16 days in Malaysia Itinerary

16 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Sungai Petani
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Alor Setar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Taiping
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
George Town
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Stockholm

1
night
Sungai Petani

Sungai Petani ©
Sungai Petani is a town in Kuala Muda District, Kedah, Malaysia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stroll through Pantai Merdeka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): browse the different shops at Riverfront City, delve into the distant past at Sungai Batu Archaeological Site, and then explore the wide array of goods at Amanjaya Mall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sungai Petani online trip maker.

Stockholm, Sweden to Sungai Petani is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Sungai Petani is 6 hours. In June, Sungai Petani is much hotter than Stockholm - with highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alor Setar.

Things to do in Sungai Petani

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sungai Batu Archaeological Site
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Amanjaya Mall ©
Amanjaya Mall
Sungai Batu Archaeological Site ©
Sungai Batu Archaeological Site
Riverfront City ©
Riverfront City

2
nights
Alor Setar

Alor Setar ©
The capital of the state of Kedah on the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, Alor Setar ranks as the tenth-largest city in Malaysia by population.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Aman Central, take in the exciting artwork at Kedah Royal Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Zahir Mosque, and finally contemplate the long history of Balai Nobat. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Kedah State Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kuala Kedah Fort Historical Complex, thenexplore the activities along Blue Lagoon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Hussain Mosque (Floating Mosque).

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alor Setar attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Sungai Petani to Alor Setar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Alor Setar can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Taiping.

Things to do in Alor Setar

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Al Hussain Mosque (Floating Mosque), Kuala Kedah Fort Historical Complex
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Zahir Mosque ©
Zahir Mosque
Aman Central ©
Aman Central
Kedah State Museum ©
Kedah State Museum

4
nights
Taiping

Taiping ©
The green city of Taiping remains one of the country's most innovative cities--it established Malaysia's first museum, first railway, and first newspaper.
Take a break from the city and head to Pantai Teluk Batik and Orang Utan Island. Appreciate the collections at Beruas Museum and Kota Ngah Ibrahim. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taiping: Kuala Kangsar (Pavilion Tower, Perak Royal Museum, &more) and Tua Pek Kong Temple (in Sitiawan). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Taiping Lake Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints' Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Taiping road trip website.

You can drive from Alor Setar to Taiping in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alor Setar to Taiping is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Taiping are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Taiping

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuala Kangsar, Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Pantai Teluk Batik, Beruas Museum, Tua Pek Kong Temple
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Pantai Teluk Batik ©
Pantai Teluk Batik
Tua Pek Kong Temple ©
Tua Pek Kong Temple
Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve ©
Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve

7
nights
George Town

A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Shop till you drop at Hin Bus Depot and Jonathanyun Sculptural Jewelry. Visit Kapitan Keling Mosque and Masjid Bukit Bendera (Penang Hill Mosque) for their historical value. Explore George Town's surroundings by going to Teluk Bahang (Kerachut Beach & Monkey Beach). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza.

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Traveling by car from Taiping to George Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Taiping to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Teluk Bahang, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Spas
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Spas
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram

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