14 days in Malaysia Itinerary

14 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights
6
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
7
Sandakan
— 1 night

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.
On the 9th (Mon), browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, Head underground at Batu Caves, and then browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, thenshop like a local with BB Park Bukit Bintang, thentake a stroll through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and finally admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur road trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in November; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

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 ©
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque

2
nights
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 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, get engrossed in the history at Malacca Heritage Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, thendon't miss a visit to River Walk, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory. On the next day, examine the collection at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Melaka Straits Mosque, and finally see the interesting displays at Fun Park Museum 尧方乐园博物馆.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melaka sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

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

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 13th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, view the masterpieces at 22 Hale Street, take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, thentake an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Funtasy House Trick Art.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ipoh online travel planner.

Getting from Melaka to Ipoh by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daytime highs in Ipoh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

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. Do your shopping at Queensbay Mall and Gurney Plaza. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, examine the collection at Wonderfood Museum Penang, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang).

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the George Town road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ipoh to George Town. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), Queensbay Mall
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram

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 17th (Tue): Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, thenexplore the world behind art at Art In Paradise, and finally explore the galleries of Batik Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Langkawi Thean Hou Temple, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Langkawi itinerary planner.

You can drive from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. November in Langkawi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

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 19th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, thenlook for gifts at Universal Diver, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Besar itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Langkawi to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sandakan.

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
night
Sandakan

Sandakan
Taking a trip to Sandakan remains one of the best ways to enjoy eco-friendly and culturally rewarding adventures in one of Borneo's largest cities.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), take an in-depth tour of Sandakan Memorial Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kun Yam (Goddess of Mercy) Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sandakan day trip website.

You can fly from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Sandakan in 9.5 hours. In November in Sandakan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandakan

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)
Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)
Sandakan Memorial Park
Sandakan Memorial Park
Kun Yam (Goddess of Mercy) Temple ©
Kun Yam (Goddess of Mercy) Temple

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