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1n A'famosa Malacca & 2n Kuala Lumpur Tour

Country: Malaysia
City: Kuala Lumpur
Duration: 4 Day(s) - 3 Night(s)
Tour Category: Adventure Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

1N A'Famosa Malacca & 2N Kuala Lumpur Tour

Day 01: Arrival in Kuala Lumpur

Upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur Airport, transfer to A'Famosa Resort Malacca

Evening visit Old West Cowboy Town with carnival show (included)

Overnight : A'Famosa Resort Malacca (4* hotel)

Day 02: A'Famosa

Hotel breakfast

Morning, you may visit A'Famosa Outlet for shopping by shuttle services (arrange with hotel staff on your own).

1200 noon check out / transfer from A'Famosa to Kuala Lumpur / includes 3 hrs Kuala Lumpur city tour. After the tour, transfer to Hotel

Overnight: Citin Seacare Hotel Kuala Lumpur (3* city hotel)

Day 03: Batu Caves

Hotel breakfast

0900 hrs Genting Highlands day tour includes 01-way cable car ticket and stopover Batu Caves (8 hrs tour)

Overnight: Citin Seacare Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Day 04: Departure

Hotel breakfast

1200 noon check out / transfer from the hotel to Kuala Lumpur Airport

=== End of Tour ===

Mini 4 pax per booking

All taxes included except Tourism Tax MYR 10 per room per night to be paid upon check-in

All transfers & tours by 01 private licensed tour van with English Speaking Drivers.

Explore More About A'Famosa Fortress:

A Famosa, or "The Famous" in Portuguese, is one of the oldest surviving remnants of European architecture in Asia. Once part of a mighty fortress, this tiny gate (called the Porta de Santiago) is all that history has spared.

In 1511 a Portuguese fleet arrived under the command of Alfonso de Albequerque. His forces attacked and successfully defeated the armies of the native Sultanate. Moving quickly to consolidate his gains, Albequerque had the fortress built around a natural hill near the sea. Albuquerque believed that Melaka would become an important port linking Portugal to the spice trade from China. At his time other Portuguese were establishing outposts in such places as Macau, China, and Goa, India in order to create a string of friendly ports for ships heading to China and returning home to Portugal.

The fortress once consisted of long ramparts and four major towers. One was a four-story keep, while the others held an ammunition storage room, the residence of the captain, and an officers' quarters.

As the plan below shows, most of the village clustered in townhouses inside the fortress walls. As Melaka's population expanded it outgrew the original fort and extensions were added around 1586. Throughout this time, the walls of the fort repeatedly withstood large attacks by native elements.

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