6 days in Ipoh, Cameron Highlands & Melaka Itinerary

6 days in Ipoh, Cameron Highlands & Melaka Itinerary

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6 days in Ipoh, Cameron Highlands & Melaka Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Cameron Highlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Ipoh

Ipoh ©
The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Art of OLDTOWN, Perak Cave Temple and Concubine Lane. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Concubine Lane, then explore the fascinating underground world of Perak Cave Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Art of OLDTOWN.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ipoh road trip tool .

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October in Ipoh, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in Ipoh

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Perak Cave Temple ©
Perak Cave Temple
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ipoh Railway Station ©
Ipoh Railway Station

2
nights
Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands ©
Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Cameron Bharat Tea Estate, then learn the secrets of production at Boh Tea Plantation, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cameron Highlands online travel planner .

Drive from Ipoh to Cameron Highlands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

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Boh's Tea Centre ©
Boh's Tea Centre
Cameron Bharat Tea Estate ©
Cameron Bharat Tea Estate
Mossy Forest ©
Mossy Forest

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 4th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Bee Gallery Melaka, explore the activities along Malacca River, then make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir.. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys, steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort, then explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Melaka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cameron Highlands to Melaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Melaka

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The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church

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