8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  5​h 15​min
3
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Art In Paradise. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Cenang Mall, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi, and browse the exhibits of Batik Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi journey builder site .

Singapore, Singapore to Langkawi is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Zipline

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.
On the 27th (Wed), take in the pleasant sights at Street Art in George Town and then browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Bukit Bendera (Penang Hill Mosque) and then explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang).

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our George Town trip builder website .

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town. In November, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Penang Island
Highlights from your plan
Gurney Plaza ©
Gurney Plaza
Street Art in George Town ©
Street Art in George Town

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 29th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, look for gifts at Universal Diver, and then kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Besar travel route app .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from George Town to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from George Town to Pulau Perhentian Besar, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks Shopping Beaches
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Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look for gifts at 1 Utama Shopping Centre, then browse the different shops at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Suria KLCC Mall.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Kuala Lumpur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping

Side Trip

Petaling Jaya
Highlights from your plan
Suria KLCC Mall ©
Suria KLCC Mall
Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall ©
Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall
1 Utama Shopping Centre ©
1 Utama Shopping Centre

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