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Explore Malaysia EM

Visiting: Malaysia
Trip Duration 13 Days

Journey through Malaysia

This fascinating journey takes us from the gleaming metropolis of Kuala Lumpur to the idyllic beaches of Langkawi. We discover colonial buildings in Malacca, visit orphaned Orang-utans at Bukit Merah and trek through one of the oldest rainforests in the world in Royal Belum. The trip then takes us to colourful Georgetown where we get the chance to sample some authentic Malay cuisine before ending on the tropical island of Langkawi.

Tour Highlights

  • Kuala Lumpur - Stroll through Chinatown and marvel at the Petronas Towers in Malaysia's capital
  • Malacca - Discover centuries of colonial rule in the old trading port of Malacca. Take an evening river cruise through the city
  • Belum Rainforest - Explore one of the oldest rainforest's in the world, home to indigenous tribes and the mystical Rafflesia flower
  • Georgetown - Uncover 'the Pearl of the Orient' and try some wonderful street food in Penang
  • Langkawi - Spend time relaxing on the idyllic white-sand beaches of tropical Langkawi


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join trip in Kuala Lumpur

  • 2
    Discover Kuala Lumpur's varied sights on a walking tour of the city

  • 3
    Morning visit to Batu Caves, free afternoon in the city

  • 4
    Drive to Malacca, afternoon walking tour of the Old Town. Evening river cruise

  • 5
    Free morning to explore Malacca on foot, afternoon train back to Kuala Lumpur

  • 6
    Visit Bukit Merah Orang-utan Sanctuary, travel to Belum Rainforest

  • 7
    Morning visit to Orang-Asli tribe. Afternoon free for jungle activities

  • 8
    Travel to Georgetown by bus and ferry via Lenggong Valley

  • 9
    Morning tour of Penang, Afternoon free

  • 10
    Morning ferry to Langkawi island, free afternoon

  • 11
    Free time in Langkawi - relax or optional island hopping

  • 12
    Free to relax or optional cycling & exploration of mangrove forests

  • 13
    Trip ends in Langkawi

Trip notes

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Explore Malaysia
Why Book this trip
Malaysia is one of the least visited in the South East Asian region and this holiday is planned to showcase the diversity of the Malay Peninsula. You will journey form north to south and really experience everything from an ancient Chinatown in Penang to the jungles of Royal Belum to the tropical beaches of Langkawi. Along the way you will find the people as diverse as the landscape and architecture - ethnic Malay, Thai, Indonesian, Indian and Chinese people truly make Malaysia the melting pot of Asian cultures.
Included meals 12 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat, Public Bus, Ferry
12 nights Standard Hotel
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18