Duration
10 Days
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2019 & 2020
Destination
Singapore & Malaysia
Fusing Malay, Chinese, Indian, Thai, British European influences, the melting pots of Singapore and Malaysia are an attack to the senses in the most wonderful way. Jump aboard this 10 day Singapore and Malaysia tour to taste some famous Singapore chilli crab and sample tea and strawberries on Cameron Highlands plantations. You’ll cross off regional ‘must-dos’ such as a bumboat cruise along Singapore River, a walking tour of historic site Melaka, a visit to Kuala Lumpur’s Batu Caves shrines and temples and an encounter with traditional life in Orang Asli village.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • My Discoveries exclusive discount – Save Up to $570pp!
  • Return flights Australia-Singapore, Penang-Australia included
  • Visit Singapore and Malaysia’s new and old icons, including supertrees of Gardens by the Bay, Melaka historic site, Kuala Lumpur Petronas Towers and Batu Caves.
  • 17 meals and all transfers included

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
My Discoveries exclusive discount – Save Up to $570pp! Flights Australia-Singapore, Penang-Australia
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
9 nights First Class accommodations: 3 nights Singapore, 1 night Melaka, 2 nights Kuala Lumpur, 1 night Cameron Highlands & 2 nights Penang
Hotel taxes, fees & service charges including Malaysia tourism taxes
Hotel porterage
All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates
17 meals: 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
Entrance fees per itinerary
Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

TRAVEL DATES 
Departure dates in 2019:
  • Aug: 02
  • Sep: 20
  • Oct: 18
  • Nov: 15
  • Dec: 20
Departure dates in 2020:
  • Jan: 24
  • Feb: 21
  • Mar: 06
*These departures are subject to availability and prices may vary. Please call for an up to date price on 1300 404 606 **Advertised price based on departure dates: 15 Nov 19 from Sydney at time of publishing Already booked your flights? Call us to book your Land only package at MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606
ITINERARY
  • Day 1: Depart for Singapore
  • Day 2: Tour Singapore / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: Bumboat River Cruise, Gardens by the Bay / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4: Johor-Singapore Causeway to Melaka / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 5: Walking Tour of Melaka, Arrive in Kuala Lumpur / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 6: Sights of Kuala Lumpur / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7: Cameron Highlands, Orang Asli Village / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: Tea Plantation, Kuala Kangsar, Penang / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 9: Explore Penang / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 10: Depart Malaysia / Meals: Breakfast
For Full Itinerary information CLICK HERE
MAP  
HOTELS
  • Singapore: Dorsett Singapore
  • Melaka: Ramada Plaza Melaka
  • Kuala Lumpur: Concorde Hotel
  • Tanah Rata: Strwberry Park Resort
  • Penang: The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: Multiple departure dates in 2019 & 2020.
  • Advertised price based on a 15 Nov 2019 departure from Sydney at time of publishing.
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • Airlines are subject to best available at the time of confirmation or may change depending on date of departure.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: visa, travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature

VISA INFORMATION
A visa gives a non-citizen permission to enter and stay in a certain country. MyDiscoveries cannot issue visas for your trip. You will need to research Visa requirements and contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Australian Government’s travel advice service smartraveller.gov.au is a good place to start. Read more Visa information here.

Book your Singapore and Malaysia tour now by purchasing online at www.mydiscoveries.com.au or calling us on 1300 404 606
1

Depart for Singapore

Depart Australia and arrive in dynamic Singapore, a global city of extraordinary contrasts; transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to get acquainted with the exciting lifestyle of this city at your own pace.
2

Tour Singapore

The city’s colonial heritage is evident as you drive around the Civic District past the Padang Cricket Club, Parliament House, the Supreme Court and City Hall. Stop at Merlion Park for great views of Marina Bay and a picture taking opportunity with the Merlion, a mythological creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish. In the bustling and crowded Chinatown with its lively winding alleyways, visit Thian Hock Keng, the oldest Chinese temple in Singapore. Enjoy an exotic lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to colorful Little India, jam-packed with quaint shops selling spices, saris, trinkets, and jewelry. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the tour of Singapore and Malaysia that lies ahead, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3

Bumboat River Cruise, Gardens by the Bay

Begin the day with a bumboat cruise along the Singapore River, that served as a lifeline of the city for almost 200 years. View beautifully restored shophouses, ultra modern skyscrapers of the financial district and colonial buildings. Next, visit the awe-inspiring Gardens by the Bay. The 250-acre nature park features more than 1 million plants from more than 5,000 species. View the futuristic Supertrees and marvel at the 115 foot tall indoor waterfall on your walk above the jungle canopy via aerial walkways at Cloud Forest. Next, visit the nearby Flower Dome, the largest glass greenhouse in the world. It showcases exotic plants from 5 continents in 9 different gardens. Later, return to your hotel for time at leisure. Tonight, discover Singapore’s rousing nightlife and fabulous cuisine.

