12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melaka
— 2 nights
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
5
Langkawi
— 3 nights

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Muzium Tentera Darat and Malacca Heritage Centre capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Huskitory and Melaka Straits Mosque. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, take in the exciting artwork at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Melaka trip itinerary maker website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Melaka is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight, subway, and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Melaka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Melaka, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Muzium Tentera Darat
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The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca ©
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca
Muzium Tentera Darat ©
Muzium Tentera Darat

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petronas Twin Towers. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, thenlook for gifts at Happy Creations, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and finally browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Suria KLCC Mall ©
Suria KLCC Mall

1
night
Ipoh

Ipoh ©
The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ipoh itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Ipoh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Funtasy House Trick Art ©
Funtasy House Trick Art
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum
Miniature Wonders Art Gallery ©
Miniature Wonders Art Gallery

2
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
You've now added Colonial Penang Museum to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Wonderfood Museum Penang, thenbrowse the different shops at Queensbay Mall, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our George Town online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ipoh to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Queensbay Mall
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Wonderfood Museum Penang ©
Wonderfood Museum Penang
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Colonial Penang Museum ©
Colonial Penang Museum

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You've now added Zipline to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Batik Village, explore the world behind art at Art In Paradise, thenkick back and relax at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and finally Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi holiday builder tool.

Drive from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Langkawi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach

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