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From Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Trip to Historical Malacca

1. From Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Trip to Historical Malacca

Visit UNESCO-listed Malacca on a full-day tour from Kuala Lumpur. See where Malaysia began on the Straits of Malacca. Gaze upon the ruins of St. Paul’s Church and Red Square, the pink Dutch administrative buildings that now house the Malacca Museum and government offices. Enjoy authentic Peranakan food at lunch. Afterward, see the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, where three major doctrines of Chinese belief worship under the same roof. Take a stroll along Malacca’s Jonker Street, which ends by the banks of the Malacca River. Learn about the Malay sultanate, Malacca’s rise as an important trading port and the Portuguese and Dutch influence from the early 16th century.

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From Kuala Lumpur: Private Fireflies Tour and Seafood Dinner

2. From Kuala Lumpur: Private Fireflies Tour and Seafood Dinner

You will be picked up from your hotel in central Kuala Lumpur and driven to Kuala Selangor, approximately 1.5 hours away. Kuala Selangor is a small village on the banks of the Selangor River. The village is well-known, as you can find millions of fireflies there.   Upon arrival you’ll visit Bukit Melawati, where Fort Altingsburg is located. A lighthouse strands on top of the hill, surrounded by tall trees. Look out for local birds, silvered leaf monkeys and long-tailed macaques. You’ll head to a nearby fishing village for a typical seafood dinner before making your way to Kampung Kuantan.   At around 6:30 PM you’ll board a boat and row along the river to see the fireflies. Millions of fireflies present you with a dazzling display of lights flickering in synchrony, that resemble twinkling electric lights on a Christmas tree. You will be dazzled at the sight. At 8:30 PM, you’ll depart from Kuala Selangor and drive back to Kuala Lumpur in the comfort of a private vehicle.

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From Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Selangor Fireflies & Wildlife Tour

3. From Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Selangor Fireflies & Wildlife Tour

This tour will take you to Kuala Selangor in the quiet hamlet of Kampung Kuantan, where one of the largest firefly colonies in the world exists. When you arrive, you'll visit Kota Melawati, formerly known as Fort Altingsburg, with its old execution block, royal mausoleum and colonial buildings. You'll experience the highlight of the tour at Kampung Kuantan. As a small, non-motorized boat (tong kang) carries you upstream in the peaceful night, you'll notice an array of blinking trees. At first, this sparkly display looks like an endless row of Christmas trees, but the synchronized, rhythmic flashing is actually produced by thousands of fireflies. Your skilled local oarsmen will make this experience a memorable and unforgettable one.

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

4. 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.

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Kuala Lumpur: Taman Negara National Park Overnight Tour

5. Kuala Lumpur: Taman Negara National Park Overnight Tour

Discover one of the oldest tropical rainforests just a few hours away from Malaysia's capital city. Start your first day with opportunities to take photos and enjoy walking on the Canopy Walkway, the world's longest and tallest suspension bridge. Hop on the boat and ride to visit Orang Asli village where you will learn about the local culture and jungle survival skills. Continue your boat ride to Trenggan River, learn how to hunt and start fire with wood just like the villagers. Enjoy a delightful dinner at a floating restaurant before immersing yourself in nature. Enjoy your night jungle walk with a chance to see some native animals. Wake up the next morning in the middle of a 130 million year-old rainforest. Get breakfast at a floating restaurant and arrive at Kuala Tembeling Jetty before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

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Private Full Day Tour: 10 Wonders of Kuala Lumpur with Lunch

6. Private Full Day Tour: 10 Wonders of Kuala Lumpur with Lunch

Enjoy stunning views of the Klang River from the King’s Palace, and marvel at Merdeka (Independence) Square before heading to the Petronas Twin Towers to ride to the observation deck of the world’s tallest twin towers. Step onto the 2-story bridge to experience the city from a different perspective. Stop at the National Museum and then head to Lake Gardens for a bit of peace and quiet. Stroll to the National Monument before continuing to the National Mosque to look at its 73-meter-high minaret and mix of eastern and western architecture. Admire the Anglo-Asian design of Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, created by the talented English architect, Arthur Benison Hubback. Go to the 6-tiered Thean Hou Temple, dedicated to the goddess Tian Hou. Discover how Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism can exist in almost perfect harmony, with ornate carvings, elegant roofs, and intricate wall embellishments. Visit the world’s seventh-tallest tower and go to the top for panoramic views across the city. Admire stunning design features by the Iranian architects, Isfahan, who designed the domes in the form of Persian muqarnas. Enjoy a delicious authentic lunch and shop unique and authentic handicrafts.

