Little India, Singapore

Singapore + Malaysia

9 Days / 8 Nights

This tour Singapore & Malaysia provides the perfect mix of culture, nature and history.

Beginning in Singapore, you will explore of one of the most thriving city in Asia with multi-cultural heritage and colonial past mixed with glittering skyscrapers. After visiting Singapore, we will take you to the historical

Malacca and Kuala Lumpur, and then continue onto the natural wonders of Taman Negara which is considered the oldest tropical rain forest in the world.

Discover the unique charm of Singapore. From modern skyscrapers to well preserved old buildings; Singapore is a city of contrasts!


Look up into the sky to see the world’s tallest twin towers; the 88-floor Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur


Experience the charm of the historical city of Melaka and walk through Jonker Street, famed for antique shops and souvenir shops


Experience a bird-view of the rainforest of Taman Negara on Malaysia’s longest canopy walkway

Tours Details

DURATION9 Days / 8 Nights

FREQUENCY: Daily

JOINING CITY: Singapore

DEPARTURE CITY: Kuala Lumpur

ACTIVITIES: City sightseeing and rainforest trekking

TOUR TYPE: Private tour (except Taman negara where activities and boat transfers are in join-in-basis)

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL: Year-round

What's Included

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Accommodation for the nights listed in the itinerary
All internal transport as per the itinerary
Sightseeing tours / activities where specified
English speaking guide
Entry Fees
Meals as specified
GST Tax 6%

THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Beverages
Travel Insurance
Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond Naturalis Expeditions control
Video and Camera fees (to be paid directly at the Taman Negara office)

Day 1: ARRIVE SINGAPORE

Pick up: from Singapore airport upon your arrival

Upon arrival in Singapore you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Singapore

Day 2: SINGAPORE CITY TOUR 

Today you will explore the history, culture and lifestyles of multi-racial Singapore. First Little India – a haven of Indian culture and ethnicity that embodies the vibrant and colourful pulse of the Indian community in Singapore.

Next, drive to the mouth of the Singapore River. The Merlion, a national icon representing Singapore’s humble beginning as a fishing village is located here. The Merlion Park set against the City as backdrop is a sight not to be missed.

Drive past the Financial District to Chinatown and discover the rich heritage of Chinatown through insightful stories. Singapore’s largest ethnic group, the Chinese, first settled here and yet right in its midst you’ll find one of our oldest and picturesque Hindu Temple.

Last stop is the Singapore Botanic Gardens, the ‘green lung’ of our city. Experience the calm and serenity of this 52 hectares garden. Located within the grounds is the National Orchid Garden where you can marvel at the wide and colourful variety of Orchids on display.

After the tour return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Singapore

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Day 3: SINGAPORE – MALACCA

Today depart for Malacca. On arrival check into your hotel.

The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Malacca

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Day 4: MALACCA – KUALA LUMPUR

After breakfast depart for a city sightseeing. Founded in 1403, the Sultanate of Malacca was once the greatest and most powerful empire and seaport in South East Asia. The Portuguese, Dutch, British ruled over Malacca’s silk and spice trade.

This rich heritage is evident in the unique mix of architectural styles. Visit the Cheong Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest Chinese Temple in Malaysia, the Dutch Stadhuys and walk through the ruins of St. Paul’s Church where St Francis Xavier was once buried. Malacca is also one of the birthplaces of the ‘Babas’ – a mix of Chinese and Malay cultures uniquely its own.

After the sightseeing of Malacca you will be transferred to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur

Overnight at the hotel in Kuala Lumpur

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Day 5: KUALA LUMPUR CITY TOUR

Discover the old and new, starting from where the city began, which is the confluence of two rivers. Visit includes the King’s Palace (photo stop), the National Museum, the National Monument and the superb buildings at the Independence Square as well as the Moorish-style railway station.

Observe the contrast between historical architecture and modern skyscrapers in an abundant setting of greenery. You will also get to visit a local handicraft centre and a photo stop at the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers.

Overnight at the hotel in Kuala Lumpur

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Day 6: KUALA LUMPUR – TAMAN NEGARA

At 0900hrs depart by minibus/bus for Kuala Tembeling Upon arrival at the Tembeling jetty, proceed to Department of Wildlife to register and obtain the necessary permits and licenses. Lunch on personal account. At 1300hrs depart from Kuala Tembeling to Mutiara Taman Negara by wooden boat. Expected arrival at Mutiara at 1530hrs. On arrival check into your chalet and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

After dinner proceed on a guided night jungle walk. Discover the side of the jungle which comes alive at night. Familiarize yourself with nocturnal plants and insects and savour a chance to spot animals up close at the Observation Hide.

Overnight at the Mutiara Resort in Taman Negara

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Day 7: TAMAN NEGARA

This morning hike up this 334m hill for panoramic view of Gunung Tahan and the magnificent forest canopies that cover the hills and valleys. Then, cross the Canopy Walkway, the world’s longest suspension bridge, 40 meters above ground and 530 meters long. After lunch cruise along Sungai Tahan to relish the riverside flora and fauna and dip into the refreshing cascades at Lata Berkoh which form a natural Jacuzzi.

Overnight at the Mutiara Resort in Taman Negara

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Day 8: TAMAN NEGARA – KUALA LUMPUR

After breakfast, depart return to Kuala Lumpur via Kuala Tahan by shuttle bus.

Overnight at the hotel in Kuala Lumpur

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Day 9: DEPART KUALA LUMPUR 

Hotel check-out 12.00hrs. Transfer to Kuala Lumpur airport 3 hours before your flight scheduled departure time.

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