17 days in Malaysia Itinerary

17 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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17 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
7
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Bangkok

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for gifts at Kadaiku. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then head off the coast to Manukan Island.

Plan trip to Kota Kinabalu with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Bangkok, Thailand to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu due to the time zone difference. March in Kota Kinabalu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kinabalu Park
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island

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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 18th (Wed): push the limits with an extreme tour. On your second day here, Head underground at Deer Cave and then take in the views from Mulu Skywalk.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gunung Mulu National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, then get engrossed in the history at Brooke Museums, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuching route maker website .

Getting from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching by flight takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Museums
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Johor Bahru driving holiday app .

Traveling by flight 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 March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad

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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, Head underground at Batu Caves, get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours, and walk around KLCC Park.

For traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then make a trip to De'zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, then kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi travel planner.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. March in Langkawi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Step out of George Town with an excursion to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, get your game on at Laser Battle, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the George Town travel planner.

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Laser Battle, Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion