5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  2​h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Jakarta

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. In October in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Kuala Lumpur City Gallery ©
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Sultan Abdul Samad Building ©
Sultan Abdul Samad Building

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, take an in-depth tour of Malacca Heritage Centre, and then explore the activities along Malacca River.

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You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October in Melaka, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Nature Museums
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Malacca Heritage Centre ©
Malacca Heritage Centre
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, then view the masterpieces at Art House Gallery Museum of Ethnic Arts, and finally take a stroll through Little India Brickfields.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple ©
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
Little India Brickfields ©
Little India Brickfields