22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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22 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
5
Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Sydney


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3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kota Kinabalu to Semporna to see Sabah about 1h 20 min away. Make the 28th (Thu) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Kota Kinabalu hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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.
Gunung Mulu National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves, hike along Gunung Mulu Summit Trek, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gunung Mulu National Park, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gunung Mulu National Park online vacation planner .

Fly from Kota Kinabalu to Gunung Mulu National Park in an hour. March in Gunung Mulu National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek ©
Gunung Mulu Summit Trek

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve and then get answers to all your questions at Bako National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Golden Anniversary Bridge, make a trip to Kuching Esplanade, examine the collection at Sarawak Museum, then steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, and finally browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Kuching planner .

Traveling by flight from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kuching takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kuching can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

4
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.
George Town is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, wander the streets of Armenian Street, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Kuching to George Town takes 4 hours. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Laser Battle, Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

4
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and pause for some photo ops at Eagle Square.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Langkawi trip planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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 April, daytime highs in Langkawi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for shopping, parks, wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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