its cultural and commercial activities.

    Location: Little India is situated at the centre of Penang Heritage zone. It covers an area around three streets namely, Lebuh Queen, Lebuh Chulia and Jalan Pasar.


    Highlights: During the festival times like Christmas, Deepavali and Thaipusam, this area gets more vibrant and lively. The tourists can hop on a trishaw from Georgetown to reach little India. One can also rent a scooter or motorbike to cover different sections of this area.

    Best Time: One can visit this area anytime.

    Price: No Fee.




  • 129 Penang War Museum

    Penang War Museum
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    Penang War Museum was basically a fort which was built by the British in the 1930s. At present, this fort has been transformed into a museum which was opened for the public in 2002. This structure has been tagged as Southeast Asia’s largest war museum. Penang War Museum is also known as Muzium Perang Pulau Pinang. The beauty of this place is the presence of historical artifacts like cannons and underground military tunnels.

    Location:
    The Penang War Museum is situated in Bukit Batu Maung.
     
    Highlights: The Penang War Museum has ammunition bunkers which are located nine meters below the surface. There are some tunnels which lead to the sea. The tourists can also check out gun emplacements, cookhouses and other interesting structures.

    Best Time: The museum is open for the public on all days from 09:00 – 19:00.

    Price: The entrance fee is RM15 for Malaysians and RM30 (USD9) for foreigners.




  • 130 KL Bird Park

    KL Bird Park
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    Location: No longer you have to wake-up in the wee hours of the day and hunt for the birds. Visit KL Bir which is located in Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens. You will hardly take 10 minutes to reach from the city centre of Kuala Lumpur.



    About: There are more than 3,000 birds, out of which 200 species of local and foreign birds. It is spread over an area of 20.9 acres which makes it very spacious. KL Bird Park is divided into 4 zones. The free-flight zone is the Zone 1 and Zone 2. The Hornbill park is at Zone 3. If you want to see the birds very closely, have a look at the caged birds. The caged birds are placed in Zone 4.

    Speciality: The birds definitely longs for a natural home rather than cages. The birds are left in aviary in Zone 1, 2 and 3. A homely atmosphere is given to the birds here. Breeding takes place naturally here.





  • 131 Penang National Park

    Penang National Park
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    Penang National Park was previously popular as the Pantai cheh Forest Reserve. This beautiful site is a known to house 143 fauna species and 417 flora species.

    Highlights:
     Located at the north western tip of the Penang island, the Penang National Park acquired the status of a National Park in the April of 2003. It is the first protected area that is legally gazetted under the Malaysia's National Park Act of 1980. You can carry out a range of activities at the Penang National Park. These include the jungle trekking, boat trips, canopy walkaway, camping and visiting the Monkey beach

    Location: Penang National Park is located at Pejabat Taman Negara P. Pinang, Jalan Hassan Abbas, Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang, 11050 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: You can visit the park from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM on any day of the week.

    Price: Entry to the Penang National Park is free of Price.


  • 132 Legoland Malaysia

    Legoland Malaysia
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    As the name indicates, this theme park is filled with various rides and attractions, all constructed out of Lego Bricks. It is the first international theme park in Malaysia and attracts thousands of tourists of all age groups year after year.



    Highlights
    – Everything that you touch here, gives you a hands-on experience. You will be able to push, create, dismantle or assemble just anything that you see. There is a Water Park, Wave Pool, Joker Soaker and Build-A-Raft here.

    Location
    – Johor Bahru. Activities – Miniland (Landmarks of Asia created out of Lego bricks), Beginning (huge selection of Lego Toys), Ride through Lego Kingdoms with an interesting roller coaster and a host of indoor activities.

    Price –
    1 Day ticket price when purchased on the day of visit for combo adult pack is RM225 and for combo Child or Senior Citizen it is RM180.

    Timings
    – Open from 10AM to 7PM on all days of the week.


  • 133 Observation Tower

    Observation Tower
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    Along the roads to the Atkinson Clock Tower, the Signal Hill Observatory Platform has a great view of the East side of downtown KK. The view has a mix of old and modern buildings of KK and out to the ocean with islands. It is the main financial and shopping district of KK where the major banks and the attractions were located.

     

     Location: Located in the west coast division of Kota Kinabalu.

     How to Reach: Just a couple of minutes’ drive from Padang Merdeka will bring you to the airy deck where you can get amazing views that extend to the outlying islands.

     Timings: Open daily from 8 AM to 12 PM.

     

     



  • 134 Poring Hot Springs

    Poring Hot Springs
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    You can never say you have visited the Kota Kinabalu until you have swung over the Poring Hot Springs. It is one of the most liked places by the locals as it has perfect spots where you can de-stress, soak the sores and aches of your muscles inside the hot sulphuric minerals springs, which are said to have the healing properties. Apart from the Poring Hot Springs, there are various other interesting places, which include the butterfly farm, tropical gardens, the Poring canopy walkway, Poring Orchid Conservation Center and the Rafflesia flower site.

     

    Location: The Poring Hot Springs is around 136 KM from the Kota Kinabalu city.

    How to reach: You can either take a direct bus, which will cost you around 16 MYR per person or a taxi, which will cost you around 160 MYR, from the Kota Kinabalu. 

    Price: The entry fees to Poring Hot Springs is approximately 15 MYR.

    Timings: 7 AM to 6 PM



  • 135 Manukan Island Resort

    Manukan Island Resort
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    The Manukan Island Resort is a luxury private island resort. This serene retreat offers exquisite accommodation, sophisticated cuisine and unparalleled water sport activities in one of the most pristine corner of the world. Manukan Island is surrounded by a protected coral reef, and the island boasts a pristine rainforest and beautiful white sand beaches.




    Location: Manukan Island, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


    Highlights: This resort features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and spacious villas with private terraces and dining areas. The resort offers a wide range of activities such as diving, snorkeling and trekking. For views of marine life, glass-bottomed boat rides are available.


    Price: Approximate price for a room starts at 700 MYR.




  • 136 Mount Santubong

    Mount Santubong
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    Mount Santubong offers a breathtaking view to the visitors with its natural attractions. The green rainforest touches the aquamarine water of the sea, to offer the most magnificent sites. The mangrove forests are excellent place to experience a range of wildlife from close. The Santubong area also provides an opportunity to experience the exotic sea life, where you can spot the rare Irrawaddy dolphin, humpback dolphins and porpoises. It is a must place to visit if you love being close to nature.

    Highlights: A 2-hours trek will take you to the magnificent waterfall, which is an ideal place for picnic.A more difficult trek will take you to the peak of Mount Santubong and you will be rewarded with the beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding peninsular area.

    Location: Mount Santubong is located in the state of Sarwak, around 35 Km from Kuching, the capital city.

    Timing: N/A

     Price: N/A


  • 137 Jong's Crocodile Farm & Zoo

    Nestled at a mere distance of 20 minutes leisure drive from Kuching, the Jong's Crocodile Farm & Zoo is the first captive breeding crocodile farm and by far the largest in Malaysia. With tropical background and lush greenery it is a charming destination to explore the dangerous animal. Almost 2000 crocodiles and bred here in the zoo. Apart from crocodiles which indeed is the main attraction, there are other species of birds and animals present here. The greatest entertainment in this farm is enjoying a leisure walk with close friends and family and enjoys the up close views of multiple kinds of wild animals. Another popular entertaining activity here is the crocodile feeding show which occurs from 11am to 3pm.

