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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 3 Days Itinerary Part 1

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Post our Langkawi expedition, we moved to explore the busy city life of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. The place is the cultural, financial and economic centre of Malaysia. The city boasts of the tallest twin towers in the world and the modern skyline is dominated by it. We were lucky to witness the Sea games and the KL fashion week during our visit. We stayed at the famous Holiday Inn Express in the city centre and had an amazing experience. The Indonesian team (SEA games) was also putting up in our hotel. :) KL is well connected by bus(MRT, GO KL) and monorails and truly the leading city for tourism and shopping. Our itinerary too was a mix of both.


Day 1 - Suria KLCC
One of the massive shopping malls in KL is Suria KLCC. This mall is at the foot of the Petronas twin towers. It was at a walking distance from our hotel and we explored every bit of it. There are lot of eating joints and one savor the taste of authentic local delicacies. After tons of shopping we went back to o…

Langkawi, Malaysia - Day 2 - SkyCable and SkyBridge

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Post the Mangrove tour, there was still much to explore. Amazed by the spectacular views of Langkawi, we now planned to take a bird 's eye view of the island. I was definitely much inspired by the movie Don which was shooted here and that lead to my next stop - Langkawi Skybridge and the only way to reach there is the Cable Car/ SkyCab. :) How exciting this sounds... I am sure you must be interested to read more about this along with the Sky Glide experience. So here we go.
Langkawi Skycab -
One can reach the Langkawi cable car or SkyCab ground station by taking a cab or a taxi. You then need to proceed to the ticketing counter and collect tickets for the Skycab. The ticket is a combo which allows entry to the 3D art museum, SkyRex and SkyDome along with the Skycab. You are then allowed to board your Gondola (there are glass bottom, VIP, and private gondola's as well and the price varies accordingly). The journey starts from the ground station and takes you to the middle statio…

Langkawi, Malaysia - Day 1 - Mangrove Tour, Kilim Geoforest Park

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Langkawi, the jewel of Kedah, It is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman sea. We visited Langkawi on 15th August from Singapore via the scoot airlines. It was quite a small plane and was flying at super low height (was scary a bit ;)). After landing at the Langkawi airport, we faced a fish market. Arrival gate was crowded by rental car operators, all screaming at their best sharing their best offers. We quickly booked our Uber and left for our Hotel - Hotel Bayview. It was approx 30 min drive from the airport. Soaking the scenic beauty , amidst the drizzles, we reached our hotel and rested. In the evening we explored the hotel surrounding on foot, ate and had an early dinner.
Day 1 -
After a sumptuous breakfast, we boarded our vehicle for the half day Mangrove tour. It was a group tour of approx 15 folks and a 30 minutes drive to the famous Tanjung Rhu beach. We explored the beach while the tour operator waited for the rest of the folks to join. The beauty, the serenity and th…