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World Tourism Conference 2007 delegates are invited to the enchanting islands of Malaysia, a country blessed with breathtaking islands with sun-soaked, sandy white beaches and clear waters that will mesmerise anyone. All these islands are easily by car/ferry or by air. We have compiled special airline packages as well as hotel packages for your selection:

 

Langkawi Island

Langkawi is a lovely island, very scenic, with beautiful beaches and plenty of wildlife. Located in northern region, this is Malaysia's premier island holiday destination with full range of accommodation, perfect for rest and relaxing retreats. Its activities include round island tours, island hopping, take a cable ride to the top of Mount Cincang or take a dive off a pontoon moored at the captivating Payar Island.   Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia has daily flights from Kuala Lumpur.

 

Penang Island

Also known as Pearl of the Orient, this is an island of cultures, tradition and customs. Blessed with beautiful beaches, it has a range of international accommodation along the infamous Feringgi Beach. Its people is a tapestry of true Malaysian multi-racial and multi-cultural society. Sightseeing tours include visits to temples and pagodas, village visits, culinary experiences, trishaw rides, market visits and exploring heritage trails. Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia has daily flights from Kuala Lumpur.


Pangkor Island

A small island off the State of Perak, Pangkor Island offers the perfect place for quiet retreats. One can explore the typical Malaysian fishing village, sample local seafood cuisine and partake in sea sports. Berjaya Air departing from Subang Airport flies to Pangkor 4 times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

 

Redang Island

One of the most popular holiday islands located in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, it attracts thousands of beach lovers each year to its white sandy shores, crystal clear waters and its rich marine life. Snorkelling, island hopping, sunbathing, diving and just doing nothing are some of the favourite past time. The reefs of the Redang archipelago are home to over 55 genera of corals and 100 species of fish. Berjaya Air departing from Subang Airport flies to Redang daily.


Tioman Island

This duty free island located south of Peninsula Malaysia is a hop away from Singapore. From the boat one could see the peaks of the mountains clad in lush rainforest vegetation topped with misty clouds. Tioman Island has been voted as the 10th most beautiful island in the world. The soft sandy white shores fringed by coconut palms and the crystal clear warm waters of the South China sea are perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Activities include round island trips, snorkelling and swimming at the nearby Paya Island, diving and romantic dinners on the beach.

 

Sipadan, Kapalai and Mabul

These islands in the State of Sabah, East Malaysia. Kapalai is great dive spot for watching many critters. At Sipadan, you can see Jacks, Turtles, Barracudas, but in Kapalai and Mabul the view diversity of small creatures is really incredible. Here in only one dive, you can see Blue Ring Octopus and different kind of Frogfish and Ghost Pipe Fish. Kapalai is one of the best dive sites for macro in the world and perfect macro photography.



Historical Melaka

The Dutch Square, The Stadthuys, Tan Beng Swee Clock Tower, Queen Victoria Fountain Christ Church, Long houses of Heeren Street, Antique shops at Jonker Street, Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, Harmony Street of Malacca, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, oldest in Malaysia, Kampong Kling Mosque, Sri Vinayagar Temple, St. Paulís Hill Complex, The Independence Memorial, Porta de Santiago commonly called "A Famosa", the ruins of St. Paulís Church, replica of the Palace of Malacca Sultanate, the Portuguese Settlement, Portuguese Square.

 

Taman Negara National Park

A 3 hour transfer coach transfer from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut for onward 3 hour leisure river boat cruise into the heartland of Malaysia. The tropical rainforests in the Park is reckoned to be the oldest in the world having evolved over 130 million years. Accommodation ranges from 3 star chalets to backpackers dormitories. Guided activities include Night Jungle Walk, Canopy Walk, Rapids Shooting, Tahan River Cruise and Trekking.

 

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Kota Kinabalu fondly known as KK is the capital city of Sabah. It is home to the highest peak in South East Asia. It is also the gateway to excellent beaches, wildlife santuary parks, the Tunku Abdul Rahman islands, the cultural centres and even the excellent golf courses. Visit the Kinabalu Park and hop over to Poring Hot Spring for Canopy Walk or dip in open air sulphur bath. Optionals include Manukan Island, Padas Whitewater Rafting or Klias River Cruise.

 

Kuching, Sarawak

Kuching is the capital city of Sarawak.  Sarawak's vast forests are home not only to Proboscis Monkeys, Orang Utan, Flying Squirrels but a vast array of wildlife. Wildlife tours enthusiasts have the opportunity to take jungle treks to catch the rare sights of wildlife in their natural habitats, or even spend the night in an Iban tribal longhouse and let the locals take you on a wildlife hunting tour. The Kuching City Tour includes panoramic view of Kuching City from atop Civic City Centre, Sarawak Museum, Cat Monument, Kuching South City Hall, China Town, Golden Triangle of Kuching, Sarawaks oldest Taoist temple, award winning Catholic Church, old Malay Village, old State Mosque with 5 golden domes and Kuching Waterfront. Not to be missed is the Sarawak Cultural Village, a living cultural village of the various tribes in Sarawak.

 

Mulu National Park, Sarawak

The Mulu Caves is the largest cave chamber in the world and listed as a World Heritage. For the adventurous this trip is a must. The tour entails guided longboat ride to visit a Penan Longhouse followed by visits to Cave of the Winds, Clearwater Cave, Deer Cave and Lang's Cave. Observe Bat Exodus and try introductory caving at Turtle Cave, intermediate caving at Racer Cave or advanced caving at Clearwater Connection or the Sarawak Chamber. Other adventures include  the Pinnacles Trek, Headhunters Trail & Mount Mulu Summit Trek.


For assistance to other destinations and tours, please send email to:

leechoonloong@discoverymice.com

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Kuala Lumpur City

(Open free of charge for all World Tourism Conference Delegates with badges)

 

Departure :

6 June 2007 @ 14:30pm (Duration : 3.0 Hours)

SIC Coach pick-up at Shangri-la Hotel.

 

A must for first time visitor 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.

 

Highlights of the Tour :

* Petronas Twin Tower (Photo Stop)

* OE Jewellery / Handicraft Centre

* Kingís Palace (Photo stop)

* National Monument

* National Museum

* National Mosque (photo stop)

* Sultan Abdul Samad Building


www.MATTA.travel

MATTA.travel is the travel portal of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents. Supported by 110 licensed travel agents, the portal offers over 600 tour packages in Malaysia and neighbouring countries.


Go Holiday, a division of Air Asia offers "fly and stay" holidays in Malaysia and neighbouring countries. Book online and have a great holiday with Air Asia.


Great Holiday Escapes offers the best of Malaysia islands - Redang Island, Tioman Island and Pangkor Island as well as Koh Samui in Thailand. These fly and stay packages are offered by Berjaya Air departing from Subang Airport. Book online and experience the sunny tropical islands.


   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
  

           
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