12 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

12 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Melbourne

5
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Break The Code, Penang Room Escape Game - Flee Sixty, The TOP Penang, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kapitan Keling Mosque and Colonial Penang Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Penang House of Music and Tech Dome Penang. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Wonderfood Museum Penang and buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our George Town trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to George Town is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Melbourne to George Town due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in March, with highs in George Town at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Batu Ferringhi, Teluk Bahang
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Wonderfood Museum Penang ©
Wonderfood Museum Penang
Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque

5
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.
You've added Lot 10 Shopping Centre, Berjaya Time Square Theme Park, Little India Brickfields, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Batu Caves and Kuala Lumpur City Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dark Cave Malaysia and Petrosains Science Discovery Centre. It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur itinerary planner.

You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery ©
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Dark Cave Malaysia ©
Dark Cave Malaysia

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