East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
George Town, listed by UNESCO as a world heritage city with its diversified arts & cultures, it is definitely a place not to miss! Visit to the world-renowned Pinang Peranakan Mansion. The Baba & Nyonyas (the Peranakans) was a prominent community of acculturated Chinese unique to this part of the world, the mansion houses over 1,000 pieces of antiques and collectible items of the era on display. Then take a short walk to the colourful ethnic Indian enclave, Little India where wide range of items are sold. Visit the oldest Hindu Temple in Penang, then continue on to a Teochew Temple where ornate rooftops with intricate carving of dragon pillars are found. Get to know the history of Dr Sun Yat-Sen at the SUN YAT-SEN Museum, followed by a fun hunt at Armenian Street to view the famous street arts. Next, head to one of Penang’s Traditional Clan Houses where its building is more than a hundred years with antique statues. End your tour with visit to a chocolate boutique to get some of the popular local products.
Enjoy a scenic drive to the Mainland through one of the world’s longest suspension bridge - the Penang Bridge, to the state of Perak. You will take a short boat ride to the island to see the Orang Utans - face to face. Orang Utan literally means man of the forest and they are among the most intelligent mammals and considered to be endangered.
After that visit, carry on to the Charcoal Factory, established since the 1930s. Learn the interesting process of how mangrove wood are turned into charcoal. This is a place filled with character where you’ll see the preserved techniques of producing charcoal - exactly the same methods used since the start of the factory.
Start the morning with a quiet walk at the Penang Botanic Gardens where you’ll be surrounded by flora and fauna. Enjoy the serenity of the Waterfall Gardens and look out for the long-tailed Macaque monkeys who roam freely in the gardens. The over century-old Penang Botanic Gardens was created by the British in 1884, set in a valley with natural landscaping surrounded by hills and greenery. Next, head to a tropical butterfly paradise located to the north of Penang island. Entopia is the world’s first live tropical butterfly sanctuary and a denizen for small reptiles, ranging from those who fly freely in the sky to the ones who creep stealthily beneath. Here, it is a must to experience nature’s largest classroom and its multi-storey discovery hub.
One of the best ways to explore and discover George Town is by the city’s oldest mode of transportation - the Trishaw. The trishaw was a popular and only mode of transportation in Penang in the olden days. Wind through the narrow streets of George Town where famous heritage landmarks are found. The ride will start from the famous historic Fort Cornwallis, passing by the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, going towards the waterfront jetties. Next, take a ride through the bustling and colourful Little India, Penang’s main commercial and banking zone, the St. George’s Church, old Chinese Temples and a number of narrow and quaint streets dotted with heritage boutique hotels and cafes. The ride will end at a world-famous mansion - The Blue Mansion.
Visit the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, the Kek Lok Si Temple, also known as the “Temple of Supreme Bliss”. Enjoy a breathtaking sight of the Gigantic Goddess Of Mercy Bronze Statue overlooking the entire temple precinct and its vicinity, then take a stroll up the seven-storey Pagoda which houses over 10,000 Buddha statues. From here, head to the highest peak of Penang, the must-visit Penang Hill, where the oldest British hill station in the region was established. Enjoy a ride on the funicular train up the hill, where you’ll be amazed by the magnificent panoramic view of George Town and the Mainland. While you’re at it, try spotting the two Penang Bridges! Stock up on your favorite local goodies at the Coffee Tree before heading back.
George Town, the capital of Penang and named after King George III of England, is an interesting blend of old and new. It is worth to note that Penang has one of the largest collections of British colonial buildings in Southeast Asia.
Visit Wat Chayamangkalaram (Reclining Buddha Temple) and Dharmikarama Burmese Temple where you’ll see the famous Golden Reclining Buddha statue and be awed by the intricate architecture of both temples. Next, be taken back in time to Penang’s colonial past at the Colonial Penang Museum and get a glimpse of both the British Administrators and wealthy merchants’ lifestyle in Penang. Stop for a little retail therapy of local products at the Cocoa Boutique before heading down town for a tour of the heritage zone filled with old colonial buildings, and where the famous historic Fort Cornwallis is situated. Be sure to capture as much as you can when you break for a ‘photo stop’! The fort was built in the late 18th century by the British East India Company and to date, its old structure and cannons are still intact. Continue on past the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower and proceed to the waterfront where you’ll get a chance to walk along the Clan Jetty, where houses built on stilts stand till today, and is still home to many. After this, we’ll take a slow drive through the much talked about Street Of Harmony, where houses of worship for the four main religions are located on the same street, namely, the St.
Penang or “Pulau Pinang” which means "Island of Betelnut Palms" - was once a pirates' hideout. It came under British control in 1786. History has it that Captain Francis Light loaded the cannons with silver coins and fired into the thick undergrowth and the locals scrambled to recover them - thus clearing the area for settlement. Born as a crossroads for traders from Arab to Europe, India to China and nearby islanders, Penang is today a mini Asia in a nutshell! The island still retains its natural charm with quiet sunkissed beaches along the famed Batu Ferringhi strip. Witness the local Traditional Art of fabric making with the use of wax and dyes. Then drive through the hills where one will enjoy the lush greenery of a tropical rainforest dotted with fruit orchards and spices. Take a breather at a street stall and be introduced to the many varieties of fruits and spices produced by local farmers. Drive to a valley where there are clusters of traditional Malay villages and paddy fields, taking you back to basics with a sense of tranquillity. Proceed to the centuries old Snake Temple and learn about its intriguing history before going for a shopping spree at the Coffee Tree, where you can stock up on local products to bring home with you before returning to your hotel.
