KL Sky Tour Soft Launch
25th August marked the date of the KL Sky Tour Soft Launch which was held at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur. Members of the media were brought together to witness the launch and to know more on what the KL Sky Tour is about. The KL Sky Tour Soft Launch brought Dato James, owner of Cempaka Helicopter Corporation Sdn Bhd, Datuk Zakaria and YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Seri M Kayveas, President of myPPP.
KL Sky Tour is an initiative of Cempaka Helicopters in collaboration with Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) and the Kuala Lumpur Tourism Bureau (KLTB).
Due to its strategic location, the Titiwangsa Helipad is used to provide international and local tourists the chance to see KL’s skyline for as low as RM198 per person (not inclusive of GST). There are many packages offered for you to experience joy flights in Kuala Lumpur.
Showcasing the Robinson R44 (II) and the Robinson 66, attendees were flown above KL city for the 6-minutes tour.
Kuala Lumpur Locations Included In KL Sky Tour
Departing from: Titiwangsa Helipad, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa
- Istana Budaya
- Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC)
- KL Tower
- The Royal Selangor Golf Course
- National Stadium
- Mid Valley Megamall
- TM Tower
- National Mosque
- Dataran Merdeka
- KL Bird Park
- Istana Negara
- Federal Territory Mosque
- Batu Caves
- Templer Park
- Batu Dam
- Klang Gates Quartz Ridge
- Genting Highlands
* These locations are based on the type of flight packages chosen.
Four KL Sky Tour Packages To Choose From
There are four different KL Sky Tour Packages to choose from based on your preference and different budgets. Basic tour is the 6-minute ride and for those with greater spending power, there are the 15, 30 and 45 minute rides.
The KL Express | RM198 per person + 6% GST
If you have never experienced flying in a helicopter before and would like to try it at least once in your lifetime, you can try The KL Express. This 6 minute tour will take you to the main attractions of downtown KL including KL Tower, Merdeka Square, National Stadium and the view of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers.
The City Explorer | RM488 per person + 6% GST
The City Explorer brings you to explore Batu Caves, where the annual Thaipusam festival is held. Then, you will fly over to Jalan Duta, home of the Federal Territory Mosque and the National Palace along with Kuala Lumpur’s home of the rich and famous. The 15 minute tour will finish with a tour of the majestic buildings of downtown KL.
The Jungle Escape | RM960 per person + 6% GST
How about concrete jungle meeting the real jungle? The Jungle Escape will bring you touring along the city scape and then, fly you to the untouched and pristine rain forests along Quartz Ridge to the Batu Dam. See the difference between tall skyscrapers to lush greenery during this 30 minute ride.
The Mountain View | RM1,388 per person + 6% GST
The 45 minute ride is probably the best and most fulfilling. You will climb up to 6,000 feet over valleys and mountains covered in lush rain forests to the Genting Highlands, the only casino in Malaysia. You will then fly back to the city, enjoying the panoramic view of KL skyline as you descend to Batu Caves and KL’s royal quarters before heading downtown to Malaysia’s many iconic buildings.
* All rides requires a minimum 3 passengers per flight.
Heartfelt thank you to Aan of Gaya Travel for the photos.