5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h
2
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  22 h
End: Seattle

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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 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, then see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the George Town journey planner.

Seattle, USA to George Town is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in January, expect George Town to be much hotter, temps between 88°F and 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

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

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Langkawi

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Langkawi online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 2 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. In January in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

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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 24th (Fri): Head underground at Batu Caves, stroll around KLCC Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in January, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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