11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Sydney

4
nights
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.
Visiting Batu Caves and Pantai Kelanang Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque. Change things up with a short trip to Putra Mosque in Putrajaya (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, explore the galleries of Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, and look for gifts at Nu Sentral.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur sightseeing planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Malaysia Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Kuala Lumpur at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Putra Mosque, Pantai Kelanang Beach
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll through Pasir Tengkorak Beach, then kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, then browse the different shops at Cenang Mall, and finally view the masterpieces at Batik Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Langkawi Craft Complex, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Wanararm.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi vacation planning website .

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. April in Langkawi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Shopping Beaches
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Habitat Penang Hill and Batu Ferringhi Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Queensbay Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from George Town: Teluk Bahang Beach (in Tanjung Bungah) and Monkey Beach (in Teluk Bahang). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapitan Keling Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and don't miss a visit to Church of Immaculate Conception.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the George Town online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Penang Island, Queensbay Mall, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Teluk Bahang Beach, Monkey Beach
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Monkey Beach ©
Monkey Beach
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple ©

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