Pahang is one of the popular holiday destinations in Asia. It is one of the popular states in Malaysia. It is a beautiful state and rich with culture and surrounded by beautiful beaches. There are many beautiful cities in Pahang and one of them is Kuantan. It is the capital of Pahang in Malaysia. It is located near the mouth of the Kuantan River and facing the South China Sea. It is the top 18 largest cities in Malaysia based on the 2010 population. It is also the biggest city in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is located far from the big cities and surrounded by a humble town and beautiful sandy beach. Tempoyak is one of the signature dishes in Pahang. It is made from a fermented durian. If you want to experience new things, don’t forget to try it when you visit this town.
The best time to visit Kuantan is from April to October. The least popular time to visit this town is during the monsoon season which is from November to February. Fierce rainstorms will make it hard for you to do outdoor activities, especially beach activities like swimming and snorkelling. During the peak season, hotel rates and the flight will be higher than usual. If you want to travel during the off-season, you will get a more affordable deal.
Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) - Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport is also known as Manila International Airport, is one of the two international airports located in Manila. It is also known as NAIA by the locals. It serves the city of Manila and it is the main international gateway to the Philippines. It also connects Manila with other cities and islands around the Philippines as well as the rest of the world. It is located approximately 7 kilometres south of the city and southwest of Makati City's Central Business District. Many airlines operate here include AirAsia, Air China, Cebu Pacific and Emirates. It has four terminals that serve domestic and international flight routes. There is also a shuttle bus service that connects all terminals for passengers who have connections on flights departing from another terminal. Besides, it has many facilities like restaurants, money changer counter, free Wi-Fi and shops inside the airport. Hence, you can dine-in or shop while waiting for your flight. Besides, there are many public transportations available in this airport for everyone to use here daily.
Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport - Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport is a domestic airport. It connects Kuantan with other states in Malaysia. It is located 15 kilometres from the centre of Kuantan. However, there is no flight available from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport until the present. Besides, it has many facilities like restaurants, money changer counter, free Wi-Fi and shops inside the airport. Hence, you can dine-in or shop while waiting for your flight. Besides, there are many public transportations available in this airport for everyone to use here daily.
Kuantan has tropical weather year-round. However, due to its closeness to the sea, the climate is often quite humid. The weather is never too hot, and temperatures range from a mild 21°C to 32°C average. From November until January is a less ideal time to visit Kuantan as it tends to rain a lot and the seas are rough due to the monsoon season.