Self-Drive - 14
Days Malaysia East Coast Tour
Tour Code : HD 002
duration : 14D/13N Kuala Lumpur to Redang Island
Drive Around Malaysia
: Kuala Lumpur, Taman Negara, Cherating, Homestay, Redang
Day 01 &
02 - (Kuala Lumpur)
Most of the flight to Kuala Lumpur
will arrive early in the morning. You will welcome at the Airport by
our representative and transfer to the hotel by car or mini van. You
will get your travel information for entire journey upon check-in.
After you check in, you will have whole day to explore Kuala Lumpur
on your own.
Your hotel is located in the heart of bustling
business, entertainment and shopper’s paradise of Chinatown in
enchanting Petaling Street, a bustling and colourful street of shop,
restaurant and hawker stall.
Others highlights of Kuala Lumpur will be KLCC
(The highest twin tower in the world). 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,
Anglo-Moorish styled Sultan Abdul Samad building, train station and
the Masjid Negara mosque. KL visitors will be pleasantly surprised
to discover the abundance of International restaurants and fast food
outlets. KL also a great place for shopping which offers variety,
value and convenience for every taste and budget.
Day 03 - (Taman Negara)
After breakfast, you have to arrange your own
transfer to Crowne Plaza Mutiara Hotel. You can ask reception at
your hotel to arrange the taxi. Your shuttle to Kuala Tembeling
Jetty will depart at 08:45am. The journey will take around 3 hours
to reach Kuala Tembeling jetty. At Kuala Tembeling you will register
and pay your National Park permit RM1.00, camera licences RM5.00 and
if you want to fish the additional fishing licences RM10.00 per
person. You may leave your extra luggage at Mutiara Taman Negara
office at the jetty, the long wooden boat cruise will depart around
1300hrs, it’s a great and relaxing 3 hours journey with scenic view
of the forest and hills along Tembeling river.
You will overnight at the wooden resort located
in the national park, at night you can watch a video presentation on
Taman Negara National Park. You may take you buffet dinner at the
resort restaurant or you can get some simple local ala Carte at
floating restaurant across the river.
Day 04 -
After breakfast, about half past nine, you will
meet your guide at resort recreation centre. Start by a kilometre
jungle walk to reach canopy walkway, the world’s longest canopy walk
of its kind. You will walk across a 400 meter suspended bridge 25 to
40 meters above the ground. The canopy walk offers panoramic view of
diver flora and fauna at the very summit of the rainforest. You will
see monkeys, birds, squirrels and exotic rainforest insects. Later
you will continue trekking uphill to Teresek hill, enjoy the scenic
view if Tahan Mountain and tree canopy covering the hills and
verdant valley. The entire walk will take around three hours. In the
afternoon you can relax around resort area or you can join other
optional activities such as rapid shooting or a visit to the
aboriginal “orang asli” settlement. In the evening, your guide will
bring you for night jungle walks that allow you to experience the
jungle from different perspective and there’s possibility of
glimpsing nocturnal animals.
Day 05 - (Taman Negara - Cherating)
Checkout from the hotel and enjoy your last
breakfast at Taman Negara. The boat will depart at 0900am to Kuala
Tembeling Jetty. For two hours sailing downstream you relax on the
quiet river and the jungle leaves you behind your back. On arrival
in Kuala Tembeling, The representative of car rental will meet you
to deliver the car. You will receive the car keys of your rental car
and you fill in the corresponding papers. You have an opportunity to
discuss about the route description and car rental procedure. The
journey wills takes about 5 hours. With a car rental, you may drive
through the east coast highway from Kuala Tembeling to Cherating.
You may check in and relax in the small and simple cottage with
private veranda, air-conditioning or fan. In the afternoon, you may
enjoy our local dishes near by the resort. During morning you may
also enjoy a black coffee at the “warung” nearby the Resort. If you
wished to make the sea activities, such as wind surfing, kayaking
and snorkeling, you may find out the sport recreation at there. In
Cherating, you will do a very natural activity where you will be
brought for cruise through a river and mangrove along the Cherating
River. When the sky become dark, you can see the millions of
firefly. If the day is raining or too much light, we cannot proceed
with the trip due to firefly will not appear.
Day 06 - (Cherating)
Breakfast at the stall or “warung” nearby the
resort. Morning will be the nice time if you wished to do the
mangrove river cruises. Along the journey wild life animals like
monitor lizard, snakes, monkeys, colourful bird and if you are
lucky, you may see an otter will greet you. Really amazing.
Day 07 - (Cherating - Homestay)
Check out in the morning. Before proceed your
journey to Homestay, fill up your tummy at nearby “warung” in
Cherating with the local dishes such as nasi lemak and roti canai.
