11 days in Terengganu Itinerary

11 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Fly
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Kuala Terengganu
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Pulau Redang
— 1 night
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Ferry to Merang Jetty, Shuttle to Kuala Besut Jetty, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
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Kerteh
— 2 nights
Drive to Kuantan Airport, Fly to Jeddah

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Kuala Terengganu — 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kampung China (Chinatown) and Terengganu State Museum. Head to Pasar Payang and Noor Arfa Craft Complexfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, examine the collection at Muzium Negeri Terengganu, and stroll through Penarik Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Terengganu online route planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in May: highs in Kuala Terengganu hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Pulau Redang.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches
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Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:

Pulau Redang — 1 night

Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Redang Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Redang driving holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Redang in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Pulau Redang are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.
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Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:

Pulau Perhentian Besar — 2 nights

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then look for gifts at Universal Diver.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Besar trip planner.

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 June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.
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Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

Pulau Perhentian Kecil — 1 night

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 6th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kerteh.
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Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:

Kerteh — 2 nights

Kerteh is a mukim in Kemaman District, Terengganu, Malaysia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kemasik Beach and then browse the different shops at Mesra Mall.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kerteh day trip website.

Explore your travel options from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kerteh with the Route module. June in Kerteh sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Wed).
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Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

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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