7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Johor Bahru
— 1 day
2
Melaka
— 1 night
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Johor Bahru driving holiday website.

Singapore, Singapore to Johor Bahru is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys, thentake an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, thenexplore the activities along Malacca River, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melaka trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Johor Bahru to Melaka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Nature Parks Museums
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, thenHead underground at Batu Caves, and finally admire the striking features of Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and then stroll around KL Bird Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur visit app.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, thensee the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read George Town road trip planner.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 30th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, thensnap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi driving holiday planner.

You can drive from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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