Neighbourhood Guide

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Out and About around Sama-Sama Hotel KL International Airport

Beautiful eco-tourism spots, world class F1 circuit tour, indigenous cultural village experience, quirky street dining eats and more. Get the best out and about the neighbourhood when you stay with us.

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Anjung Spotter

  • Can fit 40 persons at a time, Anjung Spotter is perfect for plane spotters and aviation enthusiasts. This plane spotter deck also falls as an insta-worthy spot for that social media post. The deck is strategically located at Jalan Pekeliling next to Runway 32 Left to help visitors and photographers have a closer encounter with the aircraft and capture perfect Instagram-worthy shots at KLIA.

    Where: Jalan Pekeliling next to Runway 32 Left, KLIA

    Hours: 7am to 7pm

    Distance from Hotel: 4.7KM

    Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 20)

    2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 80)

    Did you know?

    Anjung Spotter is Malaysia’s fist of its kind, outdoor plane observation deck. The deck was constructed within the 10km-by-10km KLIA perimeter for the public to capture panoramic moments of aircraft taking off and landing from a strategic location. If you’re coming using your own transport, parking is ample on the roadside. Go slow once you see the purple observation deck. There are no beverage vending machines and toilets.

Ganofarm Mushroom Farm Tanjung Sepat Town

Ganofarm is a Malaysian based mushroom research company that cultivates, develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of mushroom-based products. One of its kind in Malaysia where they conveniently integrate promotion of products, services, education and training, all under one roof.

Also rendered homestay services, contact GanoFarm Homestay at +6019 264 2480 or email enquiry@ganofarm.com for more details.

Where: 700, Jalan Laut Membiru, Taman Pelangi, 42800 Tanjong Sepat, Selangor

Hours: 9am to 6pm

Phone: +603 3197 5600

Distance from Hotel: 56.2KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 67)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 69)

Did you know?

Ganofarm also houses Grusonn Wellness Cafe that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee with organic produce. It is a concept cafe that highlights on mushrooms. From farm to table, and supplement range of mushroom products are available. Opening hours is from 10AM to 9PM. For reservations contact +603-8074 0639 or email at enquiry@grusonn.com

Warung Bunian

Hawker stall type of eatery, their breakfast menu consists of an array of mouthwatering dishes such as nasi lemak telur bungkus, roti jiwa kacau, and gulai ketam. There is a different menu each day to ensure that the customers will not get bored with the same dishes every day, but the nasi lemak telur bungkus remains a constant. Thus, it matters not which day you choose to be there, because this signature dish of theirs will always be available.

When locating Warung Bunian on your GPS prove to be difficult, you can always try Restoran Tapak Sulaiman, which turns out to be the ‘official’ name of this eatery.

Where: Jalan Jamaludin, Kampung Sungai Merab, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Hours: 7am to 2:30pm

Phone: +6017 3812 246

Distance from Hotel: 28.2KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 27)

Did you know?

It does not matter what time it is, the place will always be packed with people, even though it can only fit up to 120 people at a time. Best to place for a reservation with them beforehand. Otherwise, you might as well try your luck some other day.

Huang Yan Food Court

Serving up hawker style Chinese cuisine that is richly flavoured. The lifeline to locals and even travellers by helping to keep food budgets low, food presentation is not a priority but quality and freshness is always top notch at this food court area.

A must try signature popular dish includes Bak Kut Teh, a pork rib dish cooked in broth popularly served in Malaysia. Vegetarian dishes are also available.

Where: 76 Jalan 5, Pekan Sungai Pelek, 43950 Sungai Pelek, Selangor

Hours: 11am – 10pm

Phone: Nil

Distance from Hotel: 32KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 69)

Did you know?

If you decide to drive, open car parking space for visitors can be found behind the Chinese traditional social club or kongsi, performing stage.

Cyberjaya Lake Gardens

Cyberjaya Lake Gardens or Taman Tasik Cyberjaya is an urban wildlife sanctuary carefully preserved by Sepang Municipal Council. The free entrance lake gardens has a huge natural lake surrounded by a jogging/walking track amidst lush tropical green forest wetlands. A popular place for outdoor lovers, picnickers and family get-togethers.

Part of the track is elevated over water and wetlands and chances are you may find iguanas, migratory and local birds, monkeys and squirrels as you walk and enjoy the close to nature atmosphere and surroundings. A lookout tower is situated at one end and you could also cycle round the park as on weekends there are people there to hire bicycles.

