12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Karachi
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  10 h
End: Karachi

1
night
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Galeria Perdana, then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Eagle Square, then stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Langkawi trip planning site .

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. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Karachi in September: highs in Langkawi hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): find something for the whole family at ESCAPE and then get your game on at Laser Battle.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town holiday maker app .

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park, Indochine Natural, Laser Battle
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
On the 11th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, see the interesting displays at Sarawak Museum, then don't miss a visit to Kuching Esplanade, then identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Golden Anniversary Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kuching attractions planner.

Getting from George Town to Kuching by flight takes about 4 hours. Traveling from George Town to Kuching, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Kuching can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

2
nights
Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. On your second day here, Head underground at Deer Cave.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gunung Mulu National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, take a stroll through Chinatown, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and walk around KLCC Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuala Lumpur takes 6.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

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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