60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Kuching
— 5 nights
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Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
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Kota Kinabalu
— 6 nights
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Sandakan
— 4 nights
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Semporna
— 3 nights
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Pulau Redang
— 1 night
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights
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Kuala Lumpur
— 7 nights
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Melaka
— 7 nights
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Ipoh
— 6 nights
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George Town, Penang Island
— 8 nights
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Langkawi
— 7 nights

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Kuching

A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sarawak Cultural Village and Buddhism New Village. Let the collections at The Brooke Gallery and The Ranee Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Fairy Caves in Bau (about 1h 5 min away). Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Bako National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hiang Thian Siang Ti Temple, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kubah National Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kuching trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kuching is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Kuching at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fairy Caves
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Kubah National Park ©
Kubah National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave and then snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gunung Mulu National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

6
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Sabah Art Gallery and Sri Pasupathinath Alayam are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Kota Kinabalu with an excursion to Kundasang War Memorial in Kundasang--about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park, step off the mainland to explore Sapi Island, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and browse the different shops at Wisma Sabah.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu route maker website.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sabah, Kundasang War Memorial
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park ©
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) and Sandakan Memorial Park. Escape the urban bustle at Turtle Island Park and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Danum Valley Conservation Area, relax in the rural setting at Sandakan Crocodile Farm, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sandakan fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Sandakan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Semporna.

Things to do in Sandakan

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Danum Valley Conservation Area
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Turtle Island Park ©
Turtle Island Park
Danum Valley Conservation Area ©
Danum Valley Conservation Area

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Semporna

Semporna ©
A largely residential city of around 135,000, Semporna has gained popularity in recent years due to its archipelago's good connection to the surrounding islands, including very popular diving or snorkeling destinations such as Sipadan.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Sipadan National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Tun Sakaran Marine Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bohey Dulang Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Semporna online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Sandakan to Semporna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Semporna

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Sipadan National Park ©
Sipadan National Park
Bohey Dulang Island ©
Bohey Dulang Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang ©
Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then head off the coast to Redang Island.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Pulau Redang trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Semporna to Pulau Redang in 10 hours. August in Pulau Redang sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

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

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Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 24th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, then look for gifts at Universal Diver, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar driving holiday planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Thean Hou Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Batu Caves and Jamek Mosque. Venture out of the city with trips to Putra Mosque (in Putrajaya) and Muzium Tentera Darat (in Port Dickson). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), buy something for everyone on your list at Suria KLCC Mall, get a taste of the local shopping with BB Park Bukit Bintang, and get curious at Petrosains Science Discovery Centre.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur day trip website.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Kuala Lumpur in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Putra Mosque, Batu Caves, Muzium Tentera Darat
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Get some historical perspective at Melaka Straits Mosque and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. Shop till you drop at Hueman Studio and Sixty 3 Heritage. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, see the interesting displays at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, and contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Melaka visit planner.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Melaka, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ipoh.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca ©
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens and Concubine Lane are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Gua Tempurung and Bukit Kledang. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ipoh: Kinta Tin Mining Museum (in Kampar) and Taiping (Wonder Farm Mushroom & Taiping Lake Gardens). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, take in the exciting artwork at 22 Hale Street, get a new perspective on nature at The Geological Museum, and stroll through Perak Tong Cave Temple.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ipoh online holiday 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 September, daytime highs in Ipoh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gopeng, Taiping, Kinta Tin Mining Museum
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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
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kapitan Keling Mosque and Dharmikarama Burmese Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Habitat Penang Hill and Wonderfood Museum Penang. Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our George Town trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ipoh to George Town by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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. In September, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Bayan Lepas, Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Do your shopping at Batik Village and The Zon Duty Free. Do some cultural sightseeing at Art In Paradise and Langkawi Thean Hou Temple. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Langkawi Geopark, tee off at The Els Club Teluk Datai, explore the world behind art at Believe Langkawi, and enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach

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