Kubang Kerian is a town and also a parliamentary constituency in Kota Baharu district, Kelantan. Kubang Kerian is an area that was originally named Lundang area. In the early 1970s, the Lundang district was amended by its administrative boundaries and renamed as Kubang Kerian district by the authorities’ due to the need for specific current needs as Kubang Kerian is very close to the Kota Bharu city center as the capital of Kelantan. The majority of the residents of Kubang Kerian are Muslims. .
To have more safe and comfortable trip to Kubang Kerian, you can take flight to reach Kubang Kerian from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Sultan Ismail Petra Pengkalan Chepa Airport where it is the only airport in Kelantan. Malaysia Airlines operates daily direct flights to the Sultan Ismail Petra Airport in Pengkalan Chepa, Kelantan. The budget carrier, Air Asia flies daily to Kelantan from KLIA 2. If you are from Penang or Johore Bahru you can reach Kelantan by Firefly. You can take either a cheap bus or taxi for 28 minutes (15 km) drive to Kubang Kerian. .
If you drive from Kuala Lumpur you can use the route via Gua Musang where it is shorter than the coastal route. It takes 6hour 48 minutes driving to reach Kubang Kerian. For more safe or if you travel with a kids you can use East Coast Expressway and head straight to Kuala Terengganu and then follow the road signs to Kota Bharu, so that you are on Route 3 the coastal road. Road users can enter Kelantan from the southern Thai province of Narathiwat at Rantau Panjang and across the Kolok River on the newly completed bridge at Bukit Bunga, Jeli. .
There are several bus services in Kuala Lumpur that cater to the public travelling to and from Kubang Kerian. Bus travel is a popular travelling to and from Kubang Kerian to the other parts of the country. You can reach Kubang Kerian by bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) and it takes 7 hours 30 minutes to reach Kubang Kerian. The main bus operator from Kuala Lumpur to Kubang Kerian is Transnasional. .
Siti Khadijah Market is a local wet market located only 5.54 km from Kubang Kerian. Here you can get a lot of fresh goodies like seafood, vegetables and wide variety of fruits and also you can find ready-to eat food like 'ayam percik', nasi ulam and a variety of noodle soups, all unique in flavors and taste of Kelantan, serves freshly for you. Not to forget to taste the local desserts like 'kuih muih' tempeh and a glass of hot milk tea, which is the staple drink for Kelantanese. .
You can make your way for some cultural experience like Jahar Palace (Istana Palace), which has a long history since 1855. It has luxurious woodcarvings that showcase the excellent craftsmanship of the Kelantanese. Apart from that, photographs, artifacts and traditional handicraft reflect on the Kelantan rich and sophisticated heritage. There are also a Malay Weapon Gallery which house has many unique weapons such as keris and pisau. The museum is open daily from 8.30 a.m to 5.45 p.m except for Fridays. .
Craft Museum and Handicraft Center is one of main destinations that you may visit during your stay in Kubang Kerian. The distance from Kubang Kerian is only 5.77 km. This museum, also known as 'Balai Getam Guri' in local language, is a place to showcase local handicraft industry in Kelantan, and it's supported by the state government. It's a fine craft museum, houses many Kelantanese craftsmanship, including traditional embroidery, batik, silverware and matting. .
You may visit Cahaya Bulan Beach to witness the beautiful scenery of the beach. Pantai Cahaya Bulan is amongst the must visit beach in Kota Baharu. Here is the place for you to relax and chill or have a picnic with a beautiful, clean and fresh evening breeze. It is about 8.59 km from Kubang Kerian. It has a beautiful long and wide sandy beach, a popular spot for family outings and picnics. It also have a variety of water sports and horse riding. There are some food stalls and restaurants along the beach, which offers fresh barbeque seafood. .
You can drive or take taxi to Kota Bharu where the distance only 7.9 km from Kubang Kerian to enjoy shopping and eating at the biggest night market in Kelantan, Wakaf Che Yeh since it opens until midnight. You can purchase items from souvenirs and apparel to local delicacies. You can find imitation clothing, shoe, bag and perfume at here. Local food and snack such as triangle dodol and Akok can be find here. .
Hotel Perdana Kota Bharu is a 5- star luxury hotel located in the heart of Kota Baharu City Centre. It is about 5.36 km from Kubang Kerian. This hotel located in a well position area where nearby tourist destinations such as Siti Khadijah Market within 0.9 km and Craft Museum and Handicraft Center within 1.2 km and near to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport within 7.5 km. This hotel is the best spot for you who desire a luxury stay in Kubang Kerian. .
Renaissance Kota Baharu Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel is a perfect choice when you are visiting Kubang Kerian. This hotel located in a well position area where nearby tourist destinations such as Siti Khadijah Market within 2.2 km and Cahaya Bulan Beach within 6.9 km. For travelers who wish to travel in luxury with comfortable stay, Renaissance Kota Baharu Hotel is the perfect place to stay that provides decent facilities as well as great services.