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Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi

$3190

per person

This tour is an ideal introduction to Malaysia. Explore the most popular destinations including the UNESCO World Heritage City of Malacca, the bustling capital Kuala Lumpur, the lush Cameron Highlands, historical Penang and beautiful Langkawi island. Accompanied by your private driver and guide, you will be able to see more and delve a little deeper in the local life. Don’t forget to ask about the locales used in the movie Crazy Rich Asians!

With each city boasting a unique melting pot of cultures, fabulous street food and a distinct vibe; it is a fun, exciting and memorable experience.

10 Days, 9 Nights: Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Penang, Langkawi

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Cameron, Thompson falls, Malaysia

Fascinating Landscapes

A traveler can kick off the tour from the glistening cityscapes of Kuala Lumpur and hike in the highlands by the tea plantations and rain forests.  Then enjoy some diving or snorkeling, and chill out on the golden beaches of beautiful islands. All without having to give up world class hospitality.

Street Food

In Malaysia, the best food is served in the humblest surroundings and involves the least amount of fuss. Countless vendors serve delicious dishes from mobile carts and shophouses. With recipes handed down through the generations and fused with fresh local fruits and vegetables. Top street dishes to try: Assam Laksa, Rojak, Koay Chiap, Chee Cheong Fun and Ice Kacang.

Penang Steam Boat
Morning view at Malacca Straits Mosque

Malaysia, A Melting Pot of Cultures

As you wander through this lush country, you will realize it’s not just Malays who call this home. The country has a significant number of Chinese, Indians and other ethnic groups. This melting pot of cultures is also the inspiration for a number of UNESCO Heritage Sites here that have captivating tales and a rich heritage just waiting to be discovered.

    1

    Kuala Lumpur

    Welcome to Malaysia! Your driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax and enjoy the hotel or explore this capital city on your own.Less than two centuries ago, tin miners were hacking the tropical jungle in what eventually became Kuala Lumpur which has evolved into a modern metropolis. Its quirky charm lies in a contrast of historic temples, mosques and colonial buildings, mammoth shopping malls and soaring skyscrapers. There is no better place to start your discovery of Malaysia than from this capital city.

    PETRONAS TOWERS
    The twin towers are the tallest pair in the world at 88-storeys

    THEAN HOU TEMPLE
    A grandiose temple of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu.

    2

    Kuala Lumpur | Half Day Culture & Heritage Tour

    Today follow in the footsteps of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred shrine at Batu Caves. Marvel at the second tallest Hindu statue in the world guarding the limestone caves. Visit a batik center to see the art of making traditional batik textiles. Visit the famous Royal Selangor Pewter Factory to learn about the ancient art of pewter smithing
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    BATU CAVES
    The 140 foot tall gilded Lord Murugan guards the 272 steps leading up to the main Temple Cave.

    BATIK ARTISAN
    Painting watercolor on cotton to make traditional Batik.

    3

    Kuala Lumpur | Historical Malacca Tour

    A day trip to the historic city of Malacca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the influences of the early Portuguese and Dutch settlers as you check out the colorful streets.See the Sultan's Well that was passed from Sultan Mansur Shah to the Portuguese and then to the Dutch.  Enjoy an authentic Peranakan lunch.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch

    CHRIST CHURCH
    An 18th century Anglican church and also the oldest functioning Protestant church in Malaysia.

    OLD TOWN & MALACCA RIVER
    Melacca River was once dubbed the ‘Venice of the East’ by European seafarers of the late 16th century.

    4

    Kuala Lumpur - Cameron Highlands

    After breakfast, we leave bustling Kuala Lumper to drive up to the misty mountains. We’ll see Tudor-themed architecture, scones, strawberries and tea plantations, all distinctly un-Southeast Asian sights and scenes. Cameron Highlands may make you shiver as it tends to stay cool year-round. At 6,663 ft, a light jacket will be wise!
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    CAMERON HIGHLANDS
    Surrounded by rolling hills flanked by tea plantations and lush greenery.

