Past & Present - Private Tour
Rewinding back 150 years: Travel in time to 1850s to see where a large migrant from southern province of China first came to Malaya Peninsular to seek their fortunes in Tin Mining. The muddy river mouth where Kuala Lumpur obtained its name from the confluence of the Klang River and Gombak River.
Observe the British presence reflecting historical and architectural values with influence from Moorish, Tudor, Neo-Classical and Neo-Gothic. Building designs, adaptations of high ceilings, verandahs, wide overhangs and canopies, big windows and louvered panels are some examples of common architectural features which appeared in his buildings.
Witness the rapidly changing architectural makeup of the city since independence from the British in 1957, the skyline is in a constant state of transformation as high-rise structures with strong Malay and Islamic stylistic influences of its own unique architectural style.
-08:00 Pick-up from air/cruise terminal.
-08:45 Batu Caves, limestone Hindu Cave Temple.
-10:00 Kuala Lumpur Merdeka Square, 100+ year oldBritish Colonial capital.
-11:30 Central Market, centre for Malaysian arts, culture and handicraft.
-13:30 Petronas Twin Tower (Opt. Bridge/86th floor tour, fee USD 30/person)
-15:00 Six-tiered Chinese temple with elements of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism.
-16:00 Return to air/cruise terminal.
Duration and start up time is flexible, can be suited to your time preference based on ETA/ETD to Airport/Cruise Port.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Port Klang Cruise terminal/KLIA 1 & 2
End location: Port Klang Cruise terminal/KLIA 1 & 2
Duration: 7 hours
Duration of tour is flexible, can be suited to your time preference.
Passenger van - clean, comfortable and air-conditioned.
Return road transportation to all tour sites inclusive interpretive tour guide, driver and vehicle.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Ringgit Malaysia - Per person for souvenir, meals, snacks, drinking water...
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- Above 3 passengers
- Customise tours to your desired sites
Wear comfortable clothes, walking shoes, hat/cap and umbrella/raincoat.
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Ben is terrific. Very knowledgeable and helpful with a coomfortsble air conditioned van.