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New Tour Captures the Magic of Malaysia

February 2, 2018 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

Backyard Travel, the online boutique tour operator specializing in insider tours throughout Asia, today announced a brand-new tour for 2018: The Best of Malaysia in 9 Days. Launching travelers into an odyssey of highlights across the Malaysian peninsula, this trip has it all: urban safaris, cave expeditions, foodie discoveries, cultural encounters and plenty of time to relax and soak up the sights.

Above view of street food stalls in Malacca (Melaka), Malaysia.

The tour sets off from Singapore, where travelers get a chance to learn some local history and delve into the sophisticated city-state’s colonial past. Next, it’s off to the former trading port of Malacca, to explore its colorful streets and markets, before heading to the capital of Kuala Lumpur for a look at its architecture and hawker food scene. The tour also includes a jaunt to the Cameron Highlands for some locally grown tea, a visit to the famous Batu Caves, and time in Penang, where travelers embarking on a cycling tour through the countryside for a glimpse of local life.

“Peninsula Malaysia is often overlooked when it comes to travel in Southeast Asia, and we think it’s about time people got to know this diverse and dynamic country,” says Maeve Nolan, General Manager of Backyard Travel. “We’ve created this tour to meet demand for a Malaysian experience that showcases its rich culture, stunning natural scenery and world-famous foodie scene.” 

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