19 days in Malaysia, Vietnam & Laos Itinerary

19 days in Malaysia, Vietnam & Laos Itinerary

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Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
2
Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
— 1 night
3
George Town, Malaysia
— 3 nights
4
Ipoh, Malaysia
— 1 night
5
Melaka, Malaysia
— 2 nights
6
Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
7
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
8
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights

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Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art In Paradise and Batik Village. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Tanjung Rhu Beach. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to De'zone, and take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Langkawi trip itinerary app.

Bengaluru, India to Langkawi is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Langkawi when traveling from Bengaluru in October, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Spas
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke, stroll through Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar road trip planner.

Getting from Langkawi to Pulau Perhentian Besar by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke

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George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Get some cultural insight at Armenian Street and Chew Jetty. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram. Take a break from George Town with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapitan Keling Mosque, don't miss a visit to Cannon Street, browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza, and examine the collection at Colonial Penang Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for George Town using our trip planner.

Getting from Pulau Perhentian Besar to George Town by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. October in George Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Tours

Side Trip

Escape Theme Park
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Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram

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Ipoh, Malaysia

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 (Fri): examine the collection at Ho Yan Hor Museum, take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, thenengage your brain at Timah House, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, and finally examine the collection at Gopeng Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ipoh trip planner.

Traveling by car from George Town to Ipoh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Ipoh. In October, daily temperatures in Ipoh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gopeng Museum
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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

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Melaka, Malaysia

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Magic Art 3D Musuem, make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., thenexamine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, thentake an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Bee Gallery Melaka, don't miss a visit to St Paul's Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, thenmake a trip to River Walk, and finally explore the activities along Malacca River.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melaka trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ipoh to Melaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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Hue, Vietnam

Hue
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the ancient world of Royal Tombs, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, thensteep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): snap pictures at Thanh Toan Bridge, browse the different shops at Big C Market, thendon't miss a visit to Tu Dam Pagoda, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hue online holiday planner.

You can fly from Melaka to Hue in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melaka to Hue is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Melaka in October, you will find days in Hue are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
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Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Cantonese Assembly Hall. Step off the beaten path and head to My Khe Beach and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Step out of Hoi An to go to Duy Xuyen District and see Mỹ Sơn, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), tour the pleasant surroundings at Non Nuoc Beach, and look for gifts at Yaly Couture.

Before you visit Hoi An, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Thermal Spas

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Get some cultural insight at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre and Old Quarter Luang Prabang. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Xiengthong and Wat Manorom. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, get advice or help at The Living Land Farm, stop by Anakha: The Blue House, and examine the collection at Project Space.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip builder tool.

You can fly from Hoi An to Luang Prabang in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In October, daytime highs in Luang Prabang are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre ©
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

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