Playing an actual round of golf in Kuala Lumpur is a sweaty business, so why not give these golf simulators a go, the brilliant thing being you can choose your course from famous ones around the world. In addition there’s a pretty swish bar and restaurant run by the La Bodega group, and a couple of pool tables.
Besides having a great name, the Sticky Rice guys are extremely helpful, knowledgable about Borneo and committed to natural immersion, community engagement and independent travel.
The best souvenir you can bring home from Melaka is the cuisine. The Hotel Equatorial runs the only cookery course in town, which is available both as part of a hotel package and as an independent course.
This is easily the area's most popular hike. It begins past the park headquarters and leads along Sungai Tembeling to the Canopy Walkway, 30 minutes away. The walkway is suspended between huge trees and the entire circuit takes around 40 minutes From behind the Canopy Walkway a trail leads to Bukit Teresik (344m), from the top of which are fine views across the forest.
Enjoy a private tour of the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary (also called the Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary), an elephant conservation center managed by the Malaysian Wildlife Society. Drive by private vehicle to a beautiful tropical rainforest, located just 1.5 hours from Kuala Lumpur, stopping at Deerland Park along the way.
Discover Malaysia's multi-racial and multi-religion influences on this half-day tour to the Batu Caves from Kuala Lumpur.
Dine in style on top of Asia's tallest tower, the KL Tower, for a truly enjoyable evening. Begin your night with a stroll through Kuala Lumpur's famous Central Market. Top it off by treating your loved one(s) to a sumptuous buffet dinner of Malaysian and International specialties while soaking up the breathtaking panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur's night lights.
Ping Anchorage organises numerous tours around Terengganu, including day trips to Tasik Kenyir and river cruises on Sungai Marang and Sungai Terengganu. The latter takes in Pulau Duyung, the mangroves and stops at the tiny village of Kampung Jeram, with its exotic fruit trees and Chinese temple. Prices are per person for a group of two; prices decrease for larger groups.
Explore the charm of Kuala Lumpur with a skyline that blends the old world with the new. Highlights of your morning city tour include the National Museum, the National Mosque, the King's Palace, the Petronas Twin Tower and the Royal Selangor Visitor Center, where you'll get an insight of pewter smithing and innovative pewter ware design.
This route through Lagang Cave has gotten rave reviews since it opened in 2010 thanks to its extraordinary stalactites and stalagmites. Keep an eye out for ‘moonmilk’, a fibrous mineral formation – known to scientists as Lublinite – created when bacteria break down calcite, the main component of limestone.
Get to know Malaysia in one of the most satisfying ways – on a food-tasting tour! With an enthusiastic guide, drop in to three or more hole-in-the-wall restaurants and food stalls at a Kuala Lumpur hawker center or off-the-beaten-track neighborhood that features the best of Malaysian cuisine.
From the Bario Asal Longhouse, it’s a steep, slippery ascent (two hours) up to the summit of Prayer Mountain, which has a cross that was erected in 1973, thickets of pitcher plants and amazing views of the Bario Valley and of the mixed Penan and Kelabit hamlet of Arur Dalan, with its three defunct wind turbines.
At the picturesque nine-hole golf course you’ll most likely see dusky leaf monkeys wandering about as well as the occasional wild boar. At the paddock to the east of the golf course, you can go horse riding (RM3 to RM7) or practice archery (RM5 to RM6). Alternatively hire a paddleboat (RM6 per 15 minutes) to explore Allan’s Waters , a small lake next to the flower nursery.