9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
5
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes National Mosque (Masjid Negara), Merdeka Square, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and other attractions you added. On the 21st (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves and then wander the streets of Little India Brickfields. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Museum, walk around KLCC Park, walk around KL Bird Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), then make a trip to Merdeka Square, and finally admire the striking features of Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

1
day
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
You've added Malacca River, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Wed), take a stroll through Chinatown - Melaka, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, don't miss a visit to Jonker Street Night Market, then don't miss a visit to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Melaka trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October in Melaka, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
Jonker Street Night Market ©
Jonker Street Night Market
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory

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nights
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
You've added Laser Battle, Escape Room, Chinatown, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, and finally wander the streets of Chinatown.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur itinerary planner.

Getting from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Menara Kuala Lumpur ©
Menara Kuala Lumpur

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.
You've added Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, The Gravityz, Fort Cornwallis, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Penang Hill Corporation, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, stop by 5.4 North, then wander the streets of Chulia Street, then wander the streets of Armenian Street, and finally don't miss a visit to Cannon Street. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Chew Jetty, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, steep yourself in history at Fort Cornwallis, get outside with The Gravityz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the George Town itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Penang Hill Corporation, Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Pulau Payar Marine Park has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, stroll through Cenang Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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