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All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars and per person based on twin sharing basis inclusive of Taxes & Charges *Subject to change and availability

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TOUR COST from AUD3,106.00** Per Person Twin Share

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN KUALA LUMPUR

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Arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and transfer to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Day 2: KUALA LUMPUR

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0900

After breakfast, depart for full day Kuala Lumpur City Tour, the beauty and intrigue of Kuala Lumpur in one sweep. This tour gives you a colourful spectrum of Malaysian architecture, history, culture, heritage, crafts and lifestyle.

 

Highlights:-

 

 

* Visit Jamek Mosque, National Monument and Cenotaph, Asean Garden, National Museum, Stop by the Gate of the King’s Palace, Merdeka Square & the Royal Selangor Club in the background.

 

* Pass by and view Chinatown, Petronas twin towers, KL Tower, Moorish style Railway building, National Mosque and Parliament house.

 

* Visit the Royal Selangor Pewter factory to see how Malaysia’s renowned souvenirs are made in Malaysia’s largest pewter factory.

 

After finishing the tour, transfer back to the hotel. Afternoon free at leisure.

Day 3: KUALA LUMPUR - KUALA TEMBELING / TAMAN NEGARA (200 KM)

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0900

The adventure begins right after pick up from your hotel. Continue overland through the Karak Highway before proceeding directly to Jerantut .

Time for a local lunch (at own expense) before departing via boat, which is the only means of transportation into this enclosed area. The slow boat ride itself is one to enjoy – the wonders of nature will begin to enfold; the lush greens showing, exotic fish and even the occasional monitor lizards swimming up and down beckon.

 

At the end of the journey, proceed to the resort and check in.

 

2030

Take a stroll in the dark as we take you on the mysterious Night Jungle Walk.

 

Dinner at the resort.

 

Then, it’s time for a good night’s rest to prepare you for more adventure

tomorrow.

Day 4: TAMAN NEGARA

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0900

Trekking through the canopy walk and Bukit Teresek, where picturesque trails, beautiful skies and a symphony of sounds – some insects, some animals, some trees bustling in the wind, greet you.

 

Time for lunch at the resort (at own expense)

 

1400

Then it’s off for another excursion at Lata Berkoh, which you will be brought to via boat. Time to enjoy the water – take a dip in the clear waters or relax by the riverbank. After a long adventurous day, time for dinner and rest at the resort.

Day 5: TAMAN NEGARA / KUALA TEMBELING - KUALA LUMPUR (200 KM)

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0900

Breakfast at the resort before we head back to civilization, leaving only memories behind of great adventure and mystery.

 

Time for lunch (at own expense) at a local restaurant before the journey continues back to Kuala Lumpur.

 

Arrive in Kuala Lumpur city and check in to your hotel.

Day 6: KUALA LUMPUR – MALACCA (150 KM)

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0900

This morning, you will overland by road to Historical City of Malacca with 2 hours journey approximately.

 

We will explore the Harmony Street, which is divided into three sections/roads. It has been called Harmony Street due to the harmony existence of three major ethnic groups : the Malays, Chinese and Hindus. Visit the oldest Chinese Temple in the country built in 1646 with materials shipped out of China – Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. Then visit the Kampung Kling Mosque, the oldest Museum house of worship in the state with Sumatran architectural features.

Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple – one of the first Hindu temples built in the country at the turn of the century. It was built on the plot given by the Dutch.

 

We will move to the historical Square of Malacca – The bright red Stadhuys (Townhouse) was built in 1650 as the official residence of the Dutch governor and his officers. Next to the Stadhuys is Christ Church, which was completed in 1753. It is the an excellent example of Dutch architectuire. Further up the road, is the St. Fancis Xavier’s Church which was built in 1849 by a French priest, the Reverend Frave. On the hilltop site of the former Melakan Sultan’s palace, is the ruin of St. Paul’s Church. From the church, a number of steps leads down to the site of a A Farmosa, the massive fortress built by the Portugese in 1511.

 

Make a visit to Bukit China, the hill dominating Malacca, covering 42 hectares, with the oldest and largest Chinese graveyard outside of China. Then proceed to the Portuguese Settlement, which was founded in the late 1920s. Situated within the vicinity of this settlement is the Portuguese Square, similar to the square in Lisbon, Portugal. The square is well known for its restaurant, where spicy dishes such as fragrant spiced baked fish wrapped in banana leaves and cold beer are served. Enjoy a Peranakan lunch.

 

After a sumptuous lunch, we will start our Heritage Trail….. firstly we walk along Tun Tan Cheng Lok (known as “Millionaire’s Row” and formerly called Heereen Street), a narrow street lined with ancient shop houses that still evoke the good old days of the wealthy Baba/Nyonya community. Most of these town houses are decorated with beautiful tile motifs and delicate carvings of flowers and birds. Stop at the Baba Nyonya Museum. This museum will provide us with an informative tour of a large mansion owned by the Chan Family.

