Arrival at Singapore, nicknamed the “Asian tiger” republic, located almost at the equator. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Acquaintance with the main sights of Singapore, which turned 200 years since its foundation in 1819 as an English trading colony in the extreme south of Asia, into one of the most prosperous states in the world: Marina Bay and the futuristic multifunctional Esplanade complex, designed in the form of a tropical durian fruit, skyscrapers MarinaBaySands , the symbol of the city Merlion fountain, retained the ethnic atmosphere of Chinatown and “Little India”. Free time. For those who wish to visit themselves Entertainment Islands Sentosa * (cable car, Aquarium, UniversalStudio film park). In the evening light show in Marina Bay (public transport *). Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Free day in Singapore. For those who wish to visit the national Zoo *, Orchid Garden * and rise to the observation deck Sky Park *. At night
Breakfast. Airport transfer. Flight to Borneo, the third largest island in the world and one of the most biodiverse regions of the planet. Excursion in the “city of cats” Cuching, the historic capital of the Kingdom of the White Rajah, which is proud of the diversity of its attractions: from official (residence Astana and the National Assembly on the banks of the Sarawak River) to colorful national (souvenir Chinatown and noisy “Little India”) and unique (statues of cats). Transfer and accommodation at the hotel on the coast. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. For those who wish, the tour “Real Borneo” * – a trip to the National Rehabilitation Center Semenggok, where, without risk to life in the wild jungle, you can see “forest people”, the most famous apes – orangutans, and the traditional village of Longhouse Annah Rais Bidayuh tribe, in the past desperate “bounty hunters.” Free time. Rest on the sea. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. For lovers of tropical nature, a trip to Bako National Park *, known for its amazing diversity of natural landscapes, from the thick of the humid tropics to deserted white beaches, and unique fauna (long-tailed macaques, silvery lutungs, bearded pigs and monkeys nosachi found only in Borneo). Afternoon visit Sarawak cultural and ethnographic village (entrance ticket *) – traditional life and wooden architecture of the main tribes of Borneo, a bright musical performance in the national style. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Airport transfer. Flight to Penang Island, “Pearl of the East”, one of the most developed regions of the country. Transfer and accommodation at the seaside hotel in Batu Ferringhi. In the afternoon, for those who wish, a sightseeing tour “Penang – the island of temples” * with a visit to the most famous shrines of the island: Temple of the Azure Clouds, the only one in Malaysia that is inhabited by poisonous snakes; the largest in Southeast Asia Buddhist Complex of Heavenly Bliss with the famous Pagoda of 10,000 Buddhas and a 30-meter statue of the Goddess of Mercy; Chayayankangalara Temple, where the 33-meter statue of the reclining Buddha is worshiped (one of the longest in the world!). Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Excursion in Georgetown, founded by the adventurous adventurers of the East India Company at the end of the 18th century. The multinational and multicultural city has preserved in excellent condition a unique historical center included in the UNESCO World Heritage List: a diverse Chinese quarter (traditional home-shops, Temple of the powerful Ku Kongsi clan *, created according to the canons of feng shui “Blue mansion” * “Rockefeller of the East” Cheong Fatt Tze) and the elegant European colonial zone (snow-white town hall and parish church, which opened the British page in the history of Penang Fort Cornwallis, The island’s first grand hotel, Eastern& Oriental “, where Kipling, Maugham and Chaplin stayed). Afternoon rest at sea. In the evening, perhaps “fireflies safari” *. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Free day. Rest on the sea. For enthusiasts, independent ascent (transfer by public transport and ticket) * by cable car along the mountain railway to the coolest place on the island – the hill Bukit Bender at an altitude of more than 700 m, from which magnificent views of Georgetown and the famous Penang Bridge, the longest in Malaysia (13.5 km) or a trip to the bounty beach * Monkey Beach. In the evening, the colorful Night Market on the embankment of Batu Ferringhi. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Transfer to the port of Georgetown. Transfer by speed boat (duration about 3 hours) on Langkawi, “The green treasure of the Andaman Sea”, the most popular resort archipelago of Malaysia. Arrival at the picturesque port Quah, located next to the unusual Square Eagle. Moving and breathtaking climb cable car (entrance ticket) * to the island’s most famous and unusual observation deck – Heavenly Bridge – at an altitude of 700 m. Visiting the souvenir “Oriental Village” decorated in national style. Hotel accommodation. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. For those who wish, the tour “Langkawi Emerald Faces” * for exploring the island’s unique natural attractions: century-old mangrove jungle Kilim reserve, UNESCO Geopark (boat trip on a tropical river with a tour of the Bat Cave, visiting a fish farm and feeding wild eagles, the symbol of Langkawi), refreshing cool waterfalls, bright rice fields, etc. Boat trips * at sunset around archipelago islands are possible. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Airport transfer. Fly to Kuala lumpur (or transfer by bus to the capital of Malaysia along a scenic road among palm jungles; a sightseeing tour of Kuala Lumpur the next day). Sightseeing tour of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia and the sixth most visited city in the world. Kuala Lumpur, which emerged as a working village in the rich tin territories in the valley of the Klang River in the middle of the 19th century, is a vibrant and vibrant “megalopolis of lights” that has managed to preserve among the ultra-modern skyscrapers the green oases of jungle parks and colors of national communities: Merdeka Square and one of the highest flagpoles in the world – a symbol of Malaysia’s political independence, built in the Moorish style of the former Jamek Mosque, oldest hindu Sri Mahamariamman Temple, always busy Central Market and equally famous souvenir Chinese street Petaling Street, towering in the middle of untouched jungle Menara TV Tower, National Monument and Royal Palace. Hotel accommodation. Evening pedestrian walk on the “star hill” Bukit Bintang, one of the busiest shopping and entertainment districts of the city, and an inspection of the main symbol of the “Malaysia of the Future” – Petronas Twin Towers, highest in the world (452 m). Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Trip to cave temples in Batu Caves *, The largest and most revered complex of Hindu shrines outside of India: a 43-meter gilded statue of the god Murugan, 272 steps to the main Temple Cave, the sanctuary of the ape-like god Hanuman, the hero of Ramayana, and … living monkeys. In the afternoon free time in Kuala Lumpur. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Free day. For those who wish, a full day excursion “Malaysia: Past and Future” * with a visit to the city marked by UNESCO Melaka and the new federal administrative center Putrajaya. The center of the thriving medieval sultanate, Malacca, after the capture by the Portuguese in 1511, remained an important broker in the Euro-Asian trade in spices and spices. Malay Sultan’s Palace *, ruins of a portuguese fortress, Dutch Town Hall, Chinese mansions, Baba Nyonya Museum *, “Harmony Street” with the oldest temples of Malaysia – witnesses of the turbulent past of the city. Putrajaya – “intelligent capital”, designed at the end of the 20th century as a “garden city”: Pink Main Mosque, the official residence of Prime Minister Perdana Putra, the futuristic sail bridge Seri Vavasan (can walk on the boat *). Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Free time. Airport transfer. Departure from Kuala Lumpur.
- overnight stays and breakfasts in hotels of 3 – 4 * in double-triple rooms with shower, WC;
- group transfers;
- transfers by the speed boat Penang – Langkawi;
- guide escort;
- basic excursions in Russian indicated in the program;
- travel by bus (minibus) during the main excursions, if such is provided.
- international flights Kiev – Singapore, Kuala Lumpur – Kiev;
- domestic flights from $ 260 Singapore – Kuching, Kuching – Penang, Langkawi – Kuala Lumpur (if such is provided);
- registration of a visa to Singapore $ 65 (may vary);
- medical insurance (Tariffs >>>);
- optional excursions marked with *;
- travel by public transport;
- tour. fee in hotels of Malaysia (from $ 25 for all hotels);
- entrance tickets and guide escort in museums and temples;
- audio rental for excursions ($ 15, payment before departure);
- mandatory tips to local drivers ($ 25).
The climate in Malaysia and Singapore is equatorial; therefore, temperatures are the same throughout the year and usually do not exceed 27-30 degrees. Summer is less wet and rainy than winter.
Preliminary cost optional excursions (for a group of 20 people):
“Real Borneo” – $ 55; Bako National Park – $ 70; “Penang – the island of temples” – $ 35; “Emerald faces of Langkawi” – $ 85; Batu Caves temple complex – $ 30; “Malaysia: Past and Future” (Malacca and Putrajaya) – $ 85; fireflies safari in Penang – $ 45; boat trip at sunset on Langkawi – $ 25.
Approximate cost of tickets:
Zoo in Singapore – $ 23; Orchid Park in Singapore – $ 4; SkyPark observation deck in Singapore – $ 19; Aquarium in Singapore – $ 30; Saravak cultural and ethnographic village in Borneo – $ 20; Ku Kongsi temple in Georgetown – $ 7; “Blue mansion” Cheong Fatt Tze in Georgetown – $ 9; the cable car and Sky Bridge to Langkawi – $ 18; boat trip in Putrajaya – $ 20; Sultan’s Palace in Malacca – $ 5; Museum Baba Nyonya in Malacca – $ 8.