Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of busy Kuala Lumpur city and visit a beautiful limestone hill that has a series of caves and temples situated in Gombak – Batu Caves. Explore the culture and traditions of Malaysia and be amazed with the breathtaking city views on the top of the hill. Visit Royal Selangor Pewter factory to learn more about pewter making process and history. Move on to Melawati Hill and view the tropical flora and fauna, especially the silvered-leaf monkeys and long-tail macaques. We end the day trip cruising along the Kualda Selangor River watching the uniqueness and miracles fireflies flashing in the dark night. Seafood dinner and round-trip hotel transportation is included in this small group tour.
Boat ride for firefly tour
Bukit Melawati - Visiting Silver Leaf Monkeys
Hotel pickup and drop-off by private, air-conditioned vehicle
Tour to Batu Caves
Tour to Royal Selangor Pewter
What's Not Included
INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
ADULT: Age: 12 - 65
Please exercise "Caution" when feeding the silver leaf macaques as they may turn wild & erratic at times
To visit Batu Caves, please wear appropriate clothes such as wearing long pants (Shorts are not allowed).
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
What To Expect
Batu Caves - A trip to the eastern suburbs of the city to observe the local way of life and traditional cottage industries. Make a short stop at the Royal Selangor Pewter factory and proceed towards the Batu Caves, a huge limestone outcrop housing an elaborate Hindu temple. The caves are a popular place of worship for Hindus and each year, during their auspicious celebration of Thaipusam, hundreds of thousands of Hindus throng the temple. Itinerary: Jalan Ampang, Embassy Row, Royal Selangor Pewter Factory, Batu Caves .
Admission Ticket Included
Royal Selangor Visitor Centre
ROYAL SELANGOR is one of the most well-known names in the pewter industry. ROYAL SELANGOR has an impressive workforce of close to 300 skilled craftsmen and offers over a thousand different tableware and gift items, from traditional tankards and elegant tea sets, to captivating photo frames and desk accessories.
Since 1885, our designers and craftsmen have expressed their love and understanding of the material by continuously pushing the envelope in pewter design while staying true to our heritage of craftsmanship.
Admission Ticket Included
Silver-Leafed Monkeys - and long-tailed macaques are the main draw to the Melawati Hill. The significant difference between the silver-leafed babies as compared to the adults is that these babies have golden fur while the adults have dull grey colours. These monkeys are a delight; they are gentle and playful. The long-tailed macaques, on the other hand, are generally a little more mischievous and if you turn your back for a second - you'd never know what they might do. A gentle reminder to exercise precautions with these lovely and wild animals, which can be quite erratic at times despite having so much human interaction.
Admission Ticket Free
Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park
Firefly Tour - Proceed to Kuala Selangor town in the quiet hamlet of Kampung Kuantan, which is known as one of the largest firefly colonies in the world. On arrival at Kuala Selangor, visit 'Kota Melawati' formerly known as 'Fort Altingsburg', its colonial buildings, silvered-leaf monkeys, butterflies and etc. To make this experience a memorable and unforgettable one, enjoy local Set Seafood Dinner and boat ride.
Fireflies - are also called “Lightning Bugs” and they belong to the nocturnal luminous beetle family Lampyridae. Within quiet and serene surroundings, these fireflies live very happily in the “Berembang” trees and shine like fire in the night to attract a mate. Come on down and enjoy the “Malaysian Version of Xmas”!
Admission Ticket Included
We really enjoyed this...
We really enjoyed this tour, VJ was absolutely awesome. Loved this experience and would highly recommend it!
Amazing hindu temple and firefly amusement
Its really amazing toll statue of god muruga and batu caves like made from wax look alike
Firefly amusement park nearby 20 min drive worth to visit
Amazing trip with superb guide VJ
This was without doubt the highlight of our trip to KL.
We were very fortunate to have a fantastic guide called VJ who was kind, helpful and informative and really went out of his way to make this a special day. His English was also perfect and very clear.
We saw the wonderful Batu Caves and temples, visited a pewter factory, Hot water springs, Monkeys and fireflies with a wonderful meal in a great local restaurant over looking the river.
Yes to all !!
Again we had a great guide who took us for a half day tour, first the caves which are really amazing and the steps to get there not as bad as everyone says, just watch out for the little monkeys who can be quite cheeky.
Caves offer great views inside and out.
We also had the opportunity to see how the local materials are made which was quite fascinating.
The silver leave eating monkeys are very cool and amazingly tame around people.
The trip out to the seafood restaurant along the river is very enjoyable and the seafood dinner even more so.
Three different types of seafood and all very tasty!!
The only let down was the fireflies, not seeing them of course thats always amazing, just the large groups of people on long outboard boats which wasn't what we had in mind.....
Sarah D, 01-09-2019
Went with our children (9 and 11rs) we all really enjoyed the tour. The monkeys and fireflies were the favourites. The guy driving the boat for the firefies was great as he got up really close to the trees and made it a very special experience.
Points to note - the car journey was long, but worth it so be prepared with water. Also it would have been nice to have a bit more explanation/information at the caves as well as the other places we visited.
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