7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Cairo
Fly + bus:  20​h 30​min
Melaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Batu Caves
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Cairo

1
day
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
On the 2nd (Fri), examine the collection at Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum, don't miss a visit to Jonker Street, then explore the ancient world of St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melaka travel planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Melaka is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cairo to Melaka due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Melaka can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Jonker Street ©
Jonker Street
Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, look for gifts at Areca Books, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Chinese Temple, then look for gifts at 5.4º North, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Penang Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then wander the streets of Chew Jetty, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Armenian Street.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the 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 June in George Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Batu Caves.

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Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

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

2
days
Batu Caves

Batu Caves ©
True to its name, Batu Caves draw visitors with its famous limestone cavern system, lying to the north of Kuala Lumpur.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, then admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, then admire the striking features of Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC), and finally explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and then look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Batu Caves tour planner.

Fly from George Town to Batu Caves in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Batu Caves due to the time zone difference. June in Batu Caves sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Batu Caves

Parks Wildlife Museums

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

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