11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Johor Bahru
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Subway + Bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kids will enjoy Cenang Beach and Underwater World Langkawi. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi tour planner .

Manchester, UK to Langkawi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Langkawi is 8 hours. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Langkawi: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge

2
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and then find something for the whole family at ESCAPE. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our George Town road trip planner.

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. In August in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, ESCAPE
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ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, walk around KL Bird Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Getting from George Town to Kuala Lumpur by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In August in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Aquaria ©
Aquaria

2
nights
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Johor Bahru trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle

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