Malaysia Tours

From the bustling urban centers to the tranquil beauty of the countryside, Malaysia beckons you with its rich heritage, vibrant traditions, and breathtaking scenery. Travel Talk Malaysia Tours takes you on a journey from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur to the pristine beaches of the coast, and from the lush rainforests of Borneo to the charming streets of Penang. Our Malaysia trips are meticulously designed to immerse you in the heart of this remarkable nation. Whether you're an intrepid explorer seeking thrilling adventures, a culture enthusiast craving authentic encounters, or a leisure traveler yearning for relaxation, our diverse range of Malaysia tours caters to every traveler's desires. Join us on this extraordinary Malaysia tour that will leave you spellbound and inspired, making Malaysia a destination you'll cherish for a lifetime.
From the bustling urban centers to the tranquil beauty of the countryside, Malaysia beckons you with its rich heritage, vibrant traditions, and breathtaking scenery. Travel Talk Tours takes you on a journey from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur to the pristine beaches of the coast, and from the lush rainforests of Borneo to the charming streets of Penang.

Our Malaysia Trips

Trip Style: Classic, Overland

Best Of Singapore & Malaysia

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$2779

$1528

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Wonders Of Borneo, Malaysia

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$2499

$1374

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Incredible Borneo, Malaysia

11 Days

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$3249

$1787

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Treasures Of Singapore & Borneo, Malaysia

15 Days

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$4779

$2628

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Ultimate Singapore & Borneo, Malaysia

18 Days

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$5419

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Malaysia Accommodation

Please find below the 5 & 4 Star hotels & Lodges used on our Malaysia & Singapore trips. All accommodation is carefully hand-selected to satisfy our standards in terms of quality, authenticity and location for you to enjoy a comfortable and unforgettable holiday.

MERCURE KOTA CITY CENTRE
Kinabalu
4 Star

A stylish hotel with a rooftop pool, fitness center and an on-site restaurant & bar. All rooms are equipped with tea/ coffee maker, minibar and ironing facilities.

Concorde Hotel
Singapore
4 Star

An elegant Singapore hotel with a perfect location. Hotel facilities include an outsood swimming pool, a fitness center and an on-site restaurant. Tea/ coffee maker is available in all rooms.

Hatten Place
Malacca
5 Star

A stylish & luxury hotel located in the heart of Malacca. An outdoor swimming pool, a SPA & wellness center, fitness center and an on-site restaurant & bar are some of the offered services.

Royale Chulan
Kuala Lumpur
5 Star

The elegant & centrally located 5-star hotel offers its guests a pleasant stay with an outdoor swimming pool, SPA & wellness centre, fitness centre and rooms equipped with tea/ coffee maker.

The Wembley
Penang
4 Star

The stylish George Town hotel provides many facilities including an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, two on-site restaurants offering varieties from different cuisines and a bar.

Strawberry Park
Cameron Highlands
4 Star

A charming hotel in Cameron Highlands, surrounded by the mountain ranges. Modern design rooms are equipped with safe box, flat screen TV, minibar and tea/ coffee maker.

Sabah Hotel
Sandakan
4 Star

A holiday resort nestled in the middle of a tropical rainforest in the Sabah region. Hotel facilities include a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool and an on-site restaurant.

Selingan Island
Selingan Island
Lodge

A cozy & pacific accommodation in the heart of Selingan Island. The accommodation facilities include an on-site cafeteria & souvenir shop. All rooms are air-conditioned.

Kinabalu Pine Resort
Kundasang
Lodge

A charming lodge with breathtaking views, located in the world-famous Kinabulu National Park. All wooden cabins in the resort include satellite tv, wifi access and tea/ coffee maker.

Borneo Nature Lodge
Sandakan
Lodge

A charming lodge nestled along the banks of the Kinabatangan River is a haven for nature & wildlife lovers. The cabins of the lodge are equipped with tea/coffee maker & ironing facilities.

Malaysia & Singapore Sights Map

Malaysia Tours Guidebook

Best Time to Visit Malaysia

Find our seasonal breakdown in detail for the best time to visit Malaysia. Generally, the country enjoys a tropical climate, with two distinct monsoon seasons affecting different regions. If you're looking for dry, sunny weather and optimal conditions for exploring Malaysia's beautiful beaches and islands like Langkawi or Penang, the best time to go to Malaysia is between December and February on the west coast, as this is when the northeast monsoon brings clear skies and calm seas to this region. Borneo, which includes destinations like Kota Kinabalu, has a more consistent climate with rainfall occurring throughout the year, although it can be heaviest from November to February.

