3 days in Terengganu Itinerary

3 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Kuala Terengganu
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Bus to Merang Jetty, Shuttle to Kuala Besut, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Ferry to Kuala Besut Jetty, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Terengganu — 1 day

Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque as well as Pasar Payang. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Pasar Payang, make a trip to Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque, then wander the streets of Kampung China (Chinatown), then examine the collection at Muzium Negeri Terengganu, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Crystal Mosque.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Terengganu trip builder app.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September in Kuala Terengganu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil — 1 night

Small Perhentian

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get great views at Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 4.5 hours. In September in Pulau Perhentian Kecil, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar.
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Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Pulau Perhentian Besar — 1 night

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 9th (Fri), stop by Universal Diver and then kick back and relax at Teluk Keke.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Besar trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Besar can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Terengganu travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Islands
Abode of Faith
An area of impressive coastal settlements and natural abundance, Terengganu is part of northeastern Peninsular Malaysia. The state possesses a predominantly Malay culture (thanks to a limited history of migration), with mosques, traditional arts centers, and regal architecture providing the focal points of urban area. The region features waterfalls, wetlands, and forests in a state known for the tranquility of its rural areas. Along the coast, beaches are renowned for their calm atmosphere and offer prime snorkeling and diving sites.
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