5 days in Selangor, Johor & Melaka Itinerary

5 days in Selangor, Johor & Melaka Itinerary

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5 days in Selangor, Johor & Melaka Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
train:  30​min
1
Petaling Jaya
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
3
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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Petaling Jaya

Petaling Jaya ©
First established in 1952 and since swallowed up by the urban sprawl of Kuala Lumpur, you can now hardly distinguish Petaling Jaya from the ever-growing Malaysian capital.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then cool off at Sunway Lagoon. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, don't miss a visit to Bukit Melawati, then kick back and relax at Sky Mirror, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sasaran Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Petaling Jaya trip site .

Kuala Lumpur to Petaling Jaya is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also drive. In December, daytime highs in Petaling Jaya are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Petaling Jaya

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kuala Selangor, Batu Caves
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Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Spas
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

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night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then cool off at Legoland Malaysia.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Johor Bahru trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Petaling Jaya to Johor Bahru in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight, subway, and bus. In December in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Spas
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Spas

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, make a trip to Chinatown - Melaka, then make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Taming Sari, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, then delve into the distant past at St Paul's Church, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melaka trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Johor Bahru to Melaka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Melaka

Spas Nature Parks
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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Chinatown - Melaka ©
Chinatown - Melaka
Spas

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