32 days in Negeri Sembilan, Melaka & Johor Bahru Itinerary

32 days in Negeri Sembilan, Melaka & Johor Bahru Itinerary

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Kuala Pilah
— 1 night
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Melaka
— 12 nights
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Johor Bahru
— 11 nights
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Port Dickson
— 7 nights
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Kuala Pilah

— 1 night
The Kuala Pilah District is a town, a district and a parliamentary constituency in central Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.TownscapeThe eponymous town is an old valley town with many of the pre-war Chinese shop houses still fronting the main streets surrounded by traditional style Malay village houses built on stilts nestled among extensive rice fields. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): Head underground at Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures and then trek along Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Ulu Bendul Recreational Park, take in the awesome beauty at Gunung Datuk, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokong Si Thian Kong.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Pilah road trip app.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Pilah is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Pilah

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:

Melaka

— 12 nights

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Bring the kids along to Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Stadthuys. Change things up with these side-trips from Melaka: Sri Sakthi Ashram (in Tangkak) and Tanjung Emas Park (in Muar). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at St Paul's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., take in panoramic vistas at Menara Taming Sari, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and make a trip to Chinatown - Melaka.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melaka trip builder website.

You can drive from Kuala Pilah to Melaka in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 13:

Johor Bahru

— 11 nights

Southern City

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Legoland Malaysia and Desaru. Explore Johor Bahru's surroundings by going to Kota Tinggi (Kota Johor Lama Museum & Thekchen Choling Malaysia), The Els Club Desaru Coast - Ocean Course (in Bandar Penawar) and Kulai (Johor Premium Outlet & Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai)). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, ponder the world of politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad, admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, and get engrossed in the history at Chinese Heritage Museum.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Johor Bahru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In March in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Port Dickson.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 24:

Port Dickson

— 7 nights
Port Dickson's proximity to Kuala Lumpur makes it popular with both Malay and foreign tourists looking to escape the city and relax on the beach.
Kids will enjoy Pusat Ikan Hiasan and Church of The Visitation. Explore Port Dickson's surroundings by going to Sepang (Garage & Mitsui Outlet Park Klia Sepang), Church of St Theresa (in Kampung Baharu Nilai) and Seremban (Pokok Getah Pertama, Cat Town, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Muzium Tentera Darat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Odyssey Massage, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sungai Menyala Edu-Ecotourism Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Port Dickson road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Johor Bahru to Port Dickson takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Dickson can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Port Dickson

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 31:

Negeri Sembilan travel guide

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Military Museums · Art Galleries · Lighthouses
A Negeri Sembilan vacation offers a diverse mix of cultural and natural attractions. The scenic coastline provides the closest beaches to Kuala Lumpur, making it popular among locals, expats, and Singaporeans, and it has the food, entertainment, and amenities to match. The lush, hilly jungle that makes up the rest of the state hides waterfalls, caves, and many hiking trails. For a break from the wild, Negeri Sembilan's cities boast museums to browse, Chinese shophouses and temples to visit, and colonial architecture to admire. The rich, spicy local cuisine shows the influence of the region's large ethnic Chinese and Indian populations.