7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
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
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur holiday planning site .

Mumbai, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kuala Lumpur when traveling from Mumbai in January, with lows around 28°C. You will leave for Melaka on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Tours Shopping Outdoors
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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, take a stroll through Chinatown - Melaka, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then delve into the distant past at St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), and finally steep yourself in history at A Famosa Fort.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melaka trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In January in Melaka, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Batu Ferringhi Beach, admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally wander the streets of Chew Jetty. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Bukit Bendera (Penang Hill Mosque).

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Melaka to George Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Melaka to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Chew Jetty ©
Chew Jetty

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nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Get a sense of the local culture at Art In Paradise and Batik Village. Take a break from the city and head to Cenang Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Pulau Payar Marine Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to De'zone, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Langkawi day trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Langkawi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Spas

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