9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Karachi
Fly:  10​h
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Melaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Karachi

3
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for shopping, wildlife, museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaria KLCC.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur travel itinerary planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. October in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
day
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the activities along Malacca River, make a trip to Jonker Street, make a trip to Red Square (Dutch Square), then take an in-depth tour of Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

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You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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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 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, take a stroll through Chew Jetty, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, then look for gifts at Jonathan Yun Sculptural Jewelry, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Penang Botanical Gardens, and then steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Melaka to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Melaka 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tropical Spice Garden, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Tropical Spice Garden ©
Tropical Spice Garden
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

2
days
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 8th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then stroll through Cenang Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater World Langkawi and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Langkawi vacation planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from George Town to Langkawi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Kayaking & Canoeing

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