Malaysia Rundreise – die kleine Grosse
|Produkt||Gruppenreise – Superior Hotels|
|Start||1. & 3. Mittwoch im Monat, mind. 2 Personen|
|Von - Bis||Kuala Lumpur|
Day 1 : Kuala Lumpur – Cameron Highlands
After breakfast, we depart to the countryside. We make a short stop at the Selangor Pewter factory, then proceed to visit the Batu Caves, a huge limestone outcrop that houses some very ornate Hindu temples. Batu Caves is a popular place of worship for the Hindus and each year during their auspicious celebration of Thaipusam thousands of Hindus will throng the temple. After which we proceed to Cameron Highlands, which is 1’542 meters above sea level. We will proceed north to the Hill Resort of Cameron Highlands, making another en route stop to visit a cottage industry making bamboo baskets and the Lata Iskandar Waterfall. Upon arrival at the Cameron Highlands, check in at the Hotel. Rest of the day is free at your own.
Hotel - Strawberry Park Resort
Day 2 : Cameron Highlands - Penang
Breakfast at Hotel. After which, proceed for a tour of Cameron Highlands visiting a tea plantation (closed on Mondays), tea factory, a vegetable farm and the market square. Following you will continue the journey and drive towards Penang. En route visits along the way include the Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple in Ipoh, the Ubudiah Mosque and Iskandariah Palace in Kuala Kangsar. Cross over to Penang, using the forth longest bridge in the Southeast Asia and arriving in the evening.
Hotel - Sunway Hotel Georgetown
Day 3 : Penang
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for a half day "Around Penang" tour with visits to a batik factory, a nutmeg and clove stall, the Snake Temple and Wat Chayamangalaram Temple. The rest of the day is free at your own.
Hotel - Sunway Hotel Georgetown
Day 4 : Penang – Kota Bahru
Breakfast at hotel. After, drive towards Kota Bahru using the East-West Highway. This offers breathtaking views of the tropical rainforest. If you are lucky you may have to stop for elephants crossing the road. You should arrive in Kota Bahru in the evening.
( Some places in the East Coast are closed on Fridays and during Ramadhan fasting month)
Hotel - Perdana Hotel Kota Bahru
Day 5 : Kota Bahru – Kuala Terengganu
Breakfast at Hotel. In the morning have a short orientation tour through Kota Bahru. Visit the colorful wet market. You will notice that most of the traders are women, which is a very unique culture of Kelantan State. You can find a variety of local items like batik clothes, cloth of exotic patterns, fruits, vegetables etc. The city is also famous for its silverware and trinkets, kite making, top spinning and songket weaving. See how brown sugar is tap and process. This town also offers a wide variety of local sweet cakes and delicacies, unique in this part of the country. Continue the journey to Kuala Terengganu.
Visit Pulau Duyong Besar, the largest island in the estuary. Fishing boats are built here using age old techniques and tools. Drive along Chinatown and view the Maziah Palace and State Mosque.
Hotel - Primula Parkroyal Hotel
Day 6 : Kuala Terengganu – Kuantan
Breakfast at Hotel. Today depart to Kuantan with en route visit to Cherating Village. Stop at local villages to observe the traditional way of living. See pandan leaves being weaved into bags, mats and crafts and see the antiques of trained monkey plucking coconuts. Free at own in Cherating.
Hotel - Swiss Garden Resort Kuantan
Day 7 : Kuantan – Kuala Lumpur
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive from Kuantan back to Kuala Lumpur for your next stay.
Tour ends in Kuala Lumpur city