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Private Batu Cave, National Mosque & Religious Tour w/ Lunch

1. Private Batu Cave, National Mosque & Religious Tour w/ Lunch

Enjoy a half-day tour that highlights the important religious and cultural sites in and around Kuala Lumpur. Your tour will begin at 9:00AM with a hotel pickup and then you drive to the Batu Caves in an air-conditioned vehicle with your driver/guide. The Batu Caves are a popular attraction located in Selangor. The site of a Hindu temple and shrine, the Caves attract thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. There are 3 main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines. A steep climb up 272 steps rewards you with views of the stunning skyline of Kuala Lumpur. Monkeys frolic around the caves, and it is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts. Paintings and representations of Hindu gods can be seen in the Ramayana Cave. Next, visit the National Mosque, or Masjid Negara. Built between 1963 and 1965, the idea was to commemorate Malaysia’s independence. The Mosque has a capacity of 15,000 people and is located on 13 acres of green space and beautiful gardens. Its design is bold and modern, and symbolic of the aspirations of the newly independent country. Next you’ll see Thean Hou Temple, one of the oldest and largest temples in South East Asia. Located to the southwest of the city, it is a popular tourist attraction. The 6-tiered Buddhist temple is also known as the Temple of the Goddess of Heaven, who is said to protect fishermen. There is also a shrine to Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. Built by KL’s Hainanese community in 1894, which is set on a hill and offers wonderful views of the city. Enjoy a short stop at a Sikh gurdwara before visiting the Brickfield Church and returning to your hotel. Note that the tour includes not only religious sites but also other attractions such as the National Monument, the Old Railway station, Independence Square, and the Petronas Twin towers.

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Cameron Highlands: Shared Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

2. Cameron Highlands: Shared Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

Experience the tranquil atmosphere and cool climate of the Cameron Highlands on a 12-hour trip from Kuala Lumpur. Known for its tea plantations, orchards, and nurseries, the hill station is a popular getaway for city residents. Stop at a butterfly farm before visiting the Boh Tea Plantation. Make the short climb to the tea center, learn about tea making and local history, and take in stunning views over the valley. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant around noon, and then cool off at a waterfall. Head to a strawberry farm to taste and pick your own fruit (additional fee). Visit a nearby rose garden before the drive back to Kuala Lumpur.

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From Kuala Lumpur: Private Ipoh History & Food Day Trip

3. From Kuala Lumpur: Private Ipoh History & Food Day Trip

Start your day trip with hotel pickup in Kuala Lumpur city center at 7:30 AM. Board an air-conditioned vehicle with your knowledgeable guide to begin the 2-hour journey to the charming town of Ipoh. When you arrive, admire the Ipoh Railway Station with its neoclassical and Edwardian Baroque architecture. Marvel at this impressive building which is referred to as the Taj Mahal of Malaysia. Then, drive past the city center where many British colonial buildings remain intact before stopping at the original Old Town White Coffee for lunch. Next, visit Kellie's Castle and the magnificent limestone cave temples of Perak Tong, home to more than 40 Buddha statues. Finally, walk through Ipoh's city markets to try a range of local treats. Sample bean sprouts, chicken, snowflake beer, and Heong Peng. Finish this off with a traditional dessert like sugary rice balls called muah chee. At the end of the tour, head back to Kuala Lumpur where you will be dropped off back at your hotel.

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Kuala Lumpur: Private Customized Walking Tour with a Local

4. Kuala Lumpur: Private Customized Walking Tour with a Local

Discover Kuala Lumpur through the eyes of a local on a private customized walking tour. Meet your host at your hotel or Airbnb to get familiar with your neighborhood and learn where the best places to buy groceries or eat out are located. Alternatively, meet at a centrally located landmark and get an insight into life in the city from a local who is passionate about their city and eager to share all the tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay. Upon booking, a representative will get in touch to confirm all details and ask some questions to get to know you better. The right local host will then be hand-picked, based on your interests. Each tour is completely unique and you can choose the meeting point, start time and length that you prefer. Learn how to get around and hear about the top things to see and do during your stay. Chat about life in the city and exchange cultural differences. Feel more comfortable navigating your own way around, confident you have all the information you need.

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Kuala Lumpur Private Night Tour with Buffet Meal

5. Kuala Lumpur Private Night Tour with Buffet Meal

Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Kuala Lumpur after dark on a private night tour to some of the night markets and more. Following pick-up from your hotel, journey to Chinatown to discover the stores of the Petaling Street, where you can find bargain prices on shoes, leather items and electronic goods. Go to Malaysia's oldest Hindu temple at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple. Proceed to the Cultural Night Village and watch a colorful multi-ethnic show. Savor delicious food from the various ethnic groups of Malaysia, including Indian, Chinese and Malay cuisine all under one roof. Sample a variety of local dishes to satisfy your cravings.

