26 days in Malaysia Itinerary

26 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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26 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 14 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
2
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
6
Kota Kinabalu
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

14
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near George Town: Taiping Lake Gardens (in Taiping), Alor Setar (Al-Bukhary Mosque, Kedah Royal Museum, & more) and ESCAPE (in Teluk Bahang). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, don't miss a visit to Street Art in George Town, get your game on at Laser Battle, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town online tour planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to George Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to George Town, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in March; daily highs in George Town reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Alor Setar, Bayan Lepas, Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 15:
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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

1
night
Langkawi

Langkawi
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi sightseeing planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. In March in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. You will leave for Kuala Lumpur on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stroll around KL Bird Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): admire the striking features of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, then stroll around KLCC Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally meet the residents at Aquaria.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. March in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

2
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of The Brooke Gallery and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, steep yourself in history at Sarawak Cultural Village, then find something for the whole family at Sarawak Sentosa Theme Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kuching journey planner .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching in 4 hours. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kuching: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

2
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.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the views from Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gunung Mulu National Park journey planning website .

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
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Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

4
nights
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.
Kota Kinabalu is known for nature, shopping, adventure, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kinabalu Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Pasupathinath Alayam, and appreciate the history behind Marlin Statue.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu tour itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sabah
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:
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Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Climbing Tours

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