24 days in Malaysia Itinerary

24 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Melaka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Kuching
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
7
Kota Kinabalu
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Sydney

3
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, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, see the vivid underwater world at Pulau Payar Marine Park, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi trip app.

Sydney, Australia to Langkawi is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Langkawi, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks 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.
Go for a jaunt from George Town to Teluk Bahang to see Escape Theme Park about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the George Town attractions tool.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Indochine Natural, Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), Escape Theme Park, Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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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
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Change things up with a short trip to Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple in Port Dickson (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, delve into the distant past at St Paul's Church, get engrossed in the history at Stadthuys, and look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melaka online journey planner.

Getting from George Town to Melaka by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Melaka is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, stop by Chinatown, stroll around KLCC Park, and identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Tours

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village, examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuching road trip planning website.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching in 4 hours. In October in Kuching, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

3
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.
Gunung Mulu National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave, identify plant and animal life at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves, snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park takes 2 hours. October in Gunung Mulu National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

4
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 much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu, head off the coast to Manukan Island, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu planning tool.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Sabah, Sabah
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island

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