Perfect for nature lovers, you can
find almost everything you might be looking for at Lake Gardens
in Kuala Lumpur. Also known as Taman Tasik Perdana, the Lake
Gardens are the first public park in the city providing some
much-needed recreational space away from the busy city life.
If you need an affordable accommodation near the
Lake Gardens, visit Cheap
Hotels, one of the leading hotel reservations sites.
Walking through the gardens is a pleasure and
there are jogging tracks for those of you who feel like stepping
up the pace and also areas for working out. And of course we
mustn't forget the children who need to let off steam too! There
are a number of excellent children's playgrounds dotted around
the gardens. If you are looking for a little more then there are
also a number of different activities available including:
* A deer park which has beautiful Dutch spotted
deer which can be fed with food that you can buy at the
* An orchid garden where you can enjoy and
photograph approximately 800 stunning
species of this very special flower. You can
even buy one to take home with you if
you want to.
* A bird park which has more than 3000 different
species of our feathered friends for
you to try to spot.
* A butterfly park which is a dream come true
for butterfly lovers.
* The hibiscus gardens where you can see the
national flower known by the locals as
"Bunga Raya" in all its glory.
* A boating house where you can hire a boat and
go boating on the lake for an hour
which is very peaceful and relaxing. The
boating house is also the place to go if you
are hungry or thirsty. They have a good
selection from hot food to ice-cream and the
prices are reasonable.
Another point of interest in the Lake Gardens is
the Carcosa Seri Negara which used to be the official residence
of the British Government. Now it is Malaysia's most exclusive
and expensive hotel. If you can't afford to stay there it is
worth a visit and maybe you will be able to stretch to enjoying
one of their famous High Teas which includes all the favorites:
scones, clotted, cream, jam and a lovely pot of English tea