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ITINERARY

Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi: 10 days

If you were to think of a tropical paradise, it may well be Langkawi that comes to your mind's eye. Langkawi is a group of 99 islands off the coast of Northern Malaysia in the Andaman Sea. It is blessed with beautiful beaches, turquoise waters and untouched jungle.

Spend 3 nights in the cosmopolitan city of Kuala Lumpur then fly to Langkawi and spend 6 nights at the incredible 5 Star Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort and Spa. Designed in the style of a traditional Malay village, the resort is situated on the famous white sand beach of Cenang where you can relax to your hearts desire, explore the island and beaches and enjoy the 5 Star resort. 

* Price includes 5 star accommodation, transfers, guides, 12 meals and more. Price does not include flights.

We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from Australia to Kuala Lumpur are approximately $700 - $900 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! 

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Day 1: Arrival in Kuala Lumpur 

Upon arriving in Kuala Lumpur, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. 

Overnight in Kuala Lumpur: Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur (5 Star)

Day 2: Explore Kuala Lumpur with a tour of this magnificent city

The capital of Malaysia and commonly known as KL, a modern and grand city known for many things - its skyline (you can't miss the Petronas towers), shopping malls, street food ... It is a mix of cultures, the contemporary and the past. 

This morning after breakfast you will be collected from the hotel lobby for your tour.

Visit the King’s Palace, the National Monument at the Lake Gardens – a sprawling 91.6 hectares of immaculate lawns, undulating hills and carefully cultivated gardens.

Explore the city visiting Jamek Mosque, the Colonial Core, Central Market, Sin Sze Si Ya Temple, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Little India and Chinatown. A photo stop at the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers will be made before continuing to Batu Caves – one of Malaysia's national treasures and a sacred Hindu site, a series of caves and temples in a limestone hill.

Please note: There are 272 steps to reach the top.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Overnight in Kuala Lumpur: Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3: Enjoy a day at leisure

Spend the day exploring and enjoying Kuala Lumpur at your leisure. 

Overnight in Kuala Lumpur: Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4: Fly to Langkawi

Today you will be collected and transferred to the airport for your flight to Langkawi. On arrival in Langkawi you will be taken to the Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy at your leisure.

PLEASE NOTEThe flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi is NOT included. You can either book this directly (with Malaysian Airlines or Air Asia) or book it as part of your international flights to and from Malaysia. We don’t include it because the price varies too much depending on dates. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like a quote for flights.

Overnight in Langkawi: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast 

Day 5: Relax and enjoy the gorgeous Langkawi

Spend the day at your leisure, soaking up the sun, lounging by the pool, exploring the island...enjoy this tropical paradise. 

Overnight in Langkawi: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: Take a tour of Pulau Langkawi

After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel (around 9am). Begin your journey with a visit to the Langkawi Sky Bridge. Completed in 2004, this suspended bridge is built on top of the Machinchang mountain. Accessible from the Top Station, the bridge is suspended from a 82m high single pylon, hangs at about 100m above ground and it can accommodate up to 250 people at the same time. It swings out over the landscape to give visitors a unique experience above virgin jungle with spectacular views.

Your visit also includes the entrance to SkyDome, SkyRex & 3D Art Langkawi.

Overnight in Langkawi: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 7: A day of leisure 

Enjoy the day at leisure.

Overnight in Langkawi: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Take an island hopping tour

After breakfast at the resort, your guide will pick you up from the lobby (around 9am) for your island hopping tour.

This boat excursion will take you around some of the 104 islands of the Langkawi archipelago (or 99 islands during high tide). Visit the legendary Pulau Dayang Bunting / The Lake of Pregnant Maiden. Cruise around small islands, enjoy the scenery and watch eagles diving for fish and the crab-eating monkeys. At Pulau Beras Basah take a dip in the crystal clear water or simply relax on the uninhabited beach. Enjoy a BBQ lunch before returning to the resort.

The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight in Langkawi: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 9: A day of leisure 

Enjoy the day at leisure.

Overnight in Langkawi: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort (5 Star)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10: Time to go home or on to your next adventure

Today the tour ends. You will be transferred to Langkawi Airport in time for your flight. 

