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
— 3 nights
4
Melaka
— 2 nights
5
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night

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 Chew Jetty. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and admire the masterpieces at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our George Town holiday planner.

Vancouver, Canada to George Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to George Town is 15 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in December, with highs in George Town at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Batu Ferringhi Beach, Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
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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.
Relax by the water at Cenang Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and appreciate the history behind Eagle Square.

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Drive from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 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 December, daytime highs in Langkawi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Batu Caves and National Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, wander the streets of Chinatown, get a taste of the local shopping with KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

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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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

2
nights
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 26th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, browse the exhibits of Stadthuys, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Xiang Lin Si Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, don't miss a visit to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., thencontemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort, thenexplore the ancient world of St Paul's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melaka trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Melaka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Johor Bahru.

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

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
On the 28th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Istana Bukit Serene, ponder the world of politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad, and then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Melaka to Johor Bahru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad
Istana Bukit Serene ©
Istana Bukit Serene

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Tours Spas
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Climbing Tours
Spas

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