5 days in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi & Penang Itinerary

5 days in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi & Penang Itinerary

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5 days in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi & Penang Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 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.
On the 13th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL, Head underground at Batu Caves, and then wander the streets of Chinatown. Keep things going the next day: stop by Kia Klemenz Gifts & Souvenirs, shop like a local with Bukit Bintang, then wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and finally browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip maker website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In August, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, and then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge.

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Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Plaza, take a stroll through Chew Jetty, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then look for gifts at 5.4 North, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): revel in the low prices at Indochine Natural, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, browse the exhibits of Galeri Seni Mutiara, take a stroll through Armenian Street, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and finally see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the George Town travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Langkawi to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Indochine Natural, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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