13 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

13 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  17 h
1
Langkawi
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
3
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Kuala Lumpur
— Few hours
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Manchester

5
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antero as well as Skytrex Adventure. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, admire the sheer force of Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi trip planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Langkawi is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in December, things will get much warmer in Langkawi: highs are around 36°C and lows about 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Armenian Street and then get in on the family fun at Escape Theme Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the George Town online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

3
nights
Langkawi

You've added Samudra Duty Free, Kayaking & Canoeing, Antero, and other attractions to your itinerary. See even more of Langkawi: enjoy the sand and surf at Tengah Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Cenang Mall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beras Basah Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi trip itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Antero ©
Antero
Au Chong Beach Bar Cafe ©
Au Chong Beach Bar Cafe

few
hours
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.
To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur day trip site.

Getting from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Tours Shopping Parks

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