5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, take a stroll through Chinatown, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kuala Lumpur. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

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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 26th (Thu): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi online route builder.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural
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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

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