60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Ipoh
— 5 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 7 nights
3
Langkawi
— 8 nights
4
Kota Kinabalu
— 6 nights
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
6
Kuching
— 6 nights
7
Johor Bahru
— 6 nights
8
Pulau Tioman
— 4 nights
9
Melaka
— 7 nights
10
Kuala Lumpur
— 8 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lost World Of Tambun and Seong Man. Change things up with these side-trips from Ipoh: Gopeng (River Explorer White Water Rafting & Nomad Adventure). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, see the interesting displays at Time Tunnel Museum, Ipoh Old Town, explore the fascinating underground world of Perak Tong Cave Temple, and take in the exciting artwork at Miniature Wonders Art Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ipoh online attractions planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Gopeng
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Nomad Adventure ©
Nomad Adventure
Lost World Of Tambun ©
Lost World Of Tambun
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo

7
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.
Kids will enjoy Escape Theme Park and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at Panpuri Organic Spa Penang, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Zone, let your taste buds guide you at Simply Enak - Food Experiences, and examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the George Town road trip website.

Getting from Ipoh to George Town by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ipoh to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi, Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park, Indochine Natural
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Panpuri Organic Spa Penang ©
Panpuri Organic Spa Penang
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Adventure Zone ©
Adventure Zone

8
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 Spas. On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, get to know the resident critters at Langkawi Wildlife Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Langkawi trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Kids will enjoy Kinabalu Park and Manukan Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kota Kinabalu: Tuaran (Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum & The Spa), Tagal Tinopikon Park (in Penampang) and Sosodikon Hill (in Kundasang). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, view the masterpieces at Sabah Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, and head off the coast to Mamutik Island.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu trip maker app.

Fly from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sabah, Tuaran, Sabah, Tagal Tinopikon Park, Sosodikon Hill
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Climbing Tours
Tagal Tinopikon Park ©
Tagal Tinopikon Park

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then shake up your sightseeing with Garden Of Eden Valley Walk. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Deer Cave.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gunung Mulu National Park sightseeing planner.

Fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
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.
Attractions like Bako National Park and Semenggoh Nature Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, push the limits with Kuching Caving, make a trip to Kuching Esplanade, and see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuching road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kuching can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks · Tours · Nature
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Kuching Caving ©
Kuching Caving
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

6
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Legoland Malaysia and Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Johor Bahru side-trips: Khatulistiwa Spa (in Pasir Gudang), Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai) (in Kulai) and Kota Tinggi (Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm & Thekchen Choling Malaysia). Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad, make a trip to Istana Bukit Serene, browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sireh Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Johor Bahru trip planner.

You can fly from Kuching to Johor Bahru in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Johor Bahru sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kota Tinggi, Khatulistiwa Spa, Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai)
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 28:
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town ©
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town
Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm ©
Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm

4
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.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Renggis Island make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: get outside with Monkey Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Panuba Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Ombak House, and play a few rounds at Tioman Island Golf Club.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pulau Tioman visit planning site.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Johor Bahru to Pulau Tioman in 6 hours. In December in Pulau Tioman, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Melaka.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Panuba Beach ©
Panuba Beach
Renggis Island ©
Renggis Island

7
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Family-friendly places like Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Melaka side-trips: Port Dickson (Platinum Charters, Muzium Tentera Darat, &more) and Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures (in Kuala Pilah). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, delve into the distant past at St Paul's Church, get engrossed in the history at Stadthuys, and contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Melaka trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Pulau Tioman to Melaka takes 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Ayer Keroh, Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 8:
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Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary ©
Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
Muzium Tentera Darat ©
Muzium Tentera Darat
Platinum Charters ©
Platinum Charters

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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.
Bring the kids along to Petronas Twin Towers and KL Bird Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Sepang International Circuit (in Sepang), Putra Mosque (in Putrajaya) and Aeon Mall (in Nilai). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Batu Caves, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, shop like a local with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves, Sepang International Circuit, Putra Mosque, Aeon Mall
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 16:
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Aquaria ©
Aquaria
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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