21 days in Malaysia Itinerary

21 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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21 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Melaka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
4
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
6
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Kuching
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, walk around KLCC Park, and identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur attractions website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kuala Lumpur. February in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Melaka is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort, don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, and contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Melaka using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. March in Melaka sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Malacca River ©
Malacca River

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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Take a break from George Town with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read George Town trip builder app.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Melaka to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park, Laser Battle
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach, don't miss a visit to De'zone, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi trip builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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Kota Kinabalu

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.
Kota Kinabalu is known for nature, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park, look for gifts at Kadaiku, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Pasupathinath Alayam, and step off the mainland to explore Sapi Island.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu takes 4.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Sabah
Highlights from your plan
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Climbing Tours
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Deer Cave and then snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gunung Mulu National Park road trip tool.

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in an hour. March in Gunung Mulu National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kuching is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, take in the waterfront at Kuching Waterfront, identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and admire the landmark architecture of Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kuching online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 2 hours. March in Kuching sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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