Paradise Islands and Hiking in Endau Rompin, Malaysia

Cycle on the historic streets of Malacca and spend the night in tents – hike in completely untouched nature in the Endau Rompi National Park. Enjoy the tropical islands of Pulau Besaro and Pulau Tioman and end your trip in the contrasting city of Singapore.

Experience the known and the unknown in southern Malaysia. The journey begins in the historic city of Malacca where you cycle among cultural treasures and historic buildings. One of the many highlights of the trip is the rainforest in the Endau Rompin National Park. Here, camping experiences and hiking await on the conditions of nature. You continue to the islands of Palau Besaro and Pulau Tioman with beautiful beaches and idyllic lagoons. You end in Singapore; an exciting city that combines culture, business, food, adventure and beautiful beaches – all at a convenient distance.

Day 1: Departure from Scandinavia

Day 2: Arrival in Kuala Lumpur and transport to Malacca

Upon arrival in Kuala Lumpur, you will be picked up at the airport and driven to your hotel in Malacca. You spend the rest of the day on your own.

Day 3: Macka on your own

The city is located by the Strait of Malacca and is full of cultural history, maritime history and historic buildings. Explore the city on your own. ( F )

Day 4: Bike tour among Malacca’s plantations

Today you will explore some exciting areas outside of Malacca by bike. You can walk through the city and outside the city limits, where beautiful plantations and rural villages are hidden. You cycle outside the usual tourist areas. After the journey of discovery, you will return to your hotel. ( F )

Day 5: Malacca – Endau Rompin National Park

Today’s experiences begin at the train station. Here you will meet your local guide. Together you go to the national park, Endau Rompin. After the train journey, a 40-minute boat ride to Kuala Jasin’s tent sites awaits, where you will stay (it is a simple campsite). The rest of the day you can successfully spend a hike to the Janing Barat mountain. On the excursion you will see the beautiful flora and fauna of the rainforest. You return to the tent site in the late afternoon. Here you can help cook dinner with your guide. You then eat dinner by the campfire. You spend the night in tents in the jungle. ( F , L )

Day 6: Malacca – Endau Rompin National Park

After breakfast, start your hike up the Upeh Guling waterfall. The journey there goes through the park’s incomparable nature. At the waterfall you can swim in the natural pools and eat your food. From here you go back to the tent site via Blue Lagoon. Do not forget to take a cooling swim in the idyllic nature. You spend the rest of the day on your own. Depending on the weather, the guide will offer an evening walk. ( F , L , M )

Day 7: Endau Rompin National Park – Pulau Besar

This morning you take a boat to Kampung Peta and from there drive on to the port city of Mersing. In Mersing you go by boat the last bit to the slightly lesser known island Pulau Besaro. ( F )

Day 8-9: Pulau Besar

The island is a well-preserved paradise that is unknown to many. It is a fairly small island, whose highest point is 650 meters above sea level. Many exotic beaches, azure lagoons and beautiful coral reefs are hidden here. You can explore the nearby islands or take a bike ride on site. In the sea around Pulau Besaro there are giant mussels that can weigh up to 200 kilos. There is no doubt that an unforgettable stay awaits Pulau Besaro. ( F

Day 10: Pulau Besar – Mersing – Pulau Tioman

Enjoy some free time before the boat goes back to Mersing. Upon arrival in Mersing, head to the ferry that bounces on to the exciting island of Tioman. It is a beautiful volcanic island that attracts with exotic beaches, dense rainforest and wonderful blue water. The days at Tioman are spent on their own. ( F )

Day 11-13: Pulau Tioman

Tioman is the largest of the islands off the east coast of Malaysia and from here it is perfect to go on eventful excursions. Snorkeling and diving are great options. You can also explore the small jungle trails, or just sit back and enjoy nature. Please note that there are no ATMs on the island. Therefore, make sure you have plenty of cash with you and check in advance if your hotel accepts credit cards. ( F )

Day 14: Tioman – Mersing – Singapore

Today the experience on the island ends and you will go back to the mainland, and on by bus to Singapore. You arrive late in the afternoon. You spend the rest of the day on your own. ( F )

Day 15-16: Singapore on your own

Some fantastic days await in the city. Singapore is known as one of the cleanest cities in the world and has an exciting and varied culture. The city hides many small and exciting areas. These are alternately chaotic metropolitan environments, alternately quiet and lush parks and beautiful beach promenades. The population is well educated and hospitable. You can visit the beautiful island of Bintan which is an hour away by boat and has several nice beaches. Sentosa is a charming island where it is convenient to spend a day. The island is a bit like a large amusement and nature park, with lots of activities, sights and rides. Singapore itself is world famous for its fashionable shopping and there are several major shopping malls. Don’t forget to buy the last souvenirs before your trip home.

Day 17: Singapore – Sweden

It’s time to say goodbye to Asia after an adventurous and eventful journey. You must check out of your hotel before 11.00. You then spend the day on your own. To give you optimal return and freedom on the day of travel, transport to the airport is not included. You can take the metro, bus or taxi to the airport.

Day 18: Arrival in Scandinavia

When you land in Scandinavia, you have unforgettable experiences and memories in your luggage.

Overnight stays

Three nights in a hotel in Malacca
Two nights in a tent in Endau Rompin National Park
Three nights in a hotel on Palau Besar
Four nights in a hotel on Tioman Island
Three nights in a hotel in Singapore

Paradise Islands and Hiking in Endau Rompin, Malaysia

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