Sensational Malaysia

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Ascend the soaring Petronas Towers for fabulous views of Kuala Lumpur’s cityscape

Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Penang,

Includes return economy airfares

15 days priced at £2265pp flight and hotel inclusive

Tailor-made Journey

15 days from £2265pp

Mosque in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Check out the very best of sensational Malaysia on this varied Journey, taking you from the soaring skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur to the majestic mountains and warm springs of Kota Kinabalu and the vibrant markets and pretty temples of Penang.

Highlights
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Some of the highlights included are:

  • Ascend the soaring Petronas Towers for fabulous views of Kuala Lumpur’s cityscape
  • Explore the exotic markets and striking temples of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah
  • Admire the diverse nature of Kinabalu Park, Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site
  • Ascend Penang Hill for far-reaching views across buzzing Georgetown

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What's included
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  • All international & internal flights
  • 12 nights in our best-selling 5* hotels
  • Private Evening Colours of Kuala Lumpur tour with dinner & cultural show
  • Private Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Springs tour
  • Private Sunset Tour with steamboat dinner in Penang
  • All transfers aboard a private vehicle

Need to know
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  • Arrives: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
  • Time difference: GMT+8
  • Visa requirements: British passport holders do not require visa for stays of less than 90 days
  • Language: Standard Malay
  • Currency: Malaysian ringgit (MYR)
  • Flying time from UK: around 16 hours via Dubai
  • Plug type: Same as UK
  • Voltage: 220V/50 cycles

Your route
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Itinerary

Day 1

Fly from UK to Kuala Lumpur

Days 2-4

Kuala Lumpur

Touch down in exotic Kuala Lumpur, known locally as KL, a bit of a cultural melting pot with Chinese, Malay, western, and Indian influences. Check out Chinatown’s open-air bazaar and taste the delicious Malay cuisine. Perhaps head up to the observation deck on level 86 of the Petronas Towers for sweeping city views. The Batu Caves in KL’s northern suburbs, a vast limestone cavern filled with elaborate Hindu shrines and inhabited by monkeys and bats, are a popular excursion. Closer to home you can admire the Chinese style Thean Hou Temple, or take a wander around historic Merdeka square.

5* Shangri-La Hotel - Horizon Club Includes a Private Evening Colours of Kuala Lumpur tour with dinner & cultural show
The Kuala Lumpur skyline

Days 5-8

Kota Kinabalu

After KL, it’s time for KK as you fly across to Kota Kinabalu on the island of Borneo. Used mainly as a gateway to access the surrounding islands and forests, as well as the soaring 4095 metre peak of Mount Kinabalu, Kota Kinablu is filled with bustling night markets, sensational cuisine and some remarkable Chinese temples. Look out for wildlife in Kinabalu Park, home to a vast array of endemic species such as the Kinabalu friendly warbler. When the sightseeing gets too much soak yourself in the soothing mineral baths at Poring Hot Springs.

5* Shangri La's Rasa Ria Resort & SPA Includes a private Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Springs tour
Mt. Kinabalu, Malaysia

Days 9-13

Penang

Fly onwards to Penang and the kaleidoscope of colour that is Georgetown, a buzzing and atmospheric city with a strong Chinese influence. Take a look around the numerous historical buildings and admire the colonial architecture, and browse the trinkets and mementos for sale in Little India’s energetic market. For a cool respite from steamy Georgetown, take a wander up Penang Hill where you’ll be treated to an outstanding view all the way across to the mainland. Later, dine on board a steamboat as part of your Penang sunset tour.

5* Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort Includes a private Sunset Tour with steamboat dinner
Penang, Malaysia

Days 14-15

Depart Penang and return to the UK

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