7 Day Itinerary in Kuala LumpurEdit This
Kuala Lumpur finds itself sitting prettily on the map of favorite south East Asian holiday destinations thanks to an aggressive tourism marketing strategy and an interesting mix of attractions created for a primarily tourist audience. Here is a well-planned 7 day itinerary to make the most of this popular Malaysian hotspot.
Day 1- Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
A top city attraction, the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is touted to be the largest free flight walk-in aviary in the world with a collection of hundreds of vibrant and colorful birds in a massive park. The artificially created ‘natural setting’ is adorned by lush waterfalls, tiny ponds and a nice variety of botanical life. The park is located at Jalan Lembaj Taman Tasik and the entrance fee is RM 42 per person.
Day 2- City Monuments
Visit the iconic Petronas Towers and catch a spectacular view of the city from the highest vantage point with a Skybridge tour. A thousand tickets are issued every day for free on a strictly first come first serve arrangement. Proceed to the National Mosque at Jln Sultan Hishamuddin, a beautiful epitome of Islamic architecture. Conclude the sightseeing with a trip to the Menara Tower, the fourth loftiest tower on earth. The entrance fee to the tower includes access to the zoo, an F1 stimulator session and a pony ride.
Day 3- Batu Caves
Visit Batu Caves, a fascinating attraction comprising of limestone caves and sacred shrines that are significant for the Hindu religion. The monkeys with their tomfoolery are the crowd-pullers here. Move to the Lake Gardens Park at Jalan Parliament for a clam stroll amidst a tranquil environment. The park features huge playgrounds for children along with a number of cool, shady spots and jogging tracks.
Day 4- Fish Spa
This is a new-age and exotic Asian phenomena that has to be experienced. Visit the Kenko Fish Spa located inside the Pavilion Shopping Center at Bukit Bintang. The tiny fish tickle and nibble at the dead skin of your foot for a quirky albeit relaxing pedicure session. Move to the Central Market at Jalan Hang to pick up great souvenirs, wooden artifacts and batic fabric.
Day 5- Suria KLCC Mall
Nestled below the world’s tallest structure, the Suria KLCC Mall is a hip destination for picking up high-end brands. The malls houses outlets of world-class labels like Armani, Prada, Gucci, Escada and Miss Sixty. Visit the adjoining aquarium ‘Aquria’ to add more punch to the shopping expedition. There is also an in-house interactive amusement zone.
Day 6-Islamic Arts Museum
Make a trip to the extensively stocked Islamic Arts Museum that is surrounded by neat hibiscus and orchid gardens. The well-presented museum has innumerable artifacts and replicas belonging to the Islamic culture. The miniature models of world-famous mosques are worth seeing for their artistic duplication.
Day 7-Kanching Rainforest Waterfalls
Discover a series of waterfalls with a jungle trek to the Templer’s Park where a lush rainforest greets visitors. Entry fee is $1 and for parking there’s an additional charge of $2.
Kuala Lumpur is an enjoyable tourist destination, featuring several attractions and activities that are popular with a cross-section of the visitor population.