5 days in Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves & Genting Highlands Itinerary

5 days in Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves & Genting Highlands Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Drive
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Batu Caves
— 2 nights
Drive
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Genting Highlands
— 1 night
Drive

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Kuala Lumpur

— 1 night

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 1st (Sun), walk around KL Bird Park, then walk around KLCC Park, then take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, and finally admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of National Museum, then take a stroll through Chinatown, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. September in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Batu Caves.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Wildlife
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Batu Caves

— 2 nights
True to its name, Batu Caves draw visitors with its famous limestone cavern system, lying to the north of Kuala Lumpur.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cave Villa, then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ramayana Cave, and finally head outdoors with Dark Cave Malaysia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Hanuman Statue, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Shakti Temple.

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Batu Caves is just a stone's throw from Kuala Lumpur. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Genting Highlands.

Things to do in Batu Caves

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Genting Highlands

— 1 night
Genting Highlands represents a hill resort with a cool climate and plenty of attractions.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, make a trip to Chin Swee Cave Temple, then browse the different shops at Genting Highlands Premium Outlets, then relax in the rural setting at Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm, and finally try out the rides at The VOID.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Genting Highlands travel planner.

Traveling by car from Batu Caves to Genting Highlands takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Genting Highlands

Shopping · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites
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