Meals included: Breakfast


* All accommodation and hotels are subject to change. If the stated hotel is not available a hotel of a similar standard and location will be booked.

INCLUSIONS
Inclusions:
  • 10 Days in Malaysia - 3 nights in Kuala Lumpur followed by 6 nights in Langkawi.
  • 9 nights' accommodation in 5 Star hotels. 
  • 12 meals included.  
  • All airport transfers – you will be met on arrival and taken to the airport on time for your departure.
  • All transportation throughout the tour. 
  • English speaking guide (in each location you will have a different guide).
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
Highlights:
  • Take an excursion of Kuala Lumpur on a City tour and discover the amazing mix of cultures that make up Malaysia's largest city. 
  • Visit the Batu caves - a national treasure and a holy Hindu site. 
  • Enjoy a tour of Pulau Langkawi including visiting the major attraction of the Mt Machinchang cable car and sky bridge - a 125m bridge 700m high. 
  • Take an island hopping tour in the archipelago of Langkawi. 
MORE INFO

Travelbay Malaysia Map - 10 Days in Langkawi and Kuala Lumpur 

How to get there: 
This tour starts in Kuala Lumpur and ends in Langkawi, Malaysia. 

Travelbay works together with an excellent corporate flight booking company and is happy to provide you with a quote and organise your flights. We charge a $50 booking fee for this service. Alternatively, if you would like to arrange flights yourself you can find more information and suggestions here.

If you are wanting to know more about how far it is between destinations and how long your flight will take, you can visit www.travelmath.com and use their trip calculator.

Timezones:
To help you calculate the time difference we recommend World Time Buddy.

Visa information: 
If a visa is required for any country you are visiting it is each travellers responsibility to ensure they have obtained a valid visa prior to travel. Every country has different requirements and it also depends on the nationality of the passport you are travelling on. 

To find out the visa requirements for your destination, you can check here with Visalink.

If a visa is required you can use the services on the same link, or you may wish to apply directly yourself.

In addition to the above link, we have provided some more information on visas here: Visa Information page

Please note: Every country has different visa requirements and charges. To support we attempt to provide you with the latest information and links. However, please be aware that it is each traveller’s responsibility (and not Travelbay’s) to ensure that you have a valid visa if required for any country you visit.

Currency information:
The currency used in Malaysia is the Malaysian Ringgit. 

What currency to take over there is a personal choice. Some people prefer to take US$ cash as a backup whilst others prefer to take AUD$ cash – it depends on what you are comfortable with. There are ATM machines available and you should let your bank know that you will be using your card over there to avoid them freezing any 'suspicious' activity.

Tipping and tour guides:
A few customers have asked us about tipping. Really this is a personal matter, not obligatory and at your discretion.

Some like to provide the tour guide with a few dollars a day and a little less for the driver. If you love your guide you can of course offer more – it really is up to you. 

Tour guides will not generally join you when eating – you are welcome to invite them though if you feel to.

Vaccination information:
Travelbay recommends you check with your doctor as to any immunisations that you may require or that are recommended for your travels.  Alternatively, you can visit The Travel Doctor or Travelvax for more information. 

Electricity and Adaptors
A useful resource to find out what plug or adaptor you might need for any country can be found by clicking here: https://whatplug.info/to/ and then selecting the country or countries you are visiting.

Climate:
Malaysia lies close to the equator (Kuala Lumpur’s latitude is 3.139° N), and therefore it’s climate is classed as “equatorial”. This means it is hot and humid year round. Day time temperatures are frequently above 30°C and night time temperatures do not often drop below 20°C. In summary – it’s hot and muggy!

Wet season: May to October – there can be thunderstorms in the afternoon with brief downpours. Travelling at this time can still be excellent, however in September and October the downpours can be heavier and so if you are wanting to go diving or snorkelling this may not be the best time of year as visibility will be reduced.

Peak season: There are 2 peak seasons in Malaysia – one from June to August and the other from December to January.

Population: 30 million

Language: Malaysian

Predominant religion: Islam (around 61%)

Some interesting facts: 
Kuala Lumpur was founded in 1857 by Chinese tin miners and translates to “muddy confluence” – it is situated at the junction of the Gombak and Klang rivers.