Public toilets are available for 30cents per entry that is well kept and clean. 200 open-air free parking space is also available. Best time to visit is in the mornings for that unadultered crisp and clear air.

Where: Persiaran Semarak api, Cyber 4, 63000, Cyberjaya, Selangor

Hours: –

Phone: +603 8318 0008

Distance from Hotel: 31.7KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 84)

Did you know?

Cyberjaya Lake Gardens also houses the Cyberjaya Community Club which also include outdoor and indoor sports facilities and function room for hire at a fee for that memorable quality time among friends and family. Contact them at +603 8318 0008 or email at kelabkomuniticyberjaya@gmail.com for more details. Or visit their website at https://kelabkomuniticyberjaya.weebly.com/ to know more on facilities usage pricing.

Raja Haji Fisabillah Mosque

One The Raja Haji Fisabilillah Mosque or Cyberjaya Mosque is a principal mosque in Cyberjaya, Sepang, and Selangor, Malaysia. This modern futuristic mosque was named after Raja Haji Fisabilillah ibni Daeng Chelak, a Bugis warrior from Penyengat Island, Indonesia. A great place for those who are interested in modern futuristic architecture.

This futuristic mosque hosts a wide range of activities, including Ramadan bazaars, marriage ceremonies, and Friday markets. Facilities include elevators for the elderly and disabled, a function room for weddings, and a playground for children.

Best to dress conservatively with loose fitting long pants and shirts/blouse as this is a worship place. As this is a holy place for Muslims, be courteous to worshippers at the mosque during your visit.

Where: Lot 1, Persiaran Semarak Api, Cyber 1, 63000, Cyberjaya, Selangor

Hours: Open 24hrs

Phone:+603 8322 0096

Distance from Hotel: 30.6KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 84)

Did you know?

Masjid Raja Haji Fisabillah is first mosque in Malaysia to be awarded with a Platinum – Green Building Index, using energy-efficient LED lights, natural air ventilation, rooftop solar panels, and rainwater harvesting system to cater to over 5,000 worshippers.

Rumah Penghulu, Lama Sungai Pelek

A traditional wooden Malay house in Kampung Baru Sungai Pelek has just been unveiled by Sepang Municipal Council after years of being hidden by overgrowth. Formerly the residence of the Sungai Pelek penghulu or head of village, it was abandoned 30 years ago.

Now part of Sepang’s tourist attraction, Rumah Penghulu Lama Sungai Pelek pose as a window for tourists in exploring traditional Malay housing architecture and knowing the history of Sungai Pelek town.

Where: Pekan Sungai Pelek, 43950 Sungai Pelek, Sepang Selangor

Hours: 9am – 6pm

Phone: +603 8319 0200

Distance from Hotel: 56.1Km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 69)

Did you know?

Old buildings are not the only source of historic fascination in this town. Don’t miss out on the ferry service behind Taman Ria, which takes motorcyclists and pedestrians in just under 5 minutes across Sungai Sepang to Bukit Pelanduk, Seremban, has been run by the same family of boatmen for a century. Strike a conversation with the boatmen. He’d be happy to give you an oral history of the town which dated back as early as 1900s.

Pasar Dengkil

Vibrant, successful wet market, filled with shops that sell a large variety of food and goods and fresh produce. Come here for a cheap shopping and large array of goods and produce, displayed by hundreds of vendors. Opens every Sunday.

Where: Taman Dengkil, 43800 Dengkil, Selangor

Hours: 7am – 12pm

Phone: Nil

Distance from Hotel: 17.5KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 84)

Did you know?

An Asian style wet market, Pasar Dengkil house all the freshest raw fish, butchered meat, butchered chicken , vegetables, fruits, fresh soybean milk, cooked Malaysian food, fresh cut flowers, even live pets.

Mah Meri Cultural Village

Known as the village of the Mask Man of Malaysia. An up-close personal experience with the Mah Meri indigenous tribe, they are 1 of the 19 indigenous tribes in Peninsular Malaysia. Widely regarded as some of the best mask makers in the world. On Pulau Carey island, 40km southwest of Kuala Lumpur (reachable by road), this Orang Asli village is well worth a visit to learn about the distinct culture and traditions of the Mah Meri, a subgroup of the Senoi people who live along the coast of Selangor.

