Holidaymakers get a taste of Malaysia with a range of activities and guided tours. Travellers will soak up the culture and scenery of Malaysia, explore bustling Kuala Lumpur, visit the majestic Orang Utan Island and take part in the expedition to the Cameron Highlands.
Customers will be accommodated in the following example hotels. Indochina Travels reserves the right to change the hotels and provide a different one of the same category in necessary cases.
- Puri Hotel
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel
- Heritage Hotel
- Belum Rainforest Resort
- Muntri Mews Hotel
- 4* Holiday Villa Langkawi
- Hotel nights including breakfast
- Vacation on the sea on Langkawi
- Visit of the Orang Utan Island
- Boat trip and rainforest hiking
- Visit of Kuala Lumpur
- Expedition to the Cameron Highlands with visit of the tea plantations
- Round trip with German speaking tour guide starting by 6 people or English speaking guide
- All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- All visits according to the itinerary incl. entrance fees
- English-speaking tour guide starting by 6 people; on arrival only transfer without guide
- Airport transfers. Group appointment (airport-hotel-airport)
- Peak season surcharges
- Not included:
- International flights: on request
- Train to the airport - the second class including ICE usage: on request
- Travel insurance (bookable directly on our website)
- Meals not specified in the itinerary
- Transfer surcharge between 11pm and 7am
- Tourist tax Langkawi MYR 5.00 per room per night. This fee will be billed to customers by the hotel upon check-in
- Tourist tax Penang MYR 3.00 per room per night. This fee will be billed to customers by the hotel upon check-out
Day 1: Flight to Singapore
Day 2: Arrival in Singapore - Malacca
Arrival in Singapore and transfer to Malacca. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Malacca.
Day 3: Visit Malacca - Kuala Lumpur
After breakfast, the travellers will visit Malacca. Malacca is the place where the history of Malaysia began. It is one of the most important historical landmarks of the country. The Portuguese, Dutch, and Englishmen ruled over Malacca. The ruins and buildings of the conquerors can still be visited today. The travellers visit St. Peter’s Church (1710), the oldest still used Christian church in Malaysia. Guests drive past the largest Chinese 17th-century cemetery outside China, located between the Bukit China and the Chinese Hill. Afterwards, the holidaymakers will visit the famous Porta de Santiago gateway, as well as the ruins of St. Paul’s Church. We continue to the “Red Square”, a salmon-colored Dutch administrative building, which today houses the Malacca Museum and government authorities. The travellers visit the Christ Church as well as the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, also called “Domicile of the Merciful Clouds”. In Cheng Hoon Teng, visitors will find the three most important religious teachings (Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism) under one roof. On the same street is the Kampung Kling Mosque, the oldest mosque in the country with architectural features, such as the so-called Meru roof, which is also built at Hindu temples. Continue to the Baba and NyonyaHeritage Museum, a showcase of the local history of the Chinese-Malayan people also called Baba-Nyonya. The travellers take a walk along Jonker Street with its beautiful antique shops. In the late afternoon drive to Kuala Lumpur (arrival about 3pm) and check in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.
Day 4: Kuala Lumpur half day sightseeing
After breakfast, the holidaymakers have leisure time. At 2pm, drive to the old town of Kuala Lumpur. Visit the oldest theatre in the country, the Panggung Bandaraya, where you can experience the history of Kuala Lumpur. The travellers will enjoy the 60-minute live musical, which promises entertaining multicultural experience and shows them the diversity that makes Kuala Lumpur. Afterwards, they make a journey into the past of the city. The tour starts at Independence Square and will lead visitors to some historic landmarks. The tour guide will tell the guests some interesting facts about the history of Kuala Lumpur. After the end of the tour, the guests are taken back to the hotel or can explore the city on their own. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.
Day 5: Kuala Lumpur - Cameron Highlands
After breakfast, the travellers travel to the Cameron Highlands. The Cameron Highlands are located 1542 meters above sea level and are known for tea plantations and cool temperatures. On the way, they visit the Batu Caves, the sacred cave temples of the Hindus. The travellers can take a short break at the LataIskadar waterfall before continuing to the Cameron Highlands. Check in at the hotel, then free time. Overnight in the Cameron Highlands.
