19 days in Malaysia & Brunei-Muara District Itinerary

19 days in Malaysia & Brunei-Muara District Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
George Town, Malaysia
— 3 nights
2
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
— 1 night
3
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
— 3 nights
4
Kundasang, Malaysia
— 1 night
5
Sandakan, Malaysia
— 2 nights
6
Labuan Island, Malaysia
— 2 nights
7
Miri, Malaysia
— 1 night
8
Bintulu, Malaysia
— 2 nights
9
Kuching, Malaysia
— 3 nights

3
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Take a break from George Town with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, contemplate the long history of Fort Cornwallis, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and admire the masterpieces at Teochew Puppet and Opera House.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our George Town road trip planner.

Melaka to George Town is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bandar Seri Begawan.

Things to do in George Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, Tropical Spice Garden, Escape Theme Park
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park

1
night
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Bandar Seri Begawan ©
The capital of the Sultanate of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan offers a variety of entertainment in a modern Islamic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, engage your brain at Malay Technology Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Regalia Museum. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, stroll through Pantai Berakas, don't miss a visit to Kampong Ayer - Venice of East, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Teng Yun Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Tamu Kianggeh.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bandar Seri Begawan online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from George Town to Bandar Seri Begawan in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Brunei Darussalam Time (BNT) is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Bandar Seri Begawan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
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Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque ©
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
Royal Regalia Museum ©
Royal Regalia Museum
Tamu Kianggeh ©
Tamu Kianggeh

3
nights
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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.
Kota Kinabalu is known for nature, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Pasupathinath Alayam, head off the coast to Manukan Island, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu online visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bandar Seri Begawan to Kota Kinabalu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kundasang.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
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Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Kundasang, Malaysia

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu and then explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kundasang tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Sabah
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu

2
nights
Sandakan, Malaysia

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), then look for all kinds of wild species at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), and then look for all kinds of wild species at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, take an in-depth tour of Sandakan Memorial Park, and then head outdoors with Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sandakan online tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kundasang to Sandakan. In June, daily temperatures in Sandakan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Labuan Island.

Things to do in Sandakan

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure ©
Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ©
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

2
nights
Labuan Island, Malaysia

Labuan Island ©
Striking a balance between financial hub and tourist attraction, Labuan Island offers much of the appeal of Penang without the hordes of tourists.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Surrender Point, then admire the striking features of MChimney, then make a trip to Labuan Square (Dataran Labuan), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Jamek An-nur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): stroll the grounds of World War II Memorial, then stroll the grounds of Labuan War Cemetery, and then make a trip to Financial Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Labuan Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Sandakan to Labuan Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Labuan Island, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Miri.

Things to do in Labuan Island

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
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Labuan War Cemetery ©
Labuan War Cemetery
Masjid Jamek An-nur ©
Masjid Jamek An-nur
World War II Memorial
World War II Memorial

1
night
Miri, Malaysia

Built on oil riches, Miri represents Serawak's modern and multicultural second city.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Luak Bay, then don't miss a visit to The Grand Old Lady, then take some stellar pictures from Canada Hill, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Miri sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Labuan Island to Miri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Miri can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Bintulu.

Things to do in Miri

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Canada Hill ©
Canada Hill
The Grand Old Lady ©
The Grand Old Lady

2
nights
Bintulu, Malaysia

Bintulu ©
Bintulu is a coastal town on the island of Borneo in the central region of Sarawak, Malaysia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Similajau National Park. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Pulau Batu Mandi, then kick back and relax at Pantai Temasya Tanjung Batu, and then stroll around Taman Millenium.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bintulu journey planner.

You can fly from Miri to Bintulu in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Bintulu

Parks · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
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Similajau National Park ©
Similajau National Park
Pantai Temasya Tanjung Batu ©
Pantai Temasya Tanjung Batu
Taman Millenium ©
Taman Millenium

3
nights
Kuching, Malaysia

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Sarawak Orchid Garden and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Sarawak Museum and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kuching tour website.

You can fly from Bintulu to Kuching in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village
Sarawak Museum ©
Sarawak Museum

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