7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  2​h
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Dubai

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria KLCC will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, take a stroll through Chinatown, and explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur attractions planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Aquaria ©
Aquaria

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
On the 27th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Chinese Heritage Museum, then make a splash at Legoland Malaysia, and then make a trip to Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Johor Bahru trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Museums
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad
Chinese Heritage Museum ©
Chinese Heritage Museum

1
night
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 28th (Thu), snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi day trip planner .

Getting from Johor Bahru to Langkawi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough 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
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a George Town trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 November in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music

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