This Tunnel Leads You On A Hike With A Scenic View Of Malaysia's Tallest Highway

For the adventurous souls.

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In the mood for an adventure? There's a hike in KL that will bring you to top of a hill with a beautiful view of vast greenery surrounding Malaysia's tallest highway.

Located about a 45-minute drive from KL city centre, the Bukit Kuari or Rawang Bypass trail will take you through dirt roads, tunnels, and along highway walls with ropes, until you reach a 233m viewpoint

Several hikers mentioned that you might spot birds inside one of the tunnels but don't be alarmed, and just keep walking.

At the peak, also known as 'Bukit Matt', you'll be able to enjoy a panoramic view of the Rawang Bypass, which took 12 years to construct, earning its title as the tallest highway in Malaysia.

Whether you choose to hike in the morning or evening, the viewpoint serves stunning backdrops

There's also another trail you can take that leads you underneath the bridge, where hikers often frequent to snap photos as well. 

Check out this TikTok by @shawnloong who hiked there earlier this year:

If you plan to head there, please make sure that you're fully vaccinated and are aware of the weather conditions, as you may need to walk through tunnels

If it rains, it can be extremely dangerous, so hikers strongly advise against it, as it can get flooded and become slippery. Basically, just be careful and don't get the place banned! 

You can find plenty of detailed directions online, including here.

For more hiking trails in Klang Valley, check out this list:

If hiking isn't your thing or you're not in the mood for it, there are parks all over Klang Valley that you can visit instead:

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