Classic Malaysia & Thailand

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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.

  • Discover Thailand's golden age in sensational Sukhothai
  • Experience Thailand's H'mong hilltribe culture
  • Follow in the footsteps of old-world traders in historic Melaka
  • Meet elephants in Lampang
  • Relish the serenity of Pulau Langkawi
  • See the infamous yet beautiful River Kwai
  • Soak up the beauty of Kuala Lumpur's modern skyline
  • Visit Bangkok's temples and palaces

Classic Malaysia & Thailand Summary

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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.