14 days in Malaysia Itinerary

14 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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14 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Melaka
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Get outdoors at Cenang Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, play a few rounds at The Els Club Teluk Datai, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi vacation planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Langkawi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Langkawi is 6 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, Langkawi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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.
Get some historical perspective at Kek Lok Si Temple and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. Head to 5.4 North and Aman Centralfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, wander the streets of Armenian Street, view the masterpieces at Hin Bus Depot, and explore the galleries of Galeri Seni Mutiara.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the George Town travel itinerary planner.

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. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Melaka.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aman Central, Indochine Natural, Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 4th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Hueman Studio, stop by Sixty 3 Heritage, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, and finally explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Melaka holiday website .

You can fly from George Town to Melaka in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from George Town to Melaka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Melaka are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery ©
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church

5
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.
Visiting Batu Caves and KL Bird Park will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Central Market Kuala Lumpur and Pavilion KL. Step out of Kuala Lumpur with an excursion to Oasis Village in Petaling Jaya--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, browse the different shops at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, walk around KLCC Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bukit Bintang.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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