12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dark Cave Malaysia as well as National Mosque (Masjid Negara). Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get outside with Dark Cave Malaysia and then take in the spiritual surroundings of National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur visit planning website .

Bengaluru, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, expect Kuala Lumpur to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dark Cave Malaysia
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Dark Cave Malaysia ©
Dark Cave Malaysia
National Mosque (Masjid Negara) ©
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

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.
You've now added Scuba & Snorkeling to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tanjung Aru Beach and Kundasang War Memorial. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu takes 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kundasang War Memorial, Mount Kinabalu
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tanjung Aru Beach ©
Tanjung Aru Beach
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu

2
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.
Matahari Cycle Tours & Travel has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Chulia Street. Get some historical perspective at Kapitan Keling Mosque and Old Protestant Cemetery. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, examine the collection at The Camera Museum, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the George Town trip site .

You can fly from Kota Kinabalu to George Town in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kota Kinabalu to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Habitat Penang Hill
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Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque

3
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi Sky Cab has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Wanararm and Galeria Perdana. Explore hidden gems such as Dayang Bunting Island and Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, and admire the sheer force of Durian Perangin Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Langkawi trip maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In August, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
On the 1st (Sat), take a stroll through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, then identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, and then take a stroll through Jalan Alor.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife
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Jalan Alor ©
Jalan Alor
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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