Note: As of 1 September 2018, all accommodation in Malaysia is subject to a Sales and Services Tax (SST) that must be paid upon check-in.
On Day 1, get picked up at the airport in KL and enjoy a free day to fall into pace with this bustling city. Go on a foodie tour on Day 2 to discover the best street local stands. On Days 3-4, transfer to the Cameron Highlands for a Rainforest Expedition to visit a tea plantation and a strawberry farm. On Day 5, continue to Penang to discover beautiful beaches and rich culture with free time to explore on your own. Take an overnight bus to Melaka on Day 6 to travel back in time at this historical 14th century port city with ancient architecture and vibrant local life. Return to KL on Day 8 and enjoy your last night in this metropolis. Say goodbye to Malaysia and get dropped off at the Kuala Lumpur airport on Day 9.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1 - Airport Pick-up Kuala Lumpur
Arrival and airport pick up at Kuala Lumpur, simply known as KL, the capital of Malaysia.
Day 2 - Foodie Tour (D)
Get to know the heart of the city on a Malaysian street food ‘Delicious Foodie Tour’ by going to the city’s best street stands and tasting local delicacies, like satay, nasi goreng and hokkien mie with an expert local guide.
Day 3 - Bus Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands
Take a transfer from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands where you will feel a cool breath of fresh air after the humidity and chaos of the city.
Day 4 - Rainforest Expedition Day Tour
We will first make our way to the lush tea plantations that spread across the Cameron Highlands. Walk around the plantations and then visit the tea factory where you can try some local tea. (Note: On Mondays, the factory is unfortunately closed.) Then we will continue to the view point of Gunung Brinchang, the highest peak in the area at 2,032m. From here we will go trekking in the mysterious and fantasy-like mossy forest before stopping at a local restaurant to have lunch.
After lunch, we will continue to the butterfly garden, where you have the chance to get up close and personal with butterflies, stick-insects, tortoises, snakes and some small mammals. Then we will continue to the strawberry farm, where you can try some local strawberry cookies, shakes and juices. After that, we will head the Time Tunnel Gallery so you can see how this area used to look many years ago. We finish our tour at the Sam Po Buddhist temple, returning to your accommodation in the late afternoon. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure and overnight.
Day 5 - Shuttle Cameron Highlands to Penang
Take a transfer shuttle from Cameron Highlands to Penang, with its stunning beaches and smorgasbord of cultures and ethnicities.
Day 6 - Penang Free Day - Overnight Bus Penang to Melaka
Enjoy a free day to explore the rich historical buildings and influences from the British Empire in Penang, before catching an overnight transfer to Melaka.
Day 7 - Melaka Free Day
Make your way to your new accommodation as you arrive at destination, and have a full free day on your own to discover Melaka, a historical 14th century port with important commercial ties to the Chinese, Arabs and Europeans due to its strategic location. Some say it’s easy to fall in love with Melaka’s endless places to eat and interesting historical sites to visit. Overnight in Melaka.
Day 8 - Bus Melaka to Kuala Lumpur
Return to Malaysia’s busy capital city of Kuala Lumpur and enjoy your last night in this Asian metropolis where you can treat yourself with a last spicy plate of Malaysian food.
Day 9 - Airport drop off in Kuala Lumpur
Drop off at Kuala Lumpur airport after checkout - End of the trip.