12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cameron Highlands
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  2​h 30​min
3
Taiping
— 1 night
taxi + ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Tallinn


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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 Petronas Twin Towers. On the 31st (Thu), admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur road trip planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Kuala Lumpur is 6 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Tallinn in October, with highs in Kuala Lumpur at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Cameron Highlands.
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers

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Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands ©
Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): hike along Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Cameron Highlands Butterfly Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sam Poh Temple, then relax in the rural setting at Blueberry Earthouse, and finally play a few rounds at Kelab Golf Sultan Ahmad Shah.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cameron Highlands online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Taiping.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3 ©
Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3
Sam Poh Temple ©
Sam Poh Temple
Cameron Highlands Butterfly Garden ©

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Taiping

Taiping ©
The green city of Taiping remains one of the country's most innovative cities--it established Malaysia's first museum, first railway, and first newspaper.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at First Galleria and then pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints' Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Kota Ngah Ibrahim, browse the different shops at Taiping Sentral Mall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Burmese Pool.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Taiping road trip website .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Cameron Highlands to Taiping in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Taiping

Shopping Historic Sites Nature
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Taiping Sentral Mall ©
Taiping Sentral Mall
All Saints' Church ©
All Saints' Church
Kota Ngah Ibrahim ©
Kota Ngah Ibrahim

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George Town, Penang Island

A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza, don't miss a visit to Cannon Street, then make a trip to Choo Chay Keong Temple, then stop by Jonathanyun Sculptural Jewelry, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our George Town trip tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Taiping to George Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Taiping to George Town due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Tours Shopping
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Food Tours
Gurney Plaza ©
Gurney Plaza
Cannon Street ©
Cannon Street

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi Sky Bridge has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then tee off at The Els Club Teluk Datai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Batik Village, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, then kick back and relax at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Langkawi trip maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Zipline
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur
For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Kuala Lumpur is 6 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Tallinn in October: high temperatures in Kuala Lumpur hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. You will leave for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Tours Parks

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