60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
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, make a splash at Sunway Lagoon, shop like a local with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and stroll around KLCC Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur holiday planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Tours

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

6
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures (in Kuala Pilah) and Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest (in Rembau). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys.

To find out how to plan a trip to Melaka, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures, Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johor Bahru: Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai) (in Kulai) and The Els Club Desaru Coast - Ocean Course (in Bandar Penawar). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Legoland Malaysia, make a trip to Istana Bukit Serene, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam, and get your game on at Fanpekka.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Johor Bahru vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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. June in Johor Bahru sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Fun & Games Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai), The Els Club Desaru Coast - Ocean Course
Highlights from your plan
Fanpekka ©
Fanpekka
Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary ©
Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary

2
nights
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 24th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Monkey Bay, then play a few rounds at Tioman Island Golf Club, and then head off the coast to Renggis Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pulau Tioman road trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Johor Bahru to Pulau Tioman in 6 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Kundasang.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Monkey Bay ©
Monkey Bay
Renggis Island ©
Renggis Island

2
nights
Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Langanan Waterfall (in Poring) and Mahua Waterfall (in Tambunan). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, relax in the rural setting at Desa Dairy Farm, explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Arnab Village.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kundasang road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pulau Tioman to Kundasang. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sabah, Langanan Waterfall, Arnab Village, Mahua Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Langanan Waterfall ©
Langanan Waterfall

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.
When in Sandakan, make a side trip to see Kinabatangan Jungle Camp in Sukau, approximately Sukau away. Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Turtle Island Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), get engrossed in the history at Sandakan Memorial Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, and head outdoors with Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandakan tour itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kundasang to Sandakan. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Sandakan

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kinabatangan Jungle Camp
Highlights from your plan
Sandakan Memorial Park
Sandakan Memorial Park
Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)
Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kota Kinabalu: Sabah (in Semporna), Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club (in Tuaran) and Zip Borneo (in Tamparuli). Next up on the itinerary: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, get outside with Star Marina Watersports, step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island, and explore the striking landscape of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu road trip site.

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 July in Kota Kinabalu, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sabah, Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, Zip Borneo
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. On the next day, take in the views from Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gunung Mulu National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Gunung Mulu National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

6
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kuching is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kuching vacation site.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 2 hours. In July in Kuching, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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, take in the dramatic scenery at Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and explore the gorgeous colors at Pulau Payar Marine Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Langkawi road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Langkawi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. In July in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

6
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.
Take a break from George Town with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, stop by Armenian Street, and examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your George Town trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boh's Tea Centre (in Cameron Highlands), Taiping Lake Gardens (in Taiping) and Ubudiah Mosque (in Kuala Kangsar). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, have some family-friendly fun at Cheeky Tots, Head underground at Gua Tempurung, and admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ipoh planning website.

You can drive from George Town to Ipoh in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Ipoh can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cameron Highlands, Gopeng, Lata Ulu Chepor, Taiping Lake Gardens, Masjid An-Nur
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

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