From the port you will take a drive into the Klang Valley, where the city sits protected. The attractions and highlights are many and some warrant a photo stop, others such as the National Monument, the National Museum, the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the Tudor styled Cricket Club will be part of your view while listening to the history as you pass. At the King's Palace and the National Mosque, stop and take in the views as well as some photos.
Now you have become familiar with this bustling city and its history, your guide will take you to the world renowned Petronas Twin Towers. The ride up and the walk across the Skybridge & visit the Observation deck is one of the biggest draws of the city. The towers soar to a height of 1,483 ft and is 88 stories. It is internationally recognized symbol of modern Malaysia and designed by the famous architect Cesar Pelli. You will see the city in its entirety from here as you walk the glass walkway across.
Catch your breathe at a local restaurant for some lunch before visiting the Royal Selangor Pewter Factory. This is the largest pewter manufacturer in the world. Enjoy a brief tour around the factory in which you will not only learn about its history, but you will also be given a demonstration of some of the many processes of a pewter product such as casting, filling, polishing and hammering. A chance to bring home a wonderful souvenir should be a consideration.
Another beautiful craft that is prevalent in this area of the world is batik. We will make a brief stop at the Batik Centre, were you will discover how the popular Malaysian fabric is designed and printed. It is fascinating to see this wax and dye process and the items created with the finished fabric.
The last part of the tour will be the most exciting, as you will then proceed to the Batu Caves. This world famous limestone outcrop houses a Hindu temple and is visited by thousands of pilgrims and tourists every year. Before climbing up the 272 stairs in order to reach the main cave temple, you will have a chance to admire the impressive golden structure of the 140 feet tall statue of Hindu God Lord Murugan located at the entrance. Once reached the top you will not only be greeted by several cheeky monkeys, but you will also have a great view of the beautiful skyline of Kuala Lumpur.
Dinner at Old China Café before returning to the Port.
Departures: 09:00 AM,
Meeting instructions: Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.
Special instructions: - Shorts, short pants or short skirts are not permitted in the Batu Caves.
- We suggest you wear lightweight, comfortable clothing, and flat, closed-toe shoes.