Malaysia is a melting pot of cultures and a paradise for nature lovers and shopping enthusiasts. On this trip we make an impact on the Malaysian peninsula to get a taste of Malaysian friendliness. Islam is the dominant religion in the country, but here Muslims, Buddhists and Hindus live side by side, which provides a wonderful cultural mix of food and people’s lives. On our trip to Malaysia we get to experience the big city of Kuala Lumpur, the highlands of Cameron Highlands and the beautiful port city of Malacca. The trip ends with nice lazy days on the white beach on the island of Tioman.
Day 1: Travel to Malaysia
We fly via Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur. (Meals are included on board the flight)
Day 2: Arrival Kuala Lumpur
Upon arrival in the capital, we are met by our local representative. We then travel to our hotel for check-in. In the evening we gather for a welcome dinner. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur. (Dinner included)
Day 3: Kuala Lumpur
We begin our journey in Malaysia with a city tour of the cosmopolitan capital KL as the people themselves call it. In this ultra-modern city we find a nice mix of different cultures and people. We see the magnificent Royal Palace and National Monument at Lake Gardens. We travel past the train station and stop at Independence Square before looking around Chinatown. Of course we also get the opportunity to photograph the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers that rise above the city with its 452m. The afternoon to own walks. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur. (Lunch included)
Day 4: Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands
After breakfast we travel inland. On the way to the slightly cooler highlands, there will be a stop at Iskandar waterfall and a basket weaving village. Cameron Highlands is, as the name reveals, at 1,542 masl. The area is known for its tea plantations, flower and vegetable gardens. Overnight in Cameron Highlands. (Lunch included)
Day 5: Cameron Highlands
After breakfast we continue to explore the area with its lush orchards. At the highest peak Mount Brinchang we can get a wonderful view of the surrounding landscapes. We do a walk among the rich vegetation. Here we find, among other things, the carnivorous Pitcher Plant, wild ginger and wild orchids. Then we pay a visit to Malaysia’s oldest tea factory and we get a cup of tea at “The Ummph” where we also enjoy the view of the tea fields. Overnight in Cameron Highlands. (Lunch included)
Day 6: Cameron Highlands – Malacca
We head south to Malaysia’s perhaps most beautiful city, Malacca. On the way we stop at the Tempurung cave and Palm oil plantations. With its location as a well-trafficked port city over the years, Malaysia’s oldest city has been influenced by many different peoples and cultures. The afternoon is free for your own walks. Maybe a trip to Jonker’s Street with its art and antique dealers or take a boat trip on the river. Overnight in Malacca. (Lunch included)
Day 7: Malacca
We spend the day with a city tour through the city full of interesting history. We get to see memories from the city’s different eras such as the oldest Christian church; St. Peters, the largest Chinese cemetery outside China, as well as Portuguese and Dutch quarters. For lunch, we get to try a food culture unique to Malacca called Baba-nyonya with influences from the Chinese, Malaysian, Indian and European cuisine. (Lunch included)
Day 8: Malacca – Tioman
After breakfast transfer to Kuala Lumpur Domestic Airport for a short flight to the island of Tioman on Malaysia’s east coast for a few lazy beach days. Here is the peace and quiet and we have several days to enjoy nature, the beach and the nice snorkeling. Overnight at Tioman Island.
Day 9-11: Tioman
We have all day for our own walks. Overnight at Tioman Island.
Day 12: Tioman – Kuala Lumpur
Today it’s off to the airport for the short flight back to Kuala Lumpur. Here you get time on your own before we gather for a farewell dinner. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur. (Farewell dinner included)
Day 13: Departure from Kuala Lumpur The
day for your own walks in this world metropolis among glassy malls and breathtaking skyscrapers. Enjoy the tranquility of Lake Gardens or the popular life of Chinatown and enjoy a fantastic range of different restaurants and markets. In the evening transfer to the airport. (Meals are included on board the flight)
Day 14: Return
Arrival in Istanbul in the morning for further flight to the boarding place.