Want to divert from your monotonous daily routine? Plan your next escape to visit the Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur and spend a relaxed holiday while getting in touch with nature.
More than just a scenic green space, the Lake Gardens of Kuala Lumpur is a refuge for those seeking to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle. It covers a total land area of 227-acres and it was established in 1980’s. This garden was originally created as a recreational park and later it was converted into a Botanical garden with diverse tropical plants. You’ll feel the relaxed ambience of being in a tropical rainforest amidst a bustling metropolis!
Among various attractions in the garden, the Orchid Garden which features over 800 species of orchids is a shady place to simply stroll around. The hibiscus, known as the national flower of Malaysia is also on display! The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is home to more than 3000 birds and you should not forget visiting the Butterfly Park to catch a glimpse of more than 120 different species of beautiful butterflies.
Before commencing your journeys in this part of the world, do take note of the available accommodation facilities. If you are looking for serviced apartments, Kuala Lumpur will provide you with many options. One such option would be Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur, from where visiting the garden would not be difficult.
Remnants of the past
Don’t forget to visit the former residence of Tun Abdul Razak (Malaysia’s second Prime Minister) which is located at the southeast edge of the garden. Now, this residence is converted into a museum featuring preserved documents, awards and books of the Prime Minister.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+