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  • Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. There are many things to do in Kula Lumpur. Its modern skyline is dominated by the 451 meters tall Petronas Twin Towers, a pair of glass and steel clad skyscrapers with Islamic motifs. The towers also offer an observation deck and a public sky bridge to enjoy the scenic beauty. The city is also home to British Colonial era landmarks such as the railway station of Kuala Lumpur and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. 

    Now, the question may come to your mind that what to do in Kuala Lumpur? Where to start the tour from? Traveling is a passion for many people. Seeing the tourist sites are worthy to watch, but the real adventure unfolds when you have begun to immerse yourself in the hidden gems and age-old culture of the city. You can explore the place depending on the time span you have in your hand. Other than famous tourist sites, Kuala Lumpur has to offer great street foods to the visitors. You may like to taste different kinds of foods of this place and increase your taste buds.

    The authentic dish of Kuala Lumpur will make you go for head over heels. As a melting pot of vibrant Asian traditions and cultures, Kuala Lumpur is famous for its wide array of tantalizing local delicacies for you to indulge in such as, nasi lemak, it’s a dish were rice is cooked in coconut milk with chilli paste and anchovies, fried kuey Teow, roti canai, and bak kut the, this is stew pork ribs. All these dishes are enjoyed by the locals and also by the visitors. 

    Other than food Kuala Lumpur is also famous for the spa and massage parlor service it provides to the visitors after a long and hectic schedule. The spas have expertise staffs who will give you feeling of heaven after you have a body massage from them.
  • Must Do Things: Thrillophilia Recommendation

  • 01Tandem Skydiving

    Tandem Skydiving

    Soar through the blue skies of Kuala Lumpur while you feel surges of exhilaration. You can be an advanced skydiver or a beginner, various companies offer packages for either. It is one of the best things to do in Malaysia.

    Tandem Skydiving harnesses you to an experienced skydiver, helpful if you’re a beginner. It is the amongst the most adventurous things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

    Majority providers of this activity provide you with equipment and videos of your adrenaline pumping flight. Keep in mind that this activity is seasonal and depends majorly on weather conditions as well.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 800 MYR to 1500 MYR depending on the number of jumps.
    Tandem Skydiving at Kuala Lumpur

    Tandem Skydiving at Kuala Lumpur

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  • 02Sightseeing at Cameron Highlands

    Sightseeing at Cameron Highlands

    This highland is a home to a plethora of agricultural farm and there is no place better in Malaysia to get fresher than fresh produce. This plantations and farms make good side seeing spot for the tourist to get astonished by the sight.

    Sightseeing at Cameron Highlands in Kuala Lumpur

    Sightseeing at Cameron Highlands in Kuala Lumpur

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  • 03Bungee Jumping at Xtreme Park

    Bungee Jumping at Xtreme Park

    Bungy jumping might not be for everyone, but if you’d like a taste of how it is, head over to Malaysia’s first permanent bungy jump attraction, right in the middle of Sunway Lagoon theme park. 

    One of the main attractions in the Xtreme Park, the bungy jump here sees brave souls leaping from the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge. This is among one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

    Jumpers need to be in between 35kg to 285kg, ten years of age or older, and get to choose either to be strapped the traditional way (at the ankles, with a body harness as a backup) or to be strapped at the waist. 

    You can also opt to do the ‘wet touch’ (head touching the surface of the lake) or just the regular bungy jump.

    Location: Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

    Price: Approximate prices range from 120 MYR for an adult and 90 MYR for a child.
  • 04Segway Ride in Lake Gardens

    Segway Ride in Lake Gardens

    The Segway ride is one of the most eco-friendly rides of the Kuala Lumpur. The Segway ride takes the tourists to the different national parks of Kuala Lumpur. 

    The price of the Segway ride of per person is approximately RM168. The entire tour not only includes the Segway ride but also has a guide to help the tourists to understand the importance of the tour. The guide provided is usually English speaking so that it becomes easier for people to understand. 

    The Segway ride includes a visit to the Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park, Kuala Lumpur Bird park etc. The entire journey is fun-filled is a major tourist attraction and are indeed some of the few places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur.

  • 05Firefly Tour With Dinner at Kuala Selangor Nature Park

    Firefly Tour With Dinner at Kuala Selangor Nature Park

    Escape the busy city life of Kuala Lumpur with your trip to the hamlet town of Kuala Selangor. The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Selangor takes about 1 ½ hours. Locally known as ‘kelip-kelip’ these incandescent bugs are a truly beautiful sight as they glow and light up the skies of the Firefly Park in the Kuala Selangor Nature Park. 

    This wildlife sanctuary consists of forests, wetlands and mangrove swamps, and it’s the best place to catch sight of these luminescent bugs in the small and peaceful rural town near Kuala Selangor. 

    If you are looking for things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night then here is your answer. At night, enjoy a delicious seafood dinner – a Kuala Selangor speciality – and afterwards, take a boat ride down the Kuala Selangor River to watch fireflies twinkling among the mangroves that line the banks of the river.

    Click here to know more about nature and wildlife of Kuala Lumpur.

    Accessibility: It is easier and more convenient to get to and around Kuala Selangor with a car. But if you don't have a car there is also a way to get to Kuala Selangor by bus, which will take 1.5 - 2 hours.

    Price: Approximate prices range from 120 MYR to 200 MYR.

