5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  2​h
3
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally walk around KLCC Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur road trip app .

Bengaluru, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: high temperatures in Kuala Lumpur hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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 31st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the George Town trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to George Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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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

1
night
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to De'zone, then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Langkawi day trip planner .

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. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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