Kuala Lumpur - Touring Options

Taman Negara 3 Days / 2 Nights

Day 1 Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara Resort –  At 8.45am you will complete registration at the Crowne Plaza / Istana Hotel Lower Lobby before departing at 9.00am sharp for the 3 hours drive to Kuala Tembeling. Upon arrival you will register with the Park Office, and pay a small entry permit fee. Small fees are also imposed by the park authorities for any camera or video camera brought into the park. Approxemetly 1.30pm – 2.00pm board the boat for a 3 hours journey up the Tembeling river to the National Park Head Quarters and upon arrival check in to the Taman Negara Resort. Dinner and overnight at the resort. (D)

Day 2 – At 9.30am depart for your guided jungle trek up Bukit Teresek (Teresek Hill). The trek (1.8 km) follows a flat and easy path for the first 500 metres at which point it then starts to climb following a sometimes rather steep path leading to the top of the hill. Enjoy a walk along the world’s longest tree tops canopy walkway, along a suspended bridge which enables the guests to view the forest from a different angle. Return back to the resort around lunchtime and your afternoon is free at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the resort. (B/D)

Please note that the canopy may be temporarily closed due to maintenance or bad weather.

Day 3 –At 9.00am board the boat to Kuala Tembeling and enjoy the down river journey which takes approx. 2 hrs. Upon arrival in Kuala Tembeling at 1130am-1230pm we depart for Kuala Lumpur with a estimated mid to late afternoon arrival in Kuala Lumpur for your onward journey. (B)

 

Tour Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • NOTE -THERE ARE SMALL PERMIT FEES APPLIED UPON ENTERING THE NATIONAL PARK.
  • Transfers and Touring in air conditioned mini bus.
  • Boat Trip as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Meals as described in the itinerary – 2 Breakfasts / 2 Dinners.

Cameron Highlights Adventure 4 Days / 3 Nights

A combination tour of cycling and light hiking in a relaxing enviroment. Visiting some of Malaysia’s highest peaks, oldest and largest tea plantations, and stunning jungle, this is the perfect escape from metropolitan Malaysia to a more remote area.

Day 01 – Arrival in Kuala Lumpur – Pickup from airport or hotel and transfer to Cameron Highlands.  Check-in and overnight at hotel.

Day 2 – Cameron Highlands – After breakfast, start the day cycling along the Boh Tea plantation. This day trip is a great way of visiting one of the best known tea plantations in Cameron Highlands. Regarded as the largest and the oldest tea farm in Malaysia, Boh tea plantation has the most impressive scenery in this region. Beginning your adventure from the entrance of the plantation you will be winding uphill to the top of the factory and the tea house at 4,000ft above sea level before moving downhill to the other end of the farm spanning a total area of more than 3,000 acres. Lining the long and winding roads are rows of stunted tea bushes readied to be harvested and processed into one of our finest black tea grown in the highlands. Cruising another few kilometers down the stretch you will arrived at Kg. Panggen and Kg. Kuala Boh where you will be greeted and met by some of the friendliest people in the jungle. These natives and their ancestors have long inhabited these areas long before the discovery of Cameron Highlands by William Cameron in 1885. (B, L)

Day 03 – Cameron Highlands – At 0900hrs, proceed for a half day tour of Gunung Brinchang.  Standing at 6,666ft above sea level, it is the highest peak in Cameron Highlands. Translated into English, the Malay word “Gunung” means mountain and “Brinchang” means strong winds. With the temperature sometimes recording less than 15 degrees Centigrade during the night, this mountain is a home to numerous species of mosses, pitcher plants, wild orchids and flowers. It is also a showpiece of what mossy forest is all about. (B)

The ride to the top by 4×4 and the view from the lookout point will allow you to enjoy and appreciate the panoramic view of our montane forests. After a short walk to the mossy forest we will proceed to visit the highest tea plantation in Malaysia.

Day 04 – Cameron Highlands return to Kuala Lumpur – After breakfast, transfer to Kuala Lumpur city or airport. (B)

Tour Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
  • Transfers and touring in a air conditioned mini bus.
  • Meals as described in the itinerary – 3 Breakfasts / 1 Lunch.

Classical Malaysia 5 Days / 4 Nights

This comprehensive tour covers the many themes of nature, history & culture. All contribute to the uniqueness & beauty that is Malaysia.

