7 days in Terengganu & Kota Bharu Itinerary

7 days in Terengganu & Kota Bharu Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  1 h 30 min
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Kuala Terengganu
— 1 night
Travel:  2 h 30 min
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Pulau Kapas
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
3
Pulau Redang
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  4 h
4
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
Ferry:  3 h
5
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
6
Kota Bharu
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
End: Kuching

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Kuala Terengganu

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.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kuala Terengganu online trip itinerary maker.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kuala Terengganu: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pulau Kapas.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Penarik Beach ©
Penarik Beach
Crystal Mosque ©
Crystal Mosque
Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque ©
Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque

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Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Kapas Island.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pulau Kapas holiday builder website.

Explore your travel options from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Kapas with the Route module. February in Pulau Kapas sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Pulau Kapas

Nature Parks
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Kapas Island ©
Kapas Island

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Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang ©
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 15th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then head off the coast to Redang Island.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pulau Redang tour site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pulau Kapas to Pulau Redang. In February in Pulau Redang, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Redang Island ©
Redang Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 16th (Sun), kick back and relax at Teluk Keke, kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

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 17th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin, thenkick back and relax at Long Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Kecil can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kota Bharu.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin ©
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin

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Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu ©
Known as ‘The Islamic City’, Kota Bharu offers a fine architectural mix of dignified mosques and old royal buildings.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha, don't miss a visit to Wat Mai Suwankiri, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah, and finally examine the collection at Min House Camp.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kota Bharu trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kota Bharu. In February, daytime highs in Kota Bharu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tumpat
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Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah ©
Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah
Min House Camp ©
Min House Camp
Wat Mai Suwankiri ©
Wat Mai Suwankiri

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