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Malaysia, a land of ready smiles and incredible contrasts beckons the visitor with a rich diversity of experiences. A charming, fascinating land of warm, friendly people, here you get a taste of all of Asia in a single destination. Experience the enchantment of Malaysia’s idyllic islands and golden beaches – Pantai Kok, Cenang, Tengah, Datai and Burau Bay. Nature lovers will enjoy soaking up the diverse ecosystems that have existed for centuries and food lovers will be spoilt for choice.

 

Getting there

Fly non-stop to Malaysia in comfort and style with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow or Manchester. Depart the UK on any of our flights and enjoy seamless connections in Singapore. Connect via Singapore on our regional wing, SilkAir, via several direct flights to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi and Penang.

Top things to do in Malaysia

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts

We have partnered with globally renowned and award winning 5-Star Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts to bring you a special offer.

 

In conjunction with a Singapore Airlines ticket to Malaysia via www.singaporeair.com, receive a US$100 food and beverage credit when you book to stay at one of the following hotels and resorts in Malaysia. Conditions apply.

 

  • Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
  • Shangri-La's Rasa Ria, Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
  • Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
  • Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

Booking Window: Now to 30th June 2017


Travel Period: Now to 31st December 2017

Dive in Malaysia, and experience the diversity

Pulau Sipadan

Imagine warm clear waters, colourful underwater reefs and fascinating aquatic life forms. Imagine stunning. Sheer walls and large, graceful pelagics. Imagine breathtaking beaches of powdery soft sand. These captivating sights will be yours to enjoy in the abundance of dive sites in Malaysia.

Pulau Sipadan is the ultimate diving destination with amazing sights of turtles, reef sharks and a 680-metre deep drop-off. Nearby Mabul attracts keen naturalists and photographers with its wealth of macro life. Pulau Redang offers vast coral gardens of unimaginable variety. Its pristine beaches and clear visibility make it a favourite for all divers. Pulau Tioman, acclaimed as one of the world’s most beautiful islands, has excellent wrecks and reefs to explore by boat or from shore. Pulau Perhentian, with its sapphire waters, soft white sand, and trendy lifestyle, offers endless varieties of fish of all colours and sizes.

In Malaysia, the avid diver will find a fascinating variety of underwater attractions available nowhere else in the world.

Getting to Pulau Sipadan there are regular weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau, the nearest airport. From Tawau, it is a 90-minute drive to the port of Semporna and a 40-minute boat ride to Mabul. Connect via Singapore with SilkAir to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. SilkAir operates several daily flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur.

Petronas Twin Towers - KLCC

Petronas Twin Towers - KLCC

Standing majestically at a height of 451.9 metres, Petronas Twin Towers is a world-renowned icon of Malaysia. This gleaming structure of steel and glass is the centre piece of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre or KLCC, which consists of a shopping mall, star-rated hotels, a landscaped park and a convention centre. The high of a visit to the Twin Towers is on the 41st Floor and Viewing Deck on the 86th Floor

Heritage Sites

Chinatown - Heritage Sites

Kuala Lumpur’s long and colourful history has left a legacy of heritage sites which bear the stamp of various foreign influences. The main heritage zones in the city are Merdeka Square, Market Square, Chinatown (Petaling Street) and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman.

Dataran Merdeka or Merdeka Square is a good starting point. The Union Jack was lowered here on 31st August 1957 marking Malaysia’s independence from colonial rule. Situated between Lebuh Pasar Besar and Lebuh Ampang, Market Square refers to the spot once owned by Yap Ah Loy, headman of the Chinese community.

Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown is a bustling and colourful street of shops, restaurants and hawker stalls. Aside from the popular shopping district of Petaling Street, the nearby buildings, clan houses and temples contain evidences of the city’s built heritage. Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman was originally known as Batu Road, this road is now named after the first King of Malaysia. The buildings here reflect the changing trends in architectural design, and provide clues as to the period of their construction, including the Utilitarian, Neo-Classical and Art Deco traditions.

Langkawi

Langkawi

Comprised of a group of 99 tropical islands lying off the north-western coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The main island is known as Pulau Langkawi.

As a natural paradise, the islands are home to fine beaches offering sun-filled days of complete relaxation. The clear emerald waters around the islands are perfect for a host of water sports and recreational activities. The enchanting marine life beneath the waters of Langkawi beckons diving enthusiasts.

It has been accorded the Geopark status by UNESCO, for its beautiful geological heritage of stunning landscapes, karst, caves, sea-arches, stacks, glacial dropstones and fossils. With a geological history dating back 500 million odd years, the islands contain unique rock formations that stir the imagination and baffle the mind.

Langkawi is perfect for doing everything or nothing at all. Enjoy nature-based activities, or simply laze by the beach. There is also a host of unique attractions for those who enjoy sightseeing. The gentle smiles and warm hospitality will soon charm you. Fly to Langkawi with our partner, Silk Air, for a holiday unlike any other.

Connect via Singapore with SilkAir to Langkawi International Airport, the gateway to a world-renowned paradise. SilkAir operates thrice weekly flights from Singapore to Langkawi.

Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park is Sarawak’s largest at 52,865ha and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. Important for both its high biodiversity and its karst features, the park boasts 17 vegetation zones with some 3500 species of vascular plants.