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Cameron Highlands: Shared Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

7. Cameron Highlands: Shared Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

Experience the tranquil atmosphere and cool climate of the Cameron Highlands on a 12-hour trip from Kuala Lumpur. Known for its tea plantations, orchards, and nurseries, the hill station is a popular getaway for city residents. Stop at a butterfly farm before visiting the Boh Tea Plantation. Make the short climb to the tea center, learn about tea making and local history, and take in stunning views over the valley. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant around noon, and then cool off at a waterfall. Head to a strawberry farm to taste and pick your own fruit (additional fee). Visit a nearby rose garden before the drive back to Kuala Lumpur.

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From Kuala Lumpur: Cameron Highlands Private Day Tour

8. From Kuala Lumpur: Cameron Highlands Private Day Tour

Situated within 1,300 to 1,500 meters above sea level, the Cameron Highlands offers some of the best natural vistas in Malaysia. On this day tour, you will see fantastic views of the tea plantation, explore the crystal-clear waterfalls, and discover the lush forests. The day will begin with a visit to the Lata Iskandar waterfalls. Here, you will be able to visit stalls selling local crafts and herbs, next to the beautiful multilayer waterfalls. After this, you will see a blowpipe demonstration and your guide will teach you about the indigenous people and social anthropology of the area. Afterward, you will visit is to the Bharat Tea Plantation to take in the plantation scenery and have a lovely photograph stop.  The main attraction in the Cameron Highlands is Sungai Palas BOH Tea Plantation. Visit the factory and enjoy some fresh tea at the plantation cafe. You will then continue to the Butterfly Garden which is home to many insects and snakes. The final destination of your trip will be to pick your own strawberries at a nearby strawberry farm. 

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From Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Group Tour to Taman Negara

9. From Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Group Tour to Taman Negara

Depart Kuala Lumpur and journey to Taman Negara National Park following early morning pickup from your hotel. Enjoy the amazing views on the scenic drive past typical kampung (village) houses and stop for a local breakfast at Jerantut Town. Upon arrival at Kampung Kuala Tahan, cross the river by water taxi to the Taman Negara Resort, and take a quick trek to Teresek Hill. Discover amazing views from the fantastic viewpoint before braving the canopy walk over the treetops. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at a floating restaurant, and get some time to relax before riding the river rapids on a longtail boat ride to Trenggan.

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From Kuala Lumpur: Cameron Highlands Private Full Day Tour

10. From Kuala Lumpur: Cameron Highlands Private Full Day Tour

Spend a day away from the heat and the crowds of Kuala Lumpur on this 12-hour trip to the Cameron Highlands. Refreshing verdant hills, an English cottage, honeybee farms, tea plantations, and fields of strawberries are just some of the interesting things you’ll find in Malaysia's largest highlands resort. During the tour you can learn about the natural surroundings, go for walks, or simply enjoy the beautiful landscape of this sprawling hill station. Cameron Highlands is a destination that’s popular both for its jungle walks and tea plantations. Apart from the cool weather, key attractions in the Cameron Highlands include a butterfly farm, strawberry farms, rose gardens, and vegetable gardens. Other sites of interest include Cactus Point, Cactus Valley, and the icy cold Lata Iskandar waterfall.

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What people are saying about Kuala Lumpur

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 135 reviews

The trip was awesome. The guide Mr.James is a very lettered, loyal, helpful person. He explained all history of the city from the beginning, even history of Malaysia and that was really interesting! Nice of him. I appreciated. When I've searched about Malacca, for first time I thought that it not so interesting place to visit. But I changed my mind when I reached there and saw that beautiful, picturesque city with meaningfull history and mixed ancient architecture styles. Also, I think this trip was so cool because of the guide too. He is literally knows all details about this place. And it was really fascinating. So enjoyed all things. Thank you so much for the organization of such tours. Thank you Mr.James!

Great tour, would highly recommend. Pace was fantastic gave a good taste of what Melaka has to offer. There was also free time allocated which was great for shopping and just exploring on your own. Ian was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable, fun and approachable. He also gave great local tips not just limited to the Melaka tour.

The best tour guide we have ever received. Great tour, great team, very friendly, very competent, highly recommended. Any time! We will never forget. Thank you so much. We hope to see you again. Stay healthy

Super day trip to do if you want to explore the KL surroundings. We really enjoyed it! Charlieboy was a great guide, real added value :)

Tour Guide was informative, funny and polite. Grateful to have him.