Things to do in Kuala Lumpur in just 2 days

Flying in for a short stopover? Don’t worry, we have the perfect itinerary for you to experience the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur or KL with its gleaming skyscrapers, colonial architecture, charming locals, and a myriad of natural attractions.

All you need is an easy and hassle-free way to travel around KL with just one card! Get KL TravelPass to enjoy savings on KLIA Ekspres airport transfer plus 2-day unlimited rides on the LRT, MRT and Monorail lines!

Day 1

Visit Merdeka Square – an important historical landmark in Malaysia, Merdeka Square, or commonly known as Dataran Merdeka, is also the usual venue for the National Day parades.

How to get there: After getting off the KLIA Ekspres from our arrival hall in KL Sentral, take the Kelana Jaya LRT line to Masjid Jamek station. Merdeka Square is just a short walk away.

Art & Culture

History
Architecture
Suggested Duration: 30 mins

KLCC wonders – no visit to the city is complete without coming here. View the city from the Petronas Twin Tower observation deck on the 86th floor, go shopping in the mall, take a stroll in the park and be mesmerized with the magical Lake Symphony Light and Sound Water Fountain during the night.

How to get there: From Masjid Jamek station, take the Kelana Jaya LRT line to KLCC station.

Architecture
Shopping
City View
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Try the local food – With so many options of places to eat in KL, you will be spoilt for choice. For Malaysian street food, head to Jalan Alor, one of the most famous streets in KL with an overwhelming amount of delicious local food choices.

How to get there: Use the covered walkway from KLCC Convention Centre for a 15-20 minute walk to Jalan Alor.

Food & Drinks
Outdoor
Music & Nightlife

Suggested Duration: 1-1 ½ hours

Shopping in Bukit Bintang – There are so many shopping malls in KL with a combination of budget and luxury brands, you will be sure to find what you need!

How to get there: Bukit Bintang is only less than 5 minutes walk away from Jalan Alor.

Shopping
Food & Drinks
Music & Nightlife

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Day 2

Follow the trail of KL Forest Eco Park – formerly known as the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, start your morning by exploring the only virgin tropical rain forest left in the city.

How to get there: Take the Kelana Jaya LRT line to Dang Wangi station. Alternatively, you can take the KL Monorail to Bukit Nanas station.

Outdoor
City View
Suggested Duration: 1-1 ½ hours

Pasar Seni (Central Market) – this is where you can get variety of products by local artists and craftsmen. Find great buys like Malaysian batik and local handicrafts as souvenirs to bring home.

How to get there: Take the Kelana Jaya LRT line and get off at Masjid Jamek station.

Art & Culture

Shopping
Food & Drinks

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Petaling Street (Chinatown) – also known as KL’s Chinatown and just minutes away from Pasar Seni, this is a famous street shopping street where you can put your bargaining skills to the test! Discover hidden coffee shops and eateries along the street while you’re there.

How to get there: Petaling Street is just a short walk away from Pasar Seni.

Shopping
Food & Drinks
Outdoor

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

National Museum – learn more about Malaysian history, culture, arts and crafts before you head back to the airport!

How to get there: Take the MRT all the way to Muzium Negara station for direct access to the museum. Thereafter, walk over to KL Sentral for your ride to the airport with KLIA Ekspres!

Art & Culture

History

Suggested Duration: 2 hours

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