8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Drive:  30 min
1
Johor Bahru
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Melaka
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Singapore

1
day
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 29th (Fri): cool off at Legoland Malaysia.

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Singapore, Singapore to Johor Bahru is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. March in Johor Bahru sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the activities along Malacca River, make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melaka trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Johor Bahru to Melaka in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. March in Melaka sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

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

3
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
On the 3rd (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally make a trip to Church of Immaculate Conception.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read George Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) 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

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 4th (Thu), stroll through Cenang Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater World Langkawi, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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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