38 days in Malaysia Itinerary

38 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
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Melaka
— 2 nights
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Pangkor
— 2 nights
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Taman Negara National Park
— 2 nights
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George Town
— 3 nights
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Kuching
— 3 nights
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Sandakan
— 1 night
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Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
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Kuching
— Few hours
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George Town
— 2 nights
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 4 nights
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Pulau Kapas
— 2 nights
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Kuantan
— 2 nights
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Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Little India Brickfields, Perdana Botanical Garden, Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers and buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in September; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park, Batu Caves
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melaka driving holiday planning site.

Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Pangkor.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Xiang Lin Si Temple ©
Xiang Lin Si Temple
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

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Pangkor

Pangkor ©
The island of Pangkor retains a markedly less touristy feel, making it a perfect getaway for those looking to escape the crowds.
On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Dutch Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tua Pek Kong Temple, and then get outside with Teluk Nipah.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pangkor trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Melaka to Pangkor. In September, daytime highs in Pangkor are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Taman Negara National Park.

Things to do in Pangkor

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pulau Pangkor, Tua Pek Kong Temple, Teluk Nipah
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
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Teluk Nipah ©
Teluk Nipah
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin ©
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin
Tua Pek Kong Temple ©
Tua Pek Kong Temple

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Taman Negara National Park

Taman Negara National Park ©
A Taman Negara National Park vacation is the perfect choice for anyone into outdoor activities.
Taman Negara National Park is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taman Negara National Park, get great views at Straights of Malacca, delve into the lush surroundings at Taman Negara National Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tahan.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taman Negara National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pangkor to Taman Negara National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Taman Negara National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Taman Negara National Park, Taman Negara National Park
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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Taman Negara National Park ©
Taman Negara National Park
Mount Tahan ©
Mount Tahan

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George Town

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Go for a jaunt from George Town to Teluk Bahang to see Escape Theme Park about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, make a trip to Street Art in George Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, and have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle.

Discover how to plan a George Town trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Taman Negara National Park to George Town. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Taman Negara National Park to George Town due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, Laser Battle
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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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.
Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Bako National Park. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Sarawak Sentosa Theme Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuching online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from George Town to Kuching in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. September in Kuching sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Sentosa Theme Park ©
Sarawak Sentosa Theme Park

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Sandakan

Sandakan
Taking a trip to Sandakan remains one of the best ways to enjoy eco-friendly and culturally rewarding adventures in one of Borneo's largest cities.
For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sandakan trip planner.

You can fly from Kuching to Sandakan in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Sandakan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

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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.
Gunung Mulu National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave, snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To find out how to plan a trip to Gunung Mulu National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Sandakan to Gunung Mulu National Park in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves

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Kuching

Kuching
To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuching trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 3.5 hours. You will leave for George Town on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Kuching

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

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George Town

George Town ©
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and then kick back and relax at Batu Ferringhi Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Upside Down Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Kuih Culture Gallery & Workshop.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read George Town online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to George Town takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kuching to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in George Town

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi Beach
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Upside Down Museum ©
Upside Down Museum

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

The smaller of the two coral-tinged Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil remains more popular with the younger backpacker crowd due to more affordable living costs.
Pulau Perhentian Kecil is known for wildlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Long Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque, and get great views at Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from George Town to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; 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 September, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Kecil are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will leave for Pulau Kapas on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Perhentian Island Mosque ©
Perhentian Island Mosque

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Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas ©
Pulau Kapas is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Kapas Island.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pulau Kapas journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Kapas with the Route module. September in Pulau Kapas sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for Kuantan on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Pulau Kapas

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
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Kapas Island ©
Kapas Island

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Kuantan

Kuantan ©
The capital of Malaysia's third-largest state, busy Kuantan remains generally untouristed, yet continues to grow as a residential urban community.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sungai Lembing (Rainbow Waterfall & Bukit Panorama), Cherating (Cherating River & Cherating Turtle Sanctuary) and Kemaman District Museum (in Chukai). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Teluk Chempedak, buy something for everyone on your list at East Coast Mall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hasil Laut Kiah Kee, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Sungai Lembing Mines.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuantan online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pulau Kapas to Kuantan. In October in Kuantan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Kuantan

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Sungai Lembing, Cherating, Kemaman District Museum
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cherating River ©
Cherating River
Rainbow Waterfall ©
Rainbow Waterfall
Teluk Chempedak ©
Teluk Chempedak

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
You've added Little India Brickfields, Perdana Botanical Garden, Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Kuala Lumpur further: get in on the family fun at Sunway Lagoon, buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur road trip site.

You can drive from Kuantan to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park, Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Perdana Botanical Garden ©
Perdana Botanical Garden
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon

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