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Kuala Lumpur (19 Attractions) Cruise Layover Tour

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Stop At: Menara Kuala Lumpur, No. 2 Jalan Punchak Off Jalan P Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur 50250 Malaysia

Standing majestically atop Bukit Nanas at 421 meters and 94 meters above sea level, KL Tower is a prominent feature of the city’s skyline and perhaps one of the most enduring images a visitor to KL will remember.

Its architecture reflects the country's Islamic heritage, with the construction detailing Arabic scripts, Islamic tiles, classic Islamic floral and abstract motifs and soothing colour combinations.

Besides the panoramic view, KL Tower has something for city dwellers who love nature. The verdant green surrounding Menara KL is the Bukit Nanas Forest - the only oldest gazetted forest reserve in the country.

It covers an area of 10.05 hectares and is considered the green lung of Kuala Lumpur. It is sanctuary to a wonderful array of flora and fauna, unique to the country's tropical climate.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Gombak, Batu Caves 68100 Malaysia

Batu Caves is a an iconic and popular tourist attraction in Selangor.

Site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam.

A limestone outcrop located just north of Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves has three main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines.

Its main attraction is the large statue of the Hindu God at the entrance, besides a steep 272 climb up its steps to finally view the stunning skyline of the city centre.

Monkeys frolic around the caves, and it is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts. Paintings and scenes of Hindu Gods can also be seen in the Ramayana Cave.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Petronas Twin Towers, Concourse Level, Lower Ground Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur 50088 Malaysia

Soaring to a height of 451.9 metres, the 88-storey twin structure is Kuala Lumpur's crown jewel. Majestic by day and dazzling at night, the PETRONAS Twin Towers is inspired by Tun Mahathir Mohamad's vision for Malaysia to be a global player. Together with master architect Cesar Pelli, the international icon powerfully captures the nation's ambitions and aspirations.

Visit and experience the PETRONAS Twin Towers first-hand. Begin your tour with interactive displays that showcase the journey, from idea to completion. Scale 170 metres in an elevator with a futuristic edge. The doors will open at the Skybridge, a connecting structure between the towers and the world's highest 2-storey bridge. Ascend even higher to level 86, where the story of Malaysia's vision unfolds amid breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur. Then wrap up your visit with exquisite souvenirs at the gift shop.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, 4 Jalan Usahawan 6 Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur 53300 Malaysia

Founded in 1885, Royal Selangor is the world’s foremost name in quality pewter, a brand synonymous with design and craftsmanship. In the hands of its skilled craftspeople, this versatile alloy of tin, copper and antimony is transformed into an endless variety of homeware and gifts, sold today in more than 20 countries around the world.

The Visitor Centre is located in Setapak Jaya, just 20 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur city centre. A modern glass-clad foyer set within scenic lush landscaping, greets visitors upon arrival at the Visitor Centre along with Royal Selangor's Giant Tankard. Recognised as the world’s largest by the Guinness World of Records, the giant tankard provides one of many perfect photo opportunities at the Centre.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Thean Hou Temple, 65 Persiaran Endah Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460 Malaysia

Thean Hou Temple is not old, having been built between 1981 and 1987. Up close, you can tell that underneath the traditional ornate decorative facade it is a modern structure. The temple is certainly large, spreading over six tiers. It is managed by Malaysia's Hainanese community who descended from sea-faring fisher folk from the island of Hainan, China. Being at the mercy of the weather, these fishermen would always pray at their temples before setting out to sea.

This temple is dedicated to the Goddess Thean Hou (Tian Hou - the Heavenly Mother). The main prayer hall contains altars to three deities. These are (L-R), Shui Wei Sheng Niang (the Goddess of the Waterfront), Tian Hou and Guan Yin(Goddess of Mercy). Although most Hainanese in Malaysia are no longer involved in fishing they will still flock to this temple, together with other local Chinese and foreign visitors to pray for good fortune and blessings in other aspects of their lives. The temple complex has a number of other attractions. Devotees crossing the Fortune Bridge might find themselves sprinkled with holy water by monks for good luck. There is also a Wishing Well and a Medicinal Herb Garden.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Perdana Botanical Garden, Jalan Kebun Bunga Tasik Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 55300 Malaysia

Perdana Botanical Gardens, better known by its old name "Lake Gardens", is the oldest and most popular park in Kuala Lumpur. It lies just on the edge of the city and used to be where the British elite built their fine homes in colonial times.

Its landscaped hills and beautiful trails provide an escape for city dwellers out for a jog or some early morning t'ai chi. Its main attraction is the lake surrounded by lush greenery in a 92ha. (227 acres) parkland that provides a refreshing ambience.

Stop At: Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Jalan Raja Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur 50050 Malaysia

The iconic Sultan Abdul Samad building is located in front of Dataran Merdeka and Royal Selangor Club, along Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman.

It was completed in 1897 by A.C. Norman. During the time of the British administration in Malaya, it was used to house several government departments.

This historical building houses the Supreme and High Courts. The building with unique Moorish designs and clock tower is widely photographed by visitors to the city centre.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Little India Brickfields, Jalan Travers to Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470 Malaysia

Brickfields is many things to many people: a concentrated wedge of Indian culture; a bewildering smorgasbord of different worship houses; a haven of blind massage centres; the crossroads for commuters coming in from all parts of the country; a perfect study in contrasts. However you define it, one thing is in agreement: Brickfields is a vibrant community with a soul of its own.