  • 06Canopy Walk at FRIM

    Canopy Walk at FRIM

    FRIM (Forest Research Institute Malaysia) is a breathtaking and well preserved tropical forestry research institute. The institute hosts canopy walks and nature trails through the thick dense forest as a way to promote sustainability of the area. 

    This canopy walk is a brilliant way for families to spend half a day getting plenty of fresh air and exercise. The canopy walk can seem a little tricky but many safety measures are taken and only 4 people at a time are allowed to walk on it.

    Timings: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

    Price: Approximate prices range from 20 MYR for adults and 10 MYR for children below the age of 10.

    Note: FRIM is closed until further notice.
  • 07Wild River Tubing

    Wild River Tubing

    Wild River tubing is an enthralling and adventurous water sport, which is liked by the masses. Kuala Lumpur is one of the most favorite destinations for the Wild River tubing experience. Generally, wild river tubing is a recreational activity, which requires you to ride on the inner tubes, free-floating down the river and speckling with the small to class 3 rapids and adding a splash of whitewater fun. 

    There are many vendors in Kuala Lumpur who organize the activity and have experienced and trained professionals and equipment to conduct the activity with full care. The duration of activity remains between 1.5 to 2 hours and you float down for around 3-5 km in the tube. If you like getting wet, the wild river tubing is a must do activity in Kuala Lumpur for everyone.

    Price: The approximate price starts from 350 MYR.
  • 08Dine at Tamarind Springs

    Dine at Tamarind Springs

    If your love for South-East Asian delicacies is too much then visit the Kuala Lumpur and try dining at Tamarind Springs. It is a fine-dining restaurant set inside the natural forest reserve of Ampang, offering a classic Indochinese experience to its customers. 

    The restaurant is famously known for its spicy food servings and specializes in the Lao, Vietnamese and Khmer kitchens. Chef Somkhuan Wandee, one of the world’s famous, heads up the kitchen of this authentic restaurant. 

    The highlights of the restaurant, apart from the food, are its surroundings. Located in the peaceful jungle area, one can calmly have the long and uninterrupted talks with their someone special, while enjoying the food at the same time. The restaurant is also fitted with the comfortable Balinese furniture, thatched roof, and subdued lighting.  This is among one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

    Location: The Tamarind Springs is located at Ampang in Selangor and is just 40 minutes drive from the Kuala Lumpur city.

    Price: The cost for two is approximately 250 MYR

  • 09Petronas Twin Towers

    Petronas Twin Towers
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    The Petronas Twin Towers are one of the World’s famous and tallest architectural pieces and have visited by billions of people from around the world. The towers are the headquarters of Petronas, the national petroleum company of Malaysia. It is one of the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur.

    Both the towers are 88 stories high and are identical to each other with a pyramid-shaped top fitted with a slender steel spire. The 41st and 42nd floor of the towers are linked through a skybridge allowing people to travel within the towers. 

    Apart from the headquarters of Petronas, there are various shopping malls, complexes and food courts inside the tower for the common people. They can even enjoy the skyline of the city from the towers. It is one of the best places to visit in Malaysia.

    Price: The entry fees to the Twin Towers starts approximately from 65 MYR and can be bought online from its official website.z

  • 10Mines Tour of the North and South Lake

    Mines Tour of the North and South Lake

    Located in the vicinity of Seri Kembangan, just a few minutes away from the administrative capital of Putrajaya and the Multimedia Super Corridor capital of Cyberjaya, The Mines Resort City is one of Klang Valley’s biggest attractions. 

    What was once a tin mining area has been transformed into an exciting township, complete with a shopping mall, a theme park, a hotel, a beach and spa resort, a convention center, a business park and a golf club – dubbed the Seven Wonders of Malaysia. 

    The Mines Tour will take you on a complete tour of the North and South Lake via the Water Lift. The larger North Lake covers 150 acres and is 200 meters deep. It runs from The Mines shopping mall, past the mines Waterfront Business Park, the blue-domed Sapura Group HQ building, and the Mines Resort & Golf Club. 

    The smaller South Lake is bordered by the Heritage condominiums, some luxury bungalows, and the Australian School. The lakes are connected by a canal which runs through the shopping mall.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 20 MYR to 40 MYR and differs for adults and children.

  • 11Hiking in Bukit Tabur Range

    Hiking in Bukit Tabur Range
    Image Credit :  Adrian Cuyugan

    If exploring the unchartered territories have always been your hobby, hiking in the Bukit Tabur in Kuala Lumpur is a perfect fit for you. You may call it a hidden gem of Malaysia and it is the favorite destination for hikers here. 

    There are three main trails for hiking on the Bukit Tabur range - West, East, and the Far East. Out of these three trails, Western and Far Eastern parts are quite normal and is a perfect for the beginners to intermediate level hikers. 

    On the other hand, the Eastern Trail is shorter, as compared to the other two, but is the most difficult one. It has more of the rocky terrain, which makes it difficult for the hikers, especially beginners and intermediate level hikers to walk on. 

    So, it is recommended that if you really want to explore the eastern side of the mountain, you must be an experienced hiker and accompany a guide with you for your safety.

    Things to keep in Mind: The hikers need to take the Hike Permit before they start their hike, which costs around 5 MYR per person.

