31 days in Malaysia Itinerary

31 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
3
Kuching
— 3 nights
4
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
5
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
6
Kundasang
— 2 nights
7
Pulau Tioman
— 2 nights
8
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
9
Melaka
— 3 nights
10
Kuala Lumpur
— 6 nights

3
nights
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: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach, and stroll through Cenang Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi travel route planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Langkawi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Langkawi is 7 hours. In August, Langkawi is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Zipline

4
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.
Step out of George Town to go to Teluk Bahang and see Escape Theme Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, admire the masterpieces at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town online day trip planner.

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural, Escape Theme Park
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

3
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Bako National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, and don't miss a visit to Kuching Esplanade.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kuching, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Kuching takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In August in Kuching, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

2
nights
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 13th (Thu), push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave and then snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gunung Mulu National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park takes 3.5 hours. In August in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Outdoors Nature Wildlife
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

3
nights
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.
Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. There's still lots to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get outside with Raja Laut Kota Kinabalu Cruise.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu journey planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kundasang.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Climbing Tours
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park ©
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

2
nights
Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
On the 18th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu and then explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kundasang road trip planning app.

Getting from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang by car takes about 2 hours. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Kundasang

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sabah
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Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park

2
nights
Pulau Tioman

Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get outside with Monkey Bay, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then step off the mainland to explore Renggis Island. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Tioman Island Golf Club and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panuba Beach.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Pulau Tioman trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kundasang to Pulau Tioman. In August, daytime highs in Pulau Tioman are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Renggis Island ©
Renggis Island
Monkey Bay ©
Monkey Bay

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Pulau Tioman to Johor Bahru in 6 hours. In August in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

3
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Melaka is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Melaka Straits Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melaka trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Johor Bahru to Melaka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Melaka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

6
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: stroll through Batu Caves, walk around KLCC Park, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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