Johor Bahru street | image by

Plan to travel to Johor Bahru for 3 days and 2 nights! Surely you will enjoy the extremely wonderful 3 days 2 nights itinerary to Johor Bahru (Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days) below!

Johor Bahru. source: | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days

Perhaps you have heard of the name Johor Bahru (JB) – a place considered the “intersection” between Singapore and Malaysia. Many tourists choose this destination to explore, in their travel itinerary to both Southeast Asian countries. If you’re wondering what to do in Johor Bahru for 3 days, you’ve come to the right place! With its rich local cuisine, relaxing cafes, cultural sites, theme parks and more major commercial hubs, Johor Bahru is a hidden gem filled with countless interesting things.

Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru at night. | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days

Let’s explore the 3-day, 2-night Johor Bahru travel itinerary from our partner Klook, so you can “bombard” the best attractions, places to visit, and dishes of this famous city!

Where Is Johor Bahru?

Johor Bahru location on the Malaysia map. source | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days

Johor Bahru (JB) is Malaysia’s second largest city, located in the south of Peninsular Malaysia, right next to the border with Singapore. Johor Bahru is known as a “shopping and entertainment paradise” with countless shopping malls, amusement parks, great attractions and diverse cuisine. With a favorable geographical location, Johor Bahru is an ideal destination for short trips from Singapore or other cities in Malaysia.

source: | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days

Southeast Asia|High-speed eSIM Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Day 1: Start your culinary and cultural journey in Johor Bahru (#Johor Bahru itinerary)

Start your day with delicious cakes from Salahuddin Bakery. This simple family bakery is one of the oldest in Johor Bahru, having been open since 1937 and serving up the best cakes for the past 80 years. Don’t forget to try the shop’s famous curry cake!


Then, head to Tan Hiok Nee Old Town, a historic street named after one of the city’s founders. This street is filled with antique shops, cafes, clothing stores and restaurants ready to welcome you if you are hungry and looking for a place to escape the heat.

Tan Hiok Nee heritage Street | @tripadvisor

Next, head to Skyscape, Menara Jland, the city’s first aerial entertainment space. Located 149m above the ground, you can step up to the curved observation deck with a glass floor to see panoramic views of Johor and Singapore from above. Don’t forget to book your admission tickets in advance on Klook to enjoy discounts and participate in exciting VR and interactive games here! | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days

Skyscape Ticket at Menara Jland in Johor Bahru

At the end of the day, relax and watch the beautiful sunset on Desaru beach. You can bring a picnic mat and enjoy a romantic afternoon by the beach, or participate in water activities such as windsurfing, banana boat riding,…

Desaru Beach | @wikipedia

When night falls, visit Pasar Karat, a large and popular flea market where you can find many unique secondhand items such as clothes, antiques and souvenirs. This market is only open in the evening and usually becomes bustling after 8pm. Come here after dinner for a relaxing stroll and to enjoy talented street performers.

Pasar Karat night market | @
| @

Private One Way Transfers from Johor Cities to Singapore

Day 2: Have fun at Legoland Malaysia and explore Danga Bay

Spend a full day at Legoland Malaysia, one of Malaysia’s leading theme parks with 7 different themed areas. You will experience thrilling games, spectacular water slides and explore the ocean world at Sea Life aquarium. Remember to bring extra clothes because you’ll definitely be soaked after a day of fun here!

source: | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days

LEGOLAND Malaysia Ticket

legoland malaysia best amusement parks in Asia (1)
| Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days
legoland malaysia tourist attractions things to do map guide reviews opening hours (1)
Legoland, Malaysia. One of the best amusement parks in Asia

Singapore – Legoland Malaysia Bus

After having fun at Legoland, head to Danga Bay, Johor’s beautiful coastal amusement park. Danga Bay has many interesting things to explore, from romantic sunsets to delicious seafood restaurants.


In the evening, this area will “light up” brightly, especially at Danga World Theme Park, a classic-style amusement park with nostalgic rides. Join friends or family in games such as merry-go-round or electric car crash, which will definitely bring you moments of relaxation and laughter.


To end the perfect day, head to Medan Selera Meldrum Walk, Johor Bahru’s “street food paradise”. Here, you will enjoy countless local delicacies such as BBQ chicken wings, char kway teow, fried carrot cake, satay, seafood,… In particular, the fried egg oysters here are so famous that often “sold out” on crowded nights. Remember to stop by counter number 7 when you come here so you don’t miss this delicious dish!