Drop by the village museum for excellent displays of Mah Meri art, with accompanying texts explaining the mythologies and local legends. You can order wood carvings at the village centre, or pick up less expensive, but still wonderfully pretty, woven baskets and mats made from pandanus leaves, or palm-leaf origami. You can also rent bikes to explore the rest of the island. The Mah Meri Cultural Village is well signposted. If you’re in a group, browse the website for packages that include food, handicraft demonstrations (carving mangrove timber and origami) and perhaps hands-on lessons.

Entrance fee is from RM20. Call Mah Meri Cultural Village at +6010 2522 800 or email them at atmmcvinfo@gmail.com to make your bookings.

Where: Orang Asli Kampung, Bukit Bangkong, 43950, Tanjong Sepat, Selangor

Hours: 10am to 6pm (Open only on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)

Phone: +6010 2522 800

Distance from Hotel: 54.9KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 75)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 169)

Did you know?

The Mah Meri are renowned for masterful woodcarving and expressive masks worn during dance rituals to represent ancestral spirits. Call or email atmmcvinfo@gmail.com before making the journey, as the cultural village mostly caters to visiting groups.

Banghuris Homestay

Banghuris is a name representing three villages namely Kampung Bukit Bangkong, Kampung Hulu Chuchuh and Kampung Hulu Teris in Sepang. If you ever think of staying at homestay, then try Banghuris Homestay. With a population of over 3,000 Banghuris folks will definitely fascinate visitors with their way of life, culture and their tradition.

Banghuris also offers a host of agrotourism activities. Visitors will be taken for an educational tour to the coconut, star fruit, guava and palm oil plantations. A visit to the orchid and hydroponics vegetable farms is lined-up for you too!

Some of the activities you can do while you are at Banghuris are:

  • Fishing at the pond
  • Picking/Processing coffee
  • Visiting oil palm farm
  • Visiting Rubber Estate
  • Play local games with the villagers
  • Rubber tapping, fishing, visit plantation and factories

Where: Jalan Tailong,Kampung Hulu Chuchoh, 43950 Sepang, Selangor

Hours: According to Reservations

Phone: +6013 3003 942 (Mrs. Misriah/Tuan Hj. Basir bin Wagiman)

Email: banghuris_homestay@yahoo.com

Distance from Hotel: 37.7KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 106)

Did you know?

Banghuris Homestay is the perfect place to explore the culture and community of the local villagers. Featuring budgeted guestrooms, you can be a part of them by getting involved in the games and cultures of the local folk. Experience the warm hospitality and local delicacies and meals offered at Banghuris Homestay.

Aqua X Sport Village

Aqua X consist of the various water activities at Aqua X Water Sports Village. Pack up your water sports attire for a fun-filled wet day!

Some of the activities you might want to try:

  • Jet ski rides
  • Banana Boat rides
  • Flying Fish
  • River Cruise
  • Sailing Adventure
  • Bungee Trampoline
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • and many other water activities

Where: AVANI Goldcoast Resort, Pantai Bagan Lalang, 43950 Sungai Pelek, Selangor

Hours: 9am – 6pm

Phone:+6010 888 0569

Email: mike.oceanica@gmail.com

Distance from Hotel: 39KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 169)

Did you know?

Aqua X Water Sports Village is Malaysia first professionally run watersports village. They are located within Avani Sepang GoldCoast Resort. Call them at +6010 888 0569 or email at mike.oceanica@gmail.com for more details on their services. You can also Facebook them at Fb: Aqua X Extreme Sports.

Bukit Berot Jenderam Hulu

Experience some of the magnificent views of the natural trails you can try hiking in Malaysia with its excellent species of flora and fauna to be found at the trails.

Best for hiking during early morning to catch that crisp unadultered dawn air and sunrise. Make sure to wear sporting clothes. Hiking boots is preferable, sports shoes is passable. You may also want to pack up a change of clothing should you feel like a detour on your way down at the waterfall area for some cool and refreshing rest stop.

Where: Kampung Jenderam Hulu, 43900 Sepang, Selangor

Hours: 7am – 2pm

Phone: +6012 261 3952

Distance from Hotel: 20.5KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 50)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 84)

Did you know?

Famously known for its beginner level trekking and hiking trail, it is advisable to contact a local representative before you make way for your hiking activities as a precaution and safety measures.

