Kuala Lumpur

Travel Guide

At a quick Glance...

Best time to visit: May – August  and December – February are the driest months in the year (dry season). Average minimum temperature: 25 C. Average maximum temperature: 35 C. The driest weather is in June when an average of 126mm of rainfall occurs.

How long to stay: 3 days for a first time visit; if you spend 4-5 days you can explore the surrounding areas of Kuala Lumpur.

Language: Malay, English

Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (1 GBP = 5.82 MYR)

Transport: Download the ‘Grab‘ app for quick pick ups at cheap prices with lots of drivers available. ‘InDrive‘ app used by locals with a bidding like process to select driver at desire price. 

Things you should know before travelling: ATM machines do not charge a fee when withdrawing money.


Places to Eat

Kuala Lumpur is a melting pot of different cultures which is evident in their cuisine with strong Indian, Chinese and Malay influences - you definitely won't be disappointed by the variety of food available!


Things to Do

Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia, most famous for the Petronas Twin Towers but that's not all this bustling metropolitan city has to offer. From historical landmarks from the British colonial administration, museums, night markets, grand shopping malls and abundance of restaurants and cafes - there is something for everyone!