Melaka Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Melaka

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Melaka. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Melaka as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Melaka.

2 Days in Melaka - Perfect Weekend Guide

Once an important trading port of Southeast Asia, Melaka is now a tourist destination steeped in history. Declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site, this historical place also offers bustling night markets, lovely museums, and appetizing street food. 2 days in Melaka are just right to take it all in that the city has to offer. Take a look at the itinerary below and you will get an idea about how to make the most of your time.

How to spend 2 days in Melaka?

Day 1 in Melaka

Start off your first day in Melaka by heading towards the Dutch Square. Surrounded by many historic buildings painted in red, this square is also fondly called as the Red Square. If you wish to soak in the culture and history of Melaka, then you must visit this cozy square. It is also popular amongst tourists for clicking great vacation pictures. You may have a light breakfast by gorging on the street food offered at this square. The make a beeline for The Stadthuys. Considered to be the oldest standing Dutch historical building, The Stadthuys was built way back in 1650. Later, if you wish to see the ruins of the Portuguese fortress A'famosa, then make your way towards St Paul’s Hill. Else, you may hop to a few museums by buying a museum ticket. Many museums in Melaka are covered under this ticket such as Maritime Museum, the Architecture Museum, and the Navy Museum. Choose the one that interests you and visit it. Then you may opt for a river cruise before having a sumptuous lunch. Later, hurry towards the Menara Taming Sari before sunset. This is a revolving observation tower and offers 360-degree panoramic views of the city. While the tower stands tall at a height of 110 meters, one revolution of the observation tower lasts for 7 minutes. If you get here at the time of sunset, you will be rewarded with mesmerizing vistas. At the end of the day, head towards the Jonker Street. You must visit Jonker Walk which makes for a part of the Jonker Street. Here there are plenty of food stalls offering delicious local cuisines.

Day 2 in Melaka

Reserve your last day in Melaka to embark on a gastronomic journey and for shopping. Start off by having some mouth-watering Dim Sum for breakfast. Then head back to Jonker Street which branches out into many other smaller streets. These are lined with many local as well as branded stores. You will certainly be tempted to go on a shopping spree. You may even try a few local cuisines at the food stalls along the street. Melaka also has a few quirky cafes in the area. You may sit and relax at such cafes. You may a fit a visit to Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum anytime on this day. It is a good place to get a glimpse of the Peranakan history in Melaka. End your 48 hours in Melaka on a pleasant note by having dinner at a riverside restaurant.

This 2-day Melaka itinerary is just right to thoroughly explore the lovely city in limited time.

Best Hotels in Melaka for 2 Day Trip

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