4 days in Kelantan & Terengganu Itinerary

4 days in Kelantan & Terengganu Itinerary

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4 days in Kelantan & Terengganu Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Kota Bharu
— Few hours
Travel:  3​h 30​min
2
Pulau Perhentian Besar
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Pulau Redang
— 1 night
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Kuala Terengganu
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

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Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu ©
Known as ‘The Islamic City’, Kota Bharu offers a fine architectural mix of dignified mosques and old royal buildings.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al-Muhammadi, and then see the interesting displays at Min House Camp.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kota Bharu trip planner.

George Town to Kota Bharu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Kota Bharu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha
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Min House Camp ©
Min House Camp
Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha ©
Wat Photivihan Sleeping Buddha

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Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
On the 25th (Sat), kick back and relax at Teluk Keke, then stop by Universal Diver, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Kota Bharu to Pulau Perhentian Besar. In January, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Besar are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pulau Redang.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

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Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang represents a picturesque island paradise with clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and coral reefs teeming with exotic fish.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Redang Marine Park Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Redang tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Redang takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Kuala Terengganu.

Things to do in Pulau Redang

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Kuala Terengganu

Kuala Terengganu ©
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 27th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Crystal Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Terengganu State Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Terengganu trip itinerary website .

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Redang to Kuala Terengganu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Terengganu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Terengganu State Museum
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Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin ©
Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin
Terengganu State Museum ©
Terengganu State Museum
Crystal Mosque ©
Crystal Mosque

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