7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

7 days in Malaysia Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  6 h
1
Pulau Kapas
— Few hours
Travel:  2 h 30 min
2
Kuala Terengganu
— 2 nights
Bus + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
3
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h
4
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
5
Kota Bharu
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): head off the coast to Kapas Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Pulau Kapas road trip planning website.

Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Kapas is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, expect nights in Pulau Kapas to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuala Terengganu.

Things to do in Pulau Kapas

Parks Nature
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Kapas Island ©
Kapas Island

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Pasar Payang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Penarik Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Batu Buruk beach, and then wander the streets of Kampung China (Chinatown).

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kuala Terengganu tour planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pulau Kapas to Kuala Terengganu. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Batu Buruk beach ©
Batu Buruk beach
Kampung China (Chinatown) ©
Kampung China (Chinatown)
Penarik Beach ©
Penarik Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, look for gifts at Universal Diver, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Start your trip to Pulau Perhentian Besar by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), get great views at Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 3 hours. In February in Pulau Perhentian Kecil, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kota Bharu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin ©
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin

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night
Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu ©
Known as ‘The Islamic City’, Kota Bharu offers a fine architectural mix of dignified mosques and old royal buildings.
On the 18th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha, thensee the interesting displays at Istana Jahar, thenhunt for treasures at Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah, and finally kick back and relax at Pantai Cahaya Bulan.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kota Bharu trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kota Bharu with the Route module. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha
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Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah ©
Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah
Istana Jahar ©
Istana Jahar
Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha ©
Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha

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