8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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8 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+3
Fly + bus + subway + bus:  9​h 15​min
1
Johor Bahru
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Genting Highlands
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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1
day
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru ©
A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): cool off at Legoland Malaysia.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Johor Bahru trip itinerary builder .

New Delhi, India to Johor Bahru is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 2 hours. In August, Johor Bahru is slightly colder than New Delhi - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Theme Parks
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Legoland Malaysia ©
Legoland Malaysia

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and then examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the George Town trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johor Bahru to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Johor Bahru to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Genting Highlands.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

1
night
Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands
Genting Highlands represents a hill resort with a cool climate and plenty of attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Chin Swee Cave Temple.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Genting Highlands trip maker tool .

Getting from George Town to Genting Highlands by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Genting Highlands is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Kuala Lumpur.
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Chin Swee Cave Temple
Chin Swee Cave Temple

2
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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur day trip planning website .

You can take a bus from Genting Highlands to Kuala Lumpur in an hour. Another option is to drive. August in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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