60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bugbug, Bali
Drive + Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Sandakan
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Kota Kinabalu
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Kundasang
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Kuching
— 6 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h
6
Johor Bahru
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
7
Pulau Tioman
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
8
Pulau Pangkor
— 1 day
Travel:  3 h 30 min
9
Ipoh
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
George Town, Penang Island
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
11
Langkawi
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
12
Kuala Lumpur
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Melaka
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
End: Bugbug, Bali

4
nights
Sandakan

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.
Step out of Sandakan with an excursion to Kinabatangan Jungle Camp in Sukau--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Turtle Island Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), pause for some serene contemplation at St.Mary's Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), and take an in-depth tour of Sandakan Memorial Park.

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Bugbug, Indonesia to Sandakan is an approximately 14- hour combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Sandakan

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Danum Valley Conservation Area, Kinabatangan Jungle Camp
Highlights from your plan
Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)
Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)
Sandakan Memorial Park
Sandakan Memorial Park

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kota Kinabalu: Tuaran (Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club & Rasa Ria Reserve by Shangri-La), Zip Borneo (in Tamparuli) and Sabah (in Semporna). There's lots more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, step off the mainland to explore Dinawan Island, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kundasang.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tuaran, Zip Borneo, Sabah
Highlights from your plan
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Climbing Tours
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park ©
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

3
nights
Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Kundasang side-trips: Poring (Langanan Waterfall & Adenna Rafflesia Garden), Mahua Waterfall (in Tambunan) and Bukit Bongol (in Kota Belud). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park, pause for some photo ops at Kundasang War Memorial, don't miss a visit to Kundasang Market, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kokob Rafflesia Conservation Garden.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kundasang trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sabah, Poring, Ranau, Mahua Waterfall, Bukit Bongol
Highlights from your plan
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Langanan Waterfall ©
Langanan Waterfall

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): Head underground at Deer Cave and then snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: push the limits with an extreme tour and then explore the fascinating underground world of Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kundasang to Gunung Mulu National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves

6
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuching: Bau (Tasik Biru & Fairy Caves) and Jangkar Waterfalls (in Lundu Town). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, take in the waterfront at Kuching Waterfront, identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and don't miss a visit to Kuching Esplanade.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kuching trip site.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bau, Jangkar Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johor Bahru: Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai) (in Kulai), The Els Club Desaru Coast - Ocean Course (in Bandar Penawar) and Thekchen Choling Malaysia (in Kota Tinggi). The adventure continues: cool off at Legoland Malaysia, admire the natural beauty at Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary, get your game on at Laser Battle, and browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kuching to Johor Bahru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Gunung Lambak, Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai), The Els Club Desaru Coast - Ocean Course, Muzium Nelayan Tanjung Balau, Thekchen Choling Malaysia
Highlights from your plan
Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary ©
Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary
Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad

1
night
Pulau Tioman

Pulau Tioman ©
Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Renggis Island, play a few rounds at Tioman Island Golf Club, then head outdoors with Monkey Bay, and finally kick back and relax at Panuba Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Tioman travel tool.

Getting from Johor Bahru to Pulau Tioman by combination of bus and ferry takes about 6 hours. April in Pulau Tioman sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Pulau Pangkor.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Parks Golf
Highlights from your plan
Monkey Bay ©
Monkey Bay
Renggis Island ©
Renggis Island
Panuba Beach ©
Panuba Beach

1
day
Pulau Pangkor

Pulau Pangkor ©
Tropical Pangkor provided the setting for the Treaty of 1874, which strengthened ened British control of Perak and its lucrative tin trade.
On the 29th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin, then head off the coast to Pangkor Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pulau Pangkor day trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Pulau Tioman to Pulau Pangkor with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Pulau Pangkor are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ipoh.

Things to do in Pulau Pangkor

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Coral Beach ©
Coral Beach
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin ©
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ipoh side-trips: Taiping Lake Gardens (in Taiping), Ubudiah Mosque (in Kuala Kangsar) and Lata Kekabu (in Lenggong). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, admire the striking features of Masjid An-Nur, learn the secrets of production at Boh's Tea Centre, and explore the galleries of Miniature Wonders Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ipoh online tour itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Pangkor to Ipoh. In April in Ipoh, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cameron Highlands, Gopeng, Taiping Lake Gardens, Ubudiah Mosque, Lata Ulu Chepor
Highlights from your plan
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Lost World Of Tambun ©
Lost World Of Tambun

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from George Town: Escape Theme Park (in Teluk Bahang) and Alor Setar (Zahir Mosque, Al-Bukhary Mosque, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, appreciate the extensive heritage of Armenian Street, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle, and take a stroll through Chew Jetty.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our George Town road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ipoh to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ipoh to George Town 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Alor Setar, Bayan Lepas, 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
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

6
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, tee off at The Els Club Teluk Datai, explore the gorgeous colors at Pulau Payar Marine Park, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Langkawi day trip planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Putra Mosque (in Putrajaya), Kechara Forest Retreat (in Bentong) and Mission-Q (in Subang Jaya). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and walk around KL Bird Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Putra Mosque, Kechara Forest Retreat, Mission-Q, Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

5
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Get out of town with these interesting Melaka side-trips: Gunung Datuk (in Kota), Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest (in Rembau) and Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures (in Kuala Pilah). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melaka day trip app.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May in Melaka, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gunung Datuk, Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest, Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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