Malaysia Roundtrip Tour
Malaysia Roundtrip Tour
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Highlights: Cameron Highlands District - Penang - Kota Bharu - Kuala Terengganu - Kuantan


Other departures: Gatwick - £1715, Manchester - £1745, Birmingham - £1729, Glasgow - £1745, Newcastle - £1729


Alternate travel dates: 6 Aug 18 - 18 Oct 18


Hotels:
Cameron Highlands District - Strawberry Park Resort or similar 4*
Penang - Sunway Hotel Georgetown or similar 4*
Kota Bharu - Hotel Perdana Kota Bharu or similar 5*
Kuala Terengganu - Primula Beach Hotel or similar 5*
Kuantan - Swiss-Garden Beach Resort or similar 4*


Itinerary:


Day 1: Kuala Lumpur – Batu Caves – Cameron Highlands District
We depart to the countryside. We make a short stop at the Selangor Pewter factory, then proceed to visit the Batu Caves, a huge limestone outcrop that houses some very ornate Hindu temples.Batu Caves is popular place of worship for the Hindus and each year during their auspicious celebration of Thaipusam hundreds of thousands of Hindu will throng the temple.


After which we proceed to Cameron Highlands, which is 1542 meters above sea level. We will proceed north to the Hill Resort of Cameron Highlands, making another en route stop to visit a cottage industry making bamboo baskets and the Lata Iskandar Waterfall. Upon arrival at the Cameron Highlands, check in at the hotel. Rest of the afternoon/evening is free at your own leisure.


Accommodation: Strawberry Park Resort or similar
Meals included: None


Day 2: Cameron Highlands District – Penang
Breakfast at hotel. After which, proceed for a tour of Cameron Highlands visiting a tea plantation, tea factory, a vegetable farm and the market square. Following which, you will continue the journey and drive towards Penang, En route visits along the way include the Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple in Ipoh, the Ubudiah Mosque and Iskandariah Palace in Kuala Kangsar. Cross over to Penang, using the forth longest bridge in the Southeast Asia arriving in the evening.


Note: The tea plantation is closed on Mondays


Accommodation: Sunway Hotel Georgetown or similar
Meals included: Breakfast


Day 3: Penang
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for a half day "Around Penang" tour with visits to a batik factory, a nutmeg and clove stall, the Snake Temple and Wat Chayamangalaram Temple. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.


Accommodation: Sunway Hotel Georgetown or similar
Meals included: Breakfast


Day 4: Penang – Kota Bharu
Breakfast at hotel. After which, drive towards Kota Bharu using the East-West Highway. This offers breathtaking views of the tropical rainforest. If you are lucky you may have to stop for elephants crossing the road. You should arrive in Kota Bharu in the evening.

Note: Some places in the East Coast are closed on Fridays and during Ramadhan fasting month.


Accommodation: Hotel Perdana Kota Bharu or similar
Meals included: Breakfast


Day 5: Kota Bharu – Kuala Terengganu
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning have a short orientation tour through Kota Bharu. Visit the colorful wet market. You will notice that most of the traders are women, which is a very unique culture of Kelantan State. You can find a variety of local items like batik clothes, cloth of exotic patterns, fruits, vegetables etc. The city is also famous for its silverware and trinkets, kite making, top spinning and songket weaving. See how brown sugar is tap and process.


This town also offers a wide variety of local sweet cakes and delicacies, unique in this part of the country. Continue journey to Terengganu. Visit PulauDuyongBesar, the largest island in the estuary. Fishing boats are built here using age old techniques and tools. Drive along Chinatown and view the Maziah Palace and State Mosque.

Note: Some places in the East Coast are closed on Fridays and during Ramadhan fasting month.


Accommodation: Primula Beach Hotel or similar
Meals included: Breakfast


Day 6: Kuala Terengganu – Kuantan / Cherating
Breakfast at hotel. Today depart to Kuantan with en route visit to Cherating Village. Stop at local villages to observe the traditional way of living. See pandan leaves being weaved into bags, mats and crafts and see the antiques of trained monkey plucking coconuts. Free at own leisure in Cherating.

Note: Some places in the East Coast are closed on Fridays and during Ramadhan fasting month.


Accommodation: Swiss-Garden Beach Resort or similar
Meals included: Breakfast


Day 7: Kuantan – Kuala Lumpur
Breakfast at hotel. Drive from Kuantan back to Kuala Lumpur.


Meals included: Breakfast



Offer Includes

  • Flights from London with Emirates
  • Airport taxes
  • 6 nights accommodation at chosen hotels as per itinerary
  • All overland transfers
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary with an English or German speaking driver cum guide

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary