12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
4
Langkawi
— 3 nights

2
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Batu Caves and Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway and Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park.

Start your trip to Kuala Lumpur by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kuala Lumpur. In December, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

2
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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a stroll through Chinatown - Melaka, thenget engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, thenmake a trip to A Famosa Fort, and finally explore the ancient world of St Paul's Church. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at House of Museums Malacca, explore the activities along Malacca River, thenadmire the striking features of Stadthuys, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Melaka online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to George Town.

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

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Armenian Street and Kek Lok Si Temple are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Chew Jetty and Penang House of Music. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, take a stroll through Chulia Street, examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the George Town holiday app.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melaka to George Town. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, play a few rounds at The Els Club Teluk Datai, stroll through Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and head off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi route website.

You can drive from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Spas
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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