9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  1​h 15​min
4
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
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.
Family-friendly places like KL Bird Park and Aquaria KLCC will thrill your kids. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 9th (Fri) at Sunway Lagoon. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, Head underground at Batu Caves, take a stroll through Jalan Alor, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur is minus 2 hours. In November, Kuala Lumpur is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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night
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 11th (Sun): make a splash at Legoland Malaysia.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Johor Bahru trip maker website .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and subway. In November in Johor Bahru, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

1
night
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 12th (Mon), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater World Langkawi. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Langkawi trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Johor Bahru to Langkawi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge

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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 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then look for gifts at Areca Books, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the George Town road trip 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town. In November, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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