Example trip

Ultimate Malaysia: Highlands, Heritage & Islands

Best for:

Culture vultures and beach lovers

14 nights
$7,000
Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit local artisans, villages and restaurants in Penang

  • Enjoy beach life and mountain biking on Langkawi

  • Learn about the local tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands

  • Embark on a historic river cruise in Malacca

  • Witness iconic monuments in Singapore

Curated by Lynn

“In Kuala Lumpur, see the city from the 86th floor of the Petronas Towers. Don’t miss the char kway teow (stir-fried noodle with shrimp and eggs), or a visit to the Boh Tea Plantation in the Cameron Highlands.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Kuala Lumpur

Upon arrival at the airport you’ll be escorted to your hotel.

The afternoon will be spent at your leisure. Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to recommend activities that suit your needs prior to departure.
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Kuala Lumpur

Visit Batu Caves, a giant limestone outcrop just outside of the city. 

Afterwards, head on a Heritage & Food Walking Tour. Stop by a local coffee house, continue to the heart of old Kuala Lumpur to learn about the iconic buildings, and then venture into Chinatown to sample local delights and hear about ancient recipes. 
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Kuala Lumpur – Penang

You’ll fly to Penang where you’ll be met at the airport and escorted to your accommodation.

You’ll embark on a Heritage Tour to visit local artisans and villages and sampling local produce along the way. 

Afterwards, visit Kek Lok Si Temple, which began contruction in 1883.
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Penang - Langkawi

Today you’ll fly to Langkawi where you’ll be met and escorted to your accommodation.

The following few days will be spent at your leisure. 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Langkawi

Enjoy mountain biking, a mangrove and eagles safari, culinary classes, batik workshops or an island excursion by private boat or helicopter.
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Langkawi

Today will be at your own leisure. 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Langkawi

Continue exploring Langkawi and all that it has to offer before your departure tomorrow

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Langkawi – Cameron Highlands

You’ll catch the ferry to Penang before being driven up to the cool Cameron Highlands.

Together with your guide you can explore this tea growing area, visit tea plantations, see strawberry farms and go hiking around the rolling countryside.

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Cameron Highlands

Embark on a journey through the tea plantations and take in your surroundings.

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 10
Cameron Highlands – Ipoh - Malacca

You’ll be driven down to Malacca. 

You’ll stop en route at the historical mining town of Ipoh before arriving at your accommodation. 
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 11
Malacca

Today will be spent at your leisure. where you can visit St Paul’s Hill, Temple Street and the charming cafes, museums and antique boutique shops. Alternatively, go on a relaxing stroll or boat ride along the river. 
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 12
Malacca – Singapore

Enjoy the scenery as you’re driven from Malacca to Singapore.

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 13
Singapore

Explore Singapore on a guided tour. Take in the likes of the Civic district, the Padang, the Cricket Club, the old Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall.

Continue with a visit to historical Chinatown and end at Gardens by the Bay.
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 14
Singapore

Today will be free for you to spend at your leisure. 

From a river cruise to Universal Studios, your Travel Designer will be able to suggest activities prior to your departure.
 

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 15
Departure

Today you’ll head to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $7,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing