Faces of
Malaysia
Sandakan

Sandakan is a starting point for ecotourism destinations such as the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary,Turtle Islands Park, Kinabatangan River and Gomantong Caves.

Kuala Terengganu

Kuala Terengganu, KT in short, is located at the east coast of the Peninsula Malaysia and at the mouth of the Sungai Terengganu (or Terengganu River) that empties here into the South China Sea. It is the capital of the state of Terengganu, which forms, together with Kedah and Kelatan, the heartland of Malay culture. KT is a good stop for one or 2 days before moving on along the east coast or towards the National Park / Tasik Kenyir.

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Sultan Ismail Petra Airport

address: Pengkalan Chepa, 16100 Kota Bharu, Kelantan Darul Naim, Malaysia.
Kota-Baru-Sultan-Ismail-Petra-Airport.jpg, airport in Kota Bahru, the state capitol of Kelantan
airport in Kota Bahru, the state capitol of Kelantan

Airlines and Destinations:

Air Asia Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur (KLIA), Kuching
Firefly Kuala Lumpur (Subang), Penang
Malaysian Airlines Kuala Lumpur (KLIA)
Malindo Air Kuala Lumpur (KLIA, Subang)

 

Arrival Hall
Arrival and Departure Hallphoto: Malaysian Travel Guide

Links:

waiting area
waiting areaphoto: Malaysian Travel Guide
 

Air Asia plane
arrival of an AirAsia airplane at the gatephoto: Malaysian Travel Guide

map and location of Sultan Ismail Petra Airport



Hotels in in Kota Bharu
HOSTELS
in Kota Bharu
Zeck’s Traveller’s Inn
Homestay-like hostel in a residential area close to the city center. It is almost like staying with a malay family. Zeck and his family are lovely hosts and run the place for over 20 years already.
Things to do & see
Central Market (Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah)
very colourful dry and wet market in the city center ... more
Wats around Kota Bharu
There are a few impressive thai buddhist temple between Kota Bahru and near thai border in the north ... more
Things to do & see
Coral Bay (Teluk Aur), Perhentian Islands
Smaller Beach on the small Island, more relaxed and quite with excellent snorkel and dive spots and great sun sets ... more

Pulau Duyung, Kuala Terengganu
An island located in the river just opposite Chinatown at the river mouth of Sungai Terengganu (Terengganu River) with Malay Kampungs, traditional boat making and resorts ... more