Malaysians grow up in Singapore

Highlights of Singapore and Malaysia's Peninsula

This Singapore and Malaysia trip combines cultural treasures and natural wonders with a relaxing break on the beach.

As with all of our Asia tours, you can also adapt this tour to suit your needs. Contact us to receive a tailor-made offer - free of charge and without obligation.

Overview of the trip

DayplaceHighlightsHotel options
1 - 3SingaporeVibrant island city-state, cultural melting pot, glittering high-rise junglePark Regis, Swissotel Merchant Court
3 - 5MalaccaUNESCO world cultural heritage, Asian cultural heritage and colonial past, colorful everyday life, religion and authentic city districtsHotel Puri Melaka, Casa del Rio Melaka
5 - 8Kuala LumpurPulsating metropolis, historical and cultural sights, culinary diversityAnggun Boutique Hotel, The Majestic
8 - 10Taman Negara National ParkDense tropical rainforest, great biodiversity, hundreds of species of birds, hikes and walksMutiara Taman Negara
10 - 12Cameron HighlandsGreen hills and a pleasant climate, tea and strawberry plantations, colonial charmStrawberry Park Resort, Cameron Highland Resort
12 - 15PenangUNESCO World Heritage Site George Town, Lively Markets and Authentic Asian Tradition, Tropical Forests and BeachesThe Wembley - A St Giles Hotel, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
15 - 19LangkawiHeavenly Beaches, Rainforest & Gunung Raya Mountain, Langkawi Skybridge & SkycabCasa Del Mar, Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Itinerary

Transfer from Singapore Airport to the hotel

Singapore

Singapore, an island and city-state, is a melting pot of cultures. There are modern skyscrapers next to Indian temples, shopping malls next to Chinatown. The main attractions include numerous shopping and entertainment centers as well as Sentosa Island.

City tour and visit to the botanical garden (private)
Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the multicultural soul of Singapore! Stroll through the city's colonial district and check out the vast Padang lawn, which is surrounded by several important monuments. Look out for the landmark Esplanade - Theaters on the Bay, which is a performing arts center and is located near the estuary. You can also admire the city's most popular attraction: the towering Merlion statue depicts a mythical creature that is half lion, half fish. Then visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of the oldest and most important Hokkien temples in Singapore. Then head to the 161-year-old Botanical Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to the vibrant Chinatown and Little India districts. During colonial times, the British policy of segregation ensured that Tamil immigrants lived in these areas. Round off the sightseeing tour with a cup of coffee in one of the lively street cafes. (Best travel time: November - February. Time: Flexible; Half day; Private activity; Private transfer; Meal included: No; Physical effort: Easy. Please note that some sections have to be covered on foot; Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring your camera.)

Room categoryPark Room
Cateringbreakfast
styleInternational

Drive from Singapore to Malacca (245 km, 4 hours)

Malacca

Let yourself be enchanted by the medieval flair, the excellent cuisine, the cosmopolitan charm and the picturesque streets and picturesque buildings of Malacca.

City Tour and Excursion into a Turbulent Past - Private Half Day Tour
Discover the medieval charm, culinary diversity and cosmopolitan character of Malacca on this day tour. Visit a variety of historical sites such as St. Paul’s Hill, where Saint Francis Xavier is buried, and the impressive Portuguese fortress of Porta De Santiago. Climb St. Paul's Hill, where at the beginning of the day you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view of the city at your feet. Then visit the Independence Monument, which testifies to Malaysia's tough struggle for independence, and the Melaka Tree, and don't miss a glimpse of the magnificent Melaka Sultan's Palace. When you make your way to the Street of Harmony in bustling Chinatown, make a detour to the Hindu Sri Poyyatha V. Moorthi Temple, the Kampung Kling Mosque and the Chinese Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. There is also a lot to discover on the Dutch square. Visit the famous Stadthuys, Tan Beng Swee Clock Tower and Queen Victoria’s Fountain. In between, try some of Malacca's delicious street food specialties before heading to Bukit Cina, a historically significant hill, towards the end of the day. At the end of your tour, visit the Poh San Teng Temple and Hang Li Poh’s fountain. (Private half-day excursion; private transfers; duration: approx. 4 hours; fitness level: easy)

Room categorySuperior room
Cateringbreakfast
styleHeritage
Room categoryDeluxe River View
Cateringbreakfast
styleInternational

Today your chauffeur guide will take you from Malacca to Kuala Lumpur in a private vehicle (duration: 3 hours)

Kuala Lumpur

In Kuala Lumpur, simply called "KL" by the residents, the gateway to Southeast Asia opens. Far beyond its borders, Kulala Lumpur is known above all for one thing: its diverse culinary offer and the almost endless shopping opportunities.

