MALAYSIA is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers. Go for well-planned Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi in a duration of 6 nights and 7 days, to enjoy an unforgettable vacation.
Several flights operate from major Indian cities to Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is the most common arrival city. Both LCC (Low-cost carriers) and FCC (Full-cost carriers) operate here. Best rates for this route is usually available when you book 6-7 months prior.
|DEPARTURE||DURATION||LOWEST ROUND TRIP DEALS|
|Delhi||5h, 0 stops||Rs. 16239|
|Mumbai||4h, 0 stops||Rs. 13,117|
|Chennai||4h, 0 stops||Rs. 15,787|
|Bangalore||5h, 0 stops||Rs. 19,989|
|Hyderabad||4h, 0 stops||Rs. 17,638|
|Calcutta||4h, 0 stops||Rs. 15,208|
|Cochin||4h, 0 stops||Rs. 15,270|
You'll have to wait in a queue but the queues move quickly and a taxi ride to the city or your hotel will cost you anywhere around 1250-1750 INR, depending upon the quality of taxi you choose. For queries you can approach the attendants at the airport tell them your destination and the type of taxi (budget/premier/minivan) and they'll inform you about the fare which you can pay by either cash/card.Taxis are easily available at the airport and prominently marketed.
The city also has light rail options that are convenient and comfortable.Most urban cities in Malaysia like the capital Kuala Lumpur have well connected roads and extensive bus services that run within cities like the Go KL City Bus that provides free rides along 4 routes in KL. The country also has a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line that connects most tourist areas in the city of Kuala Lumpur in addition to which are Komuters which cater to the locals and do not cover as many tourist spots but are comparatively cheaper and can drive you to places like the Batu Caves.
Some of the popular car rentals include Zest car rentals, Economy car rentals and RentalCars.com.Driving in Malaysia can be a pleasant experience, especially on the Peninsular Malaysia highways. It is also na great way to explore the city at your own luxurious pace and a car rental will cost you around 2670-3670 INR/Day.
The Touch 'n Go Travel Card is available for travellers at almost all stations in Kuala Lumpur. The card costs 170 INR and is valid upto 7 days of purchase. It is a pre-paid smart pass that includes subsidised travel fares for all bus and rail trips with Rapid KL, NadiPUTRA, Ampang & Sri Petaling (formerly known as STAR Line), Kelana Jaya (formerly known as PUTRA Line), KTM Komuter, KL Monorail and Express Rail Link (ERL) lines, and also unlimited rides on all RapidKL LRT and buses throughout the day with only 118 INR being deducted from this smartcard.