Tour code: 3695MALP
Visit the Malaysian state of Malacca on a private day trip from Singapore. You’ll explore World Heritage–listed Malacca City to see sites like Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia, and Porta de Santiago, a Portuguese fort. Learn about the history of St Paul’s Hill, and enjoy a Malaysian lunch. A private tour offers a more personalized experience with your own guide, who shares information about Malacca’s long and rich history. 

Highlights

  • Guided private tour of Malaysia's most historic city, Malacca
  • Enjoy a Malaysian lunch in Malacca
  • Panoramic views of Malacca from St. Paul's Hill
  • The ancient Chinese Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
  • Visits to handicraft centers (if time permits)
  • Transportation, transfers and English-speaking licensed guide

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Malacca Malaysia Day Trip from Singapore including Lunch

Private Tour: Malacca Malaysia Day Trip from Singapore including Lunch

Your day trip starts with hotel pickup in Singapore by private vehicle for the drive across the Johor Strait and into the country of Malaysia. Your destination is one of Malaysia’s most historical cities, Malacca City, which is the capital of the state of the same name.

With a history that dates back centuries, Malacca has witnessed the rise and fall of several empires over the years, from the Malay Sultanate to European rulers like the Portuguese, Dutch and British. These influences have left behind a multicultural atmosphere and medieval charm. With your private guide, explore the city’s historic landmarks that are part of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Visit St Paul’s Hill, where St Francis Xavier was interned, and see Cheng Hoon Teng, the oldest Chinese temple in the country. You’ll also check out the Portuguese fortress, Porta de Santiago.  A Malaysian lunch is included.

Your day trip ends with the return drive to Singapore for hotel drop-off. 

Customer Reviews

johnmcf Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

What a wonderful day. Both driver and guide went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed ourselves. Their knowledge was excellent and accommodated the majority of our requests. The lunch was also excellent.

Gillian S Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2010

The day trip to Malacca was fabulous. The driver and guide were good, and the guide had a lot of knowledge about Malaysia in general. Lunch was excellent, and the old City of Melaka has incredible architecture, an old mosque, an Indian temple and a Chinese temple. The historic shops are very beautiful and incredibly diverse in style. The ethnic roots of the old city are as intertwined as a banyan tree - well worth visiting.

Christel H

4 star rating: Recommended April 2016

Excellent day trip to Malacca with very knowledgeable guide

ROY T

4 star rating: Recommended April 2015

The tour guide was excellent.Lunch was delightful.The scope of the tour was comprehensive.The cost we payed for the tour was excessive.

Bruce M Finland

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better February 2010

Given the amount of time on the road, there was understandably reduced time for sightseeing. A local guide in Malacca other than the driver who was excellent but had a very long day would have helped to make more use of this time. Lunch would have been more appreciated at a more authentically 'local' restaurant rather than at a big hotel lacking in atmosphere. Given the cost of a private tour, a group option would probably be better value for Viator to promote. I didn't know such a thing was possible, but in Singapore I found that it would have been.

Doug F

1 star rating: I do not recommend this November 2013

The driver talked on the phone most of the way back and the "guide" slept in the front seat on both directions. The food at lunch was great, but the time in the city was so limited that we only marched through for just over 90 minutes.

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