12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
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Langkawi
— 3 nights
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Johor Bahru
— 1 night
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Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights

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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.
Kids will enjoy Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Chew Jetty. Step out of George Town with an excursion to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural, don't miss a visit to Church of Immaculate Conception, and take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical Spice Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our George Town trip maker.

Muscat, Oman to George Town is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Western Indonesia Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Muscat in February: high temperatures in George Town hover around 38°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

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Theme Park
Escape Theme Park
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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Attractions like Langkawi Sky Bridge and Underwater World Langkawi make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, don't miss a visit to De'zone, take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi day trip planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In February, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure
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Beach
Cenang Beach
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
4.8

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Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©

Southern City

A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square and then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Johor Bahru driving holiday planner.

Getting from Langkawi to Johor Bahru by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In February, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks · Shopping
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Water Park
Legoland Malaysia
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Shopping Mall
Johor Bahru City Square
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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©

Garden City of Lights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Petronas Twin Towers and KL Bird Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Pusat Ikan Hiasan (in Port Dickson) and The VOID (in Genting Highlands). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and look for gifts at Happy Creations.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Water Park
Sunway Lagoon
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Aquarium
Aquaria
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