19 days in Malaysia Itinerary

19 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Langkawi
— 5 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
3
Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island
— 1 night
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
5
Melaka
— 2 nights

5
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tengah Beach, Black Sand Beach, Gunung Raya, and other attractions you added. Get in touch with nature at Pasir Tengkorak Beach and Durian Perangin Waterfall. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wat Wanararm and Eagle Square. There's more to do: stroll through Cenang Beach and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Langkawi itinerary planner.

Chengdu, China to Langkawi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chengdu in January, things will get much hotter in Langkawi: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You will leave for George Town on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

4
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Colonial Penang Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Penang House of Music and Food Tours. Step out of George Town to go to Sungai Petani and see Pantai Merdeka, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at The Habitat Penang Hill, and get engrossed in the history at Sun Yat Sen Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our George Town online itinerary planner.

Traveling by taxi from Langkawi to George Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town. In January, daily temperatures in George Town can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Batu Ferringhi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pantai Merdeka, The Habitat Penang Hill
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
The Habitat Penang Hill ©
The Habitat Penang Hill
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram

1
night
Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island

Batu Ferringhi ©
Situated on the northern coast of Penang, the resort town of Batu Ferringhi has traditionally thrived as a tourism hotspot, with visitors flocking to experience the sun, sea, and sand.
On the 24th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Ferringhi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkey Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kerachut Beach, and finally admire the engineering at Teluk Bahang Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque and then examine the collection at TeddyVille Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Batu Ferringhi trip builder.

Batu Ferringhi is just a short distance from George Town. In January, daytime highs in Batu Ferringhi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Batu Ferringhi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang Dam, Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque
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Monkey Beach ©
Monkey Beach
Batu Ferringhi Beach ©
Batu Ferringhi Beach
Kerachut Beach ©
Kerachut Beach

4
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Pantai Redang and Bagan Lalang Beach. Get in touch with nature at Batu Caves and Pantai Kelanang Beach. Step out of Kuala Lumpur to go to Kapar and see Pantai Remis, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Dark Cave Malaysia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Batu Ferringhi to Kuala Lumpur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. January in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Pantai Redang, Bagan Lalang Beach, Pantai Kelanang Beach, Pantai Remis
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Dark Cave Malaysia ©
Dark Cave Malaysia
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys and then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenkick back and relax at Pantai Klebang, and finally identify plant and animal life at Padang Kemunting Turtle Management Centre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melaka road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Melaka are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Padang Kemunting Turtle Management Centre, Gunung Datuk
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Pantai Klebang ©
Pantai Klebang
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
Spas

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