15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h
1
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
6
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, and then browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, then look for gifts at Left And Right Artisan Handcraft, then contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kuching day trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Kuching is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from New Delhi to Kuching, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Kuching: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

1
night
Johor Bahru

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then get in on the family fun at Legoland Malaysia.

To find maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Johor Bahru travel route builder tool .

Getting from Kuching to Johor Bahru by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad

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 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Xiang Lin Si Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., get engrossed in the history at Stadthuys, see the interesting displays at House of Museums Malacca, then contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort, and finally don't miss a visit to St Paul's Church.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melaka trip planner.

You can drive from Johor Bahru to Melaka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Melaka, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Malacca River ©
Malacca River

3
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, walk around KL Bird Park, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur route builder.

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Change things up with a short trip to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, get your game on at Laser Battle, and explore the world behind art at Batik Painting Museum Penang.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read George Town road trip site .

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batik Painting Museum Penang, Escape Theme Park, Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

3
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to De'zone, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Langkawi trip maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Langkawi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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