6 days in Penang, Putrajaya & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

6 days in Penang, Putrajaya & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Songkhla
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Putrajaya
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h
End: Songkhla

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Batu Ferringhi Beach, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and then make a trip to Chew Jetty.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read George Town day trip planner.

Songkhla, Thailand to George Town is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Putrajaya.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Batu Ferringhi Beach, 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

2
nights
Putrajaya

Putrajaya ©
Envisioned as a monument to Malaysian urban design and public architecture, the planned city of Putrajaya covers 4,932 hectares (12,187 acres) of repurposed plantations.
On the 14th (Sat), revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park Klia Sepang and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Putra Mosque. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Putrajaya Lake and then browse the different shops at IOI City Mall.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Putrajaya road trip planning website.

Fly from George Town to Putrajaya in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Putrajaya. September in Putrajaya sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Putrajaya

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mitsui Outlet Park Klia Sepang
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IOI City Mall ©
IOI City Mall
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
Mitsui Outlet Park Klia Sepang ©
Mitsui Outlet Park Klia Sepang

1
night
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 16th (Mon), Head underground at Batu Caves and then look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park. On the next day, wander the streets of Chinatown, look for gifts at Happy Creations, then buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur holiday website.

Kuala Lumpur is just a stone's throw from Putrajaya. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves
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Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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