10 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

10 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  7 h
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Hong Kong

4
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Change things up with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, admire the masterpieces at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the George Town holiday maker site.

Hong Kong, China to George Town is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in April, with highs in George Town at 37°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Tanjung Bungah, Kek Lok Si Temple, TeddyVille Museum, Escape Theme Park
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

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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Batu Caves, stroll around KLCC Park, identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, and explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Kuala Lumpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur. April in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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