13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Kuching
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater World Langkawi. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls.

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Vancouver, Canada to Langkawi is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Langkawi, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in March, things will get much hotter in Langkawi: highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

1
night
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 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in George Town sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur travel planner.

You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

1
night
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuching road trip planning site.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching in 4 hours. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, plan for slightly colder days in Kuching, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
The Ranee Museum ©
The Ranee Museum

1
night
Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
On the 13th (Fri), Head underground at Deer Cave and then take in the views from Mulu Skywalk.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gunung Mulu National Park vacation maker site.

Getting from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park by flight takes about 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

3
nights
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu ©
A holiday in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital and main gateway town, offers access to urban areas boasting a diverse and rapidly evolving set of malls, bars, and quality restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
Kota Kinabalu is known for nature, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, look for gifts at Kadaiku, and explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu takes an hour. In March in Kota Kinabalu, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Sabah
Highlights from your plan
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Climbing Tours
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu

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