  • 12Visit Rainforest Taman Negara

    Visit Rainforest Taman Negara
    Image Credit : mutiaratamannegara.com

    If you love outdoor activities and rainforest in particular then this place is just meant for you to visit. This rainforest is one of the oldest ageing 130 million years old. It has fast flowing rivers and thinks jungles which attract the tourists every year. 

    It is one of the popular places to visit in Kuala Lumpur as it attracts a lot of tourists every year.


    Stay at Rainforest Taman Negara in Kuala Lumpur.

    Stay at Rainforest Taman Negara in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • 13Cooking Classes at Bayan Indah

    Cooking Classes at Bayan Indah

    Bayan Indah is a rustic two-story bungalow that doubles up as a cooking school, located in the middle of idyllic lush greenery of a Malay village. 

    If you’re looking to mix things up while you’re in Kuala Lumpur indulge in this unique experience at Bayan Indah, a culinary retreat that offers over 70 cooking classes all different in its own special way, ranging from your typical mouth-watering Malaysian dishes to more complicated ones such as pies and tarts. 

    Rohani Jelani, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef heads the class, with impressive skills on the chopping board and enthusiasm to match.  This is among one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

    Location: Kampung Penchala Indah, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

    Timings: Classes start as early as 9:30 AM

    Price: Approximate price starts from 280 MYR onwards.

  • 14Fish Spa at Cute Fish Spa

    Fish Spa at Cute Fish Spa

    A fish spa experience will be the most memorable one you will have at a spa in Kuala Lumpur, the process is quite simple, You will be asked to put your feet in a tub full of tiny little fish popularly called the Dr. Fish nibbling away at your dead and diseased skin. At first, it can feel a little uncomfortable but once you get used to it, it feels brilliant. 

    Fish spa works on your calluses and leave your skin feeling fresh and clean. Kuala Lumpur is filled with fish spas ranging from ones in high-end hotels to fish spa tubs at every local mall.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 10 MYR to 40 MYR.

  • 15Enjoy rides at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

    Enjoy rides at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

    If you want to spend your day amidst the thrilling water rides, making whirl and twirl on the manmade river islands, a surf beach, a wave pool or on a 360 degrees revolving pirate ship, the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park in Malaysia is the place you must go.  This is among one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

    The theme park is spread in the 80-acre land, which was the home for a tin mine and quarry. The theme park holds the world’s largest man-made surf beach. It has five different zones, means providing umpteen options for its visitors to spend the quality day with their family and loved ones. 

    The five zones include - a water park, Scream Park, Amusement park, Extreme Park and a Wildlife Park

    Location: The Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is just 15 KM from the Kuala Lumpur city center and is located in the South Western part of the same.

    Price: The entry fees to the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park costs approximately 150 MYR.

  • 16Aquaria KLCC

    Aquaria KLCC

    The Aquaria KLCC is said to be the world’s largest aquarium, holding over 5000 freshwater and marine creatures, which include massive arapaimas, giant groupers, garfishes and many more. Some of the major attractions of the aquarium are the scary tiger sharks, bright coral fishes, lethal sea snakes, seahorses, and blue rays.

    The Aquaria KLCC is one of the foremost tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur involving the real depth and complexity. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Malaysia.

    Location: The Aquaria KLCC is located on the concourse of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

    Price: The entry fee approximately starts from 64 MYR for an adult and 53 MYR for a child.

  • 17Chinatown on the Petaling Street

    Chinatown on the Petaling Street
    Image Credit :  Khalzuri Yazid

    Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is the place which never sleeps and is always filled with colors and bustles all the time - Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. If ever visiting Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown must definitely be in your ‘to-visit’ list, especially if you are a true bargain hunter, as it is also famously known as the ‘Bargain Hunter’s Paradise.’

    You can find everything here, from the Chinese herbs to the imitation goods. Especially at night, the place is a shopper's’ paradise and turns into a lively and vibrant night market. Visiting Chinatown is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

    Location: The Chinatown is located on the Petaling Street, also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai (Starch Factory Street.)

  • 18Kampong Village Tour

    Kampong Village Tour

    To experience the real and old Malaysia, going close to nature and enjoying the slow pace of life of the people is the best way. Kampong Village tour, an old tribal area in Kuala Lumpur and immersed in the history and tradition will give you a depth insight of vintage Malaysia. It also highlights the older tribal areas and the major types of industries those played prominent roles in the village’s development.

    The people lived there are called the Mah Meri tribe who were the gypsies of the sea, and hence, visiting the village can be too educational for everyone.

    How to Reach: The Kampong Village is just 50 KM from the main Kuala Lumpur and is easily accessible via the public transport. There are also various vendors, who conduct the 1-day tours of the same.


    Kampong Village Tour in Kuala Lumpur

    Kampong Village Tour in Kuala Lumpur

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  • 19Menara KL Tower

    Menara KL Tower
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    The Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower is a 421m high broadcasting and telecommunication tower located amidst the city of Kuala Lumpur. The observation deck inside the Menara KL tower is the best places in Kuala Lumpur for sightseeing and it is also the highest in the city and gives a clear and elegant birds-eye view of the city of Kuala Lumpur.

    The tower also houses the highest McDonald’s outlet in the world. One more amazing fact about the Menara KL tower is that it is ranked as the fourth highest telecommunication towers in the world. It is a famous Malaysia tourist places to visit.

    Location: The Menara Kuala Lumpur tower is located majestically on the top of Bukit Nanas, also known as the Pineapple Hill

    Price: The entry fees to the tower costs approximately 55 MYR for an adult and 45 MYR for a child.

