12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
4
Melaka
— 2 nights
5
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights

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.
On the 9th (Thu), take a stroll through Chinatown, thenbrowse the different shops at Mid Valley Megamall, and then shop like a local with BB Park Bukit Bintang. On the next day, Head underground at Batu Caves, stroll around KL Bird Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip planning app.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
BB Park Bukit Bintang ©
BB Park Bukit Bintang

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nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, thenpaddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wat Wanararm, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Langkawi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline

2
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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
On the 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, look for gifts at Areca Books, and then admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple. On your second day here, browse the different shops at Prangin Mall, buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Monkey Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town trip planner.

You can drive from Langkawi to George Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 July, daily temperatures in George Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Monkey Beach, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Gurney Plaza ©
Gurney Plaza
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, thenlook for gifts at Baba Charlie Nyonya Cakes, thenbrowse the exhibits of Stadthuys, and finally make a trip to Jonker Street Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Tanjung Gemok Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagan Pinang Beach, and then explore the activities along Malacca River.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melaka trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from George Town to Melaka in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Melaka is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Melaka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Dickson
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
Jonker Street Night Market ©
Jonker Street Night Market

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nights
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 18th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Teluk Keke and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Sanctuary Beach. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then look for gifts at Universal Diver.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Besar trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Melaka to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

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