12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Bangkok

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, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, and stroll around KLCC Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip maker .

Bangkok, Thailand to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi, make a trip to De'zone, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi journey planning app .

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
When in George Town, make a side trip to see ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang, approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle, and examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read George Town day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

ESCAPE, Indochine Natural, Batik Painting Museum Penang, 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

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