Kuala Lumpur Travel Blog: Things To Do And Places To Visit

Kuala Lumpur Travel Blog: Things To Do And Places To Visit

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is one of the world's most modern and chic cities. The city has some of the most brilliant architectural splendours, massive shopping malls, picturesque parks, mosques, and shrines, luxury accommodations, pristine beaches, and tasty cuisine.

This Kuala Lumpur travel blog will discuss things to do and places to visit in Kuala Lumpur.

So, let’s get into it. 

Kuala Lumpur Travel Blog: Things To Do And Places To Visit

Here are the must-see places in Kuala Lumpur: 

KL City Centre

Kuala Lumpur City Centre is the epicentre of the city. The area houses lots of shopping malls, top-rated hotels, and restaurants. World-famous brands like Gucci, Rolex, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Nike, and Hermes have their showrooms here. The area is always busy with lots of people roaming around for shopping, eating, and various activities. The atmosphere of this area is truly intoxicating. It is full of tourists and locals throughout the year. If you want to integrate yourself with contemporary Malaysian culture, this is the place. Every year, on Malaysia Day, which is a public holiday 2022 Kuala Lumpur, everyone wears the national dress of Malaysia and gathers here to celebrate. And when that happens, the streets fill with vibrant colours, turning it into a sight to watch!

Pro Tip:

  • KL City Centre is 55 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur Airport. You can take a Grab/taxi, public bus, or LRT/MRT/Train to reach here.

  • The area is expensive. So if you want to shop here, come prepared.

  • For cheap and reasonable shopping places, we’d recommend visiting Little India and Chinatown. Don’t forget to bargain.

  • There are a lot of street food markets around the KL City Centre area so you can try various cuisine.

Petronas Twin Towers

There’s hardly anyone in the world who doesn’t know about the Petronas Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. You must’ve seen these brilliant buildings in newspapers, postcards, on social media, or learned about them in school. Petronas Twin Towers is the tallest twin tower in the world. These identical iconic skyscrapers are at the heart of KL City Centre. It has an awesome Observation Deck on the 86th floor from where you can watch the whole city.

Pro Tip:

  • The Petronas Twin Towers look stunning at night because of the gorgeous lighting. Some choose to stay at a nearby hotel where they can get the best views of the towers from their hotel room. 

  • It is open every day from 10 am to 6 pm (except Monday). 

  • The admission fee is 80 RM for foreigners.

Batu Caves

The Batu Caves are a cultural heritage of Malaysia. It is a limestone hill that has a string of caves and temples. Batu Caves is one of the most sacred shrines of Hinduism outside India. It is dedicated to the Tamil God Murugan. The massive golden statue of Murugan is 140 feet high and stands near a staircase with 272 steps. Inside the cave, there are a lot of Hindu shrines and decorated statues/artwork of Hindu Gods. The rainbow-coloured steps mixed with the limestone cave's background provide a breathtaking vision to watch. It is definitely worth a visit when you’re in Kuala Lumpur.

Pro Tip:

  • The Batu Caves is 17 km from KL City. You can take the public bus or train to reach there. Public transport is preferable as there is a lacking of parking space. 

  • Try to start early to avoid crowds.

  • The Batu Caves is open every day for 365 days. 

  • The entrance to the main temple is free. However, if you want to enter the caves, you’ll have to pay 15 RM.

  • Dress modestly whenever you’re visiting a religious place. Don’t wear shorts and take a scarf with you.

KL Tower

Next on our Kuala Lumpur travel blog is Menara Kuala Lumpur or KL Tower. It is one of the highest telecommunications buildings in Kuala Lumpur. This 421-meter tall building is the 7th tallest freestanding building in the world. It was built in 1993, and since then it houses many telecommunication companies, defining itself as a hub of telecommunication and broadcasting. There’s a Sky Deck at 300 meters for thrill seekers as well as an Observation Deck on the top floor.

Pro Tip:

  • KL Tower is right in the middle of the city and you can see it from different parts of the city so it’s very easy to reach.

