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8 Day Highlights of Malaysia

$1,599
Per Person

Typically $2,599
The west coast of Malaysia often gets overlooked as little more than a stopover destination. The country has so much to offer, from the lush green highlands to sun soaked islands. From historical coastal towns to spectacular coral reefs brimming with marine life. Experience Malaysia as more than a stopover destination with our 8 day highlights tour.

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Ever thought of a holiday to Malaysia? The west coast of Malaysia often gets overlooked as little more than a stopover destination. The bustling hub metropolis of Kuala Lumper is a great place to spend a few days, but why not see more? Peninsular Malaysia has so much to offer, from the lush green highlands to sun soaked islands. From historical coastal towns to spectacular coral reefs brimming with marine life. Experience Malaysia as more than a stopover destination with our 8 day highlights tour.

Starting with a pick up from your city centre hotel, you will head into the stunning Cameron Highlands. Here, you will visit beautiful Gunung Brinchang and the mystical “Mossy Forest”. Enjoy an interpretive walk with a nature guide to learn about exotic floras such as pitcher plant, orchids, primitive ferns and medicinal plants. Head down the mountains for a stay at Belum Rainforest Resort. Here, we explore Temengor Lake by boat, visit an aboriginal settlement and go jungle trekking to find the rare Rafflesia flower. Look for wildlife and enjoy a picnic lunch by a waterfall.

The tour continues with a stay on Penang Island in Georgetown, the foodie town of Malaysia and home of Penang curry. Yum! Explore the city on an included tour before heading to Ipoh. A highlight of this tour is a stop at Bukit Merah Orangutan Sanctuary. The tour concludes with a drop of back in Kuala Lumper where you can connect with your onward flight or return home.

INCLUSIONS

Our small group tour is 8 days. Includes 7 nights accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels. All tours as mentioned. Entrance fees, daily breakfasts and an English speaking driver/guide. Small groups maximum 10. Please contact us if you have any questions about your next holiday to Malaysia.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Kuala Lumpur Arrival ~ Cameron Highlands

Your Malaysia tour starts with a pick up at your hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Pick up before 10am and drive to Cameron Highlands (approx a 3-4 hour drive). On the way to the Cameron Highlands we visit a waterfall and aboriginal site. Check in at your hotel. Afternoon, enjoy a brief tour of the highland with visit to Butterfly Farm and Brinchang Town.

MEALS: None

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Cameron Highlands

DAY 2: Cameron Highlands

After breakfast at the hotel we board a 4×4 jeep and travel to Gunung Brinchang for Mossy Forest Tour. Our journey passes through scenic tea gardens with magnificent views of the highlands. Enjoy an interpretive walk with a nature guide into the Mossy Forest to view exotic floras such as the incredible pitcher plant, beautiful orchids, primitive ferns, spices and medicinal plants. Descend to Boh Tea Plantation for a factory tour (factory closed on Monday & public holiday) and view the process of tea production. Return to hotel and the rest of the day is free at your own leisure to explore the surrounds.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Cameron Highlands

DAY 3: Cameron Highlands ~ Belum

After breakfast we descend Cameron Highlands to Gopeng, explore Gua Tempurung to view beautiful rock formation inside the limestone cave. Visit the royal town of Kuala Kangsar to view Ubudiah Mosque and royal palace. Continue journey to Banding, passing by countryside and local villages before arriving at Banding Island.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Belum

DAY 4: Belum

Breakfast. Depart by boat to explore Temengor Lake (SIC), visit an aboriginal settlement at Lower Belum, jungle trekking to search for Rafflesia, look out for wildlife at the salt lick and enjoy a picnic lunch by the waterfall. Return to resort in the late afternoon and enjoy the remainder of the day at your own leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Belum

DAY 5: Belum ~ Penang

Enjoy breakfast and the hotel before we depart for Penang using the East West Highway and travel across Penang Bridge to George Town (UNESCO Heritage City). We will visit Kek Lok Si Temple, one of the finest temple in South East Asia, before checking in at the hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Penang

DAY 6: Penang

After breakfast we depart for George Town city tour with visit to the Esplanade to view historical building and Clock Tower, visit the waterfront stilt houses, Penang Street, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Little India, Indian Temple, the Penang Street Arts, Sleeping Buddha and Botanical Garden. Return to hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Penang

DAY 7: Penang ~ Ipoh

Breakfast. Depart Penang to Ipoh, en route visit the orang utan sanctuary at Bukit Merah and historical town of Taiping. Taiping was once the riches mining town and the British built the first railway track linking Taiping with Port Weld to facilitate the export of tin. Visit the Taiping Museum – the first museum in the country and enjoy a leisure drive to view scenic Taiping Lake. Continue journey to Ipoh, check in at your hotel. Afternoon, explore Ipoh with a drive through Hugh Low Street and cross the Kinta River that divides the city into two sides – old town and new town. Old town located on the west bank is home to trading house, financial center, historical sites, neoclassical buildings and Little India. Famous landmarks include the railway station, Town Hall, St. Michael Institution and the Ipoh Padang.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ipoh

DAY 8: Ipoh ~ Kuala Lumpur International Airport

After breakfast and check out we travel back to Kuala Lumpur International Airport for your onward flight. Your holiday to Malaysia has come to an end, we hope you had a great time travelling with us.

