3 days in Terengganu Itinerary

3 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Fly to Sultan Ismail Petra, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 day
Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
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Ferry to Kuala Besut, Shuttle to Merang Jetty, Bus to Kuala Terengganu
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Kuala Terengganu
— 1 night
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Pulau Perhentian Besar

— 1 day

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 31st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pulau Perhentian Besar trip builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Pulau Perhentian Besar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Besar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Kecil day trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Kuala Terengganu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Kuala Terengganu

— 1 night
Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Crystal Mosque.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Terengganu online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry, shuttle, and bus from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Terengganu takes 4.5 hours. In January in Kuala Terengganu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

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.