Half-Day Kuala Lumpur City Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Malaysia

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This 3.5-hour  tour of Kuala Lumpur gives you the opportunity to see the major landmarks and monuments of the Malaysian capital. Visit the Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC Park, King’s Palace, Merdeka (Independence) Square, the National Mosque, Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, and more. Round-trip hotel transport is included, but admission fees are your own expense. • Kuala Lumpur’s architectural icon—the Petronas Twin Towers • Chance to see new construction & historic buildings • Opportunity to browse for souvenirs & try chocolate • National Mosque, National Museum & the Central Market • Route includes Istana Negara, residence of Malaysia's king
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanAfter pickup from the Malaysia Tourism Center (MATIC) or your centrally located hotel in Kuala Lumpur, travel by air-conditioned minivan to the first stop on your half-day tour: Merdeka Square. Also called Independence Square, this symbol of Malaysian independence is one of the most picturesque squares in the world. Admire both traditional and modern architectural masterpieces before moving on to the King’s Palace.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanKnown as Istana Negara, this residence of the King of Malaysia doesn't allow visitor access inside the building, but you can take photos of the exterior along with the changing of the guards, which occurs hourly.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanThe Petronas Twin Towers are an ideal place for photo ops; if you choose to purchase a ticket to the Observation Deck and Skybridge, gaze at the city skyline and capture unforgettable moments on camera.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: KLCC Park, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanKLCC Park is a 50-acre garden set close to Suria KLCC shopping centre. Designed by Roberto Burle Marx, it was designed to provide a touch of greenery for the Petronas Twin Towers and the areas surrounding it. On the park grounds is a 10,000sqm manmade lake (Lake Symphony) with a 43m bridge that cuts across.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: National Mosque (Masjid Negara), Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanContrast your visit to these glass and steel marvels with the National Mosque (Masjid Negara), located in the heart of the city amid lush green gardens. Built in 1965, it is one of the most elegant buildings in KL and features a spectacular main dome covered in green and blue tiles, along with 48 smaller domes spread across the Mecca-inspired courtyard.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Thean Hou Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanNext up is the Chinese Thean Hou Temple. Learn about the synergy of influences such as Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism that converge to form an unforgettable architectural ensemble. Checkout out numerous statues of animals from astrology and impressive statues of the Goddess of Mercy and the Goddess of the Waterfront.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanStop by the tranquil Lake GardensDuration: 20 minutesStop At: National Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan the National Museum — home to collections of ancient and modern art pieces, weapons, and traditional costumesDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Railway Station and Administration Building, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuanand the exquisite façade of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station with its fairytale-like towers and mix of Eastern and Western architectural styles.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: National Monument, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanFinish at the National Monument (Tugu Negara), a bronze tribute to the lives that were lost in the fight for Malaysian independence, designed by American architect Felix de Weldon. At the end of the tour you’ll be taken back to the starting point.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: The Royal Museum (Old Istana Negara), Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuanpassing byStop At: Malaysia Tourism Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanMeeting Point for guest from hotel that is located at out of pick up area.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Asni Tours & Travels, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah PersekutuanTour operatorDuration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Hotel within 0.5 KM From KLCC)
  • Transport by air-conditioned car,van or bus.
  • English Speaking Driver

What’s not included

  • Food and beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Istana Negara
  • Entry/Admission - Petronas Twin Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Thean Hou Temple
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Railway Station and Administration Building

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Get inside tips from a local
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