12 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

12 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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12 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Karachi

3
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, adventure, zoos & aquariums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, meet the residents at Underwater World Langkawi, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi road trip app .

Karachi, Pakistan to Langkawi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Karachi to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. December in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

4
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.
Step out of George Town to go to Teluk Bahang and see ESCAPE, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), and wander the streets of Chew Jetty.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the George Town 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. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Tanjung Bungah, Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple, Laser Battle
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan 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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), get engrossed in the history at National Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur visit planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Kuala Lumpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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