Day 6: Cameron Highlands
After breakfast, we will explore the Cameron Highlands. These were used during the British colonisation as a refuge in the highlands. The travellers continue the tour to Gunung or Mt. Brinchang, the highest peak in the Cameron Highlands at 6666 feet (2032m). Once there, they will climb up to the observation tower, where they will have a fantastic view over the entire area. In the early morning or during a rapid rise in temperature, the holidaymakers experience how white fog spreads over the entire forest. The travellers go down the hill and visit one of the strawberry farms, where they can pick fresh and juicy strawberries themselves for a small fee. Afterwards, we continue to the picturesque tea plantation: The Sungei Palas Bo property is considered to be the largest and most famous tea plant in the region. Guests can enjoy the view of endless hills, planted with tea shrubs. After a tea break, they make a brief visit to a tea factory before returning to the hotel. Overnight in the Cameron Highlands. On Mondays and public holidays, the tea factory has been closed.
Day 7: Cameron Highlands - Belum Valley
Breakfast in the hotel. From 9 o’clock the travellers travel to Belum Valley. On the way, the guests stop at the royal city of Kuala Kangsar to take a look at the Ubudiah Mosque, the Iskandariah and the Kenangan Palace. The holidaymakers drive north-east towards Banding Island in Belum. On the way, visit the Lenggong Valley Museum. The Lenggong district can be compared to an open-air museum, home to legends, skeletons, cave paintings and precious finds such as jewels, pottery, weapons and stone tools of the aborigines who have lived and hunted here. In the Lenggong Valley, six archaeological sites are part of the world cultural heritage. They testify to human populations about 2 million years ago. Within the GuaGunungRuntuh cave was found the oldest complete human skeleton of Southeast Asia - the Perak man. Arrival at the hotel. Check-in as well as free time available. Overnight at Belum Valley.
Day 8: Belum Valley - Tropical rainforest (including boat trip and small rainforest hike)
After breakfast, the tour starts in the direction of Belum, the most extensive forest reserve with important flora and fauna. By boat, the guests travel to one of the indigenous tribes, the Orang Asli, which translates as native (Malaysian: human, asli: original or original) and as a collective name for the various indigenous people in the interior of the Malay Peninsula. On foot, the traveller goes on a small hike through the jungle. With a bit of luck, they will see the world’s largest wildflower “Rafflesia”. Then stop for a small lunch. Travellers enjoy the time at a waterfall in one of the oldest tropical rainforests in the world. Afterwards, we will return to the hotel - the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at Belum Valley.
Day 9: Belum Valley - Penang
After breakfast, the travellers travel over Temenggor Lake towards Penang. On the way, they stop for a short visit to Bukit Merah, a refuge for the needy Orang Utan monkeys. Over the river, guests arrive at “Orang Utan Island”. Here the holidaymakers learn a lot about the threatened monkey species and research. We continue to Penang, also called Pearl of the Orient. Here you can experience the diversity of Asian culture in a small space. The capital of Georgetown, with its beautiful historical district, has a lot to offer: mosques, churches, Hindu and Chinese-Buddhist temples. On arrival, guests check-in at the hotel. Later explore the guests for approx. 2 hours the sights of the city with the traditional transportation in Georgetown, the rickshaw (please note: entry fees to Khoo Kongsi / Blue Mansion / Peranakan Museum / etc. are not included). Then the rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 10: Penang - leisure time
The day is at leisure. Overnight in Penang.
Day 11: Penang - Langkawi
After early breakfast, check out and transfer by ferry to Langkawi. From here it goes to the bathing hotel and the beach holiday starts. Overnight at Strandhotel on Langkawi.
Day 12: Langkawi
Beach holiday. Overnight at Strandhotel on Langkawi.
Day 13: Langkawi
Beach holiday. Overnight at Strandhotel on Langkawi.
Day 14: Langkawi - Singapore - Return flight
Breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast transfer to Langkawi Airport. Return flight home.
Day 15: Arrival at the destination airport