MEALS: Breakfast
4

Johor-Singapore Causeway to Melaka

A morning drive across the Johor-Singapore Causeway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Melaka, on the Malay Peninsula’s southwest coast. Founded in the 1400s by a Sumatra prince, Melaka soon became one of the richest seaports in Southeast Asia. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, check into your hotel. Afternoon is at leisure to explore Melaka on your own.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

5

Walking Tour of Melaka, Arrive in Kuala Lumpur

On the historical walking tour of Melaka, visit St. Paul Hill, Porta de Santiago and Jonker Street, the artistic center of the city with its trendy art galleries, antique stores and crafts shops. Then, a lunch of local favorites before proceeding to Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia with its striking skyline of soaring skyscrapers, contrasted by minarets and Mughal style domes. After time to settle in, the rest of the day is at leisure. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
6

Sights of Kuala Lumpur

In the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur, visit the iconic Batu Caves, a series of cave temples and sacred site of a Hindu shrine. Afterward, on to the ornate National Palace with its mounted guards in British style uniforms, the National Museum and National Monument, a sculpture built in remembrance of the heroes who fought for the country’s independence, and view the National Mosque. View the colonial-era Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a distinguished landmark with strong Moorish style influences and the Royal Selangor Club before continuing to view the dramatic glass and steel Petronas Twin Towers, one of the tallest buildings in the world. The afternoon is free for independent explorations. MEALS: Breakfast
7

Cameron Highlands, Orang Asli Village

Heading north, ascend the beautiful rolling hills of the Cameron Highlands with its verdant forests, tea plantations, strawberry farms and rushing waterfalls. Because of its climate, this area attracts over 700 different species of birds and a wide variety of colorful flowers. You’ll stop at an authentic Orang Asli village (Malaysia’s original inhabitants) in the forest of the Highlands for insight into their traditions, lifestyle and unique culture historically linked with the indigenous people in Myanmar and Thailand. Late lunch at a local restaurant before returning to the resort. Tonight, enjoy dinner together at the hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
8

Tea Plantation, Kuala Kangsar, Penang

In the lush Cameron Highlands, a morning tour to a working tea plantation, strawberry farm, and a popular Butterfly Park. Enjoy amazing panoramic views over endless valleys! Later, after lunch, travel north to the picturesque royal capital of Kuala Kangsar, the first foothold of the British in Malaysia. View the colonial construction dotted around the center of the city before arriving at the magnificent Ubudiah Mosque with its stunning marble exterior accented by glittering golden domes. After views of the luxurious Palace of the Sultan of Perak, head across the Penang Bridge, one of the longest in Asia, into the island of Penang.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
9

Explore Penang

Today you explore Penang, the oldest British settlement in Malaysia, a colorful cross-section of Malay, Chinese, Thai, Indian, and European influences. Drive through colonial Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the capital of Penang. Stop at Fort Cornwallis, the largest standing fort in Malaysia before a walking tour to St. George’s Church, the Kuan Yin Temple, Hindu Temple and Kapitan Keling Mosque. Arrive in lively Little India to see the ornate Khoo Kongsi Clan House designed to capture the splendor of a Chinese Imperial Palace. The afternoon is at leisure to linger and explore Penang on your own. Tonight’s Farewell Dinner caps a fabulous journey!
MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
10

Depart Malaysia

Transfer to the airport in Penang for your departure flight.
MEALS: Breakfast
DESTINATION Singapore, or the ‘Lion City’ roars with a melting pot of flavours for the foodie fan-clubs, a hub of innovation for the architecturally- and technologically-minded, and a busy streetscape where old meets new. However long your stay, delve into Singapore to discover a city that is more than just stopovers and skylines. The country of Malaysia, located in Southeast Asia, is an incredible mixing pot of cultures. Bordering everything from Thailand and the South China Sea to Brunei and Indonesia, Malaysia has a central location that shouldn’t be skipped when exploring Southeast Asia. What makes Malaysia so fascinating is its diversity. In the same country, you can explore thriving, modern cities, explore colonial architecture, relax on some of the most beautiful beaches on the planet and hike through lush green jungles.
FLIGHT Flights Australia-Singapore, Penang-Australia included in the deal!
TRANSFER All domestic transfers are included
MYDISCOVERIES VIP PACK
  • Start your holiday before you’ve even stepped on the plane with MyDiscoveries exclusive VIP package.
  • Arrive at Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane airport in the comfort and style of a privately chauffeured luxury SUV or sedan, complete with complimentary water and WiFi.
  • Relax and unwind away from the usual airport hustle and bustle with premium lounge access complete with an array of amazing facilities at your disposal.
Read more CLICK HERE
WEATHER
  • Located just north of the equator, Singapore has a tropical climate and stays hot and humid throughout the year. Temperatures average around 31ºC (88º F) during the day with little seasonal variation, although it’s slightly cooler in December and January, and hottest in April and May.
  • Malaysia enjoys tropical weather year round however due to its proximity to water the climate is often quite humid. Despite this, the weather is never too hot and temperatures range from a mild 20°C to 30°C average throughout the year; however the highlands experience cooler temperatures.

VISA  We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 606 and quote Discovery10 for a 10% discount.
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
When will I receive my tour documentation? This one depends on the tour operator.
What type of clothes should I bring? Bring comfortable walking shoes, a sweater, clothes you can layer, an all-weather jacket, and an umbrella.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the MyDiscoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly installment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE