16 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

16 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

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16 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
George Town, Malaysia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Ipoh, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

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.
Head to Orchard Road and Little Indiafor plenty of shopping. Attractions like Singapore Zoo and Tanjong Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, trek along The Southern Ridges, and make a trip to Singapore Flyer.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Singapore itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from Finland, the closest major aiport is Singapore Changi Airport. In June in Singapore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Universal Studios Singapore ©
Universal Studios Singapore
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): browse the different shops at Johor Premium Outlet and then find something for the whole family at Legoland Malaysia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Danga Bay and then browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Johor Bahru trip itinerary builder website .

Johor Bahru is just a stone's throw from Singapore. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Johor Premium Outlet
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Johor Premium Outlet ©
Johor Premium Outlet
Johor Bahru City Square ©
Johor Bahru City Square

5
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Step out of the city life by going to Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and Batu Ferringhi Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Take a break from George Town with a short trip to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, stop by 5.4 North, and see the interesting displays at Asia Camera Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our George Town route builder site .

You can fly from Johor Bahru to George Town in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in George Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi Beach
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The Habitat Penang Hill ©
The Habitat Penang Hill
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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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.
Kids will enjoy Funtasy House Trick Art and Lost World Of Tambun. Head to Miniature Wonders Art Gallery and Guan Heong Biscuit Shopfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ipoh: Gua Tempurung (in Gopeng) and Cameron Highlands Butterfly Garden (in Cameron Highlands). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bukit Kledang, get engrossed in the history at Ho Yan Hor Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Perak Tong Cave Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid India Muslim.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ipoh day trip planning site .

You can drive from George Town to Ipoh in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. July in Ipoh sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gua Tempurung, Cameron Highlands Butterfly Garden
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Perak Tong Cave Temple ©
Perak Tong Cave Temple
Bukit Kledang ©
Bukit Kledang
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo

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