12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Dubai
Fly:
15​h 45​min
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly:
1​h 15​min
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:
1​h 45​min
Johor Bahru
— 2 nights
Fly + train:
2​h 45​min
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:
11​h 15​min
Dubai

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4
days
Langkawi


An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Attractions like Cenang Beach and Beras Basah Island make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Tengah Beach, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Langkawi trip generator.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Langkawi is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Langkawi. In April, daytime highs in Langkawi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks, Beaches, Nature, Tours
SIDE TRIPS : Kuah, Cenang Beach
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2
days
George Town, Penang Island


A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Batu Ferringhi Beach, savor the flavors at Cocoa Boutique, and then take in the awesome beauty at Penang Hill. On the next day, stroll through East Wind Watersports, then admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, and then stop by Areca Books.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town itinerary builder.

You can fly from Langkawi to George Town in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April in George Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in George Town

Parks, Beaches, Tours, Nature
SIDE TRIPS : Batu Ferringhi, Kek Lok Si Temple, Cocoa Boutique
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1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Johor Bahru travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from George Town to Johor Bahru in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Johor Bahru due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Johor Bahru can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

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3
days
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 KL Bird Park and Batu Caves will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Sunway Lagoon Theme Park and Aquaria KLCC will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, wander the streets of Jalan Alor, take in nature's colorful creations at Orchid Park (Taman Orkid), and explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur vacation trip planner.

Getting from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur by combination of flight and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks, Theme Parks, Sightseeing, Historic Sites
SIDE TRIPS : Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
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