8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Malaysia trip planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Johor Bahru
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h
4
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Sunway Lagoon and Aquaria. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, look for gifts at Happy Creations, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, and browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur vacation website.

Mumbai, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kuala Lumpur, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Aquaria ©
Aquaria

1
night
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad and then find something for the whole family at Legoland Malaysia.

Plan a Johor Bahru trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad ©
Bangunan Dato' Jaafar Muhammad

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the George Town trip planning site.

You can fly from Johor Bahru to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In March in George Town, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Langkawi, then stroll through Cenang Beach, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi. Keep things going the next day: walk around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

Start your trip to Langkawi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Langkawi. In March in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Underwater World Langkawi ©
Underwater World Langkawi
Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi ©
Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi

Similar Plans

11 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans