13 DAYS ROUND MALAYSIA DISCOVERY
13 DAYS 12 NIGHTS
DAY 1: ARRIVE KUALA LUMPUR
On arrival at Kuala Lumpur Airport, you will be met and transferred to your city center hotel.
DAY 2: HALF DAY KUALA LUMPUR CITY TOUR
This morning join a half-day group tour of Kuala Lumpur where you will take in the sights of the Petronas Twin Towers, Jamek Mosque, Chinatown and the majestic Royal Palace. Return to your hotel in the afternoon with the remainder of the day at leisure.
DAY 3: KUALA LUMPUR – TAMAN NEGARA
Travel by road and boat to Taman Negara National Park taking in scenes of the wildlife along the riverbanks. Arrive at Kuala Tahan in the late afternoon where you will have time to relax. On arrival board a motorized boat for brief crossing to Taman Negara. Proceed to register with the Wildlife Department and check in at the Taman Negara Resort. The rest of your day is at leisure until the evening to enjoy the atmosphere in the tropical rainforest. At approximately 2030hrs you will be met by your local guide who will give you a brief introduction and your first adventure will begin with a night walk in the 130-million-year-old rainforest. Do note, however, sightings of wildlife in the dense tropical rainforest is a bonus.
DAY 4: TAMAN NEGARA
After breakfast, start with a jungle walk up Teresik Hill. This walk takes you further into the national park. At the top of Teresik Hill, a panoramic view of the tropical rainforest awaits. On a clear day, you can see Mount Tahan, the highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia. Before returning to base, we will go on a canopy walkway, built 40 meters above ground. This afternoon, board a motorized boat to the cataracts of Lata Berkoh for swimming and picnic.
DAY 5: TAMAN NEGARA
After Breakfast, enjoy the rapid shooting all the way to Kuala Terengganu (by boat), on return drop-by at Orang Asli settlement (subject to availability due to a nomadic way of living).
DAY 6: TAMAN NEGARA – CAMERON HIGHLANDS
After your morning breakfast, the journey to Tapah where the ascent to the Cameron Highlands begins and a chance to enjoy spectacular views across the jungle whilst navigating waterfalls and streams along the way. Arrive at the resort in the afternoon and enjoy the lush cool climate 1,524m above sea level.
DAY 7: CAMERON HIGHLANDS
This morning departs for an exploratory tour of Cameron Highlands, used as a retreat station for the British during the colonial days. Stop at the Sungai Palas Tea Plantation which is one of the largest in Southeast Asia. Have a cup of tea at the “Ummph” Tea café, where you will be fascinated by the wide range of tea offered. Continue your day with visits to the Rose Garden, Strawberry Farm, Butterfly Park, Honey Bee Farm and Buddhist Temple. The rest of the day at own leisure.
DAY 8: CAMERON HIGHLANDS – PENANG
Continue on towards Penang, otherwise known as the culinary capital of Malaysia for its wealth of food Centre’s. Enjoy a spot of shopping at Agro Market en-route before a visit to the Sam Poh Temple and your onward journey to the island of Penang.
DAY 9: PENANG
Enjoy a half day tour of Penang Island, passing through Fort Cornwallis and learning about its history at the State Museum. Visit the early Chinese stilted settlement, Little India, China Town and the temple of the Reclining Buddha. The rest of your stay in Penang is yours to spend at leisure.
DAY 10: FREE & EASY
Relax and enjoy your stay in Penang.
DAY 11 & 12: PENANG – PANGKOR
From Penang travel to Lumut Pier and transfer by boat to your resort. The rest of your days are at leisure.
DAY 13: DEPART PANGKOR – KUALA LUMPUR
Return by boat to Lumut Pier where you will continue by road for your return to KL International Airport. Journey time is approximately 6 hours so any onward flights must be an evening departure.