8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Kuching
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Gunung Mulu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Museum, Head underground at Batu Caves, stroll around KLCC Park, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park and then cool off at Sunway Lagoon.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kuala Lumpur. In September, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

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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George Town, Penang Island

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 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our George Town trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi trip maker website .

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. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then cool off at Legoland Malaysia.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Johor Bahru journey maker website .

You can fly from Langkawi to Johor Bahru in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Johor Bahru can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Room Escape Games
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuching road trip tool .

You can fly from Johor Bahru to Kuching in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Kuching are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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nights
Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): snap pictures at Mulu Skywalk and then identify plant and animal life at Clearwater / Wind Show Caves. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Deer Cave.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gunung Mulu National Park trip maker site .

Getting from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park by flight takes about 2 hours. In September in Gunung Mulu National Park, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Clearwater / Wind Show Caves ©
Clearwater / Wind Show Caves
Deer Cave ©
Deer Cave
Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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