Day 1 Mon
Depart from Heathrow or your preferred airport for a scheduled flight to Singapore. Meals on board.
Day 2 Tue SINGAPORE
Arrive at Sinapore, you are met by your tour assistant and transferred to your hotel. The rest day is at your leisure to adjust to the time difference.
DAY 3 WED - SINGAPORE - TAMPIN - MALACCA (250 KM)
Meet at your hotel's lobby (along Orchard Road) between 07;00 to 07;20 hours. Transfer to the train station for the train departing at 08;30 hours to Tampin (train timing subject to change). Enjoy the rural scenery as the train passes through local villages and plantations. Arrives Tampin railway station at 1300 hours. The driver/guide will meet you here and you will proceed to Malacca for your site-seeing tour. Todays tour includes visiting the areas many historic sites such as Cheng Hoon Teng Temple - the oldest functioning Chinese temple in Malaysia, Kampung Kling Mosque, Jonker Street (Antique Row), Baba & Nyonya Museum, Stadhuy's Building, Malacca Clock Tower, Christchurch and the famous Porta de Santiago. Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 4 THUR - MALACCA - KUALA LUMPUR (147 KM)
Depart by 0830 hours to Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Tour of Kuala Lumpur upon arrival. Places to be visited are King's Palace (photo stop), National Mosque & Railway Station (photo stop), National Monument, Independence Square, Sultan Abdul Samad building (photo stop), Selangor Club (photo stop), St Mary's Church and the world tallest free-standing flagpole. Continue to visit the Seri Mahamariaman Temple and colourful Chinatown for bargain hunting. We will also visit the tallest Communication Tower in South East Asia for a panoramic view of the City. Check in your Hotel. Overnight.
DAY 5 FRI - KUALA LUMPUR
0830hrs - Morning tour of the Countryside. Drive along the Ambassadors road, visit the world famous Royal Selangor Pewter's factory. Malaysia is one of the world biggest producers of tin. Visit the Batik factory to experience how hand drawn batiks are made. The highlight of the visit is the holy sacred cave temple of the Hindus religion and the Batu Caves (except during Thaipusam in January). Return to the city. Rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore KL on your own. Discover the good shopping bargains on offer or just relax at the many cosy cafes and restaurants of Kuala Lumpur, the happening City. Overnight.
DAY 6 SAT - KUALA LUMPUR - CAMERON HIGHLANDS (220 KM)
Depart by 0830 hours for Cameron Highland, which is located at 1542 meters above sea level. Famed for its tea plantations and cool temperatures. On the way, we will stop at a basket weaving cottage industry, Lata Iskandar Waterfall and a native settlement. At leisure on arrival. Enjoy the cool, crisp air of Cameron Highlands beside its wonderful scenery. Overnight.
DAY 7 SUN - CAMERON HIGHLANDS-PENANG (330 KM)
Morning tour of Cameron Highlands including the tea plantation, tea factory, market place and butterfly farm. Depart for Penang. Enroute, visit the Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple in Ipoh, photostop of the Ubudiah Mosque, Iskandariah Palace and Istana Kenangan. Cross over to Penang using the fifth longest bridge in the world, arriving in Penang at around 1830 hours. Overnight.
DAY 8 MON - PENANG
At 0900 hours, we will proceed for a City, Culture, and Heritage tour. Visit the 3rd longest Reclining Buddha figures in the world, next is the Botanical Gardens which offers lush green surroundings with a wide variety of tropical plants and bird life. Visit the Kek Lok Si Temple built in 1904, the most beautiful and largest Buddhist Temple Complex in South East Asia and is known as the Temple of the 1000 Buddhas. Visit Fort Cornwallis where in the 1786, Captain Francis Light first landed to start the first British colony in Penang. Continue to the old part of Georgetown and visit the intricate Khoo Kong Si Clan's House. Enjoy a breezy trishaw ride, still popular mode of transport in Georgetown. Return to the hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure. In the late evening, you can explore the nightlife along Batu Ferringhi, Penang style! Overnight.
DAY 9 - TUE - PENANG - BANGKOK
Transfer to Butterworth to board the international train to Bangkok, departing at 1420 hrs. The journey is unaccompanied. Only 2nd class train tickets are available. Overnight sleeping berth.
DAY 10 - WED - BANGKOK
Expected time of arrival in Bangkok is at 1250 hrs.
Day 11 - THUR - BANGKOK TO HOME
Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure until departure time for flight home.
Small Group Departure Dates & Price
Tiwn share (£)
We can also arrange private guided tours, please contact us to discuss your requirement.
Price Includes (The prices shown are 'per person' FROM, subject to airfare confirmation)
- All flights including airport tax. We can arrange your local airport departure/return from £80. Please enquire at the time of your booking.
- All airport/hotel transfers where specified.
- Accommodation for 11 Nights as above stated hotel and room category
- Tours and Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary with an English Speaking Guide (SIC Basis)
- Daily breakfast from Day2.