Day 1- Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands – At 0830 hrs, pick up at the hotel lobby and depart for Cameron Highlands. Drive through a scenic mountain jungle winding road and visit the tea plantation and a small Orang Asli dwelling on the way up. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. The area around Cameron Highlands is known for the high population of natives still living in the forests. This tour will take you to some of these settlements where some inhabitants who seek job opportunities in the towns or farms but still prefer to live in harmony with their natural environment.

Day 2- Cameron Highlands to Belum – At 0830/0900 hrs, pick up at the hotel lobby and depart for Bukit Merah, the only Orang Utan Research Facility in Peninsular Malaysia. A short boat ride will take you to the Orang Utan Island where Orang Utans roam free. This unique island serves as a breeding sanctuary as well as conservation, research and education centre to better understand this endangered species. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the royal town of Kuala Kangsar, then proceed to Belum with arrival in the late afternoon and check in to the hotel. (B, L)

Day 3 – Belum – At 0900hrs meeting at Belum Rainforest Resort lobby and depart for a full day excursion to explore the Belum Forest on foot and by boat. The trip features the various flora and fauna of the area – one of the oldest and most pristine rainforest in Peninsula Malaysia.  A light picnic lunch is included in this day trip. Around 1600hrs, transfer back to the resort and overnight. (B, L)

Day 4 – Belum to Penang – After breakfast depart for Penang. On the way stop to Bujang Valley. Visit the only archaeological site of Peninsula Malaysia with its many stupas and temples of the Hindu and Buddhist era spanning from the 3rd to 13th century. Proceed for the island of Penang and the Kek Lok Si Temple where a big statue dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy dominates the scene. Check in to your hotel. (B)

Day 5 – Penang – At 0830 hrs, start a half day tour of Penang Island. Stop at the Thai Temple of the Reclining Buddha and at the Burmese Temple and at the Esplanade to see Fort Cornwallis, the old fort built by Sir Francis Light, the founder of this British Settlement, and to admire the colonial architecture of the surrounding buildings. Proceed to see the Khoo Kongsi, a beautiful Chinese Clan House. After the tour, transfer to the airport or to the hotel. (B)

Tour Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
  • Transfers and touring in a air conditioned mini bus.
  • Meals as described in the itinerary – 4 Breakfasts / 2 Lunches.

Romantically Malaysia 7 Days / 6 Nights

This tour will take you on a well paced, interesting tour visiting the highlights of Malaysia.

Day  1 – Arrival in Kuala Lumpur – Meet on arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with our guide, and then transfer to Malacca. Upon arrival in town see the ruins of the A Famosa fortress, the Dutch Square and walk across the bridge over the Malacca River to stroll along the streets of old Malacca. Visit the Baba Nyonya house museum,  see the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia (1645) and the Kampung Kling Mosque, the oldest mosque of Malacca. Proceed for a last stop to Bukit China (Chinese hill), the largest Chinese cemetery outside China. Most of the visit is a walk about tour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 – Kuala Lumpur – Transfer to Kuala Lumpur and arrive around lunch time.  The rest of the day is free at leisure. (B)

Day 3 – Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands – After breakfast proceed for a Kuala Lumpur City Tour. Drive through lake gardens stop at National Mosque; stop at Independence Square and enjoy short walk to Central Market. Stroll through Chinatown then board the bus and proceed to Kampung Baru, typical Malay area still all built in traditional Malay architecture and for KLCC for a great photo shooting of the Twin Towers. In the afternoon, depart for Cameron Highlands (5 hours). Stop on the way at Batu Caves, the largest and most important Hindu temple in Malaysia.  Upon arrival, Check in at hotel and overnight. (B)

Day 4 – Cameron Highlands – At 0900 hrs, depart for a full-day tour around Cameron Highlands, which includes a picnic lunch. Back to the hotel. Overnight. (B/L)

Day 5 – Cameron Highlands to Belum – Depart for Belum early morning,  Stop at the Sam Poh Tong or Perak Tong Cave Temple, a Buddhist temple carved into a limestone mountain. In the afternoon, take a boat ride across the man-made lake to see the Orang Utan sanctuary.  Around 1600hrs, depart for Belum and arrive in time for dinner. Dinner and overnight. Please note that the visit to the Orang Utan Island is not guaranteed due to the fluctuation of water level at the Lake Merah. (B, L, D)

