13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Ankara
bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
5
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  18​h 15​min
End: Ankara

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Happy Creations. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, Head underground at Batu Caves, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

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Ankara, Turkey to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Malaysia Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Ankara in February, expect Kuala Lumpur to be much warmer, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, then don't miss a visit to River Walk, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Melaka Straits Mosque, then examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then see the interesting displays at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Melaka trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Melaka are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, then explore the galleries of Funtasy House Trick Art, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ipoh trip planner .

You can drive from Melaka to Ipoh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Ipoh, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Parks Shopping
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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Street Art in George Town, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple, and examine the collection at Penang House of Music.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town journey planner .

Traveling by car from Ipoh to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Ipoh to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February in George Town, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Street Art in George Town ©
Street Art in George Town

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the world behind art at Art In Paradise, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjung Rhu Beach. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then stroll through Cenang Beach.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Zipline
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

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