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
  • Tour code: 154065
  • Starts: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Finishes: Bangkok, Thailand
You will Visit
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Bangkok



Day 1: Kuala Lumpur

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


Day 2: Kuala Lumpur (1B)

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.

Included Activities:
Kuala Lumpur City Tour


Day 3: Kuala Lumpur/Cameron Highlands (1B)

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

Local bus (3.00-4.00 hours, 205km)


Day 4: Cameron Highlands/Chenderoh Lake (1D)

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.

Included Activities:
Rainforest Expedition
Chenderoh Lake Homestay

Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)


Day 5: Chenderoh Lake (1B, 1L, 1D)

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.

Included Activities:
Chenderoh Lake Homestay


Day 6: Chenderoh Lake/George Town (1B)

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!

Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)


Day 7: George Town

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

Included Activities:
Penang City Tour


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.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Malaysia - Thailand)

Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s))


Day 9: Ao Nang (1B)

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 (1B)

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

Basic overnight train (beds) (13.00 hour(s), 644km)
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s), 167km)


Day 11: Bangkok

This afternoon, there's time for some shopping, a visit to the Grand Palace, or a stroll through the backpacker area.

Included Activities:
Bangkok City Tour


Day 12: Bangkok (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

    • Kuala Lumpur city tour (half-day)
    • Rainforest expedition (Cameron Highlands)
    • Homestay experience
    • 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