15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shah Alam
— 4 nights
2
Johor Bahru
— 2 nights
3
Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night
4
Sandakan
— 2 nights
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights


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4
nights
Shah Alam

Shah Alam ©
The devout Muslim city of Shah Alam has a steadily developing economy and a burgeoning tourism industry to match.
Get some historical perspective at Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque and Sri Shakti Temple. i-City and Kuala Selangor District Historical Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Shah Alam's surroundings by going to Sky Mirror (in Kuala Selangor) and Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple (in Jenjarom). There's more to do: cool off at Sunway Lagoon and examine the collection at Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Shah Alam trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Shah Alam is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Shah Alam

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kuala Selangor, Sunway Lagoon, Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery, Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple
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i-City ©
i-City
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque ©
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple ©
Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple

2
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.
Visit Johor Old Chinese Temple and Putuo Village for their historical value. Kids will enjoy Desaru and The Vicar Church Of Immaculate Conception. Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Legoland Malaysia, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam, and take an in-depth tour of Chinese Heritage Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Johor Bahru tour itinerary planning website.

Drive from Shah Alam to Johor Bahru in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Johor Bahru can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Historic Sites Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Putuo Village, Desaru
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Putuo Village ©
Putuo Village
Desaru ©
Desaru
Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

1
night
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu ©
A holiday in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital and main gateway town, offers access to urban areas boasting a diverse and rapidly evolving set of malls, bars, and quality restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
On the 17th (Thu), stroll through Tanjung Aru Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Pasupathinath Alayam, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Kota Kinabalu Japanese Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu route maker.

Getting from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
Tanjung Aru Beach ©
Tanjung Aru Beach
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam ©
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kun Yam (Goddess of Mercy) Temple, get engrossed in the history at Sandakan Memorial Park, and then learn more about the world around you at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC). On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sam Sing Kung Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, and then wander the streets of Kg Pukat Fisherman Village.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sandakan online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Sandakan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Sandakan

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Sandakan Memorial Park
Sandakan Memorial Park
Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple ©
Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Pantai Redang and Tanjung Gemok Beach. You'll explore and learn at Petrosains Science Discovery Centre and Muzium Tentera Darat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuala Lumpur: Putra Mosque (in Putrajaya) and Bagan Pinang Beach (in Port Dickson). There's lots more to do: stroll through Batu Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thean Hou Temple, contemplate the long history of Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, and admire the local landmark of Pavilion Crystal Fountain.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur holiday maker website.

You can fly from Sandakan to Kuala Lumpur in 6 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Putra Mosque, Batu Caves, Pantai Redang
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Muzium Tentera Darat ©
Muzium Tentera Darat
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

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