9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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9 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Cairo
Fly:  22​h 45​min
George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Langkawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Cairo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Penang Hill, stop by Areca Books, then contemplate the long history of Armenian Street, and finally browse the different shops at Queensbay Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): look for gifts at 5.4º North, admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Chinese Temple, then browse the different shops at Gurney Plaza, then steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Cornwallis.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our George Town itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to George Town is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is 5 hours. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect George Town to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Shopping Transportation

Side Trips

Gurney Plaza, Queensbay Mall, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street

2
days
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 11th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenang Beach, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tanjung Rhu Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): head off the coast to Dayang Bunting Island, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then stroll through Tengah Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi sightseeing planner.

You can fly from George Town to Langkawi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. April in Langkawi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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.
For shopping fun, head to Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur or Bukit Bintang. Take a break from the city and head to Batu Caves and KL Bird Park. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Central Market, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, get your game on at Sky Simulator, and shop like a local with Chow Kit.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sky Simulator, Batu Caves
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Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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