Join a private guide for a personalized tour of Malacca on this full-day trip. Learn about the former Portuguese, Dutch and British colony during the 2-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. You’ll have lunch and explore Chinese and Hindu buildings in the World Heritage–listed town located on the Straits of Malacca. Round-trip transport is provided by private minivan from your hotel.
Start your private day trip with hotel pickup in Kuala Lumpur and depart for the approximate 2-hour drive to Malacca. On arrival, you first stop is the 16th-century St Paul's Church, the oldest of its kind in Malaysia.
After a quick stop at the open tomb of St Francis Xavier, your guide takes you to visit the Stadthuys in Red Square. Learn about the former Dutch administrative capital before stopping at Christ Church, built in the 18th century.
Get a look at the Malacca River en route to Chinatown’s Harmony Street, named for its convergence of temples and mosques. Visit Sri Poyatha Moorthi, Malaysia’s oldest Hindu temple, then step foot inside the Malacca Chinese Mosque and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.
Sample a variety of local foods and browse the shops along Chinatown’s main street. You'll finish your full-day tour of Malacca highlights at a preserved 18th-century Dutch residential house on Heeren Street. Afterward, you’re transported back to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.