Best of Malaysia Overview

Travel to South East Asia and see the best of Malaysia on an Intrepid Adventure tour from Kuala Lumpur. Visit ancient Melaka, Kota Bharu and Malaysia's Perhentian Islands.

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Travel to Kuala Lumpur and experience the Best of Malaysia.

Travel to South-East Asia and experience the very best of Malaysia. Since its emergence from colonial rule, Malaysia has developed a reputation as a land of diverse cultures, exotic foods and natural beauty. On this adventure, we take you where the action is - past outstanding colonial architecture, among friendly locals, close to exotic marine life and into ancient rainforests. Amble along forest walks, haggle in some of Asia's best markets, discover perfect beachside paradise and make friends with welcoming locals. This trip introduces the best of Malaysia and gives an inside glimpse to this fascinating country.

  • Discover a cultural melting pot in Kuala Lumpur
  • Explore historic Melaka in a trishaw
  • Trek through an ancient rainforest
  • Feast on traditional Malay cuisine
  • Swim in the sparkling waters of the Perhentian Islands
  • Tiptoe through the treetops on a rainforest canopy walk

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Finish:

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (3 nts), Homestay (2 nts), Hotel (8 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Longtail boat, Speed boat, Taxi, Train, Trishaw, Van
  • Included activities:

    Full day guided trek and canopy walk, Half-day snorkelling trip, Jungle waterfall walk and village tour, Longtail boat trip, Melaka - Trishaw tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    436kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    TRIP CHANGES 2013 Please note this tour will depart selected Saturdays from March - Oct in 2013, rather than on selected Fridays

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Day 1 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian food has been heavily influenced by centuries of migration and trade. Chinese, India, Portuguese, Dutch and the native Malay - Peranakan. No where is that more evident than in Kuala Lumpur.

Day 2 Melaka

An intriguing blend of Malay, Indian, Chinese and Portuguese cultures, Melaka has a wealth of interesting architecture, distinctive food and cultural heritage.

Days 3-5 Taman Negara National Park

Taman Negara National Park is home to what's considered to be the oldest rainforest in the world.

Day 6 Kuala Terengganu

While it isn't a well-known Malaysian city, Kuala Terengganu is a beautiful place with a relaxed atmosphere, amazing beaches and beautiful islands off its coast.

Days 7-9 Perhentian Islands

With two to choose from, the Perhentian Islands have everything needed to make an idyllic tropical paradise - perfect beaches, gorgeous weather and turquoise waters.

Day 10 Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the place to immerse in Malay culture with its great architecture, fascinating museums and delectable traditional cuisine.

Days 11-12 Island Hideaway

Stay with Intrepid's long-time friends in their traditional home on the shores of a picturesque lake. Wake to the sound of gibbon calls, walk through peaceful villages or swim in nearby waterfalls.

Days 13-14 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's multicultural capital, Kuala Lumpur is home to green parks, skyscrapers, tropical storms and world-renowned food and shopping.
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