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									                                                                        SELAMAT DATANG
                                                                                                                      Welcome to Malaysia

                                                       CUSTOMS & ETTIQUETTE
                                                      Tips For Tourist To Malaysia

Malaysia is a country with fascinating people and an enthralling range of attractions. Its three major races, the Malays, Chinese and Indians, along with
the ethnic traditions of the Kadazan Dusun, Iban and many more in East Malaysia make up the delightful multicultural fabric of Malaysia. The potpourri is
enriched further with the influence of the British, Portuguese, Dutch and Thais.

In Malaysia, visitors will discover a wide range of customs and practices. Some of these customs may be different than what is practiced in other parts of
the world. This is a guide to help visitors understand the country and its people better, for a smooth and pleasant stay in Malaysia.

FACT FILE                                                                           Government
                                                                                    Parliamentary democracy with a bicameral legislative system. The
Country                                                                             Head of State is the Yang Di Pertuan Agong and the Head of
The Federation of Malaysia comprises Peninsular Malaysia made up of                 Government is the Prime Minister.
11 states, 3 federal territories and the states of Sabah and Sarawak in
Borneo. It's capital city is Kuala Lumpur.                                          Entry Requirement
                                                                                    Visitors to Malaysia must be in possession of a valid passport or travel
Geographical Location                                                               document with a minimum validity of six months beyond the period of
Located between 2 and 7 north of the Equator. Peninsular Malaysia is                stay, Most nationalities do not require visas for social or business
separated from the states of Sabah and Sarawak by the South China                   visits. For further information, please check with the nearest Malaysian
Sea. To the north of Peninsular Malaysia is Thailand while its southern             Mission or Tourism Malaysia office in your country. Alternatively
neighbor is Singapore. Sabah and Sarawak share a common border                      browse or
with Indonesia while Sarawak also shares a border with Brunei
Darulsalam.                                                                         Time
                                                                                    Eight hours ahead of GMT and 16 hours ahead of US Pacific Standard
Area 329,758 sq km               population 25 million                              Time.

                                                                                    SOCIAL ETIQUETTE
Bahasa Melayu (Malay) is the national language but English is widely
spoken. The ethnic groups also speak various languages and dialects.
                                                                                    In Malaysia, introductions are normally acknowledged with a
                                                                                    handshake. In the Muslim culture, handshakes are generally
Islam is the official religion but all other religions are practiced freely
                                                                                    exchanged between people of the same gender. Some Muslim ladies
                                                                                    may acknowledge an introduction to a gentleman with a nod of her
                                                                                    head and smile. A handshake can be reciprocated if the lady offer her
Tropical climate with warm weather all year round. Temperature
                                                                                    hand first to a man
ranges from 21C to 33C. Annual rainfall varies from 2,000mm to
                                                                                    The traditional Malay greeting or salam resembles a handshake, but
                                                                                    with both hands outstretched and without the grasp. The man offers
                                                                                    both hands, lightly touches his friend's hands, then brings his hands
                                                                                    back to his chest to mean, “ I greet you from my heart” The visitor
                                                                                    should reciprocated the salam.

       Information extracts from “CUSTOMS & ETIQUETTE – Tips For Tourist To Malaysia” C&E (English)/IH/PS March 2008, with courtesy of TOURISM MALAYSIA.
                                       CUSTOMS & ETIQUETTE
                                                                                                        Tips For Tourist to Malaysia

Addressing a Person                                                                10sen, 20sen and 50sen. Foreign currencies can be changed at
Malay men and women can be addressed by their first names. For                     banks, airports and money changers.
instance, Amirul Bin Yusof should be addressed as Mr Amirul and not
Mr Yusof, as the latter is his father's name. The term Bin means “son              Banks
of” and Binti means “daughter of”. Hence, they need not be mentioned.              All states except Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu
Chinese people have surnames which precede their given names. For                  Monday – Thursday             9.15am – 4.30pm
instance their given name is Chia Wei Li can be addressed as Ms                    Friday                        9.15am – 4.00pm
Chia. Some Chinese have English names such as James Wong. It                       Saturday & Sunday             Closed
would be proper to address him as Mr Wong.
Indian can be addressed with their given names. For instance Anand                 Safety
a/l Ravindran should be addressed as Mr Anand. The abbreviation “a/l”              Malaysia is a relatively safe country. However, visitors are advised to
stands for “anak lelaki” means “son of” and 'a/p” for “daughter of”.               take certain precautionary measures to ensure their safety. Safeguard
Sometimes, names are preceded by the terms Encik, Puan or Cik.                     your valuables at all times. Strap or sling your bags when on the move
These are Malay terms for Mr., Mrs. and Miss respectively.                         and walk against oncoming traffic. Keep your handbags and wallets
                                                                                   safe and close to you especially when in crowded areas. Avoid
Titles                                                                             entering dark and quiet alleys.
A number of Malaysian have been conferred titles by the Malaysian
Government. Among these titles are Tun, Tan Sri, Dato and Datuk. It is             Getting There
appropriate to address them by their titles. Political dignitaries are             The state of art of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is the
conferred titles such as Yang Berhormat (YB) and Yang Amat                         main gateway into the country, and services over 45 international
Berhormat (YAB). The term Mr or Encik will not be necessary when                   airlines. The newly opened Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) is
addressing a person who has been conferred titles.                                 situated 20km from the main terminal building.

