7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 15​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  5​h 30​min
3
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
4
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
+3
ferry + taxi + bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tengah Beach and Art In Paradise. We've included these beaches for you: Beras Basah Island and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island, and stroll through Cenang Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Langkawi itinerary builder.

Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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Tengah Beach ©
Tengah Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Beras Basah Island ©
Beras Basah Island

1
night
George Town, Penang Island

George Town
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the George Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Langkawi to George Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites
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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©

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night
Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Teluk Keke and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Sanctuary Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Besar trip planner.

Getting from George Town to Pulau Perhentian Besar by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach

1
night
Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Pulau Perhentian Kecil ©
The smaller of the two coral-tinged Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil remains more popular with the younger backpacker crowd due to more affordable living costs.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil travel planner.

Pulau Perhentian Kecil is just a short distance from Pulau Perhentian Besar. September in Pulau Perhentian Kecil sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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