Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. It is usually the first place visitors go to on their way to visit Sima, Langkawi, and Redang Island. Kuala Lumpur is known for its tall buildings and architecture done in all kinds of styles. Kuala Lumpur is a great place to sample cuisine from all around Malaysia. Those interested in shopping will be satisfied as well, as malls with international brands fill the streets of the downtown area.
The city center of Kuala Lumpur is not big, and the most important sight is undoubtedly the landmark Petronas Twin Towers. For tourists, most of the main attractions can be visited in one day.
Resorts World Genting is a half-hour drive from the city center. It is the largest high-altitude summer resort in Southeast Asia. There are aerial cable cars, an amusement park, a strawberry garden, and other tourist attractions that attract visitors from near and far.
Located 2 hours away from Kuala Lumpur, Malacca is the oldest historic city in Malaysia. It was once the capital of the Malacca Kingdom and was successively occupied by Portugal, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
Within just 1-2 days, visitors can generally make trips to all the major attractions in Kuala Lumpur. For visitors looking to plan a longer trip, it’s also a great choice to spend one day at Resorts World Genting and another day at the old city in Malacca.
Located near the equator, Kuala Lumpur has a tropical maritime climate. Rainfall is abundant throughout the year. Most of the time, it’s hot and humid, and the temperature stays consistent throughout the year. Malacca is hot and rainy all year round, with temperatures ranging from 21 to 32 degrees. The state of Selangor which surrounds the federal territory of Kuala Lumpur also enjoys a warm climate with abundant rainfall throughout the year.
There are many accommodation options in Kuala Lumpur, ranging from luxury star hotels to budget hotels. The price of Kuala Lumpur hotels are slightly higher than other cities in Malaysia. The Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) is home to a number of upscale hotels close to the main landmark of Kuala Lumpur, the Petronas Twin Towers. The Bukit Bintang region is mostly home to many mid-range hotels. There are many shopping malls and large department stores in the nearby shopping district as well. Cheap Kuala Kumpur hotels can also be found in Chinatown (Petaling Street) and their low prices often make them the first choice for backpackers. There are several hotels in Kuala Lumpur near the International Airport where guests who are transiting can stay for a short period of time.