Day 1 Kuala Lumpur Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Kuala Lumpur (1B) After a city tour, spend some free time exploring on your own. The evening is best spent at the night market, sampling different cuisine and bargain hunting among the stalls. Don't forget a visit to the Petronas Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world.
Kuala Lumpur City Tour
Day 3 Kuala Lumpur/Cameron Highlands (1B) Head to higher ground and enjoy the cooler air in the Cameron Highlands.
Local bus (3.00-4.00 hours, 205km)
Day 4 Cameron Highlands Take a full-day excursion, exploring the rainforest of the Cameron Highlands and visiting a butterfly farm.
Butterfly Farm Visit
Day 5 Cameron Highlands/Chenderoh Lake (1D) Travel to a local island homestay in the middle of a scenic lake. Enjoy connecting with the locals and taking in the scenery.
Chenderoh Lake Homestay
Day 6 Chenderoh Lake (1B, 1L, 1D) Spend the day exploring the area. Learn about the local culture, environment, and life in the village. Head out for a walk and explore by kayak.
Chenderoh Lake Homestay
Day 7 Chenderoh Lake/George Town (1B) Travel to the west coast island of Penang. With free time, opt to take a bicycle rickshaw tour, meander through the streets of Georgetown, take a funicular to the top of Penang Hill, see the colourful bazaars of the night markets, or visit some Chinese temples.
Penang boasts an impressive variety of food, from Chinese to Malay and Indian. Enjoy!
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)
Day 8 George Town/Ao Nang Cross into Thailand and settle into the beachy vibe of Ao Nang. Opt to shop, eat or hang around the stunning beach.
Border Crossing (Malaysia - Thailand)
Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s))
Day 9 Ao Nang (1B) Spend a full day exploring the area. Opt to visit idyllic Railay Beach, try the world-class rock climbing, go snorkelling or relax on the local beach.
Day 10 Ao Nang/Bangkok (1B) Enjoy a last morning in paradise before boarding an overnight train to Bangkok.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Basic overnight train (beds) (9.00-10.00 hours)
Day 11 Bangkok Arrive in Bangkok in the morning and take a guided tour of the city. Opt to visit to the Grand Palace, Wat Po, the National Museum, or shop on Khao San Road.
Bangkok City Tour
Day 12 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi (1B, 1D) Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore.
Klong Riverboat Tour
Wat Po Visit
Overnight Rafthouse Excursion
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 129km)
Day 13 Kanchanaburi (1B) Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai. Explore the Allied War Cemetery, the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre and the JEATH War Museum to learn more about the area's history.
Erawan Waterfalls Visit
Bridge on the River Kwai Visit
Thai/Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery Visit
Enjoy a short drive to view the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls. (1-2 hours per direction)
Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours)
Day 14 Kanchanaburi/Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (1B) Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.
Temple Ruins Tour
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 15 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya/Chiang Mai (1B) Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
Day 16 Chiang Mai Chiang Mai is a vibrant city with heaps to see and do. Famous for its night market, cooking classes, and Muay Thai, it's a feat to fit it all in.
Doi Suthep Temple Visit
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
Day 17 Chiang Mai (1B) With a little extra time in the area, hilltribe treks are easily accessible, as is the Golden Triangle.