Luxury private day tour: Kuala Lumpur and Malacca from Singapore (6:00AM pickup)

Head for an adventure up north from Singapore and see Malacca and Kuala Lumpur on this private day trip. Admire the Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, and different aspects of Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur. In the afternoon, continue on with your private guide to see the historical town of Malacca, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All 3 meals and entrance fees are included for your ultimate convenience during this private day trip.

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16 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Professional English-speaking guide (licensed with university qualifications)
    • Private full-day transportation by deluxe vehicle
    • Guaranteed drive-through lane usage at the border (no standing-in-line)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (any address)
    • Packed breakfast box (juice, bottled water, biscuits and pastry)
    • Lunch and dinner (choice of local or western dishes)
    • Free WIFI access onboard vehicle
    • Free sarong rental to enter places of worship (if required)
    • Petronas Twin Towers or KL Tower ticket (pick your choice during booking)
    • Scenic river cruise inside UNESCO Malacca
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • All Malaysian visa arrangements (except Bangladesh/China/India/Myanmar/Pakistan/Sri Lanka passports)
    • 10% of net proceeds go to helping the aged sick + cerebral palsy children in Singapore and Malaysia
    • Fully accredited and licensed travel agency in both Singapore and Malaysia
    • Hygiene amenity kit (hand sanitizer, wet wipes, napkins, face masks, disposable gloves)
    • Entry/Admission - Malacca River
    • Entry/Admission - Batu Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Petronas Twin Towers
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Sime Darby Plantation, 77000 Jasin, Malacca, Malaysia

    Begin with 6:00 AM morning pickup at your Singapore hotel. Relax into the leather seats of your private, air-conditioned deluxe minivan as your driver crosses the Singapore-Malaysia drive-through border (no standing in line) and enjoy the 3-hour chauffeured drive to Malacca - the UNESCO-listed Malaysian state that was once the country’s busiest trading port. En-route, listen to the detailed deforestation commentary by your professional English-speaking guide (licensed with university qualifications) as you pass by the massive palm oil plantations at Malacca Jasin village. Use the onboard WIFI if you wish while enjoying a complimentary packed breakfast box.

    Stop At: Malacca River, Melaka Malaysia

    Upon arrival in Malacca, hop onboard a scenic river cruise that will sail you into the heart of UNESCO Malacca. Spanning 10km, Malacca river was once dubbed the "Venice of the East" by European seafarers as it was a prominent port of entry for traders from Europe and Asia during the late 16th century.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Jalan Kampung Morten, Melaka 75300 Malaysia

    During the river cruise, you will see this historical village which is named after a British land revenue collector during the British Malaya, Frederick Joseph Morten. It houses more than 100 traditional Malay houses, many of them built without the use of any nails.

    Pass By: St. Francis Xavier Church, 12 Jalan Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    During the river cruise, you will see this twin-spired neo-gothic structure that was built in 1849, in honour of St. Francis Xavier, a prominent 16th-century Catholic missionary also known as "Apostle of the East".

    Stop At: Red Square (Dutch Square), Melaka Malaysia

    Disembarking the river cruise, you will set foot upon Dutch Square. Dutch Square is distinguished by a group of bright, terracotta-red colonial Dutch buildings, built between 1650 and 1750, with louvered windows and chunky doors with wrought iron hinges.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Queen Victoria's Fountain, Jalan Gereja Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    In the midst of the Dutch Square is a beautiful fountain - Queen Victoria's Fountain. It is an ornate Victorian marble addition, erected in 1904 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Christ Church, Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    Facing the fountain is Christ Church, it was built as a place of worship by the Dutch in 1753 about a century after they took over Malacca from the Portuguese. When the British occupied Malacca, it was turned into an Anglican church with a weathercock and bell added to show the direction of the wind.

    Stop At: Melaka Clock Tower, Jalan Gereja, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    Also in the midst of Dutch Square is the Tan Beng Swee Clock Tower. Even though the structure looks Dutch, it was actually built by a wealthy Straits Chinese family in 1886 in honour of Tan Beng Swee, a rich Chinese merchant.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Middleburg Bastion, Jalan Merdeka, Melaka Malaysia

    While ascending to St. Paul's Hill, from a vantage point, you can see the Middleburg Bastion. After conquering Malacca in 1641, the Dutch constructed the bastion which is strategically located at the mouth of Malacca River to strengthen the existing city defence left behind by the Portuguese.

    Pass By: Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum, Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    While ascending to St. Paul's Hill, from a vantage point, you can see the famous Flora De La Mar which is translated as Flower Of The Sea in English. Situated near the mouth of the Malacca River, this is the site of a replica of the Portuguese ship that sank off the coast of Malacca on its return trip to Portugal in 1512, carrying with it treasures from Malacca.

    Stop At: St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    At the top of St. Paul's Hill sits the armless statue of St. Francis Xavier next to the famous St. Paul’s Church. Plenty of engraved tombstones are laid against the walls of this roofless church, originally built in 1521. From the church, you can take in breathtaking views of the Straits Of Malacca.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: British Graveyard, Batu Linggi, Melaka Malaysia

    A short walk down from St. Paul's Church leads to the overgrown remains of the Dutch Graveyard. It was originally used as a Dutch graveyard in the late 17th-century when the VOC (Dutch East India Company) was still in control. The graveyard was also used by British while they were in Malacca.

