Faces of
Malaysia
Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo (near Miri) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with caves and karst formations. The caves are home to over 5 million bats who exit the caves in search for food every evening in a spectacular way.

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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Sultan Mahmud Airport

address: Lapangan Terbang Sultan Mahmud, 21300 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia - Tel: +60 (0) 9 667 3666
sultan-mahmud-airport-kuala-terengganu.jpg, regional airport with 500,000 anual passenger serving flights to Kuala Lumpur by AirAsia, Firefly and Malaysian Airlines
regional airport with 500,000 anual passenger serving flights to Kuala Lumpur by AirAsia, Firefly and Malaysian Airlines

airlines:

AirAsia (to/from Kuala Lumpur - LCCT)
Firefly (to/from Kuala Lumpur - Subang)
Malaysia (to/from Kuala Lumpur - KLIA)
Malindo Air (to/from Kuala Lumpur - Subang)

main hall
the main hall


drop-off zone
drop-off and pick-up zone



Hotels in in Kuala Terengganu
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Sankris Lodge
hostel in the city center
Things to do & see
Chinatown (Kampung China)
KT's Chinatown is located along Jalan Bandar. It is small but charming with colorful shophouses and still has the traditional feel with small stores, cafes and restaurants ... more
Pantai Batu Buruk (Beach)
The beach is close to city center. The name literally means Beach of the Ugly Stone. It is popular to visit by the locals but it is considered too dangerous for swimming. ... more
Things to do & see
Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur
Big park near the old colonial center and Chinatown area. It includes National Mosque, Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Islamic Arts Museum, National Museum, Deer Park, Orchid Garden, Tasik Perdana (Premier Lake). ... more

Floating Mosque (Masjid Tengku Tengah Zaharah), Kuala Terengganu
The mosque is located in Teluk Ibai, just over 4km away from Kuala Terengganu town centre, south of Batu Buruk beach. The mosque appears to be floating on water, hence the nickname. ... more