    Location: Kuching Serian Road

    Price: Adult RM12 and Child RM6 for locals and adults RM22 and Child RM 11for foreigners.

    Timings: 9:00am to 5:00pm


  • 138 Bako National Park

    Bako National Park
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    Covering an area of 2727 hecters, Bako National Park is the oldest national in Sarawak. The destination is almost around 37km away from Kuching with stunning natural beauty and wide collection of wildlife. The destination can be reached by travelling through Petra Jaya Bus No 6 to Kampung Bako from where it’s a boat ride of 20 minutes to Boko National Park. The park holds seven distinctive rainforests eco system. Then it’s a lovely jungle trek exploring the remarkable diversity of wildlife based here and reaching a secluded beach.



    From this beach one can hire a local boat to watch sea stacks. Langurs (leaf monkeys), wild boar, flying squirrels long-tailed macaque monkeys, and monitor lizards as well as hundreds of different bird species all are available here. There is a cafeteria serving snacks and camping area within the park for overnight stay. Location: banks of Tabo River Price: 10RM per person. Timings: 8:00am to 5:00pm


  • 139 Cactus Valley

    One of the greatest attractions of Cameron Highlands is the Cactus Valley located in Pahang region. The valley boosts a wide collection of cactus plants of versatile origin and nature where some are as old as 60 years and still living. It has a good collection of plants and foliage which includes roses, calla lily impatiens, fuchsia, ananas, camellia, hibiscus, rhododendron, bird of paradise, glory bush, clivia miniata, peaches, hippeastrum, geranium, coleus and many others. Even various apple trees and passion fruits are also cultivated in this region. One of the interesting part of visiting this place is that all these versatile plants cultivated and stored here are available for sale too. The specimen are grown in pots and can be easily carried. The retail section at the valley does the entire sale.

    Location: Brinchang

    Timing: 8:00am to 6:00pm

    Price: For adults RM4 and for kids RM2


  • 140 Mah Meri Art Gallery

    Mah Meri Art Gallery
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    A prominent and quite interesting tourist destination is the Mah meri Art Gallery. The art gallery is a museum of unbelievable and fascinating wood carvings which is a private collection of beautiful handicraft work of the indigenous Mah Meri people of the Carey Island in Malaysia. The museum displays hundreds of statues, masks and sculptures out of mangrove hardwood. Being truly world class in terms of craftsmanship and quality they have received the greatest honour of Seal of Excellence by the UNESCO authorities. The sophisticated designs, the fine curvatures and the immense thoughtfulness is the essence of these great structures.

    Location: Tanah Rata

    Timing: 10:30am to 7:30pm

    Price: For adults RM37 and for kids RM21


  • 141 Time Tunnel Museum

    The Time Tunnel Museum is often considered as the “Local Museum” in Cameron Highlands, set up in 2007 by a young avid collector See Kok Shan. It is the first memorabilia museum of the country where the collection provides great details about the history and the culture of the Cameron Highlands. Since See Kok Shan belongs from this land only, he has a collection of his own and not purchased. There several sections in the museum which displays with pictures and models about lifestyle in the early years and how it has changed in course of time. In a nutshell it is a wonderful way to explore the rich history of Cameron Hioghlands and how the people of the land has changed them and accepted modern thinking to their benefit.

    Location: In the heart of Brinchang town

    Timings: 9:00am to 6:00pm

    daily Price: For adults RM5 and for kids RM3


  • 142 Markets

    Markets
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    Markets are always a popular tourist destination in any location and the same is no different in Cameron Highlands too. There are two major types of market in this location the morning market which is popularly referred as Pasar Pagi and the night market which is majorly termed as pasar Malam. The two markets of the Cameron Highlands is located in two most prominent areas, the Kea Farm town and the Brinchang town.



    The morning market is accessible in Kea farm from 8 in the morning every day. The night market on the other hand starts from 3pm in the evening in Brinchang and continues till late night. Almost all kinds of goods are available in both these markets starting from clothing to accessories, gift shops to household products, vegetable, fruits and even spices. Locals and travellers makes the markets quite crowded every day.



  • 143 Big Red Strawberry Farm

    Big Red Strawberry Farm
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    A notable attraction in Cameron Highlands is the Big Red Strawberry Farm which is also known as Taman Agro Tourism Cameron Highlands. Indeed it is a magnificent place where onlookers can enjoy the scenic view and consider it as an one stop destination the farm and the garden, to relax, unwind and enjoy harmony. Located in the new Brinchang town it is near to the famous Cactus valley. The farm is famous for growing organic salad vegetables and fresh strawberries. The greatest attractions for the travellers to this stop is to hand pick fresh strawberries or enjoy some freshly made strawberry ice cream. The farm holds a large cafe serving delicious refreshments, a vegetable shop and product shop or a gift. There is a 200 car parking lot for people visiting with a car.



    Highlights: Visit the beautiful tomato garden based within the premises.

    Location: Brinchang

    Timings: 8:30am to 5:30pm daily

    Price: Free


  • 144 Honey Bee Farms

    Honey Bee Farms
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    Considered as a novelty in Cameron Highlands, the honey bee farms are known for their production of delicious honey which is kept up for sale as well as displayed for the foreigners. There are three major honey bee firms present in Cameron highlands and they are located in Ringlet (Highlands Apiary Farm), Brinchang (Ee Feng Gu Bee Farm) and Tringkap (Cameron Tringkap Bee Farm).All these firms are a prime attraction for the travellers though each vary with the other in terms of size, capacity and honey production. The bee farms are open for the travellers to visit and there remains range of other attractions like vegetable farms, strawberry picking and interesting kid’s activities to entertain the visitors. There are souvenir shops too within the honey bee farms.



    Highlights: gallery of bee nests and avid lush garden filled with unique and attractive flowers

    Price: Free tour for all


  • 145 Lavender Gardens

    Lavender Gardens
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    If the interest lies in scenic vistas, enjoying charismatic natural surroundings and enclosing the panoramic beauty in the form of pictures, then an ideal location to visit in Cameron Highlands is the Lavender gardens. Beautiful landscaped garden covered with purple haze lavender is a brilliant sight to admire. Though not very big but it has well paved pathways that gives an excellent view of the entire colourful scenic extravaganza. A leisure walk along the garden is a splendid way to spend some quality time with loved ones in midst the treasures of nature. Apart from nature display the garden provides enough entertainment for the visitors in the form of cafe, souvenir shops, games centre for the younger ones and mini bee history section which is quite popular.

    Location: Tringkap, Malaysia

    Timings: 9:00am to 6:00pm (Monday to Thursday), 9:00am to 7:00pm(Friday to Sunday)

    Price: For adults RM5 and for kids RM3


  • 146 Cameron Highlands Trails

    Cameron Highlands Trails
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    If you are looking for some fantastic scenery when you undertake hiking, Cameron Highlands Trails is the place that you have to come to. With its pleasant climate and abundant greenery, it presents you some of the world’s best trekking trails.

