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Overview

  • from $3,411 PP
  • 8 Nights
  • Private
  • Dec - Apr
  • Easy
  • 12.5 hrs from London / 19 hrs from NYC

Highlights

From exciting city delights and historic attractions to spectacular nature, including pristine white sands, rain-forests and rice paddies, this 8-nights tour of Malaysia takes in all the highlights. Being in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city, where you’ll get an in-depth look on a private guided tour. Take a day trip to historic Malacca before jetting off to Penang. Discover the vibrant night scene of George Town via Trishaw and enjoy a day exploring on your own. From there, you’ll journey to beautiful Langkawi, concluding your adventure with a tour and leisure time for experiencing the rain-forests and white sand beaches.

Our Flexi - Promise

  • 10% Deposit to Book

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

  • Full Flexibility

    If you are not comfortable travelling, you have the right to cancel and get a refund up to 45 days before your departure

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    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

  • No Change Fees

    We will not charge you any admin fees if you would like to change your travel dates or destination with us

What's Included

Langkawi Malaysia
  • 8 nights 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation, staying on a bed and breakfast basis
  • All private transfers as detailed on the itinerary (including a private driver)
  • Private guided tours as detailed on the itinerary
  • Sunrise walking tour through Ubud
  • Full-day tour of Ubud’s art and shopping scene, including artisan markets and an art museum
  • Full-day East Bali tour
  • Full-day cruise from Seminyak
  • 24/7 support from our dedicated staff
  • Flexible, personalized itinerary based on your preferences

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Kuala Lumpur: Arrival into Malaysia

Kuala Lumbour

Welcome to Malaysia. Upon your arrival into Kuala Lumpur’s airport, you’ll be greeted by your private guide/driver for the transfer to your accommodation in the city. Malaysia’s capital, it’s home to everything from magnificent religious buildings to soaring skyscrapers and mouthwatering street foods. Get settled into your room, refresh and relax, or if you want to stretch your legs after the long flight, visit the iconic Petronas Towers. The world’s tallest set of twin towers, by walking across the sky bridge that connects them, you’ll get a great view over the city. This evening, we suggest trying one of the local Nasi Kandar dishes.

Day 2 Kuala Lumpur: City Tour

Kuala Lumpur

Put on a comfortable pair of walking shoes this morning for a tour through the heritage trails, focused on Malaysia’s early cultures. You’ll get excellent insight into this multicultural society by visiting a wide variety of monuments at locations throughout the city. Visit the Central Market, one of the most familiar landmarks in Kuala Lumpur and the focus of the artistic community. Here for nearly a century, it features everything from souvenir and handicraft stalls to boutiques. Stop at Chan See Shu Yuen Clan House, China Town, the Sze Yeh and Sri Maha Mariamman temples, Jamek Mosque and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building too.

Day 3 Kuala Lumpur: Day Tour to Malacca

Malacca

A full day tour with your private driver/guide brings you to Malaysia’s historical hub, Malacca about two hours south of Kuala Lumpur. Visit St. Peter’s, the country’s oldest Christian church, dating back to the early 18th-century, and pass the biggest Chinese cemetery outside of China at Chinese Hill, stopping at the foothill to view the 15th-century Sultan’s Well. While travelling through the Portuguese settlement view several impressive ruins before reaching Red Square, which houses government offices and the Malacca Museum. You’ll be treated to lunch before concluding with a visit to Cheng Hoon Teng Temple and walk along Jonker Street to the Malacca River.

Day 4 Penang: Transfer from Kuala Lumpur/Trishaw tour

Penang

After checking out of your Kuala Lumpur hotel, you’ll meet your driver for transfer back to the airport, catching the short flight to Penang. After getting settled into your accommodation, join an evening tour with a breezy ride in an Open Top Trishaw, a three-wheel form of historic transportation. You’ll pass beautiful sights like the heritage buildings of George Town before reaching Fort Cornwallis. Enjoy the impressive night scene of clan jetties at the Lee Jetty where the homes are built on stilts before visiting the Local Night Market to sample some of the world-renowned street food here.

Day 5 Penang: Explore George Town

George Town, Malaysia

Explore UNESCO-listed George Town today, renowned for its diverse art and cultural scene. It’s home to the famous Pinang Peranakan Mansion which showcases more than a thousand Peranakan antiques and collectible, the perfect place to start. A short roll brings you to colourful Little India with its aromatic spices and delicate sarees. Passing Penang’s oldest Hindu temple, visit Teochew Temple with its ornate rooftops and then learn about Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s history at the Sun Yat-Sen Museum. Search for impressive street art and then visit one of the Traditional Clan Houses before shopping for gifts and souvenirs at the Cocoa Boutique.

Day 6 Penang: Langkawi

Langkawi

It’s time to say farewell to Penang with your private driver/guide meeting you at your hotel for transfer back to the airport this morning. A 40-minute flight will bring you to Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, one of the 99 islands in the Langkawi archipelago in the Andaman Sea, known for its lush rainforest and pristine beaches, Tanjung Rhu, Pantai Cenang and Datai Bay have even been named among the world’s most beautiful. It’s perfect place to relax and do nothing but gaze out at the scenery, enjoy the facilities at your hotel, explore attractions or take part in all sorts of activities.

Day 7 Langkawi: Private Tour

Langkawi Cable Car

Your driver/guide will meet you this morning for a fascinating private tour through Langkawi’s rural and urban areas. Start by witnessing the process of traditional batik painting and then learn all about the importance of Mahsuri and 18th-century Langkawan with a visit to Makam Mahsuri’s tomb which sits in the garden of a traditional Malay home. While ascending the island’s second highest mountain by cable car, you’ll get a fabulous bird’s-eye view over it all. Explore the Rice Garden with its long stretch of rice paddy fields providing great photo-ops, while learning all about the various species planted here.

Day 8 Langkawi: Day of Leisure

Langkawi

The final full day of your tour offers the chance to wind down and relax, do some exploring at your own pace or perhaps a little of both. With Datai’s shores particularly inviting, with unspoiled stretches of sands and enticing clear blue waters dotted with gorgeous islets, don’t miss the chance to simply lounge on the beach, soaking up the breathtaking scenery. You might indulge in spa treatments too, an ayurvedic massage, aromatherapy treatment or body polish are all great ways to unwind before taking that long-haul flight. A special dinner to celebrate may be in order too, with multiple award-winning dining options.

Day 9 Langkawi: Departure day

Langkawi

Your unforgettable eight nights in Malaysia come to an end today. After checking out of your hotel, you’ll meet your private driver/guide for transfer to the airport to begin your journey home. If you aren’t ready to return just yet, reach out to our travel experts who will be happy to create an addition to your itinerary based on your personal preferences.

What's not Included

  • As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them.
  • Gratuities for local guides
  • We strongly advise all guests to purchase comprehensive travel insurance
  • Visas if required

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