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  • Singapore - Malaysia Hightlights

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    Singapore

    6 nights - 7 days



     
     Day 1 (Thursday): Singapore/ Malacca

    Distance:                       260 km

    Meals:                           Lunch

    Travelling Time:            0740 - 1015 hrs – Train to Kluang **

           1015 - 1245 hrs -  Coach to Malacca

    Duration:                       9.0 hrs

    Your tour from Singapore starts with a relaxing train ride on KTM's or Malaysian Railways' Express Rakyat. The journey takes you across the famous causeway and into the city of Johore Bahru. While on the train, admire the rural countryside, cultivated areas of oil palm, rubber and small holding of vegetable and fruit plantations. Disembark at Kluang, a town in the state of Johor, and continue the rest of your journey to Malacca by coach. You will arrive in time for lunch followed by a historical city tour on foot visiting the various heritage sites such as St’s Paul Hill, Porta De Santiago, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple and Jonkers Street, also known as antique street.

     ** Note:

        train schedule is subject to change
        arrival time at Kluang subject to immigration formalities and custom clearance.

    ·         train ride will be replaced by coach during major festivals of Hari Raya and Chinese Lunar New Year (09 Jul 15, 16 Jul 15 and 23 Jul 15, 04 Feb 16, 11 Feb 16, 18 Feb 16)
     

    Day 2 (Friday): Malacca/ Kuala Lumpur

    Distance:                       155 km

    Meals:                           Breakfast & Lunch

    Travelling Time:            0815-1545 hrs

    Duration:                       7.5 hrs

    After breakfast, you rejoin the highway passing Seremban to Kuala Lumpur - the capital city of Malaysia. Your tour of this city of charming contrast will cover the sights of the National Palace, the National Museum, the National Monument (sculptured by the creator of the Iwo Jima monument in Washington, DC), National Mosque, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, the Royal Selangor Club and passing by the Petronas Twin Tower – 2nd tallest building in the world.

     Day 3 (Saturday): Kuala Lumpur

    Meals:                           Breakfast & Lunch

    This morning tour of Kuala Lumpur suburbs will bring you to Batu Caves, reached by a straight flight of 272 steps. In some of today’s stops, you will have the opportunity to see how Malaysian handicrafts; batiks and pewter wares are made. The afternoon is at your leisure to do some shopping or enjoy more of the multifarious sights of Kuala Lumpur.

     Day 4 (Sunday): Kuala Lumpur/ Cameron Highlands

    Distance:                       255 km

    Meals:                           Breakfast & Lunch

    Travelling Time:            0830-1600 hrs

    Duration:                       7.5 hrs  

    Heading North, we journey briefly through Perak state to neighbouring Pahang state to visit Cameron Highlands, the centre of tea production in Malaysia. Our trip to a tea factory and plantation reaches an altitude of over 1,500 meters above sea level where abundant vegetables grow and flowers bloom in the cool climate that can drop to 14 degrees Celsius. You have also the opportunity to see the ‘Orang Asli’ (Malaysian Aborigine) complete with their blowpipes.

    Lunch at the restaurant in the highlands.

     Day 5 (Monday): Cameron Highlands/ Penang

    Distance:                       310 km

    Meals:                           Breakfast & Lunch

    Travelling Time:            0930-1730 hrs

    Duration:                       8.0 hrs

    Our day begins with a pleasant drive down the Highlands and northwards to Ipoh, the city of millionaires who made their fortunes from mining tin in the rich mines of the Kinta Valley, the heart of tin dredging in Malaysia. En-route we will visit Kellies castle built by a Scottish rubber tycoon, followed by lunch at local restaurant.

     We move on to the royal town of Kuala Kangsar with its unique Ubudiah Mosque, a magnificent building with golden domes, and the Palace of the Sultan of Perak,  the Iskandariah Palace at Bukit Candan. We continue North and across the Penang into the island of Penang.

     Day 6 (Tuesday): Penang

    Meals:                           Breakfast & Lunch

    Today we explore Penang, The pearl of the Orient , the oldest British Settlement in Malaysia. Our excursion will take us to Fort Cornwallis , the Esplanade the old Town Hall.

     After a short drive by coach, we will embark on a walking tour covering St.George’s Church, the oldest Anglican church in Malaysia, and diverse historic places of worship like Kuan Yin temple, the Hindu temple and the Kapitan Keling Mosque. We will also drop by Little India and the “Khoo Kongsi ” Dragon Mountain  Hall  clan house with it’s ancient features designed to capture the splendor of a Chinese Imperial Palace.

     Our final guided destination of the day will be the Chowrasta market to look for nutmegs and other local delicacies. After lunch, the rest of the afternoon is left for you to laze.

     Day 7 (Wednesday): Penang

    Meals:                           Breakfast

    Day at Leisure until your departure transfer to the airport by an English Speaking Driver