Geologically, the park is a combination of alluvial clays with sandstone and limestone formations. The concentration of caves in the Melinau formation with its geomorphic and structural characteristics demonstrate an evolutionary history of more than 1.5 million years and provides a rare opportunity to study theories on the origins of cave fauna. It is the most studied tropical karst area in the world.

Its outstanding scenic wonders – deeply incised canyons, rivers, rainforest covered mountains, spectacular limestone pinnacles and caves coupled with the huge range of biodiversity – make Mulu National Park a prime destination.

Gunung Mulu National Park is accessible by air through Mulu Airport or for the adventurous, by river from Miri. Connect via Singapore with SilkAir to Kota Kinabalu International Airport or Kuching International Airport. SilkAir operates daily flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu and 4-times weekly flights from Singapore to Kuching.

Port Dickson

Port Dickson

The most popular beach in Peninsular Malaysia’s west. Its proximity to the nation’s capital and ample accommodation facilities make it a preferred destination for a host of events and recreation.

 

Port Dickson has an almost unbroken coastline stretching up to 18km. Its sunny beaches, lined by tall palm trees and shady casuarinas, are washed by the gentle waves of the Straits of Malacca, Teluk Kemang and the Blue Lagoon beaches are popular tourist spots. This charming coastal town has a variety of attractions, from nature-based temptations to historical monuments.

 

Ideal for a wide spectrum of beach activities and water sports like parasailing, canoeing, yachting and speed boat rides. Relaxing spa treatments can be enjoyed at larger resorts. Enjoy a lovely meal of seafood as you watch the sun set against the Straits of Malacca.

 

Port Dickson is located along the coastal road an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. Connect via Singapore with SilkAir to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. SilkAir operates several daily flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur.

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands

Escape to a cool, picturesque getaway! The largest hill resort in the country, situated about four hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur, is a refreshing retreat with majestic hills and undulating valleys. Situated at about 1,524m above sea level, Cameron Highlands is home to sprawling tea plantations, terraced flower gardens, orchards with colourful exotic blooms and lush vegetable farms.

 

Visitors can play a round of golf in the cool weather. Accommodation in Cameron Highlands include charming cottages and chalets reminiscent of the British era.

 

Camreron Highlands is located approximately 150 miles from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and is accessed by road via Tapah in Perak, Gua Musang in Kelantan or Sungai Koyan/Pos Beatu in Pahang. Connect via Singapore with SilkAir to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. SilkAir operates several daily flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur.

Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands

Gear up for round-the-clock entertainment and excitement! Perched some 1,800m above sea level, Genting Highlands is tremendously popular among locals and visitors for its outdoor and indoor theme parks. Enjoy a cable car ride, try out Sky Venture (Asia’s first skydiving simulator), try your luck at the casino, or watch live performances.

 

Easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur via the Karak Highway. It is about 51km northeast of Kuala Lumpur or about an hour’s drive. Daily bus services to Genting are also available from the KL Sentral Station in Kuala Lumpur. Early reservations for accommodation is a must during peak seasons.

Sabah

Sabah

Stunning tropical islands and luxuriant nature makes Sabah the ideal destination for eco-adventures. The state’s most famous icon is the majestic Mount Kinabalu, reputed to be one of the highest in Southeast Asia.

 

The capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu. It is the gateway to eco-adventures such as diving, river cruising, mountain climbing, white-water rafting and caving. Kota Kinabalu was formerly known as Jesselton. Most parts of the city have been reconstructed after World War II and there are only three surviving buildings from the war.

 

Places of interest: Mount Kinabalu (Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site), Poring Hot Springs and Turtle Islands Park on Sandakan island.

 

Connect via Singapore with SilkAir to Kota Kinabalu International Airport, the gateway to Sabah. SilkAir operates daily morning flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu.

Traditional Longhouse Visits

Traditional Longhouse Visits

Longhouses are the traditional dwellings of the natives. These are communal dwellings and many families live in the same longhouse and share their tasks together. A stay at the longhouse offers a chance to experience this interesting way of life.

 

Visitors can stay with the Bidayuh and Iban ethnic group at the Annah Rais Longhouse, Padawan or Iban Longhouse in Batang Ai, Lemanak and Skrang.

 

Traditional Longhouses are located 1.5 to 4 hours drive from Kuching. Connect via Singapore with SilkAir to Kuching International Airport. SilkAir operates 4-times weekly flights from Singapore to Kuching.

Fly via Singapore to Malaysia

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Singapore Airlines has been connecting the United Kingdom with Malaysia via Singapore for more than 45 years. 

Connect via Singapore onto several daily, non-stop flights from London Heathrow and five weekly non-stop flights from Manchester to Malaysia. Singapore to Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi and Penang flights are operated by SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines.

SilkAir is Asia’s most awarded regional airline and offers a full service experience with dedicated Business Class and Economy Class cabins. Like Singapore Airlines, SilkAir operates a young fleet of modern aircraft with an average age of only 4 years and 2 months.

Highlights

*Terms and conditions: the above fares are per person in Economy, Premium Economy or Business and includes the price of the air ticket, as well as associated taxes and surcharges, correct as at 17 May 2017. Fares quoted are available for sale from now to 07 June 2017, for travel out of London Heathrow and Manchester, to Malaysia from 15 May 2017 till 31 December 2017, subject to seat availability. Terms and conditions apply. Note that timings advertised are subject to change. Copy courtesy of Tourism Malaysia, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia.