13 days in Singapore & Malaysia Itinerary

13 days in Singapore & Malaysia Itinerary

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13 days in Singapore & Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
Subway + Bus:  1​h
2
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  5​h 45​min
3
Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Bus:  9​h 30​min
4
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

1
night
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Singapore trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Singapore Time (SGT) is minus 2 hours. In December, Singapore is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Nightlife Tours

3
nights
Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Legoland Malaysia and Thomas Town - Puteri Harbour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johor Bahru: Johor Premium Outlet (in Kulai) and Desaru (in Pengerang). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, make a trip to Istana Bukit Serene, and buy something for everyone on your list at KSL City Mall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Johor Bahru online trip itinerary maker .

Johor Bahru is just a short distance from Singapore. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Johor Premium Outlet, Desaru
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town ©
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town
Desaru ©
Desaru

5
nights
Pulau Tioman, Malaysia

Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
Pulau Tioman is known for wildlife, outdoors, beaches, golf, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, play a few rounds at Tioman Island Golf Club, and enjoy the sand and surf at Panuba Beach.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pulau Tioman route planner .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Johor Bahru to Pulau Tioman in 6 hours. December in Pulau Tioman sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for Kuala Lumpur on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Panuba Beach ©
Panuba Beach

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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 30th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sunway Lagoon, admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and then Head underground at Batu Caves.

Make your Kuala Lumpur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Pulau Tioman to Kuala Lumpur by combination of ferry and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

1
night
Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Johor Bahru ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): make a splash at Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Johor Bahru trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Spas
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park ©
Spas

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