Mesmerizing Malaysia

It is my birth month and I chose to celebrate it out of the country. Together with my travel buddy we conquered Malaysia for two days.

So here’s the plan, we’ll be visiting Legoland, Genting Highlands, and Batu Caves plus the famous Bukit Bintang walk. However, because I was so busy with work I wasn’t able to do an in-depth research about our itinerary especially going to Legoland Malaysia.

That is why our first day was such a waste, I didn’t know that Legoland was so far away from Kuala Lumpur. We traveled almost nine hours from KLCC to Johor Bahru and back. Well, lesson learned! Always always ask how many minutes or hours is the travel time which I failed to ask after buying a bus ticket going to Johor.

For those who would like to know how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Legoland:

  • Take the railway going to Bandar Tasik Selatan station and look for TBS or Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, alternatively you can go to Pudu Sentral terminal
  • Buy a bus ticket which cost 34.30 MYR
  • A 4-5 hours travel time before reaching Larkin Sentral
  • At Larkin Sentral you can see shuttle bus of Legoland (Bus # LM1) every thirty minutes between 9:00 am and midday. Return buses will run from Legoland to Larkin from 4:00 pm until 6:30pm from Sunday to Friday. On Saturdays, school holidays and public holidays they will run until 8:30pm. Each round trip will cost RM12

*My two cents: leave early and better if you book for a place to stay overnight because it’s kinda tiring, really.

Indeed, that’s the downside of DIY traveling. I will be posting our 1-day itinerary in Malaysia, which is supposedly a 2-day itinerary but because our first day was an epic fail we squeezed everything for a day and it was a success. Haha.

Grand Hyatt

The Grand Hyatt, just in front of our hotel.

Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental is also nearby.

Suria KLCC

Closest mall from our hotel, Suria KLCC, a 3-5 minute walk.

Rail Station

Their rail station. Feels like home. 🙂

Rail Station

Ticket for riding the train.

Rail Station

Don’t forget to ask for this at the information booth. You’ll gonna need this to plan your trip.

Starhill Gallery

Starhill Gallery along Bukit Bintang walk.

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

The Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, can be seen just in front of Starhill Gallery.

Low Yat Plaza

Low Yat Plaza, the best IT mall in Kuala Lumpur.

Berjaya Times Square

Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur.

Petronas Twin Towers

And of course, the Petronas Twin Towers.

Kuala Lumpur Tower

And then there’s the Kuala Lumpur Tower.

St Regis

Sorry! This just caught my fancy. It is like a condominium but with their own pool. How cool was that?

Other things to do:

  1. Walk across Twin Towers Skybridge and enjoy breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur at their Obesrvation Deck for 80 MYR for Adult and 30 MYR for Child (below 12 years old). Infant below 3 years old is free of charge. You may buy your ticket at the Concourse level, PETRONAS Twin Towers or online.
    Operating hours: Tuesday to Sunday (closed every Monday) from 9am – 9pm (closed from 1pm – 2.30pm on Fridays)
    *Open on all public holidays with the exception of Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji.
  2. You can also see the Kuala Lumpur Skyline View at the KL Tower for 49 MYR for Adult and 29 MYR for Child (aged 4-11 years old).Operating hours: 9:00am until 10:00pm – 365 days a year
    *Or you can go for an All Park package for 117 MYR for Adult and 87 MYR for Child.
KL Tower

KL Tower attraction rates.

*For those who want to know where you can get the best exchange rate deal, go to the forex stall outside Bukit Bintang Plaza (BB Plaza) at Bukit Bintang.

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2 thoughts on “Mesmerizing Malaysia

  1. Pingback: 1-Day Itinerary: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia | My Travel Escapades

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