12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
4
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: London

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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur online trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Malaysia Time is 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Tours Parks
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nights
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Batu Caves as well as KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, then browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall, and then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Lord Murugan Statue, Head underground at Batu Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thean Hou Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Putra Mosque, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL.

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Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Lord Murugan Statue, Putra Mosque
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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.
You've now added Matahari Cycle Tours & Travel to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town attractions planner.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town due to the time zone difference. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Outdoors Tours
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3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Wanararm and Batik Village. You'll get in some beach time at Cenang Beach and Tanjung Rhu Beach. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi sightseeing 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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. In January in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Pulau Payar Marine Park
Pulau Payar Marine Park

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Spas Historic Sites Museums
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Spas & Wellness
National Museum ©
National Museum
National Mosque (Masjid Negara) ©
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

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