Senin, 26 April 2010

Day Trip Outside Kuala Lumpur

After spending few days in Kuala Lumpur City, you might think to do a day trip outside Kuala Lumpur. Day trip is the best because you don't need to repack and unpack all your stuff. It depends on the location and mood of the transportation, the tour to outside Kuala Lumpur normally within 5 to 10 hours. The best modes of transportation are hiring a private tour guide and hire a Taxi for one days. Before you go, it's good if you can be planning your tour, check the weather condition and site opening hours to avoid any disappointed. Another issue to be considered is most of Malaysian staying outside Kuala Lumpur not fluent or understands English languages, a toilet conditions not so good as in the Kuala Lumpur and also limited choice of food.

Here are a few attraction places outside Kuala Lumpur

  1. Malacca - situated at southern of Kuala Lumpur, 150km or 11/2 driving using North South Highway. Malacca known as Historic City where all Malaysian history started here from been colonized by Portuguese in 1511 to independence declaration. Malacca also had the most Museum compared to others states in Malaysia. Tour duration 8 to 10 hours. Weather in Malacca normally more hotter than Kuala Lumpur, its good if you can start your tour early morning.
  2. Genting Highlands - known as city of entertainment, its only 11/2 hour driving from Kuala Lumpur . Genting Highlands had the biggest outdoor and indoor amusement theme park in the Malaysia. Genting Highlands also had the longest and fastest cable car in the South East Asia. The best places to bring your kids. Tour duration 5 to 6 hours.
  3. Cameron Highlands - the biggest highlands resort in Malaysia, situated at the border states of Perak and Pahang it's took 31/2 hours to get there, famous with its Tea plantation and Strawberry farm. Tour duration 8 to 10 hours. Boh Tea factory plantations close every Monday.
  4. Kuala Gandah Pahang - the best places to visit besides ZOO, Kuala Gandah main attractions is Deerland and Kuala Gandah Elephants Sanctuary. This tour can be combining with Kuala Selangor and Batu Caves tour. Deerland closed every Friday. Limited food choice because most of the Restaurant runs by the local people as part time. At this time only one restaurant operated at Kuala Gandah.
  5. Kuala Selangor - situated about 11/4 hours driving from Kuala Lumpur, famous with its fireflies or kelip kelip, besides fireflies tourist also can involve with feeding the Silver Leaf Monkey at Bukit Melawati and jungle tracking. Kuala Selangor fireflies opened 365 days a year. Please check weather condition before you come.
  6. Port Dickson - the best and the nearest beach situated about 11/2 driving from Kuala Lumpur the beach famous among the local people during weekends and public holiday. Port Dickson also had the most resort and Hotel after Penang that you can get a best deal during weak season. Tour duration 8 hours.
  7. Kancing Waterfall - its only about 40 minutes driving from Kuala Lumpur, the best natural waterfalls with its crystal water you can get in Kuala Lumpur. This multi level waterfall located in Selangor Recreation Reserved Forest