5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Kuala Lumpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Melaka
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
George Town, Penang Island
— Few hours
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Ahmedabad

2
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.
On the 1st (Thu), identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally meet the residents at Aquaria KLCC. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take a stroll through Jalan Alor, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, then stroll through KLCC Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur road trip planning tool .

Ahmedabad, India to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kuala Lumpur, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Melaka.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
day
Melaka

Melaka ©
Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then make a trip to Red Square (Dutch Square), then don't miss a visit to Jonker Street, and finally explore the activities along Malacca River.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melaka travel planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Melaka sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Melaka

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
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Malacca River ©
Malacca River
Jonker Street ©
Jonker Street
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum ©
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

1
day
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 4th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our George Town road trip planner.

Getting from Melaka to George Town by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melaka to George Town due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

#Museums, #Historic Sites

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Kek Lok Si Temple
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Khoo Kongsi ©
Khoo Kongsi

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