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Education Tourism Culture (ETC) Discovery

Embark on educational journeys fusing culture and tourism
across Malaysia’s vibrant North-South regions, tailored for youth and students.

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Education • Tourism • Culture

Discover Malaysia’s education, tourism, and culture through ETC Discovery, a dynamic program for global students and youth. With two distinct routes spanning seven enlightening days, you’ll explore the rich tapestry of northern and southern Malaysia. Our mission is to inspire and enrich lives worldwide by offering immersive experiences and impactful learning, creating a deeper connection to Malaysia’s diverse heritage.

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Program start from 01 December 2023

North ETC Discovery

Kuala Lumpur to Penang/Alor Setar
Nibong Tebal Current Weather



Embark on a captivating 8-day educational expedition tailored for youth and student organizations. Begin in the modern city of Putrajaya, admiring its architectural wonders. Traverse to Taiping via the North-South highway, engaging in environmental education and cultural experiences. Dive deep into nature with boat tours of mangrove forests, followed by a homestay in Northern Peninsular Malaysia. Immerse in hands-on mangrove conservation in Penang and explore its cultural diversity. Visit tranquil Pulau Aman before returning to Kuala Lumpur. Conclude with a full day in the capital, brimming with iconic landmarks. Depart enriched with cultural insights and memories to cherish


Day 1:Kuala Lumpur - Putrajaya

Your educational adventure begins as you touch down at KLIA and proceed to the modern city of Putrajaya. This meticulously planned administrative capital of Malaysia showcases impressive modern architecture set against lush green landscapes. Explore the city’s iconic landmarks, which serve as a testament to the nation’s vision and development.

Day 2:Putrajaya to Taiping

Embark on a scenic road trip to Taiping via the North-South highway. Your first stop is the ‘Mangroves Forest Eco Learning Center,’ where you’ll dive into environmental education and discover the significance of mangrove ecosystems. Continue your journey with a visit to a local charcoal factory, gaining insights into traditional industries. As the sun sets, experience the enchantment of the Taiping Night Zoo.

Day 3:Taiping - Northern Peninsular

Today, your adventure takes you deeper into the heart of nature. Set sail on a boat to explore the unique mangrove forests, observing their vital role in coastal ecosystems. Depart for Northern Peninsular Malaysia, where a heartwarming ‘Homestay’ program awaits. Experience genuine Malaysian hospitality as you are warmly welcomed by your host family. This cultural exchange promises an authentic and enriching experience.

Day 4:Homestay Village - Penang

Immerse yourself in educational activities, including mangrove conservation initiatives and replanting, contributing to the preservation of these vital ecosystems. Your journey continues to the captivating Penang Island via the iconic Penang Bridge, where you’ll be greeted by the island’s rich cultural and historical tapestry.

Day 5:Discovering Penang

Dedicate a full day to exploring the diverse attractions of Penang Island. From its historical sites, such as George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage zone, to its vibrant street art and culinary delights, Penang offers a multifaceted experience that enriches your understanding of Malaysia’s cultural diversity.

Day 6:Penang - Pulau Aman - Kuala Lumpur

Venture to Pulau Aman, a tranquil island renowned for its picturesque landscapes and traditional fishing villages. Explore the island’s natural beauty, interact with its friendly residents, and gain insights into their traditional way of life. Later, return to Kuala Lumpur via the North-South highway, reflecting on the rich experiences you’ve accumulated.

Day 7:Kuala Lumpur Exploration

Embark on a full day of discovery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s bustling capital city. Visit renowned landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and the Batu Caves. Immerse yourself in the city’s cultural heritage, explore its vibrant markets, and savor its culinary diversity.

Day 8:Departure from Kuala Lumpur

Bid farewell to Malaysia as you depart from Kuala Lumpur’s KLIA Airport, carrying with you a treasure trove of experiences and knowledge gained during your educational expedition. Your journey through Malaysia has provided valuable insights into its culture, history, and environment, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Program start from 01 December 2023

South ETC Discovery

Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bharu/Melaka
Tanjung Piai Current Weather



Embark on an enriching 8-day journey through Malaysia, perfectly curated for youth and student organizations. Your adventure begins in Putrajaya, where modernity meets tradition. Explore historic Melaka’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, engage in a cultural exchange in Pontian, and partake in eco-adventures at Tanjong Piai National Park. Discover Muar’s heritage, indulge in local crafts in Rembau, and explore Kuala Pilah’s historical significance. Return to the vibrant Kuala Lumpur for a full day of iconic landmarks. This immersive experience offers a well-rounded view of Malaysia’s culture, nature, and history, leaving you with cherished memories and profound insights.


