15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  2​h
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Melaka
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + ferry:  8​h
5
Pulau Tioman
— 1 day
+3
ferry + bus + subway + Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Kuching
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 45​min
7
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Edmonton

1
day
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Cornwallis.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read George Town travel website .

Edmonton, Canada to George Town is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to George Town is 14 hours. When traveling from Edmonton in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in George Town, with highs around 37°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Kota Mahsuri, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

Plan my day in Langkawi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle, and buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. July in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 31st (Wed), delve into the distant past at St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, explore the galleries of Stadthuys, then contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Melaka trip planner .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Melaka

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Malacca River ©
Malacca River
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

1
day
Pulau Tioman

Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pulau Tioman trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and ferry from Melaka to Pulau Tioman takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Pulau Tioman are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get all the information you need at Bako National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve.

Plan my day in Kuching using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Tioman to Kuching. In August, daily temperatures in Kuching can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park

3
nights
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.
Gunung Mulu National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Deer Cave, hike along Gunung Mulu Summit Trek, take in the dramatic natural features at Gunung Mulu National Park, and identify plant and animal life at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gunung Mulu National Park road trip planning tool .

Fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

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