35 days in Kuantan, Melaka & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

35 days in Kuantan, Melaka & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Kuantan
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Melaka
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Kuala Lumpur
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Kuantan

— 2 nights
The capital of Malaysia's third-largest state, busy Kuantan remains generally untouristed, yet continues to grow as a residential urban community.
On the 17th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Chempedak and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Sungai Lembing Mines. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Cherating Turtle Sanctuary and then explore the activities along Cherating River.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kuantan road trip planner.

Ipoh to Kuantan is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kuantan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuantan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Melaka

— 2 nights

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and then don't miss a visit to A Famosa Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., then don't miss a visit to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and then make a trip to The Huskitory.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Melaka trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kuantan to Melaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Melaka sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Kuala Lumpur

— 30 nights

Garden City of Lights

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.
Explore Kuala Lumpur's surroundings by going to Kechara Forest Retreat (in Bentong), Mission-Q (in Subang Jaya) and Genting Highlands (Chin Swee Cave Temple, The VOID, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur travel planning tool.

Getting from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

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