21 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

21 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

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21 days in Malaysia & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
Fly:  18 h
1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
George Town, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly:  30 min
3
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— Few hours
Fly:  20 h
End: Cape Town, South Africa

6
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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 discover tucked-away gems like Putra Mosque and Museum of Illusions. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuala Lumpur: Chin Swee Cave Temple (in Genting Highlands) and Muzium Tentera Darat (in Port Dickson). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll through Batu Caves, head outdoors with Dark Cave Malaysia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamek Mosque.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 6 hours. In December, Kuala Lumpur is a bit warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, Putra Mosque, Chin Swee Cave Temple, Muzium Tentera Darat
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
Chin Swee Cave Temple
Chin Swee Cave Temple

4
nights
George Town, Malaysia

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 Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and The Habitat Penang Hill. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cannon Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, and contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town trip maker .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple, Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque, The Habitat Penang Hill, TeddyVille Museum
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Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
The Habitat Penang Hill ©
The Habitat Penang Hill
Cannon Street ©
Cannon Street

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
You've added Night Safari, Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre and Market, Gardens by the Bay, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Singapore road trip planning app .

Fly from George Town to Singapore in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Singapore Time (SGT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Singapore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Night Safari ©
Night Safari

4
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Art In Paradise and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, don't miss a visit to De'zone, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gunung Mat Cincang.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Langkawi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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The Els Club Teluk Datai ©
The Els Club Teluk Datai
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Kayaking & Canoeing

few
hours
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur
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Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. On the 7th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Tours Parks
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