15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 1 day
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights
6
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
7
Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night
8
Sandakan
— 3 nights

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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 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of National Mosque (Masjid Negara), take in the spiritual surroundings of Thean Hou Temple, then browse the exhibits of Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Maha Mariamman Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. July in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Mosque (Masjid Negara) ©
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery ©
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
Thean Hou Temple ©
Thean Hou Temple

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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 6th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary, examine the collection at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), get engrossed in the history at Malacca Heritage Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and finally examine the collection at Magic Art 3D Musuem. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Azim Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then make a trip to River Walk, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melaka trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Concubine Lane, then get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, then examine the collection at Ho Yan Hor Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Funtasy House Trick Art.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ipoh trip website.

You can drive from Melaka to Ipoh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. July in Ipoh sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to George Town.

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
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum

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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Get some cultural insight at Kapitan Keling Mosque and Wonderfood Museum Penang. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Suffolk House. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at Colonial Penang Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our George Town road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ipoh to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in George Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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

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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 13th (Mon): stroll through Tanjung Rhu Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, and finally make a trip to De'zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Tengah Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Langkawi Geopark.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Langkawi using our trip planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

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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 15th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then look for gifts at Universal Diver.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Besar driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry 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 and bus. July in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Shopping · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

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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 16th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kota Kinabalu road trip planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Kota Kinabalu in 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

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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 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Sandakan Memorial Park, and then get a new perspective on nature at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Turtle Island Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sandakan online trip planner.

Getting from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sandakan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandakan

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple ©
Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple
Turtle Island Park ©
Turtle Island Park

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