Taman Botani Perdana, known to the locals as Lake Gardens, is a sprawling 227-acre park located right in the middle of Kuala Lumpur. One of the premier parks in the country, the Lake Gardens have a host of attractions, and there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a nature lover or an art enthusiast. Here we list five things to see and do if you have an afternoon to spare and fancy getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Traveling in and around Malaysia is quite convenient since it has some major bus terminals and express buses are the preferred mode of transport here. Tickets for which can be booked online from redbus. Alternatively, you can also download the Android or iOS app from respective App stores and save some time and money.
Exploring the Park on a Segway:
Don’t fancy walking all throughout the heat and humidity but still want to see all that Lake Gardens has to offer? Take part in a Segway tour for a fun way to see the park! For RM299, the tour starts at National Museum and will take you around the gardens and Deer Park, all in about one hour. If you’re not familiar with Segway, no problem!
Visit the Botanical Garden:
One of the focal points for Nature in Kuala Lumpur, the main botanical park at Lake Garden will definitely serve as a refuge if you’re in dire need of a break from all the city fuss.
Do some bird watching!:
This one is for the bird enthusiasts. One of the largest free-flight walk-in aviaries in the world, visitors are treated to some of most beautiful bird species roaming around in the lush greenery of the park, such as the Indian blue peacock and the yellow-billed stork. Daily programs such as the bird show and eagle feeding are perfect for those who would like a closer interaction with these exciting creatures, and at RM48 per entry, KL Bird Park is certainly something to be experienced when in Lake Gardens.