Kuala Lumpur in 24 hours

After my vacation in Koh Lipe, Thailand, I had to go back to Langkawi in Kedah Malaysia to catch my flight going to Kuala Lumpur.  I waited at the beachfront and bid farewell to the beautiful island of Lipe. It was another two hours ride to the port of Langkawi.

From Langkawi port, I hailed a taxi going to Langkawi airport and waited for my scheduled flight going to Kuala Lumpur. KL was my last stop from the 10 days of my Penang – Langkawi – Koh Lipe – KL trip.

Kuala Lumpur

I arrived at 7 pm in KL and my friend Rae picked me up at the airport. We boarded a bus going to KL Sentral, the central transit hub of all connecting stations in Kuala Lumpur. The KL International airport is 45 mins to 1 hour away from the city center called KL Sentral. You can also ride Klia Ekspres for a shorter time going to the city.

Petronas Twin Tower and KL Tower

I booked my hotel in My Hotel in Brickfields, 5 mins away walk from KL Sentral. After checking in and dropping off our bags, we went to the KLCC or Petronas Twin Tower. We took the train from KL Sentral by Kelana Jaya Line LRT and alighted at KLCC. The KLCC LRT Station is connected underground to Suria KLCC Shopping Mall and Petronas Twin Tower.

We tour the Suria KLCC Shopping Mall and walked going to the famous landmark of Petronas Tower in which we took photos of the night view of the Twin Tower. After which we went to Hard Rock Café in which we also had a view of KL Tower.


From the nearby stalls, we bought food and brought at the My Hotel where we had our late dinner.

Batu Caves

In the morning, we had our breakfast at the hotel. After an hour we went to Batu Caves.

Batu Caves is located at  Selangor Malaysia and is 40 minutes by train. From KL Sentral, alight a train going to Gombak. The caves are located at limestone hills and one of the top destination in Malaysia. There are series of caves and cave temples across Batu Caves.

There are 272 steps going up to the main cave. But because I am dressed with above knee-level, I was not allowed to go up so I decided not to explore the stairs and just enjoyed the park below with the birds.

From Batu Caves, we went to Merdeka Square or Dataran Merdeka. It is a square or Independence square situated in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

There are so many notable places around Merdeka Square like the Kuala Lumpur City, the open field for Royal Selangor Club, and Cop’s Fountain.

For other posts about Malaysia, please check: What to see in Georgetown, PenangGeorgetown, Penang, Malaysia Penang Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour