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Exploring Kuala Lumpur With The Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Exploring Kuala Lumpur With The Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has many tourist destinations to visit, such as Petronas Towers, KL Tower, a botanical garden, National Palace, Chinatown, Bukit Bintang, Central Market, and much more. Kuala Lumpur, like any big city in Asia, tends to have heavy traffic and hot weather with an average temperature between 23–32 degrees Celsius (73.4–89.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

If you have limited time to visit tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur, it’s better to use the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus, which will help you navigate the heavy Kuala Lumpur traffic while visiting around 50 tourist attractions in one day, as well as avoiding the hot weather.

Short holiday in Kuala Lumpur?

exploring kuala lumpur with the hop-on hop-off bus | short holiday in kuala lumpur?

KL Hop-On Hop-Off Bus is a double decker bus with an open top. KL Hop-On Hop-Off Bus has a bright and striking color that can be seen from a distance. This bus provides choices of seats inside with cool air conditioning and at the top of the bus with an open roof.

Affordable price to see ~50 destinations in one day

exploring kuala lumpur with the hop-on hop-off bus | affordable price to see ~50 destinations in one day

The Hop-On Hop-Off bus provides 2 choices of tickets for Kuala Lumpur. The first option is a 24-hour ticket at 55 MYR (approximately 12.82 USD) for adult foreign tourist and 30 MYR (approximately 6.99 USD) for foreign children, whereas for Malaysians, it only costs 25 MYR (approximately 5.83 USD) for adults and 15 MYR (approximately 3.5 USD) for children. The second option is provides tickets valid for 48 hours at 95 MYR (approximately 22.14 USD) for adult tourists and 50 MYR (approximately 11.66 USD) for children, whereas for Malaysians, it only costs 40 MYR (approximately 9.32 USD) for adults and 25 MYR (approximately 5.83 USD) for children.

The KL Hop-On Hop-Off bus has 20 stops and passes through 50 attractions in the city, with 20–30 minutes for every stop. So, you can manage your time between the stops to visit other destinations.

Use the first 2 hour trip to enjoy all tourist destinations

exploring kuala lumpur with the hop-on hop-off bus | use the first 2 hour trip to enjoy all tourist destinations

KL’s Hop-On Hop-Off bus takes around 2 hours to complete the circuit without getting off of the bus. To visit all the destinations, you are advised just to sit and enjoy the scenery while listening to the recorded guide, which explains the tourist destinations passed by the Hop-On Hop-Off bus. After a round trip, you can continue the journey back and choose the tourist sites you want to visit the most.

In order to maximize the quality of time, remember that the first Hop-On Hop-Off bus departs at 9 AM and the bus runs until 8 PM with the last pickup at 7 PM from bus stop number 1.

Choose a nearby tourist location to save time

Visiting 20 tourist sites in Kuala Lumpur in one day is a difficult thing to do. Using the Hop-On Hop-Off bus can solve this problem. In order to enjoy the location of the tour, you should get off the Hop-On Hop-Off bus at tourist sites that are in the same place. For example, get off of the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus at stop number 14 to visit Lake Garden, Butterfly Park, the Orchid and Hibiscus Garden, and Bird Park, which is conveniently also the location of Hop-On Hop-Off bus stop number 15. Or, go down at stop number 23 to visit the Petronas Towers, the icon of Kuala Lumpur, and walk to KLCC for shopping or visit Aquaria KLCC.

So, read the Hop-On Hop-Off bus travel map provided by the ticket seller, and choose the sights you desire to see the most.

Enjoy your journey in Kuala Lumpur!

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Riana is a mother of three girls. She loves to take her daughters out to visit various local and international tourism destinations. She believes that the outdoor activities in every destination...Read more

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