12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
3
Ipoh
— 1 night
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Art In Paradise and Batik Village. You'll get in some beach time at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Cenang Beach. There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at The Els Club Teluk Datai, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Langkawi Thean Hou Temple.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Langkawi road trip website.

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Langkawi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Langkawi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Kapitan Keling Mosque are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Gurney Plaza. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, browse the different shops at Queensbay Mall, explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), and see the interesting displays at Colonial Penang Museum.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by taxi from Langkawi to George Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Langkawi to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in George Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Queensbay Mall, Indochine Natural
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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple ©
Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

1
night
Ipoh

Ipoh ©
The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, view the masterpieces at 22 Hale Street, thenget engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, thenexamine the collection at Ho Yan Hor Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Funtasy House Trick Art.

Discover how to plan a Ipoh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from George Town to Ipoh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from George Town to Ipoh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Parks
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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum

3
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.
Batu Caves and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to 1 Utama Shopping Centre and Central Market Kuala Lumpurfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, and get a taste of the local shopping with BB Park Bukit Bintang.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

1 Utama Shopping Centre, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple ©
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple

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