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Kuala Lumpur Hop On Hop Off Bus

Whether you’re in town for 1, 2 or more days a Kuala Lumpur hop on hop off bus tour is the perfect way to explore the Malaysian capital. Hop right on and you’ll soon be exploring the key attractions and districts. There’s no stone left unturned as you take control of your touring in this dynamic city. Head for the towering Petronas Twin Towers or the KL Tower. Both offer stunning views. Chinatown and Little India ensure you have a contrast in styles and taste. And there are the delights of the markets or the museums. Each place gives you a slice of the city and its diverse culture. Booking a Kuala Lumpur hop on hop off bus tour is like the cherry on top of the cake! Enjoy the city for however long you’re here.
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Our tips for Hop On Hop Off

  • Haggle, haggle and haggle some more. Heading around the street markets you’ll need to get you’re your haggling skills sorted. Well, it’s all part of the fun after all.
  • Be prepared for the heat. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Kuala Lumpur is near the equator, so it gets hot, hot, hot!
  • Head out for the night. The night markets are a great place to visit, look for nick-knacks and try the street food. It’s busy though, so just remember to protect your belongings.

Good to know

The Petronas Towers, celebrated for their iconic status, held the title of the world's tallest twin towers upon their completion in 1998. Today, they stand as enduring symbols and among the most renowned landmarks in Kuala Lumpur. Just on the outskirts of the city lies the Batu Caves, a collection of limestone caves and cave temples. Renowned for its immense golden statue of Lord Murugan, this site holds significant importance as a Hindu pilgrimage destination. Merdeka Square, also recognized as Dataran Merdeka, stands as the historic focal point of Kuala Lumpur. It marks the location where Malaysia declared independence from British rule in 1957. The Thean Hou Temple, a remarkable architectural marvel, is situated in Kuala Lumpur and stands as one of Southeast Asia's oldest and largest Chinese temples. Revered for its intricate design and captivating surroundings, it adds to the city's cultural allure.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to book a hop-on hop-off tour of Kuala Lumpur?

    Basically, any time! With its position to the equator, you’re more or less guaranteed hot weather, although it will rain. May to July is the best time to visit as it’s relatively dry during these months.

  • Q: Are these tours guided?

    That will depend on the tour provider. You’ll find that hop-on hop-off tours can be either live or audio-guided. Many will have a pre-recorded commentary that’ll share fascinating information about the history of Kuala Lumpur, its culture, and many places of interest. You’ll find that the audio commentary will be provided in various languages. English, French, German and Spanish are the most commonly used, but others may be available. Check the specific product page for full details of all the languages offered.

  • Q: Do Kuala Lumpur bus tours run throughout the year?

    Yes, bus tours run throughout the year but make sure to book in advance during the high season.

  • Q: What is the duration of the Kuala Lumpur bus tour?

    Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration of between 1hr and 2hrs. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.

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