18 days in Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur & Penang Itinerary

18 days in Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur & Penang Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll get in some beach time at Pasir Tengkorak Beach and Cenang Beach. Get outdoors at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Batik Village, look for gifts at Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall, examine the collection at Galeria Perdana, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wat Wanararm.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Langkawi trip planning app.

Bengaluru, India to Langkawi is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Langkawi. Traveling from Bengaluru in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Langkawi, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bagan Lalang Beach and Morib Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Suria KLCC Mall and Putra Mosque. Get out of town with these interesting Kuala Lumpur side-trips: IOI City Mall (in Putrajaya), Pantai Kelanang Beach (in Banting) and Pantai Remis (in Kapar). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Batu Caves, browse the exhibits of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, get answers to all your questions at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, and browse the different shops at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall.

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

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 July, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Putrajaya, Batu Caves, Banting, Petaling Jaya, Pantai Remis
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Dark Cave Malaysia ©
Dark Cave Malaysia

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Gurney Plaza or Hin Bus Depot. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Teluk Bahang Beach and Batu Ferringhi Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Teluk Bahang (Monkey Beach & Kerachut Beach). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, and don't miss a visit to Cannon Street.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in George Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Teluk Bahang, The Habitat Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
Spas

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