Highlights of Singapore & Malaysia
11 Days / 10 Nights
This tour starts in Singapore where you will visit iconic sites as Merlion Park, Marina Bay, and Gardens by the Bay with its Supertrees. Next, travel north to Malaysia. Stops include the UNESCO site in Malacca, Kuala Lumpur with its Petronas twin towers, a Tea Plantation in the Cameron Highlands and the amazing island of Penang.
Day 1: Arrive Singapore
Arrive Singapore. Meet & transfer to hotel. Rest of day at leisure.
Day 2: In Singapore
Explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall.
Next, stop at the Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Do not miss out this picture-taking opportunity with The Merlion, a mythological creature that is part lion and part fish. Visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples, before driving past Chinatown. Stop by a Local Handicraft Centre and observe craftsmen at work up-close. Proceed to the National Orchid Garden, located within Singapore Botanic Gardens, which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants.
Next visit – Gardens By the Bay – Spanning 101 hectares, and just five minute walk from the downtown marina Bay Area, Gardens By The Bay is home to over a quarter of a million rare plants. The entire park comprises three gardens: Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central. Bay South, the largest waterfront garden, is where you’ll find the futuristic-looking Supertree, vertical gardens measuring up to 16 storeys that add a surprising and surreal feel to the landscape The Conservatories, featuring the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome , are another key feature, offering reprieve from the tropical heat amidst flowers and lush vegetation. Bay East is a unique mix of pretty pavilions, lush lawns, tropical palm tress and natural blossoms of all kinds, It also offers an amazing view of the Marina Bay Financial district skyline along its two-kilometre waterfront promenade
You will get the opportunity to visit the sky deck at Marina Bay Sands, and spend a moment to enjoy the aerial view of Singapore City, before going back down to have a lunch in a local restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (Set Menu)
Day 3: Singapore – Malacca (3.5 hrs)
Morning is free at leisure. Cross the Johor Causeway and travel to Malacca. Arrive in the late afternoon, check into hotel and rest of the day is free at leisure
Day 4: In Malacca
After breakfast, proceed for Melaka Heritage Walking Tour inside UNESCO World Heritage Site. Followed by an exclusive hand-on interactove cooking class with a local chef. With the assistance of the chef, you will be able to craft and enjoy delectable Nyonya creations such as Ayam Pongteh (chicken and potato stew), Udang Lemak Nenas (prawn and pineapple stew) and Apam Balik Nyonya (nyonya style pancakes).
Afternoon free at leisure
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5: Malacca-Kuala Lumpur (2 hrs)
Morning departure by road to Kuala Lumpur.
Afternoon proceed for Half Day Batu Caves Tour (3 Hours). The highlights of this tour are the Batu Caves and Pewter Workshop. The main cave, Temple cave is a large cavern with a vaulted ceiling about 100 m above the floor. Many Hindus pay their devotions to the Lord Murga by climbing the 272 steps to reach the entrance. Then, visit a pewter workshop to see the actual process of making these wares. There will be a visit to a handicraft centre. Transfer to hotel and rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6: 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 7: 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.
Day 8: 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
Day 9: 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.
