Single (Superior)from AUD $1509.00
Twin (Superior)from AUD $1255.00Prices per person
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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)
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