7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  1​h 30​min
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Kuala Terengganu
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 30​min
2
Pulau Kapas
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 15​min
3
Pulau Redang
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Ferry:  3​h 45​min
4
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 30​min
5
Kota Bharu
— 2 nights
flight:  2​h
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.
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer 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. While traveling from Kuala Lumpur, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kuala Terengganu, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pulau Kapas.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Shopping Historic Sites
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Pasar Payang ©
Pasar Payang
Crystal Mosque ©
Crystal Mosque
Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque ©
Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque

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Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): head off the coast to Kapas Island.

For more things to do, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pulau Kapas journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Kapas. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Pulau Kapas

Nature Parks
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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 15th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Redang Island.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pulau Redang road trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Pulau Kapas to Pulau Redang with the Route module. In February in Pulau Redang, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

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 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 16th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, then look for gifts at Universal Diver, and finally identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Besar journey builder website .

Getting from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Besar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Besar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kota Bharu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

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

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Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu ©
Known as ‘The Islamic City’, Kota Bharu offers a fine architectural mix of dignified mosques and old royal buildings.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Wat Pikulthong Standing Buddha, then make a trip to Wat Mai Suwankiri, then see the interesting displays at Istana Jahar, and finally hunt for treasures at Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Min House Camp, kick back and relax at Pantai Cahaya Bulan, then examine the collection at Handicraft Village and Craft Museum, Kelantan, then don't miss a visit to Wat Machimmaram Sitting Buddha, and finally make a trip to Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kota Bharu visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Kota Bharu. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Tumpat
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Istana Jahar ©
Istana Jahar
Wat Mai Suwankiri ©
Wat Mai Suwankiri
Min House Camp ©
Min House Camp

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