17 days in Singapore & Malaysia Itinerary

17 days in Singapore & Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly + Subway:  14 h 15 min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
George Town, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Shop till you drop at Orchard Road and Little India. Get outdoors at Jurong Bird Park and Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Change things up with a short trip to Madame Tussauds Singapore in Sentosa Island (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, visit Chinatown, enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer, and get engrossed in the history at Asian Civilisations Museum.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Singapore day trip tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Singapore is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and subway; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Auckland to Singapore, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Auckland, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Singapore, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Madame Tussauds Singapore
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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Darulaman Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Langkawi driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Singapore to Langkawi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Langkawi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

3
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Penang House of Music. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kek Lok Si Temple and Armenian Street. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, explore the world behind art at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Hin Bus Depot, and get a new perspective on nature at Tech Dome Penang.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read George Town travel planner.

You can fly from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
On the 29th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then walk around KL Bird Park, and then Head underground at Batu Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, then stroll around KLCC Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur vacation maker.

You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

2
nights
Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
Take a break from the city and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave, hike along Gunung Mulu Summit Trek, and take in the views from Mulu Skywalk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gunung Mulu National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Mulu National Park takes 6.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek ©
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek

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