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Best of Thailand & Malaysia Overview
Travel to Thailand and Malaysia and visit Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur
Visit South-East Asia’s buzzing cities and pristine islands on a highlight packed journey through Thailand and Malaysia. Explore these distinct cultures, from the laidback beachside bliss of Krabi to modern Kuala Lumpur. Travel to Northern Thailand and experience the incredible hospitality of the Thai people on a rural homestay. Discover Chiang Mai, a treasure trove of glittering temples and mouth-watering cuisine, before heading south to the beach havens of Penang and Phi Phi island. Contrast the sights and sounds of South-East Asia by ending the trip in ultra-modern Singapore, a glimpse of the future and a great place to explore.
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Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.
With some of the most impressive ruins in Thailand, Sukhothai is a friendly town with a wealth of fabulous sights to see.
Lampang is a northern Thai city with interesting temples and great bars - and where the horse and cart is still used for transport, mainly for tourists though.
An experience like no other, spend the night with a welcoming Thai family, learning about their lives and traditions before sharing a delicious dinner.
Awash with stunning temples, fabulous markets and a lively city centre, charming Chiang Mai is rich in culture and the gateway to the northern hilltribes.
Bangkok is more than just colourful city streets, khlongs (canals) weave their way through suburbs, forest parks green up the city and Buddhist temples help bring serenity.
Khao Sok National Park is simply breathtaking. Dense rainforests hide a myriad of exotic animals and plants, and walking trails revel awesome waterfalls, lakes and caves.
Get under the skin of the culture and experience the life of a local on a village homestay in Thailand.
With powdery white-sand beaches, limestone karsts jutting out of cerulean waters and jaw-dropping scenery both in and out of the water, Krabi is a slice of paradise.
Penang - Malaysia's prized island - has a beautiful coastline, wonderful cuisine and its colonial heritage is still present in amongst the modern skyscrapers that tower over Georgetown.
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.
An intriguing blend of Malay, Indian, Chinese and Portuguese cultures, Melaka has a wealth of interesting architecture, distinctive food and cultural heritage.
Made up of 63 islands, Singapore is a thriving country with amazing food, wonderful shopping, lush parks, excellent nightlife and a fascinating blend of cultures.
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