13 days in Kuala Lumpur & Genting Highlands Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
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Genting Highlands
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Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur — 7 nights

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.
Attractions like National Mosque (Masjid Negara) and Petronas Twin Towers make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Petrosains Science Discovery Centre and Dark Cave Malaysia. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuala Lumpur: Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park (in Genting Highlands) and Banting (Morib Beach & Pantai Kelanang Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Deck KL Tower, wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, stroll around KLCC Park, and stop by Little India Brickfields.

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If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major aiports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Genting Highlands.
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Genting Highlands — 3 nights

Genting Highlands represents a hill resort with a cool climate and plenty of attractions.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The VOID and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium. Appreciate the collections at Alive Museum Genting and Jurassic Research Center Genting. There's more to do: experience rural life at Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Village.

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Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Genting Highlands takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.
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Kuala Lumpur — 2 nights

Garden City of Lights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan. Attractions like Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and Makam Pahlawan make great kid-friendly stops. When in Kuala Lumpur, make a side trip to see Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin (Masjid Besi) in Putrajaya, approximately Putrajaya away. Enjoy Kuala Lumpur some more: see the interesting displays at Royal Malaysia Police Museum and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sin Sze Si Ya Temple.

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Drive from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus.
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