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
4
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.
Kuala Terengganu is known for historic sites, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crystal Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Turtle Sculpture, don't miss a visit to Taman Monumen, and take a stroll through Kampung China (Chinatown).

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Terengganu trip maker.

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 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Kuala Besut.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

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. On the 27th (Mon), admire the striking features of Masjid Ulul Albab Mosque and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lata Tembakah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step off the mainland to explore Perhentian Islands.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Besut trip website.

Getting from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Kuala Besut

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): kick back and relax at Long Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Perhentian Island Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Coral Bay (Teluk Aur) and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pulau Perhentian Kecil trip maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian Kecil. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

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 31st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Teluk Keke and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pulau Perhentian Besar trip itinerary planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Pulau Perhentian Besar in 2.5 hours. In December in Pulau Perhentian Besar, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

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.