9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Colombo

4
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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.
Kids will enjoy KL Bird Park and Aquaria KLCC. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 7th (Thu) at Sunway Lagoon. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Batu Caves, take a stroll through Jalan Alor, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur road trip planning tool .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Theme Parks Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Johor Bahru online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and subway. In December in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cenang Beach and Underwater World Langkawi. There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Langkawi trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Johor Bahru to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park ©
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

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