9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Chengdu
Fly:  8​h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
2
Cameron Highlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
George Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Chengdu

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Batu Caves. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Chinatown, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

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Chengdu, China to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Chengdu in December: high temperatures in Kuala Lumpur hover around 89°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), experience rural life at Cameron Bharat Tea Estate, relax in the rural setting at Big Red Strawberry Farm, then relax in the rural setting at Blueberry Earthouse, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Mossy Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get behind the scenes at Boh Tea Plantation, experience rural life at Highlands Apiary Farm, then take in nature's colorful creations at Cameron Lavender, and finally examine the collection at Time Tunnel Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cameron Highlands online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ipoh.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Parks Nature Tours
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Mossy Forest ©
Mossy Forest
Boh Tea Plantation ©
Boh Tea Plantation
Cameron Bharat Tea Estate ©
Cameron Bharat Tea Estate

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, then examine the collection at Dream Big World, and then get in on the family fun at Lost World Of Tambun.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ipoh trip site .

Getting from Cameron Highlands to Ipoh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Ipoh sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Theme Parks Museums
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Lost World Of Tambun ©
Lost World Of Tambun
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Dream Big World ©
Dream Big World

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George Town

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Teochew Puppet and Opera House, then steep yourself in history at Armenian Street, and finally see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural, admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden, then explore the world behind art at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and finally take a stroll through Chew Jetty.

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Drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ipoh to George Town due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in George Town are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Penang Island, Indochine Natural, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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