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14 days in Penang & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary
Fly: 10h 30min
George Town, Penang Island— 5 nights
Fly: 3h 45min
Kuala Lumpur— 8 nights
Fly: 9h 45min
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George Town, Penang Island
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like ESCAPE and Tech Dome Penang. Go for a jaunt from George Town to Balik Pulau to see Saanen Dairy Goat Farm about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, get your game on at Laser Battle, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and wander the streets of Chew Jetty.
To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town visit planner .
Perth, Australia to George Town is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Perth to George Town due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Perth in June: high temperatures in George Town hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.
Things to do in George Town
Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi, Laser Battle, Saanen Dairy Goat Farm, Indochine Natural
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Garden City of Lights
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.You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria. Venture out of the city with trips to Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary (in Ayer Keroh), Port Dickson (Muzium Tentera Darat, Pusat Ikan Hiasan, & more) and The Huskitory (in Melaka). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, and stroll around KLCC Park.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur sightseeing planner .
You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Kuala Lumpur
Port Dickson, Batu Caves, Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary, Sunway Lagoon, The Huskitory
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