30 days in Malaysia Itinerary

30 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11 h
1
Kuching
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
4
Langkawi
— 4 nights
+4
Fly + Subway + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  8 h 15 min
5
Pulau Tioman
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Foot + Bus:  8 h
6
Melaka
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Kuala Lumpur
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Kuching

A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Sarawak Museum has been added to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Sarawak Cultural Village and Hiang Thian Siang Ti Temple. Get in touch with nature at Semenggoh Nature Reserve and Bako National Park. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts, buy something for everyone on your list at The Spring Shopping Mall, and find something for the whole family at Sarawak Sentosa Theme Park.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuching trip builder website.

Sydney, Australia to Kuching is an approximately 11- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Kuching at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Deer Cave and Mulu Skywalk. There's more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour and explore the fascinating underground world of Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gunung Mulu National Park trip planning app.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Gurney Plaza or Queensbay Mall. Get some historical perspective at Kek Lok Si Temple and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around George Town: Alor Setar (Balai Besar, Kedah Royal Museum, &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural, visit Chew Jetty, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Armenian Street.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our George Town trip builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gunung Mulu National Park to George Town. Traveling from Gunung Mulu National Park to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alor Setar, Batu Ferringhi, Indochine Natural, Queensbay Mall, 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

4
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Visit Cenang Beach and Tanjung Rhu Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Pulau Payar Marine Park and Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and explore the striking landscape at Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave).

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park ©
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

1
night
Pulau Tioman

Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Panuba Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pulau Tioman trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Langkawi to Pulau Tioman takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Pulau Tioman are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Panuba Beach ©
Panuba Beach

4
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Get some historical perspective at St Paul's Church and A Famosa Fort. Shop till you drop at Sixty 3 Heritage and Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall. Step out of Melaka with an excursion to Wetex Parade in Muar--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, make a trip to Melaka Straits Mosque, take in the exciting artwork at Hueman Studio, and admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melaka day trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Pulau Tioman to Melaka in 7 hours. In October in Melaka, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wetex Parade
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Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery ©
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Batu Caves and KL Bird Park. Do your shopping at Chinatown and Pavilion KL. When in Kuala Lumpur, make a side trip to see Oasis Village in Petaling Jaya, approximately Petaling Jaya away. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, shop like a local with BB Park Bukit Bintang, and walk around KLCC Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur journey maker app.

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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