    Highlights – Cameron Highlands is the largest hill station in Malaysia and is known for its authentic mountain climate. The trails here are suitable only for professional trekkers as they are not maintained properly.



    Facts – Cameron Highlands is filled with strawberry farms and tea plantations all along its trekking trails, so that tourists can stop and take some beautiful pictures. These trails are quite tough and tourists will have to find their own way out here. It takes around 2 hours to complete this trekking route.

    Timings – December and January are cold and pleasant for trekking.

    Climb fee – Mount Brinchang, which is the tallest peak (6666feet) can be accessed with a hiking guide for around RM120.




  • 147 Bungee Jumping At Xtreme Park

    Bungee Jumping At Xtreme Park
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    Bungy jumping might not be for everyone, but if you’d like a taste of how it is, head over to Malaysia’s first permanent bungy jump attraction, right in the middle of Sunway Lagoon theme park. One of the main attractions in the Xtreme Park, the bungy jump here sees brave souls leaping from the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge. Jumpers need to be in between 35kg to 285kg, ten years of age or older, and get to choose either to be strapped the traditional way (at the ankles, with a body harness as a backup) or to be strapped at the waist. You can also opt to do the ‘wet touch’ (head touching the surface of the lake) or just the regular bungy jump.

    Location: Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

    Price: Approximate prices range from 120 MYR for an adult and 90 MYR for a child.




  • 148 KidZania Kuala Lumpur

    KidZania Kuala Lumpur
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    KidZania is one of the biggest names in the world today, when it comes to empowering kids through interactive and entertaining indoor workshops. It has its presence in many countries including Kuala Lumpur.



    Highlights
    – 3rd Kidzania in South East Asia and 11th in the world. Safety of kids is the primary focus here. The park is compatible for wheelchair bound children as well. Security personnel are available 24/7 to take care of kids.

    Location
    – Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

    Activities
    – Children are trained to visit banks to withdraw money, control aircrafts during stormy climates, importance of hygiene, given opportunity to have a look at over 90 different career options to choose from.

    Price
    – RM 35.10 per kid (2 to 3 years) and per adult; RM72 for kids aged between 4 and 17 and RM29.70 for senior citizens.

    Timing
    – Open from 10AM to 5PM from Sunday to Friday. Closed on Mondays.


  • 149 Turtle Beach

    Turtle Beach
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    Located in Pulau Perhentian Besar Island or Big Perhentian Island, Turtle Beach, as the name indicates, is famous for its sea turtle preservation and wildlife reserves.

    Highlights – During the night hours (from 9PM to 5AM), green turtles are seen coming and laying their eggs on the shores. You can volunteer with various groups to help in incubation of these eggs. This is the widely preferred island amongst all the islands found in Perhentian Island. Snorkelling, scuba diving and sea turtle watching are some of the great experiences that you can get from here. Perfect spot for families and honymooners.

    Location – Perhentian Island.

    Timings – March to October.

    Price – Water taxis are available to this island at RM50 to RM70.


  • 150 Sapi Island

    Sapi Island
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    Sapi Island is one of the most beautiful Island in the whole Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Though the island is smaller as compared to the Manukan Island, but you can still find a good crowd here. If ever visiting these islands, Sapi Island is a must visit and you cannot afford to miss it. One, must try activity on the island is the “Scuba-Doo” mini submarine experience, which is a little motorbike style submarine to do a sea walk.

     

     Location: Sapi Island is one of the five Islands that make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine park and is just at a distance of 15 minutes from the Kota Kinabalu.

    How to reach: The Sapi Island can easily be reached from Kota Kinabalu via two ways: Either you can take the hourly ferry from the Jesselton Pier or you can reach Sapi Island from the Sutera Harbor.

    Price: You have to pay an entry fees of 10 MYR per adult on the island. 



  • 151 Fort Margherita

    Fort Margherita
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    Standing atop a hill and overlooking the Sarawak River, the imposing three story structure of Fort Margherita, with medieval European architecture and white washed walls, is a magnificent reminder of times gone by. The fort was built in 1879 by Sir Charles Brooke and was christened after his wife Margaret Alice Lili de Windt. For long, the fort protected the city from the attacks by pirates. Brooke was the second Rajah of Sarawak, and during his time, the castle functioned as a defensive building, a prison, a weapon store and a place for central control. For some time, the castle also functioned as a Police Museum.

    Highlights: The journey to the fort becomes more interesting if you take a Tambang to cross the river Sarawak.

    Location: The Fort is located across the Sarawak River near The Astana in Kuching.

    Timing: 9:00 am – 4:45 pm.

     Price: Free Admission.


  • 152 THE GREAT ORANGUTAN PROJECT

    THE GREAT ORANGUTAN PROJECT
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    The Great Orangutan Project is a initiative where people can work as volunteers and spend 2 to 4 weeks time aiding in the conservation project of Orangutan in the beautiful Kubah National Park. It is a pleasant experience where one can extend a helpful hand under the guidance of an expert volunteer. It is also a experience to cherish taking care of the beautiful animals and learning about ways on how they are fed, bathed and taken care of. The volunteers in the project are extremely friendly and it is for them that the project becomes more comfortable, knowledgeable and much interesting. For the travelers it is an excellent chance to be up close to nature and photograph some of the best actions of the native birds and animals.



    Highlights: feeding the orangutans

    Location:
    Jalan- Landu Sampadi, 20km west of Kuching


  • 153 Kubah National Park

    Kubah National Park was established in 1989 due to its rich diversity in plat life but the decision to open it for public came in 1995. One of the most exciting tourist location, this park stretches for 2230 hectares with fascinating waterfalls, bathing pools, sections of palms and orchids. The diversity in wildlife is equally remarkable in the park. One can enjoy the sight of bearded pig, mouse deer, black hornbill and many species of reptiles and amphibians. The park has six jungle trails and each trail provides something unique to explore. There are resting arrangements in each pathway to enjoy the jungle trail comfortably enjoying its beauty. There is availability of accommodation within the park and the same can be booked online.

    Highlight: Water fall trail

    Location: Jalan- Landu Sampadi, 20km west of Kuching.

    Timings: 8:00am to 5:00pm

    Price: RM10 per adult


  • 154 Kuching Wetlands National Park

    Kuching Wetlands National Park
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    Covering an area of 6610 hectares, the Kuching Wetlands National Park is approximately 15 km away from Kuching. Mostly filled with saline mangrove system, the greatest benefit of the park is its rich marine network with creeks and waterways connecting the major Sibu Laut and Salak rivers bordering the park. The best way to explore the park is by arranging a river cruise through the park where one can enjoy the dense vegetation and luscious greenery. The cruise usually takes half a day tour through the Salak River and entering the smaller creeks thus passing through Malay fishing village, coming up close with wild animals like money , crocodiles etc. All through it’s a fabulous and entertaining experience

    Highlights: spotting Irrawaddy dolphins

    Timings: Best during low tide, as crocodiles come to bask in sunlight.


