11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

11 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Kick 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: examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, examine the collection at Sarawak Museum, then don't miss a visit to Kuching Esplanade, then identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally take in the views from Golden Anniversary Bridge.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kuching road trip website.

Sydney, Australia to Kuching is an approximately 11- hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in Kuching: highs are around 38°C and lows about 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 Museums
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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.
On the 19th (Thu), snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Deer Cave.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gunung Mulu National Park online tour planner.

Getting from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park by flight takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally revel in the low prices at Indochine Natural.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gunung Mulu National Park to George Town. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gunung Mulu National Park to George Town. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Indochine Natural, Kek Lok Si Temple
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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Cenang Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; 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'll set off 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
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

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