5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria KLCC, take in the spiritual surroundings of National Mosque (Masjid Negara), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip maker site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In September in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to 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
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

1
night
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then stroll through Cenang Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Langkawi online day trip planner .

You can 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 September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally revel in the low prices at Indochine Natural.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our George Town road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to 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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