11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights
6
Pulau Redang
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, then walk around KLCC Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), and then look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur day trip planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. April in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Melaka Straits Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys, then don't miss a visit to River Walk, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Fun Park Museum 尧方乐园博物馆, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then examine the collection at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Melaka online visit planner.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Melaka, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
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Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca ©
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
River Walk
River Walk

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, get your game on at Laser Battle, then take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, then see the interesting displays at Ho Yan Hor Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Funtasy House Trick Art.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Ipoh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Ipoh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daily temperatures in Ipoh can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
Funtasy House Trick Art ©
Funtasy House Trick Art

3
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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Street Art in George Town and Spas. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, examine the collection at Asia Camera Museum, and admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our George Town trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ipoh to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ipoh to George Town is minus 1 hour. April in George Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Spas
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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Street Art in George Town ©
Street Art in George Town
Spas

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to De'zone, then admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and finally Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Langkawi trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Langkawi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure
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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
On the 24th (Fri), take a memorable tour with Tours and then head off the coast to Redang Island.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Pulau Redang trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Langkawi to Pulau Redang in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Redang Island ©
Redang Island

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