Borneo Orangutan Sanctuary, 2 weeks
Volunteer with orangutans on this award-winning project in beautiful Borneo. This multi-award-winning conservation project focusses on the protection of Borneo's most fascinating and enchanting species and play a crucial role in aiding the rehabilitation and eventual rehoming of orangutans. At th...
Travel Dates: 1 September 2019 - 31 December 2020
Malaysia boasts a terrific blend of fascinating cities, incredible natural beauty and bountiful adventure activities. To make the most of your experience, consider taking a guided tour in Malaysia to experience the very best of this vibrant South-East Asian nation. Whether you're visiting capital Kuala Lumpur, progressive Penang or historic Malacca, you're bound to enjoy plenty of attractions. Certain tours take in the sights of vibrant Kuala Lumpur, while others head for the hills to explore Malaysia's lush jungle scenery.
Don't miss these Malaysia attractions
- Petronas Twin Towers
- Scuba diving at Sipadan Island
- Trekking up Mount Kinabalu
- Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
A great way to get your bearings in a new city is by jumping on a Hop on, Hop off bus tour or joining a guided walking tour. Delve into the history of Kuala Lumpur with an informative guide, spend time exploring the vibrant Bintang Walk, take a ride on the thrilling indoor rollercoaster in Berjaya Times Square or browse local handicrafts at the bustling Central Market.
Georgetown is a popular destination and the capital of Penang, with travellers coming from near and far to marvel at the unique architecture and impressive Indian and Chinese temples. The World Heritage-listed city of Melaka is also a must-visit with group bike tours and river cruises providing a superb way to discover the surrounds.
To escape the hustle and bustle of city life, head to Taman Negara National Park and discover some of Malaysia's most verdant landscapes. Extended trekking tours are a popular option taking groups up Mount Tahan, and there are also night safaris that offer you the chance to spot nocturnal wildlife. Don’t miss out on walking across the Canopy Walk – the longest suspended bridge in the world.
If you’re keen to spend time on the water, embark on a cruise through turquoise waters to the enchanting Perhentian Islands. Alternatively, you can hop on a catamaran and head on out to the beautiful reefs off Langkawi, or indulge in some adventure kayaking through mangroves to spot monkeys, otters and snakes.