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.
Depart Singapore and journey north to the historical city of Malacca
Dine at a local restaurant in Malacca and savour the mouth watering Chinese dishes.
Dine at a local restaurant in Malacca and savour the local nyonya cuisine.
After breakfast, leave Singapore for an approximately 4 hrs drive to Malacca, which was once colonized by the Portuguese, Dutch, British and the Japanese during their occupation over a period of 400 years. Located on the southwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, it is believed that the history of Malaysia began with the founding of Malacca in 1400 by Parameswara, a Sumatran prince. Thereafter, the state flourished under the Malaccan Sultanate and eventually became theregion's largest emporium attracting traders from as far as China, India, Arabia and Europe.
En route to Malacca you will visit a Malay kampong (village ) house before stopping for lunch. After lunch, proceed on with the historical City tour .Visit the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia ,Cheng Hoon Teng, the Dutch Square, and Studhuys. Stop at the Porta de Santiago and climb St Paul?s Hill before proceeding back to your hotel.
The Tua Pek Kong Chinese temple is a quite unique temple in the Lumut area. This is because it is located at the Straits of Malacca viewing the Straits.
The main attraction drawing crowds of local and out-of-town visitors are 98 statues of deities and animals from the Chinese lunar calendar on the well-landscaped three-hectare compound. There are also 11 statues measuring between 2.1m and 14.6m in height on a broad-based, two-metre high classical facade facing the sea. Taking centre stage is the gigantic Da Bo Gong statue, along with statues of Jiu Tian Xuan Nu, Yu Nu, Guan Yin Niang Niang, Jin Tong, Wu Guan, Wen Guan, Qian Li Yan, Ma Zu, Shun Feng Er and Hu Ye.
The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum in March 1985.
Visiting hours from 10.00am to 4.30pm every day.
Travel by land from Malacca back to Kuala Lumpur. Admire the greenery that the highway in Malaysia has to offer during your journey.
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.
This tour will enlighten you on the different lifestyles and cultural aspects of the various ethnic groups in Malacca.
Termed as the "Peranakan ", these various ethnic groups comprising of the Malacca Malays, Baba & Nyonya, Portuguese Eurasians and the Chitty have lived harmoniously in Malacca even before the arrival of the Dutch in 1641.
Be fascinated with the different ways of life ranging from their unique cuisine, ceremonies, adobes and their spoken languages.
Embark on a journey into late 19th-century and early 20th-century Malaya. Meander through the home of Baba Chan Cheng Siew (1865-1919), located in Malacca, a World UNESCO site. Baba is a honorific manner of addressing a Straits-born gentleman. Take a glimpse into the richness of the culture and the opulence that was fashionable in many pre-World War II Peranakan homes. The house is a combination of three terraced lots that were acquired by the China family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum in 1985.
Visit the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia, Cheng Hoon Teng, also known as Temple of Green Cloud. Featuring a magnificent main gate along Jalan Tokong, the Cheng Hoon Teng temple consists of a complex of several prayer halls, with a large main prayer hall dedicated to the goddess of mercy, Kuan Yin.
Embark on your journey from Singapore to Malaysia in this 3 Days 2 Nights Program. This overland adventure will take you through the beautiful and historical sites of Melaka and Cameron Highlands stopping at all the wonderful sights that are not to be missed.
Enjoy this package as we bring you the highlights of Peninsular Malaysia.
- Arrival and departure transfers ex Kuala Lumpur
- 2 nights at Novotel Kuala Lumpur with breakfast on twin-sharing basis
- 2 nights at Mahkota Melaka with breakfast on twin-sharing basis
- 2 nights at Strawberry Park Resort with breakfast on twin-sharing basis
- 3 nights at Parkroyal Penang with breakfast on twin-sharing basis
- All tour proposed in the itinerary
- Meals as specified
- Entrance fees
- All tours based on French speaking guide
- Other personal expense
- Other meals and beverage not mentioned at guest's own expense
* Rates are current and subject to change.