7 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Drive
1
Kuala Ketil
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Kuala Perlis
— 1 night
Drive
3
Alor Setar
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sungai Petani
— 1 night
Drive
5
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
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Kuala Ketil — 2 nights

On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Gunung Jerai and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Charok Padang.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Ketil travel planning site.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Ketil is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kuala Perlis.
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Kuala Perlis — 1 night

Kuala Perlis is the second largest town and the main port of Perlis in Malaysia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Hussain Mosque (Floating Mosque) and then examine the collection at Kota Kayang Museum.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Perlis tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kuala Ketil to Kuala Perlis in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Ketil to Kuala Perlis. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Alor Setar.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Alor Setar — 1 night

The capital of the state of Kedah on the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, Alor Setar ranks as the tenth-largest city in Malaysia by population.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the striking features of Zahir Mosque and then buy something for everyone on your list at Aman Central.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alor Setar online day trip planner.

You can drive from Kuala Perlis to Alor Setar in an hour. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Perlis to Alor Setar is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sungai Petani.
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Shopping · Historic Sites
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Sungai Petani — 1 night

Sungai Petani is a town in Kuala Muda District, Kedah, Malaysia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Merdeka and then don't miss a visit to Sungai Petani Clock Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sungai Petani trip website.

Traveling by car from Alor Setar to Sungai Petani takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In February in Sungai Petani, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to George Town.
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George Town, Penang Island — 1 night

A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sungai Petani to George Town takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to home.
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Perlis travel guide

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Caves · Sacred & Religious Sites · Nature & Parks

Penang travel guide

3.7
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Architectural Buildings
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."
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