19 days in Malaysia Itinerary

19 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
3
Melaka
— 1 night
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
5
Kuching
— 3 nights
6
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
7
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Langkawi tour itinerary maker tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Langkawi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Langkawi. Traveling from Bangkok in August, you will find days in Langkawi are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Go for a jaunt from George Town to Teluk Bahang to see Escape Theme Park about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, see the interesting displays at The Camera Museum, and admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the George Town holiday planner.

You can drive from Langkawi to George Town in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. In August in George Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tanjung Bungah, Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
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Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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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 11th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, don't miss a visit to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, thenexplore the activities along Malacca River, thenadmire the striking features of Stadthuys, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melaka online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from George Town to Melaka in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Nature Shopping
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, get engrossed in the history at National Museum, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kuala Lumpur vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Wildlife Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lord Murugan Statue, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Bako National Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, snap pictures at Darul Hana Bridge, examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kuching day trip site.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
On the 18th (Tue), Head underground at Deer Cave and then snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Clearwater / Wind Show Caves and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves

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Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu ©
A holiday in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital and main gateway town, offers access to urban areas boasting a diverse and rapidly evolving set of malls, bars, and quality restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
On the 20th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Marlin Statue, step off the mainland to explore Sapi Island, head off the coast to Manukan Island, thenstep off the mainland to explore Mamutik Island, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Mount Kinabalu National Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kinabalu Park, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu, and finally head off the coast to Dinawan Island.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sabah
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Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Climbing Tours
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park

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