Kemaman, Malaysia · 33 hotels available
Pangkalan Pandan Mosque is a public place of worship for the Muslim community in the Pengkalan Pandan village in the town of Chukai. It is located in the district of Kemaman in the state of Terengganu Darul Iman. The Pengkalan Pandan Mosque is relatively new mosque in the town of Chukai as it is built to accommodate the increasing number of Muslims in the area. The mosque is fully air-conditioned though they only switched it on during mass prayers such as the Friday and Eids’ prayer. Any other days, the fans inside the mosque are already adequate to bring cooling air into the building. The mosque is also kept clean by the community. The mosque also has enough parking spaces, making it easier for the worshippers to come and pray at ease. The Pengkalan Pandan Mosquee is located just two kilometres from the town centre of Chukai. The mosque is also opens every day, for everyone to use.
There are no public transportation in the district of Kemaman. Getting to the Pengkalan Pandan Mosque is easier by driving there. From the capital city of Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, the trip will take two hours via the East Coast Highway 2. It is much closer to the town of Kuantan, which is just an hour away by driving via the Kuantan-Kemaman route instead of taking the East Coast Highway 2.
The town of Chukai, Kemaman is easily accessible with coaches. There are daily buses from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur to the Kemaman Bus Terminal. The one-way ticket from Kuala Lumpur starts from RM 29. There are also buses from Kuala Terengganu, with price starts from RM 14.70 for one-way. The Kemaman Bus Terminal is just around three kilometres from Pengkalan Pandan Mosque.
For those who prefers to get to town as soon as possible, there is a small airport in Kerteh, a small town that is thirty minutes away from Chukai. The Kerteh Airport has flights from Subang Kuala Lumpur Airport and the flights are only from Monday to Thursday. Kuantan Airport is also near to Chukai, just an hour away. There are also flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, and Changi Airport in Singapore, to Kuantan Airport. From Kuantan Airport, there are taxis and rental cars available to go to Chukai.
For those who loves nature, or just want to learn a bit more on the unique ecosystem in a mangrove forest, this is the place in the town Chukai that must not be missed. The Bakau Tinggi Recreational Park is a dense mangrove forest that has been developed to be a bit more accessible to the visitors, with the build of wooden walkways. Located just by the waters of the Kemaman River, this mangrove forest is a perfect place to spend some quality time with family with immersing in the beauty of it, away from the hustle and bustle of the urban life. The entrance to this recreational forest is free of charge.
A hill in the middle of the town, just seven minutes away from Pengkalan Pandan Mosque. This is a popular hiking spot among the locals. There are 450 steps built on the hill to ease the trip going to the top. The best things to watch when up at the top of the Mak Dayang Hill are both the sunrise and sunset, together with a 360-degree view of the town of Chukai. There is also a small waterfall up there with a small pool that hikers would take a dip after hiking.
This budget hotel is located just five hundred meters from the Pengkalan Pandan Mosque. Offering three types of room with the price tag ranging from RM 120 for their Double Room up to RM 180 for their Family Room. All of the rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi connections. There is no breakfast service nor the hotel has its own restaurant, but there are plenty of eateries nearby.