5 days in Aceh Itinerary

5 days in Aceh Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
Sabang, Pulau Weh
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h 45 min
Banda Aceh
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

Sabang, Pulau Weh

Sabang ©
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).
On the 22nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Iboih Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Rubiah Island and then appreciate the history behind Monument 0 km Indonesia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sabang trip planner.

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 in Sabang, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Banda Aceh.

Things to do in Sabang

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Iboih Beach ©
Iboih Beach
Monument 0 km Indonesia ©
Monument 0 km Indonesia
Rubiah Island ©
Rubiah Island

Banda Aceh

Banda Aceh ©
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, see the interesting displays at Museum Tsunami Aceh, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baiturrahman Grand Mosque. On the next day, explore the galleries of PLTD Apung 1, enjoy the sand and surf at Lampuuk Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rahmatullah Mosque.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Banda Aceh trip itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sabang to Banda Aceh. In November, daily temperatures in Banda Aceh can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banda Aceh

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Museum Tsunami Aceh ©
Museum Tsunami Aceh
Baiturrahman Grand Mosque ©
Baiturrahman Grand Mosque
Lampuuk Beach ©
Lampuuk Beach