8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Alexandria
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2 h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Alexandria

1
night
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the gorgeous colors at Pulau Payar Marine Park and then kick back and relax at Cenang Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Rhu Beach, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then explore the galleries of Batik Village.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Langkawi holiday planning site.

Alexandria, Egypt to Langkawi is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 6 hours. In January, Langkawi is warmer than Alexandria - with highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and finally admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, stop by 5.4 North, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then examine the collection at Memory Museum Penang, and finally browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read George Town trip planner.

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 difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In January in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
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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

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Batu Caves and Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. For shopping fun, head to Central Market Kuala Lumpur or BB Park Bukit Bintang. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, browse the different shops at Pavilion KL, and take in the exciting artwork at Shalini Ganendra Fine Art.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur. January in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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