Day 1 : Overnight Travel

Fly overnight from Heathrow direct to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airlines.

Expert tips

Malaysia Airlines are one of our top preferred airlines and we always have their best fares and special offers.

Included

  • Economy Class Flight.
  • Airline Taxes.
  • Check in Baggage Allowance.

Excluded

  • Seat Reservations may incur additional fees.

Day 2 : Kuala Lumpur

On arrival in Kuala Lumpur you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private car.

Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. 

Expert tips

The journey from Kuala Lumpur airport should take around 45 - 60 minutes depending on traffic.

Included

  • Arrival Transfer by Private Car.
  • Overnight Accommodation.

Day 3 : Kuala Lumpur

You will be collected from your hotel for this full day discovery tour of Kuala Lumpur.

Discover the old and the new on this full day tour which is designed to give you the best possible introduction to this bustling city as well as the outskirts of the city.

Firstly, make a photo stop at the Petronas Twin Towers before heading out of the metropolis to visit the extraordinary Batu Caves, a limestone hill riddled with caves and cave temples.

Climb the 272 steps to the shrine of Hindu Lord Murugan, visited by over a million pilgrims every year on the annual Thaipusam festival.

At the world famous Royal Selangor Pewter factory, learn about the production methods of this pioneering pewter maker and enjoy a short guided tour of the factory where you can watch how this alloy is turned into popular souvenirs.

Stop at Independence Square before the visit to the KL City Gallery. This small museum is an excellent starting point for visitors to learn about the history of KL, in an engaging and informative fashion.

As well as a photographic exhibition of the city, there are some great scale models of the city.

The museum is housed in an attractive neo-Renaissance structure, which has performed several functions since it was built in 1899, including being the main colonial printing office, and more recently, a public library.

The National Mosque is a uniquely designed mosque that embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation. Its most striking feature is the multi-fold umbrella-like roof which symbolises the aspirations of an independent nation, standing prominently against the skyline is the sleek and stylish 73m high minaret.

You will be dropped back at your hotel after the tour.

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Full Day Excursion.
  • Private Car & Driver.
  • English Speaking Guide.
  • Entry Fees.
  • Overnight Accommodation.

Day 4 : Kuala Lumpur, Malacca

You will be collected from your hotel for this Full Day tour to Malacca from Kuala Lumpur.

Founded in 1403, Melacca is Malaysia’s oldest town, full of fascinating history and a multi-cultural heritage. The Portuguese, Dutch and British ruled over Melacca's silk and spice trade for centuries and these invaders have left an unparalleled legacy of historical relics and monuments, reflected most strongly in its town. The beauty of the town has now been recognised and it was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008.

Relive history as you walk through the city’s historic buildings including the Stadthuys, St. Paul’s church and the mighty fortress - Porta de Santiago, built by the Portuguese in 1512. Afterwards you'll have time to stroll along Jonker Street, known for its antiques, souvenirs, arts and crafts. Lunch is included.

Expert tips

Tour highlights include Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Porta de Santiago, the Stadthuys, St Paul’s Church, Christ Church & Jonker Street.

As there is quite a bit of walking on this tour, suitable footwear is recommended.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Full Day Excursion.
  • Private Car & Driver.
  • English Speaking Guide.
  • Entry Fees.
  • Lunch.
  • Overnight Accommodation.

Day 5 : Cameron Highlands

Your rental car will be delivered to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Drive to the Cameron Highlands.

Expert tips

Malaysia is a fantastic destination for Self Drive Holidays and car rental in Malaysia is a very popular option.

  • Driving is on the left
  • Signs are in English
  • Roads are generally very good
  • Driving is a high standard in comparison to most of Asia

Car rental is subject to additional terms and conditions. Please contact us for full details of inclusions and exclusions if required.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Overnight accommodation.

Excluded

  • Personal Accident Insurance.

Day 6 : Cameron Highlands

You will be collected from your hotel for this short walking excursion.

See the best of the Cameron Highlands on foot on this short guided walking excursion suitable for anyone capable of walking for 2-3 hours. A choice of routes may be taken from easy to tough. The route may provide bird spotting opportunities.

The walk goes from the Arcadia Bungalow to the Mardi Station in Tanah Rata to reveal the differences between the hills and lowland forests.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Guided walking excursions.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Overnight accommodation.

Day 7 : Penang, Ipoh

After breakfast, drive to Penang.

We suggest making a stop in Ipoh where you can have lunch and visit Concubine Lane.

Drop off your rental car today in Penang.

Expert tips

Driving in Penang isn't especially easy so we don't recommend keeping the car in Penang. George Town has a difficult one way system, so it's far easier to get around by taxi or on an organised tour.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Overnight accommodation.

Day 8 : Penang

You will be collected from your hotel for a morning tour of Penang.

At 840 metres above sea level, Penang Hill is the oldest hill resort in Malaysia. A funicular railway dating back to 1923 heaves visitors to the top. The train ride is an experience in itself, coupled by colourful flora to admire en-route.

Afterwards visit the Kek Lok Si Temple and the tortoise pond.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Half Day Excursion.
  • Private Car & Driver.
  • English Speaking Guide.
  • Funicular Train ticket.
  • Entry Fees.
  • Overnight Accommodation.

Day 9 : Penang

Enjoy your day at leisure to relax or explore.

Expert tips

George Town is the capital of Penang and one of the most fascinating destinations in Malaysia.

It's easily explored on foot and there are some great street food restaurants in the evenings.

If you prefer we can add on a guided excursion of historic George Town.

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Overnight Accommodation.

Day 10 : Langkawi

You will be collected from your hotel in Penang and transferred to the airport by private car for your onward flight.

Fly to Langkawi with Air Asia.

On arrival in Langkawi you will collect your car and make your own way to your hotel by self drive.

Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. 

Expert tips

The journey from Langkawi Airport should take around 30 minutes.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Departure Transfer by Private Car.
  • Economy Class Flight.
  • Airline Taxes.
  • Check in Baggage Allowance.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Overnight Accommodation.

Day 11 : Langkawi

Enjoy the day at leisure.

Expert tips

Car rental has been included for you today so you can explore Langkawi at your own pace.

There is plenty to see on the island and it's very easy to drive around. Having a car at your disposal also means you're able to go out and eat at different locations as many hotels in Langkawi are not within walking distance of dining options.

A trip to the Cable Car is a very rewarding excursion.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Overnight accommodation.

Day 12 : Langkawi

Enjoy the day at leisure.

Car rental has been included for you today so you can explore Langkawi at your own pace.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Overnight accommodation.

Day 13 : Langkawi

Enjoy the day at leisure.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Overnight Accommodation.

Day 14 : Overnight Travel, Langkawi Island

Drive to the airport in Langkawi where you will return your rental car.

Fly to Heathrow via Kuala Lumpur.

Activities and Services

Included

  • Breakfast.
  • Intermediate Car (1:5).
  • GPS.
  • Unlimited km.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).
  • Third Party Insurance.
  • Economy Class Flight.
  • Airline Taxes.
  • Check in Baggage Allowance.

Excluded

  • Seat Reservations may incur additional fees.

Day 15 : End of Itinerary

Arrive back in the UK..

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