2-week Malaysia Safari Adventure: The Sound Of The Wild
Discover the beauty and diversity of Malaysia with our 2-week itinerary. Explore the vibrant cities, stunning beaches, and lush rainforests while immersing yourself in the country's rich culture, history, and exotic wildlife.
Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.
Welcome to Kuala Lumpur, the vibrant capital of Malaysia. You will meet your private guide at the airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Start a guided tour of the city with the world-famous Petronas Towers. Take an elevator to the observation deck on the 86th floor to get a bird's eye view of the city. Finally, head to Merdeka Square, also known as Independence Square, located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. This is where Malaysia declared its independence from British rule on August 31, 1957. Admire the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a beautiful colonial-era building, and stroll through the lush garden, taking in the views before returning to your hotel for dinner.
Day 2 - Batu Caves Exploration
After breakfast, head to the Batu Caves, a series of limestone caves and cave temples. The main attraction is the Cathedral Cave, where you'll find a 42.7-meter-tall statue of Lord Murugan, the Hindu god of war. Climb the 272 steps to reach the cave, and be prepared for incredible views. Have lunch in an excellent restaurant, and spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the nearby market and sampling some delicious local dishes, such as Nasi Lemak, Satay, and Rendang. Return to your hotel in the evening.
Day 3 - Cultural Tour of Kuala Lumpur
Today, you will explore the cultural side of Kuala Lumpur. Start your day with a visit to the National Museum, where you'll learn about Malaysia's history, culture, and traditions. The museum is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, near the beautiful Lake Gardens.
Next, visit the Islamic Arts Museum, which showcases Islamic art from all over the world. The museum has over 7,000 artifacts, including textiles, ceramics, and jewelry. You'll also find beautiful Islamic calligraphy and manuscripts. In the afternoon, have lunch and then head to the Royal Selangor Pewter Factory, where you'll learn about the history of pewter production in Malaysia. Watch skilled craftsmen at work, and see the intricate designs that they create. You can even try your hand at making your pewter souvenir. Enjoy a traditional Malay dance performance, including the traditional dances of Joget, Zapin, and Inang, and have dinner at a local restaurant in the evening.
Day 4 - Visiting Cameron Highlands
Begin your three-hour journey to the Cameron Highlands, one of Malaysia's most beautiful hill stations. As you drive through the winding roads surrounded by rolling hills, you will witness the stunning scenery that awaits you. Your first stop will be the Boh Tea Plantation, where you can learn about the history of tea production in Malaysia and observe the tea-making process. Enjoy a cup of tea while taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding hills. Afterward, check into your hotel for lunch. In the evening, immerse yourself in the local culture with a traditional steamboat dinner.
Day 5 - Cameron Highlands Exploration
After breakfast, you will continue your adventure in the Cameron Highlands. Begin your day with a visit to the Butterfly Farm, where you can observe hundreds of beautiful butterflies of different shapes and colors. Next, stop by the Strawberry Farm to pick some fresh strawberries and indulge in delicious strawberry desserts. Have a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, and then visit the Cactus Valley, where you can marvel at the variety of cacti and succulents. In the late afternoon, take a mystical trek through the Mossy Forest, a unique ecosystem filled with mist and mystery. The forest is home to an array of flora and fauna, such as orchids, ferns, pitcher plants, and the largest flower in the world, the Rafflesia. End your day by enjoying a delicious dinner at your hotel.
Day 6 - Journey to Taman Negara National Park
Hop on a private four-hour drive from Cameron Highlands to Taman Negara National Park. Enjoy a delicious lunch at your eco-resort in the afternoon before taking a scenic boat ride to the park. Upon arrival, check in and relax in your beautiful natural surroundings. In the evening, join a knowledgeable guide on a night jungle walk to spot some nocturnal animals, such as the elusive slow loris or the vibrant flying squirrel. Enjoy dinner at the resort's restaurant, which features local specialties made from fresh ingredients.
Day 7 - Taman Negara National Park Safari
After breakfast, take an exciting guided Safari through the canopy walkway and the jungle trails, giving you a bird's eye view of the lush forest and its inhabitants. The experienced guide will help you spot unique wildlife, such as the wild boar, macaque monkeys, and the Malayan tapir, known for its distinctive black-and-white markings. You will also visit the Orang Asli settlement, where you can interact with the indigenous people of Malaysia and learn about their culture and traditional way of life. Enjoy a relaxing dinner at the resort in the evening, surrounded by jungle sounds.
Day 8 - Taman Negara National Park Exploration Continued
After breakfast, take a river cruise to the stunning Lata Berkoh waterfalls. Swim in the refreshing waters and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Spot exotic wildlife such as the monitor lizard, hornbill, and agile langur monkey, who easily swing through the trees. Return to the resort for lunch, and spend the afternoon relaxing or participating in activities, such as visiting the bat cave or taking a dip in the river. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner at the resort's restaurant, followed by stargazing or a campfire.
Day 9 - Fly to Sandakan
Fly to Sandakan, the gateway to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Check into your hotel, and in the afternoon, visit the Rainforest Discovery Centre, where you can learn about the biodiversity of the rainforest. Take a guided tour through the canopy walkway and learn about the ecology of the rainforest. In the evening, enjoy a seafood dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 10 - Visit To Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
After breakfast, visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and witness the feeding of the orangutans. After lunch, visit the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, where you can observe the unique proboscis monkeys in their natural habitat. Enjoy a sunset river cruise in the evening and spot some wildlife along the Kinabatangan River.
Day 11 - Visiting Sukau
Travel to Sukau (a two-hours private ride), a small town on the Kinabatangan River known for its wildlife sanctuary. Check into your lodge, and go on a river cruise to spot some exotic wildlife, such as the probosci's monkey and the pygmy elephant; explore the Kinabatangan River with a morning and afternoon river cruise. Visit the Gomantong Caves, home to millions of swiftlets and bats. In the evening, go on a night river cruise to spot some of the nocturnal animals.
Day 12 - Exploring Kuching
Today, you will fly to Kuching, the capital of Sarawak. Kuching is a beautiful city with a mix of old and new architecture, a vibrant food scene, and a rich cultural heritage. After checking into your hotel, you can take a walking tour of the city, exploring its narrow streets, quaint shophouses, and colonial buildings. You can visit the Sarawak Museum, which houses an impressive collection of tribal artifacts, and the Chinese History Museum, which showcases the history and culture of the Chinese community in Sarawak. In the evening, you can sample some of the city's delicious street food at the open-air hawker centers.
Day 13 - Bako National Park Safari
Today, you will embark on a full-day excursion to Bako National Park, located about an hour from Kuching. Bako is a beautiful park with diverse wildlife, including proboscis monkeys, bearded pigs, and monitor lizards. You can take a guided tour of the park, hike through the lush rainforest and stop at various lookout points for stunning views of the South China Sea. You can also relax on the park's beautiful beaches and enjoy a picnic lunch. In the evening, you will return to Kuching.
Day 14 - Departure
After breakfast, your private guide will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home. You leave with unforgettable memories and discoveries of Malaysias natural beauty and cultural heritage.