24 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

24 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
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Ipoh
— 3 nights
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George Town, Penang Island
— 4 nights
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Langkawi
— 4 nights
Fly to Sultan Ismail Petra, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 5 nights
Ferry to Kuala Besut Jetty, Fly to Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
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Kuala Lumpur — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL, and get to know the fascinating history of Kwai Chai Hong.

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Berlin, Germany to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Berlin to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ipoh.
Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Ipoh — 3 nights

The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
Ipoh is known for museums, sightseeing, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, don't miss a visit to Art of OLDTOWN, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, and examine the collection at Ho Yan Hor Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ipoh online travel planner.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.
Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

George Town, Penang Island — 4 nights

A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Step out of George Town with an excursion to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, relax and rejuvenate at Danai Spa at Tanjung Bungah Penang, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the George Town trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Ipoh to George Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ipoh to George Town is minus 1 hour. September in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Langkawi.
Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

Langkawi — 4 nights

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Underwater World Langkawi.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi route planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from George Town to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. You will leave for Pulau Perhentian Kecil on the 7th (Fri).
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:

Pulau Perhentian Kecil — 5 nights

The smaller of the two coral-tinged Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil remains more popular with the younger backpacker crowd due to more affordable living costs.
Pulau Perhentian Kecil is known for wildlife, beaches, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque, enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay (Teluk Aur), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Kecil travel planner.

Getting from Langkawi to Pulau Perhentian Kecil by combination of flight and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Kecil can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Kuala Lumpur on the 12th (Wed).
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:

Kuala Lumpur — 3 nights

On the 13th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of National Mosque (Masjid Negara), and then buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, and then view the masterpieces at Shalini Ganendra Fine Art.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Lumpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:

Penang travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites
Pearl of the Orient
Highly industrialized and urbanized, the island of Penang sits off the western coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and boasts a rich cultural heritage blending Chinese, Indian, and European influences. Although most visitors come for the beaches and fishing villages, no tour of Penang is complete without a stop in World Heritage-listed George Town. This cosmopolitan island capital boasts a diverse architectural heritage, its oldest sections packed with 19th-century mosques, churches, temples, and colonial buildings. Another highlight of Penang tourism are the many festivals, showcasing cultural diversity and offering foreign visitors a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the "Pearl of the Orient."

Perhentian Islands travel guide

4.2
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Islands