5-Day Malaysia Roundtrip (Singapore to Penang): Group Journey

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Tour type

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 5 Days

tour highlights

  • Take a scenic train ride from Singapore to Johor Bahru
  • Explore the historical sites of charming Malacca
  • Discover Kuala Lumpur, a shopper's paradise
  • Admire the Lata Iskandar Waterfall
  • Embark on a tour of the picturesque Cameron Highlands

tour details

You’ll commence your tour in sunny Singapore before departing by train to Johor Bahru and Malacca. Here you’ll experience the colonial charm of this town as you explore the Kapitan Kling Mosque, Jonker’s Street and the famous Porta de Santiago. The following day you’ll depart for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city and a true shopper’s paradise! Here you’ll have plenty of time to explore the main points of interest including the King’s Palace, Independent Square and the world’s tallest free standing Flag Pole. Other highlights from your tour include visits to Kuala Selangor, the impressive Batu Caves and the picturesque Cameron Highlands. As you tour the highlands, you’ll visit a tea plantation, a vegetable farm and the lively market square. You’ll conclude your tour in historic Penang.

Meet at your hotel lobby between 08.00-08.15am hours. Cross border to Johor Bahru. Change vehicle before reaching Malacca city, you will pass through some Malay and Chinese Villages seeing the architectural their home being designed with traditional culture.
After lunch (lunch on own account OR lunch supplement charge separately), tour the historical sites such as Cheng Hoon Teng Temple - the oldest functioning Chinese Temple in Malaysia, Kapitan Kling Mosque, Jonker's Street (Antique Row), Baba and Nyonya Museum, Stathuys Building, Malacca Clock Tower, Christ Church and the famous Porta de Santiago.

Accommodation at SWISS GARDEN HOTEL MELAKA or similar.


Meals included:None
Depart by 09.00 hours to Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia (with en route stops to visit a typical Malays House) and the countryside. Lunch along the way. On arrival at Kuala Lumpur proceed on to a city tour of Kuala Lumpur. Places to be visited are the King's Palace (photo stop), National Mosque, Independent Square, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Selangor Club, St. Mary's Church and the world's tallest free standing Flag Pole. Pass by colorful Chinatown.

Accommodation at SWISS GARDEN HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR or similar.

Meals included:Breakfast
Free at leisure in the morning. Check out Kuala Lumpur, a shopping paradise! Around 15:30 hrs, we proceed to Kuala Selangor, situated about 90 minutes drive away from Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Selangor has much to offer especially to those who wish to take a peek at Malaysian rural life.
Fishing and farming are the main occupations here, although a large part of the area has also been cultivated with oil palm and rubber. Upon arrival, you will be taken to a visit a Chinese fishing village. Tour break for dinner. You may want to try a sumptuous Chinese seafood dinner (dinner on own account OR dinner supplement charge separately). After which we will treat you to the highlight of the evening: fireflies watching. You will be rowed upstream where you can see thousands of fireflies flickering like Christmas lights in mangrove trees lining the banks of the river. After this tour, you are driven back to the city, reaching KL city around 11pm.

Accommodation at SWISS GARDEN HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR or similar.

Meals included:Breakfast
After breakfast, we depart to the countryside. We make a short stop at the Selangor Pewter factory, then proceed to visit the Batu Caves, a huge limestone outcrop that houses some very ornate Hindu temples. Batu Caves is popular place of worship for the Hindus and each year during their auspicious celebration of Thaipusam hundreds of thousands of Hindu will throng the temple. After which we proceed to Cameron Highlands, which is 1542 meters above sea level. We will proceed north to the Hill Resort of Cameron Highlands, making another en route stop to visit a cottage industry making bamboo baskets and the Lata Iskandar Waterfall. Upon arrival at the Cameron Highlands, check in at the hotel. Rest of the afternoon/evening is free at your own leisure.

Accommodation at STRAWBERRY PARK RESORT or similar.

Meals included:Breakfast
Breakfast at hotel. After which, proceed for a tour of Cameron Highlands visiting a tea plantation, tea factory, a vegetable farm and the market square. Following which, you will continue the journey and drive towards Penang, En route visits along the way include the Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple in Ipoh, the Ubudiah Mosque and Iskandariah Palace in Kuala Kangsar. Cross over to Penang, using the forth longest bridge in the Southeast Asia arriving in the evening. Tour ends upon arrival in Penang.

(Note: The tea plantation is closed on Mondays)

Meals included:Breakfast

includes

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • All overland transfers
  • Sightseeing as specified in the program with an English or German speaking driver cum guide (no guide service during the train ride from Singapore to Tampin).
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Package includes GST 6% (Good and Service Tax)

excludes

  • Domestic airfare and/or International airfare to/from Malaysia (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals

notes

  • Hotels can be changed without prior notice, but substitute will be within the offered category.
  • Tours will be offered as stated in the program, but some may be done on different days than stated in the program. For example, if our program states a city tour on Day 1, it may be postponed to Day 3 instead, without any prior notice given.
  • Lunch on Day 1, 2, 4 & 5 and Dinner on Day 3 is optional
  • see meal supplement in price list.
Tour code: SINDMR5J18

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