13 days in Malaysia & Chennai Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia & Chennai Itinerary

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13 days in Malaysia & Chennai Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Chennai, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Kuching, Malaysia
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, get your game on at Laser Battle, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and finally examine the collection at Penang House of Music. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): get in on the family fun at ESCAPE.

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Getting from Kuala Lumpur to George Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, ESCAPE, Laser Battle
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

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Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Plan trip to Langkawi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In July, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
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Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, then admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): find something for the whole family at VGP Snow Kingdom and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chennai trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Langkawi to Chennai in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Langkawi in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chennai: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology
Highlights from your plan
The Theosophical Society ©
The Theosophical Society
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

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day
Kuching, Malaysia

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve and then get answers to all your questions at Bako National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuching trip site .

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Kuching takes 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chennai to Kuching. Traveling from Chennai in July, things will get a bit cooler in Kuching: highs are around 38°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
Gunung Mulu National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave, push the limits with an extreme tour, hike along Gunung Mulu Summit Trek, and take in the views from Mulu Skywalk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Gunung Mulu National Park online journey maker .

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek ©
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek

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