Drive to our office at Kuala Terengganu for drop off car.
Your hosts family Azmi and Umi will meet you at
Kuala Terengganu airport; the first thing you hear and feel is
“Selamat Datang” welcome to Malaysia. He will drive you to his
beautiful Malay house at Kampung Teluk Ketapang. Azmi and Umi
house’s decorated with Malay style interior, clean and well
maintained. You can experience some Malay pastime games such as
congkok, kite flying and selambut. In the evening your guide Mr
Affendi will pick you up, drive north along the costal road enjoy
the scenic view of the Malaysia longest beach and South China Sea
dotted with colourful fishing boat. You will visit Malaysia most
picturesque and exotic fishing village at Kg Penarik, walk around
the fishing village witness the life style of the fisherman and
visit Terrapuri Heritage village where you will learn about the
restoration project of 29 units hundreds year old Malay traditional
House. Amazingly, not a single nail being used. Instead, the whole
structure is fitted together using wooden joint held in place by
pasak (wooden pegs). Enjoy picnic dinner at the beach and Visit
firefly sanctuary by the riverside. Witness one of the nature’s
wonders fireflies staring their light and developed striking
synchronous flash pattern.
Day 8 - (Homestay
Kuala Terengganu / Marang)
After Breakfast, you will be pickup for a Marang
Mangrove River cruise. Along the mangrove swamp river, you will be
greeted by wild animals like monitor lizards, monkeys, crabs,
colourful birds, eagles and sometime an otters. You may join our
boatman to replanting one or two mangrove seeds along the riverbank.
The cruise will stop at Jenang village where you
will witness the traditional live style of Malaysia villages which
included visit several cottage industries such as Atap leave roof
weaving, coconut sugar making. Try “dodol” a sweet traditional
delicacy wrap in the palm leave sell in the kampong shop. Visit Pak
De house and see his monkeys plucking coconuts. After Picnic Lunch
you will be transfer back to your host family house. You will spend
your time with your new family to chat about everyday life in
Malaysia, learning about how Malaysia pastime games being played
such as congkok, kite flying, selambut etc. You will see how Malay
food being prepared using traditional methods. Sit cross-legged on
the floor for meals and be sure to eat with the right hand and
sample succulent tropical fruits such as rambutan or durian the king
of the fruits.
Day 9 - (Kuala Terengganu - Redang Island)
It is the time to say goodbye to the host family.
After breakfast, our driver will meet and transfer to Syahbandar
Jetty at 0800am. The ferry will transfer you to the Redang Island
for about one and half hour. You will be welcome with the gently
breath of wind, crystal water which may discover the entire nature
You will be check in at the cosy resort which is
located along the long beach or “Pasir Panjang”. In front of the
resort, you may just walk by to the white sand beach. You may also
have a diving at the popular dive spot in the area of Redang by make
it through the recreation centre there. If you just want to relax,
you may have a snorkelling just in front of the resort and may see a
colourful fishes. For dinner, besides having it at the resort
itself, you may also get it through another resort nearby along the
beach and may find out the fresh of seafood.
Day 10, 11, 12, 13 (Redang Island)
Due to the restaurant of the resort is very near
to the room, you may wakeup slowly and take a few step to get there.
Don’t be too rushing. After having a breakfast with a deep fresh
breathe air, you may relax for the whole day either on the beach or
at pool. If you wish to do some adventure activity, there is a
small trek of 2 kilometres from Pasir Panjang in the east to Teluk
Dalam in the north.
At the small south of Pulau Redang, there will be
a Marine Park where you may see thousand of fishes under your feet,
which are, has been care under Marine Life Department. Here you may
snorkel, dive and also visit the turtle reserve. After come back
from the sea sport, by walking distance you may have your lunch at
local restaurant such as at Redang Bay Restaurant that offer such a
value for your money.
Day 14 - (Redang Island - Kuala Lumpur)
It is the time for you to take a last chance to
discover and have a last memory along your stay in the Redang
Island. You have to take a water taxi from Resort to the Kampung
Jetty but please to double check about the timing one day before
departure. Via Berjaya Air, you will be fly back from Redang to the
Subang Airport around 1000hours or 1400hours but the flight timing
will be depending what will be the day of your arrival day.
At Subang Airport, which is a small airport, you may take a taxi to the
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The cost will take around
RM 35.00 per taxi. Kindly ask the taxi driver to use a meter. But
before you leaving Kuala Lumpur in the evening we would like to
suggest you to have a short trip to the Putrajaya. Putrajaya is the
area of the government where you may see the Malay architecture.
From KLIA you may board your homebound flight.
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& Tours Sdn. Bhd.
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