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Tour Overview

Discover Malaysia, a country where tradition meets modernity, and natural beauty captivates the soul. This 8-day tour takes you on a journey through the heart of Malaysia, from the bustling streets of Kuala Lumpur to the tranquil shores of Langkawi.

Begin your adventure in Kuala Lumpur, where you'll marvel at the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Chinatown. Enjoy family fun at Sunway Lagoon and witness the enchanting Sky Mirror phenomenon.

In Langkawi, explore the UNESCO Global Geopark, indulge in island hopping, and relax on the pristine beaches. Encounter diverse wildlife at Langkawi Wildlife Park, creating lasting memories of Malaysia's rich natural wonders. Experience the essence of Malaysia in just 8 days – a journey of culture, adventure, and natural beauty.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Iconic Kuala Lumpur: Stand in awe beneath the towering Petronas Twin Towers, a symbol of modern Malaysia's ambition and progress.
  • Sunway Lagoon Adventure: Experience thrilling rides and entertainment at Sunway Lagoon, a paradise for families and adventure seekers.
  • Sky Mirror Mystery: Witness the enchanting Sky Mirror phenomenon, where nature unveils hidden marine life on a secluded island.
  • Langkawi's Natural Wonders: Explore Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark's exotic landscapes, mangroves, and breathtaking views from the Sky Bridge.
  • Island Hopping: Immerse yourself in Langkawi's crystal-clear waters, visiting White Sand Island and the legendary Dayang Bunting Island.
  • Cenang Beach Bliss: Dive into the vibrant marine life at Cenang Beach, offering thrilling water sports and beautiful coral reefs.
  • Wildlife Encounters: Get up close with rare birds and animals at Langkawi Wildlife Park, making cherished memories with the diverse wildlife.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, an emerging metropolis where the old meets the new, and Eastern colors meet Western civilization. Upon arrival at the airport, your driver and guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore or rest at the hotel.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Kuala Lumpur

  2. Start the day with a visit to one of Kuala Lumpur's iconic cityscapes - the Petronas Twin Towers. It is a pair of identical towers standing side by side, connected by a trestle bridge. Standing at 451.9 meters tall with 88 floors, the towers are easily visible from all parts of Kuala Lumpur.

    Kuala Lumpur Petronas Twin Towers
    Petronas Twin Towers

    Move your feet to the grassy Independence Square. At the southern end of the square stands a 100-foot-tall flagpole to commemorate the momentous occasion of Malaysia's independence from British rule on August 31, 1957.

    Today's guided tour ends at Petaling Street, which can be called "Chinatown", where you can feel the rich marketplace culture and taste authentic Malaysian food. In addition, you can find a lot of second-hand goods from accessories to handicrafts.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Kuala Lumpur

  3. We'll depart at around 8:30 am to Guan Yu Temple, one of the best-preserved ancient buildings in Kuala Lumpur. A full-body statue of Guan Yu (a famous military general in China, deified as the God of War) is enshrined inside the temple, and local people come here to worship him during holidays and festivals.

    Then proceed to the new National Palace. The inside of the palace is not accessible, and tourists can only take photos and videos of the buildings in the square through iron railings and gates. You can take pictures with the guards on horseback and with guns at the gates of the palace.

    Kuala Lumpur National Palace
    National Palace

    In the afternoon, your guide will lead you to Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, which was formerly a tin mining site. Today it is an amusement park with shopping, amusement, and accommodation, and is known as the Disneyland of Malaysia. Kids will love this place, where they can experience a variety of fun and exciting entertainment.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Kuala Lumpur

  4. After breakfast, drive to the Sky Mirror, a mysterious island that will only emerge for several days every month - during the 1st and 15th of a lunar month, as well as 4 days before or after these dates - when visitors can see marine life such as marine shellfish or hermit crabs. Remember to wear brightly colored clothes to take beautiful photos.

    Kuala Lumpur Sky Mirror
    Sky Mirror

    Next, you will be arranged to feed the eagles in a simple local fishing village, which will give you the experience of a lifetime. In the evening, we will go to one of the world's top three firefly gathering places, where we will walk through the mangrove forest to see the dancing fireflies reflected in the inky water like shining stars.

    After the tour, board your flight to Langkawi. Upon landing, check in and rest at the hotel.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Langkawi

  5. Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark, the first stop on our trip to Langkawi, is a great place for photographers with its exotic natural environment, mangroves, limestone terrain and more. Here you can visit fishing grounds, explore bat caves, cruise to feed the eagles and more. There are also a variety of exciting outdoor activities for visitors to choose from.

    Malaysia Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark
    Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark

    In the afternoon, go to Dataran Lang (Eagle Square). After entering through the entrance, you will see two rows of white mosque-like buildings. At the end of the square, near the beach stands the new landmark of Langkawi. Langkawi right means "reddish-brown eagle" in the ancient Malaysian language.

    Finally, visit the Sky Bridge. The 125-meter-long bridge is suspended in a circular shape, connecting two hills. Challenge yourself to walk up the bridge and enjoy the magnificent green mountains.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Langkawi

    Malaysia Langkawi Sky Bridge
    Sky Bridge

  6. Today you will have a day of the island tour. First, take a boat to Pulau Beras Basah, also known as White Sand Island because of its white sand. The island features fine white sand and crystal clear water, making it an ideal outdoor bathing spot. You can do various water activities here such as banana boat, water parachute, and water skiing (at your own expense).

    Malaysia Langkawi Pulau Beras Basah
    Pulau Beras Basah

    Dayang Bunting Island, located at the southern end of Langkawi, is on the list of must-see islands in Langkawi. It is also called "Pregnant Maiden Island" because of the shape of the mountain that resembles a pregnant woman lying on her back. After disembarking, visitors have to walk across a small bridge, where you will see many naughty monkeys.

    There is an interesting old legend about the island that married couples who are childless can get pregnant and have a child by drinking or bathing in the lake.

    Enjoy a relaxing day.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Langkawi

  7. After breakfast, proceed to Cenang Beach (Pantai Cenang), home to most of the beach villas and resorts on Langkawi Island. Thousands of species of marine life live on the seabed here, with colorful tropical fishes moving freely in groups and colorful coral swaying underwater... The underwater wonders are breathtaking. There is a wide range of marine activities available for visitors, the most popular of which are banana boats and water parachuting.

    Malaysia Langkawi Cenang Beach
    Experience a water parachuting on Cenang Beach

    Afterwards, visit Langkawi Wildlife Park where thousands of species of birds reside, including many rare birds such as macaws and flamingos. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the peacock and pachyderm shows. You can also get up close and personal with the animals by feeding them (at your own expense).

    After the tour, take a one-hour flight back to Kuala Lumpur.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Kuala Lumpur

    Malaysia Langkawi Wildlife Park Flamingo
    Tourists are feeding flamingos in Langkawi Wildlife Park

  8. Today, enjoy your leisure time until the driver transfers you to the airport. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

    Meal: Breakfast

    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

  • 7 nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private land transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers.
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day.
  • 2 Flight tickets as listed (Kuala Lumpur ↔ Langkawi).

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary.
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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