11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  7 h
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Colombo

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Pasir Tengkorak Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Langkawi visit planner .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Langkawi is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to Langkawi is 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Langkawi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Penang House of Music and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Get in touch with nature at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and The Habitat Penang Hill. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza, and examine the collection at Wonderfood Museum Penang.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read George Town online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Funtasy House Trick Art, get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, see the interesting displays at Dream Big World, get engrossed in the history at Ho Yan Hor Museum, then stop by Guan Heong Biscuit Shop, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ipoh trip planner .

You can drive from George Town to Ipoh in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Ipoh is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Melaka.

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

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 26th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Melaka Straits Mosque, don't miss a visit to River Walk, examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Malacca Heritage Centre, look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage, then take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then view the masterpieces at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum).

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Melaka tour builder tool .

You can drive from Ipoh to Melaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Melaka sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca ©
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, look for gifts at Happy Creations, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batu Caves, and finally don't miss a visit to KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Suria KLCC Mall, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, then take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, and finally wander the streets of Chinatown.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque ©

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