5 days in Kuala Lumpur, Kijal & Pulau Redang Itinerary

5 days in Kuala Lumpur, Kijal & Pulau Redang Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Pulau Redang
— 3 nights


Kuala Lumpur

Garden City of Lights

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.
For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur road trip app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kuala Lumpur. In May, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You'll set off for Kijal on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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— 1 night
Kijal is a mukim in Kemaman District, Terengganu, Malaysia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kemasik Beach and then browse the different shops at Mesra Mall.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kijal trip planner.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kijal in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Kijal

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip

Pulau Redang

— 3 nights
Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
Pulau Redang is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Redang Island, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Redang Marine Park Centre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pulau Redang road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Kijal to Pulau Redang with the Route module. In May in Pulau Redang, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Kemaman District travel guide

Beaches · Nature & Parks · History Museums
Kemaman is a district and a parliamentary constituency in Terengganu, Malaysia. Kemaman district is bordered by Dungun district to the north and the state of Pahang to the south and west. It is the southern gateway to the state of Terengganu.GovernanceThe district administrative seat and the main economic centre of Kemaman is the town of Chukai, near the Terengganu-Pahang state border. Other important towns in this district are Kijal, Kerteh, and Kemasik. The district is administered by the Kemaman Municipal Council (Malay: Majlis Perbandaran Kemaman). With a total area of almost 1000 square miles, it is the third largest district after Hulu Terengganu and Dungun bordering the South China Sea.Administrative divisionsKemaman is divided into twelve mukims: Bandi Banggul Binjai Chukai Hulu Chukai Hulu Jabur Kemasik Kerteh Kijal Pasir Semut Tebak Teluk KalongPopulationBased on the 2000 Population and Housing Census, the population of Kemaman totals 137,070 . In the 2010 census, there were 167,824 residents in MPK administrative area. Malays were the majority ethnic group with a total of 157,778, while 6937 were Chinese, 743 were Indian, and 264 were from other ethnic groups. Censuses until the 1940s showed that this district as the third highest populated area after Kuala Terengganu and Besut. The population distribution changed after the discovery of oil in the 1970s, placing this district second after Kuala Terengganu.