Kuala Lumpur


If you are backpacking in Malaysia you could land in Kuala Lumpur, the nations capital is a popular stop for backpackers in South East Asia.  Our Kuala Lumpur backpacking guide will help you get the most out of your stay in Malaysia with lots of tips and advice about solo backpacking in Kuala Lumpur, good places to eat, budget hostel options and much more.  Our Kuala Lumpur backpacking guide is written by fellow travellers who have visited Kuala Lumpur so you get inside track on this excellent city, and you can connect with fellow travellers to share experiences, plan trips and much more.


Kuala Lumpur or KL as it has become increasingly known around backpacker types, holds a distinct allure to all visitors from culture seekers to adventurists to foodies.

The city has made a clear effort of modernising itself; with an ever-increasing skyline of skyscrapers, shopping centres that house whole amusement parks, as well as a well-built Rail System (LRT) and a sprinkle of historical monuments throughout.

KL's metropolis is a real fusion of old and new, east and west, making for incredibly diverse communities and some incredible food offerings stemming from this. With market stalls in abundance you are spoiled for choice. Take a wander through the city and discover the different districts and their offerings of food stalls to tantalise your taste buds. Obviously, the delicious Malaysian cuisine is in abundance however you also have offerings from Chinese and Indian influences throughout.

      Last updated on the 24 April 2018
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