15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Batu Caves
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Cameron Highlands
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
6
Langkawi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  1 h
7
Petaling Jaya
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Doha

4
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and then stroll around KL Bird Park.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Kuala Lumpur is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Doha in December; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Batu Caves.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Shopping
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Aquaria ©
Aquaria
Petrosains Science Discovery Centre ©
Petrosains Science Discovery Centre

1
night
Batu Caves

Batu Caves ©
True to its name, Batu Caves draw visitors with its famous limestone cavern system, lying to the north of Kuala Lumpur.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Negara, then Head underground at Batu Caves, and then Head underground at Ramayana Cave.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Batu Caves travel route planning tool .

Batu Caves is just a stone's throw from Kuala Lumpur. In December, daily temperatures in Batu Caves can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in Batu Caves

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Zoo Negara
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Zoo Negara ©
Zoo Negara
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

1
night
Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands ©
Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Highlands Apiary Farm, experience rural life at Cameron Bharat Tea Estate, then experience rural life at Big Red Strawberry Farm, and finally admire the natural beauty at Cameron Lavender.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cameron Highlands trip builder tool .

You can drive from Batu Caves to Cameron Highlands in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to George Town.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Parks
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Cameron Lavender ©
Cameron Lavender
Big Red Strawberry Farm ©
Big Red Strawberry Farm
Cameron Bharat Tea Estate ©
Cameron Bharat Tea Estate

1
night
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then get a new perspective on nature at Tech Dome Penang, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Memory Museum Penang, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally don't miss a visit to Chew Jetty.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cameron Highlands to George Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cameron Highlands to George Town. December in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Teluk Bahang.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Tech Dome Penang ©
Tech Dome Penang
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

1
night
Teluk Bahang, Penang Island

Teluk Bahang ©
Tucked between sandy beaches and a dammed reservoir, the sleepy fishing town of Teluk Bahang provides entrance to the small but wildlife-packed Penang National Park.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden, then get in on the family fun at ESCAPE, and then see human ingenuity at work at Teluk Bahang Dam.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Teluk Bahang holiday planning tool .

You can drive from George Town to Teluk Bahang in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Teluk Bahang is 1 hour. December in Teluk Bahang sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Teluk Bahang

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Penang Island
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Tropical Spice Garden ©
Tropical Spice Garden
Teluk Bahang Dam ©
Teluk Bahang Dam

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Bring the kids along to Cenang Beach and Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, head off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Langkawi trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Teluk Bahang to Langkawi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Petaling Jaya.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi ©
Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi

1
night
Petaling Jaya

Petaling Jaya ©
First established in 1952 and since swallowed up by the urban sprawl of Kuala Lumpur, you can now hardly distinguish Petaling Jaya from the ever-growing Malaysian capital.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the striking features of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque and then get your game on at ATAG Malaysia.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Petaling Jaya trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Langkawi to Petaling Jaya by combination of flight and train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and train. In December, daily temperatures in Petaling Jaya can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Petaling Jaya

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
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Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon

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