4D3N Terengganu Itinerary | Top Things to do in Lang Tengah Island

Are you in the midst of planning an exciting trip to Lang Tengah Island in Terengganu and seeking the perfect 4-day, 3-night itinerary? Look no further! In this comprehensive guide, we at Summer Bay Resort, have crafted a detailed 4D3N itinerary to ensure your Lang Tengah Island adventure is filled with unforgettable experiences. From understanding Lang Tengah Island to top things to do in Lang Tengah Island, we have all your travel needs covered. Whether you’re a fan of snorkeling, paddleboarding, or simply unwinding with spa treatments, our resort stands ready to cater to your every desire. So, kick back, unwind, and allow us to lead you on an extraordinary journey through one of Malaysia’s most captivating destinations.

Lang Tengah Island

Lang Tengah Island, or Pulau Lang Tengah, is an island off Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. Nestled between Pulau Redang and Pulau Perhentian on the East Coast of Malaysia, the island’s name translates to “the eagle in the middle,” referencing its location. It’s sometimes referred to as the “Maldives of Malaysia” due to its rich marine life. Surrounded by deep blue, crystal-clear waters with vibrant, living corals, the island is captivating.
Besides, there’s a lush of untouched jungle will surely capture your memory. While many experienced explorers may familiar with other Malaysian gems like Redang Island (Pulau Redang) and Perhentian Island (Pulau Perhentian), only a few are privy to the allure of Lang Tengah Island. It ranks among Malaysia’s favorite diving spots and is an ideal place to bask in the sun, sea, and relax your mind and soul. Besides diving, non-divers can enjoy water sports, snorkeling, and island hopping.

How to Get to Lang Tengah Island?

By plane: Take a domestic flight to Kuala Terengganu, the nearest airport to Lang Tengah Island. The resorts on the island typically provide a land transport service to pick you up from the airport and take you to Mangkuk Jetty. At Mangkuk Jetty, ferry or boat transfers operate three times per day, with each ride lasting between 40 to 45 minutes.
By road and water: Alternatively, you can choose to drive or take a bus to Kuala Terengganu and then catch a boat to Lang Tengah Island.

Top Things to do in Lang Tengah Island During Your 4D3N trip:

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure at Lang Tengah Island with Summer Bay Resort? Here’s a suggested itinerary for a 4-day 3-night trip to make the most of your time on the islands.

Day 1:


Day 2: Adventure and Conservation

Morning: Paddle Boarding

Paddle Boarding

Start your second day on Lang Tengah Island with a paddle boarding session. This activity not only enhances your balance and coordination but also allows you to immerse yourself in the stunning natural surroundings of the island. Glide over the crystal-clear waters at your own pace, enjoying the tranquility of the morning sea. Paddle boarding offers a unique perspective of the island’s coastline and the opportunity to spot marine life in the shallow waters. It’s a peaceful yet invigorating way to begin your day, connecting with the serene beauty of the island.

Afternoon: Island Hopping + Swimming with Turtles

 Island Hopping + Swimming with Turtles

In the afternoon, embark on an island-hopping adventure that promises an unforgettable experience. This journey takes you to nearby islands, each boasting its own unique charm and beauty. The highlight of this activity is the opportunity to swim with turtles in their natural habitat. As the boat nears the turtle gathering spot, simply don your snorkeling gear and dive in to witness these adorable creatures up close, swimming alongside them. The clear waters and abundant marine life make this activity a must-do for nature lovers and anyone looking to create lasting memories of their time on Lang Tengah Island.

Evening: Visit the Turtle Conservatory

Turtle Conservatory at Turtle Bay

Lang Tengah Island also houses a Turtle Conservatory at Turtle Bay, a more secluded beach among the other beaches of the island. During your visit, you’ll have the chance to actively engage in turtle protection activities, offering a hands-on experience in the efforts to preserve these endangered species. It’s a meaningful way to spend your evening, gaining a deeper understanding of the challenges facing turtles and the measures being taken to ensure their survival for generations to come.

