60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 6 nights
2
Melaka
— 7 nights
3
Johor Bahru
— 6 nights
4
Kuching
— 6 nights
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 7 nights
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Kundasang
— 3 nights
8
Pulau Pangkor
— 2 nights
9
Langkawi
— 7 nights
10
George Town, Penang Island
— 7 nights
11
Ipoh
— 6 nights

6
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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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 20th (Sun) at Sunway Lagoon. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Batu Caves, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur day trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves, Lord Murugan Statue
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 24:
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sri Sakthi Ashram (in Tangkak), Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures (in Kuala Pilah) and Port Dickson (Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple & Pusat Ikan Hiasan). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, take a tour by water with Melaka River Cruise, trek along Bukit Batu Lebah Recreational Forest, and look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Melaka online itinerary planner.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures, Sri Sakthi Ashram, Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 31:
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Bukit Batu Lebah Recreational Forest ©
Bukit Batu Lebah Recreational Forest
Pusat Ikan Hiasan ©
Pusat Ikan Hiasan

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nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johor Bahru: Thekchen Choling Malaysia (in Kota Tinggi), Khatulistiwa Spa (in Pasir Gudang) and Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai) (in Kulai). Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Legoland Malaysia, admire the natural beauty at Sireh Park, get a sense of history and politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad, and browse the different shops at Angsana JB Mall.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Johor Bahru trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Johor Bahru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thekchen Choling Malaysia, Khatulistiwa Spa, Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai)
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 6:
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town ©
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town
Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary ©
Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Take a break from Kuching with a short trip to Fairy Caves in Bau, about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Bako National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village, identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, take in the waterfront at Kuching Waterfront, and get the adrenaline pumping with Kuching Caving.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kuching online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Johor Bahru to Kuching takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Kuching can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fairy Caves
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:
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Kuching Caving ©
Kuching Caving
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), take in the views from Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Gunung Mulu National Park trip builder site.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kota Kinabalu: Tagal Tinopikon Park (in Penampang) and Sabah (in Semporna). Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island, tour in style with Borneo Calling, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Aru Beach.

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You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kundasang.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tagal Tinopikon Park, Sabah
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 21:
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Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Climbing Tours
Borneo Calling ©
Borneo Calling

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Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu and then take in the dramatic scenery at Langanan Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Arnab Village, appreciate the history behind Kundasang War Memorial, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Sosodikon Hill.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kundasang travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Pulau Pangkor.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sabah, Langanan Waterfall, Arnab Village
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
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Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Langanan Waterfall ©
Langanan Waterfall

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Pulau Pangkor

Pulau Pangkor ©
Tropical Pangkor provided the setting for the Treaty of 1874, which strengthened ened British control of Perak and its lucrative tin trade.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Pulau Giam, step off the mainland to explore Pangkor Island, then make a trip to Foo Lin Kong Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Coral Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pulau Pangkor holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Kundasang to Pulau Pangkor with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Pulau Pangkor are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pulau Pangkor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 26:
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Coral Beach ©
Coral Beach
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin ©
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin
Pulau Giam ©
Pulau Giam

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 28th (Thu), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Langkawi Wildlife Park, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Langkawi sightseeing planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Pangkor to Langkawi. January in Langkawi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 26 — Feb 2:
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, don't miss a visit to Chew Jetty, and relax and rejuvenate at Panpuri Organic Spa Penang.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Langkawi to George Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Museums · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Tanjung Bungah, Batu Ferringhi, Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 9:
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Panpuri Organic Spa Penang ©
Panpuri Organic Spa Penang
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
The Gravityz ©
The Gravityz

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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.
Explore Ipoh's surroundings by going to Gopeng (Nomad Adventure, River Explorer White Water Rafting, &more) and Taiping (Aun Tong Coffee Mill & Taiping Lake Gardens). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Lost World Of Tambun, take a peaceful walk through Bukit Kledang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perak Tong Cave Temple, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Ipoh trip builder app.

Traveling by car from George Town to Ipoh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Ipoh. February in Ipoh sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Gopeng, Taiping, Lata Ulu Chepor
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 15:
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Gua Tempurung ©
Gua Tempurung
Nomad Adventure ©
Nomad Adventure
Lost World Of Tambun ©
Lost World Of Tambun

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