Spend 3 nights in Malaysia's Capital Kuala Lumpur, staying at the 5* Fraser Place Hotel on bed & breakfast. Included is a fully interactive food walking tour takes you to the hidden backstreets and narrow alleys of Kuala Lumpur and its suburbs to experience the very best of local food.(See the things to do tab for a full tour description).
After 3 nights in Kuala Lumpur you fly to the iconic beach resort of Koh Samui for 7 relaxing nights staying at the fantastic 4* Imperial Boat House, Koh Samui again onbed & breakfast.You have free return private transfers in Kuala Lumpur and Koh Samui.
This Malaysia and Thialand twin-centre holiday offers great value for money. Combine the city destination of Kuala Lumpur with the wonderful beach destination of Koh Samui for 1 astonishing price!
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
Delicious food walk, £33 per person
Blaze a culinary trail through Kuala Lumpur on this delicious food walk. This three-hour, fully interactive walking tour takes you to the hidden backstreets and narrow alleys of Kuala Lumpur and its suburbs to experience the very best of local food.
Malaysia is a fascinating melting pot of cultures and there is no better way of experiencing it all than from a plate. We stroll through theIndian-influenced neighbourhood of Brickfields, where the architecture, music and food is loud and colourful. Sample delicious Indian dishes served on a banana leaf and seek out sweet vendors for sugary morsels like fresh banana fritter, sticky, sweet gulabjamu or the local favourite, cendol (shaved ice, plum sugar, kidney beans and coconut milk jelly).
Then, on the comfort of KL’s sky-high local transport system, be swept from the colour of India to the bustle of China. We explore the city’s vibrant China Town, where we tuck in to some wonderfully tasty noodles and sample some refreshing lime juice while taking in the action that moves at a quick pace around us.
Finish the adventure with a coffee at an old-school coffee house, where we can see the evolution of KL through charming photos of the past. As you relax and take a breather, your local guide will help you plan your afternoon and, more importantly, recommend somewhere great for a fabulous local dinner.
Meeting/ Pick up point: Bangsar Station(LRT) train station entrance.
Duration: 3.5 hours.
Start or opening time: 11.00am.
End or closing time: 2.30pm.
Languages: English speaking guide.
Others: Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
Kuala Selangor Fireflies Phenomena - Private Tour, £90 per person - Escape from the hustle and bustle of Kuala Lumpur as you drive to the rural town of Kuala Selangor. The pleasant journey winds through old rubber and palm oil plantations, passing shanty-looking towns and several Malay villages. Kuala Selangor is renowned for its historic past and natural heritage of Mangrove forest and bird sanctuary, but it is the firefly phenomena for which the town is known best. Fireflies can only be seen in two locations around the world - the other being along the Amazon River in Brazil – and the site along the Selangor River is particularly special because it is easily accessible.
A Heavenly Dining Experience at Kuala Lumpur Tower, £69 per person - Your evening starts with a stroll in Kuala Lumpur's famous Central Market, a centre for Malaysian handicrafts and arts. Work up an appetite as you explore the countless stalls before proceeding to the imposing Kuala Lumpur Tower. One of the jewels in the city’s skyline, the tower stands 421 meters tall and ranks as the tallest tower in Asia. On arrival, take the high-speed lift to the Seri Angkasa Revolving Restaurant for a sumptuous buffet dinner while admiring the breathtaking panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur by night.
Kuala Lumpur City Tour, £55 per person - A city tour is the ideal way for first time visitors and those with limited time in Kuala Lumpur to get a flavour for this amazing city and sample some of her leading attractions. Photo stops at the King’s Palace, a symbol of Malaysian sovereignty, the Independence Square and Petronas Twin-Tower - still the tallest twin-tower in the world! Visit the National Museum and drive pass the Lake Gardens, view National Monument, National Mosque, and the Old Railway Station. Final stop is to appreciate the Malaysian pewter arts at the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre.
Batu Caves & Temple Tour, £40 per person - This tour covers two unique and attractive places of worship in outskirt Kuala Lumpur. First is the spectacular Tian Hou Chinese Temple. This striking, 6-tier temple is dedicated to the Goddess Tian Hou (the Heavenly Mother) and depicts elements of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. The other is the Batu Caves - a massive lime-stone outcrop with its interior home to a Hindu shrine lined with different deities. The shrine is set deep inside the high caverns which one has to climb 272 steps to reach. On the way back, visit a local Malaysian Batik centre to see how the fabric is being designed and printed.
