||Raub, Terengganu, Malaysia
Bukit Keluang (Keluang Hill), another gem of Terengganu state, located at the east coast
Malaysia. About 140 km north of Kuala Terengganu lie in between Besut. It has a lot more
to offer apart from the beautiful coastline of Terengganu. The beautiful view from the hill
and caves is enough to take your breath away.
Unlike the conventional island destination like Perhentian Island (Pulau Perhentian)
and Redang Island (Pulau Redang), a unique combination of caves and white sandy beach,
Bukit Keluang (Keluang Hill) is indeed has an exceptional view to offer. At the foot of
the hill, white wide sandy beach and soothing sea breeze makes snorkeling, kayaking and
wind surfing an ideal activities. After which you can explore the many caves around. It
is suitable for new explorer as the trails are easy to maneuver. There are also proper
walkways around to explore the hill. A slow stroll along the walkway as you ascend the
hill widens your horizon to the breathtaking view around.
A few more 'hidden gems' of Terengganu incudes the man-made lake, Lake Kenyir, famous
for its fishing heaven, Islamic Civilization Park, unique theme park located on Wan Wan Island.
There;s also turtle watching opportunity if you land in Tanjung Jara Beach at the right time,
which is between May to August. To truly experience and see the 'kampung' lifestyle, do not
miss Merang for its rich culture and its unique fishing village.
Take your time to explore the unique destination Terengganu got to offer. Hotel in Terengganu
is widely and conveniently located near to each popular destination.
MAS and AirAsia commute to Kuala Terengganu airport twice daily. From airport, grab
a taxi to your destination or to the central bus station in town to catch a bus to further
destination. That way it can be more cost effective.
Travelling by car is ideal as you can take your time to explore every inch of Terengganu.
Coming from KL, take the Karak highway and head straight down to Kuantan, which will take
3-3.5 hours. Then take the Coastal Highway 3 and follow through Dungun, Kuala Terengganu and
finally Besut. The whole journey will take 6.5 hours..
Coming from JB/Singapore, take the North-South highway to Kuantan and continue with the
Coastal Highway 3. The journey will take about 8.5 hours.