 

Then we are ready to head off back to the hotel.

Day 7: MALACCA - KUANTAN (290 KM)

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0900

In the morning, you will depart from Malacca for Kuantan.

 

En route, visit to Kuala Gandah Elephant conservation. This conservation was established in 1989 by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks . The Centre is a base for the Elephant Relocation Team , which began the elephant translocation program in 1974. The only one of its kind in Malaysia, the team is dedicated to locating, subduing and then trans locating the problem from areas where their habitats are constantly being encroached by plantations and to other suitable habitats throughout the Peninsular such as Taman Negara .

Over the past 25 years the centre has helped prevent the further declined of the elephant population by relocating more than 300 wild elephants.

Then, continue your journey to Kuantan and pass through villages, plantations and breathtaking scenery of mountains and valleys.

 

Upon arrival into Kuantan, check into your hotel.

Day 8: KUANTAN - KUALA TERENGGANU (240 KM)

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0900

This morning, enjoy a village tour visiting a pandanus weaving centre to see beautiful mats, hats, bags and handicraft items being made. You will get to sample “lemang” – a Malay rice delicacy cooked in a bamboo.

Then continue the journey; pass by Kerteh, the centre of Malaysia's petroleum industry. Also enjoy the pristine scenery of rustic fishing villages and languid palm-fringed beaches.  The beautiful resort islands of Redang, Gem, Kapas and Lang Tengah, to name a few, lie just off its coast. Continue journey to Kuala Terengganu city.

Upon arrival, proceed for Kuala Terengganu City Tour. You may visit to brass and batik sarong making. Then proceed to the largest handwriting batik factory production in Malaysia. After that, visit Terengganu Islamic Civilisation Park and Crystal Mosque. Stop by at Keropok Losong (fish crackers/sosej).

Lunch at a local restaurant (at own expense) and pass by China Town. Photostop at Istana Maziah (Maziah Palace)/Shahbandar Square. Buy some souvenirs at Pasar Payang / Bazaar Warisan (Central Market). NOTE: Entrance Fees Not Included

 

Later, proceed to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Day 9: KUALA TERENGGANU - KOTA BHARU (170 KM)

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0900

After breakfast, we continue north to Kota Bharu, the capital of the northern most State of Malaysia, Kelantan bordering Thailand. The beautiful resort islands of Redang, Perhentian, Kapas and Lang Tengah, to name a few, lie just

off its coast. 

 

In the afternoon, we proceed to tour to Kota Bharu. Our Kota Bharu tour begins with a visit to the most popular attraction in Kota Bharu - the Central Market - where we will be confronted by a riot of colours with a lively atmosphere of a bazaar. Here local (mostly) women folk are seen doing commerce amidst a neatly arranged mosaic of farm produce, seafood and groceries. After this, we will drive past the town’s historical zone consisting of a delightful collection of heritage buildings and former Sultan’s palaces now converted to a variety of museums. We continue our tour of Kota Bharu by visiting two of its famed cottage industries operated by traditional Malay handicraftsmen (and women). These include the silversmith where you can enjoy what a silversmith can make out of silver and the weaving of "songkek" - a silk fabric interwoven with gold or silver threads, worn as a wrap for special occasions by the Malays.

Day 10: KOTA BHARU - BELUM RAINFOREST (180 KM)

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0900

Breakfast at the hotel, Check out and proceed journey to Belum Rainforest.

Belum is a part of the biggest remaining block of forest in Peninsula Malaysia. It is spread over the northern part of the Main Range of mountains, which at their highest altitudes support a specialised montane flora and fauna.

In the afternoon, depart for the round island cruise. Feel the gentle breeze on the boat ride around the Banding Island. Admire the scenic landscape and keep your eyes open for birdlife in the area such as hornbills, eagles and kingfishers. The duration of the cruise is about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

 

The rest of the day will be free at leisure.

 

 

Dinner and overnight.

Day 11: BELUM RAINFOREST - PENANG (180 KM)

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0900

Breakfast at the hotel, Check out and proceed on the journey to Penang .

 

En-route, view flat plains and pass through rice fields and villages in Kedah State - the "rice bowl" of Malaysia. Cross the Penang Bridge, a super structure

13.5 km long to Penang, the "Pearl of the Orient." Upon arrival, check-into

your beach Resort .

Day 12: PENANG

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0900

Full Day Penang tour:

 

A tour of beautiful and intriguing Penang Island and her attractions while passing vistas at every turn on the western part of the island and lets you experience all the sights and sounds of this quaint city.

 

Highlights:-

 

Drive past the popular Batu Ferringhi beach lined with beach front international hotels.

  • Visit a Batik Factory to learn of how our most popular fabrics are made.

