4 days in Terengganu Itinerary

4 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Kuala Terengganu
— 1 night
Bus to Merang Jetty, Shuttle to Kuala Besut, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
Ferry to Kuala Besut Jetty, Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah


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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Muzium Negeri Terengganu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Crystal Mosque, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Penarik Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin, wander the streets of Kampung China (Chinatown), and then hunt for treasures at Pasar Payang.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Kuala Terengganu online day trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 3.5-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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque.

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You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Kecil are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Pulau Perhentian Besar

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 18th (Fri), stop by Universal Diver, then kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

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Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches
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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.