  • 20Off The Eaten Track - Food Tour

    Off The Eaten Track - Food Tour

    If you are a travel and food enthusiast and love exploring new places and cuisines, Off The Eaten Track - Food Tour in Kuala Lumpur is a great option you can try. It is, generally, a small group tour who love to taste the unique Malaysian cuisine or specifically the street food of Malaysia

    It is a great chance to experience the Malaysian favourite, which has earned the worldwide reputation, especially, because of their serving style.

    This tour is fun, not only because of its cuisine exploration part but also it allows you to visit the street and hidden alleys of this amazing city. Especially, if you are eager to know the lifestyle of the Malaysian people, Off the Eaten Track - Food Tour is an amazing way to do so. 

    In the entire tour, the groups cover approximately three destinations, which solely depends on your eating capacity.

    Price: The tour costs approximately 160 MYR per person.

  • Adventurous Things to Do in Kuala Lampur

  • 21Helicopter Sightseeing of Kuala Lumpur

    Helicopter Sightseeing of Kuala Lumpur
    If you are looking for a high-adrenaline activity in Kuala Lumpur, you can try out helicopter sightseeing tours at this place. Take a tour around the capital city of Malaysia in sophisticated helicopters and enjoy the panoramic view of the place. Minimum 4 passengers are required to take up this trip. It is a fun thing to do in Kuala Lumpur and is enjoyed by all those who go for it.

    Highlights – The pilot who will steer your Robinson 44 or EC125 helicopter is highly proficient in English and trained for the job. He does the role of a tourist guide as well, sharing you some important information about the landmarks of Kuala Lumpur. Take amazing pictures while enjoying the scene from your air-conditioned choppers.

    Location – 1500 feet above sea level from Kuala Lumpur.

    Timings
    – From 10 AM to 5 PM all through the day, depending on weather conditions. The total ride takes up to 30 minutes.

    Price – Approximate RM890 per person (same price for adults and kids).
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    Helicopter Sightseeing Trip in Kuala Lumpur

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  • 22Become one Day Pilot at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport

    Become one Day Pilot at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
    Image Credit : David McKelvey
    Has aeronautical engineering always mesmerized you? Did you have a passion to become a pilot but couldn’t pursue it for practical reasons?

    Give wings (literally) to your dreams when you visit Malaysia, as you get the chance to be pilot for a day here.

    Highlights – You get to ride the airplane of your choice after getting enough instructions on the ground. Upon completion of your activity, you will get a certificate of excellence. Cessna, Robinson, and Eurocopter are some of the common designs of aircraft that are available here.

    Location – Kuala Lumpur.

    Timing – There are 20, 30 and 60 minutes driving programs available for you to choose from. Totally it takes about 3 hours which includes the ground briefing, theory lessons, and flying sessions.

    Price – RM250per person for 20-minute flying experience on Cessna and around RM2250 per aircraft for group booking (maximum 4 guests) on an EC120B helicopter, for a 30-minute flying experience.
  • 23Rock Climbing at Batu Caves

    Rock Climbing at Batu Caves

    Batu Caves is a limestone hill, located 13km north of Kuala Lumpur, famous for its temple and its crag for rock climbing. If you will ask locals about what to do in Kuala Lumpur? They will answer "visit Batu Caves". It is a place for adventure lovers. It offers residents, travellers, weekend adventures and seasoned ascensionists a pathway to explore enjoy and challenge every part of their body when climbing natural rock faces. 

    Batu Caves is the hub of climbing in Kuala Lumpur and enthusiasts from all over head to Batu Caves for a taste of adventure.

    You must keep in mind that this sport depends heavily on the weather conditions and should be avoided during rainy seasons which are April - May. Limestone rocks do dry up very quickly even after torrential storms, so avid rock climbers can access them.

    How to Reach: Batu Caves are free to enter and wander around. The great news is that you can catch a train right to the door stop. Trains leave KL Sentral every half an hour and cost 4 MYR.

    Fishing Village and Batu Cave Tour in Kuala Lumpur

    Fishing Village and Batu Cave Tour in Kuala Lumpur

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  • 24Genting Highland Skyway Cable Car

    Genting Highland Skyway Cable Car

    Genting Skyway, opened in 1997, is one of the longest and fastest gondolas lifts in Southeast Asia. Spanning 3.38km from the base station in Gohtong Jaya town all the way up to the peak - it's an exhilarating ride hundreds of feet up the steep mountain slopes. 

    This cable car service also functions when Genting Skyway is closed for maintenance. Running at six meters per second, the cable car completes its journey in 11 minutes. Each cabin carries eight passengers, with enough cars to support 2,000 people per hour.

    Location: Genting Highlands, Pahang

    Timings: 7:30 AM to 12:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 6 MYR to 10 MYR

  • 25Microlight Flying at Sepang Gold Coat

    Microlight Flying at Sepang Gold Coat

    Microlight Flying is an exciting adventure sport that provides people of all walks of life the opportunity to glide across the skies and feel the exhilaration of being as free as a bird. 

    Glide and cruise in the sky while enjoying breathtaking views of this unique flying experience.

    A microlight flight is a 1 or 2 seat fixed-wing aircraft so you have to fly solo with an expert guide accompanying you. There are more than a few providers of this unique experience in KL.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 180 MYR onwards.

