How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

Klang or Kelang, officially Royal Town of Klang, is a royal town and the former capital of the state of Selangor, Malaysia.

Captivating Klang is located within the Klang District was the civil capital of Selangor in an earlier era prior to the emergence of Kuala Lumpur and the current capital, Shah Alam.

The famous royal town continues to fascinate both local and international tourists with its history and culture.

From eco-nature to heritage, every attraction in Klang town is definitely worth the visit!

Due to its efficient transhipments port and container port in Port Klang, the Petaling district is known to be the best for processing imported and exported goods.

While Hokkien is the main Chinese dialect in Klang.

‘PaSang’ in Hokkien means Klang and ‘Lang’ means people.

Therefore, when you hear the locals mention ‘PaSangLang’, they are referring to the Klang people.

Itinerary For A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget

Make your one-day trip to Klang town unforgettable with a curated itinerary that includes meals, a walkabout, shopping, taking in the sunset and top it with a Night Market excursion.

Here is the list of ideal locations that you can visit in this historical town!

8.00 am: Breakfast at The Muhibbah Chong Kok Kopitiam

9.00 am: Royal Klang Town Heritage Walk (RKTHW)

12.00pm: Lunch at Archana Curry House

1.00 pm: Explore Little India at Jalan Tengku Kelana

2.00 pm: Shopping Spree in GM Klang

5.00 pm: Afternoon Teatime at Café 1986, Botanic

6.00 pm: Feast On Sunset View at Tanjung Harapan

7.00 pm: Dinner At Restaurant Faridah Nasi Ayam & Kambing Bakar

8.30 pm: Night Market Shopping Pasar Malam Teluk Pulai

8.00 am: Breakfast at The Muhibbah Chong Kok Kopitiam

Begin your day with a breakfast at one of the renowned eateries in Klang that is truly a Muhibbah Kopitiam.

Chong Kok Kopitiam is one of the rare types of eatery that truly represents the best of Malaysia – the restaurant is crowded with Chinese, Malay, and Indians daily, a scene that reminds me of Bee Hwa Cafe in Penang.

At Chong Kok Kopitiam you can see a PasangLang of all ages enjoying their first meal of the day here!

You do not want to miss out on their non-other than the famous local coffee, steamed or toasted bread with butter and kaya and soft-boiled eggs!

How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

9.00 am: Royal Klang Town Heritage Walk (RKTHW)

First time visitor would enjoy the free and guided walk tour, the Royal Klang Town Heritage Walk (RKTHW) programme by Tourism Selangor.

The tour is comprehensive and aims to highlight the character, charm and unique attractions of Klang to the public.

Known as one of the oldest towns in Selangor, Klang is steeped in tradition, history and customs.

The town began at the southern bank of the Klang River, which has been known throughout the world as the ultimate tin producer in the early 15th century.

Klang was previously the home of the royal family of Selangor and was named the royal capital of the state.

It was also the capital of the British colonial administration for Selangor from 1875 until 1880. In 1880, the capital state was moved to Kuala Lumpur.

The two and a half-hour programme conducted by professional tourist guides will give visitors an insight into Klang’s history, making it a perfect educational programme for the family.

• Klang’s development
• the foundation of the Selangor monarchy
• the British colonial administration ( late 1800’s to mid-1900s)

The historical town will be brought to light through an array of 11 historical sights.
1. Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery
2. The former Chartered Bank (now known as Chennai Silk Sarees)
3. Royal Klang Club
4. Alam Shah Palace
5. Church of Our Lady Lourdes
6. Klang Convent School
7. Tengku Kelana Street (Little India)
8. Indian Muslim Mosque Tengku Kelana
9. Sri Nagara Thandayuthapani Temple
10. Klang Fire Station
11. Gedung Raja Abdullah (warehouse)

After the Heritage Walk tour, the best thing to do is to head back to Little India for a banana leaf lunch at Archana Curry House, an Indian restaurant famous for its curries.

12.00pm: Lunch at Archana Curry House

Highly recommended by the locals, the famous Archana Curry House has been in operation for more than 15 years.

