13 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

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1
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
2
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
— 1 night
3
Melaka, Malaysia
— 1 night
4
Ipoh, Malaysia
— 1 night
5
George Town, Malaysia
— 1 night
6
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Get in touch with nature at Jurong Bird Park and Tanjong Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and Sentosa Boardwalk. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Chinatown, walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, trek along The Southern Ridges, and identify plant and animal life at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip itinerary builder site.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Singapore is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Reykjavik to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Reykjavik in December: high temperatures in Singapore hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
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Jurong Bird Park ©
Jurong Bird Park
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

1
night
Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, and then find something for the whole family at Legoland Malaysia.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Johor Bahru online trip itinerary planner.

Johor Bahru is very close to Singapore. In December, daily temperatures in Johor Bahru can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple ©
Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple
Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque ©
Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

1
night
Melaka, Malaysia

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 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xiang Lin Si Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., thenexplore the galleries of Stadthuys, and finally contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Melaka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Johor Bahru to Melaka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. December in Melaka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
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St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Stadthuys ©
Stadthuys

1
night
Ipoh, Malaysia

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.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perak Tong Cave Temple, delve into the lush surroundings at Bukit Kledang, thenadmire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Panglima Kinta.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ipoh travel planning website.

You can drive from Melaka to Ipoh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December in Ipoh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
Bukit Kledang ©
Bukit Kledang
Perak Tong Cave Temple ©
Perak Tong Cave Temple

1
night
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, stop by Armenian Street, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ipoh to George Town. In December, daytime highs in George Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, and then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, stroll through Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and then Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Langkawi road trip tool.

Traveling by taxi from George Town to Langkawi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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