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(Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi)
Come face-to-fin with one of the deep blue sea’s most mysterious creatures as you extend a hand to feed the sting rays that circle your boat in the crystal waters that surround stunning Langkawi.
Despite their unusual appearance, the inquisitive sting rays are actually very friendly and will flock to your boat-side for feeding time. You’ll also cruise through eerie limestone caves and discover hidden canyons where wild monkeys, kingfishers, monitor lizards and mud crabs make up the vibrant population of bank-side wildlife. Visit Bat Cave and a fish breeding farm before taking some time out to swim and sunbathe on a remote beach and lunch at an authentic floating restaurant. Discover a very different side of Malaysia as you tour the futuristic skyline of Kuala Lumpur and connect with the city’s rich multi-cultural past that brings together traditional architecture and cultural traditions from many of the world’s major religions that have been practiced here in harmony for centuries.
Your premium level hotel will provide a bastion of peace in the contemporary heart of Kuala Lumpur’s city centre, and your luxury beach resort and spa on Langkawi provides ample opportunity for rest and relaxation as you explore the island’s pristine beaches, lush rainforests and isolated waterfalls. Your private guides will provide an engaging insight into the local cottage industry of Langkawi including traditional batik painting techniques, and reveal the cultural history of the metropolitan melting pot that is Kuala Lumpur.
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Meet your English speaking driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle.
Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, is perfectly situated within the Kuala Lumpur City Centre. It offers direct access to the world-class Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Suria KLCC and the famous Petronas Twin Towers, all of which are surrounded by restaurants, bars, clubs, and cafés. There are 571 well-appointed rooms and suites that feature floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the cityscape.
The Kuala Lumpur orientation tour is the best way to explore the city’s most interesting sightseeing attractions. You will be mesmerized by the interesting architecture of its historical past, as well as the ultra modern buildings in the golden triangle of Kuala Lumpur. Highlights of this tour include visits to the Petronas Twin Tower, a local handicraft centre, Cocoa Boutique, the King’s Palace, the National Monument, the National Museum (entrance fee not included), the National Mosque, and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.
Enjoy the sites in and around the historical hub of Kuala Lumpur, Malacca. Visit St. Peter’s Church, the oldest Christian Church still in use in Malaysia. Drive past the largest 17th century Chinese cemetery outside of China, located at Bukit China or Chinese Hill. Stop at the foothill to view the Sultan’s Well before driving through the Portuguese Settlement. Proceed to view the famous gateway. ‘Port De Santiago’ and the ruins of St. Paul’s Church lined by 17th century Dutch tombstones. Next on the list is Red Square, the salmon pink Dutch administrative buildings, which today house the Malacca Museum and government offices. Visit Christchurch before proceeding for lunch and then continue on to see the Abode Merciful Clouds or the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the only temple where you can find 3 major doctrines of local Chinese belief under the same roof, Taoim Buddhism and Confucianism. Take a stroll along Malacca’s Jonker Street, which ends by the banks of the Malacca river.
Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langawi. Flight time is approximately 1 hour
This fascinating tour will take you through the urban and rural areas of legendary Langkawi. The journey begins with visit to a showcase of local cottage industry where you will witness the process of traditional batik painting using wax and dyes. Proceed to Makam Mahsuri where the legendary Mahsuri is laid to rest in a garden of traditional Malays House. Go up the second highest mountain in a cable car ride and get a bird`s eye view of the island and visit a waterfall in the northern part if this island. Visit the Galleria Perdana and proceed to Rice Garden, one of Langkawi’s eco-tourism attractions.
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa is a world of ethnic charm inspired by a Malaysian traditional village concept along a kilometre stretch of white sandy beaches. Covering an area of 35 acres on a beachfront location, the resort offers a relaxing atmosphere amidst lush tropical environment and award winning landscaped gardens. Characteristically raised on stilts with open spacious verandas, these chalets come thoughtfully equipped with modern conveniences for your comfort. Facilities include an array of F&B options specialising in Malay traditional cuisine, authentic Chinese, western favourites and Thai dishes as well as fresh barbeque delights by the beach.
Appreciate the wonders of nature and its attributes towards the eco-system. The boat journey starts from Kilim, the eastern path of Langkawi which takes you through limestone caves and hidden canyons, where monkeys, kingfishers, monitor lizard, and mud crabs congregate along the river banks. Visit bat caves and a fish breeding farm where you will have a closer look at the different kinds of wildlife. The highlight of your tour is feeding the live sting rays, and watching the protected white head eagles being fed. Your journey will continue to Tanjung Rhu and then to the open sea where you will have the chance to swim and sunbathe at an isolated beach. Your last stop will be at the Floating Fish Farm Restaurant for lunch.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur. Flight time is approximately 1 hour.
Depart from Kuala Lumpur international airport.
January 15, 2014
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November 19, 2013
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October 10, 2013
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September 04, 2013
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August 02, 2013
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August 07, 2013
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June 21, 2013
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