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Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve

A abounding accumulation of flora can be found within a Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve

The bustling city of Kuala Lumpur has many high buildings and complicated structures. However, many people are not wakeful that in a heart of a city, a patch of greenery still exists.

In fact, one of Malaysia’s many distinguished landmarks, a Kuala Lumpur Tower (KL Tower), is built on tip of one of a oldest timberland pot in Malaysia, a Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve.

Gazetted in 1906, Bukit Nanas serves as a immature lung of Kuala Lumpur and is home to an contentment of flora and fauna singular to a Malaysian pleasant rainforest.

Bukit Nanas can be categorised as a birthright for dual reasons. Firstly, it is a usually remaining patch of pleasant rainforest that still stands in a center of a city.  Secondly, it is one of a oldest permanent timberland pot in a nation (it distinguished a Centennial Anniversary in 2006).

The 10.5 hectare timberland haven was also gazetted as a Wildlife Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in 1934 and in 1950 respectively, with a territory of about 5 hectares dedicated as a Virgin Jungle Reserve.

When profitable a revisit to KL Tower, visitors should embody a outing to Bukit Nanas in their itinerary, as it lies only beside a opening to a building and requires no acknowledgment fee. It offers inlet lovers a good event to learn some-more about a ecology of a internal forest. It is also ideal for shutterbugs and photography enthusiasts.

Nature guides are accessible to explain about a several forms of flora and fauna in a jungle reserve. The daily guided debate runs during 11am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 4:30pm.

“This jungle helps to clean a atmosphere within a surrounding environment, and a visitors here are really understanding of preserving a healthy ecology,” explained Anthony Paleng, one of a inlet guides, while using a organisation of visitors to Bukit Nanas.

According to him, a abounding accumulation of flora can be found within a timberland reserve, that includes singular herbs, creepers, ferns, climbers and hulk bamboo grasses. Huge pleasant tree class also occupy a jungle namely meranti, keruing, chengal and pulai.

“All of a trees here have a singular approach of flourishing in a wild, a bio invulnerability resource specific to any species,” he explained further.

Along a trail, there are traces of damaged branches, indicating a participation of internal monkeys. If we are lucky, we competence see a dual internal class of monkeys that exist in a park, namely a Silvered Langur and a Long-tailed Macaque. Other varieties of fauna embody squirrels, snakes and birds.

A stay site is accessible for inlet lovers who wish to representation a tent and suffer a sensuous greenery of a jungle, giveaway of charge.

People who adore jogging can also suffer using by a timberland trail, and there is an outside barrier march for those who wish to do a small stretching and physique lifting.

Visitors to a timberland haven need to take certain precautionary measures during their revisit as there are some slopes that are utterly high along a timberland trails. It is advisable for visitors to dress casually, ideally sports wear that includes using shoes, as there is a ladder territory that could be wily to navigate.

For some-more information, greatfully contact:

Anthony Paleng (Nature Guide)                                   Mobile: 6012-207 1562
Department of Forestry Peninsular Malaysia               Tel: 603-2230 6342
Site Office                                                                   Fax: 603-2292 5667
Lot 240, Bukit Nanas                                                     Web:
Jalan Raja Chulan
50250 Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Tower (KL Tower)

The Kuala Lumpur Tower plan was finished in 1995, and is used for communication purposes. It facilities an receiver that reaches 421 m (1,381 ft), that now creates it a 18th tallest freestanding building in a world. There are several activities that can be enjoyed by visitors here, that embody a scenic perspective of a city by a regard deck, shopping, visiting a mini zoo, and also enjoying a hack ride. The Kuala Lumpur Tower also organises large-scale events annually such as a KL Tower International Jump Malaysia. KL Tower and Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve are on a KL Hop-on Hop-off city debate route. The KL Hop-on Hop-off city debate covers approximately some-more than 40 attractions where passengers can hop-on or hop-off a debate train during any of a 22 designated stops in KL. The train runs on a 15- to 30-minute interlude between 8.30 am until 8.30 pm. For sheet prices and information on a KL Hop-on Hop-off city tour, revisit

Fast Facts

Getting There: The timberland haven is located in front of Jalan Raja Chulan and not distant from a Telekom Museum. By car, expostulate adult a mountain during KL Tower and compensate for a opening price and automobile park; acknowledgment to a timberland haven is free. Alternatively, take a Kelana Jaya Line LRT and stop during a Dang Wangi Station, or take a KL monorail and disembark during a Bukit Nanas station. Those who use a Ampang Line LRT need to disembark during a Masjid Jamek LRT station.

