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The Best of Malaysia 13 Day Self Drive

Experience the best of Peninsula Malaysia on this 13-day itinerary. This destination is ideal for a self-drive; signs are in English and driving is on the left. Roads are generally well-maintained. Enjoy the freedom to see the main sights from your own car. Start this tour in Singapore and finish in Langkawi.

The Best of Malaysia 13 Day Self Drive

Day 1 Singapore to Malacca

Early pick up from your hotel in Singapore and privately transferred (1 hour) over the border to Johor Bharu, Malaysia. Collect your car (Hyundai Sonata 2.0 or similar) from the Hertz office and drive to the historic town of Malacca (3 hours). Stay 2 nights at the Majestic Malacca.

Day 2 Malacca

Full day at leisure.

Day 3 Malacca to KL

Head for the capital, KL with a short drive of 2 hours. Stay 2 nights at the Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Day 4 KL

Half day guided city tour of the city. Afternoon at leisure. 

Day 5 Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands

Drive north for 4 hours to the Cameron Highlands.

Check in for a 2-night stay at the Cameron Highlands Resort.

Day 6 Cameron Highlands

Enjoy a 3-hour guided tour of the Cameron Highlands.

Day 7 Cameron Highlands to Georgetown, Penang

Drive via one of the longest bridges in the world with a 3-and-a-half hour drive to the island of Penang. Check in for a 2-night stay at the Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Georgetown.

Day 8 Penang Food Trail tour

Enjoy a 4-hour guided tour of the street food of Georgetown.

Day 9 Penang to Langkawi

Return your car at Penang Airport, then a short flight to Langkawi. Flight ticket not included but can be arranged. Met on arrival and privately transferred to The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, for a 4-night stay in a Deluxe Rainforest Room.

Days 10-12 Langkawi

Relax on the beach of the stunning Datai Bay.

Day 13 Depart Langkawi

Private transfer to Langkawi Airport to complete your itinerary.

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