  • 155 Sarawak Cultural Village

    Sarawak Cultural Village
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    Stretched over an area of 17 acres of land at the foot hills of Mount Santubong around 40 mins outside Kuching, this is a living museum and a fascinating cultural display, the charismatic Sarawak cultural village. The place is a display of the multiple cultural styles of the region along with a showcase of their houses and living style and conditions. One can experience the essence of each culture and explore the style of the interiors at own leisure. There s a varied collection of handicrafts available here ranging from Kain Songket (cloth of Malay with gold inlay), Iban parang (swords), Bidayuh tambok (basket), Melanau Terendak (sunhat), Pua Kumbu (housewives textiles), Orang Ulu wood carving and others.



    Highlights: The cultural dance programs by various races showcasing their talents and giving a glimpse of their rich heritage.

    Timings: 9:00 am to 5:15pm and open on all days

    Location: Pantai Damai Price: 60RM for adults and 30RM for children


  • 156 Mossy Forest hike

    Mossy Forest hike
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    The highest elevations of Cameron Highlands as well as other mountain ranges remains filled with forested areas and those areas are often referred as mossy forest. Since these high mountains strip moisture from the laden clouds they are claimed to be cloud forests or mossy forests. As a result as per the casual appearance all the forest trees are found to be dwarfed after proclaiming 10m tall. One can find large number of mosses, ferns liverworts, and fern allies, along with pitcher plants, rhododendrons and wild orchids in these forested areas. For the walking enthusiast and the hiking lovers this is an excellent opportunity to enjoy nature up close and in its most original form. Over viewing the misty mountains and midst of green vegetation it is a hike that sure pumps some blood in the lungs.



    Location: Sungai, Palas Estate Road, Malaysia

    Price: Free tour for all


  • 157 Wet World Shah Alam Water Park

    Wet World Shah Alam Water Park
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    Located right in the middle of the Angrek City, this theme park is the first recreational theme park and is suitable for people of all age groups. It has been provide safe and exciting rides to adults and kids right from 1996 onwards.



    Highlights –
    During 2011, this park was bestowed with awards like “Best Small Water Park” and “First Green Water Park”. Apart from providing various exciting rides to tourists, this park also arranges for hosting private and corporate functions as the hospitality and food at this place is excellent.

    Location –
    Sha Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

    Activities–
    Super Hurricane, Thunder River, Caribbean River, Pirates Cove, Storm Rider, Bermuda Triangle, Tornado Rush, Kiddy Typhoon Lagoon, Whirlwind Escape etc.

    Price –
    RM20 for kids between 90 and 130cm; RM25 for people more than 130cm tall and free entry for kids shorter than 90cm.

    Timings –
    Closed on Wednesdays except if it is a national or school holiday. Open from 10AM to 6PM on remaining days.


  • 158 Mataking Island

    Mataking Island
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    Home to the world’s first “underwater post office”, Mataking Island Beach is known for its pristine waters housing abundant hard and soft corals.

    Highlights – The island is located at a distance of 40 acres and is known for its exotic underwater world. Divided into 2 parts – Big Mataking (Mataking Besar) and Small Mataking (Mataking Kecil). They are located close to each other. Suitable for snorkelling, scuba diving, relaxing and taking excursions along with friends and families. This is one of the lesser-explored islands, hence it is known for its unspoilt beauty and mystical reefs.

    Location – Celebes Sea, in the Sabah State.

    Timings – March to October .

    Price - Depends upon the water sports activity that you choose.


  • 159 Bohey Dulang Beach

    Bohey Dulang Beach
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    Bohey Dulang Island is a mountainous island forged by the remains of an ancient volcano. The southern side of the lagoon is open but just below the surface is a protracted stretch of reef which represents the southern cratered fringe. The island is best known for its spectacular views at the top of its peak. It is possible to trail around the island at low tide by following the narrow edges of the beach and mangroves, although this involves scrambling over rocks or through vegetation's.

    Highlights: Prepare to be greeted by a host of tropical flora and fauna during the arduous but rewarding hiking trail to the top of Bohey Dulang Peak. Majestic views of the sapphire blue lagoon await those who make it through the hour long climb.

    How to Get There: Bohey Dulang is located about 35 minutes by boat from Semporna, 20 minutes from Pom Pom, 30 minutes from Mataking and 1.5 hours from Mabul.

     



  • 160 Pine Tree Trail

    Pine Tree Trail
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    Pine Tree Trail is a never-ending trail located on Malaysia’s famous Fraser’s Hill. The trail was introduced with the primary aim of giving tourists a panoramic view of the countryside.

    Highlights – It is the longest trail on Fraser’s Hill and the tallest peak on this trail is 1505m above sea level. At the base of the trail, one can still find a rare species of deer, which is found only here and nowhere else. The trail is very challenging and requires a lot of mental and physical will power.

    Facts – The entire trail is about 5.5km long and it takes around 8 hours to scale the peak and come back to the base again. One has to wade through lots of insects, dense growth of trees, unruly terrain and other challenges throughout the length of this trail.

    Timings – September to February.

    Fee – No permit or trekking charges; however close to RM150 needed for personal expenses.



  • 161 Mount Kinabalu

    Mount Kinabalu
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    Hiking is one of the prominent adventure activities in Malaysia. Mount Kinabalu is one of the well-known destinations for climbing enthusiasts. It is a perfect representation of beauty of Borneo Island.

    Highlights – With its excellent species of flora and fauna, Mount Kinabalu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most popular hiking destinations in the world.



    Facts – It takes around 5 hours to trek from Mount Kinabalu to Panalaban, This is the tallest mountain in South East Asia. Hikers must get permits for Sabah Parks & accommodation in Panalaban in advance. Starting point is Timpohon Gate and the ending point for hikers is Kinabalu National Park. Asia’s first Low Peak Circuit is available here.

    Timings – The months between February and April are the best to climb Mount Kinabalu, as the climate is pleasant then.

    Fee – Climb permit for local adults and kids – RM53 and RM31.80 respectively; for international adults and kids – RM212 and RM84.80 respectively.




  • 162 Wind Caves

    Wind Caves
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    Wind Cave is a major tourist attraction in Kuching. The cave is just a few minutes’ drive from the Fairy Cave. The cave consists of three tubes like passages which are completely enveloped in dark, and therefore, bringing a torch is a must. There are millions of bats living inside the cave. A number of notice boards can inform you about the different species of bats. There are many underground streams running inside the cave and for this reason, the caves are usually closed during the rainy months.



     Highlights: At the end of the cave passage, a passageway leads down to a small sandy beach next to the bank of Sungai Sarawak Kanan, where you can swim and enjoy snacks and drinks, after visiting   to  the cave.

     Location: Located about 5 Km from Bau.

     Timing: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
     
     Price: RM 5 for Adults and RM 2 for children.


