3 days in Terengganu Itinerary

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Kuala Terengganu
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Bus to Merang Jetty, Shuttle to Kuala Besut, Ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil
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Kuala Terengganu — 1 night

Once a small fishing village, Kuala Terengganu is now a developing city where skyscrapers often stand shoulder to shoulder with traditional kampong-style houses.
On the 23rd (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Pasar Payang, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin, and then stop by Kampung China (Chinatown). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Terengganu State Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Crystal Mosque, and then find something for the whole family at Taman Tamadun Islam (Islamic Civilisation Park).

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Terengganu trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kuala Terengganu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums
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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.
On the 25th (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pulau Perhentian Kecil day trip planner.

Do a combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil in 4.5 hours. In December in Pulau Perhentian Kecil, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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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.
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