Conduct                                                                            Getting Around
Public behavior is especially important in Malaysia culture. Most                  The country has a well-developed and efficient public transportation
Malaysians refrain from displaying affection (i.e. Embracing or kissing)           system served by buses, taxis and trains. In Kuala Lumpur, the Putra
in public. It would be appropriate for visitor to do the same.                     and STAR Light Rail Transit (LRT), KL Monorail and KTM Komuter
                                                                                   trains provide regular and hassle free accessibility with the city as well
                                                                                   as to several outlying towns. The KL Sentral Station, situated 1.5km
BUSINESS & FORMAL OCCASIONS                                                        from the city centre, is a modern transportation hub which converges
                                                                                   various modes of transportation. Car rental agencies can be found in
Business Cards                                                                     most cities around the country
It is customary to exchange business cards with those in your business
circle. Business cards are usually given with both hands or with the left          Taxis
hand holding up the right one. It is polite to spend some time studying            In Kuala Lumpur, taxi fares are based on a metered rate and are
the card.                                                                          available 24 hours a day. The flag off rate is RM2.50 and 10 cents is
                                                                                   charged for every subsequent 150meteres. Extra charges apply for
Dressing for Formal occasions                                                      services after midnight for for services booked by phone.
For men, business attire is commonly made up of dark pants or slacks,              Passenger has the right to object if the taxi driver stops to pick up other
long-sleeved shirts and tie. Suits are worn during the presentations               passengers along the way.
and formal meetings                                                                Outside the city, as well as in other parts of Malaysia, taxis operate on
                                                                                   fixed rate depending on the distance. Airport limousine taxis at the
The attire for Malaysian women is more flexible and creative. Working              KLIA operate using a prepaid coupon system and visitors are required
women may wear appropriate attire such as skirts, slacks or traditional            to make their payment at he counter.
costumes. Revealing attire is discouraged. Batik attire is considered
both appropriate and fashionable when attending formal occasions.                  Buses
This unique and versatile Malaysian fabric features hand-painted or                In Kuala Lumpur, bus services such as Rapid KL, City liner and Metro
block motifs.                                                                      bus ply a network of routes. Feeder buses are available from LRT
                                                                                   stations to designated surrounding areas. There is also an airport
                                                                                   coach service which connects KLIA to the Jalan Duta Bus Terminal
GENERAL INFORM ATION                                                               and Chan Sow Lin LRT station in Kuala Lumpur
                                                                                   Express air conditioned buses are available to all states in Peninsular
Tipping                                                                            Malaysia. The main terminal in Kuala Lumpur are Puduraya Bus
Most hotels and restaurants levy a 10% service charge and 5%                       station. Hentian Putra and Hentian Duta, Tickets must be purchased
government sales tax on bills. Therefore, tipping is not customary.                early during festive seasons. Visitors are advised to carry adequate
However, should you want to show your appreciation for good service,               small change before boarding buses and taxis.
a small tip will do.
                                                                                   KLIA EKSPRESS AND KLIA TRASIT
Insurance                                                                          The KLIA Express and KLIA Transit are the fastest modes of transport
Visitors are strongly advised to obtain adequate insurance coverage                that ply between the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, and
before traveling to Malaysia.                                                      the city. A non stop 28minutes ride on the KLIA Express will connect
                                                                                   you form the airport to KL City Air Terminal at the KL Sentral Station.
Currency                                                                           This state of the art transportation hub offers flight and baggage check
The Malaysian currency is normally referred to as Ringgit or RM.                   in services from Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Royal Brunei
                                                                                   Airlines. KLIA Express departs every 15 minutes peak hours (5.00am –
The RM comes in denominations of RM1, RM2, RM5, RM10, RM50                         9.00am, 4.00pm – 10pm) and every 20 minutes during off peak times.
and RM100. Coins are known as sen. These include 1sen, 5sen,                       The KLIA Transit makes three intermediate stops en route to the
                                                                                   airport and its journey takes 36 minutes.