Day 10: 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
Day 11: Depart Penang
Free till transfer to the airport for your onward departure flight
– Malacca Heritage Tax fee @ RM 2.00 per room / night. Please pay directly to hotel
– Penang Local Government fee @ RM 3.00 per room / night. Please pay directly to hotel
– Malaysia Tourism Tax (TTx) fee @ RM 10.00 per room / night. Please pay directly to hotel
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|First Class||Join-in Tour|
|Dates||Dbl Occ||Sgl Occ|
|May 07 - May 17||$4,890||$6,635|
|May 14 - May 24||$4,890||$6,635|
|May 21 - May 31||$4,890||$6,635|
|May 28 - Jun 07||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jun 04 - Jun 14||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jun 11 - May 21||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jun 18 - Jun 28||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jun 25 - Jul 05||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jul 02 - Jul 12||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jul 09 - Jul 19||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jul 16 - Jul 26||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jul 23 - Aug 02||$4,890||$6,635|
|Jul 30 - Aug 09||$4,890||$6,635|
|Aug 06 - Aug 16||$4,890||$6,635|
|Aug 13 - Aug 23||$4,890||$6,635|
|Aug 20 - Aug 30||$4,890||$6,635|
|Aug 27 - Sep 06||$4,890||$6,635|
|Sep 03 - Sep 13||$4,890||$6,635|
|Sep 10 - Sep 20||$4,890||$6,635|
|Sep 17 - Sep 27||$4,890||$6,635|
|Sep 24 - Oct 04||$4,890||$6,635|
|Oct 01 - Oct 11||$4,890||$6,635|
|Oct 08 - Oct 18||$4,890||$6,635|
|Oct 15 - Oct 25||$4,890||$6,635|
|Oct 22 - Nov 01||$4,890||$6,635|
|Oct 29 - Nov 08||$4,890||$6,635|
|Nov 05 - Nov 15||$4,890||$6,635|
|Nov 12 - Nov 22||$4,890||$6,635|
|Nov 19 - Nov 29||$4,890||$6,635|
|Nov 26 - Dec 06||$4,890||$6,635|
|Dec 03 - Dec 13||$4,890||$6,635|
|Dec 10 - Dec 20||$4,890||$6,635|
|Dec 17 - Dec 27||$4,890||$6,635|
|Dates||Dbl Occ||Sgl Occ|
|May 07 - May 17||$5,125||$7,095|
|May 14 - May 24||$5,125||$7,095|
|May 21 - May 31||$5,125||$7,095|
|May 28 - Jun 07||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jun 04 - Jun 14||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jun 11 - May 21||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jun 18 - Jun 28||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jun 25 - Jul 05||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jul 02 - Jul 12||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jul 09 - Jul 19||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jul 16 - Jul 26||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jul 23 - Aug 02||$5,125||$7,095|
|Jul 30 - Aug 09||$5,125||$7,095|
|Aug 06 - Aug 16||$5,125||$7,095|
|Aug 13 - Aug 23||$5,125||$7,095|
|Aug 20 - Aug 30||$5,125||$7,095|
|Aug 27 - Sep 06||$5,125||$7,095|
|Sep 03 - Sep 13||$5,125||$7,095|
|Sep 10 - Sep 20||$5,125||$7,095|
|Sep 17 - Sep 27||$5,125||$7,095|
|Sep 24 - Oct 04||$5,125||$7,095|
|Oct 01 - Oct 11||$5,125||$7,095|
|Oct 08 - Oct 18||$5,125||$7,095|
|Oct 15 - Oct 25||$5,125||$7,095|
|Oct 22 - Nov 01||$5,125||$7,095|
|Oct 29 - Nov 08||$5,125||$7,095|
|Nov 05 - Nov 15||$5,125||$7,095|
|Nov 12 - Nov 22||$5,125||$7,095|
|Nov 19 - Nov 29||$5,125||$7,095|
|Nov 26 - Dec 06||$5,125||$7,095|
|Dec 03 - Dec 13||$5,125||$7,095|
|Dec 10 - Dec 20||$5,125||$7,095|
|Dec 17 - Dec 27||$5,125||$7,095|
|* 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|
|Singapore||Park Hotel Clarke Quay||Superior||2|
|Malacca||Casa Del Rio||Deluxe Lago||2|
|Kuala Lumpur||Dorsett Hotel||Dorsett Room||2|
|Cameron Highlands||The Lakehouse||Deluxe||2|
|Penang||Lone Pine Hotel||Super Deluxe (Corner - Sea View)||2|
|Singapore||Fullerton Hotel||Courtyard room||2|
|Kuala Lumpur||Shangri-La Hotel||Executive||2|
|Cameron Highlands||Cameron Highlands Resort||Deluxe||2|
|Penang||Eastern & Oriental||Deluxe Suite||2|
Inclusions & Highlights
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis from choice of hotels
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- All private transfers & tours with English Speaking driver cum guide as indicated in the program
- All entrance fees in the places of visit
- Present applicable govt. taxes
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