23 days in Malaysia Itinerary

23 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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23 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Melaka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cenang Beach and Langkawi Wildlife Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, don't miss a visit to De'zone, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Langkawi trip builder .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Langkawi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Malaysia Time is 7 hours. In July, Langkawi is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Langkawi Wildlife Park ©
Langkawi Wildlife Park

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like ESCAPE and Adventure Zone. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, steep yourself in history at Armenian Street, explore the world behind art at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, and take a stroll through Chew Jetty.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read George Town tour builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. 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 Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Adventure Zone, Indochine Natural, Laser Battle, Escape Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Adventure Zone ©
Adventure Zone
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kota Kinabalu to Semporna to see Sabah about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park, head off the coast to Manukan Island, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu trip planner.

Fly from George Town to Kota Kinabalu in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Kota Kinabalu is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

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

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 11th (Sat), snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gunung Mulu National Park day trip site .

Fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (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
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and then browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

Start your trip to Kuching by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 2 hours. In July in Kuching, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuching

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

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
On the 15th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Istana Bukit Serene, then cool off at Legoland Malaysia, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Johor Bahru trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Johor Bahru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Room Escape Games
Istana Bukit Serene ©
Istana Bukit Serene

3
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Family-friendly places like Pusat Ikan Hiasan and Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Muzium Tentera Darat in Port Dickson (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., and contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Melaka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Johor Bahru to Melaka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Melaka sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary ©
Muzium Tentera Darat ©
Muzium Tentera Darat

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria KLCC will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, walk around KL Bird Park, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur online day trip planner .

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Aquaria ©
Aquaria

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