11 days in Terengganu Itinerary

11 days in Terengganu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Terengganu trip planner

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Kuala Terengganu
— 2 nights
Ferry
2
Pulau Redang
— 1 night
+2
Ferry to Merang Jetty, Shuttle to Kuala Besut Jetty, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar
3
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Unknown
5
Kuala Besut
— 3 nights
Drive to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, Fly to Cairo

S M T W T F S
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21

Kuala Terengganu

— 2 nights
Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
Kuala Terengganu is known for historic sites, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, visit Kampung China (Chinatown), head off the coast to Gemia Island, and enjoy the sand and surf at Penarik Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuala Terengganu journey planning website.

Cairo, Egypt to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Malaysia Time is 6 hours. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for slightly colder days in Kuala Terengganu, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Pulau Redang

— 1 night
Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then head off the coast to Redang Island.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pulau Redang travel planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Redang takes 2.5 hours. August in Pulau Redang sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Pulau Perhentian Besar

— 2 nights

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Turtle Sanctuary Beach. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stop by Universal Diver and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Teluk Keke.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Besar road trip tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and shuttle from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Pulau Perhentian Besar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Kecil day trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 2.5 hours. August in Pulau Perhentian Kecil sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuala Besut.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Kuala Besut

— 3 nights
Kuala Besut is a mukim in Besut District, Terengganu, Malaysia.It is the departure point for boats to the Perhentian Islands.There are a variety of tour operators that tourist can choose for getting to Perhentian Islands. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then head off the coast to Perhentian Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Bukit Keluang and then admire the landmark architecture of Masjid Ulul Albab Mosque.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kuala Besut trip itinerary planning app.

Explore your travel options from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut with the Route module. In August in Kuala Besut, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Besut

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Terengganu travel guide

3.7
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.