Route & dates
5 days in Aceh Itinerary
Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive: 9h 15min
Sabang, Pulau Weh— 2 nights
Travel: 3h 45min
Banda Aceh— 2 nights
Fly: 5h 45min
End: Kuala Lumpur
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Sabang, Pulau Weh
A peaceful fishing port with a sprinkling of old colonial buildings, Sabang ranks as the biggest town on verdant Pulau Weh (which isn't to say it's very big at all).Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then stroll through Iboih Beach. On the next day, head off the coast to Rubiah Island and then appreciate the history behind Monument 0 km Indonesia.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sabang is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sabang due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Sabang can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Banda Aceh.
Things to do in Sabang
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Porch of Mecca
The relaxed, relatively peaceful atmosphere and viable tourism industry in Banda Aceh attests to the city's resilience in rebuilding after over 160,000 people were killed in the 2004 tsunami.Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Boat at Desa Lampulo, then examine the collection at Museum Tsunami Aceh, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baiturrahman Grand Mosque. On the next day, examine the collection at PLTD Apung 1, enjoy the sand and surf at Lampuuk Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rahmatullah Mosque.
For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Banda Aceh holiday planner .
Explore your travel options from Sabang to Banda Aceh with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Banda Aceh can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Banda Aceh
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