32 days in Negeri Sembilan, Melaka & Johor Bahru Itinerary

32 days in Negeri Sembilan, Melaka & Johor Bahru Itinerary

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Kuala Pilah
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Melaka
— 12 nights
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Johor Bahru
— 11 nights
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Kuala Pilah

— 1 night
The Kuala Pilah District is a town, a district and a parliamentary constituency in central Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.TownscapeThe eponymous town is an old valley town with many of the pre-war Chinese shop houses still fronting the main streets surrounded by traditional style Malay village houses built on stilts nestled among extensive rice fields. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): Head underground at Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures and then trek along Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Ulu Bendul Recreational Park, take in the awesome beauty at Gunung Datuk, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokong Si Thian Kong.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Pilah road trip app.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Pilah is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Pilah

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Melaka

— 12 nights

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Bring the kids along to St Paul's Church and Malacca River. Change things up with these side-trips from Melaka: Sri Sakthi Ashram (in Tangkak) and Tanjung Emas Park (in Muar). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Taming Sari, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melaka itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Kuala Pilah to Melaka takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Johor Bahru

— 11 nights

Southern City

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Legoland Malaysia and Sanrio Hello Kitty Town. Explore Johor Bahru's surroundings by going to Desaru (in Pengerang), Kota Tinggi (Kota Johor Lama Museum & Thekchen Choling Malaysia) and Kulai (Johor Premium Outlet & Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai)). Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Thomas Town - Puteri Harbour. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, and identify plant and animal life at Kota Tinggi Firefly Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Johor Bahru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Dickson.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Dickson

— 7 nights
Port Dickson's proximity to Kuala Lumpur makes it popular with both Malay and foreign tourists looking to escape the city and relax on the beach.
Kids will enjoy Pusat Ikan Hiasan and Cape Rachado. Explore Port Dickson's surroundings by going to Seremban (Pokok Getah Pertama, Church of The Visitation, &more), Sepang (Garage & Mitsui Outlet Park Klia Sepang) and Church of St Theresa (in Kampung Baharu Nilai). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Muzium Tentera Darat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple, hike along Bukit Melati Nilai, and identify plant and animal life at Sungai Menyala Edu-Ecotourism Center.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Dickson day trip planner.

Drive from Johor Bahru to Port Dickson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. March in Port Dickson sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Port Dickson

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Negeri Sembilan travel guide

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Military Museums · Art Galleries · Lighthouses
A Negeri Sembilan vacation offers a diverse mix of cultural and natural attractions. The scenic coastline provides the closest beaches to Kuala Lumpur, making it popular among locals, expats, and Singaporeans, and it has the food, entertainment, and amenities to match. The lush, hilly jungle that makes up the rest of the state hides waterfalls, caves, and many hiking trails. For a break from the wild, Negeri Sembilan's cities boast museums to browse, Chinese shophouses and temples to visit, and colonial architecture to admire. The rich, spicy local cuisine shows the influence of the region's large ethnic Chinese and Indian populations.