Welcome to Putrajaya

From marbled minarets to the trim gardens, it's immediately clear that Putrajaya is a planned city – a marvel of engineering that is rather missing a soul. At its heart is a 6-sq-km artificial lake fringed by landscaped parks and an eclectic mix of buildings and bridges, best viewed when illuminated at night.

Top experiences in Putrajaya

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Putrajaya activities

$41 Day Trips & Excursions

Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya Day Trip with Round-Trip Transport

Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel in Kuala Lumpur and take you by private vehicle to Putrajaya, an approximate 45-minute drive from the city. Putrajaya, named in homage to Malaysia's first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra, is also referred to as the ‘Intelligent Garden City.’ Putrajaya houses Malaysia’s government administrative center amid lush greenery and botanical gardens sprinkled across the vast landscape. Five confluences meet here to form the main waterway, Putrajaya Lake, which flows at the heart of the city amid a human-made Wetland Park. When you arrive, watch boats float past on Putrajaya Lake toward Putra Bridge, a three-tiered concrete bridge with observation decks on four minaret-type piers. Your guide will take you to the Putrajaya Wetlands, one of the largest man-made freshwater wetlands in the tropics.  View Putrajaya’s impressive monuments such as the pink-domed Putra Mosque, constructed of rose granite, whose basement wall resembles the King Hassan Mosque in Casablanca. The mosque’s elegant prayer hall, supported by 12 columns, reaches a height of 250 feet (76 meters) and its minaret is one of the tallest in the region. View the Sahn, or courtyard, whose landscape boasts several water features and colonnades. Glimpse Perdana Putra, the Prime Minister’s office, which is often referred to as the ‘White House’ of Malaysia. Situated on the main hill, the Prime Minister’s Department Complex houses several Malaysia government buildings and agencies. Your guide will point out how the iconic structures, topped by a green dome, were built with Malay, Islamic and European architectural influences in mind. Finally, you’ll pass by the Sepang Formula 1 Race Circuit, considered one of the best in the world! Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or optional drop-off at the airport. (Since Putrajaya is located en route to the airport, this tour is ideal for those catching an evening flight.) Please note: This private sightseeing tour of Putrajaya can be customized to your interests; please list any special interests you have (e.g. art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.

$138 Tours & Sightseeing

Transit Tour: Kuala Lumpur including Petronas Towers

The tour will begin with a warm welcome at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. You will be taken to Putrajaya, the Administrative Capital of Malaysia. Enjoy a wonderful hour long stay at Putrajaya, seeing sites such as Putarajaya Lake, Pink Mosque, Prime Minister Office and Seri Wawasan Bridge.The journey will continue to Kuala Lumpur, which is only a 45 minute drive from Putrajaya. You will be taken to see the incredible Petronas Towers. Look up and marvel at the perfectly symmetrical twin structures. The towers are an impressive 88-stories tall and have multifaceted steel walls and twin spires built as an integral part of the structure strengthened by a sky bridge. The building was designed by the world renowned Argentinian American Cesar Pelli. Go up the Twin Towers and enjoy magnificent views of city, walk on the sky bridge and observation deck.The tour will then proceed on to the beautiful Lake Gardens. On the way you can view the National Monument, commemorating Malaysia's struggle sacrifice made during World War II and the Malaysian Parliament House. Don’t forget to stop over and admire the modern construction of the National Mosque, the pleasant Moorish architecture of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station.You will also visit the six-tiered Chinese landmark of Thean Hou Temple built to match some of the temples in Mainland China, a grand structure that not fail to impress you.Once this is done you will be returned to the airport.

$12.50 Day Trips & Excursions

Putrajaya and Agriculture Heritage Park Tour from Kuala Lumpur

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Malaysia Tourism Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanYour driver or guide will pick you up at your selected hotel in Kuala Lumpur or Malaysia tourism center (MATIC) and take you by a comfortable coach to Putrajaya, a 45-minute drive from the Kuala Lumpur cityDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Agriculture Heritage Park, Putrajaya, Wilayah PersekutuanPutrajaya, named in honor of Malaysia's first Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra, is also referred to as the Intelligent Garden City.Half Day Putrajaya Tour With Agriculture Heritage ParkOnce finish with the Putrajaya City Tour, your driver will take you to Taman Warisan Pertanian Agricultural Park. It is divided up into various sections comprising tropical fruit trees (these are the parks main attraction), herbs and spices, commercial crops, palms and a rubber tree grove. Buggy ride included to cover all 25 acres of park with the guide. There is even a mini rice paddy field, complete with scarecrow.Finally, your tour ends with drop off at your selected hotel or drop (MATIC). As Putrajaya is located en route to the airport, this tour is ideal if you’re catching an evening flight.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Putrajaya Bridge, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Putra Mosque, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Seri Perdana, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Putra Bridge, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Perdana Putra, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Putrajaya Wetlands Park, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Putrajaya Botanical Garden, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Alamanda Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Seri Wawasan Bridge, Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: IOI City Mall, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Putrajaya Lake, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin (Masjid Besi), Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byDuration: 10 minutes

