Days 5-6: Cameron Highlands
On the morning of day 5 we head for the hills. The Cameron Highlands hill station is one of Malaysia’s most famous. Established in 1885 by William Cameron, a British surveyor, the hill station is famous for its tea plantation and strawberry farms. On Day 6 we take a full day excursion. The Rainforest Expedition includes seeing the Rafflesia, the world’s largest flower (depending on season), a visit to an Aborigine Village, a blow pipe hunting demonstration, a 1-2 hour jungle trek, swimming at a waterfall, visiting a tea plantation and a reptile farm. Approx travel time:Private vans from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands: 6 hours.
Day 7 Penang
On the morning of day 7 we take minivans northwards to the island of Penang. The original Chinese atmosphere of the island still exists today, making it a fascinating place to explore. In your free time you may want to take a bicycle rickshaw tour to meander through the streets of Georgetown, take a funicular railway to the top of Penang Hill, see the colourful bazaars of the night markets or visit some of the many Chinese temples. Food is also a treat in Penang with an impressive variety, from Chinese to Malay and Indian.Estimated travel time: Private vans from Cameron Highlands to Penang: 4 hours
Days 8-9 Langkawi
Langkawi Island ‘The Jewel of Kedah’ is the largest and one of only 2 inhabited islands of the 99 that make up the Langkawi Archipelago. Fringed by magnificent white-sand beaches, shrouded in lush tropical jungle and designated a UNESCO ‘World Geopark’ for it’s ancient topography, Langkawi supports a rich blend of both Thai and Malaysian culture and food.Take the Langkawi Cable Car to the top of Gunung Mat Chinchang for astounding views and the Langkawi Skybridge. Visit Museums, swim in the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls or just relax on the magical beaches. Our accommodation in Langkawi is very well located close to the beach and other amenities, but the hotel is of a basic standard. Each room is double or twin share and comes with an attached ensuite bathroom.Approx Travel Time:Ferry
from Penang to Langkawi: 3 hours.
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