A historic walk through time
The charming town of Malacca is just like an ancient wharf anchored with many historic ships whose numerous and valuable holds, even till today, are filled with exciting cultural cargoes and surprises preserved after almost six centuries of existence. In short, a living heritage.
Historic Malacca, like a magic word, is known world over, but many people do not know that we have maintained the exotic flavour the term implies- unique architecture, varied cuisine and a melting pot of culture.
Come and enjoy this 'time-tunnel' and you shall leave with unforgettable memories. It is a city not to be missed.
Pickup at Malacca Port and a short drive to the city by car.
The walk will commence from where it all started-The Malacca River.
After the Malacca River, visit the
-The Stadhuys or Dutch Complex which includes the Christ Church, Queen Victoria Coronation Fountain and Tan Beng Swee Clocktower.
-Walk up to St Paul's Hill and then down to Porta De Santiago which is the ruins of the Portugese A Famosa fort.
-Photostop at Malacca Sultanate Museum
-Independence Memorial and Proclamation Spot of Independence
-Harmony Street(places of worship of major religions)
You will then have the option to either visit the Baba Nyonya Museum to experience the culture and heritage of the Baba Nyonya community OR experience the Malacca River Cruise along the Malacca River commonly dubbed as the 'Venice of the East'.
You can then decide to have a local lunch.
A drive back to the Malacca Port an hour before cruise ship departure.
The tour shall be tailored to suit the time allowance and interests.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Malacca cruise port of arrival. Please do inform of your port of arrival as there are two ports in Malacca. Either Parameswara Jetty or Marina Jetty.
End location: Malacca cruise port. Either Parameswara Jetty or Marina Jetty.
Duration: 5 hours
The tour duration is 5 hours and might change subject to weather and delayed arrival at the port.
There will be transport provided for the trip from the port to the city and back. My A/C car will be able to fit 4 people as it is a short drive. There will be extra charges for more than 4 people as I would require additional vehicle. The tour will be mostly on foot.
-Entrance into either Baba Nyonya Museum or Malacca River Cruise.
-Complimentary one bottle of mineral water each.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 MYR - Lunch and other miscellaneous items.
The following are optional:-
-Entrance to Stadhuys Museum