15-Day Thailand and Malaysia Holiday

Tour Route: Thailand: Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - Ayutthaya, Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur - Malacca - Penang - Langkawi

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  • Tour Code: ODY-SE-005
  • Tour Style: Private Tour (No Join-in Group Tour)
  • Price Inclusions: All transportation mentioned in the itinerary (flight, train, ship, private car, etc.); private guides & drivers, hotels, meals (based on your meal plan), and all service charges & taxes.
  • Travel Date: Private tour with flexible travel date
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Day 1: International Arrival, Bangkok

Welcome to Thailand! On arrival in Bangkok, your local guide will meet you and take you to your hotel. After check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight: Bangkok

Day 2: Bangkok Sightseeing

After breakfast, set out to visit Wat Traimit, famous for its 900-year-old and five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image. Continue to see Wat Arun (also called the Temple of the Dawn), which is one of the most published images of Bangkok. After that, explore Wat Po, housing the largest single Buddha image: the Reclining Buddha.

After lunch, visit the highlight of today's tour - the renowned Grand Palace, one of the must-sees that adjoin Wat Phra Kaew, the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. After this, you will visit Jim Thompson House before you get back to the hotel and free at leisure. 

Overnight: Bangkok
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Bangkok - Kanchanaburi

In the early morning, you'll visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market (about 2 hours' drive away from Bangkok). Then you will be escorted to Kanchanaburi. Board a train along the Burma Railway built by Japanese prisoners of war and Indonesian slave laborers. Next, you will visit the JEATH War Museum (World War II Museum) and take a photo at the Bridge over the River Kwai, where the famous movie The Bridge On River Kwai was filmed.

Overnight: Kanchanaburi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Kanchanaburi, Elephant Camp

In the morning, drive to the elephant camp near Kanchanaburi, where you will have chances to touch and feed the elephants. Enjoy water rafting along the river before backing to the hotel in Kanchanaburi for relaxing.

Overnight: Kanchanaburi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Kanchanaburi - Ayutthaya

After breakfast, depart for Ayutthaya (about 2.5 hours' drive), the former Capital of Thailand.

Today, you will tour Wat Chai Wattanaram, one of the most imposing ancient Buddhist monasteries, Wat Phra Sri Sanpetch, the largest temple in Ayutthaya, Viharn Mongkol Bophit, the former Royal Temple built in 1610 and restored in 1956, and Wat Mahathat, one of the 10 royal temples of the highest class in Bangkok. Nearby is Wat Ratchaburana, the most significant feature of which is the 600-year-old stupa that enshrines relics of the Buddha.

Overnight: Ayutthaya
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Ayutthaya - Bangkok

After breakfast, drive back to Bangkok from Ayutthaya (about 1 hour). Pay a visit to Bang Pa-In Summer Palace en route. Check in to your hotel in Bangkok and do some shopping on your own for the rest of the day.

Overnight: Bangkok
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Bangkok - Kuala Lumpur

You will have a free morning before driving to the airport for your flight to Kuala Lumpur. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Overnight: Kuala Lumpur
Meal: Breakfast

Day 8: Kuala Lumpur City Discovery

After breakfast, your Kuala Lumpur City Discovery today includes the King's Palace, the National Monument, the National Museum, the superb buildings at the Independence Square and the Moorish-style railway station. You will also stop at the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers for photos opportunities.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. The rest of the day is free to do some shopping or relax on your own. 

Overnight: Kuala Lumpur
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Kuala Lumpur - Malacca

Early in the morning, drive to Malacca (about 2 hours) - a place filled with unique heritage, customs, and lifestyle of the local folks. Your tour today includes the UNESCO Heritage site recognition, Dutch Administration office, St Peter's Church, and the ruins of St Paul's Church, Porta De Santiago, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, and Jonker Street. 

Lunch is on your own today and you can easily find kinds of special foods with Malaysia Style. After the tour, you will be escorted to your hotel for some rest on your own.

Overnight: Malacca
Meal: Breakfast

Day 10: Malacca - Kuala Lumpur - Penang

Free in the morning before driving back to Kuala Lumpur for a flight to Penang. Upon arrival, you will be met and escorted to your hotel. Free time on your own to walk around.

Overnight: Penang
Meal: Breakfast

Day 11: Penang City Highlights

After breakfast, explore the Wet and Flea Market with a half-day tour. You will experience this authentic Malaysian wet market bustling with stalls of fresh produce and spices. Continue to wander through China Town and Little India before heading over to the flea market.

