60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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1
Kuala Lumpur
— 7 nights
2
Melaka
— 8 nights
3
Pulau Tioman
— 1 night
4
Kuching
— 5 nights
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 6 nights
7
Sandakan
— 4 nights
8
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
9
Langkawi
— 7 nights
10
George Town, Penang Island
— 8 nights
11
Ipoh
— 7 nights

7
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Batu Caves and National Museum. Escape the urban bustle at KL Bird Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Kuala Lumpur's surroundings by going to Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque (in Shah Alam) and Oasis Village (in Petaling Jaya). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Chinatown, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, get a taste of the local shopping with KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kuala Lumpur. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

8
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Get outdoors at Malacca River and Pengkalan Balak Beach (Pantai Pengkalan Balak). Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Perbadanan Muzium Melaka will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Melaka with a short trip to Muzium Tentera Darat in Port Dickson, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Stadthuys, browse the exhibits of Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum, make a trip to The Huskitory, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Royal Malaysian Customs Department​​​.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melaka day trip planning site.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Melaka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Pulau Tioman

Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
On the 14th (Sat), stroll through Panuba Beach. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Tioman online road trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Melaka to Pulau Tioman in 8 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Panuba Beach ©
Panuba Beach

5
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sarawak Museum and Urang Sarawak: Pameran Tentang Kita. Escape the urban bustle at Bako National Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Brooke Gallery, and get a new perspective on nature at Kuching Mosque.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kuching trip itinerary app.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, subway, and flight from Pulau Tioman to Kuching in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. In September, daytime highs in Kuching are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Sarawak Museum ©
Sarawak Museum
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

2
nights
Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gunung Mulu National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

6
nights
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu ©
A holiday in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital and main gateway town, offers access to urban areas boasting a diverse and rapidly evolving set of malls, bars, and quality restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum and Sabah Art Gallery. Shop till you drop at Kadaiku and Suria Sabah. Step out of Kota Kinabalu with an excursion to Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club in Tuaran--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and browse the different shops at Imago Shopping Mall.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sabah, Tuaran
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Climbing Tours

4
nights
Sandakan

Sandakan
Taking a trip to Sandakan remains one of the best ways to enjoy eco-friendly and culturally rewarding adventures in one of Borneo's largest cities.
Step out of the city life by going to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) and Turtle Island Park. Visit Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple and Agnes Newton Keith Home for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Sandakan to Sukau to see Kinabatangan Jungle Camp about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Head underground at Gomantong Cave Sandakan, look for all kinds of wild species at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, and get engrossed in the history at Sandakan Memorial Park.

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Getting from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sandakan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kinabatangan Jungle Camp
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Turtle Island Park ©
Turtle Island Park
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ©
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, thenlook for gifts at Universal Diver, and then stroll through Turtle Sanctuary Beach.

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Fly from Sandakan to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 9.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Besar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

7
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Visiting Cenang Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, tee off at The Gulf Club Datai Bay, and identify plant and animal life at Darulaman Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Langkawi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, car, and train. October in Langkawi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline

8
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and Kek Lok Si Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Khoo Kongsi. Explore George Town's surroundings by going to Alor Setar (Kedah Royal Museum & Aman Central) and Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum (in Merbok). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street, get a new perspective on nature at Tech Dome Penang, take in the exciting artwork at Hin Bus Depot, and kick back and relax at Batu Ferringhi Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read George Town driving holiday planner.

Traveling by taxi from Langkawi to George Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in George Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Alor Setar, Batu Ferringhi, Queensbay Mall, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

7
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo and The Geological Museum. Get outdoors at Meru Valley Resort and Perak Tong Cave Temple. Explore Ipoh's surroundings by going to Kinta Tin Mining Museum (in Kampar), Time Tunnel Museum (in Brinchang) and Mah Meri Art Gallery (in Tanah Rata). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ho Yan Hor Museum, take an in-depth tour of Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah, take in the exciting artwork at 22 Hale Street, and browse the exhibits of Miniature Wonders Art Gallery.

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

Getting from George Town to Ipoh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from George Town to Ipoh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Cameron Highlands, Gopeng, Kuala Kangsar, 3D Art Galleri Sitiawan, Kinta Tin Mining Museum
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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum
Miniature Wonders Art Gallery ©
Miniature Wonders Art Gallery

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