10 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

10 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
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Seremban
— 1 night
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Melaka
— 2 nights
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Batu Pahat
— 1 day
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Johor Bahru
— 1 night
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Bandar Penawar
— 1 night
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Kuantan
— 1 night
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Kuala Terengganu
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Kota Bharu
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Kuala Lumpur

— 1 night

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.
You've added Petrosains Science Discovery Centre, Merdeka Square, National Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, get engrossed in the history at National Museum, then get curious at Petrosains Science Discovery Centre, then take in the pleasant sights at KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and finally slough off your stress at Turkish baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Merdeka Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, and finally don't miss a visit to Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur holiday maker tool.

Kulim to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kulim to Kuala Lumpur. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Seremban.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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Seremban

— 1 night
Seremban is a town and the capital of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, located within Seremban District. To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seremban route app.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Seremban in an hour. In December in Seremban, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Melaka.

Things to do in Seremban

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping
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Melaka

— 2 nights

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort, explore the activities along Malacca River, and then take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at Woodbox Fitness, then delve into the distant past at St Paul's Church, then stop by Ghee Hiang @ Jonker, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Klebang.

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You can drive from Seremban to Melaka in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Batu Pahat.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Batu Pahat

— 1 day
The Batu Pahat District is a district in the state of Johor, Malaysia. On the 21st (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Batu Pahat Mall and then steep yourself in history at Pantai Minyak Beku.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Batu Pahat trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melaka to Batu Pahat in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Batu Pahat

Historic Sites · Shopping
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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. 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 22nd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru planner.

You can drive from Batu Pahat to Johor Bahru in 2 hours. In December in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Bandar Penawar.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Spas · Historic Sites
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Bandar Penawar

— 1 night
For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bandar Penawar trip planning app.

Getting from Johor Bahru to Bandar Penawar by car takes about 1.5 hours. December in Bandar Penawar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for Kuantan on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Bandar Penawar

Outdoors · Golf · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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Kuantan

— 1 night
The capital of Malaysia's third-largest state, busy Kuantan remains generally untouristed, yet continues to grow as a residential urban community.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Sungai Pandan Waterfall and then enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Chempedak.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuantan trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bandar Penawar to Kuantan in 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kuala Terengganu.

Things to do in Kuantan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Kuala Terengganu

— 1 night
Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
On the 24th (Fri), take a stroll through Kampung China (Chinatown).

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kuala Terengganu travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuantan to Kuala Terengganu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kuala Terengganu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Kota Bharu.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Neighborhoods
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Kota Bharu

— 1 night

The Islamic City

Known as ‘The Islamic City’, Kota Bharu offers a fine architectural mix of dignified mosques and old royal buildings.
On the 25th (Sat), examine the collection at Istana Jahar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al-Muhammadi, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Pantai Cahaya Bulan.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kota Bharu trip builder tool.

Getting from Kuala Terengganu to Kota Bharu by car takes about 3 hours. In December in Kota Bharu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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