    Stop At: A Famosa Fort, Jalan Parameswara Bandar Hilir, 2 Min Walk from St Paul's Church, Melaka 78000 Malaysia

    Walking down from the Dutch graveyard, you will arrive at A Famosa Fort, which is the oldest surviving structure in South East Asia. It was built in 1511 using laterite stones by Alfonso de Albuquerque, the man who led the Portuguese invasion into Malacca. The remains of the fort is now just a gate.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, No. 25, Jalan To_kong, Melaka 75200 Malaysia

    5 minutes drive from A Famosa Fort is the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. Dedicated to Kuan Yin - the Goddess of Mercy, the temple is known as the ‘Merciful Cloud Temple’. Built in 1673, it is the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Gombak, Batu Caves 68100 Malaysia

    About 90 minutes from Malacca, you will stop for a brief lunch at a popular Malaysian restaurant before continuing on to Batu Caves. The limestone forming Batu Caves is said to be around 400 million years old. Batu Caves was founded by K. Thamboosamy Pillai, an Indian trader in 1891, as a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. A 42.7-metre high gold-painted statue of Lord Murugan was unveiled in January 2006, having taken 3 years to construct. It is the tallest Lord Murugan statue in the world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Istana Negara, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50490 Malaysia

    20 minutes drive from Batu Caves is the Istana Negara (National Palace). It is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the monarch of Malaysia. The palace complex has an area of 97.65 hectares, 22 domes, and is split into three main portions: the Formal Component, Royal Component and Administration Component.

    Stop At: Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

    Located near the National Palace is the Independence Square (Dataran Merdeka). This is the historical place where the Union flag was lowered and the national flag was raised for the very first time at the struck of midnight of 31st August 1957.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Jalan Raja Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur 50050 Malaysia

    From the Independence Square, you will have a vantage view of the Sultan Abdul Samad building, which is among Kuala Lumpur’s earliest Moorish-style buildings. It was built in 1897 and was named after the reigning sultan of Selangor at the time. The distinguished landmark originally served as the offices for the colonial British administration and the superior courts of Malaysia.

    Pass By: Dayabumi Complex, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

    From the Independence Square, you will have a vantage view of Dayabumi Complex. Built in the 1970s, it was one of the city’s earliest skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur to incorporate principles of Islamic design into its architecture.

    Pass By: Royal Selangor Club, 1 Jalan Raja City Centre, Kuala Lumpur 52100 Malaysia

    From the Independence Square, you will have a vantage view of the Royal Selangor Club. The club was founded in 1884 and originally served as a meeting place for high ranked and educated members of the British colonial society. Selangor is the name of the state in which the capital - Kuala Lumpur is located.

    Pass By: Jabatan Kerja Raya Malaysia, Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, Kuala Lumpur, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    From the Independence Square, you will have a vantage view of the famous Jabatan Kerja Raya (Public Works Department) building. The façade was made from 6,248 distinctive low-emission triangular glass pieces of semi-unitised triple glazing system, which were installed at customised angles to form a dynamic skin that reduces the intensity of sunlight throughout the day. This substantially reduces heat gain on the glass surface and internal air-conditioning load.

    Stop At: Petronas Twin Towers, Concourse Level, Lower Ground Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur 50088 Malaysia

    Located near the Independence Square is the KL Tower (421m tower primarily for telecommunications) and the Petronas Twin Towers (452m tower primarily for offices). The Petronas Twin Towers are currently the world’s tallest twin structures. The 88-storey buildings are joined at the 41st and 42nd floors by a 58m double-deck Sky Bridge.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: SMART Tunnel, E38, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

    Leaving Petronas Twin Towers, many drivers prefer to get back into the expressway using the SMART Tunnel. SMART is an acronym for Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel, a project initiated to alleviate the flooding problem and traffic congestion at the city centre. In 2011, the tunnel received the UN Habitat Scroll of Honour Award.

    Pass By: National Mosque (Masjid Negara), Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480 Malaysia

    40 minutes from the Petronas Twin Towers is the Teras Jernang Mosque. This Islamic mosque was completed in 2014 in a bold and modern approach, with a total capacity of 2685 people. Its key feature is its massive golden dome, alongside a traditional-style minaret.

    Pass By: Johor Bahru Checkpoint, Kompleks Kastam Imigresen Dan Kuarantin Sultan Iskandar, Bukit Chagar, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Located 30 minutes from the Singapore-Malaysia border is Johor Bahru, the state capital of Johor in southern Malaysia. Johor Bahru is a bustling modern city with little interest for the casual tourist. You will stop for a brief dinner at a popular Malaysian restaurant before being chauffeured through the drive-through border (no standing in line). Subject to actual border conditions, you should be back at your Singapore hotel at around 10:00 PM in the evening.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    With free hotel pickup and drop-off (any address)Singapore cruise terminal pickup: Free upon request, Larkin taxi transfer to tour vehicle is provided
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport and immigration slip (a white piece of paper issued to you when you enter Singapore) are required on the day of travel
    • Date of birth and weight for all participants are required at time of booking to join the included river cruise
    • Vegetarian/halal food options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Prior travel authorization is required for Bhutan, Bangladesh, China, India, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Serbia, Sri Lanka passport holders, please seek prior authorization from your nearest Malaysian embassy
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Maximum 2 medium-sized bags can fit into the car trunk
    • In-vehicle infant/booster seat is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please inform at time of booking if you need to end the tour in Malaysia
    • Any alcohol/tobacco products or chewing gum brought/bought during this tour must be fully consumed before re-entering Singapore in the evening
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Organised by JE Travel

Activity ID: V-38917P4

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