18 days in Malaysia Itinerary

18 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
4
Kuching
— 2 nights
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 4 nights

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, don't miss a visit to De'zone, explore the galleries of Batik Village, and delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi online trip itinerary builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Langkawi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 7 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, expect Langkawi to be much hotter, temps between 37°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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.
Step out of George Town with an excursion to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and explore the world behind art at Batik Painting Museum Penang.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read George Town day trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Langkawi to George Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Langkawi to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park

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 a taste of the local shopping with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and walk around KLCC Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur route planner.

Traveling by car from George Town to Kuala Lumpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 9th (Tue): examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park, and then admire the striking features of Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, then take in nature's colorful creations at Pitcher Plants Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuching sightseeing planner.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching in 4.5 hours. June in Kuching sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. 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 · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

Make your Gunung Mulu National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. June in Gunung Mulu National Park sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

4
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.
Step out of Kota Kinabalu with an excursion to Sosodikon Hill in Kundasang--about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, browse the different shops at Wisma Sabah, and walk around City Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu road trip site.

Fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in 2.5 hours. In June in Kota Kinabalu, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sabah, Sosodikon Hill
Highlights from your plan
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Climbing Tours

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