Fun-filled Malaysian Beach Tour
No. of Days: 13nights/14days
Places Covered: Kuala Lumpur -
Itinerary Type: Leisure on the beach; tasting different Malaysian cuisines
Day 1: Kuala Lumpur – Malacca: On arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport you drive straight to Malacca, almost a couple of hours drive away. Check into a hotel and relax and recoup for rest of the day. Overnight in Malacca.
Day 2: Malacca: After breakfast take a walking tour of the city. It is a nice way to get introduced to this historical UNESCO city. Overnight in Malacca.
Day 3: Malacca: After breakfast start the day by exploring excellent museums and galleries of the city. Enjoy the local cuisines at some of the restaurants in the city on the Jonker Street. Overnight in Malacca.
Day 4: Malacca - Kuala Lumpur: After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Kuala Lumpur. Check into hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Have lunch and explore the parts of city near your hotel on foot. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.
Day 5: Kuala Lumpur: Take a full day sightseeing of the city of Kuala Lumpur. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.
Day 6: Kuala Lumpur: Visit some of the local markets in the city and enjoy some cooking classes. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur
Day 7: Kuala Lumpur – Penang: After breakfast check out and head for Penang – often considered as the best place for trying out different Malaysian cuisines. Check into a hotel on arrival in Penang. Go out and start exploring the culinary vivacity of Malaysia. Chinese, Malay, Indian, Thai, Korean and even Arab cuisines are available here. Overnight in Penang.
Day 8: Penang: Embark on a guided tour of George Town, capital city of Penang. George Town, located on the north-east corner of the island , is on the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. In the Old City of George Town, there are a number of temples and mosques with stunning architectural styles. These are mostly concentrated in a small area, which also has buzzing markets. A walk through the markets becomes an experience of its own kind. Overnight in Penang.
Day 9: Penang: After breakfast at the hotel set out for exploring more of George Town. This is the best shopping avenue in northern Malaysia. Many centuries-old shop houses are still operating alongside flea markets and big shopping malls have also sprung up. Enjoy some great meals in the restaurants of the city. Overnight in Penang.
Day 10: Penang – Langkawi: After breakfast, set out for the airport to take a flight to Langkawi, the beach destination of Malaysia. On arrival in Langkawi head to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. You can take a walk down to the nearby beaches, sip some drinks, enjoy some seafood and try out a number of cuisines at one of the many eateries lining on both sides of the street. Overnight in Langkawi.
Day 11: Langkawi: After breakfast go for island hopping tour. Look at the karsts appearing from nowhere in the middle of the sea. Swim in the lovely waters at the beaches on these islands. Return and spend rest of the day at leisure. You can enjoy a round of walk up to the beach to enjoy sun setting in the sea. Experience some more varieties of cuisines at one of the many restaurants of the city. Overnight in Langkawi.
Day 12: Langkawi: After breakfast, set out for a mangrove tour. Enjoy the boat ride through the waters with mangrove forests on both the sides. Have a look at some of the bird species, particularly the eagles and kingfishers. Look at the different fish varieties available in the waters of Langkawi. Return and have rest of the day at leisure. Do some swimming in the hotel pool and towards the evening head to the nearby beach. Enjoy different kind of Malaysian cuisines. Overnight in Langkawi.
Day 13: Langkawi: Take a tour of the island. Visit Burnt Rice field, Buffalo Park and enjoy the scenes of waterfall. You can do all these on an ATV (all terrain vehicle). Take some photos at the Eagle Point. Return, and have some rest. Late in the afternoon set out for an after dark rainforest tour (conducted on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday). Return to the hotel around 9pm. Have your dinner and retire to the room. Overnight in Langkawi.
Day 14: Langkawi – Onward destination: After breakfast head straight to the airport for flight to your onward destination. If there is no direct flight from Langkawi, you will take a connecting flight from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore.