11 days in Langkawi, George Town & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

11 days in Langkawi, George Town & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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11 days in Langkawi, George Town & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  18 h
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: London

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Visit Tanjung Rhu Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Art In Paradise. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cenang Beach and explore the galleries of Batik Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi trip builder tool .

London, UK to Langkawi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from London to Langkawi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in Langkawi hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

3
nights
George Town

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Shop till you drop at Gurney Plaza and Jonathanyun Sculptural Jewelry. Get some cultural insight at Penang House of Music and Wonderfood Museum Penang. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, see the interesting displays at Colonial Penang Museum, make a trip to Cannon Street, and admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

Before you visit George Town, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, The Habitat Penang Hill
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©

4
nights
Kuala Lumpur

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.
Do your shopping at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum of Illusions and 1 Utama Shopping Centre. Go for a jaunt from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya to see Putra Mosque about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thean Hou Temple, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and stroll around KLCC Park.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur vacation builder app .

Fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Putra Mosque, Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery ©
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery

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