7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Drive:  30​min
1
Johor Bahru
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h
3
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
day
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.
On the 9th (Mon), browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square and then cool off at Legoland Malaysia.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Johor Bahru trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Johor Bahru is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks Shopping
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia
Johor Bahru City Square ©
Johor Bahru City Square

2
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 10th (Tue), browse the different shops at The Zon Duty Free, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Cenang Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, and finally stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Johor Bahru to Langkawi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, contemplate the long history of Armenian Street, explore the world behind art at Teochew Puppet and Opera House, wander the streets of Chew Jetty, then get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural, and finally stroll through Batu Ferringhi Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read George Town online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to George Town due to the time zone difference. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Indochine Natural
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street
Batu Ferringhi Beach ©
Batu Ferringhi Beach

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.
Popular historic sites such as Batu Caves and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque are in your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Sunway Lagoon and Museum of Illusions. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Central Market Kuala Lumpur, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, walk around KL Bird Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bukit Bintang.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur

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