    Microlight Adventure in Kuala Lumpur

    Microlight Adventure in Kuala Lumpur

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  • 26ATV Ride in ATV Adventure Park

    ATV Ride in ATV Adventure Park

    Kuala Lumpur is a bustling city with tall skyscrapers, huge shopping malls, and massive traffic jams. However, hidden beneath its concrete jungle lies several areas with beautiful lush green forests and hills. Locals and those in-the-know head to some of these places for short weekend escapes and outdoor adventures

    If you want to get a whiff of adventure and ride an ATV in Kuala Lumpur the only place the head to is the ATV adventure park. The park offers several packages, each for different skill levels, length of time and route to suit everybody’s needs. 

    The adventure park is in a dense ruggedly trailed destination ideal for adrenaline and adventure lovers. Everyone is given a safety briefing before taking off.

    Location: Ulu Klang, Selangor, Kampung Kemensah

    Price: Approximate price starts from 300 MYR depending upon the package chosen.

  • 27Hot Air Ballooning over Putrajaya

    Hot Air Ballooning over Putrajaya
    Image Credit :  Phalinn Ooi

    The Kuala Lumpur city skyline is inspiring enough on the ground, but nothing can prepare you for the delights of their impressive scope when seen from the sky in a hot air balloon. No doubt it’s a spectacular way to start the day - it is a calm and tranquil experience like no other, drifting like a bird on a warm breeze. Hot air ballooning is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

    Majority of balloon rides in Kuala Lumpur are done over Putrajaya which is also famous for its famous annual Hot Air Balloon festival.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 1000 MYR onwards.

  • 28SkyTrex Adventure at Langkawi

    SkyTrex Adventure at Langkawi
    Image Credit :  Clement Chan

    If you are always fueled up by the adrenaline rush inside your body and want some more - indulging in the SkyTrex adventure is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is one of the best destinations to experience this newest sport. 

    It is a tree to tree ‘ sky-trekking’ activity, which allows you to experience the swing, dangle, glide and fly on various aerial obstacles, suspending above the lush, green and dense tropical rainforests of Malaysia. The SkyTrex is one of the best and most exciting forest adventure present in all over Malaysia.

    Location: There are three major places to enjoy the activity, namely, Langkawi, Shah Alam and Taman Botani Ayer Keroh, Shah Alam being the nearest from Kuala Lumpur. It just 40 minutes drive from the city center of Kuala Lumpur.

    Price: The cost approximately starts from 55 MYR.
  • 29Paragliding

    Paragliding

    Soar through the clear blue skies of Kuala Lumpur while you take part in this adrenaline-inducing exhilarating activity of paragliding. If you’re a first-timer don’t worry, tandem paragliding will harness you to an experienced guide so you can feel safe. Intense safety measures are taken before your flight. 

    You will be briefed on the Theory of Aerodynamics, Rules of the Air and Theory of Soaring Flights. All paragliding equipment will be provided to you and some providers also offer you videos of your experience. 

    Keep in mind that this activity depends majorly on weather conditions.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 200 MYR depending on the package you choose.

  • 30Zorbing at MAEPS

    Zorbing at MAEPS

    If you’re looking for something different then this fun-filled activity is the right one for you, the best part is that you can include your whole family and have a great time. Zorbing or Orbing can be dry, that is on a large open piece of land or wet that is in a pool or water body. 

    Zorbing involves a huge transparent ball that you are made to sit in after which it is blown up, it’s a great source of exercise and fun. It’s extremely safe as the zorb ball is engineered to be intact and strong.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 15 MYR to 30 MYR depending on the type of zorbing.

  • 31Indoor Rock Climbing at Camp5 Climbing Gym

    Indoor Rock Climbing at Camp5 Climbing Gym

    Indoor Rock Climbing is widely popular among fitness enthusiasts but also benefit those who avert from outdoor rock climbing especially beginners. Indoor rock climbing areas have different walls ranging from easy to difficult to suit the needs and skills of various people. 

    Even children can take part in this activity so it is ideal for a family day out. Most places offer the guidance of an instructor and various safety measures are taken. 

    There are various areas to access indoor rock climbing ranging from fully-fledged gyms to rock climbing walls set up in many malls around Kuala Lumpur like Camp5 Climbing Gym.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 100 MYR to 300 MYR depending on various offers like student discounts.

  • Other Things to Do in Kuala Lampur

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    32.Take in the history at Sri Mahamariamman Temple-  It is the oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur. It was built in 1890 by the only tin miner Thamboosamy Pillai. Pillai brought skilled workers from south India to build the temple particularly the unique entrance sculptures of the temple.

    33.Visit Islamic Art Museum-  It was officially opened on December 12, 1998. The museum is located in the heart of the Kula Lumpur tourist belt amidst the lush greenery of Perdana Botanical Gardens and Bird Park. 

    34.Experience Kampung Life at Bamboo Village- This visit is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur. The Bamboo Village is a sanctuary, where no alcohol or drugs are permitted. The guests get a unique experience of life.

    35.Eat Ikan Bakar off the grill at Kedai Kat Jat- This is one of the interesting things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night, where the lone man standing in front to grill may seem silent but his perfectly cooked banana wrapped seafood does all the talking.

