5 days in Terengganu Itinerary

5 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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


Pulau Redang

— 1 day
Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
On the 16th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then head off the coast to Redang Island.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Pulau Redang tour itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Redang is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Pulau Perhentian Besar

— 2 nights

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and finally stop by Universal Diver.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar day trip planning site.

Getting from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Besar by combination of ferry and shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Besar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

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 19th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil online trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 2.5 hours. In April in Pulau Perhentian Kecil, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuala Terengganu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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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.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, then kick back and relax at Penarik Beach, and then stroll through Batu Buruk beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Terengganu travel route website.

Do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and bus from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Terengganu in 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kuala Terengganu can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

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.