      Information extracts from “CUSTOMS & ETIQUETTE – Tips For Tourist To Malaysia” C&E (English)/IH/PS March 2008, with courtesy of TOURISM MALAYSIA.
                                    HOTELS ROOM RATE

Hotel accommodation at reduced rate has been reserved at the following hotels for the ASQED 2009
delegates only. Please send us the official booking form to make the necessary arrangement. All
booking must be made 8 weeks prior to the event date. Any booking within 8 weeks to the event date
is subject to space availability basis.

      Hotel                             Room Type                      Room Rates

      1. Radius International    (3*)   Radius Inn                     USD 65
      2. Alpha Genesis Hotel     (3*)   ROH (Standard / Superior)      USD 60
      3. Capitol Hotel           (3*)   Superior                       USD 88
      4. Melia Hotel             (4*)   Standard                       USD 85
      5. Dorsett Regency         (4*)   Deluxe                         USD 96
      6. Berjaya Times Square (4*)      Studio Suites                  USD 117
      7. Parkroyal Hotel         (5*)   Superior Queen                 USD 101
      8. Crowne Plaza Hotel      (5*)   ROH                            USD 110
      9. JW Marriott Hotel       (5*)   Deluxe                         USD 156
      10. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel (5*)   Deluxe                         USD 163

Note: The above room rates quoted are inclusive of buffet breakfast and 10% service charge and 5%
government tax.
                                                        OPTIONAL TOURS
                                                                                     Sit In Coach Tours

                                                    CITY TOUR
                                             ‘Metropolitan Landmarks’

A must for first time visitors to Kuala Lumpur. An interesting tour which unveils
the beauty and charm of the old and new Kuala Lumpur. Garden City of Lights.
See the contrast of the magnificent skyscrapers and the building of the colonial

Petronas Twin Tower (photo stop)
OE Jewellery showroom
King‟s Palace (photo stop)
National Monument
National Museum (exclude entrance fee)

National Mosque (photo stop)
Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Departure       : Daily 9.30 am / 2.30 pm
Pick up         : 8.45 – 9.15 am / 1.45 – 2.30 pm
Duration        : 3.5 hrs

                                               COUNTRY TOUR
                                       ‘Rural Landmarks and Handicrafts’

A trip to the outskirts along the „Ambassador Row‟, Istana Sharif Ali, Malay
Villages. Our stop at the Royal Selangor Pewter will feature the largest and most
modern pewter factory in the world, reputed internationally for its high quality
and craftsmanship. You will be shown the different processes, such as casting,
filing, polishing, soldering, hammering and engraving during this factory tour.
Next we stop at Batik Factory – see how Batik is designed and printed.
Our last stop will be at the limestone hills of Batu Caves that comprises of three
caverns and several smaller caves. It is the shrine of Lord Murugah, a Hindu
deity – a flight of 272 steps lead up to the temple cave. Another cave, called the
museum cave, is filled with images of deities and murals depicting scenes from
the Hindu scriptures.

Departure       : Daily 9.30 am / 2.30 pm
Pick up         : 8.45 – 9.15 am / 1.45 – 2.30 pm
Duration        : 3.5 hrs

                                   Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
                                                       OPTIONAL TOURS
                                                                                               Sit In Coach Tours

                                     MALAYSIA’S CULTURAL NIGHT
                                        ‘A potpourri of Malaysian Cultures’

This evening tour takes you to the open air bazaar of Chinatown, a Hindu
temple and a sumptuous Malay cuisine accompaied with a cultural show.

SRI MAHA MARIAMMAN TEMPLE – The smell of burning jasmine, incessant
chantings of Hindu priests, intricate carved deities and the mystical aura
combine to give you lasting impression of this religion.
OPEN AIR BAZAAR OF CHINATOWN – Take a stroll through this night
market, where the locals engage in hectic bargaining for merchandises spread
across the streets. Later , proceed to a Malay Restaurant for buffet dinner and
cultural show. Help yourself to a buffet dinner where a sumptuous variety of
local dishes and delicacies await you.
     Minimum 2 adults
     Inclusive dinner
     Shorts, sleeveless shirt and slippers are not allowed

Departure       : Daily at 7.00 pm
Pick up         : 6.30 – 7.00 pm
Duration        : 3.5 hrs
Departure       : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up         : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration        : 3.5 hrs

                             KUALA LUMPUR CULTURAL & HERITAGE TOUR
                                              ‘A trip to memory lane’

This tour will take you through the Heritage Trails of the early cultures in Malaysia – an insight into Malaysia‟s multi –
cultural society.

