10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

10 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  12 h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Melaka
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2 h
5
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Jeddah

2
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: stroll through Batu Caves, get a taste of the local shopping with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, walk around KLCC Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Jeddah to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in January, things will get a bit warmer in Kuala Lumpur: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at House of Museums Malacca, make a trip to The Huskitory, then explore the activities along Malacca River, then take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Royal Press.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melaka road trip planning app.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Nature Parks
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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Malacca River ©
Malacca River

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Johor Bahru City Square and then find something for the whole family at Legoland Malaysia.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Johor Bahru day trip planner.

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. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Shopping
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Johor Bahru City Square ©
Johor Bahru City Square

1
night
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Cenang Beach, admire the sheer force of Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Langkawi trip builder app.

Getting from Johor Bahru to Langkawi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls ©
Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and finally make a trip to Chew Jetty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, then get in on the family fun at Escape Theme Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town online route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 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 January, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Escape Theme Park, Tropical Spice Garden, Kek Lok Si Temple, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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