12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Buraidah
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
4
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Buraidah

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur and then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, then shop like a local with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and finally walk around KLCC Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur vacation planner.

Buraidah, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Buraidah to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Buraidah, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Kuala Lumpur, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 9th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, don't miss a visit to River Walk, see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, take an in-depth tour of Malacca Heritage Centre, then examine the collection at Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), and finally browse the exhibits of Stadthuys.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melaka trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Penang House of Music and Asia Camera Museum. Visit Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Kek Lok Si Temple for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and see the interesting displays at Colonial Penang Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read George Town planning app .

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music

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nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Art In Paradise and Batik Village. You'll get in some beach time at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Cenang Beach. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

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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. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In August in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Zipline

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