15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  2​h
4
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Attractions like Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves, walk around KL Bird Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, and admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary website .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 5 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in January; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Muzium Tentera Darat and Melaka Straits Mosque. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary and Pusat Ikan Hiasan. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xiang Lin Si Temple, and examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melaka online itinerary planner .

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
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Muzium Tentera Darat ©
Muzium Tentera Darat
Malacca River ©
Malacca River

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and Street Art in George Town. Family-friendly places like Adventure Zone and ESCAPE will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Melaka to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melaka to George Town. In January, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Adventure Zone, ESCAPE
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Adventure Zone ©
Adventure Zone
The Habitat Penang Hill ©
The Habitat Penang Hill

4
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Zipline. Family-friendly places like Pasir Tengkorak Beach and Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at The Els Club Teluk Datai, make a trip to De'zone, admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, and stroll through Cenang Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi online attractions planner .

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. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Langkawi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing

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