15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2​h
2
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Kek Lok Si Temple. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town itinerary builder website .

Vancouver, Canada to George Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Vancouver to George Town, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, George Town is much hotter than Vancouver - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Batu Ferringhi Beach
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Get in touch with nature at Cenang Beach and Tanjung Rhu Beach. There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Langkawi itinerary planner.

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 (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. December in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Batu Caves and Sky Mirror. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chinatown and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, go for a walk through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and tee off at K's Island Golf Academy Malaysia.

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

Getting from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia, Sky Mirror, Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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Kota Kinabalu

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Sri Pasupathinath Alayam. Visiting Kinabalu Park and Climbing Tours will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, take in the exciting artwork at Sabah Art Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu trip planning app .

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sabah
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Climbing Tours

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