Follow in the footsteps of Hindu pilgrims on a 3.5-hour sightseeing tour to the Batu Caves north of Kuala Lumpur. Transfer to the limestone hill, said to be around 400 million years old. Marvel at the resident monkeys, and see the holy temples.
What to Expect
Take a half-day pilgrimage to the Batu Caves, a remarkable 113-year-old temple complex 13 kilometers north of Kuala Lumpur.
Following a pick-up from your city center hotel, transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle to the limestone hills where the caves and shrines are located. Discovered by the American naturalist William Hornaday in 1878, the area was already known to Chinese settlers and indigenous people (as well as the resident monkeys).
Opt to climb the 272 footsteps to the cave entrance for a remarkable view of Kuala Lumpur sprawling down below. See the world’s 2nd tallest statue of a Hindu deity. Visit during the annual Thaipusam celebrations, and you will joining the millions of people from around the world who gather there to witness the colorful celebrations.
Whatever time of year you visit, you will also get the chance to see some traditional batik painting, and visit the famous Royal Selangor Pewter factory.
- Private transfers
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Wi-Fi in selected vehicles
- Private driver and guide service
What's Not Included
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel insurance