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Best of Singapore & Malaysia – 10 Days

$ 1,395.00

This comprehensive tour of Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia is designed to introduce the fascinating highlights and attractions of every state visited in order to create an exciting Singaporean and Malaysian experience.

10 days showcases Singapore – Malacca – Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands – Penang

Description

Day 01 (Thu) Arrival Singapore
Upon arrive in Singapore, you are transferred from Airport or Cruise Terminal to the hotel of your choice.

Parkroyal on Pickering

Day 02 (Fri) Singapore Sightseeing (B)
Half day city tour starts with a drive through the “colonial heart” of Singapore for a view of the most important monuments. Stop at the Merlion Park and enjoy views of Marina Bay. Visit the Thian Hock Keng Temple and fascinating Chinatown, Handicraft Centre, National Orchid Garden and the Little India.

Day 03 (Sat) Singapore (B)
Full day is free at leisure.

Perhaps take an optional tour to visit the National Museum and an afternoon Tea at the Raffles Hotel.

Day 04 (Sun) Singapore – JB Sentral  – Tampin – Malacca (250 Km) (B)
This morning, you are transferred to Woodlands Train Station. Proceed for immigration and customs procedures before boarding the shuttle train departing at 0800 hours to Johor Bahru (JB) Sentral.

Upon arrival, change to the train departing at 0840 hours from JB Sentral to Pulau Sebang / Tampin, Malacca, arriving at 1403 hours. Enjoy the rural scenery as the train passes through villages and plantations.

Meet with your driver/guide and proceed to the City of Melaka for a tour of the historic sites such as Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the oldest functioning Chinese temple in Malaysia, Kampung Kling Mosque, Jonker Street (Antique Row), Baba & Nyonya Museum, Stadhuy’s Building, Malacca Clock Tower, Christchurch and the famous Porta de Santiago.

• Hotel Equatorial Malacca

Day 05 (Mon) Malacca – Kuala Lumpur (147 km) (B)
Depart by 0830 hours to Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia.

Upon arrival you will be given a Tour of the King’s Palace (photo stop), National Mosque & Railway Station, National Monument, Independence Square, Sultan Abdul Samad building (photo stop), Selangor Club (photo stop), St Mary’s Church and the world’s tallest free-standing flagpole. Tour resumes for visit to the Seri Mahamariaman Temple and the colourful Chinatown for bargain hunting.

Before checking in your hotel, visit the tallest Communication Tower in South East Asia for a panoramic view of the city and the Petronas Twin Tower, the highest twin tower in the world.

Corus Hotel

Day 06 (Tue) Kuala Lumpur (B)
After Breakfast, we will go on a tour of the Countryside, visiting a pewter factory showing Malaysia as one of the biggest producers of tin, Batu Caves  – the holy, sacred cave temple for the Hindus (except three days of pre and post during Thaipusam festival) and a batik factory.

Rest of the day is at your own leisure to discover the good bargains and cozy cafes and restaurants of Kuala Lumpur, the happening City.

Day 07 (Wed) Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands (220 km) (B)
Depart by 0830 hours 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.

Strawberry Park Resort

Day 08 (Thu) Cameron Highlands – Penang (330 km) (B)
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 3 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.

• Bayview Beach Resort

Day 09 (Fri) Discovery Tour of Georgetown, Penang (B)
This morning, 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 3rd 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!

Day 10 (Sat) Penang – Airport (B)
Transfer to airport for your onward flight.


Regular
$1395
Land only per person based on sharing accommodation

  • Single Supplement: $675

Peak Period
$1625
Land only per person based on sharing accommodation

  • Single Supplement: $985

DEPARTURE DATES 2019 – 2020

2019: Year Round except the Peak Period
2019: Jun 16 – Jun 20, Sep 19 – 22, Dec 24 – 26, Dec 31, 2019 – Jan 3, 2020 2020: Feb 10 – 13 FEB, Mar 2 – 5, Mar 30 – 31.
Some business hotels have higher room rate for weekday stay versus weekend. Surcharges may apply for travelling during special events and major public holidays (e.g Christmas, etc)


GROUP DEPARTURE CALENDAR 2019 – 2020

January:
2019:
10, 17, 24, 31 2020:
9, 16, 23, 30
February:
2019:
7, 14, 21, 28
2020:
6, 13, 20, 27
March:
2019:
7, 14, 21, 28
2020:
5, 12, 19, 26
April:
2019:
4, 11, 18, 25
May:
2019:
2, 9, 16, 23, 30
June:
2019:
6 , 13, 20, 27
July:
2019:
4, 11, 18, 25
August:
2019:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29
September:
2019:
5, 12, 19, 26
October
2019:
3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November:
2019:
7, 14, 21
December:
2019:
5. 12, 19, 28

Additional information

OVERVIEW

This comprehensive tour of Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia is designed to introduce the fascinating highlights and attractions of every state visited in order to create an exciting Singaporean and Malaysian experience.

DEPARTURE

Guaranteed weekly departure on Thursdays for minimum 2 travelers.

HOTELS

As indicated in the itinerary

INCLUSIONS

– Roundtrip airport transfers on shared basis
– Train services between Singapore and Malacca, Malaysia
– Accommodation in hotel as mentioned.
– Meals as specified.
– Service of English speaking guide(s)

EXCLUSIONS

◾Any airfare and airport taxes. Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
◾Travel insurance. visa fees, gratuities, drinks, personal spending and optional activities.
◾Other meals than mentioned in the program.
◾Expenditure of a personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone bills, drinks, souvenirs etc.
◾Anything else that is not listed under "Inclusions".

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 for assistance or chat online with us.

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