8 days in Perhentian Islands Itinerary

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Fly to Sultan Ismail Petra, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 5 nights
Ferry to Kuala Besut Jetty, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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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.
Pulau Perhentian Besar is known for beaches, shopping, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Universal Diver, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Besar trip planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian Besar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil — 5 nights

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.
Pulau Perhentian Kecil is known for wildlife, beaches, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Coral Bay (Teluk Aur), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque, and go for a walk through Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will leave for home on the 28th (Fri).
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Perhentian Islands travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Islands