12 days in Malaysia & Indonesia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia & Indonesia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia & Indonesia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
4
Amed, Indonesia
— 1 night
taxi + ferry:  1​h 45​min
5
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  45​min
6
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia


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2
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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 4th (Sat), have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, then stroll around KLCC Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, and then stroll around KL Bird Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur. In April, Kuala Lumpur is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

2
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Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Threads of Life, look for all kinds of wild species at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Tegalalang Rice Terrace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Safari Park.

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You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Ubud in 6.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Elephant Safari Park, Tirta Empul Temple
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Spas
Tegalalang Rice Terrace ©
Tegalalang Rice Terrace

1
night
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
On the 8th (Wed), get your game on at Gili Golf & Bar, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gili Trawangan trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Ubud to Gili Trawangan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. April in Gili Trawangan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Amed.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Amed, Indonesia

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at USS Liberty Shipwreck, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amed trip itinerary builder app .

Ride a ferry from Gili Trawangan to Amed in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Amed are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Amed

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

USS Liberty Shipwreck
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Scuba & Snorkeling
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
On the 10th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nusa Lembongan route builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Amed to Nusa Lembongan in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In April in Nusa Lembongan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

4
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar ©
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Explore Denpasar's surroundings by going to Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Seminyak Beach (in Seminyak). There's much more to do: cool off at Waterbom Bali, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Nyaman Gallery, and kick back and relax at Pantai Sanur.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Denpasar visit planner .

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nusa Lembongan to Denpasar in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Denpasar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denpasar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Seminyak, Uluwatu Temple, Waterbom Bali, Tanah Lot Temple
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Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Spas

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