10 days from $2,990 per person*
  • Visit the vast rolling rice paddies of Langkawi with private guide.
  • Visit Gunung Brinchang and listen to “tea talks” with expert guides.
  • Embark on city tours through Kuala Lumpur and Penang.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Enjoy an expert selection of high end accommodations.
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Feel the fine white sand between your toes as you watch the setting sun cast its golden glow on the peaceful Andaman Sea at Langkawi, where the lush rainforest meets azure ocean lagoons.

Here you’ll experience the laid-back island culture of Langkawi as you take time out to relax on pristine beaches, explore the rural rainforest villages, discover remote waterfalls amid dense jungle, and take in breathtaking views from atop Malaysia’s second-highest mountain. In the modern city of Kuala Lumpur, you’ll see an entirely different face of this multi-cultural country as you marvel at the city’s 21st-century skyline and explore its myriad of Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic and Christian sites. You’ll also take a winding road 5000 feet above sea level to discover the roaring waterfalls, gushing jungle streams and steamy rainforest of the Cameron Highlands, and take part in the vibrant street culture and cuisine of Penang island.

This tour delivers luxury all the way with a collection of first rate hotels that will capture the imagination of even the most seasoned traveler. From elegant world-class hotels in the center of one of the most dynamic cities in Asia, to the boutique cottages of a hillside rainforest retreat and a secluded island resort, you’ll experience the many faces of Malaysia in ultimate luxury. And your team of local guides will be on-hand to ensure a seamless experience. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Kuala Lumpur
    Kuala Lumpur
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 2 Kuala Lumpur
    Kuala Lumpur
    • Tour - Private - Cultural & Heritage Tour (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 3 Kuala Lumpur
    Kuala Lumpur
    • Tour - Private - Historical Malacca Tour with Lunch (8hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 4 Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands
    Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands
    • Transfer - Private - Kuala Lumpur - Cameron Highlands
  • Day 5 Cameron Highlands
    Cameron Highlands
    • At Leisure
    • Tour - Private - The Mossy Forest Of Gunung Brinchang (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 6 Cameron Highlands to Penang
    Cameron Highlands to Penang
    • Transfer - Depart Cameron Highlands, Simpang Pulai and arrive Penang
    • Tour - Private - Scenic Night Tour (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 7 Penang
    Penang
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Explore Georgetown (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 8 Penang to Langkawi
    Penang to Langkawi
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Air - Penang - Langkawi [(40 min)] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Langkawi
    Langkawi
    • Tour - Private - Insight of Legendary Langkawi (5hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 10 Langkawi
    Langkawi
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
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Day 1: Kuala Lumpur

For your added comfort, your guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it. Your guide will assist you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel (5*)

The Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is a welcoming presence in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s business and shopping district. It is near major landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers and KLCC, as well as tourist sites. Set amidst lush greenery, the hotel is about first class hospitality, with the very best in comfort and sophisticated facilities. It has 101 custom designed and luxurious suites, the most in any hotel in the city. It’s a place for those who enjoy fine dining as the hotel’s top-notch restaurants offer Malaysian, Chinese, Japanese and French cuisines. There is a bar and grill to wine and dine and be entertained with music from live bands, and a Lobby Lounge for leisurely drinks, beverages and afternoon tea and cakes. Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is only a 45-minute drive from the KL International Airport. There is also easy access to the city via public transport systems, limousines and taxis.

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Day 2: Kuala Lumpur

This tour will take you through the heritage trails of the early cultures in Malaysia – an insight into Malaysia’s multi-cultural society. This exploration tour visits numerous monuments and locations including Chan See Shu Yuen Clan House, Chinatown, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Central Market, Sze Yeh Temple, Jamek Mosque, and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. It is advised that you wear comfortable walking shoes, and a hat or cap. 

Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel (5*)
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jamek Mosque
Jamek Mosque

Day 3: Kuala Lumpur

Enjoy the sites in and around the historical hub of Kuala Lumpur, Malacca. Visit St. Peter’s Church (1710) – the oldest Christian Church still in use in Malaysia. Driver past the largest 17th century Chinese cemetery outside of China, located at Bukit Cina, 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 building which today house the Malacca Museum and government offices. Visit Christ Church before proceeding for a local lunch (included), and visit the “Abode Merciful Clouds’ or the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the only temple where you can find 3 major doctrines of local Chinese beliefs under the same roof, viz – Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. Take a stroll along Malacca’s Jonker Street, which ends by the banks of the Malacca River.

Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel (5*)
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Malaaca River
Malaaca River

Day 4: Kuala Lumpur - Cameron Highlands

Leave your hotel for the journey up north to the hill resort of Cameron Highlands. Arrive at Tapah town, foothills of Cameron Highlands. Wind your way up to 5000 feet above sea level. Along the way, stop at Iskandar waterfalls and pass gurgling jungle streams. After lunch, your driver who is also your guide will take you on a tour of Cameron Highlands covering the Rose Garden, tea plantation, and vegetable farms. Check in at your hotel and enjoy the rest of your evening at leisure.

Accommodation: The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands (4*)

The Lakehouse is an exclusive getaway in the natural beauty of the Cameron Highlands. Set in an area dubbed "The Valley of Eternal Spring", this idyllic country house sits atop a hill overlooking rolling hills and verdant woodlands. The fresh mountain air of Cameron Highlands has always offered a welcome respite from the tropical heat since the colonial days. This refreshing destination boasts of amazing tea plantation views and the great outdoors. It is a short distance from the towns of Tanah Rata and Ringlet, as well as within close proximity to many key attractions in Cameron Highlands. 

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Lakehouse
The Lakehouse

Day 5: Cameron Highlands

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Hop into a Land Rover cruising along the picturesque rolling tea garden toward 6,666 feet above sea level, The Gunung Brinchang. Listen to the guides 'tea talks' while enjoying breathtaking view of the tea garden of Malaysia that is known as Cameron Highlands. On clear days the drive up to the highest mountain accessible by road in South East Asia, one will be blessed with the magnificent view of the surrounding area. An interpretive walk with the nature guides into the Mossy Forest of Gunung will reveal some of the exotic floras on earth, like the Pitcher plant, Orchids, Primitive Ferns, Spices and Medicinal Plants. A short drive down from the mountain will bring you to the Sungei Palas 'Boh' Tea Factory. A factory tour will be conducted before you may appreciate the many varieties of tea offered at the Tea Shop.

Accommodation: The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands (4*)
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands

Day 6: Cameron Highlands - Penang

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your hotel this morning. At noon, check-out and descend the winding road to Simpang Pulai, continuing the journey up north to the state of Perak. Cross the Penang bridge before arriving on Penang island. Arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Never miss the sight of George Town by night when you visit Penang! Start the evening with a breezy ride on an Open Top Trishaw. A three-wheeler transportation that was introduced in 1936, the trishaw was a popular and only mode of transport in the olden days. As you ride by, treasure the beautiful sights of George Town’s heritage buildings before alighting at the For Cornwallis. For here, head to the Lee Jetty and enjoy a night scene of Penang’s clan jetties, where houses are built on stilts. Continue on for a session of indulgence visiting a Local Night Market. The night market operates at a different venue every night, so you will be in for a surprise! End the night feeling contented and treat yourself to some world renowned Penang Street Food.

Accommodation: Eastern & Oriental Hotel (5*)

Situated in George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Eastern & Oriental Hotel stands at the intersection of Farquhar Street and Penang Road. The hotel is 20 kilometres from the Penang International Airport and within walking distance from the food havens, shopping complexes, and entertainment outlets of downtown George Town. Take a walk to Fort Cornwallis, the City Hall and the Penang State Museum. Browse the shops, bazaars, and restaurants for great bargains and delicious treats, and discover temples, mosques, and churches in quiet little corners. The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as `The E&O' to generations of travelers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era. In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveler's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient.

