4 days in Terengganu & Kelantan Itinerary

4 days in Terengganu & Kelantan Itinerary

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4 days in Terengganu & Kelantan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  2 h 45 min
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Kuala Terengganu
— Few hours
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
2
Pulau Redang
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Ferry:  4 h
3
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
4
Kota Bharu
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Terengganu

Kuala Terengganu ©
Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take a stroll through Kampung China (Chinatown) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Terengganu trip maker app.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March: highs in Kuala Terengganu hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Crystal Mosque ©
Crystal Mosque
Kampung China (Chinatown) ©
Kampung China (Chinatown)

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Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang ©
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 15th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Redang Island.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Pulau Redang travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Redang in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Pulau Redang are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Redang Island ©
Redang Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. March in Pulau Perhentian Kecil sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kota Bharu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Perhentian Island Mosque ©
Perhentian Island Mosque

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Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu ©
Known as ‘The Islamic City’, Kota Bharu offers a fine architectural mix of dignified mosques and old royal buildings.
On the 17th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha, then don't miss a visit to Wat Mai Suwankiri, then get engrossed in the history at Muzium Diraja Istana Batu, and finally hunt for treasures at Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kota Bharu attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kota Bharu with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Kota Bharu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tumpat
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Muzium Diraja Istana Batu ©
Muzium Diraja Istana Batu
Wat Mai Suwankiri ©
Wat Mai Suwankiri
Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah ©
Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah

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