Day 3: Enjoy legendary banana bread and drink bubble milk tea

Your trip to Johor Bahru wouldn’t be complete without stopping by Hiap Joo Bakery and Biscuit Factory, which has been producing “the best banana cake in Johor” since 1919! This bakery is famous for its breads, cakes and cookies baked in a traditional charcoal oven.


After bring delicious banana cakes, head to Mount Austin, a trendy neighborhood with many chill cafes and restaurants. You can enjoy a Malaysian breakfast at Local House, or stop by Bloom by MokMok or JWC The Factory 30 for a cup of coffee and brunch.


And if you are a bubble milk tea fan, you cannot miss “Milk Tea Street” in Mount Austin, where there are more than 50 milk tea shops, many of which cannot be found in Kuala Lumpur! Don’t forget to book a discount voucher on Klook to enjoy “free” milk tea without worrying about “burning your wallet”.


Johor Premium Outlets (JPO): Brand shopping paradise

If you are a shopping fanatic, Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) is “paradise” for you. Here, you can shop for branded products at extremely preferential prices. JPO has more than 150 stores, including famous brands such as Coach, Bally, DKNY, Fossil, Michael Kors, Nike, Adidas, Armani Exchange, Timberland,…

source: | Johor Bahru itinerary 3 days

After you’ve had your fill of shopping, you can recharge at JPO’s food court with its many restaurants, cafes, and dessert shops. Johor Bahru has many interesting things waiting for you to explore. So what are you waiting for? Plan your 3 days 2 nights Johor Bahru trip today.

Instructions on How to Get to Johor Bahru Malaysia From Vietnam

Johor Bahru is “beckoning” you, so what are you waiting for? Grab your backpack and go now! From Vietnam, you can easily get to Johor Bahru by plane, transiting in Kuala Lumpur or Singapore. Although there is no direct flight, don’t worry, airlines such as AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, VietJet Air or Vietnam Airlines all have convenient connecting flights for you to choose from.

image by

Flight times and ticket prices will vary depending on the airline, time of booking and transit location. You can easily compare ticket prices and book online on Skyscanner, Google Flights or contact the airlines directly.

From Senai International Airport (Johor Bahru), you can getting to the city center by the means below!

  • Bus: This is the most economical means of transport, with a ticket price of about 2-4 RM/person.
  • Taxi: Convenient but more expensive, about 30-50 RM depending on destination.
  • Rent a car: If you want to freely explore Johor Bahru and surrounding areas, renting a car is a good choice.

Private Transfer between Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur

(*) And don’t forget, before leaving, prepare all necessary documents such as passport, plane ticket, hotel reservation confirmation,… and carefully check visa regulations. and enter Malaysia. If you have time to transit in Kuala Lumpur or Singapore, take the time to explore these two beautiful cities!

Johor Bahru itinerary 3 Days 2 Nights Travel Cost Reference


How much money do you need to prepare to travel to Johor Bahru for 3 days and 2 nights on your own? Below is a list of necessary expenses as well as estimated costs for a 3-day, 2-night Johor Bahru trip. You can refer to this information to plan accordingly.

Type of CostsEstimated cost (USD)Savings tips
Round-trip airfare (transit)117.91-275.12Hunt for promotional tickets, book early, choose low-cost airlines (AirAsia, VietJet Air).
Hotel (3 stars, 2 nights)78.61-157.21Book early via websites like Klook, Agoda, Booking...; Choose a hotel far from the center; Rent a serviced apartment if traveling in a group.
Meals (3 days, 2 nights)35.37-58.96Have breakfast at the hotel (if available), enjoy street food, buy food at the supermarket to cook yourself (if staying in an apartment).
Transportation (bus, train)3.93-7.86Buy an EZ-Link or Touch 'n Go card, walk or bike if the distance is not too far.
Sightseeing and entertainment9.83-39.30Buy combo tickets, learn about promotions, prioritize free attractions (Danga Bay, Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque).

(*) Note: This is a reference cost only, actual costs may vary depending on your choice of airline, hotel, dining and other entertainment activities. Please plan your spending properly!

image by

Johor Bahru is waiting for you with countless interesting things! With just 3 days and 2 nights, you can fully explore this vibrant city, from famous attractions, attractive entertainment areas to a diverse shopping and culinary paradise. With Klook’s self-sufficient travel guide, you can completely confidently plan a fun trip without worrying about costs.

The post first appeared on Klook Vietnam and was translated by Living Nomads. If you find any images or text that belong to you, please contact us, so we can credit you or give us permission to use them. Thank you very much!

Some best day tours, trips, activities and transfer services, tickets in, from and to Johor Bahru you can refer to


Read more Malaysia guide here.