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Kuala Lumpur: Buffet Dinner at Atmosphere 360 and Night Tour

6. Kuala Lumpur: Buffet Dinner at Atmosphere 360 and Night Tour

Begin your experience with a convenient hotel pick up from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The first stop will be the famous KL Tower, one of the must-visit spots in Kuala Lumpur. Head straight to the iconic Atmosphere 360 restaurant. Enjoy a glorious buffet while enjoying spectacular views of the city from 282 meters above the ground. After dinner, the driver will bring you to the world-famous Petronas Twin Tower, where you can get the most Instagrammable pictures. Enjoy the KLCC Lake Symphony Water Fountain Show. Next, stop by Dataran Merdeka, also known as Independence Square, where Malaysia declared independence in 1957. Get the chance to discover a different view of this meaningful spot compared to the day time. Before heading back to the hotel, explore Little India, where you can discover the rich Indian culture in this diverse city.

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Kuala Lumpur: Local Street Food Night Tour

7. Kuala Lumpur: Local Street Food Night Tour

Meet your host at a pre-arranged meeting point and chat about your favorite foods and dishes before heading to the Jalan Bukit Bintang area to sample some fantastic street food options at Hutong Food Court. Sample some crispy barbecue roast chicken buns known as Siew Bao, and try a curry puff pastry filled with chicken that will bring baked goods close to your heart. Then, take a short stroll to Jalan Alor to discover where all the food magic really happens at your second tasting stop. Stroll among the rows of hawker stalls and watch the locals fill their tables with food. Try typical Chinese dim sum tasting bites, and get your lips around some Satay Lok Lok (grilled satay sticks) with a peanut sauce guaranteed to have you licking your fingers! Take the locals advice and eat at a Mamak food stall at Mamak SK Corner. Here, you can try some paper dosas and experience the very thin pancakes usually eaten with Indian sauces such as curry sauce or coconut chutney. Wash it all down with a typical teh tarik, a milk tea drink commonly found in South East Asia.

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Kuala Lumpur: Chef-Designed Small-Group Food Tour

8. Kuala Lumpur: Chef-Designed Small-Group Food Tour

Malaysian cuisine is a complex beast. Thankfully, you can hit the street food tour scene with confidence, by joining this daily 4-hour chef-led food feast. Limited to 8 guests, you’ll be led away from the tourist crowds to some of Kuala Lumpur’s best joints, known only to locals. Along the way, you’ll dive into one of the city’s best wet markets to discover the produce and ingredients which go into Malaysian dishes, before tasting between 13 and 14 different dishes and snacks. As well as fine examples of classics such as rendang, nasi lemak and flame-grilled chicken skewers with rich peanut satay, your chef/guide will steer you towards some of KL’s lesser known delights like cooling cendol durian, banana-leaf grilled mackerel with sambal and nasi kerabu, a blue rice dish spiked with blue pea flowers. If you’re looking to truly get to the heart of the city’s cuisine, there’s no better way than on this chef-led culinary adventure. Escape the tourist traps and get your taste buds ready for the ride. You won’t regret it.

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Hidden Kuala Lumpur: 4-Hour Bike Tour

9. Hidden Kuala Lumpur: 4-Hour Bike Tour

This exciting half-day program will take you from Kuala Lumpur City Gallery to Kuala Lumpur’s downtown area and the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad Building and Petaling Street, where you can enjoy a traditional Hainanese coffee before commencing on a fascinating ‘voyage of discovery’ by bike. The path leads through a labyrinth of hidden alleyways that connect the new and the old Kuala Lumpur. This is ‘secret’ Kuala Lumpur, far from public view is where a dark single file passage opens to secret morning junk market that only locals go to, and unique historical gems. Discover hidden Chinese green tiles and ancient shop-house ladders, delight at the fascinating old shop-houses and enjoy a refreshing drink at a locals store. Photo opportunities abound as your guide shares not only the history, but daily rituals and regimes that will intrigue and amaze. Getting lost and found again in these hidden alleyways is a truly rewarding and special experience. Depending on the group size, rider’s abilities and weather conditions the duration of the tour may exceed that as stated, in these cases the tour intinerary may be adjusted. For every booking of Hidden Secrets of Kuala Lumpur, there is a contribution pledge from the local operator per adult bike tour participant to Puan Nafsiah’s 100 years old Kampung Baru home.

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Kuala Lumpur: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

10. Kuala Lumpur: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

Receive a warm welcome to Kuala Lumpur with a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible. Discover main attractions and landmarks like Sri Mahamariamman Temple and the Central Market in only 90 minutes. Get up-to-date tips on where locals like to grab a bite and unwind, or what about a unique family-owned restaurant in a local hotspot? On this private tour, your local guide will make sure you see Kuala Lumpur like a local. Your guide will have all your questions covered and will give you a city orientation to get you acquainted with Kuala Lumpur to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

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What people are saying about Kuala Lumpur

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 270 reviews

Fun packed day with a very knowledgeable guide. Waterfall stop was beautiful, lovely refreshments at strawberry farm and breath taking views at BOH tea plantation. Nice lunch overlooking golf course fascinating watching Cameron Highlands ‘Micheal Jackson’s’ blow pipe demonstration!

Our tour guide was great! Treated us to some very special and local dishes that we would’ve never tried otherwise. You could tell he didn’t work on commission because we had to wait in line like everyone else! Very local Malay food tour.

Raja was an excellent tour guide. He was informative, friendly and very attentive. Thoroughly enjoyed this trip. A long day but very much worthwhile

You have to experience this and we have had a good guide / driver, his name is Edward good explanation everything on it.

Excellent guide. Very informative and interesting tour