Self-Drive - 14 Days National Park, Highlands & Islands

Tour Code : HD 003
duration : 14D/13N Kuala Lumpur to Lang Tengah Island
Drive Around Malaysia : Kuala Lumpur, Taman Negara, Cameron Highlands, Perhentian & Lang Tengah Island


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 - (Taman Negara)

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 - Cameron Highlands)

After breakfast, take the long wooden boat back to Kuala Tembeling. The boat leaves at 9am, make sure you are at the jetty on time. The downstream boat trip will take around 2 hours. On arrival in Kuala Tembeling, Our 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 will takes about 6 hours journey. The directions to the Cameron Highlands you'll find in the travel information you upon arrival at the airport of Kuala Lumpur have received from our representative. You have to give deposit either by Cash or by Credit Card to secure your booking.  The roads in Malaysia are very good and also the signs give everything clearly. In our own eyes is ideal for driving most places in Malaysia to visit and give you all the freedom. But, you still have to follow the road regulation during your journey. Once you begin to see that climb as the temperature begins to fall. Along some winding roads to reach the end of the afternoon the town of Tanah Rata where your typical hotel is located.

At night you can eat in your hotel but the town itself offers many delicious possibilities. The cheapest food in Tanah Rata is found at the rows of mainly Malay food stall stretching down Jalan Besar towards the bus and taxi stations. Other places offer Chinese food and all the usual Malay Dishes. The local Highlands speciality is Chinese steamboat : a kind of fondue in Cantonese Restaurant Mayflower. 

Day 06 - (Cameron Highlands)

After breakfast at your hotel, the guide will meet you at lobby hotel for Half Day Tea Excursion at 0900am. Make sure you wear suitable suit for trekking and also bring rain gear for unpredictable weather.

The trips generally pass through relatively unspoiled jungle and the cool weather makes hiking a pleasure. The guide will bring you to visit Gunung Brinchang, Mossy Forest, Jungle Trekking, Tea Plantation & Factory and Butterfly Farm (Exclude Entrance Fees : RM 5.00 per Adult & RM 2.00 per Child). Your trips include together with packed lunch and will take about 4 hours journey. After the trip, the guide will send back to your hotel. Afternoon at your own leisure. You can book a tour at your hotel or walk one of the trails in the woods. The routes a marked with coloured poles and you can get the route description at your hotel reception.

Day 07 : (Cameron Highlands - Kuala Besut)

After breakfast, you leave the Cameron Highlands and drive on your own along the picturesque tea gardens to Gunung Brinchang and downhill from Cameron Highlands to the east through Gua Musang Highway. The journey takes about 5 hours. Bukit Keluang is a small village located at Kuala Besut district.

Upon arrival, the representative of car rental will meet you to pick-up the car. You can hand over the car keys of your rental car. You will stay overnight in a hotel and can have your meals there at your own expense. Just relax at your hotel or walk to the beach, which may take about 20 minutes.

Day 08 : (Kuala Besut - Perhentian Island)

You have to arrange a transfer to Kuala Besut Jetty by your own or you can ask the reception to arrange it for you with additional charges. The boats depart at Kuala Besut jetty several times a day from 8.30am till 4.30pm. The boat journey takes around 30 minutes to reach Pulau Perhentian.


Perhentian is one of the most famous Malay tourist attractions with crystal clear aquamarine water, white sandy beaches and countless coconut trees.  You will overnight in a chalet at one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. You can wade out to a coral reef garden just right in front of your resort. In the evening, you can have dinner at one of the restaurants along the beach serving Asian and western dishes.

Day 09, 10 & 11 : (Perhentian Island)

After Breakfast, you may spend your morning at leisure on the white sandy beaches or by doing snorkelling. In the afternoon, you may join one of the resort organised snorkelling trips by boat to a nearby living coral reef (around RM 30.00 per person), go kayaking (around RM 40.00 per canoe for 2 hours), fishing (RM 700.00 per boat), diving (dive shop)or by water taxi (around RM 15.00 per way).

Day 12 : (Perhentian Island - Lang Tengah Island) 

After breakfast, get ready for the next paradise island. The boatman will wait for you at 11:00am to transfer you from Perhentian to Lang Tengah Island. The journey will take about 30 minutes by speedboat. Once you arrive, you will see another island with crystal clear seawater, white beaches and an untouched tropical jungle.

Lang Tengah means eagles resting on the middle of the island. You will stay in one of the four roof houses in the resort.  Here you have the possibility to enjoy Malaysian dishes at the resort or walk to the next resort to eat there.

Day 13 : (Lang Tengah Island)

After breakfast, spend your whole day relaxing at the nice beach. There are more than 100 species of reef and fishes living in this area. Even the rare green turtle and hawksbill turtle can be found in certain diving spots. You also can do jungle trekking by your own to see the scenery and untouched tropical jungle.


Day  14 : (Lang Tengah Island - Merang - Kuala Lumpur - homebound flight)

This is the time to leave the paradise island again. After breakfast, the boat will wait for you at 08:00 am for the departure to Merang Jetty. At Merang, your transport is ready to send you to Kuala Terengganu Airport. We will arrange a Malaysia Airlines flight, which is connecting with your international flight from Kuala Terengganu. But if Malaysia Airlines is not available, we will arrange the booking with Air Asia either from Kuala Terengganu or Kota Bharu. In that case, additional costs would arise. Please arrange your own transfer from LCCT to KLIA to catch your international flight at KLIA to fly back your hometown. There, you will arrive on the next day in the early morning and your impressive journey through Malaysia will have come to an end.



Ping Anchorage Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd.
77A, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman, 20000 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Tel : (609) 626 2020  Fax : (609) 626 2022 / 622 8093 E-mail :
(KPL/LN2117 / 209874W)