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Kuala Lumpur: Petronas Towers Entry Ticket

1. Kuala Lumpur: Petronas Towers Entry Ticket

Standing at an incredible height of 451.9 meters, the Petronas Twin Towers have become the city’s top architectural landmark. Ascend 170 meters in a futuristic, high-speed elevator to Level 86, where the doors open on a breathtaking view of Malaysia’s capital city. Step onto the world’s highest 2-story bridge, linking the 2 towers on their 41st and 42nd floors. Learn about the history and construction of the Twin Towers and pick up a souvenir at the gift shop. With this service your tickets will be delivered to you via email, meaning you can get straight into the queue for your visit.

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

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

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.

Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya & Batu Caves Private Tour

3. Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya & Batu Caves Private Tour

Start your full-day Kuala Lumpur with pick-up from your city-center hotel or residence. Enjoy the modern metropolitan of Kuala Lumpur such as Petronas Twin Towers, the King’s Palace and Independence Square, National Monument, KL Gallery, Golden Triangle, Lake Garden and the Old Railway Station. Your tour also includes entrance to the Royal Selangor Visitor Center, for an inside experience of pewter making. Later, travel to Batu Caves to witness the 140 foot tall Lord Murugan. Here, climb 272 steps to the top of the hill for a breathtaking view of the cave and some monkeys who will welcome you with their everyday stunts. Finally, visit a Putrajaya, a futuristic, yet charmingly rustic structure which shares a space in an orderly fashion on 4,581 hectares of land. This combination evokes a resort feel, lending to a refreshing environment. The main highlights of Putrajaya include Putra Mosque, Prime Minister and Minister's Offices, Prime Minister's Residence, Putra Square, Palace of Justice and plenty of photo stops along the way.

Private Kuala Lumpur City Tour & Batu Caves

4. Private Kuala Lumpur City Tour & Batu Caves

Learn the story of the federal capital of Malaysia on a private half-day sightseeing tour of Kuala Lumpur by air-conditioned vehicle, and then transfer to the dramatic Batu Caves complex just north of the city center. Following a pick-up from your hotel, discover how Kuala Lumpur has developed from a modest tin mining town to the huge metropolis it is today. See some of the city’s futuristic structures, such as the towering Petronas Twin Towers (the world’s tallest twin-tower structure). Explore the “Golden Triangle” of the commercial and business sector, with its upscale shopping malls. Go to Independence Square to admire colonial buildings and the English-style cricket ground. See the Moorish-style Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, notable for its mix of eastern and western architectural motifs. Then, transfer to Batu Caves approximately 13 kilometers north of the city center. Marvel at the holiest of Hindu shrines carved into the limestone rocks. See the temples that have been drawing pilgrims for more than a century.

Kuala Lumpur: Private Half-Day City Tour

5. Kuala Lumpur: Private Half-Day City Tour

Learn the story of the federal capital of Malaysia on a private half-day sightseeing tour of Kuala Lumpur by air-conditioned vehicle. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the city center to discover how it has developed from a modest tin mining town to the huge metropolis it is today. Now the 6th most visited city in the world, the development of KL in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has been phenomenal. See some of the city’s futuristic structures, such as the towering Petronas Twin Towers (the world’s tallest twin-tower structure). Explore the “Golden Triangle” of the commercial and business sector, with its upscale hotels and shopping malls. Go to Independence Square to admire colonial buildings and the English-style cricket ground. Drive past K.L Gallery, home to a spectacular model of the city and see the Moorish-style Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, notable for its mix of Eastern and Western architectural motifs. Stop to take photos of the National Mosque and King's Palace. Drive past Lake Garden and the National Monument. Marvel at the world’s 7th tallest telecom tower at KL Tower. Discover where Malaysia’s signature chocolates are sold at Beryl’s Chocolate Kingdom and enjoy an optional batik painting demonstration.

