3 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

3 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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3 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
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George Town, Penang Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our George Town trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to George Town. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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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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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, then walk around KLCC Park, then Head underground at Batu Caves, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Aquaria, then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and then walk around KL Bird Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 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. December in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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