13 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

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13 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik, Iceland
Bus + Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Melaka, Malaysia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Ipoh, Malaysia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
George Town, Malaysia
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h
6
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  22 h
End: Reykjavik, Iceland

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 some historical perspective at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and Sentosa Boardwalk. Get a sense of the local culture at Chinatown and Singapore Botanic Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Jurong Bird Park, make a trip to Singapore Flyer, enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjong Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Mosque.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Singapore trip planner .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Singapore is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Singapore is 8 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Reykjavik in December, with highs in Singapore at 36°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Jurong Bird Park ©
Jurong Bird Park

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, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, and then get in on the family fun at Legoland Malaysia.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Johor Bahru trip planner .

Johor Bahru is very close to Singapore. In December, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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 ©
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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Xiang Lin Si Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, make a trip to Christ Church, then take an in-depth tour of Stadthuys, and finally contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Melaka trip tool .

You can drive from Johor Bahru to Melaka in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): Head underground at Perak Cave Temple, then trek along Bukit Kledang, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Panglima Kinta.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ipoh trip planner .

Drive from Melaka to Ipoh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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, wander the streets of Armenian Street, then admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the George Town trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ipoh to George Town due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow 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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Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
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.
Start 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. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, kick back and relax at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

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Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. December in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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