    36.Stand on the hilltop at Chin Woo stadium to view the sunset- This historic sports stadium sits atop of the hill overlooking Chinatown. It has a highlighting 50-meter outdoor pool for the visitors to enjoy. The view of the sunset you will witness from this stadium will be a lifelong memoir for you as this is another pivotal and interesting things to do in Kuala Lumpur. 

    37.Meet beautiful butterflies at Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park- Worried about what to do in Kuala Lumpur? Why not spend some quality time with the colourful butterflies in the Butterfly Park? And, complement such beauties in life and make it memorable.

    38.Take a walking tour of Brickfields- There are free walking tours around Brickfields where you can see the pre-war shop, churches, temples, houses, art gallery, shrines, and dining places. This two and a half hour tour of Brickfield will take you to the historical landmarks built between 1920's and 1980's.

    39.Party at Heli Lounge Bar, on a helipad-  If you are thinking about things to do at Kuala Lumpur at night, then attending a party at the Heli Lounge Bar is one of the best ideas to enjoy your evening with your dear ones. 

    40.Walk through the corridors of Istana Negara- You can easily get drawn into a fantasy world while walking in the corridor of such a royal residence. This will surely give you goosebumps, and will also make you feel that you are completely at a different place. A royal feeling will get enlighten you.  

    41.Visit the Kuala Lumpur, Bird Park- The Bird Park of Kuala Lumpur is known as the largest free-flight walk-in aviary. You can get to see s many birds, some of which you have never seen before in your life. The chirping of the birds will give a different kind of feeling to you as you will explore the park.  

    42.Catch the skyline at Stratosphere- Stratosphere is one of the most famous luxury bar seated atop at infinity grass helipad to give a perfect view of the whole Kuala Lumpur and make you believe that this is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur. 

    43.Explore a Buddhist Temple at Thean Hou Temple- This is another famous tourist spot of Kuala Lumpur. The temple of Lord Buddha is an enigmatic one which is beautiful yet mystical. The site was built to provide a religious place during the time of Srilankan Theravada Buddhist tradition. 

    44.Do some shopping at Central Market- After visiting all the tourist sites, you might wonder what to do in Kuala Lumpur? The perfect answer to this goes for some shopping in the Central Market. There are varieties of things you can choose from.

    45.Visit the KL City Gallery- A visit to the City gallery can be your first stop or destination as soon as you come to Kuala Lumpur as this place will provide the guideline or map of the whole city to explore. The paintings and arts of this gallery are remarkable in every single way of its own.

    46.Make a visit to Sin Sze Si Ya temple47- This temple is dedicated to patron deities Si Sze Ya and Sin Sze Ya. This is a tranquil place of worship in the middle of the ever-bustling Chinatown. The temple has a main prayer hall and two smaller side halls. 

    48.Attend the annual Thaipusam procession at Batu Caves- Thaipusam is a colorful annual celebration in honor of the Hindu god Subramanian, with festivities mainly taking place in Batu Caves. The procession start at in the wee hours in the morning from Sri mahamariamma temple, the oldest temple of Chinatown. 

    49.Walk in Titiwangsa Lake Gardens- This is a well maintained and attractive park in Kuala Lumpur, and a popular place to take photographs of the Twin Towers and KL Tower. The lake provides space for cycling, jogging, and even kayaking. 

    50.Visit Pulau Carey for sculptures and spiritual healing-  If you interested in art and archeology then this place is meant for you to visit at least once when you are in Kuala Lumpur. You will get to the history behind this sculptures and spiritual healing which will enhance your knowledge to boost up your understanding too.




Adventure in Kuala Lumpur

Cruises & sailing in Kuala Lumpur

Couples & romance in Kuala Lumpur

Skydiving in Kuala Lumpur

Attractions

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Aquaria KLCC

The Aquaria KLCC is said to be the world’s largest aquarium, holding over 5000 freshwater and marine creatures, which include massive arapaimas, giant groupers, gar fishes and many more. Some of the major attractions of the aquarium are the scary tiger sharks, bright coral fishes, lethal sea snakes, seahorses, and blue rays. The Aquaria KLCC is one of the country’s foremost sightseeing attractions involving the real depth and complexity.


Location: The Aquaria KLCC is located on the concourse of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

Price: The entry fee approximately starts from 64 MYR for an adult and 53 MYR for a child.



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Islamic Arts Museum

History: An art is the best way to express a thought, idea or a solution. The Islamic Arts Museum was opened to the public on 12th December, 1998. The art museum is located in Perdana Botanical Garden which is at the heart of the city. You would be surprised to know that it is the largest Islamic Art Museum in South East Asia.



About: There are around seven thousand artefacts which throws a light on the Islamic world. Altogether there are 12 galleries in this museum and they are divided into groups based on their levels. The Quran and Manuscripts gallery is at Level 3 along with Chinese gallery, Indian gallery and Islamic architecture. There are jewellery, textile, ceramic work and armour at Level 4. The Islamic glassware is also displayed at Level 4. The museum is open from morning to evening and is a must visit tourist place.




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Sin Sze Si Ya temple

History: This is a Chinese Temple in Kuala Lumpur and is dedicated to Sin Sze Ya and Si Sze Ya. It is said to be the oldest Chinese Temple. Beautiful objects are used to decorate the Temple. The Temple was inaugurated in 1864, where 10,000 people attended the ceremony.



Speciality: Want to know your fortune? Purchase the fortune sticks and find what the number says about your life. There are staff members to translate the meaning to the devotees. There are wooden chair which are used during religious processions to carry the deity statues. Witnessing these processions is said to be holy.

