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ITINERARY

8 Days: Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands & Penang

Tour Overview:
Multiculturalism has made Malaysia as eclectic and surprising as its geographical diversity. Festivals, food and a happy, laid back attitude define the national identity. This itinerary explores the best of Malaysia from the towering skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur to the historic city of Malacca, the tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands, and the exotic island of Penang.

Day 1 – Arrive Kuala Lumpur

Arrive Kuala Lumpur International Airport, you will be met and transferred to hotel. Check in & Unwind.


Day 2 – In Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur History and Heritage Tour (3 hours)
9.00 AM – Kuala Lumpur is rich with its history on how it developed from a small tin-mining settlement to a modern skyscrapers city. The city is further furnished by its wonderful architecture, prominent landmarks and unique building. You will be amazed to see the blend of Oriental and colonial part of the city intertwine with interesting Moorish, Mughal-Tudor and Islamic building.

Our first visit is to Istana Negara, it is the official residence of the Agong. The sprawling palace was built was completed in 2011. Ten minutes away is the National Monument that was erected in honor of the fallen heroes during World War II.

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia houses thousands of artefacts and you will get to know more about the Islamic civilisation in this region.

On the way to the Independence Square, we will pass by the National Mosque and Kuala Lumpur Old Railway Station. Set in front of the historic Sultan Abdul Samad Building, here it is the Union Jack flag was lowered on August 31, 1957.

Sunset @ Twin Towers with dinner (4 hours)
6.00 PM – As the sun starts to go down, we will be visiting the most iconic landmark in Kuala Lumpur, the Petronas Twin Towers is the most photographed landmark in Malaysia. Soaring to a height of 451.9 meters, the 88 storey twin towers structure is KL’s crown jewel. It is the world’s tallest twin towers. The 45-minutes guided tour allows you to enjoy the panoramic and aerial views of magnificent pink-tinged sunset and slowly transitioning to the night scene of Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy an authentic Malay dining experience in an award-winning restaurant. The Malay cuisine known for its spicy and aromatic, combining the rich tastes of the many herbs and spices commonly found in Southeast Asia.

Note: Petronas Twin Tower Skybridge is closed on every Monday and the visiting time is subject to availability

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 3 – Kuala Lumpur – Malacca- Kuala Lumpur

Full Day Excursion to Malacca with lunch
An excursion to the historical city of Malacca, a fascinating blend of oriental and occidental ideas. Tour begins with a visit to St Peter’s Church (1710) -the oldest Christian Church still in use in Malaysia. We then drive past the largest seventeenth century Chinese cemetery outside China, located at Bukit China or Chinese Hill. Stopping at the Foothill to view Sultan’s wall. Next, we proceeds to ‘Porta de Santiago’ and the ruins of St Paul’s Church, lined by seventeenth century Dutch tombstones. Next is ‘Red Square’, a salmon pink Dutch administrative building which today houses the Melaka Museum and other government offices. We will visit Christchurch before lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we visit the Abode of the Green Merciful Temple Clouds or the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the only temple where you can find three major doctrines of local Chinese belief under one roof; Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. Take a stroll along Melaka’s Jonker Street, which ends by the banks of the Malacca river.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 4 – Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands (4 hrs)

Travel to Cameron Highlands via the highway with a rest stop at Tapah. This is the town leading to Cameron Highlands and you will get to see the local fruits including the King of Fruits – Durian if in season.

On the way up to the mountain resort, we will stop at a small Aborigine village and a teahouse. Continue to drive up the road passing through Brinchang and finally the main town – Tanah Rata. Settle in your hotel and enjoy the temperate climate & scenery of Cameron Highlands.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 – In Cameron Highlands

Half day visit to Rose Valley. Followed by a visit to the Sungai Palas Tea Plantation for tea. Afternoon free at leisure (Note : Tea factory is closed on Mondays)

Meals: Breakfast


Day 6 – Cameron Highlands – Penang (7 hrs)

Depart Cameron Highlands via the Simpang Pulai Highway towards Ipoh.
Before reaching Penang, we will stop at the famous Cave Temple & the Ubudiah Mosque – a magnificent building with golden dome – and the former palace of the Sultan of Perak with its intricate woodcarvings. Cross into Penang and check into hotel.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 7 – In Penang

Visit Batik Factory to learn how local making the famous Malaysian Batik, you will also get the opportunity to make and create your own batik to bring back home. Next proceed for visit the Butterfly/Dragonfly Farm – one of the world’s largest with over 300 species of tropical butterflies. Set off to visit the Tropical Spice Garden – located in an eight-acre valley fronting the shores of Teluk Bahang. The Garden showcases a living collection of more than 500 varieties of local and imported flora from Malaysia and around the world, with particular emphasis on tropical herbs and spices. There are also wild animals, birds and insects set amongst lush conservation area .A visit to the Gift Shop is definitely recommended as they have an impressive selection of herbs and spices. Individually sourced and imported from the best point of origin – cinnamon sticks and black cardamoms from Sri Lanka, vanilla pods from Bali and cloves and nutmeg from Penang – the spices are neatly packed and sealed, ideal to purchase and take home for future use. Return to hotel

Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 – Depart Penang

Free till transfer to the airport for your onward departure flight

Meals: Breakfast

End of tour


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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2021
First Class Join-in Tour
Dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Jan 10 - Jan 17 2690 3770
Jan 17 - Jan 24 2690 3770
Jan 24 - Jan 31 2690 3770
Jan 31 - Feb 07 2690 3770
Feb 07 - Feb 14 2690 3770
Feb 14 - Feb 21 2690 3770
Feb 21 - Feb 28 2690 3770
Feb 28 - Mar 07 2690 3770
Mar 07 - Mar 14 2690 3770
Mar 14 - Mar 21 2690 3770
Mar 21 - Mar 28 2690 3770
Mar 28 - Apr 04 2690 3770
Apr 04 - Apr 11 2690 3770
Apr 11 - Apr 18 2690 3770
Apr 18 - Apr 25 2690 3770
Apr 25 - May 02 2690 3770
May 02 - May 09 2690 3770
May 09 - May 16 2690 3770
May 16 - May 23 2690 3770
May 23 - May 30 2690 3770
May 30 - Jun 06 2690 3770
Jun 06 - Jun 13 2690 3770
Jun 13 - Jun 20 2690 3770
Jun 20 - Jun 27 2690 3770
Jun 27 - Jul 04 2690 3770
Jul 04 - Jul 11 2690 3770
Jul 11 - Jul 18 2690 3770
Jul 18 - Jul 25 2690 3770
Jul 25 - Aug 01 2690 3770
Aug 01 - Aug 08 2690 3770
Aug 08 - Aug 15 2690 3770
Aug 15 - Aug 22 2690 3770
Aug 22 - Aug 29 2690 3770
Aug 29 - Sep 05 2690 3770
Sep 05 - Sep 12 2690 3770
Sep 12 - Sep 19 2690 3770
Sep 19 - Sep 26 2690 3770
Sep 26 - Oct 03 2690 3770
Oct 03 - Oct 10 2690 3770
Oct 10 - Oct 17 2690 3770
Oct 17 - Oct 24 2690 3770
Oct 24 - Oct 31 2690 3770
Oct 31 - Nov 07 2690 3770
Nov 07 - Nov 14 2690 3770
Nov 14 - Nov 21 2690 3770
Nov 21 - Nov 28 2690 3770
Nov 28 - Dec 05 2690 3770
Dec 05 - Dec 12 2690 3770
Dec 12 - Dec 19 2690 3770
2021
Deluxe Join-in Tour
Dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Jan 10 - Jan 17 3000 4390
Jan 17 - Jan 24 3000 4390
Jan 24 - Jan 31 3000 4390
Jan 31 - Feb 07 3000 4390
Feb 07 - Feb 14 3000 4390
Feb 14 - Feb 21 3000 4390
Feb 21 - Feb 28 3000 4390
Feb 28 - Mar 07 3000 4390
Mar 07 - Mar 14 3000 4390
Mar 14 - Mar 21 3000 4390
Mar 21 - Mar 28 3000 4390
Mar 28 - Apr 04 3000 4390
Apr 04 - Apr 11 3000 4390
Apr 11 - Apr 18 3000 4390
Apr 18 - Apr 25 3000 4390
Apr 25 - May 02 3000 4390
May 02 - May 09 3000 4390
May 09 - May 16 3000 4390
May 16 - May 23 3000 4390
May 23 - May 30 3000 4390
May 30 - Jun 06 3000 4390
Jun 06 - Jun 13 3000 4390
Jun 13 - Jun 20 3000 4390
Jun 20 - Jun 27 3000 4390
Jun 27 - Jul 04 3000 4390
Jul 04 - Jul 11 3000 4390
Jul 11 - Jul 18 3000 4390
Jul 18 - Jul 25 3000 4390
Jul 25 - Aug 01 3000 4390
Aug 01 - Aug 08 3000 4390
Aug 08 - Aug 15 3000 4390
Aug 15 - Aug 22 3000 4390
Aug 22 - Aug 29 3000 4390
Aug 29 - Sep 05 3000 4390
Sep 05 - Sep 12 3000 4390
Sep 12 - Sep 19 3000 4390
Sep 19 - Sep 26 3000 4390
Sep 26 - Oct 03 3000 4390
Oct 03 - Oct 10 3000 4390
Oct 10 - Oct 17 3000 4390
Oct 17 - Oct 24 3000 4390
Oct 24 - Oct 31 3000 4390
Oct 31 - Nov 07 3000 4390
Nov 07 - Nov 14 3000 4390
Nov 14 - Nov 21 3000 4390
Nov 21 - Nov 28 3000 4390
Nov 28 - Dec 05 3000 4390
Dec 05 - Dec 12 3000 4390
Dec 12 - Dec 19 3000 4390
* Malaysia Toursim Tax of MYR 10 per rom per night to be paid directly.
* Malacca Toursim Tax of MYR 2 per rom per night to be paid directly.
* Penang Local Govt Tax of MYR 3 per rom per night to be paid directly.
* It is possible to depart on this program on any day as a Private Tour or Join-in Tour. Please check for the prices
* Travel must be completed within these seasonal date ranges - split season cost available upon request
* Solo Travel Supplement available upon request
* Supplements may apply for special events and holidays
Hotels:
First Class
City Hotel Room Type
Kuala Lumpur Dorsett Hotel Dorsett Room
Cameron Highlands The Lakehouse Deluxe
Penang Lone Pine Hotel Super Deluxe (Corner - Sea View)
Deluxe
City Hotel Room Type
Kuala Lumpur Shangri-La Hotel Executive
Cameron Highlands Cameron Highlands Resort Deluxe
Penang Eastern & Oriental Deluxe Suite

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions

  • Accommodation at the Mentioned Hotels On Sharing Basis.
  • All Private Transfers & Tours With English Speaking Driver Cum Guide As Indicated In The Program
  • Meals As Mentioned In the Itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees

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