19 days in Kuala Lumpur, Penang & Langkawi Itinerary

19 days in Kuala Lumpur, Penang & Langkawi Itinerary

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1
Kuala Lumpur
— 7 nights
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 5 nights
3
Langkawi
— 6 nights

7
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Central Market Kuala Lumpur and BB Park Bukit Bintang. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL, walk around KLCC Park, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur online attractions planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in May; daily highs in Kuala Lumpur reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Tours

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur
BB Park Bukit Bintang ©
BB Park Bukit Bintang

5
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Indochine Natural and Gurney Plaza. Go for a jaunt from George Town to Teluk Bahang to see Escape Theme Park about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, take a stroll through Chew Jetty, and examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the George Town trip maker app.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. In May in George Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Bayan Lepas, Tanjung Bungah, Escape Theme Park, Batu Ferringhi Beach
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Indochine Natural ©
Indochine Natural
Batu Ferringhi Beach ©
Batu Ferringhi Beach
Chew Jetty ©
Chew Jetty

6
nights
Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Visit Cenang Beach and Tengah Beach for some beach relaxation. For shopping fun, head to Your Language Books Corner or Batik Village. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and explore the world behind art at Art In Paradise.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Langkawi day trip planning app.

Traveling by taxi from George Town to Langkawi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Spas
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

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