30 days in Malaysia Itinerary

30 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: George Town, Penang Island
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
2
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Melaka
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Kundasang
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
7
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
8
Kuching
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: George Town, Penang Island

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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.
Go for a jaunt from George Town to Teluk Bahang to see Escape Theme Park about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and explore the world behind art at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our George Town trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to George Town. In May, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park, Batu Ferringhi Beach
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park

4
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, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Langkawi Wildlife Park, make a trip to Eagle Square, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Langkawi trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of National Mosque (Masjid Negara), have some family-friendly fun at Hauntu, and Head underground at Batu Caves.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur attractions planning app.

Fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

4
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Melaka is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, make a trip to A Famosa Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Melaka Straits Mosque, and explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melaka online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kundasang.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

2
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Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sosodikon Hill, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu, and then admire the natural beauty at Adenna Rafflesia Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Kundasang Market, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park, and then appreciate the history behind Kundasang War Memorial.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kundasang trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Melaka to Kundasang with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sabah, Adenna Rafflesia Garden
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Adenna Rafflesia Garden ©
Adenna Rafflesia Garden

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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.
Kota Kinabalu is known for nature, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Pasupathinath Alayam, and head off the coast to Sapi Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu online road trip planner.

You can drive from Kundasang to Kota Kinabalu in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park ©
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

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 (Fri), Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave and then take in the views from Mulu Skywalk.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park attractions planner.

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in an hour. June in Gunung Mulu National Park sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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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, look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, take in the waterfront at Kuching Waterfront, and see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuching trip planning website.

Getting from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching by flight takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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