Experience the best of Kuala Lumpur on this full-day sightseeing city tour with a private guide. You’ll spend the morning visiting famous sites including Independence Square, the Petronas Twin Towers, the King’s Palace and the National Museum, then enjoy a traditional Malaysian lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you’ll stroll through Little India and stop into a local arts and crafts centers. Then take a guided tour of the Batu Caves, a spectacular Hindu temple built into a limestone mountain – a must-see while on a Kuala Lumpur grand tour!
After morning pickup from your hotel, you’ll travel by air-conditioned minicoach through Kuala Lumpur, stopping for photos at Independence Square, the Petronas Twin Towers and the King’s Palace (Istana Negara). Your journey continues to the National Museum where you’ll peruse their collection of Malaysian artifacts dating from prehistoric times to the present. Afterward, you’ll drive past the Lake Gardens, a green oasis in the middle of the city.Next, you’ll see the National Monument, a sculpture that commemorates the Malaysians who died while fighting the Japanese occupation in World War II and in the Malayan Emergency. You'll also stop by the National Mosque and note its sleek and modern architecture, then contrast it to the blend of Eastern and Western design of the Old Railway Station. Your guide will share the history of these sites as you admire them from the outside. Your next stop will be the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, where you'll see a elegant display of Malaysian pewter arts. After a full morning of Kuala Lumpur sightseeing, relax and enjoy a traditional Malaysian lunch at a local restaurant. Once you're refreshed, head to the Brickfields, a colorful residential neighborhood that's known as Little India due to its many Indian residents and businesses. Finally, you’ll drive to the craggy limestone mountain which holds the Batu Caves. An impressive golden statue of the Hindu deity Lord Murugan stands 140 feet (42.7 m) tall next to the 272 steps that lead to the caves. Your guide will take you through the cavernous rooms where you’ll find a Hindu shrine lined with colorful statues.On your way back to Kuala Lumpur, stop at a Malaysian batik center to see how this popular textile art is made. Your city tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.