5 days in Terengganu Itinerary

5 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Pulau Redang
— 1 day
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Ferry to Merang Jetty, Shuttle to Kuala Besut Jetty, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
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Ferry to Kuala Besut, Shuttle to Merang Jetty, Bus to Kuala Terengganu
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Kuala Terengganu
— 1 night
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Pulau Redang

— 1 day
Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then head off the coast to Redang Island.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Redang trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Redang is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

Pulau Perhentian Besar

— 2 nights

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Teluk Keke. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and finally look for gifts at Universal Diver.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Besar road trip tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and shuttle from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Pulau Perhentian Besar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil online day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Kecil are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Kuala Terengganu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:

Kuala Terengganu

— 1 night
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 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, then kick back and relax at Penarik Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Batu Buruk beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Terengganu route website.

You can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and bus from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Terengganu in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:

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.