Just an hour flight from Kuala Lumpur will take you to the land of pristine white sandy beaches, marine park with some amazing diving site, luxurious resorts, colorful streets, scrumptious street food and friendly locals who enjoy their traditional music and traditional games.
We bring you one of the most beautiful state of Malaysia – Terengganu and its capital city Kuala Terengganu. The state is located at the east coast surrounded by South China Sea and boasts to have some of the best beaches of the world.
Here are the top 10 reason to visit Kuala Terengganu.
Stunning Beaches Like This :
Relax and rejuvenate at the white sandy beaches. They are perfect for beach bummers, grab a book and just laze around doing nothing.
Kayak in the largest Manmade Lake:
Kenyir lake is one of the largest man made lake in South East Asia created in 1985. It has 340 islands. You can book yourself an island hoping tour or stay at the house boat.
For Culture Vultures:
From floating mosques to Chinese temples, Kuala Terengganu has lot more to offer. You can visit the Islamic State park to marvel the replica of famous mosque from all around the world or visit the Crystal mosque to be awed by stunningly glittering and eye-catching interiors.
Fun & Adventure :
Terengganu offers a bundle of adventure and water sports activities.You can go hiking or get your hands dirty picking mussel or clams from the river bed.
Water Sports :
Best snorkeling and diving sites. Even you can rent a boat and go for squid jigging or deep sea fishing in the south china sea.
Binge on Food :
Cuisine is a eclectic mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian and its is scrumptious . You can’t keep yourself away. Especially seafood are to die for – Shells , Mussels, Crab, Praws, fish … you name it.
( Read : Top Malaysian Food )
Colorful Streets :
Graffiti laden streets and colorful umbrella at their central market named “Pasar Payang”.
Breakfast with a View :
Oh yay.. the luxurious resorts at Redang island promises breakfast with amazing views of azure water and powdery beaches.
at every corner.
You are always greeted with smile wherever you go. From tuk tuk driver to the stranger you meet on the streets. They have so many stories to tell. You bet.
On your next visit to Malaysia, look beyond Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi.
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Hope the pictures are enticing enough to plan a trip to Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
Special Thanks to Terengganu Tourism and Gaya Travel Magazine for hosting us. We had an amazing time.