16 days in Malaysia Itinerary

16 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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16 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Sharm El Sheikh
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
Melaka
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kuala Lumpur
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Sharm El Sheikh

4
days
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Visit Cenang Beach and Tengah Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stroll through Langkawi Wildlife Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Langkawi trip maker app .

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to Langkawi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Langkawi is 6 hours. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in October, you will find days in Langkawi are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach

3
days
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Visit East Wind Watersports and Teluk Bahang Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Kek Lok Si Temple and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Ferringhi Beach, take a stroll through Chew Jetty, and explore the world behind art at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Langkawi to George Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Langkawi to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Melaka.

Things to do in George Town

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Batu Ferringhi, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Kek Lok Si Temple, Teluk Bahang Beach
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East Wind Watersports ©
East Wind Watersports
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

3
days
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Jonker Street and Christ Church. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Huskitory, take a stroll through Chinatown - Melaka, stop by RazKashmir Crafts, and delve into the distant past at St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul).

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melaka road trip planning website .

Fly from George Town to Melaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Melaka are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Jonker Street ©
Jonker Street
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

4
days
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.
Batu Caves and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Kuala Lumpur with an excursion to Putra Mosque in Putrajaya--about 30 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Mon) at Sunway Lagoon. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, see the interesting displays at National Museum, wander the streets of Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria KLCC.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip planner .

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Sunway Lagoon, Batu Caves, Putra Mosque
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Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Jalan Alor ©
Jalan Alor
Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

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