8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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



Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wat Wanararm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at The Els Club Teluk Datai, enjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, then explore the striking landscape at Langkawi Geopark, and finally stroll through Cenang Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Langkawi attractions site.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Langkawi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, you will find days in Langkawi are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are much warmer (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Langkawi Scuba ©
Langkawi Scuba
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng), see the interesting displays at Wonderfood Museum Penang, steep yourself in history at Han Jiang Ancestral Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapitan Keling Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and finally view the masterpieces at Hin Bus Depot.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Langkawi to George Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

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Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple ©
Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

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.
Visit Batu Caves and Putra Mosque for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dark Cave Malaysia and National Mosque (Masjid Negara). Venture out of the city with trips to IOI City Mall (in Putrajaya) and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque (in Shah Alam). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at 1 Utama Shopping Centre, browse the different shops at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamek Mosque.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur driving holiday app.

You can drive from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

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Dark Cave Malaysia ©
Dark Cave Malaysia
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours