13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Langkawi
— 2 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
3
Melaka
— 1 night
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
5
Kuching
— 2 nights
6
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
7
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights

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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 12th (Tue): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then make a trip to De'zone. Here are some ideas for day two: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Langkawi trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Langkawi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Langkawi hover around 37°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

1
night
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our George Town trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Langkawi to George Town takes 3.5 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. In May, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stop by Sixty 3 Heritage, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, explore the activities along Malacca River, then admire the striking features of Stadthuys, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Melaka trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from George Town to Melaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Melaka, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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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 16th (Sat): admire the striking features of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, walk around KLCC Park, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and then stroll around KL Bird Park.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur online trip planner.

Getting from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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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 18th (Mon): examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park, and then admire the landmark architecture of Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, take in nature's colorful creations at Pitcher Plants Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuching travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching takes 4.5 hours. May in Kuching sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the views from Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Deer Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 3.5 hours. In May in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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nights
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 22nd (Fri), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then head off the coast to Manukan Island.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu holiday maker tool.

Fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam ©
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam

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