60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 8 nights
+2
train + taxi + ferry:  8​h
3
Pulau Tioman
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + subway + Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Kuching
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Sandakan
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  8​h
8
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
+2
ferry + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Langkawi
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
10
George Town, Penang Island
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Ipoh
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
For shopping fun, head to Central Market Kuala Lumpur or Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque. Let the collections at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and Art House Gallery Museum of Ethnic Arts capture your imagination. Step out of Kuala Lumpur to go to Petaling Jaya and see Oasis Village, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: Head underground at Batu Caves, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, and buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In August in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St Paul's Church and A Famosa Fort. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Sixty 3 Heritage. Step out of Melaka with an excursion to Muzium Tentera Darat in Port Dickson--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Stadthuys, take in the exciting artwork at The Orangutan House, explore the galleries of Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, and examine the collection at House of Museums Malacca.

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Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Melaka, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can 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), enjoy the sand and surf at Panuba Beach. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Tioman trip maker .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry from Melaka to Pulau Tioman in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow 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.
Sarawak Cultural Village and Kuching Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sarawak Museum and John Tan Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Chinese Museum, admire the masterpieces at Urang Sarawak: Pameran Tentang Kita, and stop by Left And Right Artisan Handcraft.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Kuching day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Tioman to Kuching. In September, daytime highs in Kuching are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Museums Outdoors Tours
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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the views from 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.

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You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Gunung Mulu National Park can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°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 Nature Parks
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kinabalu Park and Climbing Tours. Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum and Sabah Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club in Tuaran (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Pasupathinath Alayam, explore the striking landscape of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, and head off the coast to Manukan Island.

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Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Nature Parks 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) and Kinabatangan Jungle Camp. Get some cultural insight at Sandakan Memorial Park and Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Turtle Island Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, steep yourself in history at Agnes Newton Keith Home, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gomantong Cave Sandakan.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sandakan online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daytime highs in Sandakan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°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 ©

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

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

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Besar trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Sandakan to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Besar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cenang Beach and Tengah Beach. Visiting Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Langkawi trip itinerary builder site .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Langkawi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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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.
Head to Hin Bus Depot and Indochine Naturalfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Batu Ferringhi Beach and Tower Spa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around George Town: Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum (in Merbok) and Alor Setar (Kedah Royal Museum & Aman Central). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, examine the collection at The Camera Museum, look for gifts at 5.4 North, and make a trip to Chew Jetty.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the George Town travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 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. October in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Alor Setar, Batu Ferringhi, Queensbay Mall, Indochine Natural
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 20:
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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

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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.
Visit Ubudiah Mosque and Perak Cave Temple for their historical value. Mah Meri Art Gallery and Ho Yan Hor Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Ipoh's surroundings by going to Time Tunnel Museum (in Brinchang), Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah (in Kuala Kangsar) and Kinta Tin Mining Museum (in Kampar). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, look for gifts at Guan Heong Biscuit Shop, browse the exhibits of 22 Hale Street, and see the interesting displays at Dream Big World.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ipoh trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from George Town to Ipoh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from George Town to Ipoh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Ipoh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Gopeng, Cameron Highlands, Kuala Kangsar, 3D Art Galleri Sitiawan, Kota Ngah Ibrahim
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 27:
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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
Ubudiah Mosque ©
Ubudiah Mosque

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