$127.54 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya Day Trip with Boat Cruise and Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Putrajaya Sightseeing Tour, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanThe journey from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya takes approximately 50 minutes. Putrajaya is the new administrative centre of the Federal Government of Malaysia, just like Washington DC in the USA. Putrajaya Government Centre reflects the very best in city planning and architectural landscaping to realise a vibrant city of tomorrow. Next proceed to Putra Jaya Government Centre, there are numerous new government complexes located in this new township. Then we you will take a 40 minute "boat cruise" at Putrajaya Lake while viewing some imposing structures in Putrajaya such as the Pinkish Putra Mosque standing beside Dataran Putra and various bilding and bridge designs with architectural elements from Turkestan, Kazakhstan and Morocco. Another eye-catching building is the Prime Minister’s office – Putra Perdana.Then, set at the end of a sheltered wooden path, right beside the Putrajaya Lake, dine in a restaurant with 5 course set lunch that embraces resort-style dining in Polynesian architecture amidst the lush greenery of Taman Botani.Duration: 3 hours

$136.84 Day Trips & Excursions

A'Famosa Animal Safari Park and Putrajaya Tour with Dinner

Our driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kuala Lumpur or Petaling Jaya around 10am and head to A Famosa Animal World Safari located in Melaka. Enjoy 1.5 hour driver and passing by local villages, food stalls and palm plantation.Upon arrival, exploring the animal safari that well planned and caters for family especially for children. If you are lucky, you will see an elephants standing inside the safari entrance and the kids will get super excited. After having some fun with the animals at the park, we will drive to Putrajaya. We will visit some notable landmarks for photography, such as Putra Mosque, Prime Minister & Minister Offices, Putra Square and Palace of Justice. We will drive pass Prime Minister Residence and Sultan of Selangor Palace before head for dinner.5 course dinner will be served at a restaurant set right beside the Putrajaya Lake. Enjoy your set dinner that embraces resort-style dinning in Polynesian architecture amidst the lush greenery of Taman Botani. Our driver will transfer you back to your hotel safely after the tour.

$37.02 Cultural & Theme Tours

Kuala Lumpur Cultural & Heritage Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chan See Shu Yuen Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanChan See Shu Yuen Temple is one of the largest and oldest surviving Buddhist temples in Malaysia. Located at the southern end of Jalan Petaling, it is characterized by a typical open courtyard and symmetrical pavilions, and decorated with colourful paintings, woodcarvings and ceramic fixtures. Built between 1897 and 1906, it is quite an elaborate temple: from outside you can see the intricately carved kwang-tung roof, gables and specially-crafted terracotta friezes with monumental Chinese history and mythological scenes. The interior of the main temple has pillars with scenes of gold-painted warriors battling lions, dragons and other mythical creatures.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanAt the heart of Kuala Lumpur is an area which never sleeps, and far more colourful and bustling than its bigger and more glamourous neighbours, KLCC & Bukit Bintang. Chinatown, based in Petaling Street, is also known as 'Chee Cheong Kai' (Starch Factory Street), a reference to its roots as a tapioca-producing district. Deeply immersed in Oriental culture, heritage and history, Chinatown is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist spots in Malaysia.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanSouth of Jalan Hang Lekir, tucked away on Jalan Tun HS Lee, is the extravagantly decorated Sri Mahamariamman Temple. Incorporating Spanish and Italian tiles, precious stones and gold in its design, KL’s main Hindu temple is an incongruous sight situated between two Buddhist temples at the edge of Chinatown.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Central Market Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanCentral Market is one of KL’s most familiar landmarks and a popular tourist attraction. Built in 1928, it is a short walk away from Petaling Street, along Jalan Hang Kasturi. Also called Pasar Seni, it used to be a simple wet market but in the early 1980s was revamped into a handicrafts outlet.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sin Sze Si Ya Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanSin Sze Si Ya Temple, built in 1864 by Kapitan Yap Ah Loy, is hailed as the oldest Taoist temple in Kuala Lumpur. Situated just a three-minute walk away from Petaling Street, the temple also functions as a cultural centre for the city’s Chinese community and is usually filled with devotees during significant occasions such as Chinese New Year. Sin Sze Ya Temple is dedicated to patron deities Sin Sze Ya and Si Sze Ya, who played significant roles in Yap Ah Loy's ascension to Kapitan status during the 19th century.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Jamek Mosque, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanMasjid Jamek Mosque, also known as Friday Mosque, is recognised as the oldest Islamic place of worship in Kuala Lumpur. Overlooking the Klang River, it offers breathtaking photo opportunities for travellers due to the combination of ancient Moorish, Islam and Mughal architectural styles, verdant surroundings, and distant views of KL’s other iconic landmarks.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanThe Sultan Abdul Samad Building is among Kuala Lumpur’s earliest Moorish-style buildings. It is set to the east of Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka) and the Royal Selangor Club, across from Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin. It was built in 1897 and was named after the reigning sultan of Selangor at the time. The distinguished landmark originally served as the secretariat for the colonial British administration. Designed by AC Norman, the architect responsible for Masjid Jamek (Jamek Mosque), the historically-significant building used to house the superior courts of Malaysia: the Federal Court of Malaysia, the Court of Appeals and the High Court of Malaya, before they moved to Putrajaya.Duration: 15 minutes