East Coast Discovery
Tour the best of the east coast of Malaysia with plenty of tours of magnificent architecture and history. Cultural experiences await you every day of your journey!
- Discover the old and modern of Kuala Lumpur.
- Batu Caves – a limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples (272 steps).
- Tea plantation and factory at Cameron Highlands.
Kuala Lumpur (no meals)
This tour begins with a stop at The Independence Square, once the main British parade & cricket ground. Here, learn about the single-phase constructions of Mughal-style colonial public buildings, that includes the famous Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Later drive by the Old Railway Station followed by a photo stop of the Petronas Twin Towers. Then we will visit Batu Caves, famous for its celebrated limestone cave temple followed by a visit to Royal Selangor Pewter Visitors Center. Among the highlights at the center: Pewter Museum, two-story high replica of the Petronas Twin, the Chamber of Chimes, Hall of Finishes and Giant Weighing Scale. The Factory Tour shows you ‘live’ the different pewter production processes – casting, filing, polishing, soldering, hammering and engraving, as well as the intricacies of making Selberan’s fine jewelry.
Kuala Lumpur / Malacca / Kuala Lumpur (B/L)
Overland transfer to Malacca (journey will take approximately 1 1/2hours drive) after breakfast. We will proceed for tour of Malacca city where you’ll catch some amazing sights of heritage buildings and ancient landmarks. We start with a visit to St. Peter’s Church which was built in 1710, the oldest in the country that is still being used today. Then, we drive past the 17th Century Chinese Hill. We next proceed to view the famous gateway of Porta De Santiago and the ruins of St. Paul’s Church that is lined with 17th Century Dutch tombstones. Next up is the Red Square – a salmon pink Dutch Administrative Building that now houses the Malacca Museum and government offices. We then visit Christ church before breaking for lunch, then resuming with a trip to the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest active temple in the country. Finally, we take a stroll along Jonker Street, a heritage street lined with shop houses that ends at the banks of the Malacca River. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. After the tour, overland back to Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur / Cameron (B/D)
Check-out of the hotel after breakfast, overland transfer to Cameron Highlands (journey takes approximately 5 hours drive).
Upon arrival at Cameron Highlands, we will proceed for Discover Cameron Tour. This tour will take you to a Tea Plantation and Factory to witness the processing of black tea and late to sample various kinds of tea in the teahouse. We will also have an opportunity to visit the Orang Asli Hut and Butterfly Farm. Stop for lunch on your own. After tour end check-in to the resort.
A steamboat dinner will be served at the resort.
Cameron Highlands / Ipoh / Belum (B)
Check-out from resort after breakfast. Today we will journey to Ipoh for a tour of this interesting city. Some of the highlights: Railway Station (with sight of Ipoh Tree), Birch Memorial Clock Tower, City Hall & High Court, Ipoh Club, Tun Razak Library, St. Michael Institution, Indian Muslim Sheikh Adam Mosque, Jalan Bandar Timah & Little India. At the end of the tour feel free to sample the many delicious cuisine available within vicinity on your own. From western meals at the famous FMS Bar & Restaurant to an authentic Indian Banana Leaf Rice Meal. For the more adventurous, try the famous ‘Ipoh Hor Fun’ (Flat noodles in Sup) or ‘Lobak’ (Assorted Fried Fritters). After tour overland to Belum – Temenggor rainforest journey will take approximately 3 1/2 hours drive.
Breakfast is served at the resort. Followed with a tour by boat many interesting sites on the famous Lake Temenggor. It begins with finding the largest flower in the world, the Rafflesia. Then proceed on the elephants track to see the place where these animals go to feed on the salts and minerals in a particular soil type. The lunch will be near a picturesque waterfall in the forest. If you wish you may take swim in refreshingly cool water. Stop at one of the villages of Orang Asli aborigines, before returning to the resort.
Belum / Kota Bharu (B)
Check-out from the resort after breakfast and journey overland through the main mountain range offering a breathtaking view of the tropical rainforest. As we arrive in Kota Bharu, popularly known as the cradle of the Malay culture, we will embark on Discover Kota Bharu tour before checking in at the hotel for a night.
This tour covers a visit to the scenic journey to the reclining Buddha, arrive and visit the reclining and sitting Budha (Wat Photivihan, the longest lying Buddha in South-East Asia with 44 meters long 11 meters high and 9 meter wide). Visit the puppet making – Wayang Kulit & kite making then move to Seven Lagoon Beach, the famous Fish Farm in Kelantan. Last destination to Pengkalan Hulur (Malaysia – Thailand border), where we can buy some souvenirs at Duty Free shops.
*During Ramadan month some of the attraction will be closed.*
Kota Bharu (B)
Breakfast is served at the hotel. Free at own leisure until departure pick up, where you will be transferred to the airport/jetty for your final destination.
- Meet and greet on arrival at Airport.
- Accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner).
- Entrance fees where applicable.
- Tours as indicated in the itinerary.
- Professional English-speaking guide/driver guide.
- Travel Protection is offered on all packages at an additional cost.