Kuala Lumpur, the national capital, is located 160 miles (257 kilometers) south of Gerik, while Penang is 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west.
Traveling in this popular part of the country can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so set aside some time to rent a vehicle and explore a couple of the other fascinating villages, towns and cities in the vicinity of Gerik. Ayer Keroh, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast, and Karangan, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east of Gerik are also well worth checking out.
When you come to Gerik, why not make a day trip to Penang. Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west, this regional transport and shopping hub is home to KOMTAR, Queen Victoria Clock Tower and Penang International Sports Arena. Muka Head Lighthouse, Butterfly Farm and Khoo Kongsi are other good places to visit.
For an outdoor cultural activity that the whole family will enjoy, take the time to head to the region's popular open-air markets. For a glimpse into the heart and soul of Gerik, why not visit the region's many temples.
Why don't you take advantage of passionate locals keen to share their backyard with you and book a tour? Guided nature walks are popular in this region.
As your adventure ends, you'll be sure to bid the region a teary "Sampai jumpa lagi"