6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

6 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Langkawi
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Air Itam, Penang Island
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Kuala Lumpur
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Langkawi

— 1 night
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cenang Beach.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Langkawi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Jeddah to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. In July, Langkawi is a bit cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to fly to Air Itam.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Beaches
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Air Itam, Penang Island

— 1 night
Air Itam, a town in Penang just outside of George Town, is renowned for its impressive Buddhist temples and shrines.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, don't miss a visit to Chew Jetty, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then stop by 5.4 North, and finally admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Air Itam online trip maker.

You can fly from Langkawi to Air Itam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Air Itam can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Air Itam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Kuala Lumpur

— 2 nights

Garden City of Lights

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 13th (Fri): walk around KL Bird Park, Head underground at Batu Caves, and then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, then wander the streets of Jalan Alor, and finally explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur day trip site.

You can fly from Air Itam to Kuala Lumpur in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

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Malaysia travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Parks
An unusual blend of a developing nation and the modern world, Malaysia ranks as one of the richest countries in Southeast Asia, its prosperity largely resting on thriving high-tech industries. Malaysia vacations remain a more affordable alternative to the expensive tourism in some neighboring countries. Take a trip to Malaysia to explore busy cities filled with colonial-era architecture, tranquil tea plantations supporting a large portion of the local population, and dozens of scattered islands happily evading the worst aspects of mass tourism. While there may be fewer visitors, there's no shortage of fine beaches, mangrove estuaries, and verdant rainforests filled with exotic wildlife.