37 days in Malaysia Itinerary

37 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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37 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Jodhpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Johor Bahru
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  5​h 45​min
4
Pulau Tioman
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
6
George Town, Penang Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Ipoh
— 2 nights
+4
train + foot + Fly + taxi + ferry:  8​h 45​min
8
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
9
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
10
Kuching
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jodhpur

5
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.
Chinatown and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Batu Caves and KL Bird Park. Explore Kuala Lumpur's surroundings by going to Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque (in Shah Alam) and Oasis Village (in Petaling Jaya). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 23rd (Sun) at Sunway Lagoon. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria KLCC, browse the different shops at Pavilion KL, and take in the exciting artwork at Shalini Ganendra Fine Art.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur journey planner.

Jodhpur, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jodhpur to Kuala Lumpur is 2 hours. In June, Kuala Lumpur is a bit cooler than Jodhpur - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

4
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and Hueman Studio. Head to Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery and The Orangutan Housefor some retail therapy. When in Melaka, make a side trip to see Army Museum in Port Dickson, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Stadthuys, examine the collection at House of Museums Malacca, make a trip to The Huskitory, and look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melaka visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Melaka sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Muzium Tentera Darat
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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Stadthuys ©
Stadthuys

4
nights
Johor Bahru

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.
Head to IKEA Tebrau and Johor Bahru City Squarefor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Kota Tinggi Firefly Park and Desaru. Take a break from Johor Bahru with a short trip to Johor Premium Outlet in Kulai, about 38 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Sat) at Legoland Malaysia. There's lots more to do: stop by Aeon Mall Bukit Indah, buy something for everyone on your list at Giant Plentong Mall, take an in-depth tour of Chinese Heritage Museum, and explore the wide array of goods at AEON Mall Tebrau City (Jusco Tebrau City).

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Johor Bahru route website .

You can drive from Melaka to Johor Bahru in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Shopping Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Johor Premium Outlet, Desaru
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IKEA Tebrau ©
IKEA Tebrau
Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Desaru ©
Desaru

1
day
Pulau Tioman

Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
On the 3rd (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pulau Tioman trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Johor Bahru to Pulau Tioman takes 6 hours. July in Pulau Tioman sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Escape the urban bustle at Cenang Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get some cultural insight at Art In Paradise and Wat Wanararm. On the 7th (Sun), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's still lots to do: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, see the vivid underwater world at Pulau Payar Marine Park, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi holiday maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Tioman to Langkawi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline

6
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Khoo Kongsi. Attractions like Tech Dome Penang and Batu Ferringhi Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Penang House of Music, wander the streets of Chew Jetty, steep yourself in history at Armenian Street, and get engrossed in the history at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the George Town sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi Beach, ESCAPE, Queensbay Mall, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Khoo Kongsi ©
Khoo Kongsi
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

2
nights
Ipoh

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 15th (Mon): explore the activities along Kinta River, learn more about the world around you at The Geological Museum, admire the masterpieces at Funtasy House Trick Art, then view the masterpieces at Miniature Wonders Art Gallery, and finally browse the exhibits of 22 Hale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, see the interesting displays at Dream Big World, then get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, then examine the collection at Kinta Tin Mining Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Mah Meri Art Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ipoh trip planner .

Traveling by car from George Town to Ipoh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from George Town to Ipoh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Kinta Tin Mining Museum, Mah Meri Art Gallery
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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum
Miniature Wonders Art Gallery ©
Miniature Wonders Art Gallery

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Long Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip site .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and ferry from Ipoh to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Kecil are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Perhentian Island Mosque ©
Perhentian Island Mosque

2
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Deer Cave and Gunung Mulu Summit Trek.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gunung Mulu National Park tour planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Gunung Mulu National Park. July in Gunung Mulu National Park sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek ©
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek

4
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sarawak Museum and The Ranee Museum. For shopping fun, head to John Tan Gallery or Left And Right Artisan Handcraft. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Chinese Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Brooke Gallery, and browse the different shops at The Spring Shopping Mall.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kuching day trip website .

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuching

Museums Parks Shopping
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Sarawak Museum ©
Sarawak Museum
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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