Unforgettable Malaysia: Your Ultimate Itinerary

Malaysia is one of Southeast Asia’s most diverse and exciting countries to visit. From bustling modern cities to lush jungles and idyllic islands, Malaysia has something for every type of traveler.

This 2 week Malaysia itinerary takes you to some of the best places this fascinating country has to offer.

In just 14 days you’ll have the chance to explore the major cities of Kuala Lumpur and George Town, relax on paradise islands like Langkawi and Tioman, interact with wildlife at the Kuala Selangor Nature Park, and indulge in delicious local cuisine including nasi lemak, laksa, and Hainanese chicken rice.

This Malaysia trip allows you to experience a perfect blend of cultures, landscapes, adventures and cuisine.

Kuala Lumpur (2 days)

As the capital and largest city of Malaysia, the bustling metropolis of Kuala Lumpur is the perfect starting point for your Malaysian adventure.

Spend your first couple of days visiting top attractions like the Petronas Twin Towers, exploring Little India and Chinatown by foot, and sampling street food at Jalan Alor night market.

Don’t miss visiting the vibrant Batu Caves just outside the city where you can climb 272 steps to the spectacular Hindu temple entrance set in imposing limestone caves.

Cameron Highlands (2 days)

After lively Kuala Lumpur, spend days 3 and 4 of your Malaysia itinerary discovering the lush highland landscapes of the Cameron Highlands.

Located about 4 hours by road or bus from KL, this cooler hill region is covered in emerald green tea plantations, forests and hiking trails.

Go tea plantation hopping, visit a strawberry farm, sample fresh-made scones, or explore the lush Mossy Forest. You can also opt for adventurous jungle trekking through the woods past rushing waterfalls.

Penang (3 days)

The island city of George Town on Penang boasts a rich mix of cultures, architecture, vibrant street art and amazing cuisine – an exciting place to spend days 5-7.

Wander through Little India and Chinatown to take in the sights, smells and sounds.

Visit the colorful Clan Jetties waterfront settlements, explore street art in the heritage sector, and feast on Penang specialties like asam laksa fish soup, char kuay teow noodles, rendang curry and cendol shaved ice.

Langkawi (3 days)

After lively George Town, you’ll be ready to put your feet up and relax on the idyllic island paradise of Langkawi for days 8-10.

This duty-free island near the Thai border boasts white sand beaches, lush jungle landscapes and stellar resorts.

Sign up for an island-hopping cruise to visit gorgeous beaches as well as thrilling attractions like the SkyCab cable car ride up Machinchang mountain.

Kuala Selangor & Fireflies Tour (1 day)

On your way south, spend day 11 getting up close with nature by combining a visit to Kuala Selangor Nature Park with a magical nighttime fireflies tour along the Selangor River.

The nature reserve protects important mangrove habitats along with wildlife like long-tailed macaques and silvered leaf monkeys.

As darkness falls, take a quiet riverboat out to witness thousands of fireflies lighting up the trees along the river banks in a dazzling display.

Tioman Island (3 days)

Your last 3 days in Malaysia will be spent on the gorgeous tropical island of Tioman.

Known for its crystal clear turquoise waters, palm-fringed beaches, verdant jungle and laidback vibe, Tioman offers the perfect relaxing finale.

Spend your days snorkeling and diving among coral reefs, lounging on beaches, indulging in fresh seafood BBQ, or trekking jungle trails.


Thanks to Malaysia’s diversity, you’ll get to experience gleaming modern cities, World Heritage sites, paradise islands, lush rainforests and mouthwatering cuisine.

This 2 week Malaysia itinerary gives you an epic adventure throughout this captivating country taking in all the top attractions and experiences.

Whether you love big cities, nature and wildlife, beaches or cultural immersion – Malaysia has it all!

Manvendra Singh
Manvendra Singh

Hi, I am Manvendra Singh, a passionate travel vlogger with a vision to enrich the travel experience for adventurers around the globe.

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