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Kuala Lumpur, Capital of Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Capital of Malaysia
Alive, exciting and thriving, the city with the tallest building in the world has caught the eye and imagination of more travellers than ever before.
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Old colonial buildings ranging from the British to the Moorish stand gleaming proud amidst the fast-changing ultra-modern skyline. Colourful Hindu temples, restored pre-war Chinese shophouses and grand mosques just minutes from each other remind you of a city unlike any other in the world.

 


The soul of this capital city is quintessentially Malaysian, but its appeal is undoubtedly International. It now boasts of a world class Philharmonic Orchestra and Hall, a National Theatre with state-of the art facilities, not to mention the countless local theatrical and dance groups fast gaining recognition and accolades from local residents as well as visitors. This cultural renaissance now changing the face of Kuala Lumpur is clearly evident in the galleries and art cafes sprouting up in the streets. Kuala Lumpur is set to become a major cultural centre in the region.

 

There is no lack of entertaiment in Kuala Lumpur today, from mega traditional theatrical productions, classical concerts featuring International artistes to trendy discos and creative theme cafes that open till late. The cuisine here is qqually varied and superb, whether it's fine dining at an International Restaurant or going local at the hawker stalls.

 


Sighseeing, shoping or just walking around you will meet people in tune with the rhythm of Kuala Lumpur at every turn- happy, friendly and upbeat.

KUALA GANDAH ELEPHANT CENTRE

 

The Department of Wildlife and National parks (DWNP) establish Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre in 1989.

The centre is the base for the Elephant Relocation Team, which began the elephant translocation programme in 1974.

 

 

   

  

 

  
  

 

   

 

Aims, Purposes & Activities

The only one its kind in Malaysia, the team is dedicated to locating, subduing and translocating elephants from areas where their habitats were encroached by plantations or other human development to other suitable habitats throughout the Peninsular such as Taman Negara.

 

Kuala Gandah also aims to promote public awareness of the elephant’s plight in Malaysia and to support research into elephants translocation and conservation.

 

The centre also strives to educate the public about the importance of habitat and environmental preservation.

 

Activities:

  • Ride the elephant within the centre
  • Wash them in the nearby river
  • Participate in feeding them
  • Visitors are encouraged to view a video on elephant translocation and special programme can also be arranged for school groups. 

 

The Elephants at the centre

  • Presently, Kuala Gandah houses a number of elephants which were brought in from Thailand and Myanmar. The elephants were trained and used in translocation exercise of wild elephants on problem areas throughout Peninsular Malaysia.
  • The centre also looks orphaned elephants to ensure their continued survival.

 

How to Find Us

Get on the East Coast Highway (Kuala Lumpur / Kuantan Highway), exit at Lanchang and turn right for another 20 minutes.

 

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