4 star rating: Recommended 394 Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Discover Malaysia's multicultural influences on this 3-hour afternoon tour to the Batu Caves from Kuala Lumpur. With your fun and knowledgeable guide, explore the Batu Cave Hindu temple — a massive limestone outcrop — and its cavernous interior lined with different deities. Enjoy a drive along Malaysia's own Little India (Brickfields), and witness the art of batik design and pewter arts that this region is famous for. Hotel pickup and drop-off from city hotels is included.

Highlights

  • Afternoon exploration of Batu Caves from Kuala Lumpur, led by a professional guide
  • Drive along Little India (Brickfields) and admire the colorful community of local shops and quaint restaurants
  • Be greeted by comical monkeys at the Batu Caves Hindu temple
  • Climb the 272 steps that lead you into the spectacular caverns
  • See the art of Batik silk designing and learn about pewter arts at the Royal Selangor Visitor Center
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Recent Photos of This Tour

What You Can Expect

Batu Caves and Temple Tour from Kuala Lumpur

Monkey at Batu Cave

After pickup from your Kuala Lumpur hotel, embark on your cultural exploration of Malaysia beginning with a short drive through this region's official Little India in Brickfields. What used to be a simple residential neighborhood just outside of Kuala Lumpur has now been transformed into a colorful community with streets lined with quaint shops and mom-and-pop restaurants.

A short 30-minute drive later, arrive at Batu Caves, a massive limestone outcrop with interiors housing a Hindu shrine lined with different deities. Before climbing the 272 steps up into the high caverns, marvel at the impressive golden structure of Lord Murugan, standing tall at 140 feet (43 meters). On the way up, be greeted by mischievous little monkeys.

Upon arrival at the top of the steps, enter the Cathedral Cave, the biggest cave of the complex featuring a high ceiling and ornate Hindu shrines. Explore the cave complex with your guide and learn about the history and cultural significance of its various features.

Then make a stop at a local batik center and discover how this popular Malaysian fabric is designed and printed. Before returning to your hotel, visit the Royal Selangor Visitor Center to gain insight on pewter smithing and innovative pewter-ware design.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was a great, very organised trip.The visit to Batu Caves was amazing and so too was the temple.
Our guide was very informative and a lot of fun. The bus was comfortable and on time. If you are coming to Kuala Lumpur - book this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This Batu Caves tour was amazing!!!! The statue is gorgeous and the place was not too crowded. You get to see monkeys on your way up to the caves and the way down. I witnessed hindu women singing inside the temple. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and told us about the history of the gods. I also enjoyed the visit to Little India.

I noticed that I left my sunglasses in the van after being dropped off. The tour guide returned them to the hotel the next morning. I am very appreciative of them taking the time to do that!

From USD $ 38.66

View price calendar

Low Price Guarantee

Select Travel Date

Flexible Date Guarantee

Enter Total Number of Travelers

What's this, and can I change it?

Please note: After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a link to your voucher.
What's this?

Tour code: 3705KUL11

Advertisement
Advertisement

Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message