13 days in Malaysia & Maldives Itinerary

13 days in Malaysia & Maldives Itinerary

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13 days in Malaysia & Maldives Itinerary

Start: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  14​h
1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
George Town, Malaysia
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 15​min
5
Hulhumale, Maldives
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Dammam, Saudi Arabia


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2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sri Maha Mariamman Temple and Happy Creations. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, Head underground at Batu Caves, and admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur travel planner .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Dammam to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dammam in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Kuala Lumpur. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Wildlife

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

3
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Street Art in George Town and Penang House of Music. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and see the interesting displays at Asia Camera Museum.

Plan a George Town trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Street Art in George Town ©
Street Art in George Town

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tanjung Rhu Beach and Art In Paradise. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi vacation builder site .

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 West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Langkawi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Langkawi

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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Zipline
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

1
night
Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Maafushi Island trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Maafushi Island takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to Maafushi Island is minus 3 hours. In April in Maafushi Island, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Hulhumale.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop

2
nights
Hulhumale, Maldives

Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), then hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, and then make a trip to Maldive Victory. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hulhumale online travel planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maafushi Island to Hulhumale. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Male, Maldive Victory
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maldive Victory ©
Maldive Victory
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

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