4 days in Terengganu Itinerary

4 days in Terengganu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Terengganu itinerary 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Muzium Negeri Terengganu and Terengganu State Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Crystal Mosque and Pusat Sains & Kreativiti Terengganu. There's more to do: wander the streets of Kampung China (Chinatown) and browse the eclectic array of goods at Pasar Payang.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Terengganu online day trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kuala Terengganu can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then stroll through Long Beach.

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Getting from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil by combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. In December in Pulau Perhentian Kecil, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time 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.