You may contact any of them prior to your activity:

Erol : +6012 264 7783

Nazri : +601 226 13952

Syakir : +6013 310 8215

River Cruise at Sungai Besar Sepang

The water may not be crystal clear, but that does not stop people from having some fun in the sun at Sepang Besar River or Sungai Besar Sepang. The mangrove used to be a popular attraction as trees used to grow abundantly along the coastal fringes and river mouths, but much of the natural vegetation has been lost to development. However, some patches of mangrove swamps are still present.

Hire a river cruise from Rumah Rakit Ewan Sepang Besar and go on a two-hour river cruise which will take you along a scenic route of Sungai Besar Sepang.

Where: Kampung Bagan Lalang, Sungai Pelek, Selangor

Hours: According to Reservations

Phone: +6017 674 6030

Distance from Hotel: 30.5KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 65)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 27)

Did you know?

Sungai Besar Sepang used to be nicknamed as the “Nipah River” for its putrid state 20 years ago. Since then, various initiatives have been taken by the Sepang Municipal Council in the effort to clean the river. Currently not as brackish two decades ago, the cleaning process is still being done in stages.

Dragon Fruits Farm Sepang (Multi Rich Pitaya)

Also known as Multi Rich Pitaya, “pitaya” being another name for Dragon Fruit, welcomes visitors. You can wander round the farm and buy some fresh dragon fruit in their basic shop. The ones you can buy here have been allowed to ripen fully on the vine and taste much sweeter than those you find in the supermarket. They also sell a dragon fruit enzyme drink which is a delicious and healthy tonic.

Where: Multi Rich Pitaya Dragon Fruit, No 126 Kampung Baru, 43900 Sepang, Selangor

Hours: 8am – 7.30pm

Phone: +6016 666 8736 / +6019 255 3194 (Mr Tang)

Distance from Hotel: 26.7KM

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 80)

Did you know?

The farm also provides free dragon fruit tasting. Besides that, the farm also sells the iconic ice-cream Malaysia and juice that made from dragon fruit too.

KLIA Jungle Broadwalk

While other airports boast of their flower gardens, the Kuala Lumpur International Airport has an entire forest at their disposal. KLIA Jungle boardwalk is a nice mini forest right inside the terminal located near gates C-11 to C-17. Entrance is free.

You can find several dozen varieties of flora exists inside the jungle boardwalk and can easily identify them with name plates that provide brief description and identification for the plants.

Where: Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang Selangor.

Hours: 7am-7pm

Phone: +603 8776 2000

Distance from Hotel: 4km, located near gates C-11 to C-17

Get here: Located passed the immigration checkpoint, KLIA Jungle Boardwalk is only accessible for departing passengers or travellers in transit.

Did you know?

KLIA Jungle Boardwalk also has a waterfall. Surrounded by lush greeneries, KLIA is living to its own nickname of “an airport in the forest” and forest in the airport”.

Tanjung Sepat Selangor

Tanjung Sepat is a pleasant, small seaside town with a few attractions and places to eat for a day-trip or weekend stay from KL. The population is predominately Chinese and many of the houses are quaint wooden homes with tin roofs arranged in a grid street pattern.

A self-guided sightseeing tour is a great way to spend a day in Tanjung Sepat. The small fishing town in Kuala Langat in Selangor is named after a type of fish called Sepat. The cape town is perfect for a day trip getaway from the city.

Other activities you can do include:

  1. Fishing boats docking in action
  2. Explore all about mushrooms at Ganofarm
  3. A visit to home-based fresh fish ball factory, Thong Hsing Trading
  4. A visit to a small shop, Yek Loong Enterprise to buy more fish products
  5. Souvenir buying at popular gift shop named, Qing Ren Qiao Souvenir Shop

Where: Tanjung Sepat,Selangor

Hours: Nil

Phone: +603 8319 0200 / 300

Distance from Hotel: 21km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 80)

Did you know?

It is recommended that you start the day there early to catch a popular eatery named YiKee Seafood Bak Kut Teh. In fact, the eatery starts their food service as early as 7.30 am and usually runs out of food by 10 am. It’s not just a tourist haunt, but many locals also flock there for a piping hot clay pot of herbal soup filled to the brim with meat and seafood. After breakfast, take a leisure stroll through the main morning market just to check what they offer.

