10 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

10 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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10 days in Langkawi, Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16 h
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): find something for the whole family at Oriental Village, browse the exhibits of Tiger! Tiger! Gallery & Exhibit, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, then browse the different shops at Cenang Mall, and finally meet the residents at Underwater World Langkawi.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Langkawi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Langkawi. When traveling from Dubai in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Langkawi: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 30°C at night. You will leave for George Town on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Oriental Village ©
Oriental Village

1
night
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stop by Areca Books, examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, take a stroll through Chew Jetty, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Queensbay Mall.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town sightseeing planner.

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Queensbay Mall, Batu Ferringhi Beach
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

4
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Batu Caves and Cape Rachado. Shop till you drop at Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Get out of town with these interesting Kuala Lumpur side-trips: Morib Beach (in Banting) and Church of The Visitation (in Seremban). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bukit Bintang.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from George Town to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Morib Beach, Cape Rachado, Church of The Visitation, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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