8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, head off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island, and then stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

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

Melbourne, Australia to Langkawi is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Malaysia Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, Langkawi is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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.
On the 17th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town trip builder app.

You can 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 July in George Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) 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
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, and admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Kuala Lumpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Shopping

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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