6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Cairo
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Melaka
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Langkawi
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Cairo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, then stroll through Batu Caves, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria KLCC. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Jalan Alor, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, then tour the pleasant surroundings at KLCC Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur route website .

Cairo, Egypt to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cairo to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

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Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 20th (Fri), make a trip to Red Square (Dutch Square), don't miss a visit to Jonker Street, then get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Huskitory.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melaka trip planner .

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

#Museums
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The Huskitory ©
The Huskitory
Jonker Street ©
Jonker Street
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, then take a stroll through Chew Jetty, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the George Town tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melaka to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melaka to George Town due to the time zone difference. July in George Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

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Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Khoo Kongsi ©
Khoo Kongsi

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Langkawi planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge

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