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From Kuala Lumpur: Historical Melaka Day Tour with Lunch

1. From Kuala Lumpur: Historical Melaka Day Tour with Lunch

Visit UNESCO-listed Malacca on a day trip from Kuala Lumpur. See where Malaysia began on the Straits of Malacca. Gaze upon the ruins of St. Paul’s Church (closed every Monday) and Red Square (Christ Church closed every Monday), the pink Dutch administrative buildings that now house the Malacca Museum and government offices. Enjoy authentic local food at lunch. Afterward, see the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, where 3 major doctrines of Chinese belief are worshiped under the same roof. Take a stroll along Malacca’s Jonker Street, which ends by the banks of the Malacca River. Learn about the Malay sultanate, Malacca’s rise as an important trading port and the Portuguese and Dutch influence from the early 16th century. •07.45-08.15am Pickup is included from Hotels/Residences/Suite in Kuala Lumpur City's Golden Triangle area (except Pudu area) •Journey to Melaka from Kuala Lumpur city center (2 hours approx.) •10:00 am arrive in Melaka, visit St. Peter's Church (closed every Monday) Shorts and sleeveless shirts are not allowed •10:30am visit A'Famosa Portuguese fortress and Porta De Santiago •11:00 pm Passby Melaka Museum (muzium maritime,kastam muzium, melaka muzium) and walk along Dutch/Red Square •12:00 pm arrive at Red Square (** Christ church closed every Monday) •1:00 pm lunch at a local restaurant (drinks not included) •2:00 pm visit Jonker Street and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple •2:30pm stroll by the Melaka River •4:00pm head back to Kuala Lumpur city for hotel drop off •6.00pm hotel drop off is included from Hotels/Residences/Suite in Kuala Lumpur City's Golden Triangle area (except Pudu area) (depend to traffic condition) The itinerary is subject to change based on weather or traffic conditions of the day

Malaysia: eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

2. Malaysia: eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Malaysia hassle-free with a convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Malaysia and other countries. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Upgrade to coverage in 8 Countries including Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hong Kong, and South Korea. All iPhone models launched after iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after installing this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. APN (Access Point Name): internet Malaysia: Celcom/Digi The rest of the countries will be available in the voucher info in your GetYourGuide app after purchase.

Malaysia: eSim Mobile Data Plan

3. Malaysia: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Malaysia hassle-free with a convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Malaysia and choose a plan that works in other countries as well. Buy and install the eSIM anywhere and start using it straight away, without a physical SIM. Pick your favorite data package that suits your needs, and decide if you want coverage in 8 other countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Hong Kong, and South Korea. Scan the eSIM QR code to start surfing and access your apps. Once you activate it, your coverage will begin for the selected duration of time. Top up and purchase an additional SIM plan if you need it. Remember to choose the carrier in Malaysia, which varies depending on the plan. It is usually Maxis, Celecom, or Digi. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility.

From Kuala Lumpur: Private Full Day Tour to Malacca

4. From Kuala Lumpur: Private Full Day Tour to Malacca

A fascinating blend of Portuguese, Dutch and British influences have made Malacca one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia. Your tour starts at St. Peter's Church and Dutch Square, from where you will head off to A Famosa. This site, a tiny gate is what is left of a once mighty Portuguese fortress, is the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia. This site's rich historical background earned it a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation in July 2008. Then, enjoy an authentic Malacca local lunch at the Peranakan Restaurant. Keep your spirits high as you continue on to see other fascinating spots around Malacca, including Portuguese Square: affectionately referred to as Mini Lisbon, this is an attraction not to be missed. Lastly, enjoy shopping at the famous Jonker Walk bazaar, a market selling a variety of interesting handicrafts and souvenirs - you'll be sure to come across a treasure or two!

From Kuala Lumpur: Private Transfer to Malacca City

5. From Kuala Lumpur: Private Transfer to Malacca City

See more of the history and culture of Malaysia by visiting Malacca. Book a private transfer and take the stress out of the journey. Get picked up at your chosen location in Kuala Lumpur and relax as you’re taken directly to your hotel in Malacca. Choose the time of day you and your group would like to travel, and pick a vehicle that can comfortably accommodate your group size. Enjoy a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver.  Once in Malacca City, take in the heritage of Jonker Street, Christ Church, and more. Select a round trip option if you’d like to be taken back to Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia: eSim Roaming Data Plan (0.5-2GB/ Day)

6. Malaysia: eSim Roaming Data Plan (0.5-2GB/ Day)

Make your trip to Malaysia hassle-free with a convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Malaysia and choose a plan that works in other countries as well. Buy and install the eSIM anywhere and start using it straight away, without a physical SIM. Pick your favorite data package that suits your needs. Upgrade to coverage in 8 Countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Hong Kong, and South Korea. Once you activate it, your coverage will begin for the selected duration of time. Top up and purchase an additional SIM plan if you need it. Remember to choose the carrier in Malaysia, which varies depending on the plan. It is usually Celecom or Digi. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility.

