17 days in Malaysia, Hong Kong & Singapore Itinerary

17 days in Malaysia, Hong Kong & Singapore Itinerary

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Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h
4
George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Melaka, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Auckland, New Zealand

3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): hike along Dragon's Back, admire the landmark architecture of Stone Houses Family Garden, and then step off the mainland to explore Po Lin Monastery.

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Auckland, New Zealand to Hong Kong is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Auckland to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Hong Kong, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Hong Kong Maritime Museum ©
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
Po Lin Monastery ©
Po Lin Monastery

3
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, thenHead underground at Batu Caves, and then kick back and relax at Bagan Lalang Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Hong Kong in December, expect Kuala Lumpur to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Petaling Street Heritage House, Batu Caves, Bagan Lalang Beach
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Petrosains Science Discovery Centre ©
Petrosains Science Discovery Centre

2
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Pasir Tengkorak Beach and Tengah Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Art In Paradise and Batik Village. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Langkawi Geopark, explore the striking landscape at Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave), and enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
George Town, Malaysia

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 4th (Sat): stroll through Monkey Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception, learn more about the world around you at Tech Dome Penang, thenexamine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally examine the collection at Asia Camera Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, examine the collection at Colonial Penang Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Sun Yat Sen Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Wonderfood Museum Penang.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read George Town day trip app.

You can drive from Langkawi to George Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Habitat Penang Hill, Monkey Beach
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Wonderfood Museum Penang ©
Wonderfood Museum Penang
Colonial Penang Museum ©
Colonial Penang Museum
The Habitat Penang Hill ©
The Habitat Penang Hill

1
night
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

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 6th (Mon), experience rural life at Highlands Apiary Farm, thenhike along Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3, thenadmire the natural beauty at Cameron Highlands Butterfly Garden, and finally relax in the rural setting at Big Red Strawberry Farm.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Cameron Highlands online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from George Town to Cameron Highlands in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Cameron Highlands Butterfly Garden ©
Cameron Highlands Butterfly Garden
Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3 ©
Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3
Big Red Strawberry Farm ©
Big Red Strawberry Farm

2
nights
Melaka, Malaysia

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 7th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, kick back and relax at Pantai Klebang, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Pengkalan Balak Beach (Pantai Pengkalan Balak), and finally identify plant and animal life at Padang Kemunting Turtle Management Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then examine the collection at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum).

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melaka trip planner.

You can drive from Cameron Highlands to Melaka in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Singapore.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Padang Kemunting Turtle Management Centre
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Pantai Klebang ©
Pantai Klebang
Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum) ©
Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum)
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On your second day here, kick back and relax at East Coast Park, thenlearn about all things military at Battlebox, and then look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Singapore trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Singapore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
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Battlebox ©
Battlebox
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo

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