60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Langkawi
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ipoh
— 5 nights
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Melaka
— 7 nights
6
Johor Bahru
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  5​h 45​min
7
Pulau Tioman
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
8
Sandakan
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
9
Kota Kinabalu
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h
10
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
11
Kuching
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Cairo

6
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll get in some beach time at Cenang Beach and Tanjung Rhu Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Art In Paradise and Batik Village. There's lots more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and identify plant and animal life at Pulau Payar Marine Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi attractions planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Langkawi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cairo to Langkawi. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Langkawi to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. Head to Hin Bus Depot and 5.4 Northfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from George Town: Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum (in Merbok) and Alor Setar (Kedah Royal Museum & Aman Central). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza, wander the streets of Armenian Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the George Town road trip tool .

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi, Alor Setar, 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 ©

5
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 outdoors at Meru Valley Resort and Perak Cave Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Church of St. Michael. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ipoh: Kota Ngah Ibrahim (in Taiping), Time Tunnel Museum (in Brinchang) and Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah (in Kuala Kangsar). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Mah Meri Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Kinta Tin Mining Museum, take an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, and view the masterpieces at Khizanat.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ipoh trip planner .

Drive from George Town to Ipoh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Ipoh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cameron Highlands, Kinta Tin Mining Museum, Kota Ngah Ibrahim, Gopeng Heritage House, Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah
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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

8
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Batu Caves and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Central Market Kuala Lumpur and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Venture out of the city with trips to Oasis Village (in Petaling Jaya) and IOI City Mall (in Putrajaya). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, take a stroll through Chinatown, and stroll around KLCC Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves, Petaling Street Heritage House, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, IOI City Mall
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

7
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Stadthuys. Get some historical perspective at St Paul's Church and Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir.. When in Melaka, make a side trip to see Muzium Tentera Darat in Port Dickson, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, browse the exhibits of The Orangutan House, get engrossed in the history at Perbadanan Muzium Melaka, and examine the collection at House of Museums Malacca.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melaka route maker tool .

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Johor Bahru.

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

4
nights
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.
Visiting Desaru and Kota Tinggi Firefly Park will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Muzium Nelayan Tanjung Balau and Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam. Step out of Johor Bahru to go to Kulai and see Johor Premium Outlet, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a splash at Legoland Malaysia, get engrossed in the history at Chinese Heritage Museum, look for gifts at Gent Utopia, and buy something for everyone on your list at AEON Mall.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru trip planning site .

You can drive from Melaka to Johor Bahru in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Johor Bahru can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Shopping Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Muzium Nelayan Tanjung Balau, Desaru, Johor Premium Outlet
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Johor Premium Outlet ©
Johor Premium Outlet
Muzium Nelayan Tanjung Balau ©
Muzium Nelayan Tanjung Balau
Desaru ©
Desaru

2
nights
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 4th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Tioman Island Golf Club and then kick back and relax at Panuba Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Tioman travel route website .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Johor Bahru to Pulau Tioman in 6 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pulau Tioman can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors Tours Golf
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Panuba Beach ©
Panuba Beach

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Sandakan Memorial Park and Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC). Step out of the city life by going to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) and Kinabatangan Jungle Camp. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Turtle Island Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Agnes Newton Keith Home, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sandakan holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Tioman to Sandakan. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

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 ©

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.
Get outdoors at Kinabalu Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Popular historic sites such as Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Sri Pasupathinath Alayam are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Tuaran (Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum & Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club). There's much more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, explore the galleries of Sabah Art Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu, and look for gifts at Kadaiku.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kota Kinabalu trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gunung Mulu National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in an hour. In October in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

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
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarawak Museum and Chinese Museum. Visiting Semenggoh Nature Reserve and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, stop by Left And Right Artisan Handcraft, and contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuching tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 2 hours. October in Kuching sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kuching

Museums Shopping Parks
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Sarawak Museum ©
Sarawak Museum
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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