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Malaysia Peninsular Malaysia Self Drive

  • Sport and adventure
Known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and Europeancultural influences, Malaysia truly has it all. Best of all, take it all at your own pace on this self-drive tour of Peninsular MalaysiaBegin in the bustling city of KualaLumpur and get to samplin’ the melting pot of food, music, festivals and traditionsthe city has to offer. Discover the rich wildlife as you tre...

Known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European
cultural influences, Malaysia truly has it all. Best of all, take it all at your own pace on this self-drive tour of Peninsular MalaysiaBegin in the bustling city of Kuala
Lumpur
and get to samplin’ the melting pot of food, music, festivals and traditions
the city has to offer. Discover the rich wildlife as you trek Fraser Hill and the Taman Negra National Park. Cruise along the highest drivable mountain road in South East Asia and when you're ready to park it, top it all off with an island hopping excursion to Penang and Langkawi islands! 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Jungle
    Jungle
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Island
    Island

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Kuala Lumpur!

• Upon arrival at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, meet your driver at the arrival hall for a transfer to the city center (1h30)
• Arrive at your accommodation and check in
• Visit the Petronas Twin Towers, stroll along China street and visit Little India

Visited:
Kuala Lumpur
Accommodation
Verdant Hill (Kuala Lumpur)

Day 2: Full day in Kuala Lumpur

• Wake up early in the morning to go on a birdwatching excursion on Fraser Hill nature reserve
• Enjoy being surrounded by lush jungle
• Sample Malaysian cuisine at a local lunch restaurant

Breakfast included

Visited:
Kuala Lumpur
Accommodation
Verdant Hill (Kuala Lumpur)

Day 3: Taman Negara National park

• Meet the rental car representative and collect your car
• Visit the Kuala Tahan village
• Cross the river in a river taxi and check into your accommodation in Taman Negara National park
• After dinner, meet your nature guide and proceed on a nocturnal wildlife spotting tour 

Breakfast and dinner included

Accommodation
Mutiara Taman Negara Resort (Taman Negara)

Day 4: Taman Negara

•  Enjoy a short morning trek (about 30 minutes) to the base of Teresek Hill
• In the afternoon, continue your trek on to Lubok Simpon for a refreshing dip

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included 

Visited:
Taman Negara
Accommodation
Mutiara Taman Negara Resort (Taman Negara)

Day 5: The Cameron Highlands

• Drive to the Cameron Highlands
• Enjoy stunning views of the rainforests as you climb higher
• Upon arrival, check-in and the rest of the day is free at your leisure
• Visit the tea plantations, butterfly farms or trek down one of the jungle trails

Breakfast included

Accommodation
Night at Strawberry Park Resort (Cameron Highlands)

Day 6: Cruising the Cameron Highlands

• Cruise along the picturesque rolling tea garden toward the Gunung Brinchang
• Enjoy the stunning views along the highest drivable mountain road in South East Asia!
• Go on an interpretive nature walk
• Visit the Sungai Palas ‘BOH’ Tea Factory

Breakfast included

Accommodation
Night at Strawberry Park Resort (Cameron Highlands)

Day 7: Georgetown

• Hop in your rental car and drive up north to the island of Penang
• Visit the Bukit Merah Orangutan Island
• Cross the 13.5km long Penang Bridge and drive through the island to Georgetown
• Return the rental

Accommodation
Night at Royale Chulan Penang (Penang)

Day 8: Penang Bicycle City Tour

• Start with a bicycle tour of Georgetown
• Visit the Clan Jetty and various temples
• Stop by the Malay Mosque of Lebuk Acheh and learn about the traditional method of making joss sticks
• Taste some of Penang’s Traditional Indian-Muslim Hawker food

Breakfast included

Visited:
Penang
Accommodation
Night at Royale Chulan Penang (Penang)

Day 9: Langkawi Island

• Meet your driver and transfer to the Swettenham Jetty
• Board the ferry to Langkawi Island (3h)
• Arrive at the Kuah Jetty on Langkawi, transfer to your beach resort and check-in
Swim in the sea or pool, stroll along the beach and have some tax-free beers!

Breakfast included

Visited:
Penang Langkawi
Accommodation
Berjaya Resort (Langkawi)

Day 10: Langkawi Island Kayaking

• Kayak along the quiet and peaceful Kilim river
• Explore small river channels where larger tourist boats can't go
• Keep an eye out for Langkawi's wildlife, including monkeys, snakes, eagles, kits, kingfishers, otters, and monitor lizards
• Visit a fish farm and floating restaurant for a delicious local lunch

Breakfast included 

Visited:
Langkawi
Accommodation
Berjaya Resort (Langkawi)

Day 11: Departure

• Spend some time free at leisure at your beach resort
• Transfer to the Langkawi Airport for your departure

Breakfast included 

Visited:
Langkawi

Kuala Lumpur Taman Negara Cameron Highlands Penang Langkawi

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $2,560 / 11 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax 4 Pax
Price per person $2,500 $2,200

Included in price:

  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • English speaking local guides for each tour
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary

Not included in price:

  • Tourism Tax (RM 10 per room per night which is to be paid during check in)
  • Travel insurance (suggested)
  • Fully escorted guide to accompany you throughout the country. This can be arranged for an additional fee
  • Spending money
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Activities & meals not listed
  • All drinks
  • International departure taxes
  • Domestic & International flights

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