Kuala Lumpur: Buffet Dinner at Atmosphere 360 and Night Tour

6. Kuala Lumpur: Buffet Dinner at Atmosphere 360 and Night Tour

Begin your experience with a convenient hotel pick up from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The first stop will be the famous KL Tower, one of the must-visit spots in Kuala Lumpur. Head straight to the iconic Atmosphere 360 restaurant. Enjoy a glorious buffet while enjoying spectacular views of the city from 282 meters above the ground. After dinner, the driver will bring you to the world-famous Petronas Twin Tower, where you can get the most Instagrammable pictures. Enjoy the KLCC Lake Symphony Water Fountain Show. Next, stop by Dataran Merdeka, also known as Independence Square, where Malaysia declared independence in 1957. Get the chance to discover a different view of this meaningful spot compared to the day time. Before heading back to the hotel, explore Little India, where you can discover the rich Indian culture in this diverse city.

Kuala Lumpur Private Instagram Tour: Most Famous Spots

7. Kuala Lumpur Private Instagram Tour: Most Famous Spots

Discover the most Instagrammable spots in Kuala Lumpur on this photo tour of the city's highlights. Benefit from a private informative tour guide who will show you all the best photo opportunities in the city. The tour begins with pickup from your hotel at 10.30 AM. From there, make your way to your first stop at the famous street art of Bukit Bintang. Take photos in the colorful alley, then stop for lunch at a local Malaysian restaurant to fill your stomach and be ready for more shots. After lunch, head to the Batu Caves, another landmark of Kuala Lumpur. Next, have a coffee break to try out #pinklatte or cold-pressed juice at KettleBell cafe and get more likes from other #coffeelovers. Continue to other photo destinations and make sure your camera battery isn't running low because you will visit Thean Hou Chinese Temple and Kwai Chai Hong, "The Hidden Alley". Here comes the final highlight: a visit to the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, also known as#KLtwintowers, for some epic photos. You can't say you've really visited Kuala Lumpur without posting a photo of these giant twins. After a fun day out, you'll arrive back at your hotel around 6.30 PM.

Night Tour of Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

8. Night Tour of Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

This fascinating journey begins with a convenient hotel pick-up, and continues with a visit to one of the most impressive and iconic landmarks of Kuala Lumpur – the Petronas Twin Towers. Feel time freeze as you gaze down from the height of 452 meters onto the city of Kuala Lumpur stretched beneath your feet. Take unforgettable photos of the city from the observing desk of the famous Sky Bridge, floating above the ground like a magnificent space ship. This experience will stay with you forever! It’s time, then, to step down from the breathtaking height of the Petronas Twin Towers and dive into the buzzing night life of Kuala Lumpur. Chinatown night bazaar shopping is an attraction you will not forget any time soon. Mixed with old Chinese shops in the narrow streets of Chinatown, you'll find a wide array of stalls selling goods of various kinds: shoes, clothing, gadgets, spices and traditional Chinese dishes, such as nasi lemak and the Hainanese chicken rice. And if that is not enough, Chinatown offers its visitors a possibility to visit the finest examples of Hindu temples that can be found in Kuala Lumpur – the magnificent Sri Mahamariamman temple and the Chan See Shu Yuen temple among others. Next you will be taken to the Merdeka Square to enjoy the breathtaking views of illuminated night city.  Being one of the biggest attractions in Kuala Lumpur, the Merdeka Square is an eclectic synergy of modern architectural designs and classic colonial masterpieces. The 200-meter padang (a green field) for years has retained its status as the largest stretch of greenery that can be found in Kuala Lumpur. Capture unforgettable moments on camera as you pass by the majestic buildings of the Royal Selangor Club and St. Mary’s Church. To round up this amazing trip, filled with breathtaking views and stunning moments, you will have a dinner at one of the most iconic restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. Saloma Theatre Restaurant offers a wide range of traditional Malaysian dishes, followed by a stunning cultural dance performance. Enjoy the exquisite dance medley depicting different races, cultures and costumes, including Malaysian, Indian, Chinese, Portuguese and Minangkabau. A 1-hour show performed by 18 Saloma dancers will not leave anyone indifferent. Don’t forget to try the delicious Malay kampong-style dishes served tiffin style, and the mouth-watering nasi goreng kampung – fried rice with anchovies and loads of Malaysian spices. Finally, you will be taken back to the hotel, where you can relax after a day filled with joy and excitement.