Chan See Shu Yuen Clan House
(one of the most interesting clan House in Malaysia)
China Town - (pre - war building)
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple - (Hindu Temple)
Central Market - (Build in 1930)
Sze Yeh Temple - (Build in 1880)
Jamek Mosque (closed on Friday)
(North India Islamic architecture)
Sultan Abdul Samad Building - (Merdeka Square)

       Minimum 2 adults
       Inclusive of lunch
       Please wear comfortable walking shoes, hat / cap

Departure       : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up         : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration        : 5 hrs

                                     Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
                                                            OPTIONAL TOURS
                                                                                                         Sit In Coach Tours

                                       GENTING HIGHLANDS TOUR
                                          ‘A day with lady luck & excitement’

Amidst the freshness of cool, crisp mountain air about 6,000 feet above sea level, lies Malaysia‟s only casino resort. Stop
at cable car station and take a skyway cable car ride, with a sky above you and a tropical rainforest below, ride up to the
hilltop on the longest and fastest cable car in Southeast Asia. Fringed by one of the oldest tropical jungles in the world,
you can try your luck at Blackjack, Keno, Roulette or a host of other casino games. If this is not your cup of tea, then take
time off to enjoy the numerous recreational facilities at the indoor and outdoor Theme Park.
There are corkscrew, euro express roller coaster, turbo drop, super tobonggan & sky venture – the one and only sky
diving simulator in Asia.

       Minimum 2 adults
       Those below 21 yrs old are not allowed into the casino
       Excluding : Theme Park tickets, Shows.

Departure        : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up          : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration         : 6 hrs

                                            A DAY IN RAINFOREST
                                                       ‘Back to nature’

The tour will expose you to the real feeling of being in the tropical rainforest of Malaysia, a guided tour by an expert on
Malaysian jungle. This specially designed program is to introduce you to the wonders and the beauty of a primary tropical
rainforest all in a day while staying in Kuala Lumpur.

The journey to the tropical rainforest in the outskirts of the city, will take approximately an hour. Along the way you pass
through typical Malay Villagers and scenes of friendly people going about their daily chores. Our first stop on the way is
the aboriginal museum. Among the displays are weapons used for hunting , clothing made from free barks, traditional
musical instruments etc. An introduction of the place and activities will be carried out immediately on arrival before
proceeding with jungle trekking by identifying various fruit trees. Lunch will be served at the jungle resort.

       Minimum 2 adults
       Inclusive of lunch
       Please wear comfortable walking shoes, hat / cap & bring along bath towel and spare clothing in case you„ll get wet or dirty
       Aboroginal Museum will closed every friday

Departure        : Mon - Thu at 9.30 am
Pick up          : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration         : 5.5 hrs

                                      Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
                                                               OPTIONAL TOURS
                                                                                                 Sit In Coach Tours

                           PUTRA JAYA & AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE PARK
                                            ‘Most intelligent city in Malaysia’

The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Putra Jaya takes approximately 50 minutes via the highway. Our first stop will be
Taman Warisan or Agricultural Heritage Park – a „living‟ museum for mango, rubber, coca, palm oil, durian, jackfruit, herbs
and etc. A demonstration on the entire rubber-manufacturing process from the time it is tapped and churned out as fully
smoked sheets will be shown during the tour.

Next proceed to Putra Jaya Government Centre, there are numerous new government complexes located in this new
township. The most imposing structure in Putrajaya is the thin pinkish Putra Mosque. Standing beside Dataran Putra and
facing the Putrajaya Lake, it incorporates architectural elements from Turkestan, Kazakhstan and Morocco. Another eye-
catching building is the Prime Minister‟s office – Putra Perdana. Other interesting places are Putra Bridge, Prime
Minister‟s residence.

