Kuala Lumpur is famous for the fact that you can travel cheap and still have an unforgettable experience. It’s the biggest city in the country and also the capitol of Malaysia. There are a lot of sights to be seen and great things to do.
Things to do
The most famous tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur, are the Petronas Towers. It’s beautiful during the day and night, but during the night it is a remarkable sight to see when there are thousands of light that are lit around the building. There are water shows in the evening at 8, 9 and 10 o’clock at the Lake Symphony Fountains, which are located in front of the building and the show is spectacular. Be sure to buy tickets online if you want to visit the towers. The tickets are $21. With this ticket you get a tour of the building. If you don’t want to do the tour, you can view from the surrounding park.
For a more natural experience, you can visit the Batu caves. These caves are located just outside the city. It is a big Hindu temple with birds flying high and monkeys running through the trees. This is a free sight that can be visited. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes as you will have to walk a lot of stairs and wear clothing that covers your knees and elbows.
The lake garden is also a breath-taking scenery in the center of the city. It is a park that is located in the city center where you can take a break from the city life. It’s free to enter the park and there are a lot of things to do here. The following can be found in the park: Bird Park, the national museum, Royal Malaysian museum and more. There is a deer park that is free to enter, but the rest have a fee attached.
The food is really cheap in Malaysia and there is a food street market that should be visited. Here you can find Thai, Chinese, Indian and Malay food. A basic meal with a drink can cost about $4.50, which is not bad. The average daily cost in Kuala Lumpur would be around $30.
Where to sleep
If you are just looking for a bed to crash in for a few nights that has nothing expensive or amazing, you can find a hotel or a backpacking site for around $20 per night. Just book in time if you want to stay at a hotel to make it a bit cheaper.
To get around in Kuala Lumpur is not that difficult. You can use public transport like the bus and the train as they go often. More routes have recently been added to the system so it goes to different areas now. Just be sure to plan your trip so you know where to go to avoid any difficulties.
Kuala Lumpur is a great city that is perfect for a budget tour and also a beautiful city. Be sure to visit this city if you are looking for budget trip and a great experience.