Indonesia,Malaysia,Togeans,Penang,Kuala Lumpur,Tana Toraja

Malaysia, New Year on Togean islands and Sulawesi

Indonesia,Malaysia,Togeans,Penang,Kuala Lumpur,Tana Toraja

Malaysia, New Year on Togean islands and Sulawesi

Price
$1478
+ flight to Kuala Lumpur and back home
Duration
16 days
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Colonial cities, modern megapolises, jungles and the largest temples in Asia. And a unique mixture of cultures and a stunning variety of cuisine. All this awaits us in exciting Malaysia. Then we move to Indonesia, we celebrate New Year on the paradise Togean islands and take part in the unique ancient ceremonies of the mountain region of Tana Toraja.

  • Day 1
    Arrival in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, checking into a hotel.
  • Day 2
    We visit holy Hindu Batu caves, then head to the world’s largest free flight bird park and explore Petronas twin towers with a lush park. For dinner we head to the famous Alor Street known for Chinese seafood and other mouthwatering Asian dishes.
  • Day 3
    Bus to Malacca (3 hours on the way), the oldest town in Malaysia. We visit the History and Ethnography Museum, ride a boat down the Malacca river, explore the old town and remains of the fort. After lunch we go back to Kuala Lumpur by bus (2 hours) and fly to Penang island (1 hour) where we check into a hotel in the historic district.
  • Day 4
    We spend our morning in the jungle hiking to the sandy beach of Teluk Bahang National Park, then visit several remarkable temples. Penang is one of the world’s food destinations, and we will take full advantage of it`s Malay, Indian, Chinese and Baba-Nyonya cuisines.
  • Day 5
    In the morning we visit Kek Lok Si - the largest Buddhist monastery in Southeast Asia. Then walk in Penang Botanic Gardens. We spend the rest of the day enyoing endless mazy streets of old Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Day 6
    Flight to Makassar, the largest city on Sulawesi (3 short flights). Checking into a hotel in transit zone of the airport.
  • Day 7
    Flight to Poso, a bus to Ampana (3 hours) - a port city for departure to Togean islands. After checking into a hotel we walk in the city.
  • Day 8
    Speed boat to the main port of Togeans (1.5 hours), a boat to our bungalows on the beach. We celebrate New year on the beach.
  • Day 9-13
    Waters of Togean islands are home to 96% of all existing coral species. Those interested can take a diving course or go snorkeling. We will also explore the nearby Una-Una volcanic island, watch dolphins, enjoy pristine beaches, go fishing or hunting for coconut crabs. On our last day we take a speed boat to Ampana and then ride jeeps to the Tana Toraja region (15-17 hours on the way).
  • Day 14-15
    Arrival in Rantepao, the major town of the mountainous Tana Toraja area. After checking into a hotel in the center we begin exploring the region by hired vehicles. We will attend world famous traditional burial ceremonies, visit authentic villages with unusual architecture, and watch ancient burial caves and graves in rocks and trees. In the evening of our second day we board a night bus to Makassar (8 hours on the way)
  • Day 16
    Arrival in Makassar. Morning flight to Kuala Lumpur. Evening flight back home.
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At a Glance
The largest free-flight bird park in the world, Petronas twin towers, Malacca river cruise, The biggest Buddhist monastery in Southeast Asia, Sea nomads-Bajo people
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Dates Availability
2018
24.12 - 08.01.19 Available for booking
2019
24.12 - 08.01.20 Available for booking
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2018
24 December - 08 January 2019 Available for booking $1478 $808 Rus.,Ukr.,Eng. Book
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24 December - 08 January 2020 Available for booking $1478 $808 Rus.,Ukr.,Eng. Book
Departures 24.12.2018 - 08.01.2019
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Price $1478
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Departures 24.12.2019 - 08.01.2020
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Price $1478
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This group speaks Rus.,Ukr.,Eng.
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Group size 12 persons.

Colonial cities, modern megapolises, jungles and the largest temples in Asia. And a unique mixture of cultures and a stunning variety of cuisine. All this awaits us in exciting Malaysia. Then we move to Indonesia, we celebrate New Year on the paradise Togean islands and take part in the unique ancient ceremonies of the mountain region of Tana Toraja.

Is this trip for you?

This trip is of easy physical grade. We will walk in cities and towns and in the national park. We will take several short domestic flights, rides buses for up to 8 buses and spend two nights in the buses. We will stay in tourist class guesthouses and hotels, all will have hot water, air conditioning or fans and wi fi internet. We will also take short trips in speed boats. Accommodation on Togean islands can be chosen in additional options.

Price of the trip includes:

  • All domestic flights;
  • Accommodation in double (sometimes triple) rooms of hotels and guesthouses during the entire trip;
  • All transportation, including buses, hired vehicles, a ferry and airport transfers;
  • Food during five days on Togean islands + breakfasts in some hotels during the trip;
  • Professional guiding services.

To be paid separately:

  • Flight to Kuala Lumpur and back home;
  • Medical insurance (mandatory);
  • Entry tickets to temples, parks and other places of interest ($100-120) and additional excursions on Togean islands ($45);
  • Snorkeling equipment ($7-10 per day);
  • Food ($8-15 per person per day).
At a Glance
The largest free-flight bird park in the world, Petronas twin towers, Malacca river cruise, The biggest Buddhist monastery in Southeast Asia, Sea nomads-Bajo people
Have a question?
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Dates Availability
2018
24.12 - 08.01.19 Available for booking
2019
24.12 - 08.01.20 Available for booking

Colonial cities, modern megapolises, jungles and the largest temples in Asia. And a unique mixture of cultures and a stunning variety of cuisine. All this awaits us in exciting Malaysia. Then we move to Indonesia, we celebrate New Year on the paradise Togean islands and take part in the unique ancient ceremonies of the mountain region of Tana Toraja.

Have a question?
Ask us.
Dates Availability
2018
24.12 - 08.01.19 Available for booking
2019
24.12 - 08.01.20 Available for booking

Indonesia and Malaysia are visa free for citizens of most countries.

Citizens of some countries can get visa on arrival.

We provide free visa consulting for our clients.

At a Glance
The largest free-flight bird park in the world, Petronas twin towers, Malacca river cruise, The biggest Buddhist monastery in Southeast Asia, Sea nomads-Bajo people
Have a question?
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Dates Availability
2018
24.12 - 08.01.19 Available for booking
2019
24.12 - 08.01.20 Available for booking
3G mobile internet in Indonesia
3G mobile internet in Indonesia
  • Price: + $12
Local prepaid sim card with 2GB internet package
3G mobile internet in Malaysia
3G mobile internet in Malaysia
  • Price: + $15
Local prepaid sim card with 2GB internet package
At a Glance
The largest free-flight bird park in the world, Petronas twin towers, Malacca river cruise, The biggest Buddhist monastery in Southeast Asia, Sea nomads-Bajo people
Have a question?
Ask us.
Dates Availability
2018
24.12 - 08.01.19 Available for booking
2019
24.12 - 08.01.20 Available for booking