Pantai Morib, Banting Selangor

Known as Malaysia’s “Gold Coast”. The seafront has been transformed into an esplanade which is a long, open and level area next to a large body of water where people walk by. For people who like to take picture, there is a lookout tower that show the beautiful mangroves and coastal scenery.

Popular activities here include beach football and volleyball, kite-flying as well as golf at the seaside Sri Morib Golf Club.

Where: Bagan Lalang Beach (Sungai Pelek), Sepang

Hours: 11am-6:30pm

Phone: +603-31872825 / +603 3187 2732 / +603 3187 8957

Email: admin@mdkl.gov.my

Distance from Hotel: 23.7km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 65)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 190)

Did you know?

A World War 2 memorial in Pantai Morib commemorates the landing of the Indian army here in September 1945 as part of Operation Tiderace, involving the liberation of Malaya from the Japanese army. One of the soldiers to land here was Muhammad Zia-ul-haq, who eventually became the 6th president of Pakistan.

Bagan Lalang Beach Festival

An annual beach event conducted by State of Selangor for Bagan Lalang beach, the event have various water activities and sports, like beach football, beach handball, international silat festival, building sand castles, catching ducks, beat the pillow, slippery-pole climbing and Traditional kite (Wau) competitions.

Best to catch the next Bagan Lalang Beach Festival in August 2019, 2020 and 2021. And don’t forget to bring in some watersport friendly attire.

Where: Bagan Lalang Beach (Sungai Pelek), Sepang

Period: August 2019, 2020 and 2021

Phone: +603-8319 0200 / 300

Distance from Hotel: 17km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 69)

Did you know?

On the low tide and when you like big waves should visit the beach between 6am and noon and from 7pm onwards. The water level is highest during full moon as well as the first and 15th day of every month in the Chinese lunar calendar. It is also high in August and from September to December.

National Automobile Museum

Get to know Malaysia automotive history since 1980s. Muscle your way through spectacular car collection that has been used in the country. From the popular 1923 Ford Speedster to the sexy Jaguar Type-E. That alone is worth the visit.

Where: 27, Sepang International Circuit, Sepang

Hours: 9am-6pm (Free Entry)

Phone: +603 8787 4759

Distance from Hotel: 13km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM 35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 80)

Did you know?

The museum is very good for car enthusiasts who wish to inspect vintage cars at a close proximity. Because of it being a museum, what better way to inculcate a sense of automotive pride than making this as a perfect school field trip.

Sepang International Kart Circuit (SIKC)

11 challenging corners and 1.247km long track, show and prove your adrenaline rush on the replicated F1 circuit by world renowned F1 Track designer, Hermann Tilke.

There are a few type of karts that is available for hire:

  1. 200cc, 4 stroke, Engine 6.5 horsepower (Beginner) (From RM40 per person)
  2. 100cc, 2 stroke, Engine 16 horsepower (Intermediate) (From RM100 per person)
  3. 125cc, 2 stroke, Engine 21 horsepower (Experienced) (From RM150 per person)

It is better to book in advance to avoid a wasted journey. For safety reasons, riders are required to wear shoes (not flip flops/sandals) and long trousers. The minimum age for go karting is 13 years old.

Where: 344, Sepang F1 Circuit, Sepang

Hours: 9am-6pm

Phone: +6013-591 6267/ +6017-875 7889

Email: zulkiflie.zainuddin@sepangcircuit.com/ inquiries@sepangcircuit.com

Distance from Hotel: 13km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 80)

Did you know?

Find out more about SIKC and its on Facebook, Fb: Sepang International Kart Circuit. Are you a student? Present your valid student ID card to be eligible for their student’s discount.

Mitsui Outlet Park Sepang

All you need for a shopping stopover retreat near KL International Airport. A good retail therapy with a myriad of upper-middle to high-end brands can be found in this factory outlet mall.

Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang (MOP) is a factory outlet shopping mall advocating a factory outlet concept. MOP offers a myriad of upper-middle to high-end off seasoned brands and products at attractive discounts and not forgetting a Japanese Specialty Store (Japan Avenue), introducing Japanese Art, Culture, Music and Culinary Delights.

Catering to a diverse group of customers, MOP also offers an array of scrumptious fare ranging from authentic Malay cuisine, oriental fare to western delights, cafes and a food court.

Where: Persiaran Komersial, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, KLIA

Hours: 10am-10pm

Phone: +603 8777 9300

Distance from Hotel: 7km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM20)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM63)

Did you know?

