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Colonial Malaysia with Singapore

13 days from $2,790pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Singapore
  • Malacca
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Ipoh
  • Penang
  • See colonial architecture in the UNESCO city of Malacca that comes from the Portuguese, Dutch and British influence during the spice race.

  • Try the monorail in Kuala Lumpur during a guided walking tour of the city.

  • Visit Ipoh and take in dilapidated mansions and rubber plantations.

  • Soak up the sights, sounds and smells of the bustling UNESCO city of George Town.

  • Stroll around Chinatown and Little India in Singapore, and take in the colonial architecture dotted throughout the city.

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What our specialists say...

Combining two very modern cities with several older towns, this tour gives a good overview of the history of Malaysia, staying in a number of excellent hotels. Over the centuries the country has been home to many different fortune seekers from tin miners and rubber tappers to Chinese merchants and Indian traders. This varied itinerary demonstrates the profound influence of all these different cultures and their effect on modern Malaysia.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Singapore
  • Malacca
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Ipoh
  • Penang

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Day 1 Singapore

Singapore

On arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel, with the rest of the day at leisure.

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Day 2 Singapore

Singapore

Full day at leisure.

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Day 3 Malacca

Singapore , Malacca

Today you leave Singapore by car, travelling into Malaysia where you will be met and transferred on to Malacca.

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Day 4 Malacca

Malacca

Full day at leisure in Malacca, with the option to take a complimentary walking tour at the Majestic.

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Day 5 Kuala Lumpur

Malacca , Kuala Lumpur

This morning you will be collected at the hotel and taken to Kuala Lumpur where you have the afternoon free to relax by the hotel pool or start exploring.

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Day 6 Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Today you will be taken on a private tour of Kuala Lumpur. You will see the main sights and also get a more in depth view of the city by taking local transport such as the monorail and visiting a local tea house to sample the famous teas!

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Day 7 Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Enjoy a full day at leisure in Kuala Lumpur to explore this vibrant city. Visit the famous Twin Towers for spectacular views over the city or people watch in one of the many food courts.

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Day 8 Ipoh

Kuala Lumpur , Ipoh

This morning you will be collected at the hotel and will head north to Ipoh, stopping for breaks along the way.

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Day 9 Ipoh

Ipoh

Spend the morning with your guide exploring the area.

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Day 10 Penang

Ipoh , Penang

Today you continue north to George Town on Penang, with the afternoon at leisure.

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Day 11 Penang

Penang

This morning you will take a guided tour of George Town seeing the history and heritage of this UNESCO city. Temples, markets and stunning architecture are all concentrated in a small area making it great for a walking tour.

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Day 12 Penang

Penang

Enjoy a further day exploring the shops, temples, markets and restaurants of George Town.

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Day 13 Return home

Penang

Transfer to the airport for your flight home via Singapore.

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The specialist who designs your trip to Malaysia will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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