10 days in Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang Itinerary

10 days in Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang Itinerary

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10 days in Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Melaka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, cool off at Sunway Lagoon, and stroll around KLCC Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur road trip tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Melaka is known for historic sites, museums, nature, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, admire the striking features of Stadthuys, make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and look for gifts at Sixty 3 Heritage.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Melaka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Go for a jaunt from George Town to Teluk Bahang to see ESCAPE about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, get your game on at Laser Battle, and admire the masterpieces at Batik Painting Museum Penang.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our George Town sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Melaka to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural, Escape Theme Park, Batik Painting Museum Penang, Laser Battle
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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