11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night
2
Kuching
— 2 nights
3
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
4
Melaka
— 1 day
5
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
6
Langkawi
— 2 nights

1
night
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 8th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu online trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kota Kinabalu. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April: highs in Kota Kinabalu hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Brooke Gallery and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Kuching Esplanade and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuching vacation planning website.

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kuching in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Kuching

Adventure Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Brooke Gallery
The Brooke Gallery

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 11th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, look for gifts at Universal Diver, thenkick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Besar journey planner.

Fly from Kuching to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In April, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Besar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

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

1
day
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 12th (Sun): stroll around Jonker Walk World Heritage Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, and finally make a trip to Melaka Straits Mosque.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melaka attractions planner.

Fly from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Melaka in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Melaka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church

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.
Escape the urban bustle at The Habitat Penang Hill and Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang). Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Kapitan Keling Mosque will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng), examine the collection at Wonderfood Museum Penang, don't miss a visit to Choo Chay Keong Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our George Town travel route planner.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melaka to George Town due to the time zone difference. April in George Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
The Habitat Penang Hill ©
The Habitat Penang Hill
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): don't miss a visit to De'zone, thenexplore the world behind art at Art In Paradise, thenkick back and relax at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Rhu Beach. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tengah Beach, thenhead off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Langkawi trip tool.

Traveling by taxi from George Town to Langkawi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Tengah Beach ©
Tengah Beach

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