In the exotic Far Eastern outpost of Malaysia you’ll discover idyllic tropical beaches, fairytale palaces, colonial sanctuaries in exquisite highland hill country and splendid feel-good cities such as Penang and Kuala Lumpur. This extra special holiday also includes three nights in Bangkok with its glittering temples and vibrant nightlife. A dazzling combination!
YOUR HOLIDAY ITINERARY
DAY 1. Fly from your chosen airport to Amsterdam. Here you will join your connecting overnight flight to Bangkok.
DAY 2. Morning arrival in Bangkok where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay. This afternoon we include a city tour. This evening, perhaps sample Bangkok’s vibrant nightlife.
DAY 3. A day at leisure in Bangkok or to join our fantastic optional excursion to the floating market at Damnern Saduak and the Rose Garden. This evening we fly to the island of Penang in Malaysia for a three-night stay.
DAY 4. After breakfast spend the day at leisure relaxing on the sun-soaked tropical beaches of Batu Ferringhi or join an optional half day Georgetown City & Heritage tour. The afternoon is free and in the evening you can join our optional tour of Penang by Night, which includes a rickshaw ride along the city's waterfront.
DAY 5. This morning we offer an optional Panoramic Hill & Temple Tour. The afternoon is at leisure in Penang. Check out the area around Batu Ferringhi at night, when the main road is transformed into an exciting bazaar.
DAY 6. Today we begin the stupendously scenic journey to your resort in the Cameron Highlands via the impressive 8.4 mile-long Penang Bridge, the third-longest in the world. We’ll also visit the idyllic palace-filled paradise of Kuala Kangsar. Along the way we’ll also stop at the Perak Tong, a marvellous limestone cave temple. We then begin our journey up into the hills of the Cameron Highlands, a captivating plateau 1,829 metres above sea level surrounded by mist-wreathed mountains and overlooking green terraced tea plantations, rolling hills and deep jungle. You will stay for two nights in the Cameron Highlands, during which time we include a sensational steamboat dinner, Malaysian style.
DAY 7. After breakfast we will visit the amazing hillside market to discover the many types of fruits, vegetables and flowers available in the highlands. En route we will see tea plantations, vegetable gardens and colourful nurseries. The rest of the day is at leisure in your hilltop haven.
DAY 8. This morning we head south to Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur for an overnight stay. This evening, you can join an optional Kuala Lumpur by Night excursion. During the day you might like to explore the area around your hotel.
DAY 9. Following breakfast join our included sightseeing tour of Kuala Lumpur. In the afternoon, fly to Bangkok for a two night stay. This evening treat yourself to an optional Thai Dinner Dance.
DAY 10. Today we offer an optional full day excursion to the River Kwai, site of the infamous bridge and start of the poignant ‘Death Railway’.
DAY 11. Make the most of your last day in Bangkok! See the stunning Grand Palace or shop for traditional silks and Thai jewellery. As night falls, join our optional Thai Dinner Dance before a late evening transfer to the airport and overnight flight to Amsterdam.
DAY 12. Morning arrival in Amsterdam, where you will join a connecting flight to the UK.
Return scheduled flights to Bangkok
Nine nights’ hotel accommodation including stays in Bangkok, Penang, Cameron Highlands and Kuala Lumpur
Full touring itinerary
City tours of Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur
Breakfast at all hotels. Lunch on day six.
Dinner in Cameron Highlands
All regional flights & transfers
Services of an experienced Tour Manager in Malaysia and Thailand