Someone says friends and the first thing that comes to mind is fun. A group of friends in itself means a hell lot of fun, entertainment, some crazy embarrassing memories, some happy moments and above all a good time. Just saying, a friends trip is all of this and an unexplored destination. Planning for a friends’ trip to Malaysia will be one of the best things you can do for yourself and your gang. If you are wondering what is so special about Malaysia that we would just go on about it then we say, it’s the experiences and too many of them. Home to one of it’s kinds of city, Shah Alam which is most famous for Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, Shah Alam is somewhere you should visit for the greatest experience in Malaysia. There are many exciting places to visit in Shah Alam with friends and you shouldn’t miss out on these. These places are not just something to explore but also something that offers you and your buddies to have a good time. Don’t miss out on these for the ultimate experience.
5 Best Places To Visit In Shah Alam With Friends
Shah Alam is all about beauty and fun experiences. It’s one of those places that leave an imprint on your brain and memories in your heart. It’s a place that has got it all and is as beautiful as it gets. From the enchanting and ever so beautiful Sipadan Island to the mesmerising Klang Perumal Temple and the attractive and enticing Petaling Street, there is so much to explore in Shah Alam that your gang will never be bored and will always be having fun. We just thought we were spending time together, we didn’t know we were making memories is what happens with almost every friend group and we know yours too is no different. So, go ahead and make all the beautiful memories and cherish the time you have got. Without further ado, we will tell you about five amazing places to visit in Shah Alam with friends. Don’t miss out on these.
1. Sipadan Island
One of the top islands in Malaysia, Sipadan is home to exotic species like sea turtles, reef fish, and hammerhead sharks. While the island doesnt offer any accommodation, it is still the best place to escape for a quick getaway!
Best For: Being one of the best diving spots in the world, this gorgeous island near Malaysia is a paradise for divers.
Things To Do:
- Indulge in scuba diving
- Experience the thrill of snorkeling
- Take a tour of the island via Sipadan Liveaboard
How To Reach: Fly to Tawau from either Kuala Lumpur or Kota Kinabalu, take a taxi to the town of Semporna from there, and upon reaching Semporna, take a fast boat to reach the island.
Read More: Top Malaysia Islands
2. Jalan Alor Haunt For All The Foodies
This is the best hawker food you can ever get and is also one of the best places to visit in Shah Alam with friends! And this is no exaggeration, we are just stating the fact. From air-conditioned restaurants to food hawkers to street side carts, Jalan Alor has it all. Just a whiff of the aromas wafting from this street is enough to tempt and draw you to the delicious food.
At Jalan Alor, taste different cuisines of Malaysia including delicacies like barbecued meat, sprinkled satay, spiced-up seafood, and messy finger-food. Delishness of the dishes goes up tenfold as you savor them amidst the atmospheric breeze and strung up Chinese lanterns. Florescent lights and spaced trees enrich the experience all the more.
For those who dont like the heat emanating from furiously crinkling grills can opt for covered air-conditioned restaurants. While the experience will be altogether different, the foods taste will be equally relishing and fulfilling. Needless to say, it is one of the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur.
Must try dishes: Beef skewers, barbecued meat, crispy noodles, Chinese woks, fried oyster eggs, crispy omelet, briny prawns, chili dogs, chicken satay, and soy marinade with chicken rice.
Timings: None; you can visit the food street anytime but the real liveliness erupts at nights.
Read More: Best Places To Visit In Kuala Lumpur In 2018
3. Petaling Street Market
One of the most popular street markets of the region, Petaling Street is a vibrant and exuberant shopping place in Chinatown. Thousands of sellers and vendors offer a huge variety of products of Chinese make like handbags, watches, clothes, shoes, knick-knacks, and household items. When you are done with enough shopping, try and feed your tummy with delicious local cuisine available at a dimes price. This could be an unconventional Malaysian nightlife experience for shopaholics.
Whats special: It is open during the daytime also. So, you can add it in your day itinerary, too.
Timings: 6 pm to 1 am
Tip: Be prepared to bargain your lifes worth.
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4. Berjaya Times Square
A landmark on its own, the Berjaya Times Square Mall is located in a 48-storeyed building, which also has a hotel, theme park, offices, restaurants, and other entertainment options and is one of the best places to visit in Shah Alam with friends. The mall is among those shopping places in Malaysia that will spoil you with choices.
The building is recognized as ninth largest building in the world, and of course one of biggest shopping malls in the world. There are over 100 stores, like – Hush Puppies, Giordano, and Esprit are some of them.
What to buy: Cosmetics, candies, apparels, and footwear
Read More: Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
5. Klang Perumal Temple
Named after the place where it locates, the Klang Perumal Temple in the Klang area of Malaysias Selangor region is the Vaishnavite Malaysian temple popular as the oldest amongst all. This temple is denoted with many metaphors including being called the Thirupathi of Southeast Asia besides other popular name, Sri Sundararaja Perumal Temple for the Hindus to worship in Malaysian region. As large chunk of South Indian Hindus worship Lord Vishnu, this temple is thus dedicated to the Lord Vishnu deity.
Read More: Top 9 Hindu Temples In Malaysia
With these many exciting places to visit and offering so many fun experiences, in Shah Alam you just cannot go wrong. Your gang is gonna be thrilled as you take on an adventure and as you go along the way, you will make memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. If you are a bunch of foodies then Jalan Alor Haunt is the place to be and if you want a little adventure then don’t miss out on Sipadan Islands as you can indulge in scuba diving, snorkeling and many other water sports here. If you are already excited and dreaming about your Malaysia trip with friends then just check the customizable options, pack your bags and get going.