9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
4
Langkawi
— 2 nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little India Brickfields, Chinatown, Jalan Alor, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, shop like a local with Bukit Bintang, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur travel itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., Stadthuys, Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, wander the streets of Chinatown - Melaka, explore the activities along Malacca River, then make a trip to Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., then make a trip to Christ Church Melaka, Bandar Hilir., and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stadthuys.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melaka vacation planner.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Melaka, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
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Melaka Straits Mosque ©
Melaka Straits Mosque
The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Penang House of Music as well as Penang Hill Corporation. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, take a stroll through Armenian Street, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Chew Jetty and then make a trip to Penang Hill Corporation.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read George Town trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melaka to George Town due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang Hill Corporation
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Pulau Payar Marine Park has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, make a trip to Eagle Square, take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and kick back and relax at Cenang Beach.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Langkawi road trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In October, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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