The Petronas Towers were completed in 1998. One of the twin towers was built by a Japanese company (Hazama Corp) and the other by a Korean (Samsung).

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 to 104 islands. The number of islands you can count depends on the tide as in high tide some of the islands are covered by water. 

Langkawi has been referred to as the "Isles of Legends" due to the heritage of story telling. Local folktales and legends have enchanted many a traveller (and the locals too). 

Travelbay Tip:

Extend your holiday with a wildlife adventure in Borneo or some 5 Star luxury in Vietnam.

Travelbay Borneo Tours - 8 Day Wildlife Wonderland Adventure Travelbay Vietnam - 7 Day Luxury Sojourn in Charming Hoi An - 5 Star

More Travelbay Malaysia Tours including Borneo:

Travelbay Malaysia - 10 Days Exploring Colonial Malaysia - 5 Star Travelbay Borneo – 14 Day Wonders of Sabah Tour

Travelbay Borneo - 9 Day Borneo Experience including Danum Valley

TERMS
Terms & Conditions

Booking Process:

Upon purchase of your tour online you will immediately receive a receipt and order confirmation. Travelbay will contact the tour operator to confirm availability for all accommodation and transportation for your tour.

As soon as we have confirmed the dates (usually within 48 hours sometimes a little longer at weekends) we will email you your booking confirmation.

We will request further information from you to ensure that all your personal preferences are taken care of. This will include details such as your accommodation preferences, dietary requests, allergies, health issues, emergency contact and any special requirements. We will also request copies of the passport for each traveller so that we can organise and book the flights included in the price of this tour.

Very Important:

It is important to note your dates are only confirmed once we have been in touch with you to confirm availability. Therefore, please wait on purchasing your international flights until you have received a booking confirmation from us. In the unlikely event that there is no availability on your chosen date we will offer you alternate dates. If these do not suit we will fully refund your payment. 

Booking Information: 

  • Quoted prices are per person.
  • Booking valid for selected and booked travel dates.
  • Please book at least 30 days prior to your desired date of travel.
  • Bookings are subject to availability.
  • Child prices: Please contact us for child pricing
  • Please note: Malaysia has introduced a Tourism Tax. Foreign tourists will be charged a flat rate of MYR10.00 per room per night for all hotels and accommodation. You will need to pay this tax directly to the hotels. MYR10 is approximately AUD3. We are not able to collect this on your behalf otherwise we would. 
  • Minimum group size is 2. 
  • The listed "Price per person ~ single room" relates to having your own room for the tour (with a minimum of 2 people on the tour). If you are a single traveller please contact us for a single traveller price. 
  • Maximum room capacity of 3.
  • Extra nights pre and post tour are subject to availability and can be booked directly with the tour operator.
  • Prior to completion of your booking we take great care to go through all the details together with you until we get everything exactly as you would like it. At that point we confirm your booking and the details and you pay for it. If after payment, you decide to make further changes we will do what we can to accommodate them and will also need to charge an additional $50 administration fee.

Inclusions:

  • 9 nights' accommodation, twin share with daily breakfast.
    • Check-in & check-out time: generally, check in is after 2 pm and check out before 12 pm. Early check-in and late check-out are subject to room availability and may generate additional full day room rate.
  • 12 meals as per itinerary.
  • City tour of Kuala Lumpur.
  • Island tour of Langkawi including Cable Car and Sky Bride fees. 
  • Island hopping tour of Langkawi. 
  • Free wifi available at the hotel lobby.
  • English speaking guide (in each location you will have a different guide).
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
  • All airport transfers.
  • Please note: There is one airport transfer on arrival and one airport transfer on departure for the group booked. If within your group you will be arriving separately, please contact us for a quote.
  • All transport.
  • Taxes and service fees.

Exclusions:

  • International airfares to and from Malaysia.
  • Domestic flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi. 
  • Meals not outlined in the itinerary.
  • Drinks for all meals.
  • Malaysia Tourism Tax of MYR10 per room per night. This is approximately AUD3 per room per night. We are unable to collect it on your behalf. 
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry etc.
  • Optional activities and attractions as stated in the itinerary.
  • Others not indicated in the inclusions.

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