Outdoor cycling is becoming increasingly popular. As individuals begin to embrace the outdoors and overall health and well-being, this recreational activity is quickly becoming a favourite among many! Cycling can be enjoyed by people from many walks of life, depending on their fitness level.
Here are our top 10 recommended cycling trails in Klang Valley to spice up your routine!
1. The Central Park, Desa Park City
With its 9-foot-wide track and gorgeous surroundings, Central Park is one of the most well-known cycling trails. Cycling around the man-made lake while enjoying the pleasant lakeside winds is the greatest way to admire its beauty.
2. Shah Alam National Botanical Park
Shah Alam National Botanical Park is one of Malaysia’s largest botanical parks, covering 1,295 hectares. Before heading here to cycle, make sure you have a healthy breakfast because the terrain is quite hilly and hard.
3. Forest Research Institute Of Malaysia (FRIM)
Another popular cycling spot is FRIM, which has a variety of certified mountain bike trails of various difficulty and terrain. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional rider, there’s a trail for you here, including kid-friendly paths ideal for a family outing. After working up a sweat, cool off in one of the waterfalls nearby!
4. Taman Tasik Titiwangsa
The Taman Tasik Titiwangsa is a tranquil green oasis in the centre of the city, overlooking the city skyline and offering a variety of enjoyable settings for outings with friends or family, including wide, flat pavements excellent for cycling.
5. Putrajaya Botanical Garden
The Putrajaya Botanical Garden is more than simply a well-kept park; it is also a family-friendly destination with a variety of attractions for the entire family, including cycling. Please keep in mind that the botanical garden opens at 7 a.m., but the cycling counter opens at 9 a.m. On weekdays, entrance fees start at RM2 per hour.
6. Kepong Metropolitan Park
This park features a 3 km bicycle trail, making it ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. This 95-hectare park is especially popular among locals for kite flying and family gatherings, as it includes a children’s playground.
7. Bukit Kiara Park
This sprawling neighbourhood park has a wide and well-kept asphalt route excellent for cycling and jogging. Many thrill-seeking cyclists visit the park to take their bicycling to the next level by tackling difficult paths.
8. Perdana Botanical Garden
This is ideal for nature enthusiasts who prefer a relaxing and scenic journey. There are tropical gardens, a hibiscus garden, and an orchid garden for cyclists to enjoy calm and stunning vistas. If you desire a more difficult route, climb neighbouring Bukit Tunku for the uphill trip to Tugu Negara.
9. Taman Jaya Park, Seksyen 10
Taman Jaya Park is a famous cycling spot. The park, which is located opposite Amcorp Mall, is surrounded by trees and clean fresh air, making it a refuge for outdoor activity enthusiasts. The park has recently been refurbished with public restrooms and gazebos that will serve as rain shelters and rest spots along the bike lanes.
10. Bukit Tunku Hills
A picturesque hill with lush flora on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur city centre extends from Jalan Duta Kiara to Bukit Nanas and vice versa. Given the distance and elevation profile of the trail, this ride is best suited for intermediate to advanced mountain bikers.