7-Day Malaysia Roundtrip (Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur): Group Discovery

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Tour type

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 7 Days

tour highlights

  • Explore the fascinating Batu Caves complex
  • Enjoy a half day tour of Penang
  • Sample some of Kota Bahru's local sweets and delicacies
  • See the antics of trained monkeys plucking coconuts
  • Take in the breathtaking views of tropical rainforests

tour details

Beginning in Kuala Lumpur, your first stop will be the Batu Caves, a truly remarkable religious sight! From here you’ll make your way to the picturesque Cameron Highlands, home to tea plantations and vegetable farms. Next you’ll continue to Penang, stopping at the Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple and Iskandariah Palace along the way. Upon arrival in Penang, you’ll embark on visits to a batik factory, the Snake Temple and Wat Chayamangalaram. Other highlights include the tropical rainforests of Kota Bharu, a wet market, and Pulau Duyong Besar, the largest island on the estuary. The fishing boats built here use age-old techniques and are fine examples of the area’s rich history. You’ll conclude with a visit to a local village to observe the fascinating customs still practiced today.

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:None
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 Perak Cave Temple, a limestone caves temple located on the northern part just outside of the city. This cave complex is extensive, with its main chamber containing many Buddha images, a huge bell and many beutifully painted murals. Continued to 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.

Accommodation at SUNWAY HOTEL GEORGETOWN or similar

(Note: The tea plantation is closed on Mondays)

Meals included:Breakfast
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for a half day "Around Penang" tour with visits to a batik factory, a nutmeg and clove stall, the Snake Temple and Wat Chayamangalaram Temple. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Accommodation at SUNWAY HOTEL GEORGETOWN or similar.

Meals included:Breakfast
Breakfast at hotel. After which, drive towards Kota Bharu using the East-West Highway. This offers breathtaking views of the tropical rainforest. If you are lucky you may have to stop for elephants crossing the road. You should arrive in Kota Bharu in the evening.

Note: Some places in the East Coast are closed on Fridays and during Ramadhan fasting month.

Accommodation at PERDANA HOTEL KOTA BHARU or similar.

Meals included:Breakfast
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning have a short orientation tour through Kota Bharu. Visit the colorful wet market. You will notice that most of the traders are women, which is a very unique culture of Kelantan State. You can find a variety of local items like batik clothes, cloth of exotic patterns, fruits, vegetables etc. The city is also famous for its silverware and trinkets, kite making, top spinning and songket weaving. See how brown sugar is tap and process. This town also offers a wide variety of local sweet cakes and delicacies, unique in this part of the country.
Continue journey to Terengganu.
Visit Pulau Duyong Besar, the largest island in the estuary. Fishing boats are built here using age old techniques and tools. Drive along Chinatown and view the Maziah Palace and State Mosque.

Note: Some places in the East Coast are closed on Fridays and during Ramadhan fasting month.

Accommodation at PRIMULA BEACH HOTEL TERENGGANU or similar.

Meals included:Breakfast
Breakfast at hotel. Today depart to Kuantan with en route visit to Cherating Village. Stop at local villages to observe the traditional way of living. See pandan leaves being weaved into bags, mats and crafts and see the antiques of trained monkey plucking coconuts. Free at own leisure in Cherating.

Note: Some places in the East Coast are closed on Fridays and during Ramadhan fasting month.

Accommodation at IMPIANA RESORT CHERATING or SWISS GARDEN BEACH RESORT

Meals included:Breakfast
Breakfast at hotel. Drive from Kuantan back to Kuala Lumpur.

Meals included:Breakfast

includes

  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • All overland transfers
  • Sightseeing as specified in the program with an English or German speaking driver cum guide
  • 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 is optional
  • see meal supplement in price list.
Tour code: KULDMR7J

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