7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  27 h
1
Langkawi
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
4
Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  20 h 30 min
End: New York City

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Dayang Bunting Island, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi online tour planner .

New York City, USA to Langkawi is an approximately 27-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 13 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Langkawi at 89°F and lows at 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dayang Bunting Island ©
Dayang Bunting Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): walk around KL Bird Park, then Head underground at Batu Caves, then walk around KLCC Park, and finally get outside with Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves.

To see photos and more tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park journey builder.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Mulu National Park in 6.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Gunung Mulu National Park can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

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

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get outside with Raja Laut Kota Kinabalu Cruise and then head off the coast to Manukan Island.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island

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