Combine your Malaysia tour with a delightful Singapore sojourn. With a vibrant melting pot of culture, heritage, cuisine and natural beauty, and unique experiences curated by our destination experts, there are charming surprises awaiting you around every corner. End your private Southeast Asia vacation with some sun and sand at Langkawi’s gorgeous beaches.
Singapore, a city state on the Malaysian peninsula, is a melting pot of cultures. Modern skyscrapers stand next to Indian temples, while shopping malls rub shoulders with Chinatown in Singapore.
Personalized City Tour & Botanical Garden Visit
Explore the history and immerse yourself in the lifestyle of multicultural Singapore! Stroll through the city’s colonial district and see the Padang, the massive open playing field surrounded by several important monuments. Look out for the iconic Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, which is a performing arts centre near the mouth of Singapore River. Stop to admire the towering Merlion statue, a mythical half-lion, half-fish, the city’s most famous tourist symbol. Head to the Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of the oldest and most important Hokkien temples in Singapore before proceeding to the Botanical Gardens, a 161-year-old tropical garden which is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, drive to the vibrant Chinatown and Little India, originally a division of colonial Singapore where Tamil immigrants would reside under the British policy of ethnic segregation. End the tour with a cup of coffee at one of the lively street side cafes. (Duration: Half Day; Flexible Timings; Private Activity & Transfers; Meals Not Included; Fitness Level: Easy; Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes; Don’t forget your camera; Please note that the best time to travel is November to February.)
Malacca offers oodles of medieval charm, delicious cuisine, a cosmopolitan crowd and quaint alleyways lined with picturesque buildings!
Malacca City Highlights: Half Day Tour Discover the medieval charm, delicious cuisine, and cosmopolitan character of Malacca. The city abounds in historical sights such as St. Paul’s Hill, where St. Francis Xavier was interned, and the beautiful Portuguese fortress of Porta De Santiago. Begin your day by climbing uphill for magnificent views of the city below. Next on your itinerary is the beautiful Independence Memorial which houses many a document and items related to Malacca’s struggle for liberation. Look out for splendid views of the Melaka Sultanate Palace before heading to the Street of Harmony in the lively Chinatown. There is much to see at the Dutch Square as well, such as the famous Stadthuys and the charming Queen Victoria’s Fountain. Sample some of Malacca’s mouth-watering local delicacies during your tour, before heading off to Bukit Cina, a historic hillside. The ancient Hang Li Poh’s Well nearby is well worth a visit. (Half Day; Private Activity & Transfers; Duration: 4 hrs; Fitness level: Easy)
Kuala Lumpu, or KL, as it is better known among aficionados – is your gateway to Southeast Asia. The city made its debut on the world stage back in the late 19th century, when the British made it the capital of Peninsular Malaysia.
Half Day Putrajaya Discovery Tour Discover Putrajaya, the architectural marvel of Malaysia’s administrative hub, which is just half an hour away from Kuala Lumpur. This planned urban city is centered around a vast, artificial lake, skirted by landscaped gardens and manicured, open green areas. Drive through exotic boulevards and green avenues of the self-sufficient township while you marvel at the modern architecture of its towering buildings. See the Prime Minister’s Office and Official Residence, and visit the majestic Putra Mosque and Putra Bridge that define this incredible urban creation. Enjoy a peaceful and tranquil cruise down the Putrajaya Lake, drinking in the exotic beauty of your surrounding landscape. (Half Day; Private Activity & Transfers; Duration: 3.5 hrs; Fitness level: Easy)
Kuala Lumpur City Highlights Discover the old roots of Kuala Lumpur on this day tour, tracing the journey of this colonial capital to its modern avatar. Begin your day with a visit to the Royal Selangor Pewter Visitor’s Centre that charts the early growth of KL as a 19th-century Chinese mining town. You will also visit the River Confluence, the birthplace of this frenetic Asian metropolis. See the imposing Sultan Abdul Samad Building that was built as the secretariat of the colonial government in the late 19th century. Its Indo-Saracenic style was to influence the architecture of much of the city during the period. The national aspirations of modern Malaysia are visible in the Independence Square and the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery with its large-scale model of the city. Your half-day city tour will end with an exploration of the giant limestone Batu Caves, a holy Hindu shrine north of the city. (Half Day; Private Activity & Transfers; Duration: 4.5 hrs; Fitness level: Easy; Please wear comfortable shoes.)
Taman Negara National Park translates simply as ‘national park’ in Malay! This is perhaps the most popular rainforest within Malaysia, and among the best preserved in all of Southeast Asia.
Two Night Program At Taman Negara Day 1: Take an unforgettable trip to the Malaysia’s famed tropical rainforest – Taman Negara. You can spend your day relaxing in the lap of nature and exploring the lush surroundings of your resort. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner and watch an enlightening video about this historical park. You may just spot some nocturnal species on your night walk through the jungle. Day 2: After breakfast, set out in the morning to the world’s longest canopy walkway. This suspended bridge is the perfect vantage point for wildlife watching. Take a trek up to Teresek Hill through the scenic route of gushing river, towering trees and vibrant birdlife. The view from the top is an absolute delight of sweeping hills and valleys of this tropical paradise. After a scrumptious lunch, travel onward to Lata Berkoh cascades on a peaceful boat ride. Spend the afternoon enjoying the lively rapids and soaking in the atmosphere at Taman Negara. Day 3: After breakfast, it is time to check out and return to civilization. (Full day; Group Activity; Fitness level: Easy; Please bring swimwear, binoculars, towels, sunblock, insect repellent, leech sock, hat, torchlight, raincoat and comfortable shoes)
Cameron Highlands is a velvety emerald expanse of undulating hill country that exudes fresh air and charm by the gallons!
Half Day Hills & Forest Walk Discovery, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
On this exploratory walk accompanied by an experienced naturalist, immerse yourself in the natural beauty, biodiversity and ecology of a dense rainforest in the Cameron Highlands. The montane rainforest is nestled in the Titiwangsa range, estimated to have evolved more than 130 million years ago. The area has 1,750-2,000 mm of rainfall and is warm year-round, making it the perfect habitat for a variety of flora and fauna. Suitable for seasoned trekkers and novices alike, this trail takes you deep into the heart of the montane forests. Your naturalist guide will reveal the hidden secrets of the rainforest and point out the most amazing flora, such as pitcher plants, wild orchids, epiphytes growing on tree trunks, huge tree ferns and lipstick plants. More than seventy species of colorful birds have been spotted in this tropical paradise with trogons, whistling thrushes and forktails being the most common. (Duration: 3.5 hrs; Time: Departs at 0900 hrs; Private Activity; No Transfers; Fitness Level: Moderate)
Penang is a coastal slice of Malaysia that lies right by the Strait of Malacca. It is perhaps one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse travel destinations on the face of this earth.
Penang City Explorer Tour
Your first stop on this five-hour tour is the Wat Chayamangkalaram, or Reclining Buddha Temple, which houses one of the world’s longest reclining Buddha statues. Then go back in time to Penang’s colonial past with a visit to the Colonial Penang Museum. Make a quick stop at the Cocoa Boutique for some retail therapy before the tour moves downtown to the heritage zone. The heart of the zone is Fort Cornwallis. Built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century, its structure and cannons stand proudly to this day. A walk on the Clan Jetty gives you views of the traditional houses built on stilts. Complete the tour with a slow drive through the Street Of Harmony, where you can find places of worship for all the four main religions: St. George’s Church, the Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Temple), the Sri Mahamariamman Temple and the Kapitan Keling Mosque. (Duration: Half Day; Private activity; Meal: No; Fitness level: Easy)
George Town Heritage Tour on a Trishaw
Go back in time as you explore George Town in a trishaw, the city’s oldest mode of transportation. Your five-hour guided tour begins at Fort Cornwallis, the largest standing fort in Malaysia. As you wind your way through the city’s narrow lanes, you will pass the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, presented to Penang by local millionaire Cheah Chen Eok in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the Queen. Cruise through Little India, with its colourful saree shops and array of spices. Spot St. George’s church, the oldest Anglican Church in South-East Asia. Your ride ends at The Blue Mansion, the most photographed building in George Town. This 38-room, 220-window mansion was commissioned by Cheong Fatt Tze, a Hakka merchant known as the ‘Rockefeller of the East,’ for his seventh and favourite wife. An indigo-based lime wash gives the building its distinctive blue colour. (Duration: Half Day; Trishaw ride will be for 2 hrs;Private activity; Fitness level: Easy)
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