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Private Tour

Quintessential Kuala Lumpur in Half a Day

Explore Kuala Lumpur's proud and vibrant heritage in this insightful half-day tour.
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Things to know

Duration:

5 hrs

Suitable for:

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Tickets included:

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Meeting points: Meet at La Bodega restaurant at Pavilion KL shopping mall.

What makes this tour special

The Past, Present, and Future

Your picture-perfect half-day tour of Kuala Lumpur (KL) will start at the crown jewel of the city – the PETRONAS Twin Towers. Soaring at 451.9 m, the 88-storey megastructure represents Malaysia as a future-thinking nation who is proud of her heritage. We will then visit the historic Merdeka Square where the Union Jack was lowered and the Malayan flag raised, marking the independence from British rule and the birth of a new nation. Surrounding the square are historically-significant and architecturally-stunning buildings, such as the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and Masjid Jamek. After, we will drive to the awe-inspiring Royal Palace, which is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Supreme King) of Malaysia, where you can marvel at the enormity of the complex and its 22 domes painted in a distinctive royal yellow.

From the Royal Palace, we will then head to the National Museum to learn about the history and culture of the Malay Peninsula and the nation. An interesting feature of the museum is its Italian mosaic mural running the length of the building, depicting important historical moments of the nation. Then we will visit the National Monument. The bronze sculpture commemorates the fallen heroes who valiantly fought for Malaya’s freedom during World War II and the Malayan Emergency. 

We then wind down the journey by driving through the lush Lake Gardens to see the National Mosque. Built in 1965, the geometric design of the complex reflects the harmony between modernity and Islamic aesthetics. In contrast, the adjacent KL Railway Station, built in 1910, was designed in an ostentatious neo-Moorish style, with its spires, minarets, and towers, reminiscent of the grand old style of late-19th and early-20th century buildings in Colonial India. 

What you'll see

Petronas Twin Towers
The world's tallest twin towers, at 88 stories high, is a symbol of national pride and modernity.
Merdeka Square
A square where the Union Jack was lowered and the Malayan flag raised to mark independence from British rule.
Royal Palace
The official palace of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
National Mosque
National Mosque built in a unique modern design with the Heroe's Mausoleum on grounds.
Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
Architecturally stunning former railway hub of KL. Designed in neo-Moorish style.
National Museum
The National Museum is a repository of Malaysia's rich cultural and historical heritage.
National Monument
Commemorates those who died in Malaysia's struggle for freedom during World War II and the Malayan Emergency.
Jamek Mosque
Built in 1909, it is one of the oldest mosques in Malaysia. Located on the confluence of the Gombak and Klang Rivers.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Located opposite Merdeka Square, it used to house the superior courts of Malaysia.
St. Mary's Anglican Cathedral
One of the oldest Anglican churches in the region, located at the Merdeka Square.

FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).

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