7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Ipoh
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Taxi:  2 h
4
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll around KLCC Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around KL Bird Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batu Caves, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur day trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In December in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Aquaria ©
Aquaria
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

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 17th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, get your game on at Laser Battle, take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, thentake an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Funtasy House Trick Art.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ipoh online journey planner.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo ©
Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo
Funtasy House Trick Art ©
Funtasy House Trick Art
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens ©
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

2
nights
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 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and then have fun at Adventure Zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, thengo for a walk through Street Art in George Town, and then examine the collection at Penang House of Music.

For maps and other tourist information, you can read our George Town trip planner.

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Penang Island, Adventure Zone
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Adventure Zone ©
Adventure Zone
Street Art in George Town ©
Street Art in George Town

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 20th (Fri): take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, thenkick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi travel route planning site.

Drive from George Town to Langkawi in 3.5 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. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach

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