Location: The Temple is located at Jln Tun HS Lee. The nearest metro is Pasar Seni. The Temple is open between 7.00 am to 5.00 pm for all the devotees. You are sure to find it very peaceful inside the Temple.


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Merdeka Square at night

Merdeka Square or the Dataran Merdeka is a very well known recreational park or the historical place situated in Kaula Lampur. In the year 1957, the Malayan flag was hoisted here. It has a wide and green field just close to the Merdeka Square. This makes it a great picnic spot with a very spacious playground for the kids.

Location: In close proximity to the Merdeka Square there are a number of historical building such as the Old KL Train Station, Galeri Kuala Lumpur, Royal Selangor Club Complex, and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.


 
Highlights: The vicinity of the Merdeka Square is well lit and the cool nigh breeze there makes it an exceptionally ideal place to relax after a busy day.

Best Time: In order to actually enjoy the night life of the Merdeka Square, one must visit the place post mid night especially during the weekends.


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Cooking Classes at Bayan Indah

Bayan Indah is a rustic two-storey bungalow that doubles up as a cooking school, located in the middle of idyllic lush greenery of a Malay village. If you’re looking to mix things up while you’re in Kuala Lumpur indulge in this unique experience at Bayan Indah, a culinary retreat that offers over 70 cooking classes all different in its own special way, ranging from your typical mouth-watering Malaysian dishes to more complicated ones such as pies and tarts. Rohani Jelani, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef heads the class, with impressive skills on the chopping board and enthusiasm to match.


Location: Kampung Penchala Indah, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Timings: Classes start as early as 9:30 AM

Price: Approximate price starts from 280 MYR onwards.




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Changkat Bukit Bintang

Changkat Bukit Bintang is often associated with the London’s Piccadilly Circus and New York City’s Times Square. It is one avenue, where one can come across a number of KL’s most popular bars and restaurants. This trendy place is ideal for pub crawling. Jalan Alor happens to be an extremely busy area especially during the weekends and the public holidays.



Location: Nestled behind the Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is very easy to get to especially if you are staying near the Golden Triangle area.

Highlights: Buildings on the Jalan Alor Street are unique. Originally the buildings belong to the pre-war, colonial shop-houses that were later remodeled and converted into the up market pubs and restaurants that usually serve the Western food. There are a number of hawker stalls and Chinese seafood restaurants too. Dining options here are endless. This street has the most vibrant scene in the downtown of KL.

Best Time: 10 PM – 3 AM in the morning.
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Petaling Street Night Market

Looking for a subtle Kuala Lumpur Chinatown nightlife experience? Head from the main road (Jalan Petaling) to the narrow side and get to the Petaling Street Night Market. The thriving street market with the stalls cluttered close to one another stock everything from the Hello Kitty watches to fake-label Gucci clutches. To get your stuff at the best price, you can stroll along doing ‘window-shopping’ first and then return back to the stall that gives you the best price. All the prices quoted by the seller are usually marked up by approx 50%.



Location: Situated along the Petaling Street at the intersection of the Jalan Hang Lekir

Highlights: Referred simply as the Petaling Street by locals this is your go to place to satiate your every need from the local handicrafts, souvenirs to batik-print shirts. You can also get a range of designer apparel, handbags, shoes, watches and even, pirated DVDs at a much cheaper price.

Best Time: 09:00 – 12:00 & 18:00 - late
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Jalan P. Ramlee

Jalan P. Ramlee is the best and the most eccentric alternative to Changkat Bukit Bintang. Famous for its glitzy cocktail lounges, tropical-themed bars and pubs and the chic nightclubs adorning the streets of bustling Kuala Lumpur city centre, Jalan P. Ramlee is always packed with backpackers, business travellers, expats, and a handful of locals.



Location: The night life district of Jalan P. Ramlee is easily accessible within a 10-minute walk from the Petronas Twin Towers as well as the five star hotels such as the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Highlights: Night life is vibrant and lively. There are a number of venues here that host events like live bands playing radio-friendly covers and DJs spinning a medley of electro, hip-hop, and retro tunes. Jalan P. Ramlee os known to be the hottest locale as it is a great place to unwind with a pint of ice-cold beer.

Best Time: Visit after 21:00 to experience the active nightlife.
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Pisco Bar

The capital city of Malaysia is famous for its night life. There are a number of bars & night clubs which are tagged as the best in Asia. Pisco Bar in Kuala Lumpur has a poised ambience which is loved by the visitors. The dinner hours at Pisco Bar offer an exclusive range of Spanish Tapas and Peruvian cuisine. The interior of this bar is quite amusing that is best suited for social gatherings and cocktails.



Location: This bar is situated in Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

Highlights: Pisco Bar has become the main hub for international travellers and trendy locals. This place is known for live music performances which have attracted a lot of customers. Pisco Bar is home to the coolest DJs in town.

Best Time: Monday to Thursday 5pm-2am and Friday & Saturday 5pm-3am. Sunday Pisco Bar is closed.

Price: There is no fixed price for this place.
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Chinatown

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is the place which never sleeps and is always filled with colors and bustles all the time - Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. If ever visiting Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown must definitely be in your ‘to-visit’ list, especially if you are a true bargain hunter, as it is also famously known as the ‘Bargain Hunter’s Paradise.’

