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About The City

The capital of Malaysia, the stylish city of Kuala Lumpur is as beautiful as it is grand. Home to the world's tallest skyscrapers - The Petronas Twin Towers, the city is a heavenly abode for tourists and shopaholics! The Chinese, Indian and Malay communities make up for a rich medley of cultures. This diversity is reflected in the clothes, languages, and cuisines. The fast-paced city is chic and technologically driven yet rooted in tradition. With its towering high-rises, lovely parks, hopping nightlife, Kuala Lumpur is a treat for the senses. The city boasts an impressive array of gastronomic delights, visual treats, sensory overloads and adrenaline pumping activities that will leave you hungry for more.

Continent Country
Asia Malaysia
Airport Name / IATA Code
Kuala Lumpur International Airport KUL
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport SZB


  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
Kuala Lumpur has a temperate climate, which means most of the year is hot and humid with a chance of rain. However, the weather during the three months of May to July, and December to February is ideal for a visit and it’s perfectly suited for the numerous carnivals and various heritage exhibitions. The humidity is also lower, ensuring tourists can enjoy their time here.
Moderate time to visit
The months of September and October experience rainfall and is an average weather condition to visit the city since your travel would be limited.
Worst time to visit
From March to April, the weather conditions are far from ideal as the city experiences heavy rainfall and at times, floods.
Population
1.7 (Millions)
Language (Official)
Bahasa Malay
Police
999
Police
999
Taxi
startTariff : MYR 3.00
1 Km Tariff : MYR 1.95
1 hour waiting Tariff : MYR 25.00
Airbnb

Airbnb: Yes>

Vrbo

Vrbo: Yes

Uber

Uber: Yes

Security Ranking
GPI : 25.00 | Crime Index : 67.02
Pollution Index
Traffic Flow : 185.00 | Pollution Index : 69.03
Souvenir Suggestions

Malaysia is known as the gateway to Asia for a reason: Malaysian culture is a blend of all the countries in Asia and that makes their souvenirs and crafts unique.

  • Baju Kebaya is traditional Malay attire for women. They come in a variety of colors and patterns and can be altered to fit any size.
  • Hand-woven crafts are indigenous products make for great gifts. These crafts are made from bamboo, rattan, mengkuang (screw palm), coconut shell, and pandan leaves.
  • Dodol is a local sweet. The toffee is made using Pandan leaves and Durian. The toffee has a lovely green color and a peculiar taste.
  • Malaysia is famous for Pewter goods and you can choose a variety of goods like decorative pieces, kitchenware or a tea caddy. However, before purchasing always ensure that the object is pure Pewter.
  • The Malaysian Batik fabric is as versatile as it is beautiful. It can be used in multiple ways: as a scarf, a table-cloth, a wall hanging or even a T-shirt.
  • Kerongsang is an ornate brooch and is typically worn by Malay women with their traditional Kebaya or Baju. It is a beautiful piece of jewelry made using beads and stones.
  • Cucuk Sanggul is a decorative hairpin worn by Malaysian women. It is made of gold or silver and is usually inscribed with traditional Malaysian art or it might also feature a mythological creature.
  • Songket is a luxurious Malaysian fabric created using gold and silk threads that are interwoven with threads of other material to create unique patterns.
  • Wau kites are traditional kites that are shaped like the crescent of the moon. These are extremely colorful and have Malaysian symbols printed on them. Kids love these kites.
  • Pua Kumbu is a cotton fabric and it can be used as a blanket. The cloth has an interesting story: the patterns on the material are made with brightly dyed threads and are said to have motifs that are inspired by the artisan's surreal and real experiences. The cloth is sacred in some communities and is used in religious ceremonies.
  • If you are a chocolate aficionado who is not afraid to experiment, then Durian chocolate is for you. The strong-smelling fruit is integrated into the chocolate and gives it a tangy taste.
  • Labu Sayong is a gourd-shaped clay jar that keeps water cool in the hottest of weather. The locals believe that water stored in the jar has curative properties and many homes in Malaysia usually have this.
Do's And Don'ts
Must See
City Activities

There is no dearth of activities in Kuala Lumpur, some unique ones are listed below.

  • Take a boat ride on the Selangor river to look at the fireflies. These aren’t your ordinary fireflies; named Synchronous fireflies these bejeweled bugs coordinate their flash patterns. These are very rare fireflies, and this is one of the few places on earth where the species exists.
  • Stroll down the hanging bridges of Bukit Nanas Forest, an eco-park. The park is an oasis created in the middle of the bustling city and has stairs that you use to walk around. It takes around 30-45 minutes to complete the walk, including selfie breaks and the pictures on the hanging bridges are Instagram worthy!
  • The "Become A One-Day Pilot" is one of the most spectacular activities in the city. You fly a two-man aircraft over the city. This is one of the best ways to see its numerous landmarks. This tour puts you behind the controls of the plane and takes you on a scenic flight.
  • The wide variety of Malaysian cuisine is simply hard to resist. With Chinese, Indian and Malay options all around the town, it’s hard to stop eating in this city. Try the street food on the Jalan Raja Muda street in Kampung Baru and sample the renowned seafood!
  • The Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is unlike any other you have ever visited. The variety of attractions is simply astounding. The water park contains water slides, a manmade river ride, a surf beach where surfers test their skills and where actual courses and competitions are held. There is also a Scream house which has a vampire-centric horror theatre, a ghost house, and a zombie apocalypse simulation. The amusement park has thrill rides and an interactive wildlife zoo where you can pet animals. The Extreme Park is ideal for adrenaline junkies and has a lot of activities like go-karting, paintball, and bungee jumping. Due to the size of the park, most people spend 2-3 days here.

 

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Basic Items And Cost
Water Bottle
INR 2.00
Cup of Coffee
INR 11.00
Milk Carton Pack
INR 7.00
Rice/Kg
INR 5.00
White Bread
INR 3.00
Eggs (12)
INR 5.00
Combo Meal
INR 15.00
Fine Dining
INR 75.00
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi
INR 2.00
Domestic Beer
INR 9.00
Imported Beer
INR 12.00
Bottle of Wine
INR 70.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack)
INR 17.00
Taxi ( 1 km )
INR 2.00
Ticket in local transport (Single way).
INR 3.00
Rent ( One Bed Room)
INR 2340.00
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