8 days in Terengganu Itinerary

8 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Kuala Terengganu
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Pulau Redang
— 1 night
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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
— 1 night
Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 1 night
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Kemasik
— 1 night
Drive to Kuantan Airport, Fly to Jeddah

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Kuala Terengganu

— 3 nights
Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
Visit Batu Buruk beach and Pandak Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Perhentian Islands and Teluk Kalong Beach. Go for a jaunt from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Penarik Beach, wander the streets of Kampung China (Chinatown), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kuala Terengganu trip planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Kuala Terengganu is 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in June: highs in Kuala Terengganu hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:

Pulau Redang

— 1 night
Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
On the 7th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Redang Island.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Redang trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Redang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Pulau Redang can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

Pulau Perhentian Besar

— 1 night

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stop by Universal Diver, then enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally identify plant and animal life at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Besar journey planner.

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. June in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Kecil can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Kemasik.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

Kemasik

— 1 night
Kemasik is a mukim in Kemaman District, Terengganu, Malaysia. To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemasik route tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kemasik. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kemasik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

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.