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Peninsular Roundtrip (6D5N Kuala Lumpur - Terengganu)

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Peninsular Roundtrip (6D5N Kuala Lumpur - Terengganu)

Discover Malaysia’s natural beauty along this trip. View the country’s breathtaking landscape as we travel through Cameron Highlands to Penang. We will visit heritage places in Penang and experience the colourful market in Kota Bharu and panaromic view of Kuala Terengganu. You'll get the chance to see the making of Malay's traditional crafts like keris, tekat, batik, songket and boat in Kuala Kangsar.

DAY 1

Kuala Lumpur– Cameron Highlands (220 km)

Depart by 0830AM for Cameron Highland located at 1542 meters above sea level and noted for its tea plantations and cool temperatures. Stop on the way for a visit to see the cottage industry of basket weaving followed by Lata Iskandar Waterfall and a native settlement. Immerse in the cool, crisp air of Cameron Highlands with its wonderful scenery. Tour of Cameron Highlands consists of the tea plantation, tea factory, market place and butterfly farm. Overnight. NOTE: • Tea factory operation is closed on Monday and public holidays. Read more

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DAY 2

Cameron Highlands – Penang (330 km)

Early morning set off to Penang. Stop at the Royal town of Kuala Kangsar to appreciate the mesmerizing Ubudiah Mosque, the attractive Iskandariah Palace and Istana Kenangan which was built without a single nail. The visits of these three interesting sites are from the outside. Discover interesting handicrafts of the Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar by embarking on a river cruise amidst a rustic ambiance that is rich in history with live narration. Disembark to visit the unique process of keris (dagger) making, a dying art. Synonymous with the Malay culture and way of life, the keris is a status symbol for Malay Royalties and Dignitaries. Witness a demonstration of Tekat making, where gold threads are intricately embroidered into velvet cushions, an item previously reserved only for the Royalties. Lastly visit the Labu Sayong Center where unique shaped pots are made with deft hands and creative inspirations mostly by womenfolk. The cool water from the pots is believed to have healing properties. Cross over to Penang, better known as the “Pearl of the Orient” via one of the longest bridge in the world. Overnight. NOTE: • Keris and Tekat Making are cottage industry craft making activities operated by villagers as part of family tradition. The visiting hours varies from time to time and will not be available during the fasting month, local public holidays or if any family occasions take place on the visiting day • Kindly be informed that a MYR3.00 Penang Local Government Fee per room per night has been enforced since 1st June 2014. As this is a mandatory State Fee, it will be collected by the respective hotels upon the guest’s check out. Read more

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DAY 3

Discovery Tour of Georgetown, Penang

0900AM, depart from hotel for a City, Culture, and Heritage tour of Georgetown, which has been official declared as a UNESCO SITE in 2008. Visit the third longest reclining Buddha figure in the world followed by Kek Lok Si Temple, also known as Temple of 1000 Buddhas, that was built in 1904. It is the most beautiful and largest Buddhist temple complex in SouthEast Asia. Next we visit Fort Cornwallis, the landing site of Captain Francis Light in 1786 when he arrived to start the first British colony in Penang. The tour carries on with a visit to the water village of The Clan Jetties at Weld Quay, so named as residents of each jetty share similar surname. We next take you along Pitt Street, also known as “The Street of Harmony”. Here churches, Chinese temples, mosques and Hindu temples are built along the same street in harmonious existence side by side for centuries. Visit the intricate Khoo Kong Si clan’s house. Enjoy a breezy trishaw ride, a still popular mode of transport in Georgetown. Return to the hotel and the rest of the day is at your own leisure. In the late evening, you can explore the nightlife along Batu Ferringhi, Penang style! Overnight. Read more

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DAY 4

Penang – Kota Bharu (400 km)

Depart at 0830AM, traveling west to east overland across Peninsular Malaysia through the main mountain range, which offers breathtaking views of the dense tropical rain forest whilst journeying through villages and plantations. En route, we will make a photo stop on Banding Island with its scenic view of the famous Temenggor lake, which is good spot for a lunch break (not inclusive in tour price) or enjoying the scenery of the calm picturesque lake surrounded by the grand and immense tropical rainforest in the background. Further, on, we will stop at the highest mountain point on this route, 1050 meters above sea level overlooking Thailand and Malaysian border, offering a breathtaking view of the famous Titiwangsa mountain range with its dense tropical rainforest. Continue to Kota Bharu, Kelantan and check in upon arrival. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight. Read more

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DAY 5

Kota Bharu – Kuala Terengganu (170 km)

At 0830AM, we start the day with a visit to the famous and colorful wet market of Kota Bharu and the traditional cottage industries such as silver handicraft and songket weaving. We continue our visit to traditional Wau (kite) making. Thereafter, drive along the scenic coastline southward towards Kuala Terengganu, tasting some keropok, the very popular local chips made of fish or prawn. This is followed with witnessing trained monkey plucking coconuts before we head to the hotel. Check in to hotel. Free and Easy day at own leisure. Overnight. Read more

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DAY 6

Terengganu – End. Option Island Stay

After breakfast. Tour ends. You have the option to stay in some of the many beautiful islands of Terengganu, Redang Island, Besar Island and Tenggol Island.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Cameron Highlands
Day 2
Location Penang
Day 4
Location Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Day 5
Location Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Hotel Felda Residence or similar

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation (Twin OR Triple share only, Superior room type)
  • Local guides - English speaker
  • Information services
  • Daily breakfast, except Day 1
  • Entrance fee
  • English speaking guide : Every WEDNESDAY

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • German speaking guide: The WEDNESDAY, following the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month.

More information

  • Minimum guaranteed departure : 2 pax
  • 25% discount for children age 3-12 y.o, IF travel with two adults.
  • Ex-Singapore
  • Credit Remarks: Photos & videos are courtesy of Tourism Malaysia, source: http://www.tourism.gov.my/promotional-kit

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