Twin Towers & Chopsticks
Kuala Lumpur is a city of exciting extremes, where space-age skyscrapers nudge up against cluttered Chinese markets and timeless Indian. You’ll explore Kuala Lumpur independently, watching East bump into West with your own eyes. You can stare up at the famous Petronas Towers, throw yourself into lively food-court culture and get a bird’s eye view from the top of the KL Tower.
Canopy Walk and Jungle Boat
Trek through the treetops, take a boat trip past jungle-flanked riverbanks and try a wildlife-spotting night safari during this relaxed adventure through Malaysia’s most famous national park. You’ll explore the rainforest from above, following a suspended walkway and looking out for wildlife between the branches. By night, you’ll stay in a wooden bungalow in the jungle.
Time for Tea
Amble through the rolling tea plantations of Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands, breathing in the cool air and stopping off for steaming mugs of freshly brewed tea. You’ll learn about the local art of tea production at Malaysia’s premier tea estate. En route, you’ll stop at butterfly gardens and strawberry farms, giving you a taste of highland life in Malaysia.
Bites and Bikes of Penang
Penang is a patchwork of Chinese, Indian and Malay cultures, there’s something fascinating happening on every street corner. The food here is famous throughout the world, a mouth-watering hotchpotch of Asian flavours that will get your taste buds dancing. During this trip you’ll take a bike ride around the UNESCO World Heritage site of Georgetown, the cultural heart of Penang and sample some tasty traditional cuisine.
Lazing Around on Langkawi
A cocktail of coconut palms, calm turquoise waters and soft white sand, Langkawi is a classic tropical paradise. It’s somewhere to stretch out in the sunshine, snorkel through coral reefs and sip coconut juice. While the secret about Langkawi is definitely out, the island has managed to keep plenty of colourful local character. Take the cable car up to the top of Gunung Machincang, search for hidden waterfalls or explore the traditional kampungs.
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During your time in the Cameron Highlands you will be staying in a boutique hotel decorated in Tudor style, located on top of a hill overlooking verdant tea plantations. From here you will travel to Penang again by private transfer rather than by bus. In Penang your accommodation will be one of the most famous hotels in Malaysia, a lavish mansion built in the 19th Century. Your last four nights are spent relaxing on the tropical island of Langkawi in a secluded and eco-friendly resort located on the beach-front
Prices from: £ 1,768 - based on 2 people sharing our In Style accommodation