This tour takes in Taman Negara National Park, the Perhentian Islands as well as the night markets of Kuala Lumpur. See the outstanding colonial architecture, meet friendly locals and haggle in some of Asia's best markets. Get up close and personal with exotic marine life and travel into ancient rainforests.
Day 1 - Melaka
Climb into the backseat of a trishaw to explore the colonial streets of historic Melaka. This charming city is a UNESCO world heritage site, rich with trading history.
Days 2-4 Taman Negara Ntional Park
Venture into ancient rainforest in Malaysia's Taman Negara National Park, taking it all in from a canopy walkway. Take a trip in a longtail boat before returning to the guesthouse for a home-cooked Malay meal.
Day 5 Kuala Terengganu
Wander through the local market for traditional handicrafts and batik sarongs and get to know the locals or head for the stunning waterside mosques. You will see crafts such as traditional boat building and the State museum is well worth a visit for a glimpse at the culture and heritage of Terengganu.
Days 6-8 Perhentian Islands
Swim in sparkling turquoise waters, snorkel among unspoilt reefs or swing in a hammock while on some of the most beautiful islands in the world - Perhentian Islands.
Day 9 Kota Bharu
Discover the secrets of local silversmiths, watch giant kites being flown or learn the art of batik. Take time to sample the delicious regional delicious such as nasi ulam and keropok losong.
Days 10-11 Island Hideaway
Stay in a traditional home on the shores of a picturesque lake. Wake to the sound of gibbon calls, walk through peaceful villages, or swim in nearby waterfalls.
Days 12-14 Kuala Lumpur
An amazing city with a finely woven tapestry of Indian, Chinese and ethnic Malay cultures. Follow the spicy aromas through the night market and sample the delicious cuisine on offer. Hard not to pick up a bargain or two so make sure you leave some space in your luggage.
8 nights in hotels
3 nights in guesthouses
2 nights in homestays
9 breakfast, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
Local group leader
Prices from £2089 per person
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