Guided tour

Group Tour: Batu Caves & Cultural Exploration Tour

Activity provider: Travelvago
Guided tour

Group Tour: Batu Caves & Cultural Exploration Tour

Activity provider: Travelvago

From US$ 30.14 per person

Explore Kuala Lumpur’s unique structures of historical and modern architecture. You will learn about the country's harmonious culture, multi-racial environment and uniqueness of this city.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Hotel Lobby (City Hotels Only)


  • Discover a mix of old and new, East and West
  • Drive to the Hindu shrine at the Batu Caves
  • Enjoy some retail therapy at the Central Market
  • Visit the National Mosque & Thean Hou temple
  • Learn the cultural significance of this marvelous city
Full description
Discover the home of Hindu shrines and various religious deities. Listen as your guide explains the Hindu roots of the nation and climb the 272 steps to the golden statue of Lord Murugan. Once at the top, go to Cathedral Cave to see the largest cave in the complex, and hear about the background to this most intricate of Hindu shrines. Visit Thean Hou Temple, a 6-tiered pagoda temple atop Robson Heights. Completed in 1987 and officially opened in 1989, it was built by the Hainanese community of Kuala Lumpur and is dedicated to the goddess Tian Hou. Continue to Chinatown and enjoy dozens of food stalls tended by Chinese, Indian, Malay and Bangladeshi traders. Watch as they serve up local favorites, such as curry noodles, Hokkien mee (a Fujian noodle dish), ikan bakar (barbecued fish) and asam laksa (a sour, fish and tamarind-based soup). Next, see the stunning National Mosque of Malaysia on 13-acres of beautiful gardens and designed it in the late 1950s as a symbol of the newly independent nation.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Only from Kuala Lumpur hotels)
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • 4-hour group city tour
  • Lunch at local restaurant (simple and basic)
  • Air-conditioned Vehicle.
  • Water
  • Entrance tickets
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • A basic level of physical fitness is required for the stair climb to Lord Murugan statue
  • Entrance tickets are not included
  • Food and beverages are not included
  • Optional gratuities are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 207 reviews

Review summary

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Punctual and kind driver, perhaps I would have liked just a little more accompaniment on visits when instead for almost all the attractions it was a service much closer to the "driver" than to that of the guide. Last recommendation, Friday is the day of prayer here .. And therefore he will not be able to access the mosque

September 9, 2022

We booked this 4 hours tour very last minute during our short KL and I it was such a great time investment! Our guide, Kartihk (i hope I spelled the name right!) arrived for the pick up right on time and he’s been very friendly and accommodating throughout the journey. He’s taken us through all the great places included in the description and shared with us information which we wouldn’t have picked up ourselves if we were to go without a guide. 5 Star experience!

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July 6, 2022

We were only 2 people, had a great driver who really explained a lot to us, but unfortunately the trip ended at 12.45 p.m., without lunch as advertised? And it wasn't 5 hours, more like 3.5 hours, too expensive for that. Otherwise we were satisfied, would have liked to see more, but... I reported it directly on site, didn't even get a real apology, considering, after I've booked get your guide several times, to take a different provider. Kind regards, Anja Hellwich

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March 7, 2020

Product ID: 198019