8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Kuching
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
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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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, stroll around KLCC Park, and explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur road trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kuala Lumpur. September in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 9th (Mon), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Cenang Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Langkawi trip planner .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Langkawi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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 11th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the George Town attractions planner .

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. September in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural
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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

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Kuching

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Sarawak Cultural Village and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, examine the collection at Sarawak Museum, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Borneoartifact Asian Art, Antiques, Cultural artifacts, then identify plant and animal life at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and finally make a trip to Kuching Esplanade.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kuching using our trip planner.

You can fly from George Town to Kuching in 4 hours. Traveling from George Town to Kuching, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Kuching can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuching

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Bako National Park ©
Bako National Park
Semenggoh Nature Reserve ©
Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Sarawak Cultural Village ©
Sarawak Cultural Village

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