15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Melaka
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
2
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Sandakan
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  8 h
4
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 day
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
6
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Ipoh
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 20th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., then make a trip to Melaka Straits Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, don't miss a visit to River Walk, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Malacca Heritage Centre, and finally examine the collection at House of Museums Malacca.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Melaka trip itinerary maker tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Melaka is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir. ©
Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir.
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Clearwater / Wind Show Caves and then snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gunung Mulu National Park trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Melaka to Gunung Mulu National Park with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Gunung Mulu National Park can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Sandakan.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Turtle Island Park. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), learn more about the world around you at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), and then take an in-depth tour of Sandakan Memorial Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sandakan trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Sandakan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sandakan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Turtle Island Park ©
Turtle Island Park
Sandakan Memorial Park
Sandakan Memorial Park
Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)
Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)

1
day
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll through Teluk Keke, kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and ferry from Sandakan to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and ferry. In September in Pulau Perhentian Besar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Step out of the city life by going to Pasir Tengkorak Beach and Tanjung Rhu Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Art In Paradise and Darulaman Sanctuary. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, make a trip to De'zone, and identify plant and animal life at Gua Maha.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Langkawi by combination of ferry, taxi, and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Colonial Penang Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kapitan Keling Mosque and Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, make a trip to Cannon Street, stop by Jonathanyun Sculptural Jewelry, and examine the collection at Asia Camera Museum.

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Getting from Langkawi to George Town by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Penang Island
Highlights from your plan
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque

2
nights
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 3rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Panglima Kinta, see the interesting displays at Ho Yan Hor Museum, then see the interesting displays at Dream Big World, then take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Miniature Wonders Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ipoh Kallumalai Murugan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guan Yin Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid India Muslim, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John The Divine, then view the masterpieces at 22 Hale Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ipoh trip planner.

You can drive from George Town to Ipoh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Ipoh. In October in Ipoh, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ipoh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum
Ipoh Kallumalai Murugan Temple ©
Ipoh Kallumalai Murugan Temple

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