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Overland Touring from Kuala Lumpur can be anywhere from 3 days to 20
days and offers the best way to get to know the country, immerse in
its culture and visit the various interesting places that are on the
way as well as
those at the destinations you go to.
Taking advantage of our excellent highways and a knowledgeable guide
with a comfortable vehicle to take you on the journey will ensure a
rewarding visit to the many places you wish to see as well as being
taken care of as you travel the land
Depending on the number of
days, overland touring from K. Lumpur can be to particular destination or a
combination of destinations of those listed below.
Touring North to Penang
On your Overland trip to Penang, which is about 4
hours drive away, the journey provides for a leisurely drive where
you can visit a number of fascinating places that are on the way.
These include Batu Caves, the quaint cit of Ipoh with its colonial
buildings, the Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar to visit the old place of
the Sultan and one if the countrys most beautiful mosque and an
Orangutan Sanctuary befor crossing the scenic Penang bridge to
arrive at Penang Island.
About 4 hours drive North of
Kuala Lumpur is Penang Island and its capital George Town. An island
with a unique blend of cultural diversity admist its colonal
heritage. take in the sights and go up to Penang hill on the
funicular railway and visit its various places if interest such as
Little India, Fort Cornwallis, the Kek Lok Si Temple and others.
Malacca / Melaka
Going South from Kuala lumpur
is the the small city-state of Melaka
(Malacca) which began as a historic port city is one steeped in an
intoxicating multicultural world of heritage architecture and filled
with mystery, history and legends. With centuries of colonization by
the Portuguese, Dutch and the British, Melaka is probably the best
example of multicultural colonialism in existence.
About 3 and a half hours drive
towards the East of Kuala Lumpur is Taman Negara, Malaysia's
National Park, one the world's oldest tropical rainforest. A
destination with nature in the wild with thick dense jungle with all
manner of flora and some rare wild animals. Go on a night jungle
walk, canopy walk, visit an aboriginal village and a river boatride
to the waterfalls.
About the midway to Penang is Cameron Highlands, the countrys premier hill
resort. It offers low temperatures all year round, flower gardens,
strawberry farms, terraced tea plantations, orchards, vegetable
farms, rest houses and colonial cottages and its jungle-clad hills
and waterfalls. Visitors to Cameron Highlands can expect a peaceful
community with a laid back outlook of life.
Pangkor Island /
About 4 hrs drive from Kuala Lumpur to Lumut, thence
by ferry is Pangkor Island, a great an idyllic getaway destination.
Pulau Pangkor is a small island resort of the West coast which
offers enchanting beaches and tranquil surroundings.
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