14 Days A Panorama of Malaysia Tour

Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Penang, Kota Kinabalu

Tour Code: TCT-Malaysia-05

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: The best time to visit Malaysia is between February and September

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Tour Feature

Have a bird-eye view of Malaysia, from the Malay Peninsular to Borneo

Enjoy the most classic sightseeing of Malaysia, like Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, and Penang

Take the rainforests adventure and explore wildlife species in Borneo

Relax on the beach of the beautiful tropical island of Malaysia

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Kuala Lumpur Transfer service to hotel
02 Kuala Lumpur King’s Palace, the National Mosque, National Monument & Cenotaph, the Independence Square, Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves
03 Kuala LumpurMalaccaKuala Lumpur Cheong Hoon Teng Temple, Dutch Red Square Stadhuys, St. Paul’s Church, Fortress Porta de Santiago, Jonker Street
04 Kuala LumpurCameron Highlands Drive to Cameron Highlands, Iskandar Waterfall
05 Cameron HighlandsPenang Bho Planatation, Butterfly Park, Cactus Valley, Bee Farm, Drive to Penang
06 Penang Georgetown: Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, Street of Harmony, Fort Cornwallis, Clan Jetty, The Colonial Penang Museum, Wat Chayamangkalaram Siamese, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple
07 Penang Kota Kinabalu Fly to Kota Kinabalu, The Sabah State Mosque, Puh Toh Tze Buddhist Temple, Sabah Museum,  Signal Hill
08 Kota Kinabalu Kinabalu National Park, Poring Hot Spring
09 Kota Kinabalu Sandakan Fly to Sandakan, Observation Pavilion, St. Michael's Church, Kundasang War Memorial
10 Sandakan Sepilok Orang Utan Centre, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
11 Sandakan Gomantong Cave, Kinabatangan River with river cruise
12 Sandakan - Dinawan Island Fly to Kota Kinabalu, Take ferry to Dinawan Island
13 Dinawan Island Free time on the Dinawan Island
14 Dinawan Island - Kota Kinabalu, Departure Free at leisure, transfer to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Kuala Lumpur

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is the 1st stop of this tour. Upon arriving in Kuala Lumpur, you will be greeted by our local tour guide at the airport, and transferred to hotel. Free at leisure to overcome the jet-lag. Hotel can only be checked in after 14:00 each day.

City View of Kuala Lumpur
City View of Kuala Lumpur
 

Day 2Kuala Lumpur

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kuala Lumpur

Today we will spend half-day to explore the modern Kuala Lumpur in the morning. Pick up from the hotel and start to visit the highlights in the city, such as the King’s Palace, the National Mosque and National Monument & Cenotaph, the Independence Square as well as the famous Petronas Twin Towers.

After lunch, drive out of the city and go to visit the well-known Batu Caves, which is a sacred temple for Hindus. Enjoy the free time when you back to the hotel after the tour.

Batu Caves
Batu Caves
 

Day 3Kuala Lumpur Malacca Kuala Lumpur

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kuala Lumpur

Depart from hotel in the morning, then drive southward for about 2 hours to visit Malacca, which is a historical town, founded in 1403. You will be amazed by the fascinating history and multi-culture heritage in this old town. After an authentic Malaysia lunch, we will visit the Cheong Hoon Teng Temple. This is the oldest Chinese Temple in Malaysia and one must-see stop. Then we will move to the Dutch Red Square Stadhuys, a famous landmark of Malacca. With the local guide’s escort, we will walk through the ruins of St. Paul's Church as well as the Fortress Porta de Santiago, another two important scenic spots in this old town. All of them are the must-visit spots in Malacca. Then you could stroll leisurely along Jonker Street, where you could find many antiques, souvenirs arts and crafts, etc. Drive back to overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

Malacca Strait Mosque
Malacca Strait Mosque
 

Day 4Kuala LumpurCameron Highlands

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Cameron Highlands

After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Our local guide meets you and escorts you to Cameron Highlands, which is the most popular hill retreat in Malaysia. It will take about 4-5 hours driving from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands. We will stop on the way, visiting Iskandar Waterfall and an aborigine settlement.

Check-in the hotel first when we arrive in Cameron Highlands. You will enjoy your free time in the afternoon, to relax in a beautiful nature.

Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands
 

Day 5Cameron Highlands - Penang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Penang

In the morning, we will go to visit Bho Planatation, which is almost the largest tea plantation in the whole Malaysia. After that, we will drive to visit Butterfly Park, Cactus Valley, Bee Farm, as well as Strawberry Farm. The local market and temples cannot be missed. Enjoy the famous English high tea at the Lakehouse Cameron Highland, with scones, cream as well as local strawberry jam.

In the afternoon, we will set off for Penang, which will take about 4 hours on the road.

