Petronas Twin Towers at night

3D2N KL, Batu Caves, Genting, Putrajaya Tour (Suggested Itinerary)

Suggested Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival – Cultural, national landmarks – Chinatown

Upon arrival in Kuala Lumpur, proceed to check in to hotel.

After check in, head out for photography trail to various popular attractions in KL city. First, visit the King’s Palace, the official residence of Malaysia’s King, which covers about 97 hectares and has 22 dome complexes. Next, stop by the National History Museum, where visitors can learn the history of Malaysia, right from ancient times to independence. Then visit another historical attractions, the Tugu Negara, which was built in remembrance of the fallen soldiers defending Malaysia’s freedom. Along the way lies the Old Railway Station, this was built in 1910, and retains its original architecture. Head on to more historical insight at Independence Square, where Malaysia’s independence from British rule was proclaimed. Then, visit the National Mosque to appreciate the Islamic art and architecture beauty.

After the visit to some of most notable historical attractions in KL, proceed to visit the Petronas Twin Towers and Menara KL to admire the high rise buildings built with the most advanced technology. Both buildings are great for photo shooting, especially at night.

To end the tour, visit Chinatown, where visitors can do some light shopping for souvenirs. There are also many stalls that offer local delicacies and you should sample at least few of them before calling it a day.

National History Museum Petronas Twin Towers
National History Museum Petronas Twin Towers

Day 2: Batu Caves – Genting Highland

After breakfast, proceed for transfer to Genting Highlands Resort, which will take about 1 hour. The resort is built with indoor and outdoor theme parks as well as retail outlets, casinos, cineplexes and live-shows.

Along the way, stop by at Batu Caves, about 15 kilometres from the city (about 20 minutes drive). The temple was built in dedication to Lord Murugan with a 272-step stairway leading to the cave entrance. It is best visited during the Thaipusam festival, during which Hindi devotees perform various acts of faith make their way up the temple to give offerings. After the visit, continue the transfer to Genting Highlands Resort.

After lunch, head down to the outdoor theme park, which closes before night, or try your luck at the casinos. There are also various retail outlets for shopping.

After dinner, continue with fun-filled entertainment at the indoor theme park or enjoy live-shows before calling it a day.

Genting Highlands Resort Batu Caves
Genting Highlands Resort Batu Caves

Day 3: Putrajaya – departure

After breakfast, proceed for transfer to Putrajaya, which is about 1 hour and 20 minutes drive (about 81 kilometers) away. Putrajaya is the administrative capital of Malaysia, filled with grand structures and serene views.

A must-visit in Putrajaya is the Seri Perdana, the official residence of the Prime Minister, then follow-up with a walk towards Dataran Putra, just opposite Seri Perdana and recommended for photo taking. Just beside it lies Putra Mosque, the principal mosque of Putrajaya that showcases Islamic, Mamluk and Moorish architecture style. Just next to the mosque is Putrajaya Lake, where visitors can relax by its serenity or take a boat ride around the lake. Take a short drive around Putrajaya to view the various bridges built with different concepts, among the notable bridges are Seri Wawasan Bridge and Putra Bridge.

Take a lunch in Putrajaya before end the tour.

Putrajaya

Putrajaya

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on Nov 20, 2014