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Overview

Discover a colourful spectrum of Malaysian architecture, history, cultural heritage, crafts and lifestyle in Kuala Lumpur and Malacca. Take in Malacca’s historical highlights with a legacy dating back at least 600 years.

Trip Highlights

Kuala Lumpur & Malacca

See Kuala Lumpur’s architectural highlights

Admire the expansive National Mosque, colonial-era Royal Selangor Club, Moorish railway station and other facades which reflect the city’s past.

Gain insight into Baba-Nyonya culture

Visit a family home-turned-museum to learn about the fascinating history of Malaysia’s Peranakan people.

Discover Malacca’s history

Spend a day touring historic monuments from the city’s Malay Sultanates and Portuguese, Dutch and English immigrants.

Itinerary

1

Arrive - Kuala Lumpur

KLIA to Kuala Lumpur Hotel (60km): 1 hour

After arriving at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, meet and greet with the guide and driver and transfer to the hotel for check in.

After freshening up and taking some time to relax, meet with the guide again for the start of an introductory city tour.  Affectionately known as ‘KL’ to locals, Kuala Lumpur is by far the largest city in Malaysia. This tour covers a colourful spectrum of Malaysian architecture, history, cultural heritage, crafts and lifestyle. Visit Thean Hou Temple, the National Monument & Cenotaph. Stop by the Gate of the King’s Palace, Merdeka Square & Royal Selangor Club in the background. Highlights of the tour include photo-stops at the Petronas Towers, the Moorish-style Railway Building and National Mosque.

After the tour, transfer back to the hotel and either tuck in for the night or head out for a bit of independent exploration of the city’s buzzing nightlife.
Overnight Kuala Lumpur.

2

Kuala Lumpur, Malacca Tour

Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Malacca (135km): 2 hour each way

After breakfast at the hotel, depart for full-day tour of Malacca’s historical highlights. Malacca is a historical city just a few hours from Kuala Lumpur. With a legacy dating back at least 600 years, from the Malay Sultanates to Portuguese, Dutch and English occupations, there may be no better place in Malaysia to uncover rich and varied historical heritage. Visit Porta de Santiago, the last-standing ruins of the old Portuguese fort, A Famosa, which was destroyed by the British in 1512. Then check out the ruins of St. Paul’s Church before heading to Dutch Square. Stops will also be made at Stadthuys, Christ Church, Clock Tower and the Queen Victoria Fountain. before heading to the Baba Nyonya Museum to learn about Peranakan culture that is prevalent in Malacca. Then take a stroll on Jonker Street which has become famous for its collection of antique stores selling strange and wonderful artefacts of a bygone era. Enjoy an authentic Peranakan lunch – a typical local cuisine with Malay and Chinese influences- before ending the tour with a riverboat cruise up the Melaka River.

Later in the afternoon, transfer back to Kuala Lumpur.

Overnight Kuala Lumpur.

3

Kuala Lumpur - Departure

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel and some free time before receiving a transfer to the airport for an onward flight.

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking Guide for transfer and Tours (for other languages supplements apply)
  • Private air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Water
  • Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance (must include helicopter evacuation for Malaysia)
  • Visa for Malaysia
  • All international and domestic air tickets
  • Camera/video entrance fees
  • Tourism Tax – 10MYR per room per night

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