15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Taxi:  2 h
3
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Melaka
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Brisbane

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 21st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, view the masterpieces at 22 Hale Street, thenget engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, thentake an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Funtasy House Trick Art.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Ipoh trip itinerary builder tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Ipoh is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in November, with highs in Ipoh at 37°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Parks
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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
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Kapitan Keling Mosque. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Queensbay Mall and Wonderfood Museum Penang. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, and explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang).

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our George Town road trip site.

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ipoh to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), Queensbay Mall, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram

3
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Cenang Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Art In Paradise. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and explore the wide array of goods at Idaman Suri.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planning tool.

You can drive from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Zipline
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for gifts at Universal Diver, tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Besar holiday builder tool.

Fly from Langkawi to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, car, and bus. In November, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Besar are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Shopping Parks
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

3
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 Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque and Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Suria KLCC Mall and Central Market Kuala Lumpur. There's much more to do: Head underground at Batu Caves, take a stroll through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, admire the local landmark of Pavilion Crystal Fountain, and look for gifts at Happy Creations.

Make your Kuala Lumpur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Kuala Lumpur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Suria KLCC Mall ©
Suria KLCC Mall

3
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage, get engrossed in the history at Malacca Heritage Centre, thenmake a trip to River Walk, and finally view the masterpieces at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Melaka Straits Mosque, see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, thentake an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December in Melaka, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca ©
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque

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