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Sandakan

Sandakan is a starting point for ecotourism destinations such as the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary,Turtle Islands Park, Kinabatangan River and Gomantong Caves.

Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

KL Monorail

address: KL Sentral - Bukit Bintang - Chow Kit - Titiwangsa
KL_Monorail_jln_sultan_ismail.jpg, The KL Monorail (a.k.a. Monorel) is a short and elevated monorail system that connecting destinations within the city centre along 11 stations (8.6km). It is also offers good views over of downtown Kuala Lumpur.
Monorail approaching the Medan Tuanku station on Jalan Sultan Ismail
The KL Monorail (a.k.a. Monorel) is a short and elevated monorail system that connecting destinations within the city centre along 11 stations (8.6km). It is also offers good views over of downtown Kuala Lumpur.

The Monorail is the best way to get to Bukit Bintang as it is not directly served by the 2 existing LRT lines (an Bukit Bintang Central MRT station is under construction but will only start operating in 2016). KL Monorail is operated by Rapid KL which also operates the 2 LRT lines and a fleet of buses. At the the Hang Tuah station and Titiwangsa station you can transfer to the LRT station without having to buy a new ticket. The ticket (which is actually a token) can be purchased at ticketing machines at the station so have small notes and possibly coins ready. At the end of each direction the dual track turns into one track, which means the train goes in the station and then reverses out again. So you can actually stay in the train. This way you could use the Monorail as a little sight-seeing tour and only pay for one station ....

Operating Hours:
First Train: 6am
Last Train: 11.30pm (KL Sentral towards Titiwangsa)
                    11.50pm (from Titiwangsa to KL Sentral)

Fare:
The fare varies between RM1.20 and RM2.50, depending how long the ride is.
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KL Monorail Bukit Nanas station
Bukit Nanas station on top of Jalan Sultan Ismail


Monorail during rush hour
The Monorail gets really packed during rush hour (8am - 9am, 5pm - 7pm), avoid using the Monorail during that time if you carry big luggage


inside the Monorail
inside the Monorail


Monorail track
the Monorail track along Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang


Huang Tuah station
Huang Tuah station, this station is a interchange with LRT Ampang Line
 

 

Map of all Public Transportation in Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley (excluding buses) and beyond:

train map Kuala Lumpur
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