9 days in George Town, Ipoh & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

9 days in George Town, Ipoh & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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1
George Town
— 3 nights
2
Ipoh
— 1 night
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights

3
nights
George Town

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Armenian Street and Chulia Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Penang House of Music. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Chew Jetty, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, and explore the world behind art at Teochew Puppet and Opera House.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary builder app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to George Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Batu Ferringhi Beach, Indochine Natural, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

1
night
Ipoh

Ipoh ©
The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Yasmin At Kong Heng, admire the masterpieces at Funtasy House Trick Art, get engrossed in the history at Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, see the interesting displays at Dream Big World, thentake in the exciting artwork at Miniature Wonders Art Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at 22 Hale Street.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ipoh online vacation planner.

Drive from George Town to Ipoh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Ipoh. In December, daytime highs in Ipoh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping
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Miniature Wonders Art Gallery ©
Miniature Wonders Art Gallery
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Dream Big World ©
Dream Big World

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nights
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.
Do your shopping at Central Market Kuala Lumpur and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Batu Caves and Shalini Ganendra Fine Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stroll around KL Bird Park, identify plant and animal life at Saga Hill Trial, and admire the striking features of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque.

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Traveling by car from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Saga Hill Trial, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

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