Malaysia: Living Like a Local

10 days

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Day 1
Depart the UK for your flight to Singapore. Flights can also be arranged from any other destination or a trip can be arranged without flights.
Day 2
Arrive to Singapore and transfer to your hotel for check in. This afternoon your guide will take you on a walking tour to experience the charms of old world Singapore, as well as the modern revival. Stop along the way for a Singapore Sling at the iconic Raffles Hotel.
Day 3
The historical trading port of Malacca is the next stop. Rich in history and a foodie hot spot you will tour by local trishaw, dine on delicious peranakan food and admire the Dutch architecture.
Day 4
Visit a traditional Malay village, cruise the Malacca River or simply spend the day relaxing in your boutique hideaway
Day 5
Travel 2 hours north to Kuala Lumpur. Immerse yourself in city life on a local tour before an evening street food experience - a great way to end your day and tantalise your taste-buds!
Day 6
Walk the heritage trails of Kuala Lumpur with your private guide - wind your way through Chinatown, explore the colonial architecture in the heart of the city and relax in KLCC park beneath the Petronas Towers.
Day 7
Head away from the city to visit the Batu Caves as you journey into the Cameron Highlands. The cooler weather will keep you refreshed before a leisurely afternoon of tea tasting or strolls through beautiful plantations.
Day 8
Explore the highlands by 4WD with your guide and walk the trails of the Mossy Forest, or search out the famous Rafflesia - the worlds biggest flower. This afternoon continue to Penang, stopping along the way at Perak Tong Cave Temple.
Day 9
Start the day with a rural cycle tour to explore the beauty of Penang, stopping at local villages and a coconut farm. The afternoon is free in Penang for you to explore the heart of Georgetown.
Day 10
Enjoy a leisurely morning before transferring to the airport for your departure flight

Everything we do is tailor-made; our itineraries are just suggestions to give you an idea of what is possible. Please contact us so we can tailor the perfect holiday exclusively for you.

Experience the very best of Malaysia on an immersive 10 day tour. From the melting pot of cultures amongst the bright lights of Singapore to the charming heritage style in old-town Penang you will travel the length of Malaysia savouring its natural delights (and excellent food) along the way. Travel overland by private driver, staying at boutique hideaways or opulent big city resorts as you experience the local culture first hand. A range of tours are included, as well as time to relax along the way.

This tour is ideal to combine with a visit to Borneo, a relaxing beach break or an adventurous rainforest stay to break up the travel. Contact us to discuss options to make this your ideal Malaysian getaway.

1 night Singapore – 2 nights Malacca – 2 nights Kuala Lumpur – 1 night Cameron Highlands – 2 nights Penang

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