  • 163 Sarawak Orchid Garden

    Sarawak Orchid Garden
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    A major tourist attraction, Sarawak Orchid Garden is home to around eighty two species of orchids including the Sarawak state’s flower Normah Orchid. The garden was open for visit since 2009, and is a place of visual delight to the visitors. Apart from the native species, it also contains a wide assortment of epiphytic orchids from worldwide. There are two parts of the garden, a nursery and a display area where the vibrant flowers blooming throughout the year are put on display for the visitors.



    Highlights: A fun way to reach the park is on a 5 minutes jetty ride across the Sarawak River. Reach early in the morning as soon as the park opens and enjoy a delicious lunch at a nearby restaurant.  
     
    Location: The garden is located next to Astana, opposite the Sarawak River in Kuching.

    Timing: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm, from Tuesday to Sunday

    Price: N/A


  • 164 The Cat Museum

    The Cat Museum
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    One of the fun oriented exciting places to visit is the Cat Museum which is the first one of its kind in the whole world. Kuching in Malay means Cat and that is one can find quite a few cat statues at prominent places within the city. But what attracts more is the elaborate museum in Petra Jaya in North city hall of Kuching. For the cat lovers this is a complete whole new world with more than 4000 pictures and souvenirs, feline art of various types cats found. Covering an area of 1035 sq meter it is a one of the entertaining destinations especially for the kids.



    Location: North City Hall on the top of hill called “Bukit Siol”, Kuching

    Timings: 9 am to 5 pm daily (close Public Holiday)

    Price: Entry is free for all visitors however there is a charge of RM3 for Camera and RM5 for video camera


  • 165 Berjaya Times Square Theme Park

    Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
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    Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is the Malaysia’s largest indoor theme park. This theme park is located on the 5th and the 8th floors of the Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Conceived as the largest indoor park for all ages and all weather, this entertainment destination of the region is also the largest indoor theme park in Asia.

    Highlights:
    Spread over an area of 133,000 square feet, the Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is purely dedicated to excitement and fun. Packed with thrilling activities the rides, the park caters to everyone of you irrespective of the age. Thrill seekers amongst you can satiate your appetite over the Galaxy Station’s 6 adrenaline pumping rides. You can even take a leisurely stroll and spend hours with your family at the magical Fantastic Garden that has 8 rides available.

    Location: Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is located at 1, Jalan Imbi, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Timings: The Berjaya Times Square Theme Park remains open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

    Price:
    Normal Adult (13 years old and above): RM 51.00
    Normal Child (3 to 12 years old): RM 41.00
    MyKad Adult (13 years old and above): RM 41.00
    MyKid Child (3 to 12 years old): RM 30.00
    Senior Citizen (55 years old and above): RM 16.00
    Special Needs: RM 11.00
    Infant (below 3 years old): Free
    Family Package (Normal): RM 147.00
    Family Package (MyKad/MyKid): RM 113.00


  • 166 Layang-layang Island

    Layang-layang Island
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    Also known as Swallow Reef, Layang Layang is one of the islands located towards the north of Sabah Coast in Borneo Island.

    Highlights – This is a very remote island, as it located in highly deep waters. The diving spots are close to 2000m deep. There is a naval base here and tourists are prohibited from entering into this area. There are lots of restrictions for tourists in these waters, due to which marine life is well-preserved. You will be able to spot Hammerhead sharks, whale sharks and abundant coral reefs here. Scuba diving is the main activity here, with the island providing maximum depths of up to 40m. Some famous diving spots in Layang Layang are Crack Reef, D-Wall, The Point, Pier Diving, Dog Tooth Liar and Wrasse Strip.

    Location – 300km towards the north the Sabah Coast, Borneo Island.

    Timings – March to August.

    Price – Depends on the package.


  • 167 Lang Tengah Island

    Lang Tengah Island
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    A small fishing village with excellent marine life and an abundance of corals – this description fits Lang Tengah Island the best. This island is marked by its blue, placid waters and white sandy beaches.

    Highlights – Snorkelling and scuba diving are the two most important activities at the Lang Tengah Island. Apart from this, wildlife lovers too find this island a haven because one can spot green turtles, hawksbill turtles, monitor lizards, lots of varieties of fishes and rays, colourful species of local and migratory birds, frogs and insects during specific seasons here. Do not miss to volunteer incubate the eggs hatched by sea turtles during the night times.

    Location – around 40km from Kuala Terengganu.

    Timing – March to October.

    Price – Varies as per package and activity.


  • 168 Tabin Wildlife Reserve

    Tabin Wildlife Reserve
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    If you are an adventure seeker, have a passion for wildlife photography, and you love to live close to mother nature, Tabin Wildlife Reserve welcomes you, as this place can give you a right and perfect taste of nature. Visiting the Tabin Wildlife Reserve can really be a priceless experience. Especially, if you are a birdwatching and wildlife photography enthusiast, there can no better place than the Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Not only for the photographers and animal activists, but also for the normal regular visitors, this place can be a paradise


    How To Reach: The Tabin Wildlife Reserve is a 7 hour drive from the main Kota Kinabalu city. Or the other option is to take the direct flight from the Kota Kinabalu to Lahad Datu, which takes around 1 hour and from Lahad Datu, you can reach the Tabin wildlife reserve in one and half hours.

    Price: The day trip to Tabin Wildlife Reserve costs around 570 MYR.



  • 169 Mataking Beach

    Mataking Beach
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    Another resort island with one of the best beaches in Malaysia, Mataking Island is the furthest from Semporna in east coast Sabah where a boat trip takes nearly an hour one way. Just stroll around the island to look for your own secluded place. One of the unique things about the island is that they have an underwater post office where you can literally post a letter or postcard. Highly recommended for those who want a 'Maldives' experience in Malaysia.

     

    Highlights: This is the perfect romantic getaway as the island has a spa, private bungalows, an outdoor Jacuzzi by the sea and all the romantic walks by the beach you want. Special arrangements can be made for honeymooners, weddings or private parties. The only way to get here is by booking a tour package from the resort. There are no day trips or visits here.

     How to Get There: It is about 40 minute’s boat ride from the mainland of Semporna in the province of Sabah.

     

     



  • 170 Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

    Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
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    Established in 1975, the 740 acre Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is the largest Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre located in Sarawak which takes care of the injured and sick or may be orphaned orangutans along with the very famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Sabah. Being such a big rehabilitation centre it is a prominent tourist destination for all the people visiting the country. The location of the Rehabilitation Centre is only at a distance of 30 minutes drive from Kuching and here one can gather enough knowledge about the same. There is a special visitor’s platform from where one can witness the feeding of the orangutans. The rehabilitate animals are nurtured and taken care in this centre and when ready they are released in the forest.



