Style: SMALL GROUP TOUR - Dedicated or local guides throughout the tour.
Groups Size: Small Group tours 2 to 10 people.
Departures: Available January 2023 - December 2023 - Please select your departure date on the registration page.
Dates are based on Day 1, arrival day in destination.
January 15 and 22, 2023
February 12 and 26, 2023
March 12 and 26, 2023
April 09 and 23, 2023
May 14 and 28, 2023
September 10 and 24, 2023
October 08 and 22, 2023
November 12 and 26, 2023
December 03 and 17, 2023
Themes: History & Culture
Activity Level: Moderate
What to Expect: This tour includes a reasonable amount of walking or hiking and requires an average level of physical fitness. Expect early wake up times and very long days in order to fit in all included visits.
Singapore & Malaysia Tour - "Step into the lands of pristine beaches"
Malaysia–Singapore relations (Malay: Hubungan Malaysia–Singapura; simplified Chinese: 马来西亚-新加坡关系; traditional Chinese: 馬來西亞-新加坡關係; pinyin: Mǎláixīyà-Xīnjiāpō Guānxì; Tamil: மலேஷியா-சிங்கப்பூர் உறவுகள்), also known as Malaysian-Singaporean relations, refers to the bilateral relations between Malaysia and Singapore, after the separation of Singapore from Malaysia in 1965. Singapore has a high commission in Kuala Lumpur and a consulate general in Johor Bahru, while Malaysia has a high commission in Singapore. Both countries are full members of the Commonwealth of Nations and ASEAN. Ties between the two countries remain intact despite several diplomatic issues that have arisen.
Day One: After clearing Customs and Immigration, and collecting your baggage, please look for our local representative holding a placard in your name to assist and transfer you to the hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Peninsula Excelsior Hotel (Superior Room) Meals: None
Day Two: Breakfast at the hotel. Half Day Singapore City Tour Explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall.
Next, stop at the MERLION PARK and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Do not miss out this picture-taking opportunity with The Merlion, a mythological creature that is part lion and part fish. Visit THIAN HOCK KENG TEMPLE, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples, before driving past Chinatown. Stop by a local handicraft centre and observe craftsmen at work up-close. Proceed to the National Orchid Garden, located within Singapore Botanic Gardens, which boasts sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants. Our final stop at Little India will entrance you with the scent of joss sticks, jasmine and spices.
Overnight: Peninsula Excelsior Hotel (Superior Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Three: Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Afternoon until sunset, visit Sentosa with extreme log ride. Be transported to Sentosa by a scenic Cable Car Ride where you can see the beautiful landscape of the city. Visits include island admission, cable car ride, Merlion Tower, 4D Magic – Extreme Log Ride & Wings of time
Overnight: Peninsula Excelsior Hotel (Superior Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Four: Early breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and leave for Malacca via the causeway. Arrive and check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Swiss Garden Hotel (Deluxe Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Five: Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed on your sightseeing tour of the historical city of Malacca. Visit Porta De Santiago (Portuguese Fortress), Stadthuys, 1600’s Dutch buildings, Jonker Street [antique row] and finally Transquerah Mosque. After lunch (own expense) depart for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital, passing through rubber and oil palm plantations.
Arrive and check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Intercontinental Hotel (Deluxe Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Six: Breakfast at the hotel. Kuala Lumpur, the capital city is neat and clean with well- planned gardens and paved sidewalks that make strolling a pleasure. Visit the National Monument, National Mosque, railway station, Batu Caves – a Hindu temple built into limestone outcrop and a pewter factory.
Overnight: Intercontinental Hotel (Deluxe Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Seven: Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and depart for Cameron Highlands. Journey north to the hill resort of Cameron Highlands. En route pass through historic towns of Slim River and Tapah town, located at the foothills of Cameron Highlands. Drive up to 5000 ft above sea level and en route stop at Tskandar Waterfalls and stop at aboriginal village.
Arrive and check into the hotel. Overnight: Strawberry Park Resort (Studio Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Eight: Breakfast at the hotel. Visit one of the tea plantations owned by the Boh Plantations to watch the processing of black tea and later to sample various kind of tea in the teahouse. (Note: Tea factory is closed on Mondays). Also visit the Rose Garden & Butterfly Farm.
After the tea break, we head to local fruit / vegetable where fresh produce are sold directly to the locals by the farmers themselves and see the vegetable terraces nearby.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Strawberry Park Resort (Studio Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Nine: Breakfast at the hotel. Depart Cameron Highlands via the Simpang Pulai Highway to Penang. Before reaching Penang, see the Ubudiah Mosque in Kuala Kangsar & visit the Orang Utan Island at Bukit Merah Laketown.
Boat ride to the island to see the Orang Utan – the soft natured primates of Borneo. Cross the Penang Bridge (spanning 13.5 km – the longest bridge in Asia and the fifth in the World) into the island of Penang. Overnight: Park Royal Penang Resort (Deluxe Seafacing Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Ten: Breakfast at the hotel. Today you explore Penang - the Pearl of the Orient and the oldest British settlement in Malaysia. Visits include the Khoo Kongsi (Dragon Mountain Hall) clan house with its ancient design constructed to capture the splendour of an Imperial palace, Fort Cornwallis, the Thai temple of Wat Chayamangkalaram, which houses a 32 metres reclining Buddha.
Not to be missed out is the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, the typical home of a rich Baba of a century ago is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions. With over 1,000 pieces of antiques and collectibles of the era on display, this Baba-Nyonya museum is also housed in one of Penang’s heritage mansion of eclectic design and architecture. The Peranakans, also known as the Babas and Nyonyas, was prominent communities of acculturated Chinese unique to this part of the world, especially in the Straits Settlements (Penang, Malacca and Singapore) hence its other name, the Straits Chinese. Adopting selected ways of the local Malays and later, the colonial British, the Peranakans had created a unique lifestyle and customs which had not only left behind a rich legacy of antiques but its cultural influences like cuisine and language are still evident in Penang today. Overnight: Park Royal Penang Resort (Deluxe Seafacing Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Eleven: Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure
Overnight: Park Royal Penang Resort (Deluxe Seafacing Room) Meals: Breakfast
Breakfast at the hotel.
12:00 noon check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport to board your onward flight.
End of our services
Your tour includes:
- All services as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Local English speaking tour guide services during sightseeing only
- Accommodation at the hotels mentioned above or similar to include currently applicable taxes
- Meals per itinerary
- Transfers and sightseeing by standard private, air-conditioned vehicles.
- Airfare and taxes on international and domestic sectors
- Visa and visa fees
- Personal expenses like baggage porterage at airports/hotels, tips, gratuities, laundry, telephone calls, etc
- Malacca Heritage Fee @ MYR 2.00 per room / night. Please pay directly to the hotel.
- Penang Local Government fee @ MYR 3.00 per room / night. Please pay directly to hotel
- Malaysia Tourism Tax (TTx) Fee – MYR 10.00 per room/night. Guest will have to pay upon check-in
- Peak season supplements.
- Any item not mentioned above
**Times may vary according to traffic and weather