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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      USD $1,695
      CAD $1,755
      AUD $1,720
      EUR €1,185
      GBP £995
      NZD $1,910
      ZAR R17,175
      CHF FR1,430
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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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

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 and trek through exotic jungle, perhaps picking up some local knowledge about traditional uses of various plants and flowers.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 3

Days 6-8 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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Day 9 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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 10-11 Malay Homestay

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 practise your kayaking skills. In the evening, enjoy a traditional banquet of regional delicacies.
ACCOM: Homestay - 2

Days 12-14 Penang

Travel to Penang and explore historic Georgetown on a walking tour. Visit Kek Lok Si Temple and Fort Cornwallis, remains of the original British fort. Make the most of the island’s stunning beaches and incredible cuisine before this Malay journey comes to an end.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2