Malaysia is a one of the cheapest country to travel in the world. You can't finish Malaysia in 1 trip, basically split into 2. One is West Malaysia, another one is East Malaysia. West Malaysia, you can cover it minimum 5 days, with hopping each city. Kuala Lumpur, Melacca, Genting, Ipoh.
Island you can explore Langkawi/ Redang/ Perhentian and Pangkor. Malaysia food is delicious and most delicious food are not serve in air condition restaurant. Thats the truely Malaysian style. Average a meal are USD5 per head include drink. East Malaysia, you spend 1 trip in Sarawak, 1 trip in Sabah. If you want to combine it, then it will be longer (10 days) covering, Kuching, Miri, Tawau, Kota Kinabalu.
We got information about prices in Malaysia on food in cafes and restaurants, products in supermarkets, accommodation rental, real estate and transportation costs based on the data of 18 people. At the moment, prices have been added to such cities as Georgetown , Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Pantai Cenang, Petaling Jaya and Shah Alam.
We analyzed the average prices in Malaysia and calculated that one day in country will cost you 287 Malaysian ringgits.