5 days in Terengganu Itinerary

5 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Drive to Penang International Airport, Fly to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, Drive to Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Ferry to Kuala Besut, Taxi to Merang Jetty
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Pulau Redang
— 1 night
Ferry
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Kuala Terengganu
— 1 night
Fly to Penang International Airport, Drive to Butterworth

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Teluk Keke. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and finally stop by Universal Diver.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar road trip planning app.

Butterworth to Pulau Perhentian Besar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also travel. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Butterworth to Pulau Perhentian Besar due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
On the 4th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Redang Marine Park Centre and then head off the coast to Redang Island.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pulau Redang trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Redang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the ferry ride to Kuala Terengganu.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Highlights from your trip

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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 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Penarik Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, and then take a stroll through Kampung China (Chinatown).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kuala Terengganu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Ride a ferry from Pulau Redang to Kuala Terengganu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Kuala Terengganu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches
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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.