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  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Discover Malaysia's multi-racial and multi-religion influences on this half-day tour to the Batu Caves from Kuala Lumpur. With your fun and knowledgeable guide, explore the Batu Cave Indian temple, a massive limestone outcrop, and its cavernous interior, enjoy a drive along Malaysi'a own Little India (Brickfields) and witness the art of batik design that this region is famous for.

Highlights

  • Half-day exploration of Batu Caves from Kuala Lumpur
  • Climb the 272 steps that lead you into the spectacular Batu Caves Hindu temple
  • Drive along Little India (Brickfields) and admire the colorful community of local shops and quaint restaurants
  • Be greeted by lots of friendly monkeys at the Batu Caves
  • See the art of Batik silk designing
  • Fun and professional guide and hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • See Malaysia's multi-racial and multi-religion influence on this half-day tour from Kuala Lumpur

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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 up the 272 steps up into the high caverns, marvel at the impressive golden structure of Lord Murugan, standing tall at 140 feet (42.7 m). On the way up, be greeted by mischievous furry 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.

Before returning to your hotel, make a stop at a local Malaysian Batik center and discover how this popular Malaysian fabric is designed and printed.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Our tour was amazing because of our Tour Guide, Robby (not sure on the spelling). He was extremely kind, knowldegable and accomadating. The tour became so much more than just the Batu Caves and the Temple. He explained about the different sections of town and the different historical meanings of neighborhoods, buildings and markets. He was the best tour guide we have had while traveling and most certainly of all the Viator trips we have done. If it wasn't for him I am not sure I would recommend this trip. It is amazing to see the caves but also fairly easy to get to by subway. However, Robby makes me want to take the trip again. I learned more about Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur in our half day tour from him than I could have ever hoped to have learn on my own the entire length of our stay. We can not recommend him enough!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

It was a great tour! The driver was very friendly and shared a lot of interesting information during the tour.

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