Exploring Malaysia

7 day Self Drive - from £609

A delightful and leisurely one way drive from the bustling Malaysian capital to the beaches of Penang, taking in the fabulous Tamar Negara National Park and the Cameron Highlands on the way.

Highlights:

  • Taman Negara National Park
  • Jungle walk
  • Tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands
  • Penang night market
  • Fantastic scenery
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 & 2: Taman Negara

After your car is delivered to your hotel this morning, head north from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Tahan, gateway to the Taman Negara National Park. On arrival leave your vehicle in the secure parking facility and board a boat across the river to the lodge. After dinner take a night time jungle walk before falling asleep to the sounds of the wild.

Spend the following day exploring this remote and beautiful region on a tour. Trek through lush rainforest with a chance to walk across the canopy walkway and enjoy breathtaking views of the forest from dizzying heights. In the afternoon, board a river boat to the cascading waterfall of Lata Berkoh where you will have the chance to swim in the clear waters of the fall. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Hotel: Mutiara Taman Negara
Meals: Breakfast, 1 Lunch & 2 Dinners

Day 3 & 4: Cameron Highlands

Travel back by boat to collect your car and continue to the beautiful Cameron Highlands. You will notice how the climate changes as you climb higher and this is why the region is ideal for tea growing and agriculture. The next day spend time exploring this pretty part of the country at your own leisure – visit a tea plantation and sample some of the produce and the Lata Iskandar waterfall.

Hotel: Strawberry Park
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 & 6: To Penang

Today head to the coast and the golden beaches of Penang. En route you can stop off in Kuala Kangsar to take in the famous mosque and palace. Your two night stay at a Penang beach resort is a chance to relax and unwind, or use the car to explore this delightful island. Don’t miss a visit to historic George Town or a trip up the funicular railway to Penang Hill for magnificent views over the island.

Hotel: Holiday Inn (Ferringhi Tower)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Penang

This morning drive your car to the airport in time for your onward flight. For a longer beach holiday, ask your Asia travel consultant to extend your stay in Penang – or even head off by to stay on the romantic island of Langkawi.

Meals: Breakfast

7 day Self Drive - from £609

With flights from £1255

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All prices are per person and based on 2 sharing a double or twin room. Prices are subject to seasonal changes.

Self Drive Touring

Relaxed and enjoyable self drive touring. Book the itinerary as shown as or ask your Asia travel consultant to add extra days in the places you choose.

Your Self Drive includes:

  • 6 nights pre-booked hotel & resort accommodation
  • Activities as stated in Taman Negara (Boat fee payable locally)
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 2 dinners,
  • Air conditioned car with CDW & unlimited kilometers
  • Maps and driving information

For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an Asia Expert on 0333 234 3112