5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Melaka
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at House of Museums Malacca, get engrossed in the history at Stadthuys, then examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melaka holiday planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Melaka is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. February in Melaka sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Shopping
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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Stadthuys ©
Stadthuys
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery ©
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Traveling by car from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

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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.
On the 17th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Asia Comic Cultural Museum, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally get engrossed in the history at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town. In February, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Khoo Kongsi ©
Khoo Kongsi

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Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): hike along Gunung Mulu Summit Trek and then Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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

Explore your travel options from George Town to Gunung Mulu National Park with the Route module. Traveling from George Town to Gunung Mulu National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek ©
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek

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