    Timings: 8am and 12.30pm & 2pm and 4pm

    Price: RM3 per entry, RM40 for guide Kuching Wetlands National Park


  • 171 Kuching Waterfront

    Kuching Waterfront
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    One of the most peaceful yet refreshing zones in Kuching is the fascinating Waterfront. This waterfront previously was just a riverbank with old warehouses and dilapidated buildings but later with the decision of city council it was beautified with a paved pathway of 1km to facilitate leisure walking and making it so popular for both locals and tourists. With innumerable light bulbs, cool refreshing air and some refreshments café this is transformed into one of the preferred romantic destination in Kuching. The nighttime is especially attractive in this place. Apart from scenic beauty the gigantic heritage buildings like The Sarawak Steamship Company and the Square tower also add up to the charm of the location



    Highlights: Boat or cruise ride to capture some photos of the beautiful place

    Location: Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching


  • 172 Sarawak Museum

    Sarawak Museum
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    Sarawak Museum is one of the major attractions in Kuching. Built in 1891 by Charles Brooke, the museum has a wide range of collections comprising of stuffed animals of various areas, handicraft works, model of old boats, archeological materials, Chinese furniture, animals traps, fish traps, musical instruments etc. There are several buildings in the premises and each one has some new attractions to share. Pearl, Brassware, Pottery, the collection is huge and worth exploring. In a nutshell it is a showcase of various tribes of Sarawak and their cultural traditions which forms the major part of their lifestyle. The same is quite interesting and a must visit for all travelers.



    Location: Jalan, Tun Haji, Kuching

    Timings: 9:00am to 5:30pm

    Price: Entry free for all.


  • 173 Sam Poh Temple

    Sam Poh Temple
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    Nestled at the back of the town at a small hill top, the Sam Poh Temple is the largest religious construction of the Cameron Highlands. Though primarily the temple is Buddhist in nature but one can find several brass statues of likewise religion inside. The greatest attraction of this temple is the Oriental architecture that designs the whole structure. Significant use of artefacts and designer construction are indeed admirable.

     

    Built in 1972 it provides a fascinating view of the town from the top. The main statue of the temple is a giant Buddha structure . The temple being one of the prominent religious centre of the hill station, it remains quite crowded almost throughout the year. Highlights: The natural surroundings and the oriental architecture of the temple Location : near Brinchang Town


  • 174 Jungle Trail

    Jungle Trail
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    If the love is jungle hiking then Cameron Highlands provides the right stage for the adventure lovers. Amidst breathtaking scenic vistas the hiking enthusiasts can enjoy the hilly terrain which can be divided into various stages of difficulty. While some parts of the terrain can be compared to leisure walks, while some a little difficult and others a little strenuous too. Most of these tracks move through dense jungles and provide great sceneries to enjoy along with the view of misty mountains.



    The jungle trail is divided in to 1 to 10 difficulty levels either in climbing Gunung Brinchang or maybe crossing Gunung Beremban. There are easy tracks available too which can be better confirmed from local guides. However it is advisable not to travel alone as some trails may get blocked in bad weather.


  • 175 Thompson Falls

    Thompson Falls
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    An extraordinary scenic location, the Thompson Falls is a perfect place for all those nature lovers who love tranquillity, peacefulness and harmony in the ambience. Away from the city buzz and not much crowded this is an excellent location to take off the shoes and sleeve up the pants and immerse into the cold and refreshing waters. Located near Tanah rata, this place has enough attractions to explore. The refreshing waterfall surrounded by verdant greenery is a visual treat. The view from the top can be fetched by climbing the stairs and it’s more arresting. There are several local shops serving snacks and refreshments which make the location more happening. There are souvenir shops, handicraft shops etc for the interested visitors.



    Highlights: Swimming at the cool pools

    Location: near Tanah rata

    Price: Free tour for all


  • 176 to Boh Plantation

    to Boh Plantation
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    Boh Plantation is a must visit destination in Cameron Highlands due to its scenic vistas, harmony and tranquillity and last but not the least cool fresh pure breathable air. Founded in 1929 by J A Russel, the British Businessman, BOH plantation holds 3 major Tea gardens in Habu, the first one, the Fairly Tea Garden and the Sungai Palas Tea Garden. The tea products are not only sold and consumed within Malaysia but it has huge demand in International markets too. In a total of 8000 acres remain covered with tea plants and exploring it fully is an adventure in itself. However in Sungai Palas there is availability of tour guide who can help regarding tea leaves how tea is processed. The five steps of tea making are briefed in the tour of 30 minutes

     

    Highlights: Process of tea making.

    Location: Ringlet, Sangai, Palas and Habu

    Timings: 9:00am to 4:30pm except Monday

    Price: Entrance free


  • 177 Central Market

    Central Market
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    History: Every country promotes its art and culture, and Kuala Lumpur cannot be left behind. The Central Market was built by Yup Ah Loy in the year 1888. It was acquired by Kha Seng Group in the year 2004 and from then it has a become a tourist attraction place. It represent the nation’s art and heritage culture.



    About: The Central Market serves as a shopping destination for most of the tourists. If you love antiques and keen about your collection, you cannot afford to miss the Central collection. It serves as a platform to the budding artists to display their work and present in the several art galleries. No longer you have to worry about your hunger desire as there are mouth watering cuisines served at various food stalls. There are kiosks that sells different products. The Kasturi walk was started in the year 2011 to add to the charm of the Central Market.




  • 178 Tioman island beach

    Tioman island beach
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    With its crystal clear waters and great choices of dining stalls available all along the beach coast, Tioman Island is one of the best islands in Pahang State offering incredible facilities to guests at affordable rates.

    Highlights – The beach is considered to be paradise on earth as it buzzling with activities all around the year. Visit the beaches during the night hours to visit a large number of food stalls that have been set up along the shores of this beach. Jungle trekking, swimming, scuba diving etc. are some of the main activities to be done here. Paya Beach, Salang Beach, Juara Beach, Monkey Beach and Melina Beach are some of the breathtaking beaches in Tioman Island.

    Location –Pahang.

    Timing – May to July.

    Price – Dependent on the activity of your choice.


  • 179 Sapi Island

    Sapi Island
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    Sapi Island is one of the smallest yet one of the most exciting islands in Peninsular Malaysia. Due to the large number of activities that this small place offers, peak seasons and weekends gets too crowded here. You can come here on weekdays if you want a relaxing atmosphere.

    Highlights:  When you are here, try out the coral flyer exercise, which takes you in a zipline from island to island. You will get the longest zipline in the world in Sapi Island. White sandy beaches, clear waters, dense forests, great marine life and quiet beaches make this 25-acre island, a wonder, indeed. You will get to see wild boards, monitor lizards and macaques in plenty when you come here. Swimming, snorkelling, sea-walking, scuba diving, coral flying, exploring hidden beaches and cliffs and camping are some of the activities that you can do here.



    Location: Close to Kota Kinabalu.

    Timings: March to October.

    Price: RM3 & RM1 per adult and child for Sapi Marine Park (locals).


  • 180 Bangsar

    Bangsar
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    Night life of Bangsar plays a host to a number trendy restobars, pubs, and cocktail lounges. Ideal for all the international visitors and the fashion-forward locals, it is particularly popular expat area. It is just the right alternative for those tired of the much over crowded bars and pubs in Changkat Bukit Bintang.



    Location: Situated just a 10-minute drive from the city centre, a number of the nightlife hotspots of the street are present around the Jalan Telawi in Bangsar Baru. They are just walking distances from each other. About 10 minutes from the Jalan Telawi is Bangsar South which is a popular commercial hub known for hosting trendy eateries with impressive alcoholic offerings.