Their signature dish is a rice set served with mouth-watering Chicken Peratal served on top of a Banana Leaf which is a winner that you should try!

1.00 pm: Explore Little India at Jalan Tengku Kelana

Swing by the buzzing sidewalks at Jalan Tengku Kelana where you will find a lot of shopping choices.

The tourist favourite spot attracts crowds with traditional clothing, textiles shops, street food and other shop selling items from India.

You definitely don’t want to miss an afternoon in Little India.

How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

2.00 pm: Shopping Spree in GM Klang

If you would like to experience the best shopping experience at an affordable price, GM Klang is where you should go.

GM Klang is a large wholesale centre that provides you with fashion, food, home decorations, wedding, textiles and even electronics gadgets all at below retail prices.

Shop on a budget? You can enjoy shopping for your heart’s content.

How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

5.00 pm: Afternoon Teatime at Café 1986, Botanic

Whoever says that Klang lacks choices when it comes to cafes with unique aesthetics, it is time to prove them wrong!

Cafe 1986 offers a blend of both western and Asian flavours with a contemporary touch.

If you are into great food and great places to chill, stop by for your western or local favourites or have a cuppa and let the desserts win you over!

How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

6.00 pm: Feast On Sunset View at Tanjung Harapan

in the evenings, Tanjung Harapan is the best sunset hangout spot.

Many locals and visitors will drive all the way to Tanjung Harapan just to witness the extraordinary view of the sunsets.

Take in the calming view of the sea, let the salty sea breeze blow your problems away!

How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

7.00 pm: Dinner At Restaurant Faridah Nasi Ayam & Kambing Bakar

Restaurant Faridah’s signature Nasi Ayam (Chicken Rice) & Kambing Bakar (Grilled Lamb) are great for a simple affordable dinner.

Just head towards Matahari Supermarket, you won’t have any trouble finding the restaurant.

How To Spend A Day In Klang On A Shoestring Budget 2021

8.30 pm: Night Market Shopping Pasar Malam Teluk Pulai

Wandering around this famous Pasar Malam (night market) will bring you so much fun as you get to satisfy your cravings with local delights of Malaysian street food!

With its variety of food choices, Pasar Malam Teluk Pulai is one of the most visited spots for tourists to get a taste of the best street food in town!

You can also find other items such as clothes, household items and just about anything under the stars, literally!

Complete your trip to Klang with Selangor. travel preferred choices here.
Take this chance to explore exquisite Klang town and be mesmerised by its beautiful historical buildings and culture.

Keep this itinerary handy for a quick reference once you reach Klang town!

How To Reach Klang City For Your Day Trip

There are 4 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Klang by bus, train, taxi or car.

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times.

RECOMMENDED OPTION
Bus • 47 min – RM 4
Take the bus from Opposite Pasar Seni to Lorong Stesen Bas Klang P701

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS

Train • 1h 7m – RM 4 – RM 6
Take the train from KL Sentral to Klang Tanjung Malim
(64-km) Kuala Lumpur–Port Kelang railway

Taxi • 27 min – RM 85 – RM 110
Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Klang 38 km

Self Drive • 27 min – RM 7 – RM 11
Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Klang 38 km

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur → Klang

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Gedung Raja Abdullah (Warehouse)

The gallery is accessible by train via the stop at KTM Komuter Klang Station, which is about a hundred meters walk to the Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery.

If you are coming by car, simply search for The Royal Gallery Sultan Abdul Aziz via Waze or Google Maps and you’re sure to find your way there. Don’t miss out on this thrilling opportunity!

If you are in Klang, it is certainly a must to explore the whole town to make your journey more exciting!

You can try joining the free guided tour provided by Tourism Selangor where you will be taken to a number of spectacular landmarks with a professional tour guide to assist you throughout the tour.

Held every weekend, visitors may register for the programme by calling us at +603-5513 2000 or visit #DiscoverSelangor for further information.

Source: Press Release by Tourism Selangor

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