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Distance

The total distance of our route was 46.86 miles (75.42 km).

Elevation

Max Elevation 413.39 ft 126 m
Min Elevation -42.65 ft -13 m
Total Climbing 8,339.9 ft 2,542 m
Total Descent 7,959.32 ft 2,426 m

Terrain

The beginning of this ride was on small roads with minimal traffic. When we got to the city, we discovered motorbike and cycling lanes on the main highways, which was great!

Accommodation

We couchsurfed for 5 nights. Kuala-Lumpur-Malaysia-009 Our amazing hosts.

Food

We made breakfast at the farm before heading to Kuala Lumpur. Once we were in the city, our generous hosts took us to several great restaurants. We also cooked a few nights. Kuala-Lumpur-Malaysia-022 Best Indian Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. Kuala-Lumpur-Malaysia-010 Homemade Italian Dinner.

Points of Interest

Batu Caves

A limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples. There are 272 steps to the top of the hill, where you will get a beautiful view of the city. Kuala-Lumpur-Malaysia-017 Kuala-Lumpur-Malaysia-020

Costs

Five nights in Kuala Lumpur, shopping and our meals cost us 1,394.02 ringgit. Altogether, we spent around $434.75 USD in Kuala Lumpur.
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