34 days in Malaysia Itinerary

34 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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34 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  12 h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Melaka
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Cameron Highlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Ipoh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
George Town, Penang Island
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
6
Langkawi
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Jeddah

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sunway Lagoon and Petrosains Science Discovery Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuala Lumpur: Shah Alam (Mudtrekkerz Paintball Park & Laman Seni 7), Seri Perdana (in Putrajaya) and Farm In The City (in Sri Kembangan). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Batu Caves, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at KL Tower Mini Zoo, and stroll around KLCC Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planning tool .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in June: highs in Kuala Lumpur hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuala Selangor, Shah Alam, Petaling Jaya, Farm In The City, Seri Perdana
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon

5
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Bring the kids along to Pusat Ikan Hiasan and Muzium Tentera Darat. Change things up with these side-trips from Melaka: Church of St. John Vianney (in Tampin), Bagan Pinang Beach (in Port Dickson) and Tanjung Emas Park (in Muar). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Shore Oceanarium, make a trip to The Huskitory, and look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melaka online trip builder .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Church of St. John Vianney, Tiara Melaka Golf and Country Club, Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary, Tanjung Emas Park
Highlights from your plan
Pusat Ikan Hiasan ©
Pusat Ikan Hiasan
Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary ©

4
nights
Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands ©
Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Big Red Strawberry Farm and Agro-Technology Park Mardi Cameron Highlands. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Mossy Forest, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gunung Irau (Mount Irau), explore the galleries of Mah Meri Art Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cameron Highlands Jungle Trail No. 1.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cameron Highlands day trip tool .

Drive from Melaka to Cameron Highlands in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Mossy Forest ©
Mossy Forest
Gunung Irau (Mount Irau) ©
Gunung Irau (Mount Irau)
Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3 ©
Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3

5
nights
Ipoh

Ipoh ©
The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lost World Of Tambun and Funtasy House Trick Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Pantai Teluk Batik (in Lumut), Tua Pek Kong Temple (in Sitiawan) and Taiping (Spritzer EcoPark & Aun Tong Coffee Mill). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, head outdoors with Radak Adventure, admire the landmark architecture of Ipoh Town Hall and Old Post Office, and get your game on at Cheeky Tots.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ipoh driving holiday tool .

Drive from Cameron Highlands to Ipoh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Ipoh sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Taiping, Tua Pek Kong Temple, Pantai Teluk Batik, Radak Adventure, Lata Ulu Chepor
Highlights from your plan
Pantai Teluk Batik ©
Pantai Teluk Batik
Lost World Of Tambun ©
Lost World Of Tambun
Bukit Kledang ©
Bukit Kledang

7
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 enjoy Escape Theme Park and Adventure Zone. You'll find plenty of places to visit near George Town: Saanen Dairy Goat Farm (in Balik Pulau) and Kerachut Beach (in Teluk Bahang). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, engage your brain at Tech Dome Penang, look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, and contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our George Town online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ipoh to George Town is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi, Bayan Lepas, Teluk Bahang, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre
Highlights from your plan
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle
Adventure Zone ©
Adventure Zone

5
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kids will enjoy Cenang Beach and Underwater World Langkawi. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach, kick back and relax at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, stroll through Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Langkawi trip planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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