8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Melaka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Jeddah

1
night
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 25th (Fri): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi trip website .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Langkawi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Jeddah in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Langkawi: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Beaches Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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 27th (Sun): wander the streets of Chew Jetty, see the interesting displays at Asia Camera Museum, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then admire the masterpieces at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Colonial Penang Museum, steep yourself in history at Armenian Street, then examine the collection at The Camera Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the George Town vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. October in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melaka.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, 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 ©

1
night
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Perbadanan Muzium Melaka, explore the galleries of Stadthuys, examine the collection at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, then see the interesting displays at House of Museums Malacca, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melaka tour builder site .

You can fly from George Town to Melaka in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from George Town to Melaka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Melaka sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums Shopping
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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Stadthuys ©
Stadthuys
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery ©
Tham Siew Inn Artist Gallery

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 30th (Wed): walk around KL Bird Park, then Head underground at Batu Caves, and then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, take a stroll through Chinatown, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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