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.
Transfer to airport for flight to Mulu. Meet at Mulu Airport and transfer to your accommodation for check-in. After lunch, trek 45 minutes on raised plank walk through lowland rainforest and peat swamp to Lang Caves. Walk inside the largest cave passage of Deer Caves. Witness the daily exodus of millions of bats at the Observatory at sunset before we return to the Park HQ and transfer to your accommodation.
Transfer to Mulu airport for flight to Kota Kinabalu. Arrive in Kota Kinabalu, overnight at your hotel.
We take a 45 minutes ride by longboat up Melinau River to explore Wind Caves. Visit Clearwater caves to see the subterranean river passage which at 100 km, is the longest cave system in South East Asia. Lunch at nearby Clearwater River and swim in the crystal clear water before we return to accommodation
Witness a blowpipe demonstration and a jungle walk with guide highlighting the various plants which the natives use for food, making traditional medicine and handicraft. Lunch at longhouse. Return downriver by longboat and to resort. Check in resort. Overnight.
Upon departure, our driver will meet the guests at the hotel lobby or other pick up location as requested and thereafter will be transferred to the airport/port.
Start off your tour by enjoying a scenic drive around Singapore's colonial and civic district. The Civic District is known as the historic birthplace of modern Singapore and it is part of master plan created by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1822. For here, you will get to look at some of the important historical buildings such as the Parliament House, Old Supreme Court, Padang, Cricket Club and City Hall.
Visit Kuan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple - a popular place of worship for local devotees of Kuan Yin or Guan Yin, the Chinese goddess of mercy. En route to Chinatown by visiting the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum is a living cultural monument in the heart of Chinatown featuring exhibitions relating religious arts and culture of Singapore. It also houses the Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic in a stupa composed of 320kg of gold donated by devotees. Along the streets of Chinatown, have some food sampling of local delicacies such as the bakwa (roasted pork).
Thereafter, proceed to the Malay precinct of Kampong Glam and have an enjoyable tour around the gazetted conservation area. Once the historic seat of Malay royalty in Singapore, it is a golden ethnic enclave worth exploring for its depth in architecture, exotic ornaments and palatable pleasures. There are colourful temples co-exist side by side with churches and mosques.
Then, visit Little India. Its charm lies in the fact that many of olden-day trades can still be found by its roadsides and alleys. Visit the roadside stalls and alleys where you can find treasure trove of decorative items, foodstuff, traditional Indian spices and apparel. Thereafter, we head to Tekka Market, a traditional food centre and wet market commonly found in Singapore for a quick walkabout. Have a taste of their local roti prata and teh Tarik before visiting Sri Krishnan Temple.
Proceed on a local hawker stall to have lunch (meal at own cost).
Then, discover a repository of Peranakan history and culture by visiting privately owned gallery/shophouses of an old generation Baba / nonya. Be fascinated on their collection of antiques on display, ranging from traditional ceramics, crockery, costumes, furniture, beautifully beaded slippery to photographs of Singapore's earlier generations of Babas and Bibiks. Sample some Peranakan Kueys as dessert as you end your cultural gourmet journey.
The Langkawi Craft Complex is one of the major tourist destinations in Langkawi Island as well as a local craft center, presenting a wide range of authentic craft products such as batik, wicker, woodcarving, metal, ceramics and various crafts.
Royal Selangor Club, one of Asia’s oldest sporting institutions founded in 1884, started out as a tiny wooden building with an "attap" roof. It was later redesigned in the Tudor style. The Main Club house, fondly known as "The Spotted Dog", was located at the "Padang". Expatriates and officials gathered here to relax, play billiards and watch cricket on what is now known as Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur, where major sporting events were once held.
Be charmed by Hoi An, one of Vietnam’s most picturesque towns. Learn all about its illustrious past as a trading port. Take a walk in the town, and discover the remarkably well-preserved traditional houses that have withstood 200 years of weather and war. Find out more about the prosperous merchants who used to live in these homes, trading with buyers from all over the world.
Then, make a stop at the Japanese Covered Bridge, one of two such bridges in Vietnam. The bridge spans a small waterway and was built more than 400 years ago to connect the Japanese community with the Chinese who lived on the other side of the water. Admire the carvings and paintings inside the bridge, learning about their symbolism and cultural significance.
Head to a Chinese communal hall, a colourful mélange of bright gates, dragon statues and elaborate rooftops. Get an introduction to ancestor worship while visiting the family altar and watching local devotees making offerings.
Next, visit some of the Hoi An’s famous handicraft shops, art galleries and the town’s vibrant market. Explore smaller lane ways and local neighborhoods, Then, lunch at a local restaurant.
President Ho Chi Minh was born in May, 19th 1890 in Nghe An province and passed away on September, 2nd 1969 in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. He was recognized by UNESCO as the one who “devoted his whole life to the national liberation of the Vietnamese people…”. In honor of the President’s gratitude, the Government had the Hochiminh Complex established inside capital Hanoi after he was gone. Built in Ngoc Ha village, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi city, Hochiminh complex consists of Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh square, Presidential Palace, Uncle Ho’s House on stilt, One pillar pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Let’s now take a supposed tour to this special complex;
A sample Singapore Land Package that highlights different areas of Singapore.
This package includes private vehicle on disposal with English speaking guide.
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.
Embark on an unforgetable experience in Singapore as we bring you to visit various Singapore's highlights! Explore as a local and get a taste of Singapore and all its unique flavours.
This package includes vehicle on disposal and an English speaking guide.
Experience China through the country's history in Beijing and Xi'an followed by all the modern China has to offer in Shanghai.
Beijing: Day 1 - Day 5
Xi'an: Day 5 - Day 6
Shanghai: Day 6 - Day 11
Embark on this wonderful journey where you will be exposed to the different cities of Vietnam and Cambodia. Immerse yourself in their local culture by visiting some of the markets and temples.
Tour package includes:
-Vehicle on disposla
-English speaking guide
-10 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 5 Dinner
-Admission to places mentioned in the itinerary
Tour package excludes:
-Any items not mentioned in the itinerary
Be transported to the two major cities in China: Hong Kong & Shanghai and discover all that they have to offer. From the busy city center discovery to the more would down discovery of one of the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage Sites of Hangzhou.
Step off the cruise ship and discover the Ancient City of Beijing with all of its history and wonder. Start the program with a visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World: The Great Wall of China at the Juyongguan Section. Spend the night in Beijing City and continue the adventure the next day with a visit to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven before returning back to the ship for the next shore adventure.
Be amazed by the vast land of China. Discover all the beutiful sites, taste the most delicious local cuisine and be enthraled by the magnificient scenery that China has to offer. In the package you will be transported to Beijing, Pingyao, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai.
Spend the time to explore the two major cities in China: Beijing and Shanghai. Be mesmerized by both cultural and historical aspects of the two cities along with all the delicious culinary finds throughout the program.
Discover the beauty of this cosmopolitan hub where both modernity and local experience collides. Explore Hong Kong's must see sights as well as little alleys alongside community areas where tourists fail to visit. Allow yourself to indulge in one of Hong Kong's popular sites as we bring you to get a bird's eye view of the bustling city and into the alleys to blend into their culture. Experience a unique blend of old and new as you walk through the intriguing city of Hong Kong.