East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
Kampong Bahru is a traditional village in Kuala Lumpur city centre, where you can enjoy a day of strolling around wooden stilt homes and coconut and banana trees, against a backdrop of the city’s modern skyscrapers. Developed by the British in the 1890s, this unique landscape is heavily populated by the Malay community, offering visitors a glimpse of the traditional lifestyle that’s more commonly found in Malaysia’s rural states. You will also have a chance to taste some of the local dishes like Nasi Lemak and traditional cakes along the street.
Jadi Batek Gallery is one of the largest batik and handicrafts center in Kuala Lumpur. Its easily accessible location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is enhanced by the warm hospitality of its staff. Visit the gallery for a holistic experience in Malaysian batik and handicrafts.
Enhancement to this program is a hands on experience in participation in the unique and traditional process of batik making, which speaks of vibrancy and colour, a tradition that breaks life into the hear of Malaysia. (advanced booking required)
St. Peter’s Church was built by the Portuguese descendants after religious freedom was proclaimed by the Dutch over Malacca in 1702. One of its artifacts is the 1608 bell found inside the Church’s Tower. It is currently the oldest working Catholic Church in Malaysia.
Enjoy the rest of the day free at your own leisure. You may opt to relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel or go and explore Malacca on your own.
Overland drive from Penang to Cameron Highlands taking guests on a road trip for 3 hours to 4 hours.
Lively, colorful Chinatown is centered on Petaling Street, known for its fashion shops and a large covered market with produce, clothes and accessories. Local artists sell paintings and crafts at nearby Central Market, where stalls also dish up noodles and curry. Places of worship in the area include the Taoist Guan Di Temple and the 19th-century Sri Mahamariamman Temple, with a facade of carved Hindu deities.
The program begins with an exploration of the historical Street of Harmony and the colorful Little India on trishaw (1 person in 1 trishaw basis). You will notice that the multiracial population of Penang has given rise to the Indian Muslim’s Kapitan Kling Mosque on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Kling, the oldest temple in Penang - the Temple of the Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin) and St. George’s Church, the region’s oldest church. Penang’s oldest Hindu temple, the Sri Mariamman Temple is also in the vicinity. (1 hour trishaw ride)
Admire the art of traditional Joss-sticks making (subject to availability).
Next, head to the Penang Peranakan Mansion (also known as Baby Nyonya Museum). Baba Nyonya Museum, the typical home of a rich Baba of a century ago, which is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions. (1 hour onsite tour)
Lunch will be taking place in heritage houses which have a well-maintained Nyonya style interior. It has an antique chest of drawers and a display cupboard with a proud collection of Nyonya antiques passed down from the owner’s Nyonya great grandmother. Learn the secret recipes of Nyonya cooking from the leading chef, whom has the experience of Nyonya cooking for more than 30 years. This has made their food to be more authentic.
In the afternoon, visit the renowned Reclining Buddha Temple in Penang. It is an exquisite Thai Buddhist temple that houses a 33m long reclining Buddha statue. Built in 1845, this temple represents the long standing relationship that the Thais have with Penang. Observe also how the temple is designed very much in accordance to the nuances of Thai religious architecture. (30-45 minutes onsite tour)
The tour ends with a walk to explore one of the UNESCO heritage site, the clan jetties. Having been a home on stilts on the shores for the Chew Clan community more than a century and is still now, the Chew Jetty has withstood the test of time and a strong testament of living heritage for Penang and the world to mesmerize. (30 minutes onsite tour)
Welcome to Tropical Spice Garden, the place where nature and culture meet. Tropical Spice Garden is a bio-diverse living museum of the spices and other tropical plants that have shaped our global history. The six landscaped acres of the garden is a treasure trove of more than 500 living specimens of lush and exotic flora from around the world. The school – the first of its kind in Penang – features Nyonya, Malay, Indian-Malay, Thai, Penang Street food and Asian Vegetarian cuisines. Our classes begin with a live guided tour, curated to offer a deeper insight into the use of herbs and spices through generations for healing, health and to create a myriad of rich flavours.
LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort brings together a LEGOLAND Theme Park, Water Park and Hotel in one LEGO® themed location. It is the ideal family holiday destination with more than 70 hands-on rides, slides, shows and attractions offering adventure, education and fun for action-packed day trips or short break destination. LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort is specifically designed for families with children aged 2-12. It is the first of its kind in Asia and the largest in the world.
- 2 nights accommodation at LEGOLAND Hotel Malaysia choice of room with breakfast
- Two way point to point transfer Singapore - Legoland - Singapore
- Two day pass to Legoland Malaysia Theme Park & Water Park
- Hotel check in time is 16:00 and check out time is 10:00 (baggages can be placed at hotel free of charge)
In morning light, we will across Penang Bridge which links the Penang Island to the Mainland and head to the world-renowned centre dedicated to the care of Malaysia’s ORANGUTAN. Upon arrival, the Lake Cruisers will ferry us to the Orang Utan Island via a 15-minute boat ride. (Journey from Penang Island takes about 1.5 hours’ drive)
Once on the island, your orangutan journey will begin on a 100-meter steel cage tunnel, which will lead you to their lush home. Here, you will get an up-close and personal look at how they live and interact with their surroundings and each other. (2 hours onsite tour incl. boat rides)
Next, we proceed to some local fishing villages for a fresh seafood feast.
After lunch, we can then explore the quaint rural coastal fishing village on foot. (30 minutes tour onsite)
Then, we may proceed to a traditional charcoal making brick kiln and photography the scenes of the local people at work. (30 minutes tour onsite)
Explore Danum Valley and be surrounded my nature and serenity as you experience pristine ambiance of the rainforest. Trek through the Ancient rainforest rich in flora and fauna and search for Borneo's nocturnal animal and watch the sunrise over the valley on your last morning.
A must for first time visitors to Kuala Lumpur. An interesting tour which unveils the beauty and charm of the old and new Kuala Lumpur. Garden City of Lights. See the contrast of the magnificent skyscrapers and the building of the colonial days.
Spend two weeks exploring Singapore and Malaysia. Start your adventure from Singapore and drive up to Penang stopping by all the must-see points of interests in Malacca, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands and finally Penang.
Spend 3 days exploring and learning the culture of Sawarak and meet the Orang Utans at the Semenggoh Orang Utan Centre. Learn more about the Iban longhouse communities and experience some of the activities at the longhouse.
Spend 3 days exploring and learning the culture of Sawarak at the Iban Longhouse and Batang Ai. Have dinner with a host family and listen to the stories of the locals. Trek the trails along Jelia River and spot orang utans swinging from branch to branch and other exotic wildlife creatures.
This is a tour package that features the highlights of Borneo packed into 15 days of adventure and sightseeing with a mixture of the city, the waters and nature.
Explore the neighboring countries of Singapore and Malaysia. Once a Malaysian state, see how Singapore continues its close ties with Malaysia and the vast influences of each countries to one another. From Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, see the highlights of each country and explore each for its own beauties.
Explore Langkawi, officially known as the Jewel of Kedah, is a district and an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia.
This is a tour package that features the highlights of Borneo packed into 13 days of adventure and sightseeing with a mixture of the city, the waters and nature.
- Arrival and departure transfers
- All tour proposed in the itinerary
- Meals as specified
- Entrance fees
- All tours based on English speaking guide
- Other personal expense
- Other meals and beverage not mentioned at guest's own expense
- Camera fee and items not mentioned
* Rates are current and subject to change. Tour itinerary is subjected to change depending on weather and river condition.