Main attractions: The timberland track or “Jejak Rimba” activity on a pleasant rainforest can be soothing, as a travel by a refuge can be a lovely change to a quick gait of civic lifestyle.

Other attractions: A vast margin for camping, a bird examination area, a jogging trail, and a mini herbal park.

Entrance fee: Free of charge

Visiting hours: 7.00am to 6.00pm including weekends and open holidays.

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Sam’s Kitchen and Sam’s on First

Sam’s Kitchen and Sam’s on First

Piping prohibited rice is kindly scooped onto creatively cut banana leaves, with delectable rasam, sharp duck curry and crispy papadom.

Eating as a locals do, with their hands, is a disorderly though tasty experience. The banana root rice is eaten with several choices of condiments such as vegetables, pickles, moru, chutney, rice crackers, candy and chips for a pleasant meal.

Top it all off with savoury masala tea or internal teh tarik for a robust transport during Sam’s Kitchen.

This old-fashioned restaurant, tucked in a dilemma of Taman Maluri in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur serves normal Southern Indian cuisine. Dishes here are specifically prepared with a flavours of Karaikudi, by veteran chefs with over 50 years of total food use experience.

Other equipment on a menu embody dishes such as Dum Briyani, Onion Uthappam, Pal Appam, Tairu Vada and Indian Kotthu Parrotha, Kal Dosa and other renouned dishes.  These are done regulating a freshest and best ingredients, handpicked daily by a chefs.

The grill is open daily from 7.00 am – 12.00 am.

For some-more on a restaurant, hit :

Sam’s Kitchen

No.234, Jalan Mahkota, Taman Maluri,

55100 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: 03 9281 8839

Email: [email protected]

Sam’s on First

A building above Sam’s Kitchen, is Sam’s on First restaurant. It offers diners a choice of Northern Indian cuisine in a stylish nonetheless infrequent setting.

It’s comfortable and cosy interiors; yield a backdrop to a abounding representation of cooking regulating excellent Indian furnish prepared regulating normal cooking methods.

Some of a restaurant’s cuisine specialties are Rangoli Chicken Sheekh Kebab, Dil Wala Jinggha, Murgh Tikka, Machli Ajwain, Mirchi Ka Saalan and Dhal Palak. Others are Tawa Fish, Baigan Ka Bhartha and Dum Ka Gohst Briyani.

Sam’s on First is open for dining from Tuesdays to Sundays between 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm and 7.00 pm until 11.00 pm.


No. 234-1, Jalan Mahkota, Taman Maluri, 55100 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Email:[email protected]; Telephone: 03 9281 8839

* Both restaurants are pig free

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Hari Raya Enchantment

Hari Raya Enchantment

How far will you go for festive shopping? As far as Paris? Kuala Lumpur is far enough for me because I live in Melaka. Here at our place we have it all, so why do we need to go far for a shoes and handbag?

Maybe as a human, there is no such thing is enough. Like this is enough, or just enough. As long as we can spend than world is not enough.

Well, KL is Malaysia shopping hub, so it’s rational why this month there will be slight increase in KL’s traffic like in Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman.

Suria KLCC have a promotion. When Hari Raya, KLCC are among the colorful shopping mall. They will build giant replica at the center like ketupat, village house and so on. Your kid can play too. At Petrosains, Aquaria or the public pool.

From 19 August to 13 September 2010 Suria KLCC got Raya Enchantment. Browse here for the brochure, I can see got free cupcakes and fragrance from Calvin Klein.


About Malacca

Malaysia is situated one to seven degrees north of the equator. The State of Melaka, one of the fourteen states within Malaysia, is situated on the South-Western Coast of Peninsular Malaysia facing the Straits of Melaka and sandwiched between the states of Negeri Sembilan and Johor.

Melaka covers an area of 1,658 square kilometers and is divided into three districts, namely Melaka Tengah, Alor Gajah and Jasin.

The North-South Expressway allows easy access into Melaka from all states of Malaysia. It takes about an hour and a half to travel by road from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka and approximately three hours from Singapore.

Another way to get to Melaka from Kuala Lumpur is to take a leisurely drive through the coastal and country roads passing through Klang, Morib and Port Dickson before arriving in Melaka. Those coming from Singapore can take the picturesque route passing through coastal kampungs or villages and plantations.