Day 6 – Belum – At 0900hrs meeting at Belum Rainforest Resort lobby and depart for a full day excursion to explore the Belum Forest on foot   and by boat. The trip features the various flora and fauna of the area – one   of the oldest and most pristine rainforest in Peninsula Malaysia.  A light picnic lunch is included in this day trip. Around 1600hrs, transfer back to the resort and overnight. (B, L)

Day 7 – Belum to Penang / Kota Bharu – Transfers to Penang or Kota Bharu for your convenience. (B)

Tour Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers.
  • Local english speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visit.
  • Transfers and transport in ar conditioned mini bus.
  • Meals as described in the itinerary – 6 Breakfasts / 3 Lunches / 1 Dinner

 

Malaysia in Style 7 Days / 6 Nights

Tour Malaysia in an easy and relaxing pace staying in the best available rooms Malaysia has to offer and enjoying the cuisine at the most exquisite restaurants.

Day 1 – Arrival in Kuala Lumpur – Your guide welcomes you at the arrival hall of Kuala Lumpur International Airport and transfers you to your hotel.  In the afternoon, embark on city orientation of  Kuala Lumpur before proceeding for cocktails and dinner at one of Kuala Lumpur’s premier restaurants.  Overnight at hotel. (D)

Day 2 – Kuala Lumpur to Malacca return to Kuala Lumpur – Proceed for a full day tour of Malacca, 148km south of Kuala Lumpur and arguably, Malaysia’s most historical city dating back to the 14th century and home of the only Baba Nyonya (Straits Chinese) house museum. Lunch will be served in a heritage restaurant.  Transfer back to Kuala Lumpur in the late afternoon and proceed for cocktails at a trendy rooftop bar in the central business district, followed by dinner at a contemporary Malay restaurant. Overnight at hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 3 – Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands – Depart for Cameron Highlands, with a stop on the way at Batu Caves, the largest and most important Hindu temple in Malaysia. Reach Cameron Highlands in time for lunch. In the afternoon visit the Orang Asli (aborigine population) settlement. Dinner at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 4 – Cameron Highlands –Embark on a tour of the tea plantation, established by British settlers in the early 1940’s.  Continue the tour with a visit to the local market to witness the produce of this mainly agricultural area. Lunch is served at the hotel.  Day is at leisure to explore Cameron’s at your leisure.  Dinner at a traditional English Tudor styled cottage. Overnight at the hotel.  (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Cameron Highlands to Penang – Depart for Bukit Merah. Stop along the way at the Sam Poh Tong or Perak Tong Cave Temple, Buddhist temples carved into a limestone outcrops.  Visit the royal town of Kuala Kangsar. Arrive at Bukit Merah, the only Orang Utan Research Facility in Peninsular Malaysia.  A short boat ride will take you to the Orang Utan Island where Orang Utans roam free.  Proceed for a short journey to Penang. The rest of the day is at leisure with the car at disposal. In the evening, proceed for cocktails and dinner at an exquisite restaurant set in a colonial mansion with stunning views of the sea. Overnight at hotel. (B/L/D) Please note that the visit to the Orang Utan Island is not guaranteed due to fluctuation of water level at the lake.

Day 6 – Penang – In a 1-hour drive, Malaysia’s oldest archaeological site, Bujang Valley, will be reached by car.
The Bujang Valley is a sprawling historical site located in the foothills of Gunung Jerai. Research indicates that an ancient Hindu-Buddhist kingdom ruled here as early as 300 AD. Lunch is served at a stunning colonial mansion in Penang, with Indian-British architecture influences.  The day is at leisure to explore Penang / Georgetown.
Dinner is served at the coastal area of Batu Ferringhi, in a restaurant set in lush greenery. Overnight at the hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 7 – Penang – Start a half day tour of Penang Island. Stop at the Thai Temple of the Reclining Buddha and at the Burmese Temple and at the Esplanade to see Fort Cornwallis, the old fort built by Sir Francis Light, the founder of this British Settlement, and to admire the colonial architecture of the surrounding buildings. Proceed to see the Khoo Kongsi, a beautiful Chinese Clan House and the Kek Lok Si Temple where a big statue dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy dominates the scene. (B)

Proceed back to the hotel; the room is at disposal until 6.00pm.  Transfer to airport.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
  • Transfers and touring in a air conditioned mini bus.
  • Meals as described in the itinerary – 6 Breakfasts / 4 Lunches / 6 Dinners.
  • Boat ride as described in the itinerary.