15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
5
Melaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Karachi

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, adventure, zoos & aquariums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, step off the mainland to explore Dayang Bunting Island, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi trip itinerary planning app .

Karachi, Pakistan to Langkawi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Karachi to Langkawi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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 in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural, and take a stroll through Chew Jetty.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the George Town trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 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. December in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple, ESCAPE, Indochine Natural
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, then get engrossed in the history at The Brooke Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuching holiday planning site .

You can fly from George Town to Kuching in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Kuching. December in Kuching sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
On the 26th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then find something for the whole family at Legoland Malaysia.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru road trip planner .

Getting from Kuching to Johor Bahru by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Johor Bahru sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): delve into the distant past at St Paul's Church, make a trip to A Famosa Fort, then browse the exhibits of Stadthuys, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Melaka Straits Mosque, examine the collection at House of Museums Malacca, then make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Melaka trip planner .

Getting from Johor Bahru to Melaka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, walk around KL Bird Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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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