PETALIING JAYA: Tourists can now enjoy 'an aerial view of selected scenic spots in he country via the 1IVialaysia Helicopter Tour Packages.
The helicopter tour packages cover cer-taill areas of Sabah, Kuala Lumpur and Langkavvi, including the Mount Kinabalu Aerial Tour and Tunku Abdul Rahinan Park (Sabah), Kuala Lumpur-Genting High-lands Tour and over Langkawi island.
Prices are subjected to packages offered by the various tour operators, said Tou-rism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen. "Several travel agencies will offer heli-copter tour packages either on fixed or custom-made itineraries.
"The tour packages are expected to attract more high-yield tourists," Dr Ng said ac a launch of the tour packages at the Sultan Aziz Abdul Aziz Shah airport near here yesterday.
Other tours offered included Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya (subject to security clearance from the administrative capi-tal) and Kuala Lumpur-Taman Negara, Pahang.
The six tour agencies offering thesi tour packages are Shajasa Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd, Langkawi Helicopter XTours (Langkawi), Elite Luxury Vacations (M) Sdn Bhd and Global International Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi), and Amazing Borneo Tours & Events Sdn Bhd and Discover Borneo (Sabah).
For more information, contact the Tourism Malaysia hotline 1 300 88 5050 or website www.tourisrnmalaysia.gov.my
The Star, WEDNESDAY 27 JULY 2011