Malaysian Highlands, Heritage and Island Escape
This is a comprehensive, luxury tour of mainland Malaysia and its cultural cornerstones with an exotic island escape to Pangkor Laut
Personalised journeys from start to finish
Save an acre of rainforest each time you travel
Every detail taken care of
- Completely private tours of the Cameron Highlands, Penang and Kuala Lumpur
- Private tour options in Pangkor Laut
- Luxury accommodation throughout
- Meet and greet airport service
- Full support from your Travel Concierge before, during and after your trip
At a glance
This is a trip to show you the very best of mainland Malaysia‘s cultural heritage and scenic locations, to include four nights relaxing on the heavenly shores of Pangkor Laut Island.
Begin with Malaysia‘s distinctive highland life of tea plantations, hill stations and rolling countryside in the Cameron Highlands. Enjoy exploring them with guided walks or by bicycle. Your next stop is cultural heartland of Penang for a private heritage tour of the city and a guided night-time excursion around the UNESCO site of George Town. Then spend four delightful nights on the tranquil island of Pangkor Laut; soaking up the sun, fine service and exquisite beaches. Spend two further nights in Kuala Lumpur to relax in preparation for your flight home.
Example Trip Itinerary
Private transfer to Cameron Highland Resort
Check in to your room at the colonial Cameron Highlands Resort.
Embark on a short afternoon walk through the hills and forests of the Cameron Highlands. Return to your resort for dinner.
This fascinating tour will cover most of the highlights of the Cameron Highlands. You will begin by cruising through the green carpets of Boh Tea plantation - the pioneer of the growers in Malaysia. Founded in 1929 by John Archibald Russell, a Scot, this vast estate is still owned and managed by the family till today. Here you will not only see the various types of flowers and vegetables but also the methods used by the industrious local farming community. After that, you will take a visit to a local market where most of the local produce can be found.
Private transfer to E&O Penang
Check in to your room at sophisticated the E&O Penang.
Travel through the bustling streets of Georgetown to the 360 Sky Bar where you will enjoy dinner whilst taking in the sights of Penang.
Experience an afternoon travelling through bustling Georgetown on a trishaw before taking a stroll around Weld Quay, Khoo Kongsi, Street of Harmony, Penang Peranakan Mansion, E&O Hotel and Little India (Mahamariamman Temple. Afternoon Tea will then be served at the E&O Hotel.
Private Transfer from Penang to the Marina
Boat Transfer from Penang Marina to Pangkor Laut
Check in to your villa at the beautiful Pangkor Laut Island Resort.
Spend your time on this paradise island retreat relaxing on secluded beaches and visiting traditional fishing villages.
Boat Transfer from Pangkor Laut to Penang Marina
Private Transfer from Penang Marina to Kuala Lumpur Hotel
Accommodation in Kuala Lumpur
- 21 rooms
- Wireless Internet
- Lagoon pool
- Rooftop area
Ten minutes out of the city centre, Villa Samadhi sits in one of Kuala Lumpur’s more tranquil and affluent neighbourhoods. Beautiful Asian antiques and a luxury, ethnic Malay style mix to make this a genuine sanctuary amid one of the busiest cities in Asia. The spacious and lavish guestrooms boast an array of luxurious features, with large beds, walk-in wardrobes, oversized plunge tubs and private balconies. Besides these grand, contemporary pieces, exquisite Asian antiquities dot the rooms, adding cultural elements to the decor. All ground floor guestrooms are based beside the lagoon pool; this cool spot is the perfect place to unwind and while away the day. Dining is also taken care of at Villa Samadhi with Mandi-Mandi, the all-day dining room which serves up delicious cuisine exclusively for guests.
- 602 rooms, 41 suites, 51 executive apartments
- Spa and wellness facilities
- Twice daily housekeeping
Right in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur, among lush gardens and close to the immense Petronas Twin Towers, this high-end hotel boasts stylish interiors, expansive rooms and an array of delicious dining options. Ten dining spots are on offer here with cuisines varying from Oriental to Mediterranean. With all rooms and suites offering magnificent city vistas, the accommodation at Mandarin Oriental is a lavish space where guests can relax and enjoy the comforts of top quality service. This sense of relaxation extends from the guestrooms to the spa and wellness facilities. Indulge in some tranquil treatments, or take one of the many classes at the modern fitness centre. Sporting pursuits are also taken care of with an outdoor infinity edge pool, two outdoor tennis courts and two indoor squash courts all available.
- 571 guestrooms
- Airport transfer
- Business Centre and conference rooms
- Foreign exchange counter
- Postal and courier service
- Babysitting / Child Care
- Car rental
Found in Kuala Lumpur’s centre, Shangri La Traders blends the highest levels of comfort with excellent, personalised service from a skilled team. The 571 refined rooms are a serene and modern space where guests can overlook the city’s skyline or park scenes. With the city’s commercial, retail and entertainment centre sitting right on the hotel’s doorstep, Shangri La Traders boasts the ideal location. Making the most of its eye-catching setting, the hotel possesses a rooftop swimming pool and spa, as well as the rooftop SkyBar. High on the 33rd floor, this is a much-loved spot for locals and out-of-towners alike serving up some delectable cocktails. After a couple of sundowners go dine on either gourmet Western or Asian cuisine at the resident restaurants, Gobo Chit Chat and Gobo Upstairs Lounge.
Explore this bustling metropolis, a potent blend of the old and new. For your time here, Jacada Travel will recommend and arrange privately guided excursions to see the best the city has to offer. Head to Sungi Wang Plaza if you're looking to shop to your heart's content and dine on Malay cuisine steamed in banana leaves, eating in the traditional manner by using your bare hands. Of course a trip up to the skybridge between the famous Petronas Towers is a must if you're looking for excellent panoramic views of the city.
Explore Kuala Lumpur's most important heritage spots with a delightful walking tour. Visit centuries old colonial structures. The walk will include Jamek Mosque, Malay Street, Indian Mosque Street, The Colonial Core, Medan Pasar (Old Market Square), Central Market, Sin Sze Si Ya Temple, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Chinatown & Chan She Shu Yuen Clan House.
Private transfer to Kuala Lumpur Airport
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