Brickfields began as the centre of brick-making in the late 19th century, after a huge fire and flood swept through Kuala Lumpur in 1881. The double disasters took turns destroying the town’s wooden and thatched structures. Sir Frank Swettenham, British resident at that time, responded by ordering the use of brick and tile in the construction of buildings, thus summoning the town’s purpose into being.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, 163 Jln. Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

This stunning Hindu temple is one of the oldest and magnificient 22-metre-high gate tower and portico are adorned with intricately carved images of Hindu deities. Located within are the deities of the Hindu goddess Maha Mariamman embellished with gold and precious stones. Take in the sights and sounds from peddlers selling strings of jasmine garlands to aromatic incense filling the air.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Malaysian Houses of Parliament, Taman Duta, Kuala Lumpur 50680 Malaysia

The Malaysian Houses of Parliament is a building complex where the Malaysian Parliament assembles. The structure is located at the Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur, close to the Malaysian National Monument.

Stop At: Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The Merdeka Square is located exactly opposite the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and right beside the Royal Selangor Club.

This is the historical place where the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag was raised for the very first time at the struck of midnight of 31st August 1957. From then on, Merdeka Square has been the venue for the annual Merdeka Parade.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Istana Negara, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50490 Malaysia

The Istana Negara is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the monarch of Malaysia. It is located along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim in Segambut, northwestern Kuala Lumpur.

The palace opened in 2011 and replaced the old Istana Negara which was located at a different compound in central Kuala Lumpur. The palace complex has an area of 97.65 hectares, 22 domes, and is split into three main portions: the Formal Component, Royal Component and Administration Component.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: National Museum, Jalan Damansara Muzium Negara, Department Of Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 50566 Malaysia

Muzium Negara used to be the site of the Selangor Museum, established in 1898. After the country's independence in 1957, the new federal government built a newer, larger museum on the same spot.

Once completed, the reigning King at the time, the Yang di- Pertuan Agong III, Tuanku Syed Putra Al-Haj Ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail officially opened the museum on 31 August 1963.

Today, the museum houses various exhibits depicting the historical background of the country. The exhibits are on a rotational basis, so it is best to call the museum ahead to check out what their exhibits are at the time.

A walk through the museum grounds will also unveil various national treasures including the istana (palace) of Sultan Zainal Abidin III, Sultan of Terengganu in 1884. The palace, Istana Satu, is built entirely of hardwood, and built in the museum compounds in 1974.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Railway Station and Administration Building, Jalan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050 Malaysia

One of the most beautiful old buildings of Malaysia, Railway Station and Administration Building is a great piece of Moorish architecture.

At a walkable distance from Chinatown, it’s an amazing place for a photo opportunity. Interestingly, it’s one of the most photographed buildings of KL and holds a historic importance. At the first glance it would not look like a train station, since the original building has been retained.

Stop At: National Mosque (Masjid Negara), Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480 Malaysia

The main dome of the National Mosque is designed in the shape of an 18-point star to represent the 13 states of Malaysia and the five central Pillars of Islam, and has the appearance of a partly opened umbrella roof which symbolises the aspirations of an independent nation.

As one of Southeast Asia's largest mosques, its unique modern design embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: National Monument, Jalan Taming Sari Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur 50480 Malaysia

The National Monument was built to recognise and honour those who gave up their lives in the cause for peace and freedom, particularly during the nation's struggle against the threat of communism. Within the National Monument grounds is one of the world's largest free-standing bronze sculptures. It was sculpted in 1966 by Felix de Weldon, who was also the creator of the famous Iwo Jima monument in Washington DC.

There are seven bronze human figures atop an oblong base; each figure denoting one of seven qualities: courage, leadership, sacrifice, strength, suffering, unity and vigilance.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, 4 Jalan Usahawan 6 Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur 53300 Malaysia

Founded in 1885, Royal Selangor is the world’s foremost name in quality pewter, a brand synonymous with design and craftsmanship. In the hands of its skilled craftspeople, this versatile alloy of tin, copper and antimony is transformed into an endless variety of homeware and gifts, sold today in more than 20 countries around the world.

The Visitor Centre is located in Setapak Jaya, just 20 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur city centre. A modern glass-clad foyer set within scenic lush landscaping, greets visitors upon arrival at the Visitor Centre along with Royal Selangor's Giant Tankard. Recognised as the world’s largest by the Guinness World of Records, the giant tankard provides one of many perfect photo opportunities at the Centre.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: National Textile Museum, No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050 Malaysia

The National Textiles Museum houses a unique collection of clothing, accessories and textiles. The museum has four main galleries: Pohon Budi Gallery, Pelangi Gallery, Teluk Berantai Gallery and the Ratna Sari Gallery.

Stop At: Central Market Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur 50050 Malaysia

The building was built in 1888 and originally functioned as a wet market. It has since been classified as a Heritage Site.

Tourists flock to Central Market for its variety of handicrafts, art, kebaya, songket, batik and authentic Malaysian souvenirs. A Batik Emporium houses well-known designer labels, with the best Malaysian-made batik items ranging from clothes, shoes, bags to home furnishing.

The Central Market Outdoor Stage is where visitors can catch colourful arts and cultural events. During the country’s main festivals, the area will be lit up in theme, reflecting the multiracial diversity of Malaysians.

Duration: 15 minutes
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Boustead Cruise, Port Klang, Malaysia

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Boustead Cruise, Port Klang, Malaysia
Duration
7m
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with English-Speaking Driver
  • Port Pick-up & Drop-off
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - Menara Kuala Lumpur
  • Entry/Admission - Batu Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Petronas Twin Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Selangor Visitor Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Thean Hou Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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