8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
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Melaka
— 1 night
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George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
4
Langkawi
— 2 nights

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©

Garden City of Lights

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.
Get outdoors at Batu Caves and KL Bird Park. Get some cultural insight at Chinatown and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, look for gifts at Happy Creations, buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL, and get a taste of the local shopping with BB Park Bukit Bintang.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary website.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in July; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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Melaka

Melaka ©

Historical City

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 (Sun): view the masterpieces at Hueman Studio, get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, browse the exhibits of Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, then admire the striking features of Stadthuys, and finally stop by Sixty 3 Heritage.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melaka driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Highlights from your plan
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery ©
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Stadthuys ©
Stadthuys

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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 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then look for gifts at 5.4 North, and finally admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple.

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Traveling by flight from Melaka to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Melaka to George Town is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
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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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 30th (Tue), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, and then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Galeria Perdana and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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