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Classic Malaysia

FURTHER JOURNEYS IN MALAYSIA  brown-arrow-right.png

Day 1 - Arrive Malacca
Land in Kuala Lumpur today and meet your guide before transferring directly to Malacca.

Overnight: Majestic Malacca.

Day 2 - Malacca
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Malacca, a port of great importance to every colony through the history of Malaysia. Enjoy backstreet restaurants and local markets in amongst Portuguese fortresses and Dutch churches.

Overnight: Majestic Malacca.

Day 3 - Malacca - Kuala Lumpur
Transfer a couple of hours to the throbbing heart of modern Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

Overnight: Mandarin Oriental.

Day 4 - Kuala Lumpur
A myriad of foreign influences have played a part in forming the bustling city before you. From mosques and cathedrals to Hindu and Chinese temples, every religion still coexists. From mock-Tudor social clubs and cricket pitches to humble shophouses and striking skyscrapers, a progressive local economy has emerged from behind the colonial curtain.

Overnight: Mandarin Oriental.

Day 5 - Batu - Cameron Highlands
Leave the city behind and visit the Hindu shrine within the Batu Caves, before continuing your journey north to the Cameron Highlands. Arrive in time for lunch and a tour of the tea plantations.

Overnight: Cameron Highlands Resort.

Day 6 - The Plantations
Walk in the favourite footsteps of Jim Thompson as you explore the plantations and meet the local Orang Asli communities.

Overnight: Cameron Highlands Resort.

Day 7 - Penang
On the way to Penang you can take in the British colonial architecture of Ipoh. 'The Hill City' is also famous for Ipoh Chicken Rice, which makes for a tasty lunch! You might choose to stop for the mosques and palaces of Kuala Kangsar before you cross to the island of Penang.

Overnight: Eastern & Oriental.

Day 8 - Penang
Discover the mysterious temples, local fishing villages and lively markets of Penang.

Overnight: Eastern & Oriental.

Day 9 - Langkawi Beaches
Take a short flight to the palm-fringed beaches of Langkawi.

Overnight: The Datai.

Days 10 & 11 - Langkawi Beaches
Cycle through peaceful villages, search for wildlife in the mangroves or simply enjoy one of the best beaches in Southeast Asia - Datai Bay.

Overnight: The Datai.

Day 12 - Depart
Fly home from Langkawi.

 

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From £5,680 / $8,272 per person for land arrangements only, based on two people sharing a room.

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All of our itineraries are tailor-made according to the interests of our clients and the above itinerary is an example only. Please contact our Malaysia specialist, Melissa Matthews, for your own tailor-made holiday to Malaysia  on +44 (0)1242 787804.

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