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It is officially referred to as the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. This city boasts of colonial architecture, charming locals, gleaming skyscrapers, and a myriad of natural attractions. Kuala Lumpur is the cultural hub of Malaysia; the skyline is dotted by the iconic Petronas Twin Towers which is the tallest twin towers in the world with 88 stories. The city emboldens a vision of modern architecture and craftsmanship. The experience of the shopping at the famous Central Markets is a joyful one as it involves handicrafts, haggling, and happiness. Flights to Kuala Lumpur are at an affordable rate with airohub.

Places to Visit

Kuala is a bit short on attractions, but you will derive joy in wandering, shopping and dining. Here are some of the best attractions you can visit:

  • Petronas Twin Towers: as introduced earlier, with 88 stories, this is the highest twin tower anywhere in the world today. It was once the tallest buildings in the world (1998-2004). At night, the tower glows beautifully and visible from most of the city.
  • Bukit Bintang: This is the entertainment and shopping district of the city. It houses many landmark shopping centers such as al fresco cafés, night markets, swanky bars, and also hawker-type eateries. It is popular among locals and tourist. Also popular among the youths.
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park: This is a public aviary situated on a 20.8 acre of land. Being a modern tourist centre, it receives an average of 200,000 visitors annually. The enclosed aviary provides a home for more than 3000 birds from around 200 species.
  • Aquaria KLCC: Reputed to be the largest oceanarium in the world. It is located in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. It covers 60,000 square feet (5,600 m2) dual levels with a 90-metre (300 ft) underwater tunnel.
  • Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia: Opened in 1998, it is situated in the heart of the city. With 12 main galleries, it is the largest museum of Islamic arts in South East Asia housing more than seven thousand Islamic artefacts from the worldwide.
  • Batu Caves: A limestone hill with caves and temples. The Batu cave is one of the famous caves dedicated to Hindu outside India. It rise almost 100 m above sea level; the Batu Caves temple complex has three main caves other smaller ones.
  • Kuala Lumpur Tower: As the name suggest, it is situated in the city and is one of the landmarks that defines the city. The seventh-tallest freestanding tower in the world is used for communication purposes as it is installed with an antenna.
  • Merdeka Square: Formerly known as Selangor Club Padang or simply the "Padang. It means independence square. It was where the Union flag was lowered and the Malaysian Flag was hoisted in 1957. It has been used since then as the venue of the Merdeka parade.
  • Petaling Street: It is a Chinatown where haggling is a common sight. Popular among tourists and locals as well. The area is home to dozens of stalls and restaurants which serve local dishes such Ikan Bakar (barbecued fish), asam Laksa, Hokkien Mee, and curry noodles.
  • National Mosque of Malaysia: In a city where Islam is a dominant religion, the mosque is a beauty of the worshippers and the city. Built on 13 acres (53,000 m2) of sprawling beautiful gardens, it has a capacity of 15,000 worshippers.

Climate and Weather

Kuala Lumpur only has two seasons, wet and dry. It experiences a scorching temperature in March which is the hottest with a mean temperature of 28°Celsuis (82°Fareihneit), and January is always the coldest at 27°Celsuis (81°Fareihneit) with the most daily sunshine of 8-hours in September. The wettest month is November with a mean of 290mm of rain.

Getting Around

Kuala Lumpur has an ambitious transport system even though can still get better. If you love to train, the urban rail comes in four different flavors; LRT & Monorail, KTM Komuter, and ERL. All this trains connect the city in an interwoven manner. If you prefer buses, Double-decker KL Hop-on Hop-off is excellent for tourist; RapidKL is cheap and fast while Go KL offers free transport. There are also taxis commonly known as Normal red and white taxis which either uses a meter or you negotiate. If you hire a car or have car Kuala has good roads but be wary of traffic.

Events and festivals

The major festivals and events in Kuala Lumpur are religious in nature. In January, the Thaipusam is held at Batu Caves, February is the Chinese New Year, the Putrajaya Hot Balloon Fiesta takes place in March, Urbanscape, and KL International Jazz Festival in May. Others are Idil Fitri, Ramadan, Merdeka parade, etc.

When to Visit Kuala Lumpur

Kuala is humid and hot all year round, the city is often busy in January and February due to Chinese New Year. Haze can also render July hostile as a result of the smoke from Indonesia. You can visit Kuala all year round as it has a good weather most days of the year.

Hotels and Accommodations

The city of Kuala Lumpur is known for their beautiful hotels and resorts. They come with low and affordable prices. Airohub can assist you in the booking of hotels with no hidden charges.


The city is served by two airports; Kuala Lumpur International Airport which is rated as one of the world’s best airport, and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport in Subang which caters for only turboprop and charter flights. There are means of transport from the airport to every part of the city even though may be on a high side regarding cost.

7 Day's Kuala Lumpur Vacation Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kuala Lumpur

- Morning: Arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

- Afternoon: Check into your hotel in the city center. Relax and unwind from your journey.

- Evening: Explore the vibrant Bukit Bintang area. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and experience the bustling nightlife.

Day 2: City Tour

- Morning: Visit the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and explore Suria KLCC for shopping.

- Afternoon: Head to the Batu Caves, a series of caves and Hindu shrines.

- Evening: Explore the cultural enclave of Chinatown. Try local street food for dinner.

Day 3: Cultural Experience

- Morning: Visit the National Museum to learn about Malaysia's rich history and culture.

- Afternoon: Explore the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia for a deeper understanding of Islamic art and heritage.

- Evening: Relax at the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park or visit the KL Tower for panoramic city views.

Day 4: Day Trip to Malacca

- Morning: Take a day trip to the historic city of Malacca (Melaka). Explore Dutch Square, St. Paul's Hill, and Jonker Street.

- Afternoon: Enjoy Peranakan cuisine for lunch.

- Evening: Return to Kuala Lumpur and relax at your hotel.

Day 5: Nature and Adventure

- Morning: Visit the KL Forest Eco Park for a nature walk amidst the city skyline.

- Afternoon: Experience the thrill of Sunway Lagoon, a theme park with water slides and rides.

- Evening: Enjoy a leisurely dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 6: Shopping and Relaxation

- Morning: Explore the Central Market for souvenirs and handicrafts.

- Afternoon: Indulge in retail therapy at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur or Suria KLCC.

- Evening: Relax with a spa treatment or traditional massage.

Day 7: Departure

- Morning: Check out of your hotel and head to the airport for your departure flight.

- Afternoon: Board your flight back home, taking with you fond memories of Kuala Lumpur.