7 days in Terengganu, Kelantan & Kedah Itinerary

7 days in Terengganu, Kelantan & Kedah Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Kuala Terengganu
— Few hours
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
2
Pulau Redang
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Ferry:  4 h
3
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
4
Kota Bharu
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
5
Langkawi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): head off the coast to Gemia Island and then kick back and relax at Penarik Beach.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kuala Terengganu sightseeing tool.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Kuala Terengganu, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Gemia Island
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Penarik Beach ©
Penarik Beach
Gemia Island ©
Gemia Island

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Redang Island.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pulau Redang trip builder site.

Traveling by ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Redang takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Pulau Redang are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Redang Island ©
Redang Island

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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 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Long Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Pulau Redang to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Kecil are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time 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
Perhentian Island Mosque ©
Perhentian Island Mosque

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Muzium Diraja Istana Batu, then don't miss a visit to Wat Mai Suwankiri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Ar-Rahman Mukim Pulau Gajah, and finally examine the collection at Min House Camp.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kota Bharu holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kota Bharu. In August, daily temperatures in Kota Bharu can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Mai Suwankiri
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Muzium Diraja Istana Batu ©
Muzium Diraja Istana Batu
Wat Mai Suwankiri ©
Wat Mai Suwankiri
Min House Camp ©
Min House Camp

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Langkawi

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Langkawi is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Langkawi Thean Hou Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Langkawi day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kota Bharu to Langkawi. August in Langkawi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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