22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Kundasang
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Kuching
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
6
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  16 h 45 min
End: Brussels

3
nights
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.
When in Kota Kinabalu, make a side trip to see Sabah in Semporna, approximately Semporna away. And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, get outside with Raja Laut Kota Kinabalu Cruise, and engage your brain at Marine Aquarium and Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu online trip builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Kota Kinabalu is 7 hours. In juli, Kota Kinabalu is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kundasang.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Sabah
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Sosodikon Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, and then admire the natural beauty at Adenna Rafflesia Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Kundasang War Memorial, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park, and then make a trip to Kundasang Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kundasang trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sabah, Adenna Rafflesia Garden
Highlights from your plan
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kundasang War Memorial ©
Kundasang War Memorial

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 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Deer Cave.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gunung Mulu National Park tour itinerary app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kundasang to Gunung Mulu National Park in 3.5 hours. In juli in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

3
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kuching is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Santubong.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuching trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 2 hours. In juli, daytime highs in Kuching are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the George Town online vacation planner.

You can fly from Kuching to George Town in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in juli, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Laser Battle, Escape Theme Park, 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 ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

3
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, get outside with Outdoor Activities, delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and head off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Langkawi online holiday planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in juli, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

4
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 landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur journey tool.

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 juli, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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