Penang City View
Penang City View
 

Day 6Penang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Penang

Georgetown is the capital of Penang Island. It is colorful and multicultural, named after King George III of England. After a breakfast, we drive to Georgetown, who is well known for those old colonial buildings with good preservation. In the city, you will visit the famous landmarks such as Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, Street of Harmony, Fort Cornwallis and Clan Jetty.

The Colonial Penang Museum is another highlight today, where you will take a glimpse of the rich heritage of the state. Then we will visit some temples, such as Wat Chayamangkalaram Siamese and Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, admiring the amazing architectures. Free at leisure in the rest time of the day. You can walk around by yourself or take a rickshaw to savor the local cuisine.

Penang Street Art
Penang Street Art
 

Day 7Penang Kota Kinabalu

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Kota Kinabalu

Enjoy breakfast in the hotel and check out from the hotel. Our local guide will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight to Kota Kinabalu, the gateway city of East Malaysia and the capital city of Sabah, you will be picked up by the local tour guide and enjoy your free time in the city today.

In the afternoon, you could explore the city of Kota Kinabalu by yourself or taking an optional tour. The Sabah State Mosque is definitely the architectural splendor for a visit to the city. It is majestic with the blue inlaid onion dome. Then go to visit the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion at the Puh Toh Tze Buddhist Temple, which is in a traditional Chinese style temple. The Yayasan Tower, officially known as Menara Tun Mustapha, stands 122 meters high. And then continue a visit to Sabah Museum, keep immersing yourself in the local culture. We will have a pass-by driving through the Kampung Likas and the Likas Wetland, which is a natural bird sanctuary. Then we will up to Signal Hill along the winding roads, enjoying a panoramic view of the city, the sea with dotted islands. If you are interested in the local market, we could have a stop at the buzzing Filipino market, where you could buy some souvenirs before transfer back to the hotel.

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
 

Day 8Kota Kinabalu

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kota Kinabalu

Enjoy hotel breakfast and drive for about 0.5 hours to Tamparuli Town, where you will visit Historical Wooden Shop and walk across the " Jambatan Tamparruli", a suspension bridge, which is a famous landmark in this small town. Then we will keep driving for about another 1.5 hours toward Kinabalu National Park. You will see the villages and paddy fields along the mountainous roads of the Crocker range. When you arrive at Kinabalu Park, you will find the temperature change. Walk along the trails in the botanical garden, you will have a majestic view of Mt. Kinabalu, which is the highest mountain in Malaysia, just following the New Guinea and Himalaya. Lunch is arranged in a local restaurant. Then we will drive for about 47 km toward the Poring Hot Spring, which is a natural hot spring with Japanese baths for visitors to soak and relax. You can also try the Treetop Canopy Walk (optional), to experience the height of 41 meters above the ground by walking on the suspension bridges over the tropical jungle.

Then you will be transferred back to your hotel. A wonderful trip to Kinabalu National Park is over for today.

Kinabalu National Park
Kinabalu National Park
 

Day 9Kota Kinabalu Sandakan

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Sandakan

In the morning, take a flight to Sandakan, a paradise for animal and forest adventure lovers. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you and transfer you to check-in hotel.

In the afternoon, we will start a discovery tour in Sandakan. The 1st stop is the Observation Pavilion to have a bird-eye view of the city. Then explore the Central Market and continue the trip to St. Michael's Church, which is a colonial-style building. Then move to the Kundasang War Memorial before a transfer back to the hotel.

Sandakan City View
Sandakan City View
 

Day 10Sandakan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sandakan

In the morning, we will drive to visit the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Centre, which was founded in 1964, to help the captive orang utans to learn climbing and fending for themselves in the wild. In this case, they will have a chance to return to the forest in future. You will get a close view of the orang utans and have a chance to take photos for them in a short distance.

After lunch at a local restaurant, we will keep visiting the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Proboscis monkeys are indigenous monkeys in Borneo. After the wildlife trip for today, we will back to the hotel.

Sepilok Orang Utan Centre
Sepilok Orang Utan Centre
 

Day 11Sandakan Sukau Kinabatangan River Sandakan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sandakan

Check out from hotel in the morning, then transfer to visit the Gomantong Cave. It will take around 2 hours driving through the oil palm plantations and countryside. The Gomantong Cave is the largest bird's nest cave in Sabah and it is also home to millions of bats and swiftlets. Then keep driving for half an hour, we will reach the Kinabatangan River, which is one of the richest ecosystems in the world. Then take a short boat from Kampung Bilit to Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge before lunch at a lodge restaurant with a welcome drink. In the late afternoon, join in a river cruise to discover the indigenous proboscis monkeys, a variety of birds as well as other wildlife along the river. Return to Sandakan for overnight.