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

Ever thought of a holiday to Malaysia? The west coast of Malaysia often gets overlooked as little more than a stopover destination. The bustling hub metropolis of Kuala Lumper is a great place to spend a few days, but why not see more? Peninsular Malaysia has so much to offer, from the lush green highlands to sun soaked islands. From historical coastal towns to spectacular coral reefs brimming with marine life. Experience Malaysia as more than a stopover destination with our 8 day highlights tour.

Starting with a pick up from your city centre hotel, you will head into the stunning Cameron Highlands. Here, you will visit beautiful Gunung Brinchang and the mystical “Mossy Forest”. Enjoy an interpretive walk with a nature guide to learn about exotic floras such as pitcher plant, orchids, primitive ferns and medicinal plants. Head down the mountains for a stay at Belum Rainforest Resort. Here, we explore Temengor Lake by boat, visit an aboriginal settlement and go jungle trekking to find the rare Rafflesia flower. Look for wildlife and enjoy a picnic lunch by a waterfall.

The tour continues with a stay on Penang Island in Georgetown, the foodie town of Malaysia and home of Penang curry. Yum! Explore the city on an included tour before heading to Ipoh. A highlight of this tour is a stop at Bukit Merah Orangutan Sanctuary. The tour concludes with a drop of back in Kuala Lumper where you can connect with your onward flight or return home.

INCLUSIONS

Our small group tour is 8 days. Includes 7 nights accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels. All tours as mentioned. Entrance fees, daily breakfasts and an English speaking driver/guide. Small groups maximum 10. Please contact us if you have any questions about your next holiday to Malaysia.

DEPARTURE DATES

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2021:

March: 1, 15

April: 5, 19

May: 3, 17

June: 7, 21

July: 5, 26

August: 2, 16

September: 13, 27

October: 4, 18

November: 1, 15

December: 6

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2022:

January: 17, 31

February: 21, 28

March: 14, 21

INCLUSIONS

 

8 Day tour of west Malaysia

7 Nights hotel accommodation

Daily breakfasts

English speaking driver/guide

Interpretive nature walk through ‘Mossy Forest’

Jungle trekking

Boat trip on Temengor Lake

Entrance to Bukit Merah Orangutan Sanctuary

Tour of tea factory

Tour of Cameron highlands and butterfly farm

Penang city tour

Return transfers to hotel in Kuala Lumpur

All entrance fees per itinerary

 

EXCLUSIONS

 

International airfares

Tipping for drivers/guides

Personal expenses

Travel insurance

Meals not mentioned in itinerary

Optional tours

HOTELS

 

3 STAR HOTELS:

Cameron Highlands: Heritage Hotel

Belum: Belum Rainforest Resort

Penang: Neo Hotel

Ipoh: MU Hotel

 

4 STAR HOTELS:

Cameron Highlands: Strawberry Park Resort

Belum: Belum Rainforest Resort [note this is the same hotel as the 3 star package]

Penang: Bayview Hotel

Ipoh: Weil Hotel

 

In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used

Triple share rooms are available

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

 

UPGRADES:

Upgrade to 4 Star Hotels for $200 per person

[please note there is no upgrade option in Belum]

TOUR INFORMATION

 

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid until 21 March 2022

Voucher valid for 1 person based on twin share

Bookings must be made at least 30 days prior to departure

 

RATES:

8 Day Highlights of Malaysia 3 Star package – $1599

8 Day Highlights of Malaysia 4 Star package – $1799

 

GROUP SIZE:

Minimum 2 people

Maximum 10 people

 

SINGLE TRAVELLER SURCHARGE:

Single travellers who require their own room will be required to pay the single supplement:

3 Star Package – $450

4 Star Package – $550

 

CHILDREN POLICY:

Children under the age of 2 travel free of charge using existing bedding

Contact MyHoliday2 for child rates

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise

Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified

It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated

It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay.

We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See Refund policy for details

After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable

Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash

Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void

MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase

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