Batu Caves – A trip to the eastern suburbs of the city to observe a huge limestone outcrop housing an elaborate Hindu temple. The caves are a popular place of worship for Hindus and each year, during their auspicious celebration of Thaipusam, where hundreds of thousands of Hindus throng the temple.
The Department of Wildlife and National Parks – is established in Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre in 1989. The centre is a base for the Elephant Relocation Team, which began the elephant translocation programme in 1974. The only one of its kind in Malaysia, the team is dedicated to locating, subduing and then translocating problem elephants from areas where their habitats are constantly being encroached by plantations.Furthermore, Kuala Gandah also aims to promote public awareness of the elephant’s plight in Malaysia.The centre also looks after orphaned elephants to ensure their continued survival.Come on down to enjoy the most rewarding experience where you are able to ride, feed and swim with the elephants together with their highly skilled trainer in a river. Be prepared to get wet! Upon arrival, visitors will enjoy a briefing and 30 minute documentary highlighting the sanctuary’s conservation activities.