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Kuala Lumpur Shore Excursion: Private Kuala Lumpur City Sightseeing Tour

  • Malaysia, Central Region, Kuala Lumpur

Overview

While in port in Kuala Lumpur, see famous city attractions on a private sightseeing tour. Perfect for first-time visitors, this full-day shore excursion provides a comprehensive introduction to Malaysia’s capital, driving you by private vehicle past landmarks like the National Mosque and Merdeka Square (Independence Square). Take photos at the Petronas Twin Towers and King’s Palace, and visit the National Museum with your knowledgeable private guide. You’ll stop to admire pewter arts at the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre before enjoying a Malaysian lunch. Port pickup and drop-off are included.

After your cruise ship docks at Port Klang , your private local guide picks you up at the cruise terminal. Enjoy the scenic 1-hour drive to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital, for your private sightseeing tour of the modern metropolis.

Start your shore excursion with photo stops at several architectural wonders, which reveal a contrast between the city's historical Indo-Moorish design and ultra-modern edifices. See the King's Palace, a symbol of Malaysian sovereignty, where Royal Guards stand sentry in front of the main gate. Learn about Independence Square, where the Malay flag was first hoisted in 1957, and gaze up in awe at the 88-story Petronas Twin Towers.

Continue your tour at the National Museum, where you’ll learn about Malaysian history and culture. View artifacts on exhibit, from traditional weapons and costumes to musical instruments.

Afterward, your guide takes you on a drive past the picturesque Lake Gardens en route to the National Monument, which commemorates Malaysia's struggle for independence during World War II. Admire the modern architecture of the National Mosque and the unique Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, which features a notable combination of Eastern and Western design.

Before a lunch break at a Malaysian restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, stop at the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre to learn about pewter-smithing. Discover the innovative art of pewter-ware design, from casting to polishing, as you walk through the center. Enjoy a bit of free time to shop at the malls in the Bukit Bintang area before your guide returns you to the cruise port.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to Port Klang for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.