Malaysia is well-known for its melting pot of cultures, the mix of cultural influences, the result of centuries of immigration and trade with the outside world. On the road trip, you will get to explore the land of surprising contradictions, from its bustling metropolis to its peaceful and laidback countryside. The Nomad Motorcycle Adventure features some of the best riding roads in Malaysia. You will not only ride the most scenic roads in the country but discover the tropical vastness and beauty of this amazing country from your motorcycle seat. Curves, forests, and highway riding, now that is a motorcycle holiday!
Bike: rental (Benelli TRK 502)
Terrain: mix of asphalt and off-road
Mileage: 670 kilometers / 416 miles
Daily rides: 190 to 270 kilometers / 118 miles to 168 miles
Riding gear: included: helmet, helmet intercom, jacket, and gloves
During this motorcycle tour, you will spend two nights in three or four-star hotels based on a twin room.
Doze off in Fraser’s Hill on night one.
Have a well-earned rest in Taman Negara on night two.
The motorcycle tour features all paved roads with high elevation changes. There will be a mix of mountain roads, back roads, and highways. Curves are order of the day. An approximate distance of 670 kilometers will be covered on the tour.
Day 1: Kuala Lumpur to Fraser’s Hill (190 kilometers / 118 miles)
The first stretch will lead you out of the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur towards open highways, followed by a climb up towards Genting Highlands and Fraser’s Hill on some of the best twisties the country has on offer. The first day will see you ascend to 6,100 feet, followed by a descent to sea level and again followed by an ascent to 5,000 feet. The highlands are famous for their strawberries and nature trails, all of which is on the itinerary!
Day 2: Fraser’s Hill to Taman Negara (210 kilometers / 13 miles)
You will leave the highlands after breakfast and head from 5,000 feet back to sea level. You will be riding to the world’s oldest rainforest through a mix of curvy mountain roads and highways. You will have lunch at one of the floating restaurants in Taman Negara. Following which, you will take a speedboat ride upstream through the rapids to go see the aborigines of Malaysia. At night, you will go for a jungle trek into the rainforest and the next day, to a canopy walk.
Day 3: Taman Negara to Kuala Lumpur (270 kilometers / 168 miles)
It will be time for the last stretch of tarmac with Nomad Motorcycle Adventures. The ride back from Taman Negara to Kuala Lumpur will be a scenic route which has a mix of back roads and highways. As always, all good things come to an end and so it will be time to fly back home. You will carry an experience of a lifetime with you. Not many people will have seen the places you visit, let alone from the seat of a motorcycle!
can ride for three to four hours
average riding experience
little assistance required
comfortable with extreme curves and leans
average experience with unsurfaced roads
steep ascents and descents
This motorcycle tour will take place in the Genting Highland, Fraser’s Hill, and Taman Negara in Malaysia. The tour will start and end in Kuala Lumpur.