22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Melaka
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
4
Langkawi
— 4 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
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Batu Caves and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Get in touch with nature at KL Bird Park and Sky Mirror. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Chinatown, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, stop by Happy Creations, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kuala Lumpur. In July, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sky Mirror
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

3
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Get in touch with nature at Malacca River and Gunung Datuk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca.. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Chinese Mosque, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir..

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Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gunung Datuk
Highlights from your plan
Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

4
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chew Jetty and Kek Lok Si Temple. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Melaka to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in George Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Spas, Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

4
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Step out of the city life by going to Cenang Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. We've included these beaches for you: Tanjung Rhu Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. And it doesn't end there: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi trip itinerary planner .

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. July in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline

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nights
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.
Get outdoors at Kinabalu Park and Climbing Tours. Get some cultural insight at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Sabah Art Gallery. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Pasupathinath Alayam.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu takes 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
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.
On the 19th (Sun), Head underground at Deer Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gunung Mulu National Park holiday planning app .

Fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Gunung Mulu National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

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

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Sarawak Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kuching trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (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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