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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 $1,775
      CAD $1,835
      AUD $1,790
      EUR €1,240
      GBP £1,040
      NZD $2,000
      ZAR R17,975
      CHF FR1,495
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Best of Malaysia.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel to Kuala Lumpur and experience the Best of Malaysia

Travel to South-East Asia and experience the very best of Malaysia. Since its emergence from colonial rule, Malaysia has developed a reputation as a land of diverse cultures, exotic foods and natural beauty. On this adventure, we take you where the action is - past outstanding colonial architecture, among friendly locals, close to exotic marine life and into ancient rainforests. Amble along forest walks, haggle in some of Asia's best markets, discover perfect beachside paradise and make friends with welcoming locals. This trip introduces the best of Malaysia and gives an inside glimpse to this fascinating country.

  • Discover a cultural melting pot in Kuala Lumpur
  • Explore historic Melaka by trishaw
  • Trek through Taman Negara's ancient rainforest
  • Feast on traditional Malay cuisine on a village homestay
  • Swim in the sparkling waters of the Perhentian Islands
  • See traditional Malay industries being practised in the markets of Kota Bharu

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Finish:

    Pulau Penang, Malaysia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (3 nts), Homestay (2 nts), Hotel (8 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Ferry, Longtail boat, Public bus, Speed boat, Taxi, Trishaw, Van
  • Included activities:

    Canopy Walk - Taman Negara, Half-day snorkelling trip, Jungle waterfall walk and village tour, Kuala Kangsar - Royal Town Tour, Longtail boat trip, Melaka - Trishaw Tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    283kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $1,775
    CAD $1,835
    AUD $1,790
    EUR €1,240
    GBP £1,040
    NZD $2,000
    ZAR R17,975
    CHF FR1,495
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $126
    CAD $131
    AUD $127
    EUR €88
    GBP £74
    NZD $142
    ZAR R1,283
    CHF FR106
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Day 1 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 2 Melaka

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

Days 3-5 Taman Negara National Park

Reportedly the world's oldest tropical rainforest, stunning Taman Negara National Park is rich in plant, bird and wildlife, has extensive jungle hiking trails and plenty of river activities.

Days 6-8 Perhentian Islands

With two to choose from, the Perhentian Islands have everything needed to make an idyllic tropical paradise - perfect beaches, gorgeous weather and turquoise waters.

Day 9 Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the place to immerse in Malay culture with its great architecture, fascinating museums and delectable traditional cuisine.

Days 10-11 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.

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.
    • 14
    • TMSA
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,775
      CAD $1,835
      AUD $1,790
      EUR €1,240
      GBP £1,040
      NZD $2,000
      ZAR R17,975
      CHF FR1,495
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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