Kuala Lumpur | Malacca | Cameron Highlands | Penang | Langkawi
Take a fascinating journey combining the best of Malaysia both old and new. Enjoy cultural experiences, fine food, night life, fantastic shopping and futuristic architecture and some fabulous beaches.
Day 1 - Kuala Lumpur
Arrive into Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur where modern sky scrapers rub shoulders with impressive historic buildings. You'll be transferred to your hotel and the rest of the day is free to relax or head out to explore this vibrant city.
Hotel: Swiss Garden
Day 2 - Kuala Lumpur
Enjoy a city tour which will include a visit to the Kings Palace, the National Museum, the Moorish style railway station and a photo stop at the Petronas towers. The afternoon is free to relax or perhaps jump aboard the monorail and explore the vibrant Bukit Bintang shopping district or take a wander through China Town, the choice is yours. In the evening, visit a local restaurant for a typical Malay buffet dinner and a vibrant cultural performance.
Hotel: Swiss Garden
Day 3 - Malacca
After breakfast depart to Malacca once an important trading post in the days of the empire and its heritage is evident in the unique mix of architectural styles. Take in the city highlights including the the Dutch Stadhuys, Cheng Hoon Teng temple and a walk through the ruins of St Paul's Church. Lunch will be taken at a local restaurant with the rest of the day free to explore further.
Hotel: Puri Hotel
Day 4 - Cameron Highlands
Travel to the Cameron Highlands which sit at over 1500 metres above sea level and are famous for their beautiful scenery of rolling hills covered in tea plantations. During your two night stay, see the locals at work at one of the plantations (closed Mondays), the colourful local market selling the region's fruit and vegetable produce and stop at the Lata Iskandar waterfall. It can get chilly in the evening so take a sweater or fleece!
Hotel: Strawberry Park Resort
Day 6 - Penang
Say goodbye to the cool highlands and head for Penang. Travel via Ipoh to see the Cave Temple, followed by a stop in Kuala Kangsar to see Ubudiah Mosque and Iskandariah Palace. Later, arrive on the island of Penang, known as the 'Pearl of the Orient' for a two night stay.
The next day head to Georgetown, the capital of Penang to explore its rich history including Fort Cornwallis, the state museum and Wat Chayamangkalaram with its large reclining Buddha. The rest of the day is free to relax or wander the atmospheric streets.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Penang
Day 8 - Langkawi
After breakfast travel to the jetty for your ferry ride to Langkawi (please ask about flying if preferred). On arrival you will transfer to your hotel where you will stay for the next 5 nights. Spend time enjoying the lovely beaches and exploring the island at your leisure.
Hotel: Holiday Villa Beach Resort
Day 13 - Farewell
It's time to bid farewell to this lovely island and head to the airport for your onward flight.
Touring at its very best with a private driver/guide and vehicle. Plus time to explore at your own pace.
Your private tour includes: