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Tour Overview

This 7-day Malaysia tour will unveil the country's diverse cultural and natural wonders. Your journey begins in Kuala Lumpur, where you'll visit iconic landmarks, including the National Mosque and historic Chinatown. A day trip to the enchanting city of Malacca offers glimpses into its rich history. Continue to the serene Cameron Highlands, renowned for tea plantations and lush landscapes.

In Penang, explore UNESCO-listed George Town, savor local delicacies, and admire intricate temples. This well-rounded itinerary promises a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, leaving you with cherished memories of Malaysia's vibrant tapestry.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Discover Kuala Lumpur's Icons: Explore the National Mosque, National Monument, and vibrant Chinatown, soaking in Malaysia's rich cultural tapestry.
  • Malacca's Historic Charm: Step into history in Malacca with A Famosa, St. Paul's Hill, Dutch Square, and Jonker Street Night Market.
  • Cameron Highlands Serenity: Enjoy lush landscapes, tea plantations, and waterfalls in the cool highlands.
  • Tea Time at BOH Plantation: Sip tea amid stunning views while learning about the tea-making process.
  • Penang's Cultural Feast: Immerse yourself in George Town's UNESCO heritage, savor local cuisine, and explore colorful temples and markets.
  • Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple: Marvel at the serene beauty of this hidden gem within a limestone cave.
  • Chew Jetty's Waterfront Charm: Experience daily life on Penang's rustic clan jetty along the waterfront.
  • Fort Cornwallis & Burmese Temple: Discover Penang's colonial history and intricate temple artwork in one captivating afternoon.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Kuala Lumpur! Upon your arrival at the airport, your friendly guide and professional driver will be waiting to greet you. They will assist with your luggage and ensure a smooth transfer to your chosen hotel in the city.

    After check-in, take some time to settle into your comfortable accommodation, freshen up, and rest from your journey.

    The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. You can explore the immediate surroundings of your hotel, relax by the pool, or perhaps venture out to sample some local cuisine at a nearby restaurant.

    Accommodation: in Kuala Lumpur

  2. After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, embark on a day of cultural and historical exploration in the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur.

    Begin your day with a visit to the awe-inspiring National Mosque of Malaysia. Marvel at its modern Islamic architecture and peaceful ambiance. Next, head to the National Monument, a poignant tribute to the country's heroes who sacrificed for independence. Explore Tugu Negara, an iconic war memorial adorned with dramatic sculptures. Pause for a photo opportunity at the majestic King's Palace, an impressive royal residence.

    Kuala Lumpur National Mosque of Malaysia
    National Mosque of Malaysia

    Relish a delicious Malaysian meal at a local restaurant, savoring flavors that reflect the diversity of the country.

    In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Central Market, where you can browse for unique souvenirs and handicrafts. Continue to the colorful Sri Mahamariamman Temple, one of the oldest Hindu temples in the city. Wander through the bustling streets of Chinatown, absorbing its vibrant street life and architecture.

    Visit the historic Jamek Mosque, an architectural gem located at the confluence of two rivers. Journey to the iconic Merdeka Square, where Malaysia's declaration of independence was made.

    Conclude your day with a visit to a local batik workshop, where you can witness the intricate process of batik artistry and even try your hand at it.

    Accommodation: in Kuala Lumpur

    Malaysia Sri Mahamariamman Temple
    Sri Mahamariamman Temple

  3. Today, embark on a memorable day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Malacca, known for its rich history and cultural significance. Your journey begins with a visit to the Porta De Santiago, also known as A Famosa, a well-preserved fortress gate from the Portuguese era.

    Malaysia Malacca Porta De Santiago
    Porta De Santiago

    Explore the historical ruins of the Church of Saint Paul, which offers panoramic views of the city from its hilltop location. Discover the vibrant hues of the Dutch Square, featuring colonial-era buildings painted in striking red.

    Enjoy a delightful meal at a local restaurant, where you can savor Nyonya cuisine, a unique blend of Chinese and Malay flavors.

    In the afternoon, explore the grandeur of the Stadthuys, a Dutch administrative building that now houses museums. Admire the unique design of the Clock Tower, an iconic landmark. Take a moment to appreciate Queen Victoria's Fountain, a historical water feature. Visit the serene Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia, known for its intricate woodwork.

    Malaysia Malacca Queen Victoria's Fountain
    Queen Victoria's Fountain

    Drive over the scenic Malacca River, passing by historic sites like St. Peter's Church, and make your way to Chinese Hill.

    In the evening, soak in the lively atmosphere of Jonker Street Night Market, where you can shop for antiques, sample local snacks, and enjoy the vibrant street performances.

    After a full day of exploration, your guide will escort you back to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur, ensuring a comfortable return journey.

    Accommodation: in Kuala Lumpur

  4. Check out from your hotel in Kuala Lumpur, bid farewell to the bustling city, and prepare for a scenic journey to the tranquil Cameron Highlands. As you travel through the picturesque countryside, your guide will share insights about the region and its attractions.

    En route, make a stop to visit a cottage industry, where skilled artisans craft bamboo baskets using traditional techniques. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate a visit to the beautiful Lata Iskandar Waterfall, where you can soak in the soothing sounds of cascading water.

    Malaysia Lata Iskandar Waterfall
    Lata Iskandar Waterfall

    Upon arrival in Cameron Highlands, check in at your chosen hotel, which is surrounded by lush greenery and offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The remainder of the day is free for you to unwind and explore the stunning landscapes of Cameron Highlands at your leisure.

    Accommodation: in Cameron Highlands

  5. Start your day with a visit to a bustling hillside market, where you'll encounter an array of vibrant tropical fruits, fresh vegetables, and colorful flowers grown in the fertile highlands.

    The highlight of the morning is a visit to the renowned BOH Tea Plantation. Here, you'll gain insights into the art of tea production, from plucking the leaves to processing, and have the opportunity to savor a cup of freshly brewed tea.

    Malaysia BOH Tea Plantation
    BOH Tea Plantation

    After lunch, explore the hidden gem of Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, nestled within a limestone cave. Marvel at the natural beauty and serene atmosphere. Take in the striking architecture of the Ubudiah Mosque, an iconic landmark in the region.

    Cross an impressive bridge to access the island of Penang, where new adventures await. Check in at your hotel in Penang, where you can relax and recharge for the upcoming exploration.

    Accommodation: in Penang

  6. Begin your exploration of Penang with a visit to the renowned George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its unique cultural and architectural heritage.

    Explore the intricate details and rich history of the Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, a beautifully decorated clan house showcasing the influence of Chinese settlers. Continue your walk to the elegant Goddess of Mercy Temple, dedicated to the goddess Kuan Yin. Meander through the bustling streets, passing by flower shops and fortune-telling stalls, on your way to the Little India Market, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and scents of spices, textiles, and more.

    Malaysia Penang Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
    Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi

    Then, take a car ride and visit the unique Chew Jetty, a picturesque clan jetty along the waterfront. Explore the rustic wooden walkways and observe the daily life of the residents.

    Continue your journey to the historic Fort Cornwallis, where you can learn about Penang's colonial past. Explore the Reclining Buddha Temple, home to a majestic reclining Buddha statue. Discover the cultural richness of the Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, where you can admire stunning architecture and intricate artwork.

    The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy at your own pace. You can further explore George Town's UNESCO Heritage Sites, visit art galleries, or simply relax at your hotel.

    Take advantage of your free time to sample more of Penang's culinary delights, perhaps indulging in some hawker fare or dining at a waterfront restaurant.

    Accommodation: in Penang

    Malaysia Penang Dhammikarama Burmese Temple
    Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

  7. Enjoy your last moments in Penang at your own pace. You can savor a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, take a final stroll through George Town's charming streets, or pick up any last-minute souvenirs.

    Your driver will be ready to escort you to the airport for your onward flight to your next destination or back home. As you depart, reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you've created during your journey through Malaysia. Safe travels, and we hope to welcome you back in the future!

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price Includes

  • 6 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels with daily breakfasts;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guide services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, and bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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