60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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

7
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.
Visiting Batu Ferringhi Beach and Tower Spa will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum (in Merbok) and Alor Setar (Kedah Royal Museum & Aman Central). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, examine the collection at The Camera Museum, explore the world behind art at Upside Down Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Tech Dome Penang.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the George Town online driving holiday planner.

Cairo, Egypt to George Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cairo to George Town due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in George Town: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Alor Setar, Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum, 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ubudiah Mosque and Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens. Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo and Ho Yan Hor Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ipoh: Kota Ngah Ibrahim (in Taiping), Tanah Rata (Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel & Mah Meri Art Gallery) and Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah (in Kuala Kangsar). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Miniature Wonders Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Kinta Tin Mining Museum, explore the world behind art at Funtasy House Trick Art, and view the masterpieces at 22 Hale Street.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ipoh road trip planner.

Getting from George Town to Ipoh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Ipoh is 1 hour. September in Ipoh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cameron Highlands, Kuala Kangsar, Masjid An-Nur, Kinta Tin Mining Museum, Gopeng Heritage House
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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

9
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.
Head to Chinatown and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkwayfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Batu Caves and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque. Venture out of the city with trips to Oasis Village (in Petaling Jaya), Sky Mirror (in Kuala Selangor) and Kechara Forest Retreat (in Bentong). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, get engrossed in the history at National Museum, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and walk around KL Bird Park.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur road trip website.

Traveling by car from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Putra Mosque, Sky Mirror, Batu Caves
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Malacca River and Pengkalan Balak Beach (Pantai Pengkalan Balak). For shopping fun, head to Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery or Time Machine Gallery. Take a break from Melaka with a short trip to Muzium Tentera Darat in Port Dickson, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, stop by Sixty 3 Heritage, admire the striking features of Stadthuys, and explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melaka trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Melaka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muzium Tentera Darat
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 26:
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Panuba Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Tioman attractions planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Melaka to Pulau Tioman in 8 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Pulau Tioman can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Panuba Beach ©
Panuba Beach

6
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sarawak Cultural Village and Kuching Mosque. Sarawak Museum and Chinese Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Johns Gallery, explore the world behind art at Urang Sarawak: Pameran Tentang Kita, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kuching online trip builder.

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, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 5:
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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 6th (Sun): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then look for all kinds of wild species at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gunung Mulu National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Sandakan.

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

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at 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. Step out of Sandakan with an excursion to Kinabatangan Jungle Camp in Sukau--about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), look for all kinds of wild species at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Sandakan Memorial Park, and admire the verdant scenery at Danum Valley Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sandakan day trip planning site.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Sandakan in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Sandakan are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kinabatangan Jungle Camp, Danum Valley Conservation Area
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll through Turtle Sanctuary Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, thenstop by Universal Diver, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pulau Perhentian Besar tour itinerary app.

Getting from Sandakan to Pulau Perhentian Besar by flight takes about 9.5 hours. October in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Kecil

The smaller of the two coral-tinged Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil remains more popular with the younger backpacker crowd due to more affordable living costs.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stroll through Long Beach, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Perhentian Island Mosque ©
Perhentian Island Mosque

8
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cenang Beach and Tengah Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Darulaman Sanctuary.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi trip builder.

You can fly from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Langkawi in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In October in Langkawi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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