There is a free shuttle from KLIA which takes about 10 minutes to the outlet mall. It runs about every 20 minutes from pickup/ drop-off point at Level 1, KLIA Main Terminal Building. Look for the shuttle bus signage.

Sepang International Circuit (SIC)

Take a sneak peek of scheduled private tests at the track. Go on a guided tour of Malaysia F1 circuit from the Grandstand, Race Control Room to the Paddock Area. And get your picture taken at the podium like the race legends celebrated their victories.

Things to do at Sepang International Circuit:

  1. Go-Kart at Sepang International Kart Circuit (From RM42 per person)
  2. Guided Tour of SIC (From RM53 per person)
  3. Paintball at Taxi Parking (From RM127 per person)

Where: Jalan Pekeliling, KLIA

Hours: 9am-6pm (Closed: Saturday/Sunday)

Phone: +603 8778 2222

Distance from Hotel: 12km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM35)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 80)

Did you know?

The state-of-the-art circuit, Sepang International Circuit was officially opened on March 9, 1999 by former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. It was completed in a record 14 months and with the recognition of its ultramodern facilities, it was given the honour to incorporate the F1 logo in its name. For further information on bookings and venue availability, please contact at +603 8778 2222.

Flight Landing View (KLIA)

Have a thing for planes? Get good spot to view landing aeroplanes and watch as they fly by right above your head. Best to have a decent 70mm or 115mm lenses if you’re planning to do plane spotting!

The best way to reach is by car as there is no public transportation available around the area. The weather in the area is always unpredictable and you will very likely have rainy days and lots of clouds during your stay. There is no real ideal time to visit, just a few months to avoid because of heavy rain. The best time to visit is from January to August.

You can also find more on plane spotting at the area by browsing this nifty website https://www.spotterguide.net/planespotting/asia/malaysia/kuala-lumpur-kul-wmkk/

Where: 27, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang

Hours: Open 24hrs

Phone: Nil

Distance from Hotel: 19km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM20)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM80)

Did you know?

You can look up the official airport website for the upcoming arrivals and also ETAs for the flights. Otherwise check Flightradar24 or flightstats to spot any special planes arriving from the runways. The road around the airport has no traffic lights and very little traffic, making it possible to switch in 3-5 minutes.

Gateway@klia2 Mall

Do that last minute shopping in this mall-within-airport as this integrated complex satisfy your travelling needs. Located between klia2 Departure’s drop-off area and klia2 Main Terminal Building, you can also dine and shop while watching planes take off from the airport!

The Gateway@klia2 Mall is strategically located as the bustling integrated complex that is designed to welcome an estimated 25 million people per year into the world’s largest low-cost carrier terminal, klia2 airport.

With 350,000 square feet of retail space spanning over 4 levels and a fresh airport-within-a-mall concept, the Gateway@klia2 Mall is a must-see attraction.

Where: 26, KLIA, Selangor

Hours: 8am-12midnight

Phone: +603 8775 6500

Distance from Hotel: 6km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM20)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 63)

3) ERL/ KLIA Transit (From RM2)

Did you know?

Gateway@klia2 Mall has also a mix of Malaysia foods stalls and restaurants with very reasonable pricing. You can also can find convenience shops like Family Mart and KK Mart. Find more about the mall at

http://gatewayklia2.com.my/

Tadom Hill

Pump up your travelling tempo with activities including ATV tours, Bamboo Raft building, Flying Fox and Tarzan Swing. Best for family and the adventurer at heart.

Packages available for booking:

  1. Day Pass – Access to all land and water activities for one day only, except atv and flying fox (From RM22 per person)
  2. Family Day Packages (From RM80 per person)
  3. Team Building Packages (From RM116 per person)
  4. Obstacle Program Packages (From RM65 per person)
  5. Bamboo Raft Packages (From RM65 per person)
  6. Combo Package – Includes a combination of Day Pass+Flying Fox+Abseiling (From RM75 per person)

Activities that are available:

  1. Tadom Flying Fox (From RM30 per person)
  2. All Terrain Vehicle (ATV Ride) (From RM43 per person)
  3. Archery (From RM15 per 10 arrows)
  4. Sumpit (From RM10 per 10 arrows)
  5. Floating Bamboo Lounging Chair.
  6. Outdoor Fun Games. Limbo, giant Jenga, giant checkers, volleyball, ping pong, badminton, basketball, tug of war etc.

