21 days in Malaysia Itinerary

21 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 7 nights
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 3 nights
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George Town, Penang Island
— 3 nights
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Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island
— 2 nights
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Pangkor, Pulau Pangkor
— 2 nights

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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 KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Batu Caves and Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Explore Kuala Lumpur's surroundings by going to Sky Mirror (in Kuala Selangor), Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque (in Shah Alam) and Pantai Kelanang Beach (in Banting). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, view the masterpieces at Wei-Ling Contemporary, and stroll around KLCC Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in April, things will get warmer in Kuala Lumpur: highs are around 39°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Sky Mirror, Batu Caves, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Indian Rojak & Cendol, Pantai Kelanang Beach
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur

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Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Sanctuary Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery and then kick back and relax at Teluk Keke.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pulau Perhentian Besar trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Pulau Perhentian Besar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 5th (Tue), you're off to George Town.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Head to Hin Bus Depot and Farlim Pasar Malamfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Chew Jetty and Kek Lok Si Temple. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Armenian Street, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, buy something for everyone on your list at Gurney Paragon Mall, and examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our George Town day trip website.

Getting from Pulau Perhentian Besar to George Town by combination of ferry and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pulau Perhentian Besar to George Town due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tanjung Bungah.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kek Lok Si Temple, Farlim Pasar Malam
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Hin Bus Depot ©
Hin Bus Depot
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

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Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island

Tanjung Bungah ©
Originally a quiet fishing village, today Tanjung Bungah makes up one of Penang's suburbs.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Danai Spa at Tanjung Bungah Penang. On the 9th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at Danai Spa at Tanjung Bungah Penang, examine the collection at TeddyVille Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Batu Ferringhi Beach, and finally stop by Raz Kashmir Crafts. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque, take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical Spice Garden, and then get in on the family fun at Escape Theme Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tanjung Bungah trip builder.

Tanjung Bungah is just a short distance from George Town. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Pangkor.

Things to do in Tanjung Bungah

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Batu Ferringhi, Escape Theme Park, Tropical Spice Garden
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Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Danai Spa at Tanjung Bungah Penang ©
Danai Spa at Tanjung Bungah Penang
Batu Ferringhi Beach ©
Batu Ferringhi Beach

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Pangkor, Pulau Pangkor

Pangkor ©
The island of Pangkor retains a markedly less touristy feel, making it a perfect getaway for those looking to escape the crowds.
Coral Beach has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at 3D Art Galleri Sitiawan and Tua Pek Kong Temple. Go for a jaunt from Pangkor to Sitiawan to see Hock Chew So Mee Shua Konpian about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin, get outside with Teluk Nipah, and head off the coast to Pangkor Island.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pangkor travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Tanjung Bungah to Pangkor with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tanjung Bungah to Pangkor. In May in Pangkor, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pangkor

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Sitiawan, Pulau Pangkor, Teluk Nipah
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Coral Beach ©
Coral Beach
Tua Pek Kong Temple ©
Tua Pek Kong Temple
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin ©
Kilang Satay Ikan Hai Seng Hin

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