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Sightseeing in Malacca - Tour from Kuala Lumpur

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Start time

    Between 8:45am to 9:15am

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Key Highlights

  • Explore the historic city of Malacca and its rich history on this day tour from Kuala Lumpur
  • Tour the oldest Chinese temple in the country, Cheng Hoon Teng, a UNESCO award-winning site
  • Admire the towering Dutch Stadthuys in the Red Square, the Town Hall and Governor’s residence
  • Take a stroll along the bustling Jonker Street, dotted with antique and handicrafts shops
  • Marvel at the breathtaking ruins of St Paul's Church, the oldest in Malaysia
  • Learn about the fascinating origins of the Perakan or Babas-Nyonya culture, a mix of Chinese and Malay ones


Founded in 1403, the Sultanate of Malacca was once the greatest and most powerful empire and seaport in South East Asia. The Portuguese, Dutch and British ruled over Malacca's silk and spice trade. This rich heritage is evident in the unique mix of architectural styles in the buildings found all over the area.

Relive history as you walk through the city’s historic buildings including the Stadthuys, St. Paul’s Church and the mighty fortress - Porta de Santiago, built by the Portuguese in 1512. Then, you may stroll along the Jonker Street, known for its antiques, souvenirs, arts and crafts.

The small city-state of Malacca is a fascinating multicultural place where you can glimpse what makes Malaysia such a desirable destination. Malacca remains one of the most rewarding experiences for the visitor whether it is food, architecture or culture.


You will be picked up from yor hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. This tour starts out from Kuala Lumpur and heads for the small city-state of Malacca (Melaka). You will experience a rich seam of history, culture and tradition that stretches back several centuries.

A brief profile of some of the sights you will visit on this tour are given for your information.

Visit the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia. The temple is one of the most outstanding temples and the recipient of an UNESCO award.

The imposing red Dutch Stadhuys is the Town Hall and the Governor’s residence. It is believed to be the oldest Dutch building in the East. Then, have time to stroll along the Jonker Street, known for its antiques, souvenirs, arts and crafts.

Walk through the ruins of St Paul's Church where St Francis Xavier was once buried. The setting of the Church is beautiful with imposing walls and magnificent old tombstones.

Malacca is also one of the birthplaces of the 'Babas' - a mix of Chinese and Malay cultures uniquely its own.

During the course of the tour there will be a break for lunch.

After a day of rich and satisfying experiences you will be taken back to your hotel.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • English-speaking driver or guide
  • Entrance fee (wherever applicable)
  • Lunch


  • Gratuities

Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

A surcharge of MYR 35.00 per person is applicable for pick-up and drop-off at Sunway Lagoon Resort & Spa, KL Sentral, Hilton KL & Le Meridien, Cititel Midvalley and the Boulevard (pick up time shall be advised at the time of booking).

Pick-up from other hotels not listed above is available on request and may incur a different

surcharge (which will be advised on enquiry).

As there is quite a bit of walking on this tour, good walking shoes are highly recommended.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

Customer Reviews

  • Jose Martinez
    Nice Old Town

    Very nice old portuguesse town, smoke free 😥😱😨...

  • Michelle Caldaia
    Interesting Historical Trip

    Great trip down memory lane and history lesson about the Malacca spice trail. A few added extras like temples and a great lunch made it good value....

    Australia 03/19/2012
  • ian derrick
    Very good - money well spent

    Although we had a bus that should have been pensioned off years ago we had an enjoyable trip and although we could hardly understand our tour host we made the most of the tri...

    Australia 12/01/2010

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