7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 15​min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Johor Bahru
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 13th (Wed) at Sunway Lagoon. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria KLCC.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur vacation builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, kick back and relax at Tengah Beach, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Langkawi tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park ©
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

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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 16th (Sat): admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, take a stroll through Chew Jetty, examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, then make a trip to Cannon Street, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the George Town holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Langkawi to George Town in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Johor Bahru.

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
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

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Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): cool off at Legoland Malaysia.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Johor Bahru itinerary builder.

You can fly from George Town to Johor Bahru in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from George Town to Johor Bahru, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Johor Bahru are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

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