Mainland Essentials, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Islands & George Town


Destinations: Malaysia

Destination Services: All excursions and activities as specified in the itinerary (not include the optional ones), Ground transportation as specified in the itinerary in air-conditioned private cars, Accommodation as stated above

Stars: 3-5 Stars

Days: 7 days

RMB:From 8,779


D1Arrival – Kuala Lumpu

Arrive in Kuala Lumpur, transfer to hotel for check-in.
Enjoy the evening at your leisure.

 

Meals: Nil
Hotel:  The Majestic Kuala Lumpur – (Deluxe room) or similar

D2Kuala Lumpur

After breakfast, you will take a short tour of the city during which you will see the Istana Negara (King’s Palace), the National Monument, National Mosque and Railway station before stopping at the Central Market. 

From there, you will visit Chinatown and then take a short walk to Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) where you see some historical colonial buildings.    

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant with a traditional colonial feel.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel: The Majestic Kuala Lumpur (Deluxe room) or similar

D3Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands (230 km)

Leave Kuala Lumpur in the morning and drive north to Cameron Highlands, which is located in the State of Pahang, approximately 1542 meters above sea level.

Stop for lunch at The Lakehouse Hotel located in Ringlet, which is the first township on the way to the highlands. After lunch, continue your journey up the hill and pass by Tanah Rata, the administrative town of Cameron Highlands before check in at your hotel.

Enjoy some free time at your hotel before heading to your traditional steamboat dinner at Strawberry Park Resort.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: The Smokehouse (Deluxe room) or similar

D4Cameron Highlands

After breakfast, hop in a Land Rover and cruise along the picturesque tea plantations. On clear days, drive up to the highest mountain in South East Asia accessible by road from where you can enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding area. 

Explore the Mossy forest and learn more about its fauna and flora during a guided walk. 

After a short drive down arrive at the Sungai Palas ‘BOH’ Tea Factory. Take a tour and browse through all the varieties of teas at the Tea Shop.

Note: The Tea Factory is closed every Monday and during Malaysian Public Holidays. On other days, it closes at 1700hrs.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure with the vehicle at your disposal.

 

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: The Smokehouse (Deluxe room) or similar

D5Cameron Highlands - Penang (270 km)

After breakfast, you will depart for Penang with a stopover in Ipoh to see some interesting colonial buildings such as the St Michaels Institution and the Railway Station. There, you will have an early lunch in the Old Town of Ipoh at a typical Chinese Coffee Shop, famous for its many local delicacies.

After lunch, make your way to Penang. Enroute, you will stop at The Charcoal Factory in Kuala Sepetang and The Perak Museum, the oldest museum in Malaysia.

Once in Penang, check-in your hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Eastern & Oriental Hotel (Studio suite) or similar

D6Penang

After breakfast at your hotel, head on the Heritage Walk. Visit the Protestant Cemetery where the founder of Penang, Captain Francis Light is buried. Pass-by the St Xavier’s Institution, St Paul Cathedral and get a brief tour of the Penang Museum. 

Next, visit St George’s Church which was the first protestant Church in South East Asia and walk along Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, formerly known as Pitts Street. This street is also known as the “Street of Harmony” or “Street of God and Goddess” as it is the only street along which the four main religions are represented side by side within a radius of 100 – 200 metres from each other: St George’s Church, Kuan Yin Temple (oldest Chinese temple in Penang), Queen Street Mariamman Temple (first Hindu temple in Penang) Kapitan Keling Mosque (oldest Indian Muslim Mosque in Penang). 

Pass by Little India which is the Indian hub for food, souvenirs, textiles, handicrafts, etc. Next, take a short tour of Khoo Kongsi which is the most intricate clan house outside China. Lunch will be taken at Edelweiss, a pre-war building turned into a restaurant which has been used for both Hollywood and local movies.

After lunch, return to your hotel by trishaw and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

In the evening, transfer to Gurney Drive, a hub for local delicacies which serves Penang’s best Hawker Food. You’ll be spoiled for choice with the wide range of foods available there.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Eastern & Oriental Hotel (Studio suite) or similar

D7Penang – Departure

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home. 

Meals: Breakfast

 

Includes:

Accommodation as stated above

Meals as stated above

English speaking guide – other languages available on request 

All transfers in an air-con vehicle

Activities and excursions as stated above including all required entrance fees

 

Excludes: 

Airfare – we can arrange your transportation from any city in China, please contact us! 

Visa (if required)

Optional activities and tours

Travel insurance

Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included

Gratuities to guide and driver

 

Terms and Conditions:

Payment:

Full payment is due 14 days prior to departure. Thomas Cook China reserves the right to release all services in case of payment default. 

 

Cancellation Policy

If any cancellation is received following a booking, the following general cancellation policy will apply:

• Between 30 and 21 days prior to arrival : 20% of total amount is due

• Between 20 and 7 days prior to arrival : 50% of total amount is due 

• Between 6 days and 2 day prior to arrival: 75% of total amount is due 

• 1 day or No-show: 100% of total amount is due

 

Force Majeure

Thomas Cook China will not be liable for performance delays or for non-performance, due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, actions by any government authority (whether valid or invalid), fires, floods, windstorms, riots, explosions, natural disasters, wars, sabotage, labour problems (including lockouts, strikes and slowdowns), or court injunction or order.