Packages Accommodations and Itinerary
ITINERARY:Day 01 - Wed – Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands (220 km)
After breakfast, drive North towards Cameron Highland stopping en-route at Lata Iskandar Waterfall and a native settlement. Tour the Highlands visiting the tea plantation, tea factory (factory operations is closed on Mon & public holidays), market place and butterfly farm.
Day 02 – Thu – Cameron Highlands – Penang (330 km) [B]
Early morning set off to Penang. Stop at the Royal town of Kuala Kangsar. Drive around Bukit Chandan and view Malaysia’s unique architecture of the exterior of Masjid Ubudiah, Istana Iskandariah, and Gallery Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, with photo stop. Discover the rich history of the Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar on a river cruise. Visit one of the last few keris (dagger) making craftsmen, the keris is a status symbol for Malay Royalties and Dignitaries. Visit the Labu Sayong Center where unique shaped pots are made with deft hands and creative inspirations mostly by womenfolk. Cross over to Penang, the “Pearl of the Orient” via one of the longest bridges in the world.
Day 03 – Fri – Discovery Tour of Georgetown, Penang [B]
Today visit the 3rd longest reclining Buddha figure in the world followed by Kek Lok Si Temple, the Temple of 1000 Buddhas. Visit Fort Cornwallis, the water village of The Clan Jetties at Weld Quay and “The Street of Harmony” where churches, Chinese temples, mosques and Hindu temples harmonious exist side by side. Be amazed by the intricate Khoo Kong Si clan’s house. Enjoy a breezy trishaw ride. The rest of the day is free to spend at leisure.
Day 04 – Sat – Penang – Kota Bharu (400 km) [B]
Today, travel from the west to the east of Peninsular Malaysia through the main mountain range, take in breathtaking views of the dense tropical rain forest. En-route, rest at Banding Island with its scenic view of Temenggor Lake. Continue to Kota Bharu, Kelantan, a friendly small town.
Day 05 – Sun – Kota Bharu – Kuala Terengganu (170 km) [B]
This morning visits the famous and colourful famous wet market of Kota Bharu. Witness the traditional lifestyle of villagers such as silver handicraft, Songket weaving and the traditional Wau (kite) making. Enjoy the scenic drive along the coastline southward towards Kuala Terengganu. Enjoy some delectable local chips made of fish or prawn. See a monkey plucking coconuts. The rest of the afternoon is free to spend at leisure.
Day 06 – Mon – Kuala Terengganu – Kuantan (250 km) [B]
Drive further South towards Kuantan. En-route visit Pulau Duyong, famous traditional boat making. Explore the Islamic Civilization showcasing twenty replicas of great Islamic monuments of the world. Taste the popular Malay delicacy of this region, “lemang”, rice cooked with coconut milk in bamboo. Visit scenic coastal fishing villages and a turtle information Centre. Enjoy a local tea break. Visit the Batik Gallery, Malaysia’s famous art textile made from wax, using hand-drawn or hand-blocked technique.
Day 07 – Tue – Kuantan – Kuala Lumpur (270 km) [B]
Early morning set off to Kuala Lumpur. En-route stop at the quaint historic town of Sungai Lembing situated North –West from Kuantan. Stop at a hanging bridge for a scenic view of the surroundings. Visit Sungai Lembing Museum, dedicated to the memories of the heydays of Sungai Lembing as the town with the largest, longest and deepest subterranean tin mine in the world. Continue to experience the living museum on foot and visit the underground tunnel which once known as the El-Dorado of the East. Continue and drop-off in Kuala Lumpur.