One Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur

One day trip from Kuala Lumpur meaning tourist doing the tour in the morning, return to the city in the evening on the same day. The duration of the activity within 4 to 12 hours depending on the travel distance. The tour initially was designed for the stopover, transit and business trip tourist that have little time to spend. Now it’s getting popular among the tourist who wanted to use KL city as the base for few days before continues their holiday to the island.
The pros tourist don’t need a pack and unpack their luggage. Disadvantages, tourists only have one chance to make a trip. It’s critical to plan your holiday and hire an experienced local driver.

One Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur by Road

Some of the tours below require the passenger to start early as 5.00am especially on the weekend or public holiday. It’s is vital to begin the journey at that time to avoid stuck in congested traffic end up we not able to complete the tour.

Tourist stuck for 14 hours

Batu Caves

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Batu Caves

The main tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur. Your holiday in Malaysia will not complete if the tourist is not visiting Batu Caves. Located in Gombak district in Selangor states or 30 minutes driving from the city center. Besides visiting the cathedral caves, tourist also can do Dark Caves. To maximize travel time and money, tourists can combine visiting Batu Caves with Kuala Lumpur City Tour or with watching fireflies in Kuala Selangor.

Malacca Historical Tour

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Replica of Sultan Malacca Palace

Situated about 1.5 hours driving Malacca one day trip from Kuala Lumpur will bring tourist to the most potent Malay kingdom in 1400 century. Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese taking turn colonized the city from 1511 until 1957 making Malacca history unique. Great place to visit to understand how modern Malaysia history established.
Tour duration: 7 – 8 hours inclusive travel time

Cameron Highlands

Worker Harvesting Tea Leaf

Situated in Titiwangsa Mountain about 3 hours continue driving from Kuala Lumpur. Moderate cold weather and the fantastic view of Tea plantation make Cameron Highlands popular holiday destination for local and foreign tourist. Due to too many domestic tourists visiting Cameron Highlands during the weekend and public holiday. I strongly advise doing the Cameron Highlands one day tour from Kuala Lumpur on a weekday. Perfect excursions for those who love nature and greenery.
Tour Duration: 12 hours inclusive travel time

Taman Negara @National Park

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Taman Negara Canopy Walk

Kuala Tahan National Park situated in Pahang state. Estimated about 264km or 3.5 hours driving from Kuala Lumpur. During Taman Negara day trip tourist can do most of the activity such as Jungle Trekking, Canopy walk, rapid shooting and visiting indigenous people village. Ideal for energetic and outdoor tourist.
Tour duration: 13 hours inclusive travel time.

Watching Fireflies in Kuala Selangor

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Pteroptyx Tener Species

The most famous one day tour from Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Selangor situated about 70km or 1 hours driving from Kuala Lumpur. During Watching Fireflies in Kuala Selangor, tourist can combine the activity with visiting Batu Caves and Bukit Malawati (Monkey Hills). Highly recommended for wildlife and nature lover.
Tour Duration: 7 hours inclusive travel time

Malaysia Elephant Sanctuary Tour

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Bathing with Baby Elephant

Situated in Temerloh district in Pahang state about 1.5 hour driving from Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia Elephant Sanctuary tour is offering activity without compromise etiquette towards to Elephants. In here, tourist can feed and bathe with Elephants. Riding the Elephant activity already stop since 2012.
Tour Duration: 8 hours inclusive travel time

Genting Highlands

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Awana Cable Car

The most famous one day trip from Kuala Lumpur among Malaysian. Genting Highlands has a reputation the most prominent theme park and casino operator in Malaysia. The 20th Century Fox World still under construction, expected fully complete in 2019. The best excursions for family and couple.
Tour Duration: 8 to 10 hours inclusive travel time


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Pink Mosque in Putrajaya

Established in 1995, the whole idea to relocated Malaysian Government Administrator center from congested Kuala Lumpur to the well-planned city. Situated about 30 minutes drive from KL, the best place to visit for architecture and landscape lover. Besides amazing landmarks, tourist can visit Putra Mosque, doing Lake Cruise and visiting Putrajaya Botanical Garden.
Tour Duration: 4 hours inclusive travel time

Kanching Waterfalls @Templer Park

Waterfalls in Templer Park Credit to noibrizi_fotography

The nearest and the best waterfalls tourist can get in Kuala Lumpur. Situated about 26km or 30 minutes driving from KL city Kanching waterfalls promising serenity moments. The passenger can combine visiting Batu Caves and Kaching waterfalls during the trip.
Tour Duration: 4 hours inclusive travel time


The most extended one day trip from Kuala Lumpur tourist can do by land. Situated about 333 km or 3.5 hours driving from KL city is not for everyone. Its a cheaper to make a day trip instead of staying there for one-night due Hotel rates too expensive. Besides the prices, Legoland Hotel check-out at 10.00am.

One day trip from Kuala Lumpur giving an opportunity for the visitor experience the best attraction outside KL city without the hassle packing and unpack the luggage.

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