  • Try to visit early morning so that you can feel the morning breeze and watch the city skyline.

  • Opening hours are 10 am to 10 pm.

  • KL Tower is open every day. It takes about an hour to complete the tour.

  • The entrance fee for tourists is 49 RM.

  • Make sure the weather is good before going as the observation decks are not accessible during rain.

KL Forest Eco Park

If you’re a nature lover, then you’re going to love KL Forest Eco Park in Kuala Lumpur. It is a tropical rainforest and Malaysia's oldest forest reserve. When you enter the park, you’ll realize that it is a real forest in the middle of a metropolitan city. There is a hanging bridge that goes through the forest and lets the tourists roam around safely and freely. Crossing the hanging bridge, you’ll observe lush greenery and wildlife. Here, you can also take up camping with friends and family.

Pro Tip:

  • KL Forest Eco Park is open every day for 365 days.

  • Opening hours start from 8.00 am to 5.30 pm.

  • The entrance fee is 40 RM.

  • It is just a kilometre from KL Tower. So you can easily reach it by walking the distance.

How To Travel To Kuala Lumpur

To visit Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, you need to apply for a Malaysian visa. The good news is, now you can apply for a Malaysian visa through electronic or eVisa which is completely done online. Visit Malaysian High Commission to know more about Malaysian visa requirements. Or, you can call us at +88-09617-111-888 or contact us for visa processing services.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla Airlines, AirAsia, Malindo Air, Malaysia Airlines, and Singapore Airlines are offering Dhaka To Kuala Lumpur flights. You can easily check Dhaka to Kuala Lumpur flight prices through Flight Expert. Try to book tickets at least a month before the visits to ensure the cheapest rate.

It takes approximately 4 hours to reach Kuala Lumpur by direct flight. Try to spend at least a week in Kuala Lumpur if you want to enjoy it fully.

Where To Stay

Visiting Kuala Lumpur is incomplete without staying at one of its luxury hotels. Kuala Lumpur is known to have the most gorgeous and exclusive luxury hotels with modern amenities. Most of these hotels have rooms overlooking the Petronas Twin Towers or the KL Tower. The rooms are very well furnished. Most Kuala Lumpur hotels have a swimming pool on the rooftop. So, these hotels are quite expensive. If you want to opt for the cheaper ones, we suggest you look for hotels around the Little India area. The prices are reasonable there. Expect to pay at least 4,000-6,000 BDT per night at a cheap hotel in Kuala Lumpur.  

Here is a list of reasonable hotels in Kuala Lumpur to stay in:

What To Eat

Our Kuala Lumpur travel blog will be incomplete without mentioning the mouthwatering food of Kuala Lumpur. Nasi Lemak is the national food of Kuala Lumpur. It is basically a dish of coconut milk rice served with fried anchovies, boiled eggs, cucumber slices, and sambal. Other delicious food you must try in Kuala Lumpur is Roti Canai, Cendol, Masak Lemak, Nasi Goreng Kampung, Char Kway Teow, Maggi Mee Goreng, Rendang, etc.

Kuala Lumpur is the best area in Malaysia to indulge in culinary pleasures. Little India and Chinatown are famous for their food markets. They have restaurants and food stalls where you can have tasty Malay, Chinese and Indian food at very reasonable prices. 

How Much Does It Cost To Visit Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur travel cost from Bangladesh looks something like this-

Return Plane Fare - 40,000 - 50,000 BDT per person (try to book the flights at least a month before the visit)

Room Rent Per Night - 4,000-6,000 BDT

Sim Card - 220 BDT

Food- 10,000 - 12,000 BDT (per day)

Various Entry Tickets- 4,000 BDT

So, the total cost for your Bangkok trip will be approximately 1,00,000-1,10,000 BDT (per person). 


Hope this Kuala Lumpur travel blog has answered all your questions regarding your next trip to Kuala Lumpur. Visit flightexpert.com to check for Dhaka to Kuala Lumpur flights. Call us at +88-09617-111-888 or contact us for flight booking visa processing services.

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