You can find everything here, from the Chinese herbs to the imitation goods. Especially at night, the place is a shopper's’ paradise and turns into a lively and vibrant night market.

Location: The Chinatown is located on the Petaling Street, also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai (Starch Factory Street.)



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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

History: Longing for some Moorish-styled building in Kuala Lumpur? Sultan Abdul Samad Building is towards the east of Merdeka Square. It was named after sultan of Selangor and was constructed in the year 1897. It was designed by AC Norman, one among the finest architect who has designed other historical buildings as well. The Sultan Abdul Samad Building serves as a home to the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. Earlier, it was mainly considered for official purpose, but today it is mostly a historical place serving as a tourist spot. It is also used as avenue to host the Independence day parade.



Specialty: The building is entirely made out of brick and the arches are very graceful. There is a clock tower which is 41.2m- high.

Location: It is located at Jalan Tun Perak which can be easily reached. There are several signages to guide the visitors.



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Jalan Alor

Jalan Alor is one of the most famous nightlife spots in Kuala Lumpur. Housing a number of hawker stalls and seafood restaurants, the street is one of the most famous in KL for food. Jalan Alor is an ideal after clubbing dining spot in the Golden Triangle area.



Location: Situated behind the Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is a small stroll away from the Changkat Bukit Bintang.

Highlights: The variety of food available is huge. You can get everything from the barbecued meats, noodles to desserts at the best and the most cost effective rates in the city. Hawker stalls at the Jalan Alor are the city’s favorite food joint. Largely different from the trendy Jalan Bukit Bintang and Changkat Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor has a traditional charm associated with it courtesy its atmospheric air-conditioned Chinese seafood restaurants, mini red Chinese lanterns and bright fluorescent restaurant signage lighting.

Transportation: You can easily get here via monorail.

Best Time: Hustle Bustle starts from 6 PM in the evening
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Troika Sky Dining

If there was just one word to put forth the beauty of Troika Sky Dining, then it would be – Magnificent. The localites of Kuala Lumpur are becoming spoilt for choice courtesy the variety of fine dining restaurants with a view however the Troika Sky Dining stands out in every way possible.



 Location: Situated in the Tower B of The Troika along Persiaran KLCC.

 Highlights:
Comprising of the Italian bistro Strato famous for its pizza and pasta, Claret wine bar known for its fine range of wines and the fusion focused Cantaloupe popular for its three-course meal  here   with truffled poached egg , Troika Sky Dining is extremely popular with the trendy urbanites and the young generation. It easily blends in with the rest of the city’s industrial skyline courtesy its steel  and   glass structure.

 Best time: 12:00 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 23:00 (Strato); 16:00 – 01:00 (Claret); 18:30 – 22:30 (Cantaloupe Dining Room)
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Jalan Sultan Ismail

Jalan Sultan Ismail was once the key clubbing district of Kuala Lumpur. Today the nightlife in Jalan Sultan Ismail is restricted to a few nocturnal hangout spots which can be just a starting point for everyone who wishes to explore the nocturnal offerings of Kuala Lampur.



Location: Situated just a small stroll away from the Raja Chulan Monorail Station on a street lined up with a plethora of classy restaurants and cafes as well as the five-star luxury hotels such as ParkRoyal Kuala Lumpur, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, and Shangri-La Hotel.

Highlights: Of course there is a huge competition from the popular and happening locales like the Changkat Bukit Bintang and Bangsar there is still a range of activities as well as sights that one can enjoy in the nightlife scene of Jalan Sultan Ismail. Dip yourself in serenity by enjoying the breathtaking sunset views of Kuala Lumpur city with a class or two of champagne, cocktail or wine at the stylish rooftop bar located ahead of the iconic Hard Rock Café.

Best Time: Variable for different restaurants and bars
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Zouk KL

Zouk Club is the leading night club in Malaysia. This party destination is situated in Kuala Lumpur which makes it so popular. The architecture of this night club has won the hearts of thousands of people who have visited this place. The music along with the ambience is very attractive which makes Zouk the top-rated night club.



Location: Zouk is located at 113 Jalan Ampang, Federal Territory, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia.

Highlights: Many famous personalities from Malaysia and around the globe have visited this place. The drinks & cuisine is amazing that has helped attract more audience in the recent past. Zouk has maintained a certain standard which makes it a flashy party destination.

Best Time: Zouk is open from 5pm-5am on Friday & Saturday. The timings are 5pm-3am on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Wednesdayand Thursday Zouk closes at 4 am.
Price: There are different entry charges at Zouk.
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The Rabbit Hole Restobar

The Rabbit Hole Restobar is designed and inspired to emulate the much famous fantasy narratives of Alice in Wonderland and The Chronicles of Narnia. It is known to be the most hip and classy nocturnal establishments.



Location: Set in a 3 storey pre-colonial building, Rabbit Hole Restobar is strategically located across the infamous street of the Changkat Bukit Bintang.

Highlights: Dissected into several distinct concept environments with a relaxed atmosphere, the entrance of the Rabbit Hole Restobar is a spacious al fresco dining area that is famous as The Bamboo Forest. Besides, the bar has as elevated stage for the comedy shows, live music and the stage performances. Open area of the restro bar is embellished with the wild bamboos and beautiful trees that keeps you away from the hustle bustle of the city.

Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday – Thursday 16:00 - 02:00, Friday & Saturday 16:00 – 03:00

Prices: Variable

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