8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
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George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
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Langkawi
— 2 nights

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©

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, head outdoors with Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia, stroll around KL Bird Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur online visit planner.

Chennai, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kuala Lumpur, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, stop by 14 Living Story, and see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read George Town road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to George Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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Panpuri Organic Spa Penang ©
Panpuri Organic Spa Penang
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and finally take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi travel itinerary planner.

Getting from George Town to Langkawi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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