15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
4
Langkawi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
5
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  18 h 15 min
End: Brussels

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.
Visit National Mosque (Masjid Negara) and Sri Maha Mariamman Temple for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and Petaling Street Heritage House. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Batu Caves, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary app.

Brussels, Belgium to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Kuala Lumpur. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in September; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Petaling Street Heritage House
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
National Mosque (Masjid Negara) ©
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

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 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chong De Tang Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., admire the striking features of Stadthuys, then make a trip to River Walk, and finally explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums
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Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kapitan Keling Mosque and Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, identify plant and animal life at The Habitat Penang Hill, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and make a trip to Church of Immaculate Conception.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read George Town trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Habitat Penang Hill, Spas, Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple ©
Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tanjung Rhu Beach and Langkawi Geopark. Visit Pasir Tengkorak Beach and Cenang Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Art In Paradise, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Dayang Bunting Island, and take in the exciting artwork at Batik Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi online holiday planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 24th (Thu), look for gifts at Universal Diver, kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

Plan a trip to Pulau Perhentian Besar easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Langkawi to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Kota Kinabalu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. September in Kota Kinabalu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam ©
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam

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