Eastern Malaysia Explorer
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Eastern Malaysia Explorer

Explore the culture, architecture and food of Kuala Lumpur then travel overland stopping to explore The Cameron Highlands and Taman Negara Rainforest before enjoying two constrasting beach experiences on and off the east coast of Malaysia.

Highlights include

  • Sampling traditional curry laksa in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Sipping locally produced tea in the cooler Cameron highlands.
  • Looking out for rare animals and the world's largest flower in Taman Negara.
  • Splashing in the crystal clear waters of the serene and less visited Perhentian Islands. 

As with all of our suggested itineraries, we can tailor-make your holiday to suit your budget, style and expectations. Find out about our exclusive ‘Journey Planner’ here.

Pricing & Inclusions

An indicative price for this holiday is £2,700 per person inclusive of flights from the UK. Prices may be less in low season and higher in peak season.

Call our Malaysia experts on 020 7924 7133 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates.   

   

As every holiday is unique - Call our experts on 1-888-577-8452 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates or use the quote request form below...

Inclusions

Your personalised quotation with Experience Travel Group will include:

  • International Flights (which can be omitted from your quotation if you prefer)
  • Accommodation as described
  • Privately guided tours and transfers 
  • Original Experience Travel Group "Signature" experiences 
  • Full financial protection (full ABTA and ATOL bonding)
  • Meals as described
  • 24 hour in-country backup whilst away
  • Your own dedicated travel expert in the UK 

For more on our pricing policy read here.

 

Day-to-Day Itinerary : Eastern Malaysia Explorer

Day 1  Depart The UK

Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Kuala Lumpur

Days 2 - 4  Kuala Lumpur    Explore the contrasts of the city

During your stay in Kuala Lumpur you'll join your guide to explore the local markets, learn about the varied architecture and taste the famously delicious cuisine. There will be plenty of time to relax to and enjoy the facilities and ambience of your colonial style hotel.  

Days 5 & 6 Cameron Highlands     tea in a cooler climate 

From Kuala Lumpur you'll travel into the hills with your guide to explore the Cameron Highland region; its cooler climate making it a popular retreat for the British in the colonial era.  You'll have time to visit a tea factory and learn about the tea-making process, to explore the local organic strawberry farms and perhaps to take one of the hiking trails. 

Days 7 & 8 Taman Negara   A tropical rainforest adventure  

It's around a 3-hour drive from The Cameron Highlands to Taman Negara Rainforest, a sprawling jungle wilderness that is home to elephants, tigers, rhinos and leopards. Sightings of the big mammals are rare but you’ll definitely come across monkeys, lizards, birds and an array of plantlife. 

On arrival at the park you'll travel upriver by boat to your resort, followed by an evening jungle walk with a ranger.  The next day you'll explore in more depth: canopy trails are a popular way to experience Taman Negara as they offer a great way to see wildlife and flora such as Rafflesia (the world’s largest flower) with ease. The popularity of these trails means they can be busy at certain times so we will also arrange a guided treks or longtail river boat cruise to take you deeper into the jungle, away from the beaten track.

Days 9-11 Tanjong Jara    Relax at a stylish beach hotel

Travel by road with your guide from Taman Negara to Tanjong Jara on the east coast.  After a week exploring the city, hills and jungle it's time for a bit of R&R in an upmarket resort.

Tanjong Jara had the best of both worlds: luxurious surroundings by the beach with the option to explore as well.  If the mood takes you, the resort can arrange waterfall treks and cycle tours to nearby towns where you can get a taste of authentic Malay life. 

Day 12-15 The Perhentian Islands   tropical island experience

Venture further up the east coast and off the mainland to the beautiful Perhentian Islands for a 4 night stay on Perhentian Besar. The serene tropical islands offer excellent snorkelling and a relaxed place to swim and explore. A fantastic place to spend the last few days of your holiday.

Day 16 Fly Home

Today you transfer to Kota Bharu for your flight home. 


Customer Feedback
From the very first contact last autumn when my wife and I started to plan, we received prompt advice and answers to our many questions from Harriet. Our final itinerary was quite complex, but went without a hitch and we had a most enjoyable and interesting experience.

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