12 days in Langkawi, Genting Highlands & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

12 days in Langkawi, Genting Highlands & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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12 days in Langkawi, Genting Highlands & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: Langkawi
1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
plane:  3 h 30 min
2
Genting Highlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 6 nights
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, then delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi trip site .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Langkawi International Airport and Penang International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Genting Highlands.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park ©
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

2
nights
Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands ©
Genting Highlands represents a hill resort with a cool climate and plenty of attractions.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): try your luck at Sky Casino, admire all the interesting features of Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm, and then find something for the whole family at The VOID. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Hemmant Trail and then take in the dramatic scenery at Jeriau Waterfall.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Genting Highlands holiday app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to Genting Highlands takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Genting Highlands

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Bukit Fraser, Casino De Genting
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Casino De Genting ©
Casino De Genting
Hemmant Trail ©
Hemmant Trail
Jeriau Waterfall ©
Jeriau Waterfall

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Sky Mirror and Sasaran Beach. Visiting KL Bird Park and Kelab Golf will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque (in Shah Alam) and Pantai Kelanang Beach (in Banting). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, tee off at K's Island Golf Academy Malaysia, and get your game on at Stars Archery Sunway Pyramid.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur travel route planner .

Take a bus from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kuala Selangor, Petaling Jaya, Pantai Kelanang Beach, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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