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Tour description


Tour of Malaysia Series: East-West Traverse

» Part 2: Terengganu to Ipoh

SGD1290

6 Days

530km


Description

Terengganu to Perak (SCT Tour of Malaysia - a 3-part cycling series) is suitable for the enthusiast cyclists who simply want to get out there to ride continuously (much like a multi-day stage races), but in a more relax/cycling-holiday mindset !

SCT has been operating cycling trips throughout Malaysia for almost a decade, taking hundreds and hundreds of cyclists of various levels to cycle all over Malaysia.  Apart from the usual Desaru, Malacca, Frasers, Cameron, Ipoh, Penang.   We also did Thailand to Singapore on 3 occasions previously.

From 2020, we are ready to take our Malaysia cycling to the next level, mainly for the community in Singapore as well around the region.

SCT Tour of Malaysia (East-West Traverse) is Part 2 of the entire Tour of Malaysia (Grand Loop) series.
Part 1: East Coast Route 29Apr-04May2020 (Available)
Part 2: East-West Traverse 06-11Aug2020 (Available)
Part 3: West Coast Route 25-30Dec2020 (Available)

This 2nd series Tour of Malaysia (East-West Traverse) is the MOST DEMANDING part of the entire series.  You need to cross over the main spine of the Tittiwangsa mountain ranges, climbing up to an altitude in excess of 1000m.  

You will start in Terengganu on the east and finish the ride in Ipoh on the west coast, from Stage 06-09.


Highlights

Our SCT-trained SSVs (Support-Sweeper Vehicles) with escort the peleton closely throughout the entire expedition, providing daily-luggage transfers, route leadership and markers, amenities (cold isotonics/water/nutritients), photo-taking of our cyclists.
Our SSVs is an overall safety vehicle for the group in case of inclement weather/emergencies, especially in this east-west traverse route as you are crossing the highlands where amenities are scarce.

You can be ASSURED with a PEACE OF MIND when you join our fully-supported cycling trips.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:
1) Almost traffic lights-free cycling routes
2) Cycle across the central spine of Tittiwangsa mountain ranges
3) Visiting the Malaysian states of Kuala Terengganu & Kelantan 
4) visting the Malaysia-Thailand border
5) 2nd series of our overall Tour of Malaysia (Grand Loop)


Information

06-11Aug2020 (Pending COVID-19 situational review)

29Mar-03Apr2021 (Available)

Event Grade: 4+/5
Cycling Distance: 530km (est.)
Cycling Pace: 20-25km/hr (or at your own pace)
Total ascent: 6300m

COST:
SGD1290/pax (twin-share, min. 6pax to go)
Single supplement: SGD320

Includes:

1) 5 nights acommodation in hotels (arrive to Tanjong Jara Resort Hotel)

2) Transport:  Direct minibus land transfers SG-Terengganu & back from Ipoh-SG with your bike

3) Full-board: 15 meals (5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners - welcome & celebration dinner)

4) 1x SSV support vehicle during cycling: Support-Sweeper Vehicles (SSVs) to carry your luggage; experienced tour leader; bike mechanic with common tools & equipment; cold water/isotonic drinks/nutritient during cycling; 

5) 1x cycle leader (if more than 6pax)

6) Detailed Pre-Departure Briefing & trip preparation

(*cyclists who finish the entire Grand Loop within 2 years will be awarded our Tour of Malaysia special edition jersey & finisher medal)
  Bikes : Bring Own Bike (Recommended road/hybrid bike)
 OR we have quality road bikes available for rental 
 (Polygon C6 Disc Full Carbon / S3 Alux / Trek Domane 2.5)

>>>>> HOW TO SIGN UP TRIP <<<<< 

1) After RSVP GOING, Follow up to Complete the sign up using the Trip Online Booking Form >>>>> http://bit.ly/SingaporeCyclingTours

2) We will reply you with a CONFIRMATION along with payment details once we have received the above 

Registration opens!
Sign up by: 3 weeks before departure
(Or till seats on ferry/transport filled up)


Detailed itinerary

Tour of Malaysia Series (Part 2) - EAST-WEST TRAVERSE

(* details will be shared via private event Whatsapp for those registered)

Day01 - SG / Arrive to Terengganu 
Meet & Greet at our starting point at the same luxury resort in Terengganu.  Event briefing & welcome dinner.
Day02 Stage06 - Start point resort / Kuala Terengganu (70km)
Event flag-off at resort.  Today we take things alittle easy as a warm-up so you can have more time to rest in the morning.
Day03 Stage07 - K. Terengganu / Kelantan (150km)
Day04 Stage08 - Kelantan / Gerik (172km)
Day05 Stage09 - Gerik / Ipoh (140km)

Cycling ends.  Celebration dinner hosted in Ipoh by SCT & our hotel partner.
Day06 - Departure back to SG (8hrs drive)
Load up our chartered transport for your transfer direct back to Singapore (or own departure)


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