        Minimum 2 adults
        Please wear comfortable walking shoes

Departure          : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up            : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration           : 5 hrs

                                ANIMAL WORLD SAFARI & WATER WORLD
                                         ‘Wildlife adventure & Water recreation’

The 150-acre A „Famosa Animal World Safari, an amazing wildlife safari is home to over 100 of the finest species from the
animal kingdom. Attractions include the Walk-through Area, Farm House, Monkey Island and adventurous truck drive
through the Safari itself. In addition, one‟s journey to the Animal World Safari would not be complete without catching its 4
spectacular and eye-catching shows namely Elephant Show, Bird Show, Multi-Animal Show and the highly exciting Wild
Wild West Show. These shows feature a host of intelligent and entertaining animals such as the Orang Utan that plays
golf, the smiling Buffalo, the cycling Elephant and many others.

Be prepared to slide into a world of fun and thrills the moment you set foot on the 20-acres Water World, the largest water
theme park in Malaysia. There are Wave Pool which gives a feeling of a beach away from the beach and highly exciting
High Speed Slides.

        Minimum 2 adults
        Please bring along your own bathing suit and towel
        Include : Lunch /entrance tickets to the Theme Park
        Water Park Closed on Tuesday

Departure          : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up            : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration : 8 hrs

                                        Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
                                                          OPTIONAL TOURS
                                                                                               Sit In Coach Tours

                                    SUNWAY LAGOON THEME PARK
                                                  ‘Fun, excitement, thrill !’

Spanning over 80 acres, Sunway Lagoon draws fun seekers from all over with its reputation as a theme lands, each
boasting their own exciting attractions. There are Adventure Park, Wild Wild West Water Park, Surf Beach and Elephant
Walk. A place where you will take home more than just memories. The Lagoon‟s mascot, captain quack, walks around the
entire Lagoon spreading his contagious energy and merriment to the visitors, while they enjoy the daily shows and many
exciting activities.

Proceed from departure point for a shopping tour to Malaysia‟s very own Leather and Batik showroom. From here, take a
ride to Petronas Twin Tower for photo shop before proceeding to Sunway Lagoon. Enjoy the many thrilling rides and
slides at Sunway Lagoon at your own leisure.

        Minimum 2 adults
        Entrance ticket to all parks
        Please bring along your bathing suit and towel

Departure          : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up            : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration : 6 hrs

**(closed on Tuesday except school / public holidays)**

                                PULAU KETAM ‘CRAB ISLAND TOUR’
                                  ‘Entire town, including its roads, build on stilts !’

Depart Kuala Lumpur for Port Klang in an hour – Malaysia‟s busiest port. The 30 minute ferry ride offers a panoramic view
of the busy harbour and the mangrove swamps of nearby islands.

On arrival at Pulau Ketam, take a leisurely stroll to see how an entire fishing community lives in a village where even the
roads are build on stilts. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
After lunch, catch the ferry for return trip to Port Klang. Drive up to view the fabulous palace of the Selangor Sultan.

Visit the Sultan Salahuddin Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque. Capped by one of the largest religious domes in the
world , the mosque occupies about 36 acres of beautiful parkland surrounded by the Municipal Council Tower, State
Library, State Museum and the Lake Gardens. Stop at Thean Hou Temple before we conclude our tour for the day.

        Minimum 2 adults
        Inclusive of lunch

Departure          : Daily at 8.30 am
Pick up            : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration           : 8 hrs

                                        Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
                                                         OPTIONAL TOURS
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                                              HISTORICAL MALACCA
                                              ‘More than 580 years of history’
Visit St. Peter‟s Church (1710) – the oldest Christian Church still in use in Malaysia. Drive past the largest 17 century
Chinese cemetery outside of China, located at Bukit China or Chinese Hill. Stop at the foothill to view the Sultan‟s Well
before driving through the Portuguese Settlement.
Proceed to view the famous gateway. „Port De Santiago‟ and the ruins of St. Paul‟s Church lined by 17 century Dutch
tombstones. Next on the list is “Red Square” – the salmon pink Dutch administrative buildings which today house the
Malacca Museum and government offices. Visit Christchurch before proceeding for lunch, we visit the „Abode Merciful
Clouds‟ or the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the only temple where you can find 3 major doctrines of local Chinese belief
under the same roof, viz : Taoim, Buddhism and Confucianism. Take a stroll along Malacca‟s Jonker Street, which ends
by the banks of the Malacca river.

       Minimum 2 adults
       Inclusive lunch

Departure        : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up          : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration         : 8 hrs

                                FIREFLIES AND KUALA SELANGOR
                                               ‘The flashing Christmas tree’

Proceed to Kuala Selangor town in the quiet hamlet of Kampung Kuantan, one of the largest firefly colonies in the world.