This afternoon, visit the Kek Lok Si Temple and its seven-storey Pagoda of Rama VI, placed 10,000 alabaster and bronze Buddha statues. Coupled with colorful flora, take a funicular train ride to the top of Penang Hill, offering up the best panorama of George Town and the east coast of Penang Island. 

Overnight: Penang
Meal: Breakfast

Day 12: Penang - Langkawi

Free at leisure before heading to the airport for your flight to Langkawi. Upon arrival at Kuah jetty (Langkawi), be greeted by our representative and transferred to your resort. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Overnight: Langkawi
Meal: Breakfast

Day 13: Langkawi Free Day

Free on your own to discover what Langkawi has to offer. 

Overnight: Langkawi
Meal: Breakfast

Day 14: Langkawi Free Day

Free on your own to discover what Langkawi has to offer. 

Overnight: Langkawi
Meal: Breakfast

Day 15: Langkawi, Departure

After breakfast, you will be free at leisure before heading to the airport for onward flight. 

Meal: Breakfast

Recommended Accommodation for Your Journey

It is no doubt your journey enjoyment will be increased by a good choice of accommodation. Our well-established network with key hotel chains around Indochina area will bring you more benefits of competitive rates and guaranteed hotel quality with availability.

We pick hotels for you based on:

Location: most of the properties we selected are either located in the downtown area with main city attractions or close by main transportations. These conveniences will certainly improve your holiday experience.

Facility & Service Quality: all hotels are inspected strictly and regularly, must be with great performance in accommodating English speaking customers, and excellent feedback from our previous clients as well.

Variety in Choice: many styles and grades of hotels are available for different budgets, tastes, and cultural backgrounds.

 

Hotel Standards

3-Star Class It will meet the basic requirements for a comfortable stay, good size and clean guest rooms with AC, TV, hot water, shower, and private bathrooms. On-site restaurants with breakfast included and lunch or dinner at your own pickup. A small fitness center or spa can be expected.

4-Star Class Across Indochina, a wide range of comfortable boutique hotels are available with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities nearby. Featuring quality service, fully furnished rooms, restaurants, fitness center with spa (and swimming pool in most cases), the hotels are expected to offer an above-average accommodation experience.

5-Star Class Top-notch services and an extensive range of facilities for an excellent accommodation experience. Multiple restaurants on site and a wide range of choice for buffet breakfast, good size of swimming pool, fitness center and concierge service round out the experience.

Meals

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Normally Indochina Odyssey Tours includes two meals each day during the tour: Breakfast and Lunch. You will have the freedom to make your own dinner choice.

Breakfast

It is normally served at the hotel where you stay. Depending on the hotel, the breakfast would be in western style, local style, or a combination.

Lunch

Lunches are usually set menu at the handpicked local restaurant with comfortable dining environment where you can rest assure to taste the local flavor. All restaurants arranged by Indochina Odyssey Tours selected carefully and evaluated constantly based on customer feedback and our on-site inspection.

Dinner

Dinners will not be included in your meal plan unless you have that requirement. Enjoying the local food could be one of your best experiences in “tasty” Indochina area. This is why we provide you this flexibility of food choice. Your private guide will always give you good suggestions based on your preferences.

If you have certain food allergies or special requirements such as vegetarian food, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

 

Private Guide & Transfer

You will have a private tour guide, private driver, and an air-conditioned vehicle escorting you at every destination you travel across Southeast Asia. This will provide you with maximized personal care, security, and flexibility

All tour guides of Indochina Odyssey Tours are qualified professionals and registered English Speaking Tourist Guides who are reassessed annually. All of our tour vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, manned with licensed & experienced drivers.

Private Tour Guide

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You will always be greeted punctually on arrival at each destination airport. At every departure, you’ll be escorted & assisted until you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint.

All of our tour guides in every destination are locals. Knowing the area well, they are good at guiding you around and telling background stories of the tour sites, as well as showing you the secret spots for the best photos.

If any change of itinerary is needed for unexpected reasons, your private tour guides will be more than accommodating in suggesting alternatives to ensure that you always have a wonderful experience.

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Private Vehicle & Licensed Driver

With our comfortable and safe private transportation, your tour will be more relaxing and less tiresome, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most out of your journey across Southeast Asia.

Your vehicle in each destination is air conditioned, insured, clean, and regularly maintained. Your private driver is licensed and always put your safety first.

 

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