Malaysia Tours - FAQ

The visa requirements for Malaysia vary depending on your nationality and the purpose and duration of your visit. Many nationalities can enter Malaysia for tourism purposes without a visa and stay for a specified period (usually 30 to 90 days). Check with the nearest Malaysian embassy or consulate or visit the official Immigration Department of Malaysia website for specific visa requirements.

Yes, all passengers travelling with Travel Talk must have travel insurance before participating in any of our tours. Your guide will collect your travel insurance details on the first day of your trip. It is your responsibility to make sure you have an adequate and suitable travel insurance in place. You may read more about this here.

The best time to visit Malaysia weather-wise is during the dry season, which typically occurs between November and February on the west coast (e.g., Penang, Langkawi) and from May to September on the east coast (e.g., Perhentian Islands, Redang). However, Malaysia’s climate varies by region, so the best time to visit may depend on your specific destination.

The currency in Malaysia is the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR). Credit cards are widely accepted in most urban areas, hotels, and restaurants. However, it’s a good idea to carry some cash, especially in rural areas and smaller establishments.

In most urban areas and major cities, tap water is treated and safe to drink. However, in more rural or remote regions, it’s advisable to drink bottled water to avoid any potential health issues.

Malaysians are generally polite and friendly. It’s customary to greet with a handshake or a nod. When visiting mosques or temples, dress modestly, remove your shoes, and cover your shoulders and knees. It’s respectful to use your right hand when giving or receiving items.

The official language is Malay (Bahasa Malaysia). However, English is widely spoken, especially in urban areas and among the educated population. Other languages, including Chinese and Tamil, are also spoken by various ethnic groups.

Tipping is not always expected but appreciated in Malaysia. In restaurants, rounding up the bill or leaving a 10% to 15% tip is common if a service charge is not included. Tipping is also customary for tour guides and taxi drivers for exceptional service.

Your budget for a trip to Malaysia can vary widely depending on your travel style. On average, a mid-range traveler can expect to spend around MYR 200-400 per day, including accommodation, meals, transportation, and activities. High-end options can be more expensive, while budget-conscious travelers can find ways to reduce costs.

Solo travellers often join our tours to meet and travel with like-minded adventurers, forming longstanding friendships. We also strive to provide a relaxed and sociable tour experience to allow the group to weld throughout the journey. Solo travellers will be roomed with another solo traveller of the same gender, or can upgrade to a solo room by paying the single supplement.
There are always solo travelers on our tours. If you don’t mind being roomed with another single traveler of the same gender, you do not need to pay the supplement. Single supplement is for travelers who would like to stay in a single room for the duration of their tour.
Please contact us with your request & we will do our best to arrange your room accordingly. [email protected] 0208 099 9596
Our tours do not include airfare to/from the destination, and we do not advise on ticket, or sell flights. It is your responsibility to make it to the starting point of your tour on time.
If you provide your dietary requirements at the time of booking, we will do our best to make the necessary arrangements where available. You can leave a comment under the “Notes” section when making an online booking or simply contact us. Please note that gluten-free & vegan options can be limited.
Good news, there is not any luggage restriction on our tours as long as you’re able to carry your own luggage – usually just for a very short distance.

