7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  5 h 30 min
1
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Melaka
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Besar online vacation planner .

Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian Besar is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Besar can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
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 24th (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjung Rhu Beach, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, enjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Langkawi trip builder website .

Getting from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Langkawi by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

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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 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Wonderfood Museum Penang, examine the collection at Colonial Penang Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapitan Keling Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In September in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque

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Ipoh

Ipoh ©
The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Perak Cave Temple, admire the masterpieces at Funtasy House Trick Art, get engrossed in the history at Ho Yan Hor Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Sultan Idris Shah Ke II Ipoh, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ipoh online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from George Town to Ipoh in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Ipoh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ho Yan Hor Museum ©
Ho Yan Hor Museum
Funtasy House Trick Art ©
Funtasy House Trick Art

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Malacca Heritage Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melaka Straits Mosque, make a trip to River Walk, examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melaka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ipoh to Melaka by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca ©

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