12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

Plan my day in Kuala Lumpur using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Islamabad to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Islamabad in December, expect nights in Kuala Lumpur to be warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon

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 26th (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle and then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Johor Bahru day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. December in Johor Bahru sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle

3
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.
Kids will enjoy ESCAPE and Adventure Zone. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, admire the masterpieces at Batik Painting Museum Penang, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and revel in the low prices at Indochine Natural.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Johor Bahru to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johor Bahru to George Town. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cenang Beach and Langkawi Wildlife Park. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and head outdoors with Zumba Langkawi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Langkawi trip planning app .

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. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline

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