8 days in Malaysia & Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia & Maldives Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia & Maldives Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
1
Melaka, Malaysia
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h
2
George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

1
day
Melaka, Malaysia

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): look for gifts at RazKashmir Crafts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort, then make a trip to Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Melaka is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kuwait City to Melaka, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in August, plan for much colder days in Melaka, with highs around 37°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Shopping
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple ©
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
RazKashmir Crafts ©
RazKashmir Crafts

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nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): wander the streets of Armenian Street, look for gifts at Vision First Optic, buy something for everyone on your list at Queensbay Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chayamangkalaram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Gurney Paragon Mall, stop by 5.4 North, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapitan Keling Mosque, and finally look for gifts at Jonathanyun Sculptural Jewelry.

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You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melaka to George Town due to the time zone difference. In August in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Queensbay Mall
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Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

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Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 6th (Mon), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then admire the sheer force of Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, and then Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Tengah Beach, step off the mainland to explore Beras Basah Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Dayang Bunting Island.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Langkawi trip planner .

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Zipline
Tengah Beach ©
Tengah Beach

1
night
Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
On the 8th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maafushi Island holiday tool .

Fly from Langkawi to Maafushi Island in 7.5 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Langkawi to Maafushi Island due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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