Cruising on a Segway Tour in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Guide (B): Cruising on a Segway Tour in Kuala Lumpur

I have to admit before I went on the segway tour in Kuala Lumpur, I always had mixed feelings about the two wheels from the future. Whenever I saw a segway tour pass by in Seoul, Athens or Munich, I had to giggle. Why would you want to explore a city two-wheeled electric vehicle when you could simply walk? Boy, was I surprised and proven wrong during my segway tour in Kuala Lumpur.

It was my first time visiting Kuala Lumpur when my blogger friend Soraya (HelloRaya) suggested I try out this segway tour. She had been on the tour herself and had a blast. I was rather skeptical. I had never been on a segway before. How do you steer? Would I be able to do it? Or just fall off? Another point I was concerned about was that I did not waste any time during my trip. Would a segway tour take too much time away from my own travel plans? But all of my worries were soon gone.

“The key is trusting the machine,” said tour guide Nickki from Eco Ride Malaysia. He and two more guides followed our group of four tourists along through the beautiful Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur. The park is huge and houses a deer park, a Hibiscus garden, the famous Orchid Garden, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park. To our surprise, we were able to tick off most of these locations during our entire trip. My fears of missing out on important sites during the segway tour were luckily not justified. In fact, we were able to see so much more zooming away on the segway compared to exploring the park on foot. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Cruising on a Segway Tour in Kuala Lumpur
Guide Location: Malaysia » Kuala Lumpur
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Orchid Garden   Lake Gardens   Kia Klemenz  
Author: Linda Dunsmore
Read it on author's website: http://lindagoeseast.com/2017/02/08/segway-tour-in-kuala-lumpur/

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