Classic Malaysia & Thailand Overview

Travel to South-East Asia and visit Malaysia and Thailand on an Intrepid Comfort trip. Tour from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka then on to Penang, Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Visit Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Bangkok as you explore Malaysia and Thailand.

Sample the delights of South-East Asia as we bring you the best of Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Our journey through Thailand and the Malay Peninsula covers all the must-sees including glittering temples, palace ruins, tribal performances, traditional food, colonial cities, pristine beaches and a large dose of culture. Visit Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Bangkok and Chiang Mai as you sit back and enjoy the ride in comfort.

  • Experience Thailand's H'mong hilltribe culture
  • Follow in the footsteps of old-world traders in historic Melaka
  • Join a cooking school in Chiang Mai
  • Meet elephants in Lampang
  • Peer into the past in old Penang
  • See the infamous yet beautiful River Kwai
  • Soak up the beauty of Kuala Lumpur's modern skyline
  • Update your wardrobe in the ultra-chic shops of Orchard Road

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Singapore, Singapore
  • Finish:

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    16 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (11 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt), Resort (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus, Public bus, Sammlaw (cycle rickshaw), Train, Trishaw, Van
  • Included activities:

    Baba Nyonya cooking class, Bangkok - Grand Palace, Bangkok - Khlong boat (canal) tour, Chiang Mai - Baan Thai Cookery School half-day course OR Half-day cycling, Chiang Mai - Doi Suthep temple, Kanchanaburi - Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, Kanchanaburi - War Cemetery (POW Cemetery), Kuala Kangsar Royal Town Tour, Kuala Lumpur - City tour, Lampang - Friends of the Asian Elephant, Langkawi - Cable Car, Langkawi - Island Tour, Malay Homestay - Village Walk, Penang - Fort Cornwallis, Penang - Half Day Sightseeing, Penang - Kek Lok Si, Sukhothai - Historical park guided cycle tour & home-cooked picnic lunch

  • Notes:

    1. The flight between Pulau Langkawi and Bangkok is NOT included. Please see important notes for details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. 3. An arrival transfer in Singapore is available please advise your flight details at time of booking. We also provide an arrival airport transfer in Bangkok on Day 10 of this trip. Please also advise us of your flight details at time of booking. 4. Please note we do not include a departure transfer in Langawki from your hotel to the airport. Your hotel will be able to organise transport for you to the airport. The airport is only 15 minutes drive away.

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Day 1 Singapore

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.

Days 2-3 Melaka

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

Days 4-5 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 6 Malay Homestay

Located on a picturesque lake just outside of Kuala Kangsar, a stay in the traditional home of some long-time Intrepid friends offers a truly memorable cultural experience.

Day 7 Penang

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.

Days 8-9 Pulau Langkawi

The largest island in the Langkawi archipelago, Pulau Langkawi is an island paradise with white, sandy beaches, pristine jungle and traditional rural areas.

Days 10-11 Bangkok

Arrive in Thailand and jump straight into the fray in Bangkok - a modern city with an ancient heart. Visit the Emerald Buddha housed beneath the gleaming spires of the Grand Palace and cruise the canals to see the contrast between city and canal-side life.

Days 12-13 Chiang Mai

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.

Day 14 H'mong Lodge

Originally from mountainous areas of southern China, the H'mong people are made up of eighteen clans. Witness their colourful culture on a fascinating lodge stay.

Day 15 Lampang - Sukhothai

With some of the most impressive ruins in Thailand, Sukhothai is a friendly town with a wealth of fabulous sights to see.

Days 16-17 Kanchanaburi/River Kwai

Famed as the location of the Bridge on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi is a beautiful town surrounded by verdant jungle, waterfalls and rivers.

Days 18-19 Bangkok

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.
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      MYR 100 Melaka - Trishaw Tour
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