Malaysia 2024/2025: the Country of Contrasts

11 days
03-06-2024 11-11-2024 03-10-2025
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Price $2395

Price includes

  • Accommodation in high-standard tourist hotels, double occupancy.
  • Airport transfers for seamless arrivals and departures.
  • Daily breakfasts for a nourishing start.
  • Comprehensive transportation throughout the entire tour.
  • Coverage of the flight ticket for the Penang – Langkawi route.
  • English-speaking tour guide assistance.
  • Local guide assistance.
  • Entrance tickets to all specified attractions, enhancing your travel experience.

The price does not include

  • International airfare.
  • Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.

Welcome to Malaysia, a land of mesmerizing diversity and captivating contrasts! Our journey through this enchanting country will take you on a remarkable adventure, unveiling a tapestry of cultures, landscapes, and experiences that will leave you awe-struck.

Malaysia, situated in Southeast Asia, is a harmonious blend of modernity and tradition, bustling cities and pristine nature, and a rich tapestry of ethnicities. From the gleaming skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur to the ancient rainforests of Borneo, from the historic charm of Penang to the serene beauty of Langkawi’s beaches, Malaysia offers a kaleidoscope of experiences.

Join us on this extraordinary voyage through Malaysia, where every corner reveals a new facet of this beautiful country, and where the diversity of cultures and landscapes will leave an indelible mark on your travel memories. Malaysia 2024 is a journey of contrasts, surprises, and unforgettable moments that will ignite your sense of exploration and leave you with a profound appreciation for this diverse and captivating nation.

 

 


Travel itinerary

1.day

Flight to Kuala Lumpur

Experience Malaysia’s enchanting allure as we kick off our journey with passport and baggage check-in, preparing for a flight to the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur. Join us in exploring Malaysia’s rich heritage and modern marvels in this immersive adventure.

Malaysia

2.day

Kuala Lumpur

“Selamat Datang” or Welcome to Malaysia! Upon arrival, we’ll transfer you to a centrally located Kuala Lumpur hotel. Enjoy some well-deserved relaxation and free time after your journey, preparing for the exciting adventures ahead.

3.day

Batu Caves

Embark on a post-breakfast exploration starting with the renowned Batu Caves, a significant Hindu pilgrimage site and home to limestone formations dating back approximately 400 million years. Witness the sacred ambiance, particularly during Thaipusam celebrations. Delve into the Dark Cave situated just before the Main Cave entrance.

Our Kuala Lumpur exploration continues, featuring prominent landmarks like the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Central Market, Thean Hou Temple, Little India, and Jamek Mosque.

Concluding the day, we’ll ascend the Twin Towers’ Skybridge, marveling at the 88-story architectural marvel that graces the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

4.day

Cameron Highlands

After breakfast, our journey unfolds as we venture from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands, with an estimated travel time of 3.5 hours. By noon, we’ll arrive at the intriguing Kellie’s Castle in Batu Gajah.

This unfinished mansion, in ruins, bears the imprint of Scottish planter William Kellie-Smith. Various accounts suggest it was intended as a gift for his wife or as a residence for his son. Explore the enigmatic history and architecture of this unique site.

5.day

Cameron Highlands, Tea Plantation

Today, we explore the picturesque Cameron Highlands, beginning with a visit to the renowned Sungai Palas Tea Plantation, one of Southeast Asia’s key estates.

As we ascend to the highest peak, we’ll encounter lush forests, misty landscapes, and a unique cloud forest ecosystem that makes this destination truly enchanting.

6.day

Penang Island

Today’s itinerary includes a scenic journey from Cameron Highlands to Penang Island, with an estimated travel time of approximately 4 hours.

Immerse yourself in the picturesque landscapes and prepare for a seamless transition to the vibrant charms of Penang.

7.day

Penang Island

Today’s exploration of Penang Island commences with a visit to Kek Lok Si, nestled away from the bustling city of Penang. Marvel at magnificent depictions of Buddha, adorned with hundreds of exquisite sculptures and paintings inside and outside temples, pagodas, and gates.

Our journey continues to Penang Hill, situated in the town of Georgetown. At an elevation of 833 meters, it provides breathtaking views of the cityscape. We’ll ascend to the summit via a cable car.

Additionally, we’ll explore the Wat Chayamangalaram Temple, housing the reclining Buddha. Our itinerary also includes visits to the Burmese Dharmikarama Temple, the UNESCO-listed Old Town of George Town, the Penang Peranakan Mansion, and the Esplanade area. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Penang.

8.day

Dream Forest Langkawi

Today’s itinerary features a visit to the verdant haven of Dream Forest Langkawi, a place that captivates with its mystical ambiance and unspoiled beauty. Concealed beneath the towering emerald canopies of trees lies a rich biodiversity, home to vibrant bird species and elusive wild animals.

Tranquil paths guide us to concealed waterfalls and natural pools, while the hanging bridges add to the allure. Dream Forest stands as a testament to the enduring enchantment of nature, serving as a sanctuary for those in search of peace and tranquility. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Dream Forest Langkawi.

9.day

Langkawi Skzbridge and Cabel Car

Malaysia and Langkawi present a myriad of attractions, encompassing sightseeing, nature trekking, and water activities. Today’s highlight is the visit to the world’s most spectacular bridge – the Langkawi Skybridge.

Our exploration will extend to Eagle Square, the Mahsuri Mausoleum, Kuah Town, the Art and Craft Center, and the Perdana Gallery. Immerse yourself in the diverse wonders of Malaysia and Langkawi, offering a harmonious blend of natural beauty and cultural richness.

10.day

Langkawi Mangrove

Today, we embark on a boat trip along the Malacca Strait. We’ll marvel at the mangrove plants, whose crucial role in maintaining water quality and clarity cannot be overstated.

These plants serve as natural filters, purifying water by trapping pollutants and sediment from the land. Immerse yourself in the ecological wonders of this journey as we witness the significance of mangroves in preserving the environmental balance.

11.day

Departure from Malaysia

We trust you relished your time in Malaysia! As we bid adieu to the group, a return flight home awaits us.

We extend an invitation to join Rek Travel Adventure on upcoming tours to captivating destinations like  Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and beyond. Keep the spirit of exploration alive!

Malaysia 2024: A Country of Contrasts

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The company is not responsible for any loss of customer's property due to burglary, theft, loss, etc. We also do not assume responsibility for any losses incurred by the customer in motels. Rek Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to circumstances beyond its control. The customer is obliged to comply with the tour regulations. Tour participants are insured according to the requirements of the US Department of Transportation for a total amount of $500,000 (insurance policy available upon request). Participants may opt for additional insurance coverage for hospital and outpatient treatment of illnesses acquired during the tour, as well as accidents in visited facilities (further information available at the office) for an additional fee.