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Penang
Penang
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Day 7: Penang

Visit to the Wat Chayamangkalaram (Reclining Buddha Temple) and Dharmikarama Burmese Temple where you will witness the famous Golden Reclining Buddha statue and be awed by the intricate architecture of both temples. Next, be taken back in time to Penang’s colonial past at the
Colonial Penang Museum and get a glimpse of both the British Administrators and wealthy merchants’ lifestyle in Penang. Stop for a little retails therapy of local products at the Cocoa Boutique before heading down town for a tour of the heritage zone filled with old Colonial Buildings (photo stop), and where the famous historic Fort Cornwallis (photo stop) is situated. Be sure to capture as much as you can when you break for a “photo stop”! The fort was built in the late 18th century by the British East India Company and to date, its old structure and cannons are still intact. Continue on past the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower and proceed to the waterfront where you will get a chance to walk along the Clan Jetty, where houses are built on stilts and till today, it is still home to many. After this, we will take a slow drive through the much talked about Street of Harmony, where houses of worship for the four main religions fall on the same street, namely the St. George’s Church, Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Temple), Sri Maha Mariamman Temple and Kapitan Keling Mosque.

Accommodation: Eastern & Oriental Hotel (5*)
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Wat Chayamangkalaram
Wat Chayamangkalaram

Day 8: Penang - Langkawi

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Transfer by plane from Penang to Langkawi. Flight time is approximately 40 minutes.

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: The Datai (5*)

The Datai Langkawi is situated on the northwest tip of the island Langkawi in Malaysia. Located in a 10 million year old rainforest and overlooking the tranquil Datai Bay, awarded by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 beaches worldwide, the iconic property enchants with mesmerizing nature, visionary architecture, luxury and bespoke service. It’s 54 rooms, 40 villas, 16 suites and 14 beach villas offer views of the surrounding nature. The award-winning dining outlets pay homage to the exotic flavors and culinary tradition of the region. Leisure facilities include two swimming pools; an award-winning spa and Els Club Teluk Datai - the most scenic 18-hole golf course in Southeast Asia designed by the golf legend Ernie Els.

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Langkawi
Langkawi
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Datai
The Datai

Day 9: Langkawi

A fascinating tour that will take you through the urban and rural areas of legendry Langkawi. The journey begins with visit to a showcase of local cottage industry where you will witness that process of traditional batik painting using wax and dyes. Proceed to Makam Mahsuri where the legendry Mahsuri is laid to rest in a garden of traditional Malays House. Go up the second highest mountain in a cable a ride and get bird’s eye view of the island. Visit the Rice Garden, one of Langkawi’s eco-tourism attractions, which is definitely not something you will expect to see in an island like Langkawi. Here, you will be able to see a long stretch of paddy field, infusing senses of freshness and at the same time, brings you closer to the nature. Apart from merely looking a the green paddy, visitors will also get the learn more about their specific species as those paddies are being named accordingly. Besides, scarecrows are also being placed in the middle of the field in order to make the scenery looks more like the actual one.

Accommodation: The Datai (5*)
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Waterfall
Waterfall

Day 10: Langkawi

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Shangri-La Hotel (5*): Kuala Lumpur

The Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is a welcoming presence in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s business and shopping district. It is near major landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers and KLCC, as well as tourist sites. Set amidst lush greenery, the hotel is about first class hospitality, with the very best in comfort and sophisticated facilities. It has 101 custom designed and luxurious suites, the most in any hotel in the city. It’s a place for those who enjoy fine dining as the hotel’s top-notch restaurants offer Malaysian, Chinese, Japanese and French cuisines. There is a bar and grill to wine and dine and be entertained with music from live bands, and a Lobby Lounge for leisurely drinks, beverages and afternoon tea and cakes. Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is only a 45-minute drive from the KL International Airport. There is also easy access to the city via public transport systems, limousines and taxis.

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur Lobby
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur Lobby

The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands (4*): Cameron Highlands

The Lakehouse is an exclusive getaway in the natural beauty of the Cameron Highlands. Set in an area dubbed "The Valley of Eternal Spring", this idyllic country house sits atop a hill overlooking rolling hills and verdant woodlands. The fresh mountain air of Cameron Highlands has always offered a welcome respite from the tropical heat since the colonial days. This refreshing destination boasts of amazing tea plantation views and the great outdoors. It is a short distance from the towns of Tanah Rata and Ringlet, as well as within close proximity to many key attractions in Cameron Highlands. 

