School Geography Trips to Singapore & Malaysia
Where futuristic cities neighbour tropical rainforests
A fusion of tucked-away temples, cloud-grazing skyscrapers and the greenest spaces you’ve ever seen, Singapore and Malaysia are anything but ordinary. Embark on an adventure that will send your spirits soaring higher than the highlands, where you’ll experience the diversity of landscapes, culture, people and food, Asian style.
Where wonder blooms, Singapore is becoming more and more green, filling its urban spaces with lush flora to fulfil its ‘City in a Garden’ dream. Whilst over in Malaysia, amongst the futuristic architecture of Kuala Lumpur lies a country steeped in misty tea plantations, cool highland hideaways and age-old jungles. As you explore, you’ll study the struggle to balance the drive for economic development with the need for environmental conservation.
Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Flight to Singapore
Arrive for guided tour and Singapore Flyer Observation Wheel
Visit the Marina Barrage & Sustainable Singapore Gallery
Urban Redevelopment Authority City Gallery and Marina Bay Sands Observation Deck
Visit Gardens by the Bay and Clarke Quay
Housing Development Board Gallery
Travel to Melaka
Guided city tour and Jonker Street Market
Travel to Kuala Lumpur
Guided city tour including Petronas Towers and Skybridge
Travel to Ipoh via Lata Kinjang Waterfall and Gua Tempurung Caves
Guided city tour and street art trail
Travel to Cameron Highlands for guided visit of Sunlight Flowers Farm
4×4 adventure to tea plantation with guided tour and forest trek
Visit Ulu Jelai HEP Project
Travel to Taman Negara
Jungle night walk
World’s longest canopy walk
Boat trip to Lata Berkoh and river swim
Travel to Kuala Lumpur via Tekam Plantation for guided walk
Souvenir shopping at Petaling Street
Orang Asli Museum and Batu Caves
Optional visit to either KL Bird Park & Lake Gardens, Menara Tower, Central Market or Pavilion KL Shopping Mall
Putrajaya guided tour
Based on 12 day, 10 night tour for 30 passengers (+3 free places) travelling June 2019. Subject to availability.
- Return flights from UK to Singapore/Malaysia
- Return airport transfers in resort
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- Full board accommodation
- Travel insurance
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Field Study Tutor
- Marina Barrage & Sustainable Gallery
- Marina Bay Sands Skypark & Observation Deck
- Gardens by the Bay
- Housing & Development Board
- Cameron Highlands 4WD Tour & Flower Farm
- Kuala Lumpur City Tour
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Popular places to stay in Singapore and Malaysia
- Stylish boutique hotel located at the heart of Ipoh City
- Close proximity to entertainment and cultural and historical hotspots
- Quad and twin bed rooms (may include bed shares)
- Rooftop bar
- Restaurant (MUnch)
- Rooftop bar (MU bar)
- Enjoy the views with a drink on the rooftop bar
- Tuck into a delicious meal at the restaurant
- Venture into Ipoh City for some sightseeing
- Low-rise, tudor-style boutique hotel located in Tanah Rata
- Surrounded by sculpted gardens set within a tropical rainforest
- 8 minute walk to the town of Tanah Rata
- Inter-connecting rooms available
- Internet access (deluxe rooms)
- Rainforest Coffee House
- Vintage Lounge Bar
- Mini library
- Board games
- Children’s playground
- Internet access (deluxe rooms)
- Grab a hot drink in the Rainforest Coffee House
- Relax with a drink in the Vintage Lounge Bar
- Delve into a good book in the mini library
- Work up a sweat in the gym
- Stroll into the town of Tanah Rata
Excursions in Singapore and Malaysia
Explore the unique and rugged landscapes
Our popular excursions
There’s so much more to explore…
Perfect for KS4 and KS5 (or equivalent)
- Changing Places
- Climate Change
- Ecosystems & Biodiversity
- Geographical Skills
- Globalisation & Global Systems
- Natural Hazards
- Resource Management
- River Systems & Landscapes
- Rocks, Weathering & Soil
- Rural Environments
- Urban Environments
- Water & Carbon Cycles
- Weather & Climate
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From expert Field Study Tutors to our award-winning study resources, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
What would happen if our flights are delayed or cancelled?
In the event that your flights are cancelled or delayed by the airline, then the airline will offer us an alternative flight for your group and payment under the delayed departure section of your insurance would be applicable. EU airlines and carriers are subject to the EU Directive regulation 216/2004. Insurance policies do cover delayed flights and in the first instance party leaders would need to call the insurance company for further details.
For groups travelling with our insurance (provided by Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd) we would be able to call on your behalf. Delayed cover through Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd entitles each person to claim up to £100, dependent on the length of delay, which can then be used to offset any additional expenses that may have been incurred.
We will offer your group continued support via our 24-hour emergency phone; we will liaise with our contacts at the relevant airline and accommodation centres, if necessary, and continue to communicate with you throughout until your flight departs.
Is all of your accommodation audited in advance?
Yes, all of our accommodation is audited prior to us offering it to a group. The criterion of these audits is governed by the School Travel Forum (STF). It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. However, we require our accommodation to meet our standards as a minimum. We work with the hotels and agents to endeavour to ensure that our standards are met.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
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