Best of Malaysia Itinerary

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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Thean hou temple, Kuala Lumpur

Local taking part of in a Hindu ceremony

Local produce at a Malaysian market


Day 1 Kuala Lumpur

A finely woven tapestry of Indian, Chinese and ethnic Malay cultures gives Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur its distinct identity, as well as its delicious array of cuisines - just follow the spicy aromas to the night market and dive straight in.
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Day 2 Melaka

Climb into the backseat of a trishaw to explore the colonial streets of historic Melaka. Afterwards, take some time to wander about, absorbing Melaka’s wonderful atmosphere.
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Days 3-5 Taman Negara National Park

Venture into ancient rainforest in Malaysia's Taman Negara National Park, taking it all in from a canopy walk suspended high in the treetops. Brave river rapids in a longtail boat before returning to the guesthouse for a home-cooked Malay meal.
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Day 6 Kuala Terengganu

Travel east towards the coastline, arriving in Kuala Terengganu. While here, trawl the local market for traditional handicrafts and batik sarongs or visit the stunning waterside mosques.
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Days 7-9 Perhentian Islands

Swim in sparkling turquoise waters, snorkel among unspoilt reefs or swing in a hammock while on some of the most beautiful islands on the planet - Malaysia's Perhentian Islands.
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Day 10 Kota Bharu

Discover the secrets of local silversmiths, watch giant kites being flown or learn the art of batik. Take time to sample the delicious regional delicacies such as nasi ulam and keropok losong.
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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.
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Days 13-14 Kuala Lumpur

Enjoy a city tour in Kuala Lumpur. At night, why not head down to Jalan Petaling to encounter its hotchpotch of hawkers and street merchants.
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