LIGHT & EASY MALAYSIA 5D/4N
Go Light & Easy itinerary is a 5 Days 4 Nights overland trip exploring culture, history, amazing highlands & ends in Penang.
things to see during the journey
- Historical ruins in Malacca UNESCO Heritage City
- Kuala Lumpur in Contrast of the Old & New
- Georgetown UNESCO Heritage City
- Malacca City
- Kuala Lumpur
5D/4N Light & Easy Itinerary
Upon KL International airport arrival, you will be greeted by us & transferred to the hotel of your choice in Malacca. At 1400hrs we start our walking tour visiting Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum & learn these wealthy Chinese entrepreneurs intermarried with local Malay women & came up with this hybrid ethnic. Next, continue to visit Christ Church & Stadhuyst before climbing up to see the ruin of the historical St. Paul Hill Church. Continue to descend the hill till we will be greeted by the last standing gate by the Portuguese, Fortaleza de Malaka. Finally onboard Malacca River Cruise gliding along Malacca River.
Overnight in Malacca.
After breakfast & check-out, our overland journey continues to the capital city Kuala Lumpur. The journey should take approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours drive. En route to Putrajaya for short sightseeing of Malaysia Government Administration city. Upon arrival in Kuala Lumpur, check in at the hotel of your choice. Free at leisure.
We will start the tour in the morning with a stop at the iconic Petronas Towers. Take a walk by KLCC Park to get the best sight of the towers. Next, drive continue outskirt of the city to Batu Caves- a limestone hill with a series of caves one of which was nestled Lord Murugan shrine. A significant shrine for Hindu devotees especially on Thaipusam Festival.
A short photoshop by the King’s Gate will be next & we continue our drive past through Kuala Lumpur Botanical Garden before making a visit stop at National Mosque- a unique architecture style based on our tropical climates. From here we were able to take photos of the Old Railway station built during the colonial era.
Drives then continue to Central Market. From here we continue on foot to explore Petaling Street (Chinatown) where here another important Hindu temple is located. Take a stroll in Chinatown & have a look at the street vendors’ products. Next, continue the Heritage Trail walk to Independence Square. Sultan Abdul Samad Building built of bricks is another unique architecture by that colonial era to be appreciated. Here also, you can observe the contrast of the city ‘Old & New’. Continue our walk where the point the name Kuala Lumpur originated.
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This morning depart north to Penang, the journey should take approximately 5 hours. En route to Ipoh city and visit a Chinese temple inside a cave that preserves the stalactite & stalagmite. Next drive past the old Ipoh before continuing the journey to Kuala Kangsar, a royal town of Perak State.
Visit the beautiful Ubudiah mosque & the typical countryside Malay village.
Next, our stop will be at Research Center for the Orang Utan located in Bukit Merah. Take a boat to Orang Utan Island where here, the human will be in the cage pathway to see the unique Orang Utan.
Upon arrival in Georgetown- hotel check-in.
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