Kuala Lumpur: Self-Guided Audio Tour

9. Kuala Lumpur: Self-Guided Audio Tour

See the sights of Kuala Lumpur at your own pace and according to your schedule on this self-guided walking tour. Simply download the audio guide onto your MP3 player and receive a fully detailed map to help you explore. Enjoy the magical city of Kuala Lumpur, where many cultures and religions can be found. This self-guided audio tour will take you through the city where you will see the amazing Masjid Jamek Mosque and the impressive Sri Mahamariamman Temple. You will also see the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Bukit Bintang, the Lake Gardens, Chinatown, Chan See Shu Yuen Temple, Central Market, Petronas Twin Towers, Aquaria KLCC, the National Museum of Malaysia, the National Planetarium of Malaysia, and the Royal Police Museum. This city is rich in culture and vibrancy, making it a must-visit during your time in south-east Asia. This tour provides an exciting overview of this bustling and vibrant city, and allows you to set your own pace and take it all in.

Kuala Lumpur: Private Half Day City Highlights Tour

10. Kuala Lumpur: Private Half Day City Highlights Tour

Explore Kuala Lumpur and admire the variety of amazing sights in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Visit Petronas Twin Towers, one of the world's tallest structures, Thean Hou, Independence Square, National Mosque, National Monument, King's Palace, and Perdana Botanic Garden. Head to Merdeka Square and the King's Palace (Istana Negara) to find Malaysia's glorious side. Get an understanding of the city's unique variety, as you visit the Chinese Thean Hou Temple. Pay regards to the individuals who lost their lives in Malaysia's fight for freedom at the National Monument (Tugu Negara) and finish off, by visiting Perdana Botanical Garden.

Planning Your Visit

  • When to visit

    All year-round, except Mondays and national holidays.

  • Opening times

    Open from 9:00AM to 9:00PM. On Fridays, please note it's closed from 1:00PM to 2:30PM.

  • Getting there

    The nearest metro station is KLCC, on line KJ10. You can also ask a taxi driver to take you to Suria KLCC entrance.

  • Tour

    You can enjoy the Petronas Towers as part of a wider visit to Kuala Lumpur - the Batu Caves are well worth a visit, too!

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    Open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00AM to 9:00PM. Closed on Fridays 1:00PM to 2:30PM and on national holidays.
  • Is it expensive?
    Free to view the building from outside, and to cross the Skybridge, but please note ticket restrictions and plan ahead!
  • Will I need a guide?
    It is not necessary to have a guide.
  • How to get there
    The closest metro station is KLCC on the KJ10 line, or a taxi can take you to the Suria KLCC entrance.
  • Additional information
    ** Plan ahead to get tickets, as early morning queueing may be necessary*

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What people are saying about Petronas Towers

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,707 reviews

The overall tour was amazing, we really enjoyed the sights and the authentic food! Our guide, Eswaran was super helpful and flexible, instead of rushing us, he's spent an additional hour with us to make sure we could properly check everything out.

Had an amazing experience with our host Kalai. She was very thorough and knew the history really well. Will definitely come back and book again! Will recommend this experience a thousand times. Thank you so much! See you soon!

Absolutely loved the experience! Spent a day with Hafiz, who is super outgoing and helpful! We ticked all boxes of what we wanted to go to, very professional and on time! I would definitely repeat this trip! 5 stars!!!

Thanks a lot, excellent tour & driver. I forgot my eye glasses in the car, can bring it in the afternoon tour that we booked for today, 0145286575

Great experience very good tour guide! Was so impressive with is knowledge and experience. Very friendly and great service!