41 days in Malaysia Itinerary

41 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Fly
1
Langkawi
— 10 nights
Taxi to Langkawi, Fly to Penang
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Cameron Highlands
— 7 nights
Drive
4
Lumut
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Melaka
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Kuantan
— 1 night
Drive
8
Dungun
— 1 night
Drive to Sultan Mahmud Airport, Fly to Kuching International Airport
9
Kuching
— 4 nights
Fly
10
Kota Kinabalu
— 1 day
Drive
11
Kundasang
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Sandakan
— 2 nights
Fly

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10
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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Langkawi Scuba. Popular historic sites such as Ave Stella Maris Catholic Chapel and Langkawi Thean Hou Temple are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Langkawi Geopark, kick back and relax at Tengah Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark Bay Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Beras Basah Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planner.

London, UK to Langkawi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Langkawi is 8 hours. Traveling from London in May, things will get much warmer in Langkawi: highs are around 37°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Langkawi Scuba ©
Must see
Langkawi Scuba
4.4
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Must see
Tanjung Rhu Beach
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4
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George Town, Penang Island

A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Escape the urban bustle at The Habitat Penang Hill and The Gravityz. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng) and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapitan Keling Mosque, ponder the world of politics at Penang Supreme Court Building, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and get engrossed in the history at Cheng Ho Art & Culture Centre.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read George Town trip maker.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Langkawi to George Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Langkawi to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Religious Site
Kapitan Keling Mosque
4.1
The Habitat Penang Hill ©
Wildlife Area
The Habitat Penang Hill
4.4

7
nights
Cameron Highlands

Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
Get some historical perspective at St Michael's Institution and Ipoh Kallumalai Murugan Temple. Funtasy House Trick Art and Yasmin At Kong Heng are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: hike along Cameron Highlands Trail No. 10, stroll through Cameron Highlands Jungle Trail No. 2, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gunung Irau (Mount Irau), and tee off at Kelab Golf Sultan Ahmad Shah.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cameron Highlands online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from George Town to Cameron Highlands takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Cameron Highlands due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Lumut on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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1
night
Lumut

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You can drive from Cameron Highlands to Lumut in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Lumut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Lumut

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

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Teluk Nipah ©
Outdoor Activity
Teluk Nipah
3.0
Tua Pek Kong Temple ©
Religious Site
Tua Pek Kong Temple
4.2

3
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Kuala Lumpur

Garden City of Lights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Merdeka Square, Petaling Street Market and KL Forest Eco Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Thean Hou Temple. Get some historical perspective at Batu Caves and National Mosque (Masjid Negara). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, take in the exciting artwork at Lost In China Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamek Mosque.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur itinerary planner.

Drive from Lumut to Kuala Lumpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Batu Caves ©
Cave
Batu Caves
3.9

3
nights
Melaka

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Malacca River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Theatre Melaka, then kick back and relax at Pantai Klebang, and then identify plant and animal life at Melaka Bird Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melaka journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kuantan.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Spas
Highlights from your trip
Malacca River ©
Water Body
Malacca River
3.4

1
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Kuantan

The capital of Malaysia's third-largest state, busy Kuantan remains generally untouristed, yet continues to grow as a residential urban community.
On the 30th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Bukit Pelindung Recreational Forest, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Balok, and then hunt for treasures at Hasil Laut Kiah Kee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Sungai Pandan Waterfall and then browse the different shops at East Coast Mall.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kuantan planner.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Kuantan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Dungun.

Things to do in Kuantan

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
East Coast Mall ©
Shopping Mall
East Coast Mall
3.5
Hasil Laut Kiah Kee ©
Flea Market
Hasil Laut Kiah Kee
3.3

1
night
Dungun

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dungun online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kuantan to Dungun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Dungun sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Dungun

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Medan Selera ©
Beach
Medan Selera
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4
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Kuching

Cat City

A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Tasik Biru will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Buddhism New Village and Mount Singai. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Sarawak Museum, browse for treasures at Johns Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hiang Thian Siang Ti Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kuching trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dungun to Kuching. June in Kuching sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kuching

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
The Ranee Museum ©
Specialty Museum
The Ranee Museum
4.8
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.1

1
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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.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kundasang.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Religious Site
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
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2
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Kundasang

Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Desa Dairy Farm, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sosodikon Hill, and then make a trip to Kundasang Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Arnab Village and then contemplate the long history of Last POW Camp Memorial.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kundasang trip planning app.

Drive from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Last POW Camp Memorial ©
Historic Site
Last POW Camp Memorial
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2
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Sandakan

Taking a trip to Sandakan remains one of the best ways to enjoy eco-friendly and culturally rewarding adventures in one of Borneo's largest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, head outdoors with Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sam Sing Kung Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kun Yam (Goddess of Mercy) Temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sandakan trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kundasang to Sandakan with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Sandakan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandakan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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