Unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Why bother with the typical? Seek out the unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur and you will not be disappointed! Here some unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur that we love!

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  • Visit the Loch Ness monster of Malaysia

How about trying to find a mystical creature during an awesome boat ride. Chini Lake in famous for being the home of the local version of Loch Ness monster. Don’t worry though. Even if you don’t find the unique creature, this trip will be worth remembering.
The natural sights there are breathtaking! Your private guide will also make sure to tell you all the stories of the place and how the monster legends started. Enjoy one of the most unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur!

  • Fly above water like a superhero

Now who says you can’t fly above water like a superhero? Flyboard Malaysia is the only purveyor of this fun and extreme sport operating at Marina Putrajaya, located in the federal administrative capital Putrajaya. Ask your local guide to tell you more about this. It’s all within driving distance.
With nozzles attached to your feet, Flyboard Malaysia says within 20 minutes you will be able to maneuver the personal watercraft – yep, that’s what it’s called. Your local guide will be able to set you up with a few sessions and help you get the best prices for this unique experience.

  • Tour KL in a chopper

Yes, you can your friends can hire a helicopter and tour Kuala Lumpur from high up the sky. Your local guide will be able to set you up with this private getaway.
A 30-minute tour covers the major areas of the capital, meaning you’ll fly past Kuala Lumpur’s iconic skyscrapers. You will be aboard the Colibri, a 4-person single-engine helicopter which is fitted with carpeting and air conditioning.
Of course, bring your camera and snap away. You’ll be close enough to the Petronas Twin Towers and have the privilege of having a bird’s eye view of the city. Certainly one of the unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

Top unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur

KL Life after Five

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€55.00 p.p.

Batu Caves, Waterfalls & Hotsprings Tour

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Kuala Lumpur's Cultural Tour

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Jen Ruth
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Grandmother's Kitchen Secrets

Excellent experience. Ruth was a brilliant host. We fully enjoyed the cooking class. We learnt many things and a lot of new things. I would recommend this to everyone. We also got a little gift, very kind. Thanks a lot!

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Darren Ruth
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Grandmother's Kitchen Secrets

This is a cooking class everyone should do, we loved it from start to finish. Ruth and Ranita were so welcoming. We learnt lots and really enjoyed learning about them as people as well as the food....which was yummy especially the pudding. Nice touch also with little freebies to take away. Hope to see you again sometime soon! Thank you Claire & Darren

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Fireflies Tour: Kuala Selangor Day Trip including riverside dinner

Thanks to Pak Champ for a great tour. He's very knowledgeable in everything about Kuala Selangor and we had a great time. Also thank you for taking us to eat the durian in your local area, that was a great way to finish the tour. A respectful, friendly and generous guide.

  • Join an “open house”

An open house, or rumah terbuka in Malay, is a Malaysian concept where during festivities houses are open to families and friends and strangers to partake of meals and celebrations. Your local guide will be able to coordinate this for you. Here’s a pro tip: ask your local guide to also set you up with a local costume that matches the festivity.
What if you are visiting Kuala Lumpur on a regular day? Well, your local guide will be able to coordinate such an event with a Malaysian family. This is the best way to get to know the country and its culture.

  • Jungle trekking tree to tree

Malaysia is home to some of the world’s oldest forests. Getting to know its unique flora and fauna is must and you don’t have to go far to do this. Ask your local guide about Skytrex Adventures. It’s a tree-to-tree trek high up above the ground.
There are a few ways you can move around – glide, dangle, swing, or ‘fly’ – and these courses are offered to enthusiasts of any skill level. All you need is plenty of gusto and not be afraid of heights. It’s an unusual thing to do in Kuala Lumpur but it’s safe and supervised and hands down the best way to get to know the country’s green lung. Just remember to stay hydrated – Malaysia is humid after all.

  • Eat unique local food

Malaysia is a food haven. You’ll find all types of delicacies everywhere, from the street to the shopping mall. As it is a melting pot of cultures, various cuisine are on offer. But it also home to some unique and exotic ingredients.
Your local guide will show you what these are and will bring you around for a food tour of sorts. Some dishes or ingredients may not appeal to your taste buds, some would even turn you off by their pungent aromas, but they are must-tries. Some recommendations are sup torpedo or bull’s penis soup, the durian and stinky tofu. Yep, one of the unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur and you don’t need to travel far to get these.

Other unusual things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Unusual Waterfall and Firefly Experience

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The Indian Food Trail

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Batu Caves, Waterfalls & Hotsprings Tour

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€37.00 p.p.