12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  2​h
2
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

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.
Take a break from George Town with a short trip to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, admire the masterpieces at Batik Painting Museum Penang, examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, and make a trip to Chew Jetty.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to George Town is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to West Indonesia Time is 4 hours. When traveling from Kuwait City in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in George Town: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batik Painting Museum Penang, ESCAPE, Kek Lok Si Temple, Laser Battle
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Family-friendly places like Cenang Beach and Tanjung Rhu Beach will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, make a trip to De'zone, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In December, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Langkawi Wildlife Park ©
Langkawi Wildlife Park

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
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.
On the 27th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then cool off at Legoland Malaysia.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru travel route planner .

You can fly from Langkawi to Johor Bahru in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sunway Lagoon and Museum of Illusions. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, walk around KLCC Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Aquaria ©
Aquaria

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