15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

15 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Get some cultural insight at Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Chew Jetty. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, and enjoy the sand and surf at Batu Ferringhi Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town vacation maker site.

Vancouver, Canada to George Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Vancouver to George Town. In December, George Town is warmer than Vancouver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish 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

Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi Beach
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

3
nights
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 Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi road trip site.

Traveling by taxi from George Town to Langkawi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline

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.
Get in touch with nature at Batu Caves and Sky Mirror. Chinatown and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, get outside with Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia, stroll around KLCC Park, and explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves, Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia, Sky Mirror
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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 Sabah Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Kinabalu Park and Mount Kinabalu. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Pasupathinath Alayam.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu by flight takes about 5.5 hours. December in Kota Kinabalu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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