National Parks, Highlands & Islands Retreat
Taman Negara, Cameron Highlands, Pangkor Island, Penang



Canopy Walkway

Pangkor Island Beach Resort

Sultan Abdul Samad Buildings

Jungle Trekking



Tour Code : MHT 005 (9D/8N)
Kuala Lumpur to Penang


Day 01 (Kuala Lumpur)
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Enjoy the sight and sound tour, highlights : Sri Mahariamman Hindu Temple, Karyaneka Handicraft Centre, the Moorish styled Sultan Abdul Samad Buildings, the Tudor styled Royal Selangor Club, St. Mary Anglican Church, Thean Hau Temple, National Monuments and King’s Palace. Visit the Petronas Twin Tower for a photo stop (the twin tower has a sky bridge which is open to the public and subject to availability as the entry is limited to a certain number of people each day). The tour also cover fringes of the city abound with cottage industries and nature reserves, have a first hand view of how beautiful pewter products are manufactured at the world famous Royal Selangor Factory. Next is a visit to Batu Caves, climb up her 272-steps leads to the top of the hill where a natural limestone cavern houses an Hindu shrine of Lord Krishna, while climbing up, watch out for the cheeky monkeys that line the way.


Day 02 (Kuala Lumpur - Elephant Sanctuary - Taman Negara : Night Jungle Walk)
Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation was established in 1989 by the Department of wildlife and National parks. The centre is a base for the Elephant Relocation Team, Which began the elephant translocations problem programme in 1974. The only one of its kind in Malaysia, the team is dedicated to locating, subduing and then translocation problem elephants from areas where their habitats are constantly being encroached by plantations and to other suitable habitats throughout the Peninsular such as Taman Negara. Over the past 25 years the centre has helped prevent the further declined of the elephant population by relocating more than 300 wild elephants. Tour includes elephant ride, elephant feeding and those who are brave; we suggest you bring a change of clothes and towel if you wish to participate in water activities such as swimming and bathing the elephant in the river. After visit to the Elephant Sanctuary, continue to Taman Negara. In the evening, video presentation on National Park at the Interpretive Centre, next proceed to Night Jungle Walk, experience the tropical forest nightlife, flora and fauna. (B)


Day 03 (Taman Negara : Canopy Walkway, Teresek Hill and Rapid Shooting)
Start the day by jungle trekking to Teresek Hill and Canopy Walkway - The World’s Longest Hanging Bridge! Walks in the air and tree top for a beautiful scenery of flora and fauna, tree species and bird watching. Canopy Walkway Open at 11:00am to 14:45pm everyday. Later jungle trekking uphill to Teresek Hill and enjoy the panoramic view of Tahan Mountain and tree canopy covering the hills and verdant valley. Later join the Rapid Shooting at Trenggan Lodge, experience the seven major rapids (Nusa, Dua, Abai, Teras, Dedari, Panjang and Trenggan) and feel the excitement of being drenched. (B)


Day 04 (Taman Negara - Cameron Highlands)
Today winding through the oldest jungle road to Cameron Highlands, situated 1,524m above sea level, and the largest Malaysian hill resorts. Much of its appeal lies in the neat sprawling tea plantations which date back to 1929, as well as terraced flower gardens, strawberry farms, orchards and vegetable gardens. (B)


Day 05 (Cameron Highlands - Pangkor Island)
Drive along the picturesque tea gardens to Gunung Brinchang, a commentary and an aerial view photography stop will be made before we bring you for a short trek into the ‘Mossy’ forest in search of pitcher plants and other flora, at the peak, the viewing tower gives a spectacular view of the surroundings. The return journey will bring us downhill to the Sungai Palas tea factory for a factory tour, be amazed by the varieties tea served at the ‘Umphh Tea Shop’. Downhill from Cameron Highlands to Lumut Jetty, from Lumut a short ferry ride to Pangkor Island (B)


Day 6 (Pangkor Island)
Free at leisure (B)


Day 7 (Pangkor Island - Kuala Kangsar - Penang)
The Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar was the birthplace of Malaysia’s great rubber industry, the oldest rubber tree is found here. Sightseeing included visit to the magnificent Ubadiah Mosque, built by 28th ruler of Perak, Sultan Idris Mursyidul Azam Shah I to fulfil a vow, the mosque was completed in 1917 with its majestic golden dome and 4 minarets. Next visit to Istana Iskandariah palace that overlooking the river. Later continue north and arrive Butterworth in the evening, cross the Asia's 3rd longest bridge to the Pearl Of The Orient - Penang. (B)


Day 8 (Penang)
At 09:00am we depart for half day Trishaw Heritage Tour, meeting up our trishaw man at Fort Cornwallis, enjoy the unique trishaw ride to Chew Jetty, witness the early settlement of Chinese immigrant living on stilt house above the sea. After paying a short visit here, we will continue our trishaw ride to Khoo Kong Si Clan House, this famous clan house with its ancient-design constructed to capture the splendour of an Imperial Palace and features a magnificent hall embellished with intricate carvings and richly ornamented beams of the finest wood bearing the mark of master craftsmen from China. Next is a visit to Kek Lok Si Temple and The Pagoda Of Ten Thousand Buddhas. (B)


Day 9 (Penang)
Tour End (B)


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