12 days in Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi Itinerary

12 days in Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi Itinerary

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12 days in Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  25 h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  27 h
End: New York City

5
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.
Get outdoors at KL Bird Park and Batu Caves. Head to Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur and Pavilion KLfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuala Lumpur: Putra Mosque (in Putrajaya) and Dpulze Shopping Center (in Cyberjaya). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, browse the different shops at Central Market, and see the interesting displays at National Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary site .

New York City, USA to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 13 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Dpulze Shopping Center, Putra Mosque, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall
Highlights from your plan
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

4
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cenang Beach and Beras Basah Island. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tengah Beach, identify plant and animal life at Gua Maha, and make a trip to Mahsuri's Tomb.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Langkawi trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. July in Langkawi sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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