7 days in Genting Highlands, Melaka State & Port Dickson Itinerary

7 days in Genting Highlands, Melaka State & Port Dickson Itinerary

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Genting Highlands
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Melaka
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Port Dickson
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Genting Highlands — 1 night

Genting Highlands represents a hill resort with a cool climate and plenty of attractions.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the history at The VOID, then buy something for everyone on your list at Genting Highlands Premium Outlets, then make a trip to Chin Swee Cave Temple, and finally get in on the family fun at SnowWorld.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Genting Highlands vacation planner.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to Genting Highlands is an approximately 132-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.
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Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Melaka — 3 nights

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Melaka is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, don't miss a visit to A Famosa Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, and admire the striking features of Stadthuys.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melaka sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Genting Highlands to Melaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Port Dickson.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Port Dickson — 2 nights

Port Dickson's proximity to Kuala Lumpur makes it popular with both Malay and foreign tourists looking to escape the city and relax on the beach.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Muzium Tentera Darat, then join the crowd at Sepang International Circuit, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of The Visitation, and finally examine the collection at Lukut Muzium (Muzium Lukut). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Tanjung Tuan Recreational Forest, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple, and then meet the residents at Pusat Ikan Hiasan.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Dickson day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Melaka to Port Dickson in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.
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Melaka State travel guide

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Landmarks · Bodies of Water · History Museums
Historic State
Melaka State, an area with a wealth of history based around its main port town, beckons tourists who wish to walk in the footsteps of emperors, conquerers, and colonists. The Portuguese, Dutch, and the British all ruled over the area at separate points during the colonial era, and some of the places they built--the forts, the churches, the memorials--still stand alongside the markets and clanhouses of Chinese immigrants in historical districts, including a World Heritage Site. Botanical gardens and large nature parks await those who prefer to bypass the urban areas. The rural region is known for its trekking routes through recreational forests.
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