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Optional Tours

Spotlight on Kuala Lumpur
Heritage, history and culture await you on this panoramic tour that spotlights the city’s most celebrated landmarks and get to know each of these magnificent sites up close. See places like the King’s Palace, National Mosque, National Monument, Independence Square and the famous Petronas Twin Towers.
Step back in time with a visit to the National Museum, a fascinating centre dedicated to Malaysian history and culture. Later, explore local crafts at the handicraft centre and make a stop at a favourite local chocolate boutique for an opportunity to learn, sample and buy some of its finest products. Tour Highlights are King’s Palace, National Mosque, National Monument, National Museum, Idependence Square, Petronas Twin Towers, Handicraft Centre and Chocolate Boutique.
Countryside Delights
Head out of the metropolis and visit the extraordinary Batu Caves, a limestone hill riddled with caves and cave temples. Climb the 272 steps to the shrine of Hindu Lord Murugan, visited by over a million pilgrims every year on the annual Thaipusam festival. At the world famous Royal Selangor pewter factory, learn about the production methods of this pioneering pewter maker and enjoy a short guided tour of the factory where you can watch how this alloy is turned into popular souvenirs. The tour wraps up with a visit to a batik factory and learn how local artists create this exquisite fabric. Tour Highlights are Batu Caves, Royal Selangor Pewter Factory and Batik Factory.
Heritage of Malacca
Founded in 1403, Malacca is Malaysia’s oldest town, full of fascinating history and multi-cultural heritage. The Portuguese, Dutch and British ruled over Malacca’s silk and spice trade for centuries and these invaders have left an unparalleled legacy of historical relics and monuments, reflected most strongly in its town. The beauty of the town has now been recognised and it was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008. Relive history as you walk through the city’s historic buildings including the Stadthuys, St. Paul’s Church and the mighty fortress – Porta de Santiago, built by the Portuguese in 1512. Then, have time to stroll along the Jonker Street, known for its antiques, souvenirs, arts and crafts. Lunch is included. Tour Highlights are Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Porta de Santiago, Stadthuys, St Paul’s Church, Christ Church and Jonker Street.
Highlights of Langkawi
Gain an insight into how crocodile farming contributes to conservation during your visit to Langkawi crocodile farm, home to more than 2000 crocodiles and alligators. Don’t miss the exciting show at 2.45pm – an awesome display of a daring physical interaction with these fearsome creatures by the farm’s professional handlers, is a must-see for everyone. Later, enjoy a thrilling ride on a cable car as it whisks you to an altitude of more than 2,000 feet, landing atop Machincang mountain*. Gaze at the astounding view of the surrounding islands and the coast of southern Thailand that a clear day affords. Embrace the opportunity to explore the forest canopy up close with access to a specially designed suspension bridge.
Wild Langkawi
Go on an animal adventure as you visit the Langkawi Wildlife Park where you can meet raccoons, rabbits, indigenous birds and other wildlife. Have the opportunity to take photos with the friendly parrots and experience close up interaction with some creatures through fun feeding session. Next, visit the Underwater World and meet some of the over 4,000 residents of Malaysia’s largest aquarium including sharks, penguins and stingrays.
Round Island Discovery
A perfect introduction for all first-timers, this tour gives you a glimpse into a mix of old and new, from the contrasting energy of Langkawi’s bustling little city to the tranquility of everyday rural life. Highlights include the Eagle Square, Kota Mahsuri, Black Sand Beach and Batik Factory, where traditional and modern batik can be seen in the making. The tour concludes with a short stop at Kuah Town for some light shopping where you can pick-up some souvenirs and gifts as mementoes of your holiday here.
Mangroves Rocky Cliff & River Cruise
Embark on a guided river boat trip snaking through the spectacular Kilim Nature Park with a chance to explore the mangrove forest and its karst landscape. The mangrove forest seems to be an endless green and silent world, but it is rich in wildlife and you will have the chance to spot the animals that live in this coastal environment. Learn about the park’s history, geology and wildlife from your knowledgeable guide and take in the natural beauty of the area, which is also home to the highest density of eagles. Explore an ancient cave filled with bats, stalagmites and stalactites and pause to have your lunch at a floating fish farm restaurant. Weather permitting, stop and relax at a secluded beach backed by rocky cliffs, formed after centuries of erosion. Lunch is included.
Hill & Temple Tour
Also known as the Temple of Supreme Bliss, Kek Lok Si Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia and arguably one of the most iconic landmarks in Penang. The centerpiece of the temple is the 7-tiered Pagoda of 10,000 Buddhas and adjacent to this imposing edifice is a bronze Statue of Guanyin (Goddess of Mercy), believed to be the tallest in the world. For a panoramic view of Georgetown and the Straits of Malacca, hop on the funicular train and ride up to the top of Penang Hill, rising spectacularly 830 metres above sea level. It was once a cool hill retreat during the colonial days. Ticket for funicular train is included.
Full Day Kinabalu Park
A delightful day awaits as you visit the incomparable Kinabalu National Park, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage site. Cross the mountainous Crocker Range with sweeping views of the countryside. Along the way, stop at the village of Nabalu where you can savour some locally grown fruits, or maybe bargain for craftwork at the numerous roadside stalls. Explore the park which is home to a wide range of unspoilt flora and fauna. Visit the exhibition centre and enjoy the picturesque mountain garden before returning to your hotel. Lunch is included.
Kuching City Tour
A perfect introduction to Sarawak’s historic capital, this tour includes Kuching’s chinatown, the cat statue, Tua Pek Kong Chinese temple, the civic centre viewing platform and the world famous Sarawak museum.
Return via the golden-domed City Mosque and passing through Old Kuching, crammed with spice dealers and textile shops. Pass by the heritage buildings of the White Rajah era, the Pavilion, the square tower, the court house and the Charles Brooke monument. Admire the Astana, the former residence of the White Rajahs from across the river at the Kuching waterfront.
Matang Wildlife & Trekking at Kubah
This wildlife centre is part of Kubah National Park and is Sarawak’s main centre for wildlife rehabilitation. The rescued animals which are being rehabilitated here include the orangutans, sun bears, bear cats, civet cats, sambar deer, barking deer, porcupines and crocodiles. A large aviary houses a variety of hornbills, as well as Brahminy kites and sea eagles. Enjoy lunch at Matang Wildlife Centre, followed by a guided trek to Kubah National Park headquarters, passing through some of the most impressive rainforest sceneries in Sarawak. Along the way visitors will pass clear jungle waterfalls and see dozens of exotic plant species including orchids and pitcher plants.