KAMPUNG is considered as a living form of tradition on the grounds of Petronas Twin Towers this modernizing time. You’ll find many traditional Malay buildings along with awesome foodie destinations. It is located in Kuala Lumpur, the national capital of Malaysia.
Following is the list of top things to do in Kampung :
1. Float Past Magical Fireflies on the Selangor River
If you like fireflies and want to see something new in it, then this place will give you a different experience. You will be pron into the boat and will be rowed silently to the river.
This entire experience is for 20 minutes where you can enjoy the fireflies lighting up the mangroves in unison. For those who want to get out of the bustling city and see a small fishing village and Mother Nature at her finest, this could be the best addition in their time in Kuala Lumpur.
- Cost: 53 MYR ($12.50 USD) per wooden boat and each boat consists of 4 persons, for a single person 13.25 MYR ($3 USD).
20 MYR ($4.70 USD) per person for the electric boat in which 15-22 people can sit.
- Time: Till 7 p.m.•
2.KL Tower Mini Zoo
It’s a small zoo where you will find exotic animals which are pretty good for this area. These includes Giant turtles, goats, ferrets, birds, llamas etc and also snakes, prairie dogs, emus, many more different animals. These animals are well cleaned and cared. You can feed these animals. Entire visit will be for 2 hours. Take your comfortable shoes as there is a lot of stepping and the staff here are very friendly.
- Location:Ground Floor, Menara Kuala Lumpur, WP, Jalan Puncak, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
It is a shopping center located in the prime part of the city. All the fashionistas visit this place because of the cool collection they had.
You will also find some international collection such as Coach, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Juicy Couture, MaxMara, Versace and Yves Saint Laurent along with this Local brand available here include Forever 21, Pull & Bear, MNG Mango, Salabianca. Six different shopping zones are present in this seven-story building which will offer a wide range of products.
- Location:168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
4.Kilim Karst Geoforest Park
It is a geological park featuring many mangrove swamps, beaches, and the unique karstic hills. You will end up seeing different things at one place these includes mangrove swamps, beaches, and the unique karstic hills.
The Boat is one of the ways through which you can explore the whole hills, boat riding will provide you with both knowledge and fun.
Caves are the next important thing you will find here, these caves are given names like Crocodile Cave, Cave of Legends, and Bat Cave. Animals like otters, monitor lizards, macaques, and tree crabs, and bird species such as kingfishers, white-bellied, fish eagles, the Brahminy kite and kite eagles can be seen here in abundance which is very rare to find. Entry is free.
- Location: Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, Langkawi Island
- Time: 24hrs
5.Pekan Kuah Night Market
This market is famous for the variety of goods be it delicious food variety, toys, drinks, gadgets. You will find a great diversity. The highlight of the market is the local food served here- from fresh fruits to delicious street-food.
You can reach here by:
- By Taxi
- By Car/ Bike/ Scooter
- By Bicycle
- Timings : 7pm-10pm
- Location: Lencongan Putra 3, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, Langkawi Island.
5.Langkawi Wildlife Park
With a grand variety of Macaws, Flamingos, raccoons, crocodiles with a wide range of mammals, reptiles, birds, the Langkawi wildlife park is set to please the visitors and wildlife lovers.
And the best thing is that you can actually feed them. You can enjoy Porcupine feeding, ostrich feeding, arapaima feeding, monkeys feeding on your visit. Bird feeding is the most memorable experience.
- Ticket Price: Adult: RM28.00
Child (3–12 years): RM18.00
- Timings: Tickets are sold up to 6:00 pm. The park closes at 7:30 pm.
Underwater World Langkawi, also called as UWL is a big freshwater aquarium in Asia and the largest aquarium in Malaysia. Visitors can see animals, birds, inhabitants or the Sub-Antarctic, temperate, tropical rainforest regions and many different forms.
The main attraction is the gigantic tank accommodating 600,000 liters of seawater. Many sea creatures are also seen here like Sharks, stingrays with 4000 varieties of fish.
Photography is allowed for free but flash should be switched off. Ramp walks, wheelchairs are available for handicapped visitors.
- Ticket Prices
Children (3-12 years old): RM33
Malaysian Senior Citizens :RM26 For 50 years old & above
Exhibitions/Display: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Public/School Holidays: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm
Is best known for its shorelines. Tanjung Rhu has crystal clear waters and powder-fine sand. The jungle has a great corridor and the environment consists of a peaceful walk or a casual stroll.
This area is absolutely secluded from the best part of the city, hence it is perfect for those who are looking for a secluded stay. The air is crisp, cool and breezy that offers you ultimate comfort. You will find a number of resorts, hotels, and restaurants available for stay or dinner.
- You can reach here by :Rented car, motorbike or jetty.
- Entry is free and it is open for 24 hours but the best time to visit is 10am-8pm.
- Location: Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia, Langkawi Island
8. Haong Waterfall
It is a mountain consist of a cliff and waterfall. Inaccessible at one time and has become a popular tourist destination in Kampong Cham province. It is the place where one can experience real nature. Here are 1,800 hectares of the jungle at Haong.
It is located in the Memut district on the border of Tambe district, about 90 kilometers east of the provincial town. The road to Haong is mostly empty, so it is recommended that you should either take a tour there or travel with a group of people. You will need a local expert or local guide who can provide you all the necessary information related to that place.
- Location: Memot, Cambodia, Snuol
- Ticket: Free
9. Chhrouy Chek
It was built for stocking water to irrigate the rice fields. Its beautiful flora and water sources have made it a popular location for Kampong Cham dwellers to visit. Young people, in particular, enjoy swimming there.
This place is located 15 kilometers from the provincial town, north of Kampong Seim District where you can take floating houses that can be rented for 2,000Riel (USD0.50), where you can sit and relax. Boats are also available to rent.
10.Srey and Phnom Pros
The pagoda of Phnom Pros is officially known as What Sovan Kiri Rotanak Phnom Pros.
You will see five high-peak temples on the Phnom Srey and Phnom Pros. The temple is built on the basis of Bontey Srey temple. Two pagodas are there that are located close to each other. One of the pagodas has two peaks built in Sang Kum Reas Niyum time and the other one has been built recently. A big statue, which is 15-meters in height and is named Keo So is located below the temple.
Cost:The cost of entry is included in the payment at Wat Nokor Bachey (about $3 for all three).
11.Han Chey Mountain
Its official name is Chey Kiri Mountain. It is located at the East of Kampong Cham province, at the northern part of Mekong River.
The Peak of the mountain can be reached by 295 beautiful stair steps, and consists of the pogada and the temple of Kuk made of ancient solid bricks each has the seven-square meter size, also there is another temple having a square shape made of sandstone located at the North of pagoda; at the valley of the mountain, there is another temple called Pra Sat Neang Khmao made up of stones.
Each of these stones has seven-square meters in size. The mountain of Han Chey consists of much beautiful scenery and has many visitors. The international visitors who go there as the group generally prefer the boat.
Location:Eastern part of Kampong Cham province
This mansion has been a silent spectator of all the glories and grandeur of the monarchs of Cambodia. Provinces include a beautiful fountain.
Once you are inside the King's Residence, Kampong Cham here you will find a number of chambers which were used for various purposes. This architecture is spread over acres of land.
The King's Residence, Kampong Cham stands tall as a testimony to all the events that have taken place over the years.
Cost: Adult: RM5(LOCAL)
children(6-12 years): RM2(Local)
Location:Jalan Istana, Kuala Lumpur 50566, Malaysia
Time: Daily ( 9am-5pm)
13.Wat Joy T'maw
It is considered as a part of the highest vacation destinations in Kampong Cham and is gone by a large number of voyagers from everywhere throughout the world.
It is a treat for the eyes and the art lovers will be pleasantly surprised by the intricate patterns and minute sculpture which speaks of the brilliance showed by the sculptors.
It is positioned on the northern end of the River Road and one see the beautiful Mekong River from the temple complex.