26 days in Malaysia Itinerary

26 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around George Town: Alor Setar (Al-Bukhary Mosque, Kedah Royal Museum, &more), Escape Theme Park (in Teluk Bahang) and Taiping Lake Gardens (in Taiping). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, get your game on at Laser Battle, and get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the George Town trip builder app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to George Town is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in March, with highs in George Town at 38°C and lows at 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, Tanjung Bungah, Bayan Lepas, Batu Ferringhi
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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.
For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi visit planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. March in Langkawi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. You'll set off 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. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, walk around KLCC Park, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally meet the residents at Aquaria.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder app.

You can 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. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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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.
Start 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 get in on the family fun 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 photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kuching driving holiday website.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching in 4 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, expect nights in Kuching to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Museums
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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), snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park by flight takes about 2 hours. In March in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature Parks Tours
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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, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park, engage your brain at Marine Aquarium and Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu, and step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu trip planner.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

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