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1. Posted by Janayl (Budding Member 11 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!


im going traveling through Singapore and working my way back up to Bangkok I only have about 2 weeks to see the area. I will have already seen KL, Phuket, and enough islands to be beach happy. I fly home from Bangkok. Any advice on certain places i NEED to see or how long to spend in each place? I am thinking a couple days in both singapore and Penang. Any other suggestions?

thank you so much for any help!


2. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3859 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

I'd recommend spending 2-3 days in Taman Negara national park - it was the highlight of my trip to Malaysia. The Cameron Highlands are also worth a visit, especially if you like walking.

I was a bit disappointed with Penang but others seem to rate it.

[ Edit: Edited on 15-May-2012, at 08:24 by bex76 ]

3. Posted by Dodger (Inactive 873 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

Malacca is worth a couple of days for the history, buildings, and food.

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5. Posted by Swept Away (Travel Guru 1115 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

Malacca is nice, but expect to much. I had fun there and the food was great. It seem like a very sleepy town.

If you are going to Penang, then Melacca is like the other pair of earing, given it's historical significance.

There is a ferry to Indonesia in both penang and Melacca, which I should taken, when I had the chance.

6. Posted by Alisha1122 (Budding Member 10 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

I think both Singapore and Malaysia both are best adventurous place for making trip is so romantic and unforgettable.Enjoy !!!!!!!!!;)

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8. Posted by Alisaray (Inactive 9 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

Singapore is a nice clean place which has so much to see and do,so I would recommend there.

9. Posted by jenchew (Budding Member 5 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

If you like some historical related things penang and malacca are suitable for you.

10. Posted by wizzmor1977 (Respected Member 307 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

Yeah, i agree with the general concencus here, Melacca is nice, with interesting history, but none too exciting, Penang is nothing special, perhaps consider Kanchanaburi,in Thailand.

Its where the death railway was dug as depicted in the film Bridge over the river Kwai. A really interesting little town, only around 4 hours from Bangkok, can be covered in a couple of days

Also i very much agree that the Cameron highlands are well worth a visit, several well signed trails, beautiful scenery, good cheap food too.

[ Edit: Edited on 14-Jun-2012, at 12:33 by wizzmor1977 ]