8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chennai

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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, and admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

Chennai, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. In December in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle and then find something for the whole family at ESCAPE.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read George Town visit planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to George Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: 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. In December, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

ESCAPE, Kek Lok Si Temple, Laser Battle
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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
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 26th (Thu), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi trip maker .

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 December, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time 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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