Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands & Beyond

Why visit Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands and Beyond

The old hill stations of the Cameron Highlands are home to the Orang Asli tribes and still bear huge evidence of their colonial past. Here, it is possible to visit tea plantations, trek to waterfalls and local tribal villages or relax and play a round of golf. The Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur has a rich heritage full of colour and character which co-exists alongside all the trimmings one would expect from a modern metropolis. Always a fun start or end to a trip.

About Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands and Beyond

As with all capital cities there is masses to keep visitors occupied in KL. A modern city blended with a proud past. A melting pot of Malay, Chinese and Indian communities come together to make up the diversity of the city.  

Inland, just five hours by car from KL, is the National park of Taman Negara, a huge area spanning three states and home to some of the world’s oldest rainforests. Reached by river on traditional longboats this is a botanist’s paradise with most plants endemic to the region.

To the south of the capital is the small city of Melaka which can be visited in a day and has a fascinating old town full of Portuguese, Dutch, Islamic and Chinese buildings as well as some interesting museums.

  • Admire the view from the walkway of Petronas Towers
  • Explore the markets of Chinatown
  • People watch in Merdeka Square, where independence was proclaimed in 1957
  • Spot one of the 300 bird species in Taman Negara
  • Trek to waterfalls and villages of the Orang Asli tribes
  • Take tea at a traditional plantation

Beyond the Ordinary

Take the Eastern and Oriental Express. An eight day journey starting in Singapore it winds its way through Malaysia and up to Bangkok. Iconic rail travel at its best. 

steppes travel / British Airways special offer

Book a holiday with Steppes Travel to Malaysia using the new direct service from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur operated by British Airways, and we will offer you a free one way upgrade to Premium Economy. Valid for bookings until the end of April 2015 and travel until November 10 2015. Subject to flight availability.

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