Terengganu a state on the eastern coast of Peninsular which is famous for its primary attractions such as the beautiful tropical Perhentian and Redang Islands.
During those days, Malay cultural influences were very predominating thou Terengganu did not receive many Indian or Chinese migrants. Kite-flying contests, top-spinning contests, and traditional arts & crafts, such as batik and songket are still very much alive as the traditional activities.
One of the major tourist fascinations in the state includes Kuala Terengganu, Islamic Heritage Park, Tasik Kenyir, Sekayu Waterfalls; Kuala Ibai Lagoons, Batu Burok Beach, Kemasik Beach, Rantau Abang, Marang, Chukai town and some offshore islands such as Pulau Redang, Pulau Lang Tengah, and Pulau Kapas, and the Pulau Perhentian.
Terengganu is the perfect state for a conducive relaxing holiday as most of the travellers find the atmosphere here relatively rural and tranquil.
Terengganu has also been known internationally as the host of Monsoon Cup that became an annual national sporting event in the year 2005.Millions of ringgit of investment into the state from the private sectors and Malaysian Government was given to this event. Many tourists will go over to Kuala Terengganu and Duyong to spectator this event, held during the monsoon season.
Destinations in Terengganu
- Tenggol Island
- Pantai Kemasik – A gorgeous beach with small rock island with lots of fishing villages. The scenery is majestic, especially when the sun rises.
- Kerteh – A gorgeous beach with small rock island with lots of fishing villages. The scenery is majestic, especially when the sun rises.
Travel by bus
The main express bus terminal in Terengganu is Kuala Terengganu Express Bus Terminal. There are also other bus terminals such as Jerteh Express Bus Terminal, Kemaman Express Bus Terminal, Kuala Besut Express Bus Terminal and Dungun Express Bus Terminal.
Nice, Transnasional are a few of the major coach operaters that provides bus services to Terengganu.
Hop in the bus
Here, one can find many intrastate bus routes here as most of the intercity buses will usually stop if you hail clearly enough for the driver to see you.