10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Melaka
— 1 night
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:  3 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the striking features of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, then stop by Happy Creations, then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and finally admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, then get a taste of the local shopping with Bukit Bintang, then wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and finally browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. December in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

1
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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Melaka Straits Mosque, see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melaka trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums
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Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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 4th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Funtasy House Trick Art, take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, see the interesting displays at Dream Big World, then get engrossed in the history at Ho Yan Hor Museum, then look for gifts at Guan Heong Biscuit Shop, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can 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 December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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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

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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'll explore and learn at Penang House of Music and Asia Camera Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Wonderfood Museum Penang. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and look for gifts at Jonathanyun Sculptural Jewelry.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town vacation builder app .

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ipoh to George Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Get some cultural insight at Art In Paradise and Batik Village. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tanjung Rhu Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll through Cenang Beach, find something for the whole family at Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In December in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Zipline
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach

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