8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes KLCC Park, Chinatown, Jalan Alor, and other attractions. Take a break from the city and head to Batu Caves and KL Bird Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Central Market Kuala Lumpur, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, shop like a local with Bukit Bintang, and stop by Happy Creations.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur day trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the gorgeous colors at Pulau Payar Marine Park, then stroll through Cenang Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Batik Village, and finally take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to De'zone, then admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In November in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Pulau Payar Marine Park
Pulau Payar Marine Park
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take a stroll through Chew Jetty, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and then kick back and relax at Batu Ferringhi Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our George Town trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang)
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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