Explore the arts, architecture, history and cultural landscape of Malaysia on this DreamTrip getaway to Kuala Lumpur. Roam great halls and galleries filled with textiles, artifacts, ceramics, jewelry, armor and more in the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Visit the Petronas Twin Towers and the National Mosque of Malaysia as well as Merdeka Square and the traditional Malay house known locally as Rumah Penghulu. The next morning begins with a trip to the Perdana Putra, Putra Bridge and the prime minister’s residence in Putrajaya, the federal administrative center of Malaysia and home to some of the most unique architecture in the country.
What we love:
•Rumah Penghulu was relocated by the Heritage Trust of Malaysia in order to preserve an important example of traditional Malay architecture for generations to come.
•Stopping at Perbadanan Kemajuan Kraftangan Malaysia to view the intricate works of the batik paintings.
•Watching a host of colorful characters perform “MUD: The Story of Kuala Lumpur,” a vibrant musical recounting the city’s origins and history.
•4 days and 3 nights in Kuala Lumpur.
•Full-day city tour; includes transportation.
•Putrajaya tour; includes transportation.
•A surprise souvenir to commemorate your trip.
•Welcome drinks upon arrival.
•3 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners.
Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur is conveniently located near many of the city’s most popular shopping and entertainment destinations, including Starhill Gallery, Lot 10, Pavilion and Changkat Bukit Bintang. Guests enjoy elegantly styled accommodations, a generous breakfast buffet and welcome drinks upon arrival.
•Free-form outdoor swimming pool and fitness center.
•4 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges.
Deluxe Room accommodations with 1 double or 2 single beds
•Maximum occupancy 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.
•Individually controlled air conditioning.
•Executive writing table and chair.
•Complimentary guest room refrigerator.
•Coffee and tea-making facilities.
•42-inch flat-screen LED television.