4 days in Singkawang & Pontianak Itinerary

4 days in Singkawang & Pontianak Itinerary

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4 days in Singkawang & Pontianak Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuching


Singkawang ©
Singkawang or San Khew Jong in Hakka, is a city located in the province of West Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo in Indonesia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tri Dharma Bumi Raya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Tanjung Bajau Beach and then don't miss a visit to Tjhia Family House.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Singkawang tour itinerary planner .

Kuching, Malaysia to Singkawang is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuching to Singkawang. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pontianak.

Things to do in Singkawang

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Tri Dharma Bumi Raya Temple ©
Tri Dharma Bumi Raya Temple


Pontianak ©
Pontianak boasts a delightful blend of cultures, which live separately in their own sections of the city but come together amiably and often intermarry.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Kapuas Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Raya Mujahidin, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tua Pek Kong Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Keraton Kadriah and then pause for some photo ops at Equator Monument.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pontianak holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Singkawang to Pontianak takes 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pontianak

Historic Sites

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Tua Pek Kong Pagoda
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Masjid Raya Mujahidin ©
Masjid Raya Mujahidin
Kapuas Square ©
Kapuas Square
Keraton Kadriah ©
Keraton Kadriah