Published on November 29, 2017
Boracay Island, Philippines. Image © Stefan Munder/Creative Commons.
What You’ll Get
This 5 day/4 night tour takes you from long beaches to high-rises in a jiffy! Begin at Boracay in the Philippines, whose white-sand beach is a springboard for countless adventures; and end at Kuala Lumpur, whose modern architecture symbolizes Malaysia’s rush to the future.
It’ll be a week to remember! Start at Boracay, where you’ll bask under the tropical sun, go island hopping, or try out one of the many local watersports activities; then wind up in Kuala Lumpur, where you’ll dive into Malaysia’s culture and history, and end the voyage with a trip to the upper storeys of the iconic Petronas Towers rising above the city.
From Kalibo Airport in the Philippines, take a two-hour trip down a Panay Island highway, across a strait, and finally arrive at Boracay Island, where the next few days serves up sun, sand and sea in abundance. Take an island-hopping tour that takes you to Crystal Cove and Tambisaan Beach; with the opportunity to indulge in the watersports of your choice.
You’ll fly to Kuala Lumpur next, a city that delights in the beauty and charm of the old and new. A city tour takes you through the local highlights, including the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple and Petaling Street, Chinatown’s Open-air Bazaar.
Away from Kuala Lumpur, you’ll be taken to Genting Highlands, located in the mountains outside the city, where you can have family-friendly fun at the indoor and outdoor theme parks. Ride on the on the Genting Skyway, Southeast Asia’s fastest and longest cable car, before returning to your hotel and concluding your voyage.
Wau Kite Sculpture near Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. Image © Shankar S./Creative Commons.