7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Melaka
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
4
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: New Delhi


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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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves, and then identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Museum, then wander the streets of Chinatown, then walk around KLCC Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur online route planner .

New Delhi, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Melaka.

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
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the ancient world of St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Stadthuys, then see the interesting displays at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, and finally make a trip to The Huskitory.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melaka trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Stadthuys ©
Stadthuys
St Paul's Church ©
St Paul's Church

2
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at The Camera Museum, examine the collection at Asia Camera Museum, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally wander the streets of Chew Jetty. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Teochew Puppet and Opera House, steep yourself in history at Armenian Street, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then explore the world behind art at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, then admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally explore the world behind art at Batik Painting Museum Penang.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the George Town trip planner.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

1
night
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 14th (Sun), kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi road trip website .

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. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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