Night: Turtle Nesting

turtle nesting

During the turtle breeding season, you will have the chance to witness a precious moment – the turtles come ashore to lay their eggs! Following the hatching of the eggs, you’ll witness the heartwarming sight of baby turtles being guided to the beach, where they will take their first steps towards the vast ocean.

Day 3: Exploration and Relaxation

Morning: Transparent Canoe/Kayaking

Transparent Canoe/Kayaking

Start your third day on Lang Tengah Island with an exciting experience in a transparent canoe or kayak. Each canoe is designed to accommodate two people, making it an ideal choice for couples seeking a unique way to explore the island’s waters together. This unique experience allows you to glide over the island’s crystal-clear waters while observing the vibrant marine life directly beneath you. The see-through design of the canoe or kayak offers an unobstructed view of the underwater world, giving you the feeling of floating above the colorful coral reefs and schools of fish.

Afternoon: Diving

In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the captivating underwater world of Lang Tengah Island by embarking on a diving adventure. The island is surrounded by 16 diving hot spots, each offering its own unique underwater landscapes and marine life. These hot spots are renowned for their crystal-clear visibility and the abundance of coral reefs, tropical fish, sea turtles, and other marine species that call these waters home. Whether you prefer a shore dive, stepping directly into the water from the beach, or a boat dive, which takes you to more distant and diverse locations, there’s a diving experience tailored to every preference.


Evening: Spa and massage

Summer Spa on Lang Tengah Island.

After a day filled with aquatic adventures, take the opportunity to unwind with a relaxing spa and massage session at Summer Spa on Lang Tengah Island. This spa oasis offers a tranquil environment where you can rejuvenate your body and mind. The serene setting of Summer Spa, combined with the skillful touch of our professional therapists, guarantees a restorative experience that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for more island explorations.

Night: Blue Tear Tours

Blue Tear Tours

Conclude your day with the magical experience of a Blue Tear tour. This natural phenomenon, where bioluminescent plankton lights up the waters with a glowing blue hue, is truly a sight to behold. It’s a perfect, enchanting end to your day, offering a moment of wonder that captures the mystical beauty of Lang Tengah Island.

Day 4: Jungle Exploration and Departure

Morning: jungle trekking

jungle trekking

Embark on an exhilarating jungle trekking adventure in the morning and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Lang Tengah Island. Explore lush rainforests surrounding the resort, where you’ll encounter exotic flora like the majestic Tongkat Ali plant. This beginner-friendly trek offers an accessible and thrilling experience, allowing you to connect with nature and observe the island’s wildlife. At the end of the trail, you will be amazed by the great view of the South China Sea, with Redang Island in sight across from our Batu Bulan Diving Spot. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a nature enthusiast, this jungle trek promises an unforgettable morning on Lang Tengah Island.


Afternoon: Leisure Time and Departure

take a refreshing dip in the sea.

Before departing from the island, enjoy a final leisurely walk along the beach or take a refreshing dip in the sea. These final hours are a chance to reflect on the enriching experiences and cherished memories of your stay. Summer Bay Resort also offers a private boat service that will smoothly and personally transport you from the island to Mangkuk Jetty, ensuring a seamless conclusion to your island adventure.


In conclusion, for those wondering what to do in Lang Tengah Island for a memorable 4D3N retreat, Summer Bay Resort is your perfect guide and companion. We are devoted to unveiling the best that Lang Tengah Island has to offer. Our resort is an ideal launchpad for an array of activities, ensuring your stay is as tranquil or thrilling as you wish. From the spectacular marine life in the pristine waters to the unspoiled trails of the jungle, and the peaceful moments within our calming spa, we are dedicated to crafting unforgettable experiences for you. Begin planning your 4D3N itinerary with us and prepare for an extraordinary journey in this enchanting tropical haven.


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Our packages include three complimentary activities (jungle trekking, Blue Tears tours, and snorkeling), and you can customize your schedule according to your preferences. Click here to view the packages from Summer Bay Resort.