Malaysia City & Sea

Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi

This itinerary is for a past tour program.
Check out our current tour & cruise packages in Malaysia.

Outrigger canoe, Malaysia  © Tourism Malaysia Savvy travelers have known about Malaysia's many wondrous touring opportunities for years. Now, Friendly Planet's new Malaysia City & Sea tour makes it an irresistible vacation spot for everyone—from nature lovers who long to explore the flora and fauna of pristine rainforests and soak up the sun on some of the world's most beautiful, tropical beaches, to sophisticated urbanites who crave great food and night life, fantastic shopping, and futuristic architecture.

Cultural dancers  © Tourism Malaysia
© Tourism Malaysia
To enjoy the best of Malaysia, you don't need to travel with an escorted group. Our specially designed package is available on an individual basis, so you can travel whenever you like. We'll take care of all of the important details, such as flights, deluxe hotel accommodations and transfers, so that you can sit back and enjoy all of the fun and flexibility of a luxurious, private vacation to one of the world's hottest travel destinations. But, don't wait too long to reserve your spot. At these prices, we're sure to sell out quickly.

Detailed Itinerary

Malaysia City & Sea 9 day tour itinerary map Day 1: Depart USA. Your fascinating journey begins tonight as you check-in for your flight bound for Malaysia. Your Singapore Airlines flight departs shortly after midnight on Day 2.

Day 2: En route. Cross the International Date Line and lose one day en route.

Putrajaya Mosque, Kuala Lumpur Day 3: Arrive Kuala Lumpur. Arrive today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's modern capital. A city of contrasts, Kuala Lumpur's modern skyscrapers blend with impressive historic buildings to create a unique cityscape. Despite its rapid modernization, Kuala Lumpur still retains its wonderful mix of people, culture and traditions. Thanks in large part to its multicultural population, the city is a culinary mecca with excellent restaurants at every turn. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure to explore this fascinating metropolis. Mandarin Oriental Breakfast provided.

Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Day 4: Kuala Lumpur. This morning, embark on a half-day panoramic city tour including visits to the King's Palace, the National Museum, the National Monument, the Moorish-style railway station, and the superb buildings at the Independence Square, where you can observe the contrast between historical architecture and modern skyscrapers in an abundant setting of greenery. Conclude the tour at a local handicraft center and a photo stop at the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers, the world's tallest buildings from 1998 to 2004.

Central Market, Kuala Lumpur  © Tourism Malaysia
Central Market   © Tourism Malaysia
After your tour, continue sightseeing on your own. Be sure to set aside time for some souvenir shopping. You'll definitely want to bring back some of Malaysia's gorgeous, lavishly colored batiks, jewelry and handicrafts and the Central Market in Kuala Lumpur is a wonderful place to find them. Breakfast provided.

Cenang beach, Langkawi Day 5: Langkawi. After breakfast this morning, set out for Langkawi, the breathtaking "Island of Mystical Legends." Southeast Asia's first UNESCO Global Geopark, this cluster of 99 islands offers world-class beaches, lush, tropical scenery, friendly locals, fascinating myths and legends, and exclusive resorts full of exotic ambience. Check-in at your luxurious beachfront resort and spa, where you'll have balance of the day at leisure to hit the beach and explore your new surroundings. Berjaya Langkawi Beach & Spa Resort Breakfast provided.

Berjaya Langkawi Beach & Spa Resort at dawn Day 6–8: Langkawi. Enjoy three fabulous days at leisure at your deluxe beachfront resort. The island of Langkawi offers an abundance of diverse activities sure to please all types of travelers.

Paddling through the Malysian jungle, accompanied by orangutans  © Tourism Malaysia
© Tourism Malaysia
If you're looking to experience the beautiful countryside and the peaceful landscape of rice paddy fields, rent a car or bike and take a leisurely ride around the island. Some of Langkawi's most rustic scenes and memorable views can be found along the road that circles the island. You'll pass small villages with wooden houses framed by palm trees, and local children pedaling their bicycles on an errand.

Green Turtle & coral reef, Malaysia Outdoor adventure enthusiasts can trek through the pristine rainforest that blankets most of Langkawi, take a boat tour of the mangroves, or go diving to experience Langkawi's vibrant underwater world. If you are looking to explore the area further, hop on a ferry to Georgetown on nearby Penang Island for a day trip.

Fresh seafood  © Tourism Malaysia
© Tourism Malaysia
In addition, take advantage of all of the fantastic facilities at the award-winning Berjaya Langkawi Beach & Spa Resort. Indulge yourself with a rejuvenating massage treatment at the spa, try your hand at thrilling water sport activities, take an invigorating dip in the pool or Jacuzzi, or simply relax on the sun-kissed, palm-lined beaches. At night, soak up Langkawi's laidback atmosphere at the numerous restaurants and bars on the island. Breakfast provided.

Friendly villagers, Malaysia  © Tourism Malaysia
© Tourism Malaysia
Day 9: Singapore. After breakfast this morning, enjoy an excellent tour of this tranquil island. Visit a selection of historical sites including the Tomb of Mahsuri, Eagle's Square, and Galeria Perdana. En route to the airport, stop at a batik village where you can shop for local handicrafts. Transfer to the airport for your short flight to Singapore.Breakfast provided.

Local girls, Kuching
© Tourism Malaysia
Day 10: Depart Singapore/Arrive USA. Bid farewell to Singapore as you transfer to the airport for your return flight to the USA. You exotic Far East adventure ends when your flight arrives back in San Francisco later today. Breakfast provided.

Berjaya Langkawi Beach & Spa Resort

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