9 days in Terengganu Itinerary

9 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Fly
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Kuala Terengganu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuala Besut
— 2 nights
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
Ferry to Kuala Besut Jetty, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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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.
When in Kuala Terengganu, make a side trip to see Kenyir Lake in Kuala Berang, approximately Kuala Berang away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, don't miss a visit to Taman Monumen, enjoy the sand and surf at Penarik Beach, and visit Kampung China (Chinatown).

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Terengganu online itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December in Kuala Terengganu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kuala Besut.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Kuala Besut

— 2 nights
Kuala Besut is a mukim in Besut District, Terengganu, Malaysia.It is the departure point for boats to the Perhentian Islands.There are a variety of tour operators that tourist can choose for getting to Perhentian Islands. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Ulul Albab Mosque and then admire the sheer force of Lata Tembakah. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Perhentian Islands.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kuala Besut online trip maker.

You can drive from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut in 2 hours. In December in Kuala Besut, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Kuala Besut

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:

Pulau Perhentian Kecil

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay (Teluk Aur) and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian Kecil with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Pulau Perhentian Besar

— 1 night

Large Perhentian

Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Teluk Keke and then kick back and relax at Turtle Sanctuary Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Besar day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 2.5 hours. December in Pulau Perhentian Besar sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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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.