22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Kuching
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
6
Melaka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, adventure, zoos & aquariums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, examine the collection at Galeria Perdana, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Langkawi journey planning website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Langkawi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Malaysia Time is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in September: highs in Langkawi hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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.
When in George Town, make a side trip to see ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, get your game on at Laser Battle, wander the streets of Armenian Street, and admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town online tour itinerary 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. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. In September in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Indochine Natural, ESCAPE, Kek Lok Si Temple, Laser Battle
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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

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kota Kinabalu to Semporna to see Sabah about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park, and head off the coast to Manukan Island.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from George Town to Kota Kinabalu in 4.5 hours. Traveling from George Town to Kota Kinabalu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Sabah, Sabah
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Climbing Tours
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu

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.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the views from Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. On your second day here, Head underground at Deer Cave.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gunung Mulu National Park road trip app .

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in an hour. In September in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

3
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, historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park, examine the collection at Sarawak Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and snap pictures at Golden Anniversary Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuching journey planner.

Getting from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching by flight takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kuching are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

3
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Go for a jaunt from Melaka to Port Dickson to see Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Melaka Straits Mosque, and look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melaka online trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kuching to Melaka in 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple
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St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

4
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, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria KLCC, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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