5 days in Padang Besar, Alor Setar & Sungai Petani Itinerary

5 days in Padang Besar, Alor Setar & Sungai Petani Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Alor Setar
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Padang Besar
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Alor Setar
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
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Sungai Petani
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
End: Alor Setar

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day
Padang Besar

Padang Besar
Padang Besar is a border town located in the northern part of the state of Perlis in Malaysia. Jalan Besar has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), stop by Jalan Besar.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Padang Besar travel route builder tool.

Alor Setar to Padang Besar is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alor Setar.

Things to do in Padang Besar

Neighborhoods

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nights
Alor Setar

Alor Setar ©
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.
You've added Blue Lagoon, Taman Jubli Emas, Pusat Sains, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Kedah Paddy Museum and Aman Central. Venture out of the city with trips to Gua Kelam (in Kaki Bukit) and Al Hussain Mosque (Floating Mosque) (in Kuala Perlis). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zahir Mosque, admire the striking features of Balai Besar, view the masterpieces at Kedah Royal Museum, and appreciate the history behind Al-Bukhary Mosque.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Alor Setar online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Padang Besar to Alor Setar in 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Padang Besar to Alor Setar due to the time zone difference. March in Alor Setar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Sungai Petani.

Things to do in Alor Setar

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Gua Kelam, Al Hussain Mosque (Floating Mosque)
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Zahir Mosque ©
Zahir Mosque
Kedah Paddy Museum ©
Kedah Paddy Museum
Aman Central ©
Aman Central

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night
Sungai Petani

Sungai Petani ©
Sungai Petani is a town in Kuala Muda District, Kedah, Malaysia. You've now added The Carnivall Waterpark to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): cool off at The Carnivall Waterpark.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sungai Petani trip maker.

You can take a train from Alor Setar to Sungai Petani in an hour. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Sungai Petani

Theme Parks
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The Carnivall Waterpark ©
The Carnivall Waterpark