Architectural Gem Putrajaya - Half Day Excursion
Explore Malaysia's government and administrative center, Putrajaya, an architectural gem only about a half-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. In the center of the planned city there is an artificial lake, which is surrounded by well-tended, open green spaces. Drive along the exotic boulevards and leafy avenues of the modern city and marvel at imposing buildings. Stroll past the Prime Minister's office and official residence, and visit the majestic Putra Mosque and Putra Bridge, which are characteristic of the planned city. Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing boat ride across Putraya Lake and let the surroundings sink in. (Half-day excursion, 3.5 hours duration)

City Tour of Kuala Lumpur (Private)
Discover the rich history of Kuala Lumpur on this guided tour. Start with a visit to the National Mosque (Masjid Negara) with its modern construction and umbrella-shaped roof. Then it goes to the war memorial Tugu Negara, which is dedicated to the fallen soldiers of the two world wars. The memorial was designed by Felix D. Warden, who also designed the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Washington D.C. Then take a break to snap photos of the Tudor-style cricket club and the old train station with Mohammedan architecture. The tour concludes with a visit to the six-story Thean Hou Temple in Robson Heights. It is dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Thean Hou and one of the largest temples in Southeast Asia. The panoramic view from the hill on Kuala Lumpur is a special highlight. (Please note that the National Mosque is closed on Fridays; half day; private activity; physical strain: easy. Please note that some sections have to be covered on foot.)

Room categoryColonial Suite - Majestic Wing
Cateringbreakfast
styleHeritage

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Labu Sentral pier (190 km, 4 hours)

Ferry from Labu Sentra to Taman Negara Hotel (2 hours)

Taman Negara National Park

Taman Negara is one of the best preserved and most biodiverse forests in all of Southeast Asia. With its 130 million year old tropical jungle, the Taman Negara is home to one of the oldest forest areas on earth.

2 nights / 3 days program in Taman Negara National Park
Day 1: Experience the wilderness up close in Malaysia's famous rainforest, the Taman Negara. After check-in you have the opportunity to look around in peace and let the tropical landscape work its magic on you. In the evening you will be pampered with a delicious dinner and learn more about this historic park from a film screening. During a night hike through the rainforest, with a little luck you will discover some nocturnal animals. Day 2: At lofty heights you walk over suspension bridges, enjoy the breathtaking panorama and keep an eye out for the different animal species that inhabit the forest. Hike a scenic route past thundering rivers and sky-high trees to Teresek Hill, where a wonderful panorama opens up over the tropical green hills and valleys. After lunch, take a boat trip to the Lata Berkoh Cascades. Take a seat on the stones and marvel at the rapids. Day 3: After breakfast it is time to say goodbye to the wonderful nature and return to civilization. (Duration: 2 nights / 3 days; group activities, shared transfers; all meals included; fitness level: easy to moderate, activities can be adapted to your fitness level and interests; please bring hiking shoes, insect repellent, binoculars, flashlight and a rain jacket.)

Room categorychalet
CateringFull board and all activities
styleLodge

Ferry from Taman Negara Hotel to Labu Sentral Pier (2 hours)

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highland (205 Kms, 4 hours)

Cameron Highlands

The emerald green hills of the Malaysian Cameron Highlands are a popular excursion and travel destination. Due to their altitude of about 1500 meters, they offer a pleasantly cool climate for tropical conditions.

Half-Day Cameron Highlands Forest Hike (Private)
Go on a hike through the dense rainforests of the Cameron Highlands to discover the special biodiversity of this natural habitat in the company of an experienced naturalist. The montane rainforest is located in the Titiwangsa mountain range, which was formed more than 130 million years ago. The climatic conditions make the forests the perfect habitat for numerous animal and plant species. The area has a rainfall of 1,750 to 2,000 mm with high temperatures all year round. This hike is suitable for both experienced trekkers and beginners and takes you deep into the heart of the mountain forests. Your naturalist guide will bring you closer to the mystique of the rainforest and show you amazing plants such as carnivorous pitcher plants, wild orchids, epiphytes growing on tree trunks, giant tree ferns and lipstick-like shame flowers. More than seventy species of colorful birds can be seen in this tropical paradise, including trogons, whistlingbirds and scissortails. (Start: 9:00 am; duration: 3.5 hours; private activity; no transfer included; physical strain: moderate. Please note that people with physical disabilities can take part as long as they have someone with them to help them .)

Drive from Cameron Highland to Penang (250 Kms, 4.5 hours)

Penang

The enchanting state of Penang is located directly on the Strait of Malacca and includes a long stretch of coastline and the island of Penang of the same name, on which George Town, the capital of Penang, is located.

Explore George Town's Heritage by Pedicab Pedicab (Private)
Travel back in time as you tour George Town on a cycle rickshaw, the city's oldest mode of transport. Your five-hour tour begins at Fort Cornwallis, the largest fort in Malaysia. As you meander through the city's narrow streets, you will pass the Jubilee bell tower. This was donated to Penang by local millionaire Cheah Chen Eok in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee. Drive through Little India, full of colorful sari shops and fragrant spices. Visit St. George’s, the oldest Anglican church in Southeast Asia. Your drive ends at 'The Blue Mansion', the most photographed building in George Town. This 38-room, 220-window mansion was commissioned by Cheong Fatt Tze. The Hakka dealer was known as 'Rockefeller of the East' and had the building built for his seventh and dearest wife. An indigo-based lime paint gives the building its characteristic blue color. (Half day; private activity; the ride with the cycle rickshaw takes 2 hours; physical strain: easy. Please note that some sections have to be covered on foot.)

Penang City Tour (Private)
Your first stop on this five hour tour is Wat Chayamangkalaram. Also known as the 'Temple of the Reclining Buddha', the complex houses one of the longest reclining Buddha statues in the world. Then, step back in time with a visit to Penang's Colonial Museum. Then browse a cocoa boutique before heading to the historic downtown area, the heart of which is Fort Cornwallis. It was built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century and still shines in full splendor with its cannons. Take a stroll along the clan jetty and take a look at the traditional houses built on stilts. End your tour with a slow drive down the 'Road of Harmony'. Here you will find holy places of all four main religions: St. George’s Church, the Temple of the Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin Temple), the Sri Mahamariamman Temple and the Kapitan Keling Mosque. (Half day; private activity; physical strain: easy. Please note that some sections have to be covered on foot.)

Transfer from the hotel to Penang Airport

Flight from Penang to Langkawi (flight time: 30 min.)

Transfer from Langkawi Airport to the hotel

Langkawi

Langkawi, the jewel of the Kedah region, is a group of tropical islands that is still relatively unknown to tourists.

Room categorySeaview Studio Suite
Cateringbreakfast
styleBeach resort

Transfer from the hotel to Langkawi Airport

Flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur (flight time: 1.5 hours)

Price & Services

  • Option 1 From € 4,490 / person
  • Option 2 From € 6,590 / person

The prices are in EUR excluding international flights. The tour price is based on the rates for hotels and other travel components during the low season and may change depending on the availability of the hotels, currency fluctuations and the number of travelers. Please contact us for the prices for the high season and give us your exact travel dates.

Services included:

  • Overnight stays & meals as described in the itinerary
  • Excursions & activities as described in the itinerary
  • The transport as described in the itinerary
  • Your personal travel agent (available 24 hours a day)

Services not included

  • Entrance fees & additional meals, if not described in the itinerary
  • Tips & personal expenses
  • Visa fees & tourism taxes
  • Travel cancellation, travel interruption and international travel health insurance
  • International flights
Happy guests speak for themselves:

We felt extremely well looked after from the first phone call. So it went on with the preparation of the travel route, selection of hotels and activities, etc. Ms. Bist also gave us excellent support during the trip (checking in flights, helping with minor problems in hotels).

- Emil Schubert
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