Tours & activities by Sacred Destinations from Viator

  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Duration: 2 days, 1 night
From USD $366.66

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Get an in-depth overview of the rich history and culture of Malacca on this 2-day tour from Kuala Lumpur with your own private guide. On a guided walk through the city center, witness Portuguese and Dutch influences of the city’s historical structures, like the Porta de Santiago (A’Famosa) and the Stadthuys (Dutch Square). Visit popular destinations like the Cheng Hoon Teng Taoist temple and Jonker Street, bustling with shops selling local delicacies and souvenirs. Enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside and visit an old Malaysian village, or ‘kampong.’ Your expert guide will provide knowledgeable commentary about all the sites you visit.


  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Step back in time on a history tour
Day 1: Kuala Lumpur - Malacca
To begin your 2-day tour, you will be picked up from your Kuala Lumpur hotel for a 2-hour (approx.) drive to Malacca. Your guide will take you first to the outskirts of Malacca to discover what life is like outside the main town. Listen to your guide’s knowledgeable commentary as you pass by rubber and oil palm plantations, paddy fields and quaint Malay villages (kampongs) with houses built on stilts. Stop at Morten Village, a typical Malay kampong that still displays old Malay customs, such as constructing houses on stilts

Arrive in Malacca and check into your hotel. Afterward, the rest of the night is yours to explore Malacca at your leisure or relax in your hotel.

Overnight: Equatorial Hotel or similar in Malacca

Day 2: Malacca - Kuala Lumpur (B)
After breakfast, your private guide will take you on a walking tour of the city center rife with historical monuments. Visit Stadthuys, known as the Dutch Square, as it was built in 1650 by Dutch occupants. Walk past Porta de Santiago, one of the surviving gates of the historic A’Famosa Portuguese fortress. Walk up St Paul’s Hill for a panoramic view of the Strait of Malacca and the old town of Bandar Hilir. Atop the hill, see the ruins of St Paul’s Church, lined by 17th-century Dutch tombstones.

Follow your guide on a 15-minute walk to Cheng Hoon Teng, Malacca's oldest functioning Taoist temple, with prayer halls boasting rich decors. Then, stroll along the lively pathways of Jonker Street in the heart of Chinatown, where vendors are selling various souvenir items and local delicacies.

At your guide’s suggestion, choose to have lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) in any of the towns you pass on your way back to Kuala Lumpur. You’ll arrive back at your hotel in Kuala Lumpur by late afternoon or early evening.

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2 days, 1 night
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Returns to original departure point

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Triple Room
Code: TRPL

Overnight triple room accommodation in 4-star hotel; three people per room

USD $366.66
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Double Room
Code: DBL

Overnight double room accommodation in 4-star hotel; two people per room

USD $458.65
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Single Room
Code: SNGL

Overnight single room accommodation in 4-star hotel; one person per room

USD $917.31
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2-Day Private Tour of Malacca from Kuala Lumpur

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  • Private 2-day tour
  • Professional English-speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or coach, depending on group size
  • Overnight accommodation at Equatorial Hotel
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)     
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A standard double room includes one double/queen bed good for one or two people; a standard triple room contains three single beds and is ideal for families.
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Misc13, February 2014

I would strongly suggest going through another company if possible. My driver/guide wasn't very mobile so the trip itself was shortened and he would just sort of point things out front the van, being obvious he did not want to get out and actually give a 'tour' as was part of the package. He cut the tour short and just dropped me off at the hotel, which was conveniently located near a lot of the tourist things. So I just went on my own. Spent more time on my own wandering than I did with the 'tour guide.'
The hotel apparently expected some paperwork from the tour company, which was not given to me, and my driver was no way contactable until the next morning when he picked me up.
If you have many days to explore from KL then this trip may be worth it. If you're on a tight timeline then choose another city. The placards and self-tour options do not really provide enough detail to be worthwhile. Maybe the experience would have been better with a guide to supplement with info.
Also, my guide made many jokes that were quite inappropriate and lewd. He never got the hint from my responses to cut it out. Maybe my culture is too politically-correct, but surely a travel company should know to employ people who a) don't offend and b) can actually take their charges on a tour as advertised.