7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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George Town, Penang Island
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Langkawi
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Kuala Lumpur
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George Town, Penang Island

— 2 nights
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stop by 5.4 North, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Panpuri Organic Spa Penang. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception, admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and finally visit Chew Jetty.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to George Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Western Indonesia Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. April in George Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Langkawi

— 1 night
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 11th (Sun), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, and finally stay fit while traveling at Salt Room.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi trip builder.

You can fly from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Kuala Lumpur

— 3 nights

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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Getting from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Malaysia travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Parks
An unusual blend of a developing nation and the modern world, Malaysia ranks as one of the richest countries in Southeast Asia, its prosperity largely resting on thriving high-tech industries. Malaysia vacations remain a more affordable alternative to the expensive tourism in some neighboring countries. Take a trip to Malaysia to explore busy cities filled with colonial-era architecture, tranquil tea plantations supporting a large portion of the local population, and dozens of scattered islands happily evading the worst aspects of mass tourism. While there may be fewer visitors, there's no shortage of fine beaches, mangrove estuaries, and verdant rainforests filled with exotic wildlife.