On arrival at Kuala Selangor, visit “Kota Melawati” formerly known as “Fort Altingsburg” , the execution block, royal
mausoleum and colonial buildings. A bird sanctuary park at the foot of Bukit Melawati is an ideal place for bird watchers to
watch migratory birds. Also found are silvered – leaf monkeys, butterflies etc.

Next proceed to Kampung Kuantan – the highlight of the tour. Row upstream in a small unmotorised boat (tongkang) in
the quiet darkness to witness the blinking trees. This scintillating display of fireflies portrays an image of a flashing
Christmas tree. The synchronized, rhythmic flashing is produced by the thousands of fireflies found in the mangrove
swamp of Kampung Kuantan. The skilled local oarsmen make this experience a memorable and unforgettable one.

       Minimum 2 adults
       Please bring along insect repellent
       Inclusive set seafood dinner

Departure        : Daily at 3.30 pm
Pick up          : 3.15 – 3.30 pm
Duration         : 8 hrs

                                      Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
                                                            OPTIONAL TOURS
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                                        ‘An adventurous outing’

The journey takes approximately 1 hour 45 minutes. Our first stop is the Aborigine Settlement.

Kuala Gandah Elephant conservation was established in 1989 by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks. The
center is a base for the Elephant Relocation Team, which began the elephant translocation programmed in 1974. The only
one of its kind in Malaysia, the team is dedicated to locating, subduing and then translocation problem elephants from
areas where their habitats are constantly being encroached by plantations and to other suitable habitats throughout the
Peninsular such as Taman Negara. Over the past 25 yrs the centre has helped prevent the further declined of the
elephant population by relocating more than 300 wild elephants. Tour includes elephant ride, elephant feeding and for
those who are brave, we suggest you bring a change of clothes and towel if you wish to participate in water activities such
as swimming and bathing the elephants in the river.

       Minimum 2 adults
       Please wear comfortable walking shoes, cap / hat and bring along bath towel and spare clothing in case you get wet or dirty
       Inclusive of lunch

Departure        : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up          : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration         : 8 hrs

                            NATIONAL ZOO & SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS TOUR
                                         ‘Fun and educational’

We begin our tour with National Zoo, the largest zoo in Malaysia and situated just outside the city limits and yet a world
away from its hustle and bustle. Located 13 km northeast of Kuala Lumpur, the National Zoo houses some 200 species of
animal, bird and reptiles, while the aquarium has 80 species of marine and fresh-water life. Within the extensive grounds
is an area for sea lions where visitors can see them being most active during feeding time.

Next, proceed to the Royal Selangor factory where upon arrival, you will be taken for a tour of the Pewter Gallery. The
Gallery offers a host of interactive displays and fascinating exhibits, aimed at educating and titillating the sense. From the
Gallery, we continue with the highlight of today‟s tour – „School of Hard Knocks‟. Using just a few simple tools (hammer,
wooden mould, scraper), make a pewter dish personalised with your initials or message that you wish to engrave onto the
dish. Step by step, the experienced pewtersmith will guide you through the simple processes of forming, scraping,
polishing and packing. The finished dish is for you to keep, along with an apron as a momento. A personalised certificate
will be presented to you to attest to your newfound skills.

       Minimum 2 adults
       Including skill training at School of Hard Knocks

Departure        : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up          : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration         : 5 hrs

                                      Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
                                                       OPTIONAL TOURS
                                                                                               Sit In Coach Tours

                                            GARDEN AND PARKS
                                     ‘Nature and environment outside the jungle’

An educational tour of nature and environment outside the jungle.

Orchid Garden – see over 800 varieties of orchid including the exotic species, thrive abundantly on one hectare of floral

The Butterfly Park – the butterfly park houses some 6,000 butterflies of over 120 species. The park is an imitation of the
butterfly‟s natural habitat. It includes more than 15,000 plants from 100 species that have been used to recreate a
Malaysian rainforest atmosphere.

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park – the largest bird park in South East Asia, houses thousands of birds representing nearly every
major species in this part of the world.

       Minimum 2 adults
       Excluding camera fees

Departure       : Daily at 9.30 am
Pick up         : 8.45 – 9.15 am
Duration        : 3.5 hrs

                                      Above tours are conducted by TOUR 51 MALAYSIA
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Airport Transportation

        KLIA to Hotel (USD55 per car per trip)
      Hotel to KLIA (USD50 per car per trip)
Note: 50% surcharge will be imposed for transfers after midnight

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