6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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

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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batu Caves, take a stroll through Chinatown, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria KLCC, and admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major airports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

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 15th (Tue), take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi holiday planning site .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

1
day
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 17th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, look for gifts at Areca Books, then wander the streets of Chew Jetty, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the George Town online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Chew Jetty ©
Chew Jetty
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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