5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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5 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Kuala Terengganu
— Few hours
Travel:  2 h 30 min
2
Pulau Kapas
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 15 min
3
Pulau Redang
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Ferry:  4 h
4
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
5
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Terengganu

Kuala Terengganu ©
Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
On the 9th (Mon), stop by Kampung China (Chinatown) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Crystal Mosque.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Terengganu trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, plan for slightly colder days in Kuala Terengganu, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pulau Kapas.

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Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Crystal Mosque ©
Crystal Mosque
Kampung China (Chinatown) ©
Kampung China (Chinatown)

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Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): head off the coast to Kapas Island.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pulau Kapas trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Kapas with the Route module. March in Pulau Kapas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Pulau Kapas

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Kapas Island ©
Kapas Island

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Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang ©
Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Redang Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Pulau Redang trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Kapas to Pulau Redang. In March, daytime highs in Pulau Redang are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Redang Island ©
Redang Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Perhentian Island Mosque ©
Perhentian Island Mosque

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Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then look for gifts at Universal Diver, and then kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar travel route planning app .

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Shopping Beaches
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver
Scuba & Snorkeling

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