With almost 1.5 million Hindu pilgrims and tourists from all around the region set to make their way towards Kuala Lumpur to celebrate Thaipusam at Batu Caves this weekend, traffic conditions are going unforgiving.

So, if you happen to be scratching your heads wondering when to head to KL, the folks at Waze have come up with the prediction for the best and worst time to drive in Kuala Lumpur on the 20th and 21st January, which is as mentioned below:

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

  • Worst time: 10-11am
  • Best time: 7-11pm

Monday, January 21st, 2019

  • Worst time: 4-5am
  • Best time: 8-9pm

Waze users can also stay ahead of traffic by using the ‘Planned Drive’ function to notify them when to leave in order to reach Batu Caves – or their destination of the day – on time.

The ‘Planned Drive’ feature can also sync with a phone’s calendar to help coordinate the day in a stress-free fashion.

And while you are on the road, you may also identify new and faster routes with the help of Waze or any similar app.

So, remember the times mentioned above, turn on your navigational assistance, be safe, and have a blessed Thaipusam this weekend.