6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Zurich

2
nights
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: Head underground at Batu Caves, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stroll around KLCC Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur online travel route builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Zurich to Kuala Lumpur. In May, Kuala Lumpur is warmer than Zurich - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird 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 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and finally wander the streets of Chew Jetty.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our George Town trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Chew Jetty ©
Chew Jetty

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