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Kuala Lumpur: Private Tour to the Batu Caves

Product ID: 59800
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Follow in the footsteps of Hindu pilgrims on a 3.5-hour sightseeing tour to the Batu Caves north of Kuala Lumpur. Transfer to the limestone hill, said to be around 400 million years old. Marvel at the resident monkeys, and see the holy temples.
About this ticket
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Instructor
English

Pick-up service

Complimentary pickup and drop off is only for hotels and residences located in Kuala Lumpur City Center vicinity, which is within a 10km radius from the Twin Towers. For pickups outside of Kuala Lumpur City Center (outskirts hotels), a surcharge of RM80 per car per way is required, payable directly to the driver in cash.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow in the footsteps of Hindu pilgrims to the Batu Caves
  • Marvel at the 2nd tallest statue of a Hindu deity
  • See traditional batik painting
  • Visit the famous Royal Selangor Pewter factory (optional)
Full description
Take a half-day pilgrimage to the Batu Caves, a remarkable 113-year-old temple complex 13 kilometers north of Kuala Lumpur.

Following a pick-up from your city center hotel, transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle to the limestone hills where the caves and shrines are located. Discovered by the American naturalist William Hornaday in 1878, the area was already known to Chinese settlers and indigenous people (as well as the resident monkeys).

Opt to climb the 272 footsteps to the cave entrance for a remarkable view of Kuala Lumpur sprawling down below. See the world’s 2nd tallest statue of a Hindu deity. Visit during the annual Thaipusam celebrations, and you will joining the millions of people from around the world who gather there to witness the colorful celebrations.

Whatever time of year you visit, you will also get the chance to see some traditional batik painting, and visit the famous Royal Selangor Pewter factory.
Includes
  • Private transfers
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Wi-Fi in selected vehicles
  • Private driver and guide service
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• There is strict dress code: no tank-tops, shorts, or mini-skirts are allowed while entering the temple. Shoulders and legs must be covered
• This is a driver-guided tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 168 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.8/5

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E Asia Holidays

Product ID: 59800