Nature in the City - Private Tour, £50 per person - Visit the living nature theme parks in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur city. Begin with the Bird Park where you will witness at close proximity how approximately 600 birds of 60 local and foreign species adapting to a semi-natural, man-made environment. Continue to the colourful and beautifully landscaped Butterfly Park where thousands of butterflies from 120 species roam freely in a simulated natural rainforest environment. Last stop is the Orchid & Hibiscus Garden, home to over 3,000 orchid species from around the world, with 800 from Malaysia alone, and more than 2,000 varieties of hibiscus, many of which are prize winning hybrids.
Historical Malacca from Kuala Lumpur, £110 per person - A scenic 2-hour drive south of Kuala Lumpur takes you to Malacca, the oldest trading port in Malaysia which had undergone Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. Visit Stadhuys or the Dutch Square and take a walk up St. Paul’s Hill for a panoramic view of the Malacca Straits and the old town of Bandar Hilir. At the top is the ruin of St. Paul’s Church, lined by 17th Century Dutch tombstones. Stop for a typical ‘Nyonya’ lunch before taking a stroll through the Antiques Row at Jonker Street. Other visits include the famous Portuguese Fort de Santiago and Cheng Hoon Teng, the oldest Chinese temple inMalaysia. If time permitting, stop for a quick visit to Morten Malay Village before return journey.
A Glimpse of the Rainforest - Private Tour, £57 per person - Visit the Forest Reserve Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) which offers visitors the opportunity of understanding the rainforest ecosystem. Walk through shady nature trails and visit arboretums, among them the Dipte Rocarp, a collection centre of living trees for botanical reference. The Bambusetum displays almost 30 species of local bamboo. Another highlight is the Canopy Walk above the treetops, subject to accessibility at the time of visit. The canopy is closed every Monday and Friday.
Full Day Angthong National Marine Park, £54 per person
Come with us to the Ang Thong National Marine Park and enjoy one of the most beautiful excursions in Koh Samui. Ang Thong is the second most important National Park in Thailand and consisting of over 40 islands of all shapes and sizes and is considered by many to be a lost paradise. You can relax on pristine beaches, discover exotic wildlife or just feel the deep tranquillity and peace of this privileged natural environment. You will be picked up from your hotel by a minibus that will take you the port where you will board a speedboat that will take you straight to the National Park. In the park itself cars are banned. Neither is there any electricity. The most popular island in the Ang Thong archipelago is Koh Mae. The centre of the island conceals a beautiful lagoon with crystal clear waters surrounded by limestone cliffs, connected to the sea by an underground tunnel. We will walk up to the highest point in the island from where you will be able to enjoy unique and unforgettable views over the archipelago. This climb is strongly recommended but is only for the hardy; the climb can be difficult because of the high temperatures and the harsh terrain. If the atmospheric conditions are favourable, then there will be some time for relaxation and maybe a dip in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand.
Around the Island Tour and Rejuvenate, £57 per person
This tour takes you around the entire island of Koh Samui so that you can experience all that the island has to offer. From the beautiful beaches and Grandma and Grandfather Rocks, to the Big Buddha at Wat Phra Yai and the Namuang Waterfall near the center of the island, this tour covers it all. After a delicious Thai lunch at the Peak Eye restaurant and a visit to the beautiful grounds of the Magic Garden, pamper yourself with a steam bath and Jacuzzi soak followed by your choice of either an hour long oil, foot, facial or Thai massage.
Koh Tao and Koh Nangyuan Snorkelling Trip, £54 per person
After an early start from Koh Samui head north by luxury speedboat to Koh Tao - arguably the best spot for snorkeling and diving in the Gulf of Thailand. Here you will find Koh Nangyuan, an island retreat made up of three smaller islands inter-connected by a sandbank of clean white sand. As you absorb the incredible beauty of the area of incredible beauty you can swim, snorkel or simply soak up the sun on the beach. The fabulous corals to the west of the island are home to an enormous amount of brightly coloured fish marine life and turtles are often spotted in this area making this a magical snorkeling spot. Lunch will be served on your arrival to Koh Tao or Turtle Island, its name taken from the shape of the island and because of the turtles that call this area home. In the afternoon visited secluded Aow Leuk Beach or Leam Tien beach. Both offer picture postcard vistas and are similarly great spots to swim and snorkel.
Koh Samui Island Eco Safari Tour, £54 per person
On this half day tour you will discover Thai culture and experience the nature and wildlife of Koh Samui. Your day starts with a thrilling elephant ride through the lush jungle at the centre of the Island. Learn how these amazing animals are trained and the amazing relationship between your elephant and their mahout (carer). Enjoy an elephant and monkey demonstration before you continue on the back of an Ox-cart to a village surrounded by coconut palms. Here you will see an amazing demonstration of Thai cooking where you will get the chance to learn the secrets of Thai curry and sample some of the local delicacies. Watch locals tapping rubber trees, one of the islands biggest resources, before finishing off your tour with a walk through the jungle to a waterfall to cool down. Your experience finishes with a delicious traditional Thai lunch or dinner.
