5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Coimbatore

1
night
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then stroll through Cenang Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Langkawi day trip tool.

Coimbatore, India to Langkawi is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Coimbatore to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Zipline

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 7th (Sat): admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town trip maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Langkawi to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March in George Town, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can 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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, then Head underground at Batu Caves, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and then look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. March in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can 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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