12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
4
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights

2
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, walk around KLCC Park, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Kuala Lumpur is warmer than Montreal - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then don't miss a visit to De'zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Langkawi holiday builder tool.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
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.
Step out of George Town with an excursion to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the George Town vacation planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Langkawi to George Town in 3.5 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 Western Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Escape Theme Park, Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island.

Plan my day in Kota Kinabalu using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from George Town to Kota Kinabalu in 5 hours. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors · Tours · Nature
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Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam ©
Sri Pasupathinath Alayam

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