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HIGHLIGHTS
Melaka
An alluring city located in the southwestern part of the country, famous for its night market & antique shops & temples and churches.
HIGHLIGHTS
Kuala Lumpur
The dazzling capital of Malaysia is known for its world-famous twin sky scrappers, flea market and Batu Caves that was formed about 400 million years ago.
HIGHLIGHTS
Cameron Highlands
A district in Pahang with breathtaking views of the tea plantations. With a rich fauna & wildlife, Cameron Highlands is a perfect hiking destination.
HIGHLIGHTS
Penang
An alluring Malaysian state, home to delicious street food, dazzling markets, pristine waters & beaches, churches, mosques, museums and national parks.
HIGHLIGHTS
Kota Kinabalu
The capital of the Sabah State, Kota Kinabalu is a charming coastal city partially surrounded by rainforests and known as the buzzing holiday destination of the country.
HIGHLIGHTS
Sandakan
A beautiful Malaysian city, located in the state of Sabah, known for its eco-tourism centers like Sepilok orangutan rehabilitation station and the Turtle Islands Park.
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Kinabatangan
A city in the Sabah region, settled on the banks of the Kinabatangan River and home to the famous Orang Sungai tribe. A perfect destination to discover a rich variety of wildlife.
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Selingan
Selingan is the biggest amongst the three Turtle Islands and is a world-famous refuge for endangered turtles where the conservation process can be observed.
HIGHLIGHTS
Mari Mari Cultural Village
A perfect location to observe the cultural diversity of the region. The houses, each built by the descendants of the local tribes, will take you to a magical atmosphere.
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Nabalu Market
A good example to many roadside markets of the country. There are many small shops where you can buy local agricultural products and handicrafts.
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Kinabalu Park
Established in 1964, the alluring Kinabalu Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The park is known to be one of the best in the world in terms of biodiversity.
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Poring Hot Springs
A beautiful tourist resort in the Sabah region of the country. The water in the hot springs is very rich in sulphur, which is believed to have healing effects.
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Singapore
The buzzing capital city of the island country is known for its world heritage site botanic garden, an airport with a waterfall inside and its finance center.
ACCOMMODATION
Kinabalu
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Singapore
Concorde Hotel
4 Star
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Malacca
Hatten Place
5 Star
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Kuala Lumpur
Royale Chulan
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Penang
The Wembley
4 Star
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Cameron Highlands
Strawberry Park
4 Star
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Sandakan
Sabah Hotel
4 Star
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Selingan Island
Selingan Island
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Kundasang
Kinabalu Pine Resort
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Sandakan
Borneo Nature Lodge
F.A.Q.
Do I need a visa to enter Malaysia?
The visa requirements for Malaysia vary depending on your nationality and the purpose and duration of your visit. Many nationalities can enter Malaysia for tourism purposes without a visa and stay for a specified period (usually 30 to 90 days). Check with the nearest Malaysian embassy or consulate or visit the official Immigration Department of Malaysia website for specific visa requirements.
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F.A.Q.
What is the best time to visit Malaysia in terms of weather?
The best time to visit Malaysia weather-wise is during the dry season, which typically occurs between November and February on the west coast (e.g., Penang, Langkawi) and from May to September on the east coast (e.g., Perhentian Islands, Redang). However, Malaysia's climate varies by region, so the best time to visit may depend on your specific destination.
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What is the currency used in Malaysia, and can I use credit cards?
The currency in Malaysia is the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR). Credit cards are widely accepted in most urban areas, hotels, and restaurants. However, it's a good idea to carry some cash, especially in rural areas and smaller establishments.
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Is it safe to drink tap water in Malaysia?
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What are the local customs and etiquette I should be aware of?
Malaysians are generally polite and friendly. It's customary to greet with a handshake or a nod. When visiting mosques or temples, dress modestly, remove your shoes, and cover your shoulders and knees. It's respectful to use your right hand when giving or receiving items.
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What languages are spoken in Malaysia?
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Is tipping customary in Malaysia?
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How much money should I budget for a trip to Malaysia?
Your budget for a trip to Malaysia can vary widely depending on your travel style. On average, a mid-range traveler can expect to spend around MYR 200-400 per day, including accommodation, meals, transportation, and activities. High-end options can be more expensive, while budget-conscious travelers can find ways to reduce costs.
F.A.Q.
Do you have solo travelers on your tours?
Solo travellers often join our tours to meet and travel with like-minded adventurers, forming longstanding friendships. We also strive to provide a relaxed and sociable tour experience to allow the group to weld throughout the journey. Solo travellers will be roomed with another solo traveller of the same gender, or can upgrade to a solo room by paying the single supplement.
F.A.Q.
I am a solo passenger; do I need to pay single supplement?
There are always solo travelers on our tours. If you don’t mind being roomed with another single traveler of the same gender, you do not need to pay the supplement. Single supplement is for travelers who would like to stay in a single room for the duration of their tour.
F.A.Q.
Can I be roomed with my friends?
Please contact us with your request & we will do our best to arrange your room accordingly. [email protected] 0208 099 9596
F.A.Q.
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Is there any luggage restriction?
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