Discover Singapore with all its diversity and spectacular modern architecture
Visit the oldest Chinese temple in Singapore, Thian Hock Kheng
Explore the world’s largest orchid gardens, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Tour the historic and multi-cultural city of Malacca
Explore the remarkably diverse city of Kuala Lumpur
Visit a local tea plantation in the stunning Cameron Highlands
Discover the colonial city of Georgetown on Penang island
DAY 01, THU: CANADA DEPARTURE – SINGAPORE
Make your own way to International Airport to board your overnight flight to Singapore. Enjoy inflight meals and services. Overnight on board
DAY 02, FRI: SINGAPORE ARRIVAL (-/-/-)
Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure; perhaps explore Sentosa Island, take a Bumboat ride on the Singapore River, shop along Orchard Road, visit Singapore National Museum or the Asian Civilization Museum, explore Kampong Glam (Malaysian enclave), or enjoy drinks and dining at Clarke Quay, Boat Quay or Robertson Quay.
Overnight in Singapore
DAY 03, SAT: SINGAPORE (B/-/-)
This morning after breakfast enjoy a city tour of Singapore. Drive through the civic and colonial districts of the city before making a stop at Merlion, an icon symbol of Singapore – a lion headed figure with the body of a fish, to take photos as well as to enjoy the view of Marina Bay. Then visit the oldest Chinese temple in Singapore, Thian Hock Kheng. Then enter the district of Little India famous for its vibrant colors and the scent of joss sticks, jasmines and spices. The final stop on this tour will be the National Orchid Gardens where you be able to see the sprawling displays of different types of orchids. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Singapore
DAY 04, SUN: SINGAPORE – JOHOR BAHRU – MALACCA (B/-/-)
In the morning depart to Malacca with 1 stop in Johor Bahru to change vehicle. Continue the journey with estimated arrival time around noon, tour of the historic sites such as Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the oldest functioning Chinese temple in Malaysia, Kampung Kling Mosque, Jonker Street (Antique Row), Baba & Nyonya Museum, Stadhuy’s Building, Malacca Clock Tower, Christchurch and the famous Porta de Santiago. Overnight in Malacca
Kindly be informed that a MYR2.00 Malacca Heritage Tax per room per night has been enforced since 1st April 2012. As this is a mandatory State tax, it will be collected by the respective hotels upon the guest’s check out.
DAY 05, MON: MALACCA – KUALA LAMPUR (147km) (B/-/-)
After breakfast, depart by 0830 hours to Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Upon arrival you will be given a Tour of the King’s Palace (photo stop), National Mosque & Railway Station, National Monument, Independence Square, Sultan Abdul Samad building (photo stop), Selangor Club (photo stop), St Mary’s Church and the world’s tallest free-standing flagpole. Tour resumes for visit to the Seri Mahamariaman Temple and the colourful Chinatown for bargain hunting. Before checking in your hotel, visit the tallest Communication Tower in South East Asia for a panoramic view of the city and the Petronas Twin Tower, the highest twin tower in the world.
Overnight in Kuala Lampur
DAY 06, TUE: KUALA LUMPUR (B/-/-)
After Breakfast, we will go on a tour of the Countryside, visiting a pewter factory showing Malaysia as one of the biggest producers of tin, Batu Caves – the holy, sacred cave temple for the Hindus (except three days of pre and post during Thaipusam festival) and a batik factory. Rest of the day is at your own leisure to discover the good bargains and cozy cafes and restaurants of Kuala Lumpur, the happening City.
Overnight in Kuala Lumpur
DAY 07, WED: KUALA LAMPUR – CAMERON HIGHLANDS (220km) (B/-/-)
Depart by 0830 hours for Cameron Highland located at 1542 meters above sea level and noted for its tea plantations and cool temperatures. Stop on the way for a visit to see the cottage industry of basket weaving followed by Lata Iskandar Waterfall and a native settlement. Immerse in the cool, crisp air of Cameron Highlands with its wonderful scenery. Tour of Cameron Highlands consists of the tea plantation, tea factory, market place and butterfly farm. Overnight in Cameron Highlands
Tea factory operation is closed on Monday and public holidays.