Koh Samui Fishing Tour, £42 per person
Head out into the turquoise blue waters off Koh Samui for a full day’s fishing aboard a traditional 43 foot Thai fishing boat. Your experienced captain has a vast amount of local knowledge regarding the seas surrounding Koh Samui and the marine life that inhabit this area ensuring that you stop in the best spots to catch that big one. Big Rock off the north east of Koh Samui, or the shallower waters to the south of the island are popular places to stop and fish for the Trevally, Barracuda, Mackerel, Cobia, Snapper and Grouper which are abundant in these waters. Perfect for both beginners and the experienced, this tour includes all of your fishing equipment and you will get expert tips from your guide ensuring that even complete novices have a good chance of catching their dinner. Take your catch back to your hotel after a full day out at sea or ask your friendly crew to cook it for you to share around.
Koh Samui Jungle Tour, £42 per person
Had enough of the usual tourist haunts? Experience a different side of Koh Samui with this exciting, adventurous day out through the jungles of Koh Samui in a 4 wheel drive jeep. Experience the incredible views over the island from its highest point before having a delicious lunch at a small mountain restaurant. Your four-wheel drive adventure will take your through the jungle, crossing rivers, tearing through hidden valleys and visiting remote and idyllic waterfalls in the forests of this beautiful island.
Samui Island Cruise, £46 per person
Enjoy a relaxing day where you will cruise the waters around beautiful Koh Samui. See the island’s famous beaches and popular landmarks from a different perspective out at sea and get some amazing photographs of the island from the water. Departing from the north east of the island you will pass the Big Buddha at Wat Phra Yai which is joined to the island by a causeway, before passing the beaches of Tong Sai and Cheong Mon.Heading south along the coast you’ll pass the ever popular sandy stretch of Chaweng Beach, and the smaller Chaweng Noi and see the island of Ko Mat Lang. The water here is a crystal clear blue-green and the coral reefs make this a perfect spot to stop for some snorkeling. Lamai Beach further south is also a popular beach and less built up than Chaweng.Koh Tan, or Green Peace Island as it is more commonly known, is the perfect place to stop for a delicious Thai lunch before free time to do what ever you want on this tropical paradise – swim, snorkel or simply laze in the sun before your boat heads off again. Enjoy one final stop on Swallows Nest Island before being returned to your hotel.
Day 1 London - Kuala Lumpur
Fly overnight direct from London to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airlines.
Day 2 Kuala Lumpur
Arrive at Kuala Lumpur airport pick up your transfers which will take you to your hotel in Kulala Lumpur. The remainder of the day is free to relax and unwind after your flight from the UK.
Day 3 Kuala Lumpur
Today we recommend taking the Batu Caves & Temple Tour at approximately 1.30pm. This tour covers two unique and attractive places of worship on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. First is the spectacular Tian Hou Chinese Temple. This striking, 6-tier temple is dedicated to the Goddess Tian Hou (the Heavenly Mother) and depicts elements of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. The other is the Batu Caves - a massive lime-stone outcrop with its interior home to a Hindu shrine lined with different deities. The shrine is set deep inside the high caverns which one has to climb 272 steps to reach. On the way back, visit a local Malaysian Batik centre to see how the fabric is being designed and printed.
This tour can be pre-booked with The Internet Traveller before you travel.
Day 4 Kuala Lumpur
Today is a full day at leisure to explore the major sights of KL. Why not take a trip up the famous Twin Towers for spectacular views of the city. Visit the King’s Palace and Independence Square, the Lake Gardens and the National Monument or even just shop in the many malls and designer stores.
Day 5 Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui
This morning you’ll be picked up from your hotel in Kuala Lumpur and transfered to Bangkok airport to catch your short internal flight to Koh Samui where you’ll then be met and transferred to your hotel. Once you have checked-in to your Koh Samui hotel the rest of the day is spent at your leisure.
Day 6 – 11 Koh Samui
Your days at leisure in Koh Samui can be spent by simply relaxing on the beach or sunbathing at the hotel’s pool or exploring the many sights of the area. Why not take a trip to the Angthong National Marine Park, one of the islands best excursions. There are a variety of fishing, snorkeling or Island Safari trips that you can pre-book too. Why not also explore the many temples or beautiful waterfalls that the island of Koh Samui has to offer as well.
Day 12 Koh Samui – London
This morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken to Koh Samui airport for your flight home to London via Kuala Lumpur.