    Highlights: The area is bustling with backpackers and late night revelers during the weekend. Some of the places to visit include Brotzeit Bier Bar & Restaurant, Eau De Vie Retail & Bar, Gravity Club Kuala Lumpur, Gridiron Sports Cafe & Lounge, La Bodega Lounge, Nexo Restaurant & Bar, Mezze Bistro & Lounge, among others.

    Best Time: 11 PM – 3 AM


  • 181 Bukit Bintang

    Bukit Bintang
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    Bukit Bintang is known to be the trendiest entertainment district as well as the shopping mall in Kaula Lampur. From sleek shopping centres, vibrant nightclubs to all-day restaurants and five-star hotels, there is everything to keep you entertained. Accredited to its centralized location, it is easy to get there from anywhere in Kaula Lampur via public transportation such as monorail, taxis, and buses.

    Highlights: The most celebrated landmarks near Bukit Bintang is Pavilion KL. This is a high end shopping mall that houses European luxury retailers such as Coach, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Juicy Couture, MaxMara, Versace, and Yves Saint Laurent. Nightlife is exiting here particularly at the Changkat Bukit Bintang area. From a posh see-and-be-seen nightclub to an opulent rooftop bar and live music scene, there is just about everything here.



    Location: Situated within the Golden Triangle of Kaula Lampur.

    Best Time: 9-wee hours in the morning




  • 182 Indoor Rock Climbing

    Indoor Rock Climbing
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    Indoor Rock Climbing is widely popular among fitness enthusiasts but also benefit those who avert from outdoor rock climbing especially beginners. Indoor rock climbing arenas have different walls ranging from easy to difficult to suit the needs and skills of various people. Even children can take part in this activity so it is ideal for a family day out. Most places offer the guidance of an instructor and various safety measures are taken.

    There are various arenas to access indoor rock climbing ranging from fully fledged gyms to rock climbing walls set up in many malls around Kuala Lumpur.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 100 MYR to 300 MYR depending onvarious offers like student discounts.






  • 183 Sky Bar

    Sky Bar
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    If you wish to visit the best rooftop bars in Kuala Lumpur, then Sky Bar is the perfect place to be. This particular party place is best known for its ambience and scenic setup. The visitors can view the Petronas Twin Towers from the cabana booths. Sky Bar has been lauded with a lot of awards like the Best Nightlife Experience, Expatriate Lifestyle Best of Malaysia 2013 and Best Bar, Pub or Club, Expatriate Lifestyle Best of Malaysia 2015.



    Location: The exact location is Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Highlights: One must make sure that, it requires the visitors to wear smart casuals which are known to be the unofficial dress code of Sky Bar. The drinks here are quite popular which makes Sky Bar a preferred destination.

    Best Time: Sunday to Thursday timings are 10am-1am. Friday & Saturday the bar is open from 10am-3am.
    Price: The price is not stated.


  • 184 Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur

    Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur
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    Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur is a secret paradise in where you can actually see the butterflies dancing nonchalantly in huge clumps of fern amidst the beautifully scented flowering vines and the colorful flowers.

    Highlights: It is the largest butterfly garden in the entire world. Spread over the garden spanning over 80,000 sq ft it is a home to 5,000 live butterflies, butterfly-host plants and ferns and exotic plants. The other attractions in the Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur are a museum filled with vivid collection of insects and the butterflies from across the world, Japanese koi fish, live insects, fresh water turtles.



    Location: Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur is located within the Lake Gardens area. It has the main entrance along the Jalan Cenderasari. Being present within the city limit of Kaula Lampur, the place is accessible and well connected by the road. Can be reached by bus, KTM Komuter and taxi.

    Best Time: 9 AM -6 PM

    Price: Adult RM20 and Child (2-11) RM10




  • 185 Little India or Brickfields

    Little India or Brickfields
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    Little India or Brickfields is a completely different world than the places situated in its proximity like the Bangsar. Known as the Malaysia’s official Little India, it once used to be a small residential neighborhood just outside KL. Not too long ago, this residential town was metamorphosed into a wide street filled with Indian restaurants and stores that are run by the Indian community of the country. In the shops of Brickfields you can get everything from the traditional Indian clothes to spices, Bollywood movies, spices and local delicacies such as vadai, thosai and so much more. Ever since the transformation of Brickfields to Little India, it has become a major tourist spot not just for the Indian stuff found here but also because of its proximity to the KL Sentral station.



    Location: Situated just outside the city center in Kaula Lampur.

    Transport: To reach Brickfields you can take the KL monorail or the Putra LRT

    Best Time: 10.00hrs to 21:00 hrs




  • 186 The Rabbit Hole Restobar

    The Rabbit Hole Restobar
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    The Rabbit Hole Restobar is designed and inspired to emulate the much famous fantasy narratives of Alice in Wonderland and The Chronicles of Narnia. It is known to be the most hip and classy nocturnal establishments.



    Location: Set in a 3 storey pre-colonial building, Rabbit Hole Restobar is strategically located across the infamous street of the Changkat Bukit Bintang.

    Highlights: Dissected into several distinct concept environments with a relaxed atmosphere, the entrance of the Rabbit Hole Restobar is a spacious al fresco dining area that is famous as The Bamboo Forest. Besides, the bar has as elevated stage for the comedy shows, live music and the stage performances. Open area of the restro bar is embellished with the wild bamboos and beautiful trees that keeps you away from the hustle bustle of the city.

    Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday – Thursday 16:00 - 02:00, Friday & Saturday 16:00 – 03:00

    Prices: Variable


  • 187 Zouk KL

    Zouk KL
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    Zouk Club is the leading night club in Malaysia. This party destination is situated in Kuala Lumpur which makes it so popular. The architecture of this night club has won the hearts of thousands of people who have visited this place. The music along with the ambience is very attractive which makes Zouk the top-rated night club.



    Location: Zouk is located at 113 Jalan Ampang, Federal Territory, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia.

    Highlights: Many famous personalities from Malaysia and around the globe have visited this place. The drinks & cuisine is amazing that has helped attract more audience in the recent past. Zouk has maintained a certain standard which makes it a flashy party destination.

    Best Time: Zouk is open from 5pm-5am on Friday & Saturday. The timings are 5pm-3am on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Wednesdayand Thursday Zouk closes at 4 am.
    Price: There are different entry charges at Zouk.


  • 188 Jalan Sultan Ismail

    Jalan Sultan Ismail
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    Jalan Sultan Ismail was once the key clubbing district of Kuala Lumpur. Today the nightlife in Jalan Sultan Ismail is restricted to a few nocturnal hangout spots which can be just a starting point for everyone who wishes to explore the nocturnal offerings of Kuala Lampur.



    Location: Situated just a small stroll away from the Raja Chulan Monorail Station on a street lined up with a plethora of classy restaurants and cafes as well as the five-star luxury hotels such as ParkRoyal Kuala Lumpur, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, and Shangri-La Hotel.

