12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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12 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  10​h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Melaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Karachi

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.
On the 21st (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, and then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): take a stroll through Jalan Alor, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Karachi, Pakistan to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Karachi to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. In December, Kuala Lumpur is somewhat warmer than Karachi - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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 23rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Stadthuys, then see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then take an in-depth tour of Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then don't miss a visit to Jonker Street, then make a trip to Chinatown - Melaka, and finally see the interesting displays at Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melaka trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. December in Melaka sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and George Town. Step off the beaten path and head to ESCAPE and Penang 3D Trick Art Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, stroll the grounds of Old Protestant Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Batik Painting Museum Penang, and get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read George Town online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Melaka to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. December in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batik Painting Museum Penang, Kek Lok Si Temple, ESCAPE, George Town
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The Camera Museum ©
The Camera Museum
ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tengah Beach and Dayang Bunting Island. Bring the kids along to Cenang Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Tengah Beach ©
Tengah Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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