10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Surabaya, Indonesia
Fly:  4 h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  5 h 30 min
2
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2 h
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Melaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Surabaya, Indonesia

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip builder website .

Surabaya, Indonesia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Surabaya to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, Putra Mosque, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
Highlights from your plan
Suria KLCC Mall ©
Suria KLCC Mall
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
National Mosque (Masjid Negara) ©
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, then stop by Universal Diver, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian Besar by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Besar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and finally Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Langkawi online tour planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Langkawi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach

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.
You'll explore and learn at Penang House of Music and Asia Camera Museum. Get outdoors at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and The Habitat Penang Hill. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza, examine the collection at Colonial Penang Museum, and don't miss a visit to Cannon Street.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town online itinerary maker .

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Queensbay Mall
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Sultan Idris Shah Ke II Ipoh, take an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, browse the exhibits of Funtasy House Trick Art, then get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Concubine Lane.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ipoh road trip planner.

Traveling by car from George Town to Ipoh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Ipoh due to the time zone difference. January in Ipoh sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Ipoh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Funtasy House Trick Art ©
Funtasy House Trick Art
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum

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 4th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary, make a trip to River Walk, don't miss a visit to Melaka Straits Mosque, then examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Time Machine Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Malacca Heritage Centre, and then examine the collection at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum).

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melaka trip website .

Traveling by car from Ipoh to Melaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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