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Top 10 Cycling Routes in Klang Valley to Spice Up Your Routine!

27 May 2021

Outdoor cycling has become more popular these days thanks to the current pandemic. As people start to value the outdoors and general health and wellbeing, this recreational activity is becoming a top choice of sport for many! All whilst complying with our SOP’s in place. 

Depending on your fitness level, cycling is something that can be appreciated by all 'walks' of life. With a varied audience in mind, here are our top 10 selected cycling routes available in Klang Valley to spice up your routine! 

 

1) Bukit Tunku Hills 

A scenic hill with luscious greenery right at the edge of Kuala Lumpur city centre starts from Jalan Duta Kiara to Bukit Nanas vice versa. Considering the distance and elevation profile of the route, this journey is recommended for intermediate to advance enthusiasts equipped with a mountain bike. 

 

 

Image by joestylo83 from Instagram 

 

Cycling Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/4093376

Distance: 7.42KM 

Difficulty: ★★★★☆ 

 

2) River of Life Route 

The River of Life Public Outreach Programme (ROL-POP) was initiated to raise public awareness on caring for our rivers while reducing pollution starting from our Klang River. This project has transformed our river landscape, creating a whole new vibrant space for the community and a great cycling spot. A must visit cycling route!

 

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Cycling Route: https://bit.ly/3v6BXTn

Distance: 9KM 

Difficulty: ★★★☆☆ 

 

3) Titiwangsa Lake Garden  

A family-friendly and relatively easy to manage route that encircles neighbourhood environments with a twist of the neighbouring DBKL Equine Facility. 

 

 

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Cycling Route: https://bit.ly/3yqBDRt

Distance: 2KM 

Difficulty: ★☆☆☆☆ 

 

4) Bukit Kiara  

A challenging off-road route that suits the tastes of advanced mountain bike enthusiast, this route includes a balanced mix of ascending and descending route metrics that brings cyclists across majestic trees and quaint streams. 

 

 

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Cycling Route: https://www.trailforks.com/routepopular/20133724/ 

Distance: 15.3KM 

Difficulty: ★★★★★ 

 

5) South West Bicycle Corridor 

The 5km bicycle lane links Mid Valley to Dataran Merdeka while bringing hobbyist to Sungai Klang's riverside scenery which ends at moderately busy roads in town. 

 

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Cycling Route: https://bit.ly/3hWQ2iI

Distance: 5KM 

Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆ 

 

6) Desa ParkCity Central Park 

One of Kuala Lumpur's best parks is relatively horizontal and busy with social activities like jogging, cycling and dog walking. Privately managed, this park allows cyclists to bring along their pets while they exercise and reward themselves with a cup of coffee at nearby eateries. 

 

Image by Desa ParkCity from https://www.desaparkcity.com/ 

 

Cycling Route: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1564047

Distance: 2.3KM 

Difficulty: ★☆☆☆☆ 

 

7) SHAH ALAM CAR FREE DAY ROUTE 

Similar to the Titiwangsa route, this route relates to a different area of Klang Valley that ticks the need for a safe, family-friendly and easy cycling experience. 

 

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Cycling Route: https://bit.ly/3oxFyHz

Distance: 4.84KM 

Difficulty: ★★★☆☆ 

 

8) Putrajaya Botanical Garden 

The Putrajaya Botanical Gardens is a new addition to our list! A well kept peaceful garden that is slightly different compared to the ones located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Not one to miss! This route brings you to generous greenery and riverside landscapes while admiring the state-of-the-art architecture. 

 

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Cycling Route: https://bit.ly/3uk8Rig

Distance: 4KM 

Difficulty: Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆ 

 

9) Kepong Metropolitan Park 

Encircling Taman Tasik Metropolitan Kepong, this 3.4 km route focuses on the scenery surrounding the lakeside and greenery of Kepong area. It is recommended for those living around the area looking for an easy cycle that's family-friendly and less busy compared to the neighbouring Desa Parkcity. 

 

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Cycling Route: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/244178

Distance: 3KM 

Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆ 

 

10) Shah Alam National Botanical Park 

A rather matured park comparatively, this therapeutic route will reintroduce cyclists to greener parts of nature covering both Malaysia Agriculture Park and Shah Alam Community Forest. People that take up this challenge will not be expecting an easy ride as they will be greeted with off-road terrain with a mix of 650 meter's descent. 

 

 

 

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Cycling Route: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1295888

Disctance: 12KM 

Difficulty: ★★★★☆ 

 

No matter what your fitness level is, we would always encourage you to keep your mind and body active and staying healthy. We leave you with this quote! "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."