Guided tour

Private Batu Cave, National Mosque & Religious Tour w/ Lunch

4.6 / 5

65 reviews

Activity provider: Travelvago

Private Batu Cave, National Mosque & Religious Tour w/ Lunch

Activity provider: Travelvago

From US$ 51.95 per person

You can see Kuala Lumpur's unique historical and religious structures during a private tour. You can learn about the local culture of Kuala Lumpur and also enjoy some of the local food.

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Duration 4 hours
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English, Malay, Tamil
Pickup included
Hotel Lobby (Kuala Lumpur or Petaling Jaya only).


  • Discover a mixing of old and new and east and west in the architecture of KL
  • Drive to the Hindu shrine at the Batu Caves
  • Enjoy some retail therapy at Central Market
  • Visit the National Mosque & Thean Hou Temple
  • Taste fantastic food in Little India
Full description
Enjoy a half-day tour that highlights the important religious and cultural sites in and around Kuala Lumpur. Your tour will begin at 9:00AM with a hotel pickup and then you drive to the Batu Caves in an air-conditioned vehicle with your driver/guide. The Batu Caves are a popular attraction located in Selangor. The site of a Hindu temple and shrine, the Caves attract thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. There are 3 main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines. A steep climb up 272 steps rewards you with views of the stunning skyline of Kuala Lumpur. Monkeys frolic around the caves, and it is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts. Paintings and representations of Hindu gods can be seen in the Ramayana Cave. Next, visit the National Mosque, or Masjid Negara. Built between 1963 and 1965, the idea was to commemorate Malaysia’s independence. The Mosque has a capacity of 15,000 people and is located on 13 acres of green space and beautiful gardens. Its design is bold and modern, and symbolic of the aspirations of the newly independent country. Next you’ll see Thean Hou Temple, one of the oldest and largest temples in South East Asia. Located to the southwest of the city, it is a popular tourist attraction. The 6-tiered Buddhist temple is also known as the Temple of the Goddess of Heaven, who is said to protect fishermen. There is also a shrine to Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. Built by KL’s Hainanese community in 1894, which is set on a hill and offers wonderful views of the city. Enjoy a short stop at a Sikh gurdwara before visiting the Brickfield Church and returning to your hotel. Note that the tour includes not only religious sites but also other attractions such as the National Monument, the Old Railway station, Independence Square, and the Petronas Twin towers.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • 4- hour city tour
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Mineral water
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and beverages
  • Personal expenses

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Important information

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  • Hotel pickup will start at 9:00 AM
  • This tour is not wheel chair accessible
  • A basic level of physical fitness for the stair climb to Lord Murugan statue is recommended
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4.6 /5

based on 65 reviews

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After writing a thorough review, the panel refreshed & I lost everything. I'm not writing it all again. Batu Caves 5/10 (rubbish lying everywhere). National Mosque 9/10, Chinese Temple 7/10. Our driver was friendly and efficient. He gave us lots background information at each location. Lunch was listed on the itinerary, but wasn't mentioned during the tour. We weren't hungry, so let it go.

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December 21, 2022

Mani was great! He picked me up right on time and communicated with me prior to pick up (what time he’s coming, what car he’s driving etc) Mani made sure I knew the story behind all the places we visited and helped me order the best food for lunch :) I am so glad I booked this tour!

December 10, 2022

The tour guide Kalai was friendly and informative. We visited among others, the Batu Caves, National Mosque, Thean Hou temple, China town market. At the end I enjoyed lunch in Little India. I recommend everyone to try out there the mango juice, masala tea and the traditional banana leaf. Very good experience.

October 13, 2022

Product ID: 202435