Cleaning and safety practices
Private tour of the historical holy site of the Batu Caves
The colourful & vibrant atmosphere of Little India
Photo opportunity with the cheeky resident monkeys
Traditional Malay arts & crafts at the Batik Centre
Renowned souvenirs at the Royal Selangor Pewter Centre
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Batu Caves and Batik Center
Roundtrip transport to and from your central Kuala Lumpur hotel
Live tour commentary provided in English
Know Before You Book
Children aged 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
If you are pregnant or have back, neck, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.
You must be able to climb and descend stairs.
This activity and venue are not wheelchair accessible.
Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Kuala Lumpur hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
An additional surcharge for hotel pick-up outside 3 miles (5 km) radius from the city centre is applicable and payable on the day of your activity.
Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
What you can expect
Take a half-day escape to the spiritual Batu Caves on this private tour. Climb the 272 steps carved into the sides of giant limestone cliffs to reach the Hindu temple at the top. Visit the Batik Centre to experience traditional Malaysian art and the Royal Selangor to see refined pewter products.
Begin your tour with a hotel pick-up by your private tour guide and travel to the vibrant Little India district. Discover the elegance of Indian culture through the colourful food stalls that sell everything from a variety of spices, to saris and golden trinkets.
Find serenity in the bustling city as you reach the 400-million-year-old limestone caves. Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims before you as you brave the steps to reach the summit of many Hindu shrines. On the way back down, take a few snapshots of the mischievous monkeys.
The next stop is at the Malaysian Batik Centre, where you can see authentic Batik fabric being designed and made into ready-to-wear materials, such as the traditional sarong. Before returning to Kuala Lumpur, stop at Royal Selangor Pewter Centre. Learn about the fine art of the Malaysian pewter industry and pick up some splendid souvenirs.
Note: Driver/guide may not able to accompany guests in climbing up the caves, narration will be given in any case.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Temperature checks available
- Masks required
- Masks provided
- Hand sanitiser provided
- Individually wrapped food options available