Day 1: Arrival in Malaysia - Putrajaya

Welcome to Malaysia! Your exciting journey begins as your flight touches down at KL International Airport. You’ll be transferred to the modern city of Putrajaya, Malaysia’s administrative heart. Get settled in your accommodation and take a moment to appreciate the city’s unique architecture. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

Day 2::Exploring Putrajaya and Heading to Melaka

Today, you’ll explore Putrajaya, known for its impressive government buildings, lush parks, and stunning lakes. The city’s modernity blends seamlessly with its natural beauty. After a morning of sightseeing, you’ll depart for the historic city of Melaka, a UNESCO World Heritage site. As the sun sets, hop on a Melaka River cruise to soak in the city’s charm. The night comes alive on Jonker Street, where you can savor local treats and shop for souvenirs.

Day 3:Melaka's Rich Heritage and Warm Welcome in Pontian

Get ready for a day of discovery in Melaka as you explore Banda Hilir, Dutch Square, and the iconic A’Famosa fortress. In the afternoon, you’ll say goodbye to Melaka and head to Pontian, where a traditional Malaysian welcome awaits you from your host family. It’s a night of cultural exchange and learning.

Day 4:Eco-Adventure in Tanjong Piai and Journey to Johor Bharu

Today’s adventure takes you to Tanjong Piai National Park for a hands-on mangrove tree planting activity. Discover the importance of mangrove conservation and visit the pineapple museum before continuing your journey to Johor Bharu, the southern gateway to Peninsular Malaysia.

Day 6:Discovering Muar and Continuing to Seremban

Explore Seremban’s charm as you visit the districts of Rembau and Kuala Pilah, delving into local culture and traditions. Afterward, return to the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur via the North-South highway.

Day 7:Full Day in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is your playground today! Visit iconic landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and the Batu Caves. Immerse yourself in the city’s diverse culture, relishing its culinary delights. It’s a day filled with modernity and tradition.

Day 8:Departure from Kuala Lumpur

Your unforgettable Malaysian journey wraps up as you depart from Kuala Lumpur, heading to KL International Airport for your flight home. With cherished memories of your Malaysian adventure, you bid adieu to this enchanting land, enriched by the experiences you’ve gained.

What to Offer

8 Days 6 Nights

Main Info

  • Group Size4 - 40 people
  • Type of Room2 Single Bed
  • ProgramsHomestay and Education
  • Price per personFrom USD 895 - USD 1,595
  • Booking DateAt least 30 Days before travel date

What's Include

  • Hotel and Homestay6 Night
  • TransportationAs mention in Itinerary
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Entrance feeAll included
  • Tour LeaderFor entire itinerary


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    Hotel Selection Policy

    All hotel selection is hand picked by Hydramas Travel & Tours. We ensure that we will give the best ETC Discovery for you

    Homestay Policy

    All homestay selection is hand picked by Hydramas Travel & Tours. We ensure that we will give the ETC Discovery for you.

    Health Condition Policy

    ETC Discovery is not recommended for pregnant women, persons with disabilities, or people with serious medical conditions

    Cancellation policy

    Non – refundable will be issued for any cancellations after payment.

    Reschedule Policy

    Please advice us 3 days after full payment is been made. We try will rearrange the ETC Discovery based on hotel availability

    Weather Policy

    All ETC Discovery take place as scheduled (including in heavy rain) except under a Red Warning issued by the related government agency. The schedule is subject to change depending on traffic and weather conditions on your activity date

    Add on & Payment

    Is flight included?

    No. ETC Discovery is NOT include return air flight ticket.

    Can I add additional nights for arrival day?

    Yes. You can add on and arrange the additional nights for you

    Do you have half day tours?

    No. We don’t provided half day tours

    Can I pay using Credit Card?

    Yes. All payment go thru credit card online payment inside the invoice issue by Hydramas

    I would like to make refund?

    Please refer to our ETC Discovery policy above. If you want to reschedule your ETC Discovery, please contact HERE for further assistant.

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