Faces of
Malaysia
Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Panorama Divers

address: Panorama Chalet, Kg Pulau Perhentian, Kuala Besut, 22300 Terengganu, Malaysia - Email: panoramadiver@hotmail.com
Panorama-Diver-Pulau-Perhentian.jpg, Dive shop at Long Beach on Pulau Perhentian Kecil offering dive courses and snorkel trips. Panorama also has accommodation options and a restaurant.
Dive shop at Long Beach on Pulau Perhentian Kecil offering dive courses and snorkel trips. Panorama also has accommodation options and a restaurant.

Accommodation
Panorama also offers accommodation. For more information on Panorama Chalets click here.


Open Water Course and Room Package
5 Days 4 Nights

  Single Twin
fan room RM1150 RM1050
fan room with shared bathroom RM1010 RM980
a/c room RM1200 RM1100
a/c room with shared bathroom RM1050

RM1000

 

package includes:

  • 4 nights of accommodation
  • all diving equipment
  • free panorama diver t-shirt
  • free internet

for return boat transfer (Kuala Besut - Long Beach - Kuala Besut) add-on RM60 per person.


for more snorkel and dive room package options click here

Links:

Panorama Diver website
facebook page


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Hotels in Perhentian Islands

Chempaka Chalets

Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Coral View Island Resort

Resort on the big island strategically located between 2 beaches

Attractions

Coral Bay (Teluk Aur), Perhentian Islands

beach on the small Island, more relaxed and quite with excellent snorkel and dive spots and great sun sets

Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Islands

The small (=kecil) island. With plenty of low-priced accommodation the island is a backpackers favorite and can get quite crowded at peak season on Long Beach.

Attractions

Ampang Lookout Point, Kuala Lumpur

TheLookout point along on the hills of Ampan at the eastern edge of the city offers a magnificent views over the entire city with a few roadside food stalls after the closure of the former restaurant and lookout area.

Singapore River, Singapore

The mouth of the Singapore River was the old Port of Singapore. It houses many of Singapore′s top historical and cultural attractions and nightlife. Famous spots: Boat Quay, Clark Quay, The Merlion, Fullerton Hotel