Grand Peninsular East Coast

Cameron Highland
Cameron Highland
Cameron Highland
Cameron Highland
Penang
Penang
Penang
Penang
Belum
Belum
Belum
Belum
Kota Bharu Mercato
Kota Bharu Mercato
  

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
6 days and 5 nights
Malaysia (Cameron Highlands, Penang, Banding Island, Kota Bharu)
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

Description

 Daily Departure With English Speaking driver only

Note: Belum , All excursions in Belum Reserve are on collectiv base.

please be informed that an Entry Permit is required to access the State Park. We will require a copy of each client passport.

Hotels reserved ( or similar)
Cameron Highland:  Strawberry Park
Penang :  Royal Chulan Penang (Ex Royal Bintang)
Belum: Belum Rainforest (La tripla è basata su TWIN +01 SGL Room)
Kota Bharu: Renaissance KBR

Program

Day 1: Kuala Lumpur / Cameron Highlands (L)
In the morning depart for Cameron Highlands which is 1542 meters above sea level and famous for its tea plantation and cool temperatures. Proceed north to Cameron with 1st stop at Batu Caves famous for the temples built inside big caves; you have to climb 272 steps to reach the top. On the way visit Lata Iskandar waterfall, a native settlement and a bamboo basket-making stall. Sweaters are recommended for evenings. Overnight.

Day 2: Cameron Highlands /Penang (B/L/D)
Breakfast in the hotel. Cameron Highland tour starts in the morning with a visit to the tea plantation, tea factory and vegetable market. After that, proceed to Penang. Along the journey visit the Perak Tong Temple in Ipoh, the Ubudiah Mosque, Iskandariah Palace, Istana Kenangan Museum. Along the way stop by at the Orang Utan Island, a small island in the middle of the 7,000 acre freshwater lake where a number of orang utans are kept in their natural habitat. Cross the third longest bridge in the world, that links the Peninsula and Penang Island. Overnight.

Day 3: Penang (B)
After breakfast the day tour starts with the visit at the Kek Lok Si Temple, a Buddhist Temple where Mahayana Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals blend into a harmonious whole. The tour continues with the sightseeing of Georgetown city, visiting the reclining Buddha at the Wat Chayamangkalaram, the 4th longest reclining Buddha in the world. Next visit the Fort Cornwallis of the East India co., where Captain Francis Light landed in 1786. View the heritage of the Khoo Kongsi clan house, where you will be fascinated by the detailed carvings on the walls, pillars and roofs by master craftsmen from China. Be amused by the colours, sounds, perfumes and faces of the people living in the streets of Little India. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight.

Day 4: Penang /Belum (B /L/D)
After breakfast depart for Banding Island to visit the Belum-Temenggor Rainforest, where the wonders of nature come alive. Over 130 million years of age and encompassing 300,000 hectares, this tropical paradise is home to a vast number of species of animals and plants, many of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The journey takes you through the main mountain range that offers a breathtaking view of the tropical rainforest. After lunch depart to Temenggor Park by boat for sightseeing, bird watching and wildlife spotting along the way. Expected arrival at Orang Asli Village – Negrito Tribe. On the way back to resort, drop by at Sungai Gadong to see a magnificent Rafflesia. Return to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight.
Note: the sighting of Rafflesia is not guaranteed. It is subject to flower blooming.
Please be informed that an Entry Permit is required to access the State Park. We will require a copy of each client passport.

Day 5: Belum /Kota Bahru (B /L)
In the morning after breakfast depart for Kota Bharu passing by the border town of Rantau Panjang. This border town is very popular for shopping because it's a duty free area. Proceed to Wat Phothirihan to witness the most famous Reclining Buddha in Tumpat, which was built in 1973. It is 40 m in length, 11 m in height and 9 m in width. Check in at the Hotel. Visit the traditional craft centers such as the silver handicraft, kite making and top spinning and not to forget the Siti Khadijah Central Market. Overnight.

Day 6: Kota Bahru (B)
Breakfast in the hotel and depart according to next arrangements either to the airport or jetty. (Jetty to Perhentian or Redang Island)

Price includes

- A/C Transportation
- Private English Speaking Driver
- SIC tours/boat in Belum
– Meals as stated
- Entrance Fees
– Penang Heritage Tax

Meals: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, C = Dinner

Price does not include

- Airline Ticket
– Airport Tax
– Porters - Personal expenses
- Jetty to Perhentian or Redang Island
- Tips etc