Highlights of Malaysia

Discover the cultural, historical and wildlife highlights of the Malaysian Peninsula. Visit the capital, vibrant Kuala Lumpur, by day and night. Take in the majestic sights of the Malacca River. Enjoy the varied jungle landscape of Taman Negara National Park, and the cooling hill station of the Cameron Highlands. Marvel at the delights of historic George Town on Penang Island.

10 days/9 nights | Prices from £2,290 per person

Including return international flights with Malaysian Airlines, transfers on a private basis, the services of English-speaking representatives, guides or driver-guides. Accommodation is on a mixed board basis.

Highlight of the trip

The jungle night walk in Taman Negara, a canopy walk above the 130 million year old primary rainforest, a jungle trail and swimming in Lata Berkoh and the Tahan River.

 

Route & Accomodation

 

  • Kuala Lumpur for 3 nights
  • Taman Negara for 2 nights
  • Cameron Highlands for 2 nights
  • Penang for 2 nights

   

 

 

Day 1 Kuala Lumpur

Arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Be met by our English-speaking representative and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Stay at 4 star Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection for 3 nights.

Day 2 Kuala Lumpur

Enjoy a second day at leisure until your early evening departure for a tour of KL’s Chinatown open air bazaar. Absorb the scents of jasmine and the sounds of Hindu chanting at Sti Maha Mariamman Temple, before a taste of the local food culture of the hawker markets. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

Day 3 – Malacca

Enjoy a river boat cruise along a former trade route, the majestic Malacca River, followed by a walking tour. Visit one of Malaysia’s oldest churches, the Santiago gateway, the Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, where Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism are all celebrated. Overnight Kuala Lumpur.

Day 4 – Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara Depart

Depart for the 90 minute boat trip to Taman Negara National Park: home to tigers, macaques and birdlife. Enjoy the nocturnal sights and sounds of the rain forest on an unforgettable Night Jungle Walk with a naturalist guide. Stay at Mutiara Taman Negra Resort for 2 nights.

Day 5 – Taman Negara

Experience the wonderful sights of a 500 metre canopy walk 30 metres above the jungle floor. After a trip to Teresek Hill, board a longboat to visit the waterfalls of Lata Berkoh, swim in the crystal clear waters and take a jungle trek on the way back. Overnight in Taman Negara.

Day 6 – Taman Negara to Cameron Highlands

Departure for the 5 hour, 250km, road trip to the cool air and rarefied atmosphere of the Cameron Highlands. Arrive late afternoon and have the rest of the day at leisure. Stay at the 4 star The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands for 2 nights.

Day 7 – Cameron Highlands 

Take a Land Rover tour of the Gunung Brinchang Moss Forest. Enjoy the views from one of the highest mountains in South East Asia. There’s a guided nature walk of the forest and a visit to a local tea factory. Overnight in the Cameron Highlands.

Day 8 Cameron Highlands to Penang

Depart on the 4 hour, 250km, road trip to Penang, and cross the Penang Bridge. Rest of the day at leisure. Stay at The Royale Chulan Penang for 2 nights.

Day 9 – Penang

Head to the markets and hawker food stalls for a taste of George Town. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Penang Island’s capital. Spices, sarees, flower garland stalls and temples populate the hectic streetscape. Listen to Hindu chanting and take in the jasmin scented atmosphere. Overnight in Penang.

Day 10 – Return

After breakfast, enjoy time at leisure before your transfer to Penang International Airport for your flight.

 

Please note all hotels and schedules are subject to change.

 

 

  • Day 5 fitness level dependent and the whole trek, tour and canopy walk takes up to 2 hours
  • Tourism Tax RM10 per room per night and Penang Local Council Tax of RM3 per room per night, not included and payable locally
  • We recommend no more than one piece of hold luggage and a day bag
  • Single travellers – please call us for prices
  • Please dress considerately for church and temple visits
  • Return international flights to Kuala Lumpur
  • Meet and Greet by representative Kuala Lumpur Airport
  • Private transfers/ transport on tour unless indicated otherwise
  • Accommodation in selected properties on a mixed board basis (local tourism taxes not included)
  • Tours and activities as detailed in the itinerary

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