5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Ko Lanta
+3
Ferry + Drive + Bus + Fly:  7 h
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Langkawi
— 1 night
Ferry:  5 h 45 min
End: Ko Lanta

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.
For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the George Town travel route planning app .

Ko Lanta, Thailand to George Town is an approximately 7-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, then stroll around KLCC Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building. On your second day here, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and then walk around KL Bird Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur holiday planner .

You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. December in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Langkawi.

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
Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Langkawi holiday maker site .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. December in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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