    5

    Cameron Highlands – Penang | Scenic Night Tour

    Drive to Penang Island today. George Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts a unique mosaic of cultures. The beating heart of Penang Island, George Town offers visitors a heady combination of world-class street food, colorful colonial architecture and street art. This historic enclave, which can be explored entirely on foot, is also famous for its novelty museums.When the sun goes down, Penang becomes a boisterous hive of activity. This scenic night tour is a great way to experience the island’s best known after-dark attractions. As we walk around town, do stop at local food stalls to sample the renowned Penang street food.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
     
    6

    Penang | Explore Georgetown

    Today we experience the multi-cultural heritage of Penang that includes Chinese, Malay, Indian and British influences. This heritage trail takes you through a traditional village of rustic houses on stilts over the water, a hill top Chinese Buddhist temple, a mosque, a Hindu temple, an 18th century British fort, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (the Blue Mansion used in the movie Crazy Rich Asians) and other historical sites.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    KEK LOK SI TEMPLE
    A striking seven-tiered pagoda with 1000 Buddhas in Thai, Chinese and Burmese styles.

    KHOO KONGSI
    Built some 650 years ago, a Chinese clan house for the extended families to worship their ancestors.

    7

    Penang - Langkawi

    Transfer to the airport for a short hop to Langkawi Island. Upon arrival into Langkawi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax and enjoy the hotel or explore this island on your own.Langkawi is known for white sandy beaches, secluded resorts and pristine jungles. Venture up to the Sky Bridge on the mountain top for a breathtaking view of the main island. A giant reddish-brown eagle considered the namesake of Langkawi.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    BEACHES IN LANGKAWI
    Beautiful beaches lined with coconut trees and resorts, relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in Asia.

    8

    Langkawi | Half Day Tour

    Ascend mount Mat Chinchang in a cable car and enjoy a breathtaking view of the island throughout the steep ascent. Walk on the vertiginous Sky Bridge 2,170 feet above sea level. Explore Oriental Village. Stop for photos at Eagle Square with the giant reddish-brown eagle considered the namesake of Langkawi.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    FAMOUS EAGLE SQUARE
    A large sculpture of an eagle poised to take flight greets visitors to the island.

    SKY BRIDGE
    The longest free span and curved bridge in the world.

    9

    Langkawi | End of Tour

    After breakfast, the tour comes to an end.  Please inform us of your international flight details in order to schedule your transfer to Langkawi International Airport (LGK). 
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices  

    Hotel Information

    DestinationComfort Class Premium Class Luxury Class 
    Kuala LumpurFurama HotelPLEASE CALL
    Cameron HighlandsStrawberry Park ResortPLEASE CALL
    PenangBayview Hotel GeorgetownPLEASE CALL
    LangkawiHoliday Villa LangkawiPLEASE CALL
    Accommodation Classification Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation.
    • COMFORT ⭐⭐⭐- 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
     
    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices

    Dates & Pricing

    PRIVATE TOURS
    YearTour DatesComfort Premium Luxury
    2019Jul 1 – Dec 15$3,190$3,730PLEASE CALL
    2020Jan 10 – Mar 31$3,190$3,730PLEASE CALL
     

    Price Details

    • ‣ Daily departures.
    • ‣ Prices are in USD and include all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • ‣ A deposit of $500 per person is required upon booking. Full payment to be made 70 days prior to departure date.
    • ‣ Domestic Airfare - Penang to Langkawi Airfare from: US$39 (Exact fare varies depending on actual booking date)

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest arrival airport is KUL (Kuala Lumpur International).
    • ‣ The nearest departure airport is LGK (Langkawi International).
    • ‣ Contact us for more details and pricing.

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

    Exclusions

    • ‣ Domestic/International
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expenses
    • ‣ Malaysia Tourism Tax (MYR 10.00 per room/night, pay directly to hotel in Kuala Lumpur)
    • ‣ Penang Local Government fee (MYR 3.00 per room/night, pay directly to hotel)
    • ‣ Langkawi Tourism Promotional Fee (MYR 3.00 per room/night, pay directly to hotel)
     
    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels