4 days in Terengganu Itinerary

4 days in Terengganu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Terengganu sightseeing planner

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Kuala Terengganu
— 2 nights
Bus to Merang Jetty, Shuttle to Kuala Besut, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Ferry to Kuala Besut Jetty, Fly to Kuala Lumpur


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, wander the streets of Kampung China (Chinatown), hunt for treasures at Pasar Payang, and step off the mainland to explore Perhentian Islands.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. December in Kuala Terengganu sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

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Traveling by combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 4.5 hours. In December in Pulau Perhentian Kecil, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Terengganu travel guide

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.