From Kuala Lumpur: Malacca Private Day Tour

7. From Kuala Lumpur: Malacca Private Day Tour

For this 8 hour usage, you can utilize the rental car or van for Malacca trip, the usage includes 2-way transfer & tours as per the information given. The rental vehicle comes with driver who will also assist you if you required any service (Tour related only). The usage is only applicable within the Malacca destination. You can discover the tourist hotspot in Malacca like Red/Dutch Square (Stadhyus), Porta De Santiago, Malacca Museum, Jonker Street/Walk, St Paul Xavier Church, Chinatown, Cheng Hoon Tung Temple, Malacca River Cruise (Ticket Not Included) & more on. Itinerary: - 0800Hrs Pick up from Kuala Lumpur City Centre - 1000Hrs Proceed to Malacca [2 Hour Journey] - Free & Easy Usage in Malacca - 1400Hrs Depart to Kuala Lumpur City Centre [2 Hour Journey] - 1700Hrs Arrived at Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Private Tour: Historical Malacca Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

8. Private Tour: Historical Malacca Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

Following a hotel pick-up at 9:00 AM from you hotel in the Kuala Lumpur City, your first stop will be St. Francis Xavier Church. This church was built by Father Farve, in 1856, in honor of St. Francis Xavier. It was at one time the largest church built by the MEP (Paris Foreign Missionary) in the Malay Peninsula. Afterwards, proceed to Stadthuys, which is the most visited Malacca attraction. It is an old Dutch building, that is a big city hall once used for public gatherings. Representing the Dutch architecture, it is a red building in the center of city that was built in 1650 by the Dutch people on the land. For the same reason, Stadthuys Melaka is also known as the famous Dutch Square. After having lunch continue to Christ Church. Built in 1753 in honor of the centenary of the capture of Malacca, it is one of the most recognized and photographed places in the city. Head over to Mosque Kampung Kling, located within the vicinity of the famous Harmony Street, where houses of worship from various religions harmoniously coexist. Built in 1748, like many Malaccan mosques built around that period, it displays strong Javanese and Oriental influences in its architecture. The mosque was reconstructed and renovated in 1872 and 1908 to replace the original wooden structure with one made of concrete. In 1999, after a restoration exercise by the Department of Museum and Antiquity, it was declared a historical monument. Along the way, snack on various street foods that is influenced by the many cultures that have both passed through Malacca and planted roots here. After some more exploring, hop back in the comfortable vehicle for the ride back to Kuala Lumpur.  At approximately 5:00 PM, you'll arrive back at your hotel in Kuala Lumpur City area where the tour will end.

Malacca: Malaysia/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

9. Malacca: Malaysia/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Say goodbye to the hassle of physical SIMs and finding mobile network operator stores with our e-SIM service. After purchase, you'll receive a QR code that you can scan on your compatible device to install the e-SIM wherever and whenever you need it. Choose from a range of data volumes, validity periods, and coverage options in different countries to stay connected with ease. Most iPhone models beyond XS support e-SIM, and follow our instructions in the photo session to check compatibility for other devices. Share the QR code via AirDrop or scan it to another device. Install the e-SIM by connecting to WiFi or a network, and remember to turn on roaming for the e-SIM. If you have trouble connecting to the network, consult our self-troubleshooting guide. If you have a connected trip in Asia, just simply select the 22 Asian countries option, which covers:Vietnam, Hong Kong, Macao, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Japan, South Korea If your data is used-up? Simple, just buy another e-SIM to top-up. APN (Access Point Name): iboots Local Network: Maxis

Private: Malacca Night Tour with River Cruise & Trishaw Ride

10. Private: Malacca Night Tour with River Cruise & Trishaw Ride

The city and state of Malacca is considered the polar opposite of the effervescent city of Kuala Lumpur. Touted as the “Historical State” of Malaysia, Malacca is the site of the earliest Malaysian sultanates. It was names a “World Heritage Site” back in 2008 which has contributed to the tremendous popularity of this charming destination. Your day tour would normally begin in Malacca's historic centre, which includes sites such as Dutch Square, Christ Church, and the characteristic red Dutch colonial buildings. You will visit St. Paul's Hill which provides panoramic views of the city. Later take walk to A Famosa stronghold, which was erected in the 16th century by the Portuguese. The highlight of the tour is the Trishaw Ride and The River cruise where you will be taken around the Malacca town Highlights • St.Peter’s Church – Roman Catholic Church build in 1710 • Dutch Square • Christ Church 1753 • Queen Victoria Fountain 1901 • Chinatown – Jonker street • Ruins of St. Paul’s Hill – • A’Famosa Porto de Santiago built in 1511 • View of Straits of Malacca • Malacca River • Malacca River Cruise • Trishaw Ride

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(466 reviews)

Johnson was a great guide! He looked after us and made sure we had no questions. Took us to the nice spots and explained so many interesting facts about Melaka. The bus had aircon and was clean, so I’d defo recommend.

Everything is 100% great: schedule, guide, destination, transport, just great. Strongly recommended, especially if you want to find out more about Malaysia.

Enjoyed the historical experience. Our guide was amazing and funny. So much history and culture in the town.

Beautiful place Nice day Big group of people and not easy to go around all together

the trip was great, however Melaka is not authentic