3 days in Terengganu Itinerary

3 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Kuala Terengganu
— 1 day
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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
— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): wander the streets of Kampung China (Chinatown), examine the collection at Muzium Negeri Terengganu, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Terengganu trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. September in Kuala Terengganu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.
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Museums · Historic Sites · 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 9th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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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 10th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then stop by Universal Diver.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Besar route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Besar are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Outdoors · Shopping · Tours · Wildlife
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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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