Pulau Ketam Village Tour From Kuala Lumpur Including Thean Hou Temple

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:45am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Departs from your central Kuala Lumpur hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This tour from Kuala Lumpur takes you by coach and ferry to the quaint fishing village of Pulau Ketam (Crab Island). Discover the simple lifestyle of locals as you walk with your guide through the island village -- built entirely on stilts! Back in Kuala Lumpur, visit Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, the country's largest mosque, and Thean Hou Temple, one of the largest Chinese temples in Southeast Asia. Your knowledgeable guide will provide a memorable and educational experience.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

Know More about this tour

After pickup from your Kuala Lumpur hotel in the morning, take a 1-hour drive to Port Klang, where youll board a ferry to Pulau Ketam, which is translated as Crab Island.

Youll spend your morning exploring this quaint fishing village by foot to discover the simple lifestyle of Malaysian locals compared to residents of the big city. Pulau Ketam offers a unique view of the busy harbor and the mangrove swamps of nearby islands, and is unique because the entire village is built on stilts!

Your guide will tell you about the history of this rustic village, which remains unchanged despite the flow of tourists. Pass by locals relaxing on their front porches and see fishermen going about their daily tasks such as peeling shrimp to be used in the local restaurants not surprisingly, this place is famous for its seafood, especially its crab. Youll also pass by some colorful Chinese temples, some of which are fronted by statues of sea animals such as shrimp and fish.

Pop into a local restaurant to enjoy lunch (at own expense), letting you taste the authentic flavors and flairs of this local Malaysian town. Then, catch the ferry back to Port Klang and hop back on the coach for a brief sightseeing tour.

Drive by fabulous Palace of the Sultan of Selangor, followed by a stop outside Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque. Occupying nearly 36 acres (15 hectares), this is the country's largest mosque and the second-largest mosque in Southeast Asia.

Your last stop is Thean hou temple, one of the largest Chinese temples in Southeast Asia. Enter the temple and see the elaborate murals and decorative embellishments, giving you a glimpse into Chinese artistic traditions.

After exploring this incredible temple, youll be driven back to your Kuala Lumpur hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Roundtrip ferry tickets between Kuala Lumpur and Port Klang

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Please note that hotel pickup and drop-off service operates only for hotels within the Kuala Lumpur central city limits. If you are staying at the following hotels, please either make your own way to a hotel in central Kuala Lumpur or contact the local tour operator after booking to arrange pickup service for an additional fee (contact info will be provided on your confirmation voucher):
  • Greater Kuala Lumpur: Majestic Kuala Lumpur, Le Meridien, Hilton, Cititel, Boulevard MidValley, Pearl International, Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya, Crystal Crown, Armada, Holiday Villa Subang, Grand Dorset Subang, Petaling Jaya Hilton, Sunway Lagoon, One World Damansara

    Sri Kembangan: Palace of the Golden Horses

    Shah Alam: Holiday Inn Glenmarie, The Saujana, all hotels within the Shah Alam area

    Putrajaya & KLIA: Putrajaya Shangrila, Putrajaya Marriott, Cyberview Lodge, Equatorial Bangi, Pan Pacific KLIA, Concorde Inn KLIA