Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Adventure
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Colourful capitals, traditional culture, and tropical natural wonders – this 12-day taste of some of Malaysia and Thailand's spicy highlights takes you off the typical tourist trail. Begin in bustling Kuala Lumpur, cool off at the tea fields of the Cameron Highlands, or hike through a peaceful rainforest. With accommodation like a unique Malay homestay, transport, and a number of included activities arranged by our expert CEOs, this adventure offers up a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to explore on your own.

  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: AAKB/154065
  • Starts: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Finishes: Bangkok, Thailand
You will Visit
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Bangkok



Day 1: Kuala Lumpur

Arrive at any time.


Day 2: Kuala Lumpur

Explore the city on a half-day city tour. With a free afternoon, opt to visit the Petronas Towers, the Islamic Arts Museum or Lake Gardens.
After a city tour, spend some free time exploring on your own. The evening is best spent at the night market, sampling different cuisine and bargain hunting among the stalls. Don't forget a visit to the Petronas Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world.


Day 3: Kuala Lumpur/Cameron Highlands

Head to higher ground and enjoy the cooler air in the Cameron Highlands.


Day 4: Cameron Highlands/Chenderoh Lake

Enjoy a rainforest expedition. In the afternoon, travel to a local island homestay in the middle of a scenic lake. Spend the evening connecting with the locals and taking in the scenery.


Day 5: Chenderoh Lake

Spend the day exploring the area. Learn about the local culture, environment, and life in the village. Head out for a walk and explore by kayak.


Day 6: Chenderoh Lake/George Town

Travel to George Town, Penang and opt to relax on the beach or shop in town.
Travel to the west coast island of Penang. With free time, opt to take a bicycle rickshaw tour, meander through the streets of Georgetown, take a funicular to the top of Penang Hill, see the colourful bazaars of the night markets, or visit some Chinese temples.

Penang boasts an impressive variety of food, from Chinese to Malay and Indian. Enjoy!


Day 7: George Town

Discover more of Penang with a city tour before free time to explore on your own.


Day 8: George Town/Ao Nang

Cross into Thailand and settle into the beachy vibe of Ao Nang. Opt to shop, eat or hang around the stunning beach.


Day 9: Ao Nang

Spend a full day exploring the area. Opt to visit idyllic Railay Beach, try the world-class rock climbing, go snorkelling or relax on the local beach.


Day 10: Ao Nang/Bangkok

Enjoy a last morning in paradise before boarding an overnight train to Bangkok.


Day 11: Bangkok

Arrive in Bangkok in the morning and take a guided tour of the city. Opt to visit to the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, the National Museum, or shop on Khao San Road.
This afternoon, there's time for some shopping, a visit to the Grand Palace, or a stroll through the backpacker area.


Day 12: Bangkok

Depart at any time.

    • Local Living: Chenderoh Lake Homestay, Chenderoh Lake
    • Kuala Lumpur city tour (half-day)
    • Rainforest expedition (Cameron Highlands)
    • Penang city tour (half-day)
    • Beach time in Ao Nang
    • Bangkok city tour (half-day)
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotels/guesthouses (8 nts), homestay (2 nts), sleeper train (1 nt)
    • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
    • Train, local bus, minibus, ferry, songthaew
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Bargain hunt in bustling Kuala Lumpur
  • Relax at the cool tea stations of the Cameron Highlands
  • Experience multi-cultural Penang
  • Lounge on white-sand beaches
  • Go local with a Malaysian homestay