25 days in Malaysia Itinerary

25 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Langkawi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  6 h
3
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
4
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights
+4
Ferry + Taxi + Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h 15 min
5
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Johor Bahru
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h
7
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
8
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
9
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
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.
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, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, cool off at Sunway Lagoon, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur tour planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 24th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then make a trip to De'zone, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Batik Village, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, then kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and finally try out the rides at Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Pulau Perhentian Kecil

The smaller of the two coral-tinged Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil remains more popular with the younger backpacker crowd due to more affordable living costs.
On the 27th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach and then go for a walk through Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Kecil route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Langkawi to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin ©
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin

2
nights
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 29th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stop by Universal Diver. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Besar trip maker app.

Getting from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Perhentian Besar by ferry takes about 3 hours. June in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, admire the striking features of Stadthuys, then make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., then don't miss a visit to St Paul's Church, and then explore the activities along Malacca River.

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You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Melaka in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In June, daytime highs in Melaka are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

2
nights
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 3rd (Sat), browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square and then get in on the family fun at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Legoland Malaysia and then browse the different shops at Johor Premium Outlet.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Johor Bahru trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Johor Bahru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Johor Premium Outlet
Highlights from your plan
Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Johor Bahru City Square ©
Johor Bahru City Square
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town ©
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town

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 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Cat Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Sarawak Museum and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuching trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Johor Bahru to Kuching in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Kuching, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Museum ©
Sarawak Museum
Cat Museum ©
Cat Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Deer Cave.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then head off the coast to Manukan Island. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Tours and then step off the mainland to explore Sapi Island.

To plan Kota Kinabalu vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

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

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.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Armenian Street and then find something for the whole family at Escape Theme Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the George Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to George Town takes 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kota Kinabalu to George Town due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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