Depart Kuala Lumpur for Port Kland in an hours drive – Malaysia’s busiest port. The 30-minute ferry ride offers a panoramic view of the busy harbour and the mangrove swamps of nearby islands. The Island is a mangrove island surrounded by mud flat rate. There are four neighborhood fishing villages consisting of Ketam Island Township, Bagan Teo Chew, Sungai Lima and Sungai Dua. Most of them are fisherman and seafood restaurant operators. Enjoy your lunch at seafood restaurant. After lunch, catch the ferry for return trip o Port Klang. Drive up to view the fabulous palace of the Selangor Sultan. Visit the Sultan Salahuddin Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque. Capped by one of the largest religious domes in the world, the mosque occupies about 36 acres of beautiful parkland surrounded by the Municipal Council Tower, State Library, State Museum and the Lake Gardens. Last stop at Thean Hou Temple before we conclude our tour for the day.
Leisure Park @ I-City is an all-season family destination where fun and laughter prevail side-by-side light learning experience. On the way, pass by the Blue Mosque - The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is Selangor’s State Mosque. Commonly referred to as the 'Blue Mosque', it is said to have the world’s biggest dome and tallest minarets.
Visit the City of Digital Lights - As night falls, i-City’s mesmerising nightscape with over 1 million LED lights will lit the sky daily in a thematic manner. The place comes alive with an amazing forest of man-made maple and pine trees brightly illuminated with seasonal LED lightscape themes.
A highly recommended fun filled tour specially designed to introduce you to the popular weekend resort for the city folks. Situated about 6,000 feet above sea level and about an hour’s drive away from Kuala Lumpur, is Genting Highlands, or otherwise known as “City of Entertainment”. Today, Casino de GENTING is one of the finest gaming destinations in Asia with over 200,000 square feet dedicated to providing the ultimate gaming experience.
Visit the new attractions in the SkyAvenue entertainment complex and the newly refurbished First World Plaza, as well the new Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park. Spanning over 400,000 square feet, Skytropolis Funland promises endless fun for everyone in the family! Experience more than 20 new rides in a convenient location at First World Plaza and adjacent to SkyAvenue. Enjoy the crisp air of the Genting Highlands on a 10-minute gondola cable car ride on board the Awana SkyWay. There's so much excitement and fun at the Indoor Theme Park with loads of thrilling adventures for everyone.
Discover Singapore through 15 days and 14 nights. Despite Singapore being such a small country, there is an endless supply of activities and experiences to cover. Indulge in local and fusion flavors with roots from the main races in Singapore. Visit the different cultural precincts of Singapore and marvel at the metropolis that it has become over the years. Be amazed at the amount of greenery in the urban landscape during your trip to Singapore with us. Take a chance to hop over to neighbouring countries for a day trip as well.
Embark this immersive six-day journey uncovers what this vibrant country has to offer. Inspired by the popular film, "Crazy Rich Asians" the luxury-driven itinerary will take you high atop one the most luxurious hotels in the world, to the humble home setting of the locals that is filled with character and gumption. The exclusive experiences will cover unique culinary tastings and by the end of the trip, you will have a collage of beautiful, one-of-a kind, exclusive experience that you will never forget. This is based on minimum of 2 person travelling.
Cost: USD 8,000.00 per pax
Explore Danum Valley and be surrounded my nature and serenity as you experience pristine ambiance of the rainforest. Trek through the Ancient rainforest rich in flora and fauna and search for Borneo's nocturnal animal and watch the sunrise over the valley on your last morning.
A must for first time visitors to Kuala Lumpur. An interesting tour which unveils the beauty and charm of the old and new Kuala Lumpur. Garden City of Lights. See the contrast of the magnificent skyscrapers and the building of the colonial days.
Inspired by the popular movie - Crazy Rich Asians, embark on an immersive journey to learn about Singapore's transformation from a humble trading port to a first-world country in a short span of 50+ years. On this 4-hour guided walking tour, you'll visit the movie's famous filming locations such as Chijmes, Merlion Park, Marina Bay Sands and Supertree grove at Gardens by the Bay. Hear the forgotten tales of Singapore's past and learn about the city's development as we visit other iconic landmarks and monuments built in the 20th century. Finally, experience the cultural diversity of modern Singapore as you interact with the local community, taste local snacks and even learn what is Singlish!
Being a "rojak" country with many different people of different races and cultures, understand each of their identity but yet living harmoniously for almost 50 years as we count down to our country's golden jubilee. Embark on a journey with us as we bring you to each of their cultural sites and know its revolution throughout many decades.
In this package, you will be taken into the journey to the North of Bali, Included in it are local Balinese Experiences thorough home stay, cooking classes, visits to Bali's sacred places. The journey will start from Ubud to Batukaru, Munduk, Lovina and back to Ubud.
Spend two weeks exploring Singapore and Malaysia. Start your adventure from Singapore and drive up to Penang stopping by all the must-see points of interests in Malacca, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands and finally Penang.
Get a glimpse of one of the wonders of the world: The Great Wall of China. Take a drive from the airport to see this wonder and check it off your bucket list. Whether just a short view from the bottom or climb up the wall, you will be mesmerized by this great structure for sure. The amount of time spent on location depends on the amount of layover time between your connecting flights.
The first and only night-race in Grand Prix history is back in Singapore once again! With its signature mix of lights, glamour, and non-stop action, returns to the heart of the city at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. Witness the F1 history, The ONLY Formula One Night Race! Claim your seats and catch the action live at the Formula One Grand Prix Singapore!
This basic package includes hotel accommodation, return airport transfers, half day cultural tour and 3 days Pit Grandstand tickets.