21 days in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam & Singapore Itinerary

21 days in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam & Singapore Itinerary

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21 days in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam & Singapore Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  18​h
1
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
— 3 nights
Bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Ulu Temburong National Park, Brunei Darussalam
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  2​h
6
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: San Francisco, United States

1
night
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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 14th (Sat): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Sapi Island.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary maker .

San Francisco, USA to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Kota Kinabalu hover around 90°F and lows are around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bandar Seri Begawan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Bandar Seri Begawan
The capital of the Sultanate of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan offers a variety of entertainment in a modern Islamic setting.
Change things up with a short trip to Pantai Seri Kenangan in Tutong (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ash Shaliheen Mosque, kick back and relax at Pantai Berakas, and make a trip to Kampong Ayer - Venice of East.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bandar Seri Begawan online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In March in Bandar Seri Begawan, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Ulu Temburong National Park.

Things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pantai Seri Kenangan
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
Royal Regalia Museum ©
Royal Regalia Museum
Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque ©
Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque

1
night
Ulu Temburong National Park, Brunei Darussalam

Ulu Temburong National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Ulu Temburong National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulu Temburong National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a bus from Bandar Seri Begawan to Ulu Temburong National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in March, and nighttime lows around 76°F. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ulu Temburong National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ulu Temburong National Park ©
Ulu Temburong National Park

4
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions, don't miss a visit to Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ulu Temburong National Park to Kuala Lumpur. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in March, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

2
nights
George Town, Malaysia

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 (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Church of Immaculate Conception, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then explore the world behind art at Batik Painting Museum Penang, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read George Town online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Penang Island, Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, adventure, zoos & aquariums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, head outdoors with Zumba Langkawi, and enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Langkawi trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. March in Langkawi sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Go for a jaunt from Singapore to Sentosa Island to see Universal Studios Singapore about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Singapore Zoo, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Singapore itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Singapore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. March in Singapore sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

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