Day 1: Sat - Kuala Lumpur - Cameron Highlands. Depart by 08:30 am for Cameron Highland, which is located at 1542 meters above sea level. Famed for its tea plantations and cool temperatures. On the way, we will stop at visit a basket weaving cottage industry, Lata Iskandar Waterfall and a native settlement. Enjoy the cool, crisp air of Cameron Highlands beside its wonderful scenery. Tour of Cameron Highlands upon arrival including the tea plantation, tea factory, market place and butterfly farm. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Sun - Cameron Highlands - Penang. Morning tour of Cameron Highlands including the tea plantation, tea factory, market place and butterfly farm. Depart for Penang. En-route, visit the Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple in Ipoh, photo stop of the Ubudiah Mosque, Iskandariah Palace and Istana Kenangan. Cross over to Penang using the fifth longest bridge in the world, arriving in Penang at around 1830 hours. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Mon - Penang. At 09:00 am, we will proceed for a City, Culture, and Heritage tour. Visit the 3rd longest Reclining Buddha figures in the world, next is the Botanical Gardens which offers lush green surroundings with a wide variety of tropical plants and bird life. Visit the Kek Lok Si Temple built in 1904, the most beautiful and largest Buddhist Temple Complex in South East Asia and is known as the Temple of the 1000 Buddhas. Visit Fort Cornwallis where in the 1786, Captain Francis Light first landed to start the first British colony in Penang. Continue to the old part of Georgetown and 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 leisure. In the late evening, you can explore the nightlife along Batu Ferringhi, Penang style! Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Tue - Penang - Kota Bahru. We will depart at 08:30 am, traveling overland from the West to the East of the Peninsular Malaysia through the main mountain range offering breathtaking views of the dense tropical rain forest beside driving pass villages and plantations. Take a rest stop at the Banding Island Resort, a remote resort over looking the scenic Temenggor Lake. Arrive Kota Bahru in the evening. Visit the open-air night food stall of Kota Bahru whereby you’ll be able to see the many varieties of the unique Kelantan’s cuisine. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Wed - Kota Bahru - Terengganu. At 08:30 am, we start the day with a visit to the colorful wet market and the traditional cottage industries like the silver handicraft, songket weaving and kite making. Drive along the coast southward toward Kuala Trengganu. Taste some keropok, the famous local chips. Stop at Pulau Duyong, famous for its boat making. Visit the Losong Museum of Kuala Trengganu, built in a traditional architectural concept. Visit a brassware-making shop and local handicraft center. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Thru - Terengganu - Kuantan. Depart for Cherating in the district of Kuantan, Pahang. Pass by the Floating Mosque and the oil town of Kerteh. Visit the Marang Fishing Village and the Turtle Information Centre. Enroute. Taste the “lemang”, rice cooked with coconut milk in bamboo. Be a guest of a local community for afternoon tea. Continue with a tour of Cherating. The main attractions are the sight of trained monkey plucking coconuts, mengkuang leaves being weaved into bags, mats, and other local handicrafts. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Fri - Kuantan - Kuala Lumpur. Overland to Kuala Lumpur. Tour ends.
- The rainy season along the East Coast is from November to February. Floods may occur which can hamper our round trip. If such an emergency happens, the Company reserves the right to make necessary changes to the itinerary.
- During the festival of Hari Raya and the Chinese New Year, some places of interest are closed.
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