    Highlights: Of course there is a huge competition from the popular and happening locales like the Changkat Bukit Bintang and Bangsar there is still a range of activities as well as sights that one can enjoy in the nightlife scene of Jalan Sultan Ismail. Dip yourself in serenity by enjoying the breathtaking sunset views of Kuala Lumpur city with a class or two of champagne, cocktail or wine at the stylish rooftop bar located ahead of the iconic Hard Rock Café.

    Best Time: Variable for different restaurants and bars


  • 189 Troika Sky Dining

    Troika Sky Dining
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    If there was just one word to put forth the beauty of Troika Sky Dining, then it would be – Magnificent. The localites of Kuala Lumpur are becoming spoilt for choice courtesy the variety of fine dining restaurants with a view however the Troika Sky Dining stands out in every way possible.



     Location: Situated in the Tower B of The Troika along Persiaran KLCC.

     Highlights:
    Comprising of the Italian bistro Strato famous for its pizza and pasta, Claret wine bar known for its fine range of wines and the fusion focused Cantaloupe popular for its three-course meal  here   with truffled poached egg , Troika Sky Dining is extremely popular with the trendy urbanites and the young generation. It easily blends in with the rest of the city’s industrial skyline courtesy its steel  and   glass structure.

     Best time: 12:00 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 23:00 (Strato); 16:00 – 01:00 (Claret); 18:30 – 22:30 (Cantaloupe Dining Room)


  • 190 Jalan Alor

    Jalan Alor
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    Jalan Alor is one of the most famous nightlife spots in Kuala Lumpur. Housing a number of hawker stalls and seafood restaurants, the street is one of the most famous in KL for food. Jalan Alor is an ideal after clubbing dining spot in the Golden Triangle area.



    Location: Situated behind the Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is a small stroll away from the Changkat Bukit Bintang.

    Highlights: The variety of food available is huge. You can get everything from the barbecued meats, noodles to desserts at the best and the most cost effective rates in the city. Hawker stalls at the Jalan Alor are the city’s favorite food joint. Largely different from the trendy Jalan Bukit Bintang and Changkat Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor has a traditional charm associated with it courtesy its atmospheric air-conditioned Chinese seafood restaurants, mini red Chinese lanterns and bright fluorescent restaurant signage lighting.

    Transportation: You can easily get here via monorail.

    Best Time: Hustle Bustle starts from 6 PM in the evening


  • 191 Sultan Abdul Samad Building

    Sultan Abdul Samad Building
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    History: Longing for some Moorish-styled building in Kuala Lumpur? Sultan Abdul Samad Building is towards the east of Merdeka Square. It was named after sultan of Selangor and was constructed in the year 1897. It was designed by AC Norman, one among the finest architect who has designed other historical buildings as well. The Sultan Abdul Samad Building serves as a home to the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. Earlier, it was mainly considered for official purpose, but today it is mostly a historical place serving as a tourist spot. It is also used as avenue to host the Independence day parade.



    Specialty: The building is entirely made out of brick and the arches are very graceful. There is a clock tower which is 41.2m- high.

    Location: It is located at Jalan Tun Perak which can be easily reached. There are several signages to guide the visitors.





  • 192 Chinatown

    Chinatown
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    Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is the place which never sleeps and is always filled with colors and bustles all the time - Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. If ever visiting Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown must definitely be in your ‘to-visit’ list, especially if you are a true bargain hunter, as it is also famously known as the ‘Bargain Hunter’s Paradise.’

    You can find everything here, from the Chinese herbs to the imitation goods. Especially at night, the place is a shopper's’ paradise and turns into a lively and vibrant night market.

    Location: The Chinatown is located on the Petaling Street, also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai (Starch Factory Street.)





  • 193 Pisco Bar

    Pisco Bar
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    The capital city of Malaysia is famous for its night life. There are a number of bars & night clubs which are tagged as the best in Asia. Pisco Bar in Kuala Lumpur has a poised ambience which is loved by the visitors. The dinner hours at Pisco Bar offer an exclusive range of Spanish Tapas and Peruvian cuisine. The interior of this bar is quite amusing that is best suited for social gatherings and cocktails.



    Location: This bar is situated in Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

    Highlights: Pisco Bar has become the main hub for international travellers and trendy locals. This place is known for live music performances which have attracted a lot of customers. Pisco Bar is home to the coolest DJs in town.

    Best Time: Monday to Thursday 5pm-2am and Friday & Saturday 5pm-3am. Sunday Pisco Bar is closed.

    Price: There is no fixed price for this place.


  • 194 Jalan P. Ramlee

    Jalan P. Ramlee
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    Jalan P. Ramlee is the best and the most eccentric alternative to Changkat Bukit Bintang. Famous for its glitzy cocktail lounges, tropical-themed bars and pubs and the chic nightclubs adorning the streets of bustling Kuala Lumpur city centre, Jalan P. Ramlee is always packed with backpackers, business travellers, expats, and a handful of locals.



    Location: The night life district of Jalan P. Ramlee is easily accessible within a 10-minute walk from the Petronas Twin Towers as well as the five star hotels such as the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

    Highlights: Night life is vibrant and lively. There are a number of venues here that host events like live bands playing radio-friendly covers and DJs spinning a medley of electro, hip-hop, and retro tunes. Jalan P. Ramlee os known to be the hottest locale as it is a great place to unwind with a pint of ice-cold beer.

    Best Time: Visit after 21:00 to experience the active nightlife.


  • 195 Petaling Street Night Market

    Petaling Street Night Market
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    Looking for a subtle Kuala Lumpur Chinatown nightlife experience? Head from the main road (Jalan Petaling) to the narrow side and get to the Petaling Street Night Market. The thriving street market with the stalls cluttered close to one another stock everything from the Hello Kitty watches to fake-label Gucci clutches. To get your stuff at the best price, you can stroll along doing ‘window-shopping’ first and then return back to the stall that gives you the best price. All the prices quoted by the seller are usually marked up by approx 50%.



    Location: Situated along the Petaling Street at the intersection of the Jalan Hang Lekir

    Highlights: Referred simply as the Petaling Street by locals this is your go to place to satiate your every need from the local handicrafts, souvenirs to batik-print shirts. You can also get a range of designer apparel, handbags, shoes, watches and even, pirated DVDs at a much cheaper price.

    Best Time: 09:00 – 12:00 & 18:00 - late


  • 196 Changkat Bukit Bintang

    Changkat Bukit Bintang
    Image Credit : Changkat Bukit Bintang
    Changkat Bukit Bintang is often associated with the London’s Piccadilly Circus and New York City’s Times Square. It is one avenue, where one can come across a number of KL’s most popular bars and restaurants. This trendy place is ideal for pub crawling. Jalan Alor happens to be an extremely busy area especially during the weekends and the public holidays.



    Location: Nestled behind the Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is very easy to get to especially if you are staying near the Golden Triangle area.

    Highlights: Buildings on the Jalan Alor Street are unique. Originally the buildings belong to the pre-war, colonial shop-houses that were later remodeled and converted into the up market pubs and restaurants that usually serve the Western food. There are a number of hawker stalls and Chinese seafood restaurants too. Dining options here are endless. This street has the most vibrant scene in the downtown of KL.

    Best Time: 10 PM – 3 AM in the morning.