16 days in Langkawi, Kuching & Kota Kinabalu Itinerary

16 days in Langkawi, Kuching & Kota Kinabalu Itinerary

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16 days in Langkawi, Kuching & Kota Kinabalu Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen, Scotland
Fly:  23 h
1
Langkawi
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Kuching
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Kota Kinabalu
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Aberdeen, Scotland

5
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Langkawi trip planning tool .

Aberdeen, UK to Langkawi is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In March, Langkawi is much warmer than Aberdeen - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

4
nights
Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kuching is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Santubong, look for all kinds of wild species at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and browse for treasures at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuching journey maker tool .

You can fly from Langkawi to Kuching in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. April in Kuching sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. You will leave for Kota Kinabalu on the 7th (Tue).

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

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.
Spend the 11th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, look for gifts at Kadaiku, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu online trip maker .

You can fly from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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