11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h
1
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  2​h
4
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village and then explore the striking landscape of Bako National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, see the interesting displays at Sarawak Museum, then don't miss a visit to Kuching Esplanade, then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Golden Anniversary Bridge.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kuching travel tool .

Sydney, Australia to Kuching is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Kuching is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Kuching hover around 38°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

2
nights
Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then identify plant and animal life at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Deer Cave.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Gunung Mulu National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to George Town.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from Gunung Mulu National Park to George Town with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In September in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, 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

1
night
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Langkawi trip site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria KLCC, and admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will leave for home on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

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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