Getting there: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is the main gateway to the country and services over 45 international airlines. KL is about 55km from the airport, and a non-stop 28-minute ride on the KLIA Ekspres connects you to KL Sentral Station in the city. KL is also easily accessible from Port Klang, the country’s largest seaport. An excellent road and rail network links KL to various parts of the country, including Thailand and Singapore.
Break your journey for a day’s stopover in Kuala Lumpur to enjoy an interlude packed one-of-a-kind experiences. There’s a lot you can do, depending on your tastes and preferences. In Kuala Lumpur there’s something for everyone and you can discover it all in a day.
The Petronas Twin Towers the world’s tallest twin buildings should be your first stop after enjoying the scenic beauty from the airport. The Suria KLCC at the bottom of the Towers is one of the largest shopping malls in Malaysia. Besides the shopping, there are extensive gardens, playgrounds and a pool next to the Towers. Don’t forget to stop over for a delightful lunch at Bharath’s Curry House on the fourth floor.
Explore some amazing marine life at the Aquaria in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), and get up-close with giant sharks, rays and a variety of colourful fish.
For people who enjoy panoramic views must go up the 421-metre Menara Kuala Lumpur (KL Tower) from where you get an awesome aerial view of the city’s most prominent landmarks and the mountains. And for the adventurous types you can savour a special adrenaline rush by riding the Flying Fox. Visit Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, the ancient rainforest at the base of the Tower for a fascinating nature walk, and take a look at the Jelutong Tree, reputed to be over 100 years old.
Explore some amazing marine life at the Aquaria in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), and get up-close with giant sharks, rays and a variety of colourful fish. For shoppers, there are large malls like Lot 10 and Starhill in KLCC.
Kuala Lumpur has a lot to offer for shopaholics from all around the world. If you prefer malls, head for Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Ampang and Bangsar. At the heart of Bukit Bintang is Pavilion – a 1.37 million sq. ft. retail haven with 450 outlets for everything from the finest fashion and home furnishings to entertainment and culinary delights. Time permitting; you can also visit Sungei Wang Plazaand Bukit Bintang Plaza, which have a wide range of clothing, shoes, handbags and cosmetics.
Indulge in some pampering at the city’s luxurious spas; a vast assortment of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Balinese and Thai treatments is available. What you must try is the Fish Spa with Doctor Fish, which is an excellent skin treatment. The Putrajaya Shangri-La's Health Club and Spa specialises in spa treatments that are compatible with your zodiac sign, using blended oils, herbs, flowers, incense and colours to recharge and rejuvenate you.
Kuala Lumpur is a melting pot of various cultures, and you’ll see it in the diversity of attire worn by the people, as well as the architecture around. At Merdeka Square, you’ll find the Moorish-design railway station rubbing shoulders with stunning skyscrapers, ancient Chinese shops, Tudor-styled buildings, mosques and temples. This variety extends to the cuisine too; a fusion of the East and West is found in mouth-watering abundance here.
For Amazing savoring your taste buds one can visit any of these places.
· JalanAlor, one of Kuala Lumpur's great food streets, hawker stalls line both sides and serve up delicious fare at ridiculously low prices.
· Jalan Ceylon, an inner city area, is full of trendy restaurants with both, local and international menus.
· Changkat Bukit Bintang also has its share of interesting restaurants and bars. German, Brazilian, Japanese, Italian and French, as well as Malaysian specialities, are available here.
The city’s best entertainment can be found at Bangsar, Bukit Bintang, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Sri Hartamas, Mont Kiara, Jalan Ampang, Jalan P. Ramlee, Petaling Jaya, Heritage Row, and the Hard Rock Café.