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Lakehouse
The Lakehouse

Eastern & Oriental Hotel (5*): Penang

Situated in George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Eastern & Oriental Hotel stands at the intersection of Farquhar Street and Penang Road. The hotel is 20 kilometres from the Penang International Airport and within walking distance from the food havens, shopping complexes, and entertainment outlets of downtown George Town. Take a walk to Fort Cornwallis, the City Hall and the Penang State Museum. Browse the shops, bazaars, and restaurants for great bargains and delicious treats, and discover temples, mosques, and churches in quiet little corners. The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as `The E&O' to generations of travelers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era. In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveler's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient.

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Eastern & Oriental Hotel Lobby
Eastern & Oriental Hotel Lobby

The Datai (5*): Langkawi

The Datai Langkawi is situated on the northwest tip of the island Langkawi in Malaysia. Located in a 10 million year old rainforest and overlooking the tranquil Datai Bay, awarded by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 beaches worldwide, the iconic property enchants with mesmerizing nature, visionary architecture, luxury and bespoke service. It’s 54 rooms, 40 villas, 16 suites and 14 beach villas offer views of the surrounding nature. The award-winning dining outlets pay homage to the exotic flavors and culinary tradition of the region. Leisure facilities include two swimming pools; an award-winning spa and Els Club Teluk Datai - the most scenic 18-hole golf course in Southeast Asia designed by the golf legend Ernie Els.

Malaysia Signature Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Datai
The Datai

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Kenneth D — November 09, 2017 — Asia

    Kensington did a fantastic job of arranging our tour to South Korea and Japan. The guides were all knowledgeable and spoke good English. The tour involved a lot of coordinating different guides, train and subway schedules and the schedules of places we were visiting. They even arranged for a couple of Uber drivers to take us to airports. Everything was flawless.

  • Elizabeth B — November 07, 2017 — Asia

    Hotels were all outstanding. Especially recommend Gora Kadan for anyone interested in a deluxe ryokan!! Ten stars to that gorgeous place. All transfers, tickets and services worked perfectly and that’s not a small feat, very appreciated.

  • Larry F — November 09, 2017 — Asia

    We have used your services several times and have never been disappointed. You do a great job of planning and organizing everything and are very attentive to our wants and needs. We look foreword to more travels with your service.

  • Kevin W — November 09, 2017 — Asia

    Because we traveled in several cities we had many different guides. They were all very good, with some being outstanding. We would like to especially commend our Beijing guide, Jerry Wang, for his expert and very personalized guidance.

  • Bruce H — November 07, 2017 — Asia

    Our guide in Beijing Jerry was absolutely fantastic!!!! He was extremely knowledgeable and had a great personality. He was able to quickly asses the level of detail we wanted to hear and provided an excellent tour experience. He was very attentive to all our needs, ensured that we were understood the local culture and went out of his way to ensure that when we were not with him we still would have a great experience. Our driver Mr. Wong was also very competent and an extremely safe driver, we never felt nervous at all with him behind the wheel. Overall just a fabulous tour and experience!!!

  • Cynthia H — November 07, 2017 — Asia

    In general, the trip was an amazing experience with wonderful guides and well planned . The itinerary was perfect for the time we allotted. Our accommodations In Tokyo and Kyoto and Koyasan were excellent.Thanks for arranging another memorable trip.

  • Anette L — November 07, 2017 — Asia

    Our guides were knowledgeable, informative, and very helpful.

  • John B — November 07, 2017 — Asia

    It was a wonderful experience from the driver to each city representative and, of course, the guides. Especially Sunita who organized it all! Thank you

  • Jessica P. — September 26, 2017 — Asia

    Our trip was amazing and left us with amazing memories. We appreciate the seamlesness of our travel and transfers to different cities and countries.

  • Nicole C — September 08, 2017 — Asia

    The Viceroy in Ubud was beauty and perfection in every way.

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