15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Dammam

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pusat Ikan Hiasan and Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., pause for some photo ops at Hang Jebat Mausoleum, and see the interesting displays at Magic Art 3D Musuem.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melaka online vacation builder .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Melaka is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Dammam in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Melaka: highs are around 38°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary, Pusat Ikan Hiasan
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), make a trip to Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then get in on the family fun at Legoland Malaysia.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Johor Bahru itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Melaka to Johor Bahru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

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

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cenang Beach and Langkawi Wildlife Park. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater World Langkawi, head off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Langkawi trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Johor Bahru to Langkawi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. March in Langkawi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Langkawi Wildlife Park ©
Langkawi Wildlife Park

3
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.
Step out of George Town to go to Teluk Bahang and see ESCAPE, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, make a trip to Church of Immaculate Conception, and see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the George Town travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laser Battle, ESCAPE, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

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Fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur. In March in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Aquaria ©
Aquaria

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