8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Drive to Limbang, Fly to Kuching
— 1 night
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights


Kuching — 1 night

Cat City

A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum and then stroll through Semenggoh Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kuching visit website.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to Kuching is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Kuching sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to fly to Johor Bahru.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Johor Bahru — 1 night

Southern City

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Chinese Heritage Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad, and then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Johor Bahru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Johor Bahru sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Langkawi.
Theme Parks · Museums
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Langkawi — 2 nights

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then stroll around Langkawi Wildlife Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Langkawi online road trip planner.

Fly from Johor Bahru to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. August in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Kuala Lumpur.
Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure
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Kuala Lumpur — 3 nights

Garden City of Lights

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.
Bring the kids along to Petronas Twin Towers and Chinatown. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur online vacation maker.

You can fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Malaysia travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Parks
An unusual blend of a developing nation and the modern world, Malaysia ranks as one of the richest countries in Southeast Asia, its prosperity largely resting on thriving high-tech industries. Malaysia vacations remain a more affordable alternative to the expensive tourism in some neighboring countries. Take a trip to Malaysia to explore busy cities filled with colonial-era architecture, tranquil tea plantations supporting a large portion of the local population, and dozens of scattered islands happily evading the worst aspects of mass tourism. While there may be fewer visitors, there's no shortage of fine beaches, mangrove estuaries, and verdant rainforests filled with exotic wildlife.