THE WONDERS OF PENINSULA – 6D/5N
|Tour Code||Duration||Pick Up Time||Meals Included|
|6 Days 5 Nights||09h00/09h15||Breakfast (5)
|Studio – Strawberry Park Cameron Highland (1 Night);
Standard – Bayview Hotel (2 Nights);
Standard – Belum Rainforest Resort, Banding (1 Night);
Standard – Renaissance Kota Bharu (1 Night);
|Day 01: Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands|
|At approximately 09:00 am leave Kuala Lumpur towards Cameron Highlands. This 5 hrs overland transfer will stop at the largest and most important Hindu Temple in Malaysia – the Batu Caves. On your way stop in Tapah before starting the winding uphill road to Cameron Highlands. During the trip stop to see the Iskandar waterfall for a photo, where a small Orang Asli village – the native tribal population of Peninsula Malaysia, is located and its inhabitants might be encountered. Reach Cameron Highlands in the afternoon. Check in at the hotel. Overnight|
|Day 02: Cameron Highlands – Bukit Merah – Penang (Breakfast)|
|At 09:00 am continue the tour of Cameron Highlands. Visit the tea plantations and the tea-processing factory. After the visits, leave to Bukit Merah. Stop at the Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple, a Buddhist temple carved into a limestone mountain. Proceed to Bukit Merah and take the boat to cross the lake to reach the island where there is a centre of research and reproduction for Orang Utans. After the visit, proceed to Penang island through one of the longest bridge in Asia (13.5 Km). Check-in at the hotel. Overnight.|
|Day 03: Penang (Breakfast).|
|At 09.00 am start your visit of Georgetown city and its main attractions. Stop at the Thai Temple of the Reclining Buddha and at the Burmese Temple. Continue to visit the Khoo Kongsi, beautiful Chinese Clan House and visit the Baba & Nyonya Mansion, picturesque museum located near Little India near the beautiful St. George’s Anglican Church. The city tour will allow us also to visit the Kek Lok Si Temple, the biggest Buddhist temple of all Malaysia. End of the city tour and return to the hotel. Free afternoon at leisure for a free walk in the old town.|
|Day 04: Penang – Banding (Breakfast).|
|In the morning visit the Penang Botanical Garden and the Temple of Snakes. Then departure for an overland transfer to Banding Island on Temenggor Lake. Proceed toward the East Coast, crossing the Titiwangsa Range, passing by lushing jungle and plantations, to reach Banding Island, connected to the mainland with 2 bridges. Check in at the Belum Rainforest Resort. Overnight.|
|Day 05: Banding – Kota Bharu (Breakfast / Lunch).|
|After breakfast depart by boat to search for the “Rafflesia” the biggest flower in the world. Proceed through the “elephants trail” to reach the “Salt Lake”, where the animals look for minerals. Enjoy a packed lunch next to a jungle waterfall, with time to swim in the fresh waters. Before heading back to the hotel, stop by an “Orang Asli” village. After lunch departure to Kota Bharu. Check in at the Renaissance hotel. Overnight.|
|Day 06: Kota Bharu – Other Destinations (Perhentian / Redang) (Breakfast)|
|Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport for your next destination.
With an additional supplement, a transfer to Kuala Besut Jetty to the Perhentian Island or Merang/Shahbandar jetty to the Redang Island can be made.
|Airport pick up & drop off, accommodations, meals as stated, tour & activities, entrance fees, overland transfers, English speaking guide.|
|WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED|
|Meals not stated, alcoholic beverages, optional tours and expenditure of personal nature, tips and gratuities for guides, travel insurance.|
|WHAT TO BRING|
|Sunscreen, insect repellent, raincoat, comfortable walking shoes, sunhat, sunglasses, cash, small back pack, swimwear|
* The tea plantation is closed to the public on Mondays and during national holidays.
* Occasionally the Orang Utan island trip may not be available due to shallow waters.
* The Rafflesia flower in Belum can be seen only when in bloom.
* The transfer Kota Bharu – Kuala Besut jetty / Merang jetty / Jetty Shahbandar is available with a surcharge.
**This tour is available on a S.I.C basis as well as a P.V.T basis. Read on to better understand the difference between the two types of tour and what to expect.
|S.I.C – Seat In Coach|
|A S.I.C tour stands for Seat in Coach Tour which means you’ll be sharing an air conditioned van/bus with other fellow travelers with an English speaking tour guide. A S.I.C tour is a great way to share your travelling stories with others and make new friends.|
|P.V.T – Private|
|A P.V.T tour stands for a Private Tour which means that from your arrival until your departure you’ll be fully escorted by your personal tour guide and driver, on your own personal air conditioned van. On a W.G.T private tour you won’t be mixed with other travelers when sightseeing and transferring except in some cases where a private basis isn’t obtainable. Upon availability a foreign speaking guide can be requested. A private package is more flexible and great for groups of friends, families, newlyweds couples etc…|