57 days in Malaysia Itinerary

57 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
Fly:  21 h
1
Kuching
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  45 min
3
Miri
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Melaka
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Taman Negara National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Cameron Highlands
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Bukit Mertajam
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
George Town, Penang Island
— 8 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
10
Langkawi
— 7 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

7
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Change things up with a short trip to Fairy Caves in Bau (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park, take in the views from Darul Hana Bridge, examine the collection at Sarawak Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kuching online holiday planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Kuching is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Lisbon to Kuching. In March, Kuching is much hotter than Lisbon - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Fairy Caves
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 27:
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): push the limits with an extreme tour. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave and then take in the views from Mulu Skywalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gunung Mulu National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miri.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature Parks Tours
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

4
nights
Miri

Miri ©
Built on oil riches, Miri represents Serawak's modern and multicultural second city.
Miri is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Piasau Nature Reserve, explore the fascinating underground world of Gua Niah (Niah Caves) Entrance, Niah, Sarawak., look for gifts at Tamu Muhibbah, and make a trip to Coco Cabana.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Miri tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Miri in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Miri

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 2:
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Piasau Nature Reserve ©
Piasau Nature Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Gua Niah (Niah Caves) Entrance, Niah, Sarawak. ©

8
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Putra Mosque in Putrajaya (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: walk around KLCC Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, Head underground at Batu Caves, and cool off at Sunway Lagoon.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur day trip tool.

You can fly from Miri to Kuala Lumpur in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Tours Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Putra Mosque, Batu Caves
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 10:
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KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

7
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest (in Rembau), Port Dickson (Pusat Ikan Hiasan & Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple) and Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures (in Kuala Pilah). The adventure continues: make a trip to The Huskitory, explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and stop by Sixty 3 Heritage.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melaka trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Taman Negara National Park.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Gunung Datuk Recreational Forest, Gua Batu Maloi by RNR Adventures
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

2
nights
Taman Negara National Park

Taman Negara National Park ©
A Taman Negara National Park vacation is the perfect choice for anyone into outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Straights of Malacca and then explore the striking landscape of Taman Negara National Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taman Negara National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Taman Negara National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Melaka to Taman Negara National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in Taman Negara National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Taman Negara National Park, Taman Negara National Park
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Taman Negara National Park ©
Taman Negara National Park

7
nights
Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands ©
Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
Venture out of the city with trips to Radak Adventure (in Gopeng) and Ipoh (Lost World Of Tambun, IpoHOdi, &more). There's lots more to do: get behind the scenes at Boh's Tea Centre, relax in the rural setting at Cameron Bharat Tea Estate, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gunung Irau (Mount Irau), and take in the exciting artwork at Mah Meri Art Gallery.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cameron Highlands vacation planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Taman Negara National Park to Cameron Highlands. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bukit Mertajam.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ipoh, Radak Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
Boh's Tea Centre ©
Boh's Tea Centre
Bukit Kledang ©
Bukit Kledang

2
nights
Bukit Mertajam

Bukit Mertajam ©
Bukit Mertajam is a major town in Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia. On the 27th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and then contemplate the long history of Bukit Mertajam Town. On your second day here, take a stroll through Chinatown - Penang, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth, and then admire the striking features of City Hall.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bukit Mertajam trip planner.

You can drive from Cameron Highlands to Bukit Mertajam in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cameron Highlands to Bukit Mertajam is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Bukit Mertajam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to George Town.

Things to do in Bukit Mertajam

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Penang, Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth, Bukit Mertajam Town
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth ©
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth
Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest ©
Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest

8
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Change things up with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle, explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), and wander the streets of Chew Jetty.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the George Town online tour planner.

Drive from Bukit Mertajam to George Town in an hour. In April, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Bayan Lepas, Tanjung Bungah, Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 6:
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

7
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get to know the resident critters at Langkawi Wildlife Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. May in Langkawi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay May 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge

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