6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Melaka
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Kuala Lumpur

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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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for sightseeing, shopping, wildlife areas, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur (KL Tower), and explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur vacation builder.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Batu Caves
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Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Towers
KL Bird Park

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Melaka

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum, don't miss a visit to Jonker Street, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Melaka itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Nature Parks Museums
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Malacca River
Jonker Street
Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum

2
days
George Town, Penang Island

A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
On the 13th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Penang Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at Penang Botanical Gardens, and then admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, take a stroll through Armenian Street, then stop by Jonathan Yun Sculptural Jewelry, and finally see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our George Town tour planner.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Transportation

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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Kek Lok Si Temple
Penang Hill
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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