Hat Yai

Hat Yai In 3D2N: Your Muslim-Friendly Itinerary (Under RM600!) - Day 3


Qistina Roslan •  Jan 09, 2024

Welcome to Day 3 of our Hat Yai 3D2N Muslim-friendly itinerary!

(psst.. you can check out Day 1 and Day 2 here!)

Day 3

Breakfast at Kai Tod Decha Halal Restaurant (1 hour)

For your last meal in Hat Yai, head over to Kai Tod Decha Halal Restaurant for a late breakfast.

Dishes at Kai Tod Decha

  • Serving Southern Thai cuisine, one of the most popular dishes is the Thai fried chicken that is deliciously fragrant when it's served straight out of the wok.
  • If you need more reasons to stay, order tom yum goong, deep-fried squid, beef bakar and more.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: THB60-100 (RM8-RM13)

Operating hours: Open daily, 10.30AM-9.30PM

Address: 93 Chee Uthit Rd, Tambon Hat Yai, Amphoe Hat Yai, Chang Wat Songkhla 90110, Thailand

Cost (on average, per person): THB80 (RM11)

Shop for local snacks at Big C Supermarket (2 hours)

  • If you still have space in your luggage, shop to your heart's content at Big C Supermarket
  • Known as one of the biggest supermarket chains in Thailand, there are many snacks and tidbits you can buy for your loved loves and colleagues back home.
  • Shop for crab curry-flavoured Tasto chips, Campus chocolate biscuits and Manora shrimp chips
  • Check out our guide on halal snacks you can shop at Bangkok's Big C Supermarket, so you can spot similar products in Hat Yai too.

Cost: varies on your spendingTotal cost for Day 3: RM11

See you next time, Hat Yai!


  • Take the train from Hat Yai Junction Railway station to Padang Besar station (1 hour 13 mins). The fare is approximately RM7 per person
  • Take the KTM ETS train from Padang Besar to KL Sentral (5 hours 22 mins). The fare starts from RM76 per person (one-way)


  • Take the bus from Hat Yai bus terminal on Chee Utchit Road to TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) in Kuala Lumpur. The journey will take 8 hours 30 mins.
  • The fare starts from RM65 per person (one-way)

Estimated cost breakdown for the whole trip (per person in a group of 4, excluding shopping and flight/bus/train ticket):

  • Day 1 = RM123
  • Day 2 = RM202
  • Day 3 = RM11
  • Accommodation: RM120
  • 1-day private car charter: RM50
  • Transportation (by taxi/Grab): RM12 (THB90, assuming you take 4 THB90 trips with 3 other people)


And that's how you spend less than RM600 in Hat Yai! Do note that the estimated price is based on a group of 4, so remember to adjust it according to your travel group size. If you're going to be doing a lot of shopping, we advise bringing more money. Beaming with bustling street markets, lip-smacking Thai food and exciting attractions, there are many things to discover in this scenic city. If you're looking for ways to spend your long weekend, Hat Yai is definitely the place to be!

Check outDay 1 andDay 2 of our 3D2N Muslim-friendly Hat Yai Itinerary too!

P.S. Think Hat Yai is not for you? Check out our Muslim-friendly guide to Hua Hin too!