7 days itinerary Rainforest & Highlands
Kuala Lumpur | Taman Negara Pahang | Cameron Highlands
Become an explorer with this 6 Days Kuala Lumpur, Taman Negara, and Cameron Highlands overland started with getting to know the capital city Kuala Lumpur, followed by having some fun and adventurous day in Taman Negara and having a chill and leisurely sightseeing in Cameron Highlands.
- Duration; 5 Days 4 Nights
- as per travelers’ travel dates
- Kuala Lumpur | Taman Negara Pahang | Cameron Highlands
- airport arrival and departure transfer
- private sedan with a guided tour with your local host
- flight tickets
- hotel/accommodation ( I will suggest the best hotel to stay in)
- not wheelchair accessible
- infants must sit on laps
- min. no of 2 pax to a maximum of 7 pax per vehicle
For a full refund, cancel within 24 hours of the tour date.
Suggested 5 Days Malaysia Itinerary
Depending on the traveller’s flight schedule, I normally will be at the arrival hall 15mins prior to the traveller’s arrival time. Approximately an hour’s drive to the city downtown. Check-in hotel.
Proposed hotel/Accommodation in KL City
Next a short stopover by the National Palace for a photoshop. En route through KL Botanical Garden, this huge area also shared the close by Kuala Lumpur Bird’s Park, Butterfly Park, Islamic Arts Museum and others. Visit National Mosque a symbolic aspiration of the newly independent nation upon its completion in 1965.. From there a short walk for a photo by the Old Kuala Lumpur railway station.
Make a stop at Central Market and the Heritage Walking tour begins by visiting Sri Mahamariamman temple followed by Guan Di Chinese temple. Take a stroll in Chinatown and see a variety of ‘knock-off’ goods to bargain for. Continue next to Merdeka Square and observe the historical bricks Sultan Abdul Samad buildings. If there is a chance walk and visit the Masjid Jamek where here was the name of Kuala Lumpur derived from.
Hotel check-out and depart to Elephant Conservation Center.
Take a stroll at Deerland Park
After taking lunch proceed with registration at the conservation center. Next, watch a video presentation on saving wild elephants in the jungle and the relocation process. conservation. The in-house nature guide from the center will then walk you through the center and show the daily activities of the staff, mahouts, and elephants. You will have the chance to see how the mahouts will bathe together with the elephants that they take care of. After a short introduction from the center representative, you are welcome to feed the elephants.
After a quick rinse off and change clothing, continue for another 2 hours to Taman Negara. Upon arrival, check-in.
Suggested Hotel/Accommodation in Taman Negara
Meet with the nature guide after breakfast and proceed with registration at the park ranger’s office. Continue with the jungle trekking to the canopy walk starting point. Being the longest world canopy walk- 530 meters long and 40 meters above the ground, it surely offers a panoramic view of the tropical rainforest.
Pay a visit to the Orang Asli village, the native of Malaysia, here in Taman Negara, they consist of two groups, Semaq Beris and Bateks. Get to know and have a chat with them and learn about the jungle survival from them.
Onboard the wooden boat for rapids shooting. Perhaps this challenging and adventurous activity shall somehow make you understand the daily life of the people living with mountain rivers.
After breakfast at the hotel, head out on a journey to Cameron Highlands crossing villages, small towns, and plantations. Lunch en route (at your own expense). Upon arrival, check in the hotel of your choice. Rest of the day.
Suggested Hotel/Accommodation in Cameron Highlands
This morning you will be driven to one of the amazing tea estates in Cameron Highlands. It is best to be there early to avoid congestion with others. Take a stroll in the tea bush, Enjoy the morning cool mountain breeze, and be amazed at the scenic view. Next, join the scheduled tea factory tour organized by the tea center. Perhaps next you might want to try a cup of tea on the verandah overlooking the majestic lush green carpets of tea bushes blanketing the mountains.
Next discover the Butterfly Garden, live insects, and zoological alike garden. Take sight of various species of butterflies and moths, beetles, mantids, and phasmids of different shapes and sizes together with other native and exotic creatures.
Visit the Time Tunnel mini-museum run by the local antique and artifacts collector. The owner dedicated his collection to visitors and the younger generation to learn the local Cameron Highlands history and things that were being used in the older days.
Have a chance to learn of the local strawberry farming in Cameron Highlands and perhaps pick your own strawberries. End of tour.
After breakfast and check-out. Depart the journey back to Kuala Lumpur or any other drop-off location. (Pangkor, Ipoh, Penang, Kuala Kedah/Kuala Perlis (Langkawi), and others.
ADDITIONAL INFO/EXTENDED SERVICES
- the above sample itinerary program is based on popular services we catered to our previous guests (end in Georgetown, Penang where they normally take the next day morning ferry to Langkawi or a next day flight from Penang International airport to their next destination)
- my article on Penang