6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Ipoh
Drive:  2 h
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Ipoh

1
night
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), get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Escape Theme Park, then steep yourself in history at Fort Cornwallis, and then examine the collection at Penang House of Music.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the George Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Ipoh to George Town is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ipoh to George Town is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Escape Theme Park, Kek Lok Si Temple
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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

2
nights
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): stroll through Cenang Beach, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Langkawi travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, walk around KLCC Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria, then admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and then stroll around KL Bird Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur journey website.

You can fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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