DAY 08, THU: CAMERON HIGHLANDS – PANAG (330km) (B/-/-)
After breakfast, early morning set off to Penang. Stop at the Royal town of Kuala Kangsar to appreciate the mesmerizing Ubudiah Mosque, the attractive Iskandariah Palace and Istana Kenangan which was built without a single nail. The visits of these 3 interesting sites are from the outside. Discover interesting handicrafts of the Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar by embarking on a river cruise amidst a rustic ambiance that is rich in history with live narration.
Disembark to visit the unique process of keris (dagger) making, a dying art. Synonymous with the Malay culture and way of life, the keris is a status symbol for Malay Royalties and Dignitaries. Then proceed to visit the The Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery, a gallery with beautiful and interesting architecture was developed according to the standards of other international galleries. The gallery was born from the ideas of His Majesty the Sultan Azlan Shah Muhibbuddin with a reflection to opening the doors to the public into his life journey. Lastly visit the Labu Sayong Center where unique shaped pots are made with deft hands and creative inspirations mostly by womenfolk. The cool water from the pots is believed to have healing properties.
Cross over to Penang, better known as the “Pearl of the Orient” via one of the longest bridge in the world.
Overnight in Panag
Keris making is a cottage industry craft making activities operated by villagers as part of family tradition. The visiting hours varies from time to time and will not be available during the fasting month, local public holidays or if any family occasions take place on the visiting day
DAY 09, FRI: DISCOVERY TOUR OF GEORGETOWN, PENANG (B/-/-)
0900 hrs, depart from hotel for a City, Culture, and Heritage tour of Georgetown, which has been official declared as a UNESCO SITE in 2008. Visit the 3rd longest reclining Buddha figure in the world followed by Kek Lok Si Temple, also known as Temple of 1000 Buddhas, that was built in 1904. It is the most beautiful and largest Buddhist temple complex in SouthEast Asia. Next we visit Fort Cornwallis, the landing site of Captain Francis Light in 1786 when he arrived to start the first British colony in Penang. The tour carries on with a visit to the water village of The Clan Jetties at Weld Quay, so named as residents of each jetty share similar surname. We next take you along Pitt Street, also known as “The Street of Harmony”. Here churches, Chinese temples, mosques and Hindu temples are built along the same street in harmonious existence side by side for centuries. 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 your own leisure. In the late evening, you can explore the nightlife along Batu Ferringhi, Penang style! Overnight in Penang
DAY 10, SAT: PENANG – SINGAPORE (B/-/-)
Upon arrival to Singapore, you will be transferred to your hotel, Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Singapore
DAY 11, SUN: SINGAPORE DEPARTURE – CANADA (B/-/-)
Today you will be transferred to Penang airport for your onward flight
On the last day of the tour, departure flight (ETD) between 0100hrs to 0830hrs is subject to a midnight surcharge.
The rainy season along the East Coast is from November to February. Unexpected flash floods, although rarely, may occur. In such circumstances, the Company reserves the right to make necessary changes to the itinerary.
During the Muslim festival of Hari Raya Aidul Fitri & Hari Raya Aidul Adha together with the Chinese New Year , some places of interest are closed for a period of 2 days (Festive dates are subject to changes).
Dates & rates
Start Date End Date Price (CAD) Tax/Fees (CAD) 23 Jan 2020 2 Feb 2020 $ 3,495.00 $ 0.00 Request
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Accommodation at listed hotels or similar
Arrival and departure transfers
Transportation in a air-conditioned vehicle
Services of local English speaking guides
Kuala Lumpur city tour
Cultural and Heritage tour of Georgetown, Penang
Singapore city tour
Entrance fees as per the itinerary
International return airfare from various gateways
All Air Taxes & fuel surcharges
TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Items of a personal nature, tips & gratuities
Visa fees, if applicable
Malacca Heritage Tax per room per night MYR2.00 payable locally upon check out
Penang Local Government Fee per room per night MYR3.00 payable locally upon check out
International and domestic Airfare for land only passengers
Arrival and departure airport transfers for Land only option
Items not mentioned as included