2 Days Getaway Guide in Kuala Lumpur
Just a transit, or a weekend getaway? Check out this guide to fun activities to do in Kuala Lumpur
29 Aug 2019

48 hours in Kuala Lumpur? Just a transit, or a weekend getaway? Check out this guide for fun activities to do in Kuala Lumpur.

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Day 1: Batu Caves, Towers and Sunset!

The Batu Caves Temple

The Batu Caves Temple is millions of years old.
The Batu Caves Temple is millions of years old.

Don't miss a visit to the limestone caves that have been home to the sacred statue of Sri Murugan Swami since 1890. The million-year-old Batu Caves Temple is less than an hour's drive from the city center.

The Petronas Twin Tower

The Petronas twin towers were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004.
The Petronas twin towers were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004.

Next is to visit the Petronas Tower which consists of 88 floors with the Suria KLCC shopping center, the Petronas Philharmonic Concert Hall and various restaurants such as the luxury restaurant Lai Po Heen. Visitors can climb up to the Skybridge on the 41st floor or to the observation deck on the 86th floor to enjoy views of the city from a height.

Meanwhile, to enjoy the sunset while sipping a drink, visit the Heli Lounge Bar which is located close to the Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur.

Day 2: Segway Ride, Perdana Botanical Gardens and Museum!

Perdana Botanical Garden

At Perdana Botanical Gardens, you can enjoy a variety of flora and botanicals.
At Perdana Botanical Gardens, you can enjoy a variety of flora and botanicals.

A fun way to save time and energy is to rent a Segway to explore the Perdana Botanical Gardens! Visitors will be invited to glide through a 'secret tunnel' to the Perdana Botanical Gardens where they can enjoy the Sunken Garden, Orchid Flower Garden, Hibiscus Flower Garden and Butterfly Garden.

During lunch, Dato Chef Ismail's Rebung Restaurant can be an option to enjoy local flavors. Still in the vicinity of the Perdana Botanical Gardens, there is the famous Museum of Islamic Art and the National Museum of Malaysia which are interesting to visit.

Don't Forget Musang King Durian

Malaysia is famous for the Musang King Durian. This type of durian is famous not only for its very creamy flesh, but also for its mild odor. Some Musang King durian traders promote that this type of durian can pass detection if you get on a plane. Many tourists and tourists who bring souvenirs of this durian.

Musang King Durian Burger /
Musang King Durian Burger / Ric's Burger Instagram

Recently, in Penang, Ric's Burger restaurant served the creation of the Musang King durian burger menu. To get to the island of Penang, it takes about 4 hours from Kuala Lumpur. Hopefully, this city will soon open a new restaurant that serves creative durian burgers

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