BATU CAVES AND SKY BRIDGE
Nature excursion, Cultural, Shopping
We venture into the surroundings of Kuala Lumpur to visit the enchanting Batu caves, geological marvels that conceal a magnificent Hindu sanctuary. We then experience the thrill of admiring the city from and extraordinary height on the Sky Bridge, the spectacular walkway that joins the Petronas Twin Towers.
What we will see
- Visit to the Batu caves
- Karst caves and Hindu sanctuary
- Petronas Towers
- Sky Bridge and observatory on the 86th floor
- Suria KLCC shopping mall
What we will do
- We leave the port behind us and venture inland towards the Batu caves, a natural splendour which has no shortage of visitors.
- We venture the underground karst system made up of three main caves and various smaller ones: the tallest one houses a Hindu sanctuary, which can be accessed using a stairway with 272 steps, allowing you to climb the steep and jagged walls of this limestone surface.
- Then we head to the Petronas Towers, the tallest twin skyscrapers in the world, which symbolise an open door to the future and offer spectacular panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur.
- We reach to the *Sky Bridge, an enclosed tunnel that is a real engineering feat and joins the two towers 171 metres high, allowing us to walk from one to the other. Looking out through the huge windows we can admire endless views of the city.
- We then go even higher to the observatory on the 86th floor at the impressive height of 360 metres above the ground. In addition to the breathtaking views, we can also admire interesting information displays made employing state-of-the-art technology.
- After the visit, we will have free time to spend in the Suria KLCC shopping centre, one of the best in Kuala Lumpur, which is located inside the Petronas Towers.
- We can wander around the countless shops and stop at one of the numerous restaurants for a tasty lunch before gathering at the meeting point and returning to the ship.
What you need to know
- The tour to the Batu Caves is very tiring and it involves climbing a flight of 272 steps. It is therefore necessary to be physically fit for this excursion.
- The coach transfer from Port Kelang to Kuala Lumpur takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
- We recommend that you book early because only a limited number of places are available.
- This excursion is not recommended for guests with mobility problems.
- We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes, clothes in light colours and a hat.