OVERVIEW

Literally meaning “Muddy Confluence’, the city emerged out of a tin mining boom back in the 1860s. Ruled over the years by the Sultans, the British, the invading Japanese during WWII, and now by the local government, Kuala Lumpur has a lot to show for it in the form of colonial buildings, Chinese shops, Islamic high rises and modern day towers with the infrastructure of any city in the developed world.

There is a lot to choose from in Kuala Lumpur. The food and its variety can keep you excited over your next meal for an extended period of time, the shopping with the malls and the brands is endless and contrary to popular belief, Kuala Lumpur has a pulsating nightlife that goes on right into the wee hours.

There is no shortage of golf options around Kuala Lumpur, so planning with a budget is essential for optimising the experience. The Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club and The Mines are at the top of the list and are regular hosts to prestigious PGA & European Tour events. In addition there are others such as The Saujana, Kota Permai, Templer Park and Glenmarie that can be combined.

BEST TIME TO GOLF IN KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur is close to the Equator and the temperatures remain more or less the same throughout the year with temperatures hovering around 30 degrees celsius and rarely going below 20 degrees celsius. It could rain anytime during the year especially in the afternoons. The best time to travel to Kuala Lumpur is between May & September as the rains are less and it is considered the driest period in the year.

Type of Climate: Tropical Rainforest climate

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THINGS TO DO

  • City tour of Kuala Lumpur which gives you a quick glimpse of the key attractions
  • Eat Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisines at its countless restaurants and eateries
  • Visit Putrajaya, the administrative capital and the Batu Caves
  • Genting is also possible as a day trip from Kuala Lumpur

USEFUL INFO

GETTING THERE: Kuala Lumpur has a very well connected International airport and with direct flights from many SE countries & European countries. There are various domestic flights which you can take to reach other cities like Kota Kinabalu, Langkawi & Johor within Malaysia

By Road: You can also reach Kuala Lumpur by road from Singapore. There are many bus services from Singapore to KL. 

CURRENCY: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) | Avg Currency Value: 1 USD = 3.99 MYR (Currency Converter)

VISA: Check the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for more information.