  • See thousands of live butterflies in a vast netted enclosure and learn about their life cycle and observe live giant scorpions and other rare insects.

  • Drive past Telok Bahang dam, fruit orchards, clove and nutmeg plantations.

 

  • Visit a Malay House for a glimpse of how our local villagers live.

 

  • Visit the Snake Temple and learn of why these poisonous pit vipers coil around pillars, beams and potted plants within the temple.

  • Visit Wat Chayamangkalaram, within lies the world’s third longest statue of

the reclining Buddha and Dharmmikarama Temple - an elaborately-decorated Burmese temple.

 

  • Visit Fort Cornwallis - a stark remnant of colonial Penang.

 

  • Drive past Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling - vistas of a mosque, a church, a Hindu temple and a Buddhist temple - all on the same street.

  • Visit a Pewter Showroom to view Malaysia’s most famous crafts and her exquisite figurines.

  • Finally, observe the abundant flora and wild monkeys at the Botanical Gardens.

 

Return to the hotel at the end of this tour

Day 13: PENANG - KUALA KANGSAR - IPOH - CAMERON HIGHLANDS (260 KM)

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0900

This morning, we move south to Ipoh and en route visit cave temples and royal palaces. A short stop at Bukit Merah Lake Town to witness the Orang Utan rehabilitation centre. Continue the drive to the Royal town of Kuala Kangsar and see the enchanting Ubudiah Mosque, with its fairy tale architecture that seems to have emerged from the fables of the Arabian nights! Further visit the Perak Cave and Sam Poh Thong Temple before proceed uphill to Cameron Highlands which is situated 1542 metres above sea level.

Day 14: CAMERON HIGHLANDS

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0900

This morning, we will visit a hillside market. Here, we will learn of the many types of tropical fruits, vegetables and flowers grown on the Cameron Highlands. A visit to the BOH tea plantation will give you an insight into the tried and tested methods of tea making in the Cameron Highlands.

 

Tea tasting; enjoy BOH’s best teas and savor their exquisite flavours. 

 

NOTE: Entrance fees are not included. 

 

Evening, free at own leisure

Note: The Tea Factory is close on every Monday and Malaysian Public Holidays. The tea plantation will close at 1700hrs.

Day 15: CAMERON HIGHLANDS - LUMUT / PANGKOR ISLAND (170 KM)

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0900

After breakfast, we will proceed downhill to Lumut. 

 

En-route visit to Kellie’s Castle. 

 

 Kellie’s Castle 

The ruins of Kellie’s Castle is an amazing mansion from the early 19th century with an impressive story. It is surrounded by mystery with much speculation among locals about hidden rooms and secret tunnels. A wealthy British Plantation owner, William Kellie Smith, commissioned the building of the castle, which was to be the home of his son. The wonder of Kellie’s Castle was the conversation topic both locally and overseas during that time. However, William Kellie Smith died before the castle could be completed. Today it is nicely restored and accessible to all.

Arrive into Lumut, the nearest town on the mainland to Pangkor Island. You will be transported in the Pangkor Island/Pangkor Laut by ferry/boat.

(Suggested ferry time is between 1530hrs to 1730hrs subject to the journey and traffic conditions and change of ferry schedule)

 

Check-into your hotel. 

 

Note: End of driver guide services

Day 16: PANGKOR ISLAND

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Breakfast at the resort.  Rest of the day is free at leisure.

Day 17: PANGKOR ISLAND / LUMUT - KUALA LUMPUR (280 KM)

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Breakfast at the resort and free at leisure until check out.

 

Take the mid noon ferry/boat to Lumut before continuing the overland journey back to the city. This overland transfer is approx. 05 hours depending on traffic.

Stop for a refreshment before continuing the journey back to Kuala Lumpur or drop off at KLIA.

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TOUR PRICES:  FROM AUD3,106.00 per person
  • SGL SUP refers as single room surcharge. Single Pax travelling price is already inclusive of single room sur

  • Minor program changes are sometimes necessary, depending on road conditions and room availability.

Package includes
  • Accommodation at above mentioned hotels with daily breakfast.

  • Meals as stated in the itinerary above.

  • Transfers and tours in private basis by air-conditioned car/van/coach with English speaking guide/driver guide.

  • Half Day Banding Island Cruise in Sharing basis conducted by resort local guide.

  • Taman Negara excursions with English speaking Park Ranger.

  • Return boat transfer in sharing basis to Taman Negara and Pangkor Island.

  • Entrance fees (unless mentioned above).

  • Service charges and baggage handling.

  • Above rates are inclusive of 6% GST.

NOT Included in the tour prices
  • Meals and beverages other than those mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Optional tours and expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry.

  • All International and Domestic flights.

  • Early check in or late check out charges from hotel.

  • 50% midnight surcharge for any transfer pick up from 2300hrs - 0700hrs.