Kinabatangan River Cruise
Kinabatangan River Cruise
 

Day 12Sandakan Kota Kinabalu - Dinawan Island

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: on the Dinawan Island

After breakfast, drive to the airport to catch a flight to Kota Kinabalu. The local driver-guide will meet you and transfer you to the Marina Sutera jetty for around 25minutes, from which you will board a boat out to Dinawan Island for around 20 minutes.
 

Day 13Dinawan Island

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: on the Dinawan Island

It is a leisure day for you today.

After breakfast, you could choose to hit the water with a snorkeling trip. This is a find way to explore this beautiful island. Relaxing on the beach is also a good choice. You can also take some water activities as optional tours, such as kayaking, surfing, etc.

Relax at the beach
Relax on the beach
 

Day 14Dinawan Island Kota Kinabalu, Departure

Meals: Breakfast

Free at leisure before transfer to airport for your departure flight.

Service ends

Day 1Arrival Kuala Lumpur

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is the 1st stop of this tour. Upon arriving in Kuala Lumpur, you will be greeted by our local tour guide at the airport, and transferred to hotel. Free at leisure to overcome the jet-lag. Hotel can only be checked in after 14:00 each day.

City View of Kuala Lumpur
City View of Kuala Lumpur
 

Day 2Kuala Lumpur

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kuala Lumpur

Today we will spend half-day to explore the modern Kuala Lumpur in the morning. Pick up from the hotel and start to visit the highlights in the city, such as the King’s Palace, the National Mosque and National Monument & Cenotaph, the Independence Square as well as the famous Petronas Twin Towers.

After lunch, drive out of the city and go to visit the well-known Batu Caves, which is a sacred temple for Hindus. Enjoy the free time when you back to the hotel after the tour.

Batu Caves
Batu Caves
 

Day 3Kuala Lumpur Malacca Kuala Lumpur

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kuala Lumpur

Depart from hotel in the morning, then drive southward for about 2 hours to visit Malacca, which is a historical town, founded in 1403. You will be amazed by the fascinating history and multi-culture heritage in this old town. After an authentic Malaysia lunch, we will visit the Cheong Hoon Teng Temple. This is the oldest Chinese Temple in Malaysia and one must-see stop. Then we will move to the Dutch Red Square Stadhuys, a famous landmark of Malacca. With the local guide’s escort, we will walk through the ruins of St. Paul's Church as well as the Fortress Porta de Santiago, another two important scenic spots in this old town. All of them are the must-visit spots in Malacca. Then you could stroll leisurely along Jonker Street, where you could find many antiques, souvenirs arts and crafts, etc. Drive back to overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

Malacca Strait Mosque
Malacca Strait Mosque
 

Day 4Kuala LumpurCameron Highlands

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Cameron Highlands

After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Our local guide meets you and escorts you to Cameron Highlands, which is the most popular hill retreat in Malaysia. It will take about 4-5 hours driving from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands. We will stop on the way, visiting Iskandar Waterfall and an aborigine settlement.

Check-in the hotel first when we arrive in Cameron Highlands. You will enjoy your free time in the afternoon, to relax in a beautiful nature.

Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands
 

Day 5Cameron Highlands - Penang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Penang

In the morning, we will go to visit Bho Planatation, which is almost the largest tea plantation in the whole Malaysia. After that, we will drive to visit Butterfly Park, Cactus Valley, Bee Farm, as well as Strawberry Farm. The local market and temples cannot be missed. Enjoy the famous English high tea at the Lakehouse Cameron Highland, with scones, cream as well as local strawberry jam.

In the afternoon, we will set off for Penang, which will take about 4 hours on the road.

Penang City View
Penang City View
 

Day 6Penang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Penang

Georgetown is the capital of Penang Island. It is colorful and multicultural, named after King George III of England. After a breakfast, we drive to Georgetown, who is well known for those old colonial buildings with good preservation. In the city, you will visit the famous landmarks such as Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, Street of Harmony, Fort Cornwallis and Clan Jetty.

The Colonial Penang Museum is another highlight today, where you will take a glimpse of the rich heritage of the state. Then we will visit some temples, such as Wat Chayamangkalaram Siamese and Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, admiring the amazing architectures. Free at leisure in the rest time of the day. You can walk around by yourself or take a rickshaw to savor the local cuisine.

Penang Street Art
Penang Street Art
 

Day 7Penang Kota Kinabalu

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Kota Kinabalu

Enjoy breakfast in the hotel and check out from the hotel. Our local guide will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight to Kota Kinabalu, the gateway city of East Malaysia and the capital city of Sabah, you will be picked up by the local tour guide and enjoy your free time in the city today.

In the afternoon, you could explore the city of Kota Kinabalu by yourself or taking an optional tour. The Sabah State Mosque is definitely the architectural splendor for a visit to the city. It is majestic with the blue inlaid onion dome. Then go to visit the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion at the Puh Toh Tze Buddhist Temple, which is in a traditional Chinese style temple. The Yayasan Tower, officially known as Menara Tun Mustapha, stands 122 meters high. And then continue a visit to Sabah Museum, keep immersing yourself in the local culture. We will have a pass-by driving through the Kampung Likas and the Likas Wetland, which is a natural bird sanctuary. Then we will up to Signal Hill along the winding roads, enjoying a panoramic view of the city, the sea with dotted islands. If you are interested in the local market, we could have a stop at the buzzing Filipino market, where you could buy some souvenirs before transfer back to the hotel.

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
 

Day 8Kota Kinabalu

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kota Kinabalu

Enjoy hotel breakfast and drive for about 0.5 hours to Tamparuli Town, where you will visit Historical Wooden Shop and walk across the " Jambatan Tamparruli", a suspension bridge, which is a famous landmark in this small town. Then we will keep driving for about another 1.5 hours toward Kinabalu National Park. You will see the villages and paddy fields along the mountainous roads of the Crocker range. When you arrive at Kinabalu Park, you will find the temperature change. Walk along the trails in the botanical garden, you will have a majestic view of Mt. Kinabalu, which is the highest mountain in Malaysia, just following the New Guinea and Himalaya. Lunch is arranged in a local restaurant. Then we will drive for about 47 km toward the Poring Hot Spring, which is a natural hot spring with Japanese baths for visitors to soak and relax. You can also try the Treetop Canopy Walk (optional), to experience the height of 41 meters above the ground by walking on the suspension bridges over the tropical jungle.

Then you will be transferred back to your hotel. A wonderful trip to Kinabalu National Park is over for today.

Kinabalu National Park
Kinabalu National Park
 

Day 9Kota Kinabalu Sandakan

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Sandakan

In the morning, take a flight to Sandakan, a paradise for animal and forest adventure lovers. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you and transfer you to check-in hotel.

In the afternoon, we will start a discovery tour in Sandakan. The 1st stop is the Observation Pavilion to have a bird-eye view of the city. Then explore the Central Market and continue the trip to St. Michael's Church, which is a colonial-style building. Then move to the Kundasang War Memorial before a transfer back to the hotel.

Sandakan City View
Sandakan City View
 

Day 10Sandakan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sandakan

In the morning, we will drive to visit the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Centre, which was founded in 1964, to help the captive orang utans to learn climbing and fending for themselves in the wild. In this case, they will have a chance to return to the forest in future. You will get a close view of the orang utans and have a chance to take photos for them in a short distance.

After lunch at a local restaurant, we will keep visiting the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Proboscis monkeys are indigenous monkeys in Borneo. After the wildlife trip for today, we will back to the hotel.

Sepilok Orang Utan Centre
Sepilok Orang Utan Centre
 

Day 11Sandakan Sukau Kinabatangan River Sandakan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sandakan

Check out from hotel in the morning, then transfer to visit the Gomantong Cave. It will take around 2 hours driving through the oil palm plantations and countryside. The Gomantong Cave is the largest bird's nest cave in Sabah and it is also home to millions of bats and swiftlets. Then keep driving for half an hour, we will reach the Kinabatangan River, which is one of the richest ecosystems in the world. Then take a short boat from Kampung Bilit to Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge before lunch at a lodge restaurant with a welcome drink. In the late afternoon, join in a river cruise to discover the indigenous proboscis monkeys, a variety of birds as well as other wildlife along the river. Return to Sandakan for overnight.

Kinabatangan River Cruise
Kinabatangan River Cruise
 

Day 12Sandakan Kota Kinabalu - Dinawan Island

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: on the Dinawan Island

After breakfast, drive to the airport to catch a flight to Kota Kinabalu. The local driver-guide will meet you and transfer you to the Marina Sutera jetty for around 25minutes, from which you will board a boat out to Dinawan Island for around 20 minutes.
 

Day 13Dinawan Island

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: on the Dinawan Island

It is a leisure day for you today.

After breakfast, you could choose to hit the water with a snorkeling trip. This is a find way to explore this beautiful island. Relaxing on the beach is also a good choice. You can also take some water activities as optional tours, such as kayaking, surfing, etc.

Relax at the beach
Relax on the beach
 

Day 14Dinawan Island Kota Kinabalu, Departure

Meals: Breakfast

Free at leisure before transfer to airport for your departure flight.

Service ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Oct 1st – Apr 30th May 1st –Sep 30th
2 ~ 5 pax $- $-
6 ~ 9 pax $- $-

Notice:
Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions , the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.

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