Where: Kg Labohan Dagang, Kg Orang Asli Bukit Tadom, Daerah Kuala Langat, Banting

Hours: 9am-6:45pm

Phone: +6012 522 5908 / +6012 5225728

Distance from Hotel: 14km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 106)

Did you know?

‘Tadom’ is an orang asli word and many of the employees come from the local orang asli community. Nearly all the structures in the resort are made from bamboo, giving a relaxed beach style feel to the place even though it is far from the sea. With the majestic natural view, Tadom Hill also offers for Pre-Wedding Photoshoot package. Priced at RM300 per shoot, find out more on the package by contacting +6012 522 5908 / +6012 5225728 or email at reservations@tadomhillresorts.com

Paya Indah Wetlands

A hidden gem nearby the airport quarter, eco-tourism has never been better. Great for nature lovers. Enjoy a day trip surrounded by lush greenery and sublime atmosphere of chirping birds. Perfect for that short leisure family outing.

Activities while you are here:

  1. Lookout Tower – 360 degrees view of the whole area.
  2. Bird Watching – The park is open for bird watching from 7:30am to 7pm.
  3. Nature Walk on the Typha Trail.
  4. Cycling – Bikes are available for hire (From RM5 per 2 hours).
  5. Hippo Feeding – Best time to see them is feeding time (10am-10:30am).

6 Crocodile Feeding – Crocs’ feeding session is on Saturdays and Sundays only (11am-11:30am).

  1. Fishing at Typha Lake – No live bait is allowed. Lake is open every day except Fridays from 8am-6:30pm (From RM10 per rod)
  2. Kayaking – Available from 9am-6pm (From RM7 per hour)

Where: KM 4, Jalan Dengkil, Banting, Dengkil

Hours: 8am-6pm (No Admission Fee)

Phone: +603 8768 7616

Email: piw@wildlife.gov.my

Distance from Hotel: 19km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM84)

Did you know?

Want to stay overnight? Air-conditioned accommodation is also available. Choose from 29 chalets which sleep 2 people price from RM120 per night. Dormitories and camp site are also available from RM9 per person/night. For reservations and bookings, contact +603 8768 7616 or email piw@wildlife.gov.my.

Bukit melati Nilai (Melati Hill)

A good track for beginners hikers and even children. Opt to hike for one or all six peaks if you’re feeling adventurous as peaks are very close to each other. Situated near a housing area, the trails are also appropriately marked with ropes. And the sunrise view is worth catching.

Driving to Melati Hill? You may may park your vehicle along the side road of Jalan BBN 11/4.

Where: Jln BBN 11/4, Bandar Baru Nilai, 71800 Nilai

Hours: 8:30am-6:30pm (Closed: Friday)

Phone: +606 7989 000

Distance from Hotel: 18km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 106)

Did you know?

There is no admission fee. The six peaks are so close to each other; Centipede Hill, Monkey Hill, Cobra Hill, Eagle Hill and Mosquito Hill. The most popular is Centipede Hill as it is the most visited by beginners and budding hikers.

GK Organic Farm

Set for eco-tourism, experience full organic buffet plus hands on environmental activities including planting to harvesting and even barefooted farm walk. Get in touch with the team at GK Organic Farm to know more and plan your own environmental activities!

Pre-booking and reservations are required. Intending to make a purchase? Bring your own recycle bags as plastic bags will be charged at RM0.20 per bag.

Activities below is included when you reserve for a Luncheon at the farm resident F&B outlet, Tai’s Choice kitchen@GKOrgfarm (From RM79 per person):

  1. Guided Farm Tour
  2. Enzyme Making Demo and Tasting
  3. Talk on organic and environment

Where: Lot 1819, Jalan Besar, Kampung Sungai Buah, Dengkil

Hours: 8am-6pm (Closed: Monday)

Phone: +6012 386 6078 (SK Lee)

Distance from Hotel: 28km

Get here: 1) Grab Concierge (From RM45)

2) Hotel Transportation (From RM 84)

Did you know?

The farm resident F&B outlet, Tai’s Choice kitchen@GKOrgfarm also practices minimum food wastage policy. They will only cook prior to booking order. At the moment the farm does not have overnight stay facilities. Find out more on bookings and reservations by email at gk_organicfarm@yahoo.com

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KLIA Sepang, Malaysia

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