5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KL Bird Park, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, and shop like a local with Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur sightseeing planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the George Town itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town due to the time zone difference. January in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

1
night
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Cenang Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In January in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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