13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
2
Melaka
— 1 night
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
4
Langkawi
— 2 nights
5
Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night
6
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
7
Kuching
— 2 nights

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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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kuala Lumpur. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

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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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, admire the striking features of Stadthuys, thenmake a trip to A Famosa Fort, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melaka day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Melaka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Nature Parks Museums
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
On the 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, thencontemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, thenexamine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle and then get in on the family fun at Escape Theme Park.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our George Town road trip tool.

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. December in George Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple, Laser Battle
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then make a trip to De'zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi trip website.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Langkawi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Zipline

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Kota Kinabalu

A holiday in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital and main gateway town, offers access to urban areas boasting a diverse and rapidly evolving set of malls, bars, and quality restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then head off the coast to Manukan Island.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu online trip maker.

You can fly from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu in 6.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the views from Mulu Skywalk and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gunung Mulu National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park takes 2.5 hours. In December in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
On the 2nd (Thu), examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, and then browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village, thenlook for gifts at Left And Right Artisan Handcraft, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuching online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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