12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
2
Genting Highlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Zurich

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes TGV Cinemas, Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre and Berjaya Time Square Theme Park. On the 22nd (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Stars Archery Berjaya Times Square, find something for the whole family at Berjaya Time Square Theme Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, then watch a film at TGV Cinemas, and finally admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur itinerary builder app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in December: high temperatures in Kuala Lumpur hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Genting Highlands.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Menara Kuala Lumpur ©
Menara Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands ©
Genting Highlands represents a hill resort with a cool climate and plenty of attractions.
On the 24th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Snow World, take in the awesome beauty at Gunung Nuang, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Chiling Waterfall. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at The VOID.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Genting Highlands journey planner .

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Genting Highlands in an hour. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Teluk Bahang.

Things to do in Genting Highlands

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gunung Nuang, Chiling Waterfall
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Chiling Waterfall ©
Chiling Waterfall
Gunung Nuang ©
Gunung Nuang
Snow World ©
Snow World

3
nights
Teluk Bahang, Penang Island

Teluk Bahang ©
Tucked between sandy beaches and a dammed reservoir, the sleepy fishing town of Teluk Bahang provides entrance to the small but wildlife-packed Penang National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): find something for the whole family at ESCAPE. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Monkey Beach, kick back and relax at Kerachut Beach, then experience rural life at Saanen Dairy Goat Farm, and finally admire the engineering at Teluk Bahang Dam.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Teluk Bahang journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Genting Highlands to Teluk Bahang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Teluk Bahang

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Teluk Bahang Dam, Saanen Dairy Goat Farm
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ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE
Monkey Beach ©
Monkey Beach
Kerachut Beach ©
Kerachut Beach

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nights
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes TGV Cinemas, Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre and Berjaya Time Square Theme Park. See even more of Kuala Lumpur: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur tour itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Teluk Bahang to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You will leave for home on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Nightlife

Side Trip

Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sultan Abdul Samad Building ©
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Menara Kuala Lumpur ©
Menara Kuala Lumpur

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