20 days in Malaysia Itinerary

20 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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20 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
3
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, then stroll around KLCC Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Aquaria. Keep things going the next day: walk around KL Bird Park, then Head underground at Batu Caves, and then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur online trip itinerary builder .

London, UK to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kuala Lumpur is 8 hours. In March, Kuala Lumpur is much warmer than London - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
When in George Town, make a side trip to see ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang, approximately Teluk Bahang away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, get your game on at Laser Battle, and take a stroll through Chew Jetty.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read George Town trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to George Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Batik Painting Museum Penang, Laser Battle, Escape Theme Park
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, then don't miss a visit to De'zone, then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and finally take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
On the 24th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Brooke Museums and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village, find something for the whole family at Sarawak Sentosa Theme Park, then identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kuching travel route planner.

Fly from Langkawi to Kuching in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. March in Kuching sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Deer Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To find traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gunung Mulu National Park trip maker.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. March in Gunung Mulu National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves

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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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Pasupathinath Alayam, pause for some photo ops at Marlin Statue, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kota Kinabalu route site .

Fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in an hour. In March in Kota Kinabalu, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Sabah
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Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Climbing Tours
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
On the 1st (Wed), cool off at Sunway Lagoon and then browse the different shops at Pavilion KL. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, then wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur journey site .

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur takes 4.5 hours. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Petaling Street Heritage House
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Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
National Mosque (Masjid Negara) ©
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

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