A fun tour of the city’s outskirts. Join us for an excellent combination of highlights and attractions of KL’s suburbs.
Itinerary:A fun tour of the city’s outskirts. Join us for an excellent combination of highlights and attractions of KL’s suburbs. This tour is an introduction to quaint villages, rural lifestyles, traditional handicrafts, cultural sites, wonderous natural sculptures and housing estates. Discover the beauty of the city’s suburbs and marvel at the colourful display of Hindu deities in their limestone caves. Learn the inner secrets of making pewter and batik drawing. Highlights: • Batu Caves/Hindu Temples – Batu Caves is a massive limestone outcrop that lies across the scarred landscape of an old tin mine. It is also the site of a yearly Hindu religious festival called Thaipusam. At the base of the outcrop lies a small Hindu shrine displaying various Hindu deities. The Cathedral Caves are breathtaking with huge shafts of light streaking down from gaps in the roof of the cave and piercing the natural darkness of the cave interior. • Batik Design Centre – Batik or wax painting is an ancient Malaysian art form. Both hand drawn and block printing methods are demonstrated here. See how a piece of white cloth is transformed into colourful and exquisite design material. • Royal Selangor – The world’s renowned makers of fine pewter since 1885. A guided tour of the world’s biggest pewter centre will fascinate you as you observe how raw materials are shaped into the most exquisite pewter designs. Marvel at the process casting, moulding, hammering, engraving and polishing. • Historic Ampang Road and Ambassador’s Row – known for its embassies and highly desirable up market residences such as Sharif Ali Palace.