Langkawi

Langkawi


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Head up the thrilling new cable car to the summit of Mount Mat Cincang - Langkawi’s second highest mountain - for an unrivalled view of the entire main island and beyond. You can also visit the Field of Burnt Rice, the Hot Springs, Telaga Tujuh (The Seven Wells) and the Beach of Black Sand. Boat tours are organised to Tasik Dayang Bunting, (Lake of the Pregnant Maiden), Gua Cerita (Cave of Stories) and the Gua Langsir (Curtain Cave). And if you’re outdoorsier, why not go trekking through the pristine rainforest that blankets most of Langkawi, or go on a boat tour of the mangroves, go diving, or play a round of golf at some of the 5-star resorts. Langkawi also has an underwater world, containing an underground tunnel that runs though a giant aquarium that has gotten rave reviews. Langkawi’s beaches and islands are some of the most beautiful in Southeast Asia. Picture this; white sand glistening in the light of the tropical sun, calmed by the gentle sea breeze as gulls and eagles soar in the sky. For sand or surf, you won’t be disappointed with what Langkawi has to offer. How to get there?Plane: The Langkawi international Airport at Padang Matsirat is about 20km from Kuah and 8km from the beach resorts in Pantai Cenang. Direct air services from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi are provided by Malaysia Airlines and Firefly from Penang (www.fireflyz.com.my), take minimum 55 minutes.There are also direct international flights to Langkawi from London, Osaka and Taipei. Rail: Malayan Railway provides comfortable and economical rail services. Senandung Langkawi Express runs daily from KL Central; Butterworth; Padang Besar/Haadyai. Alor Setar (Kedah) and/or Arau (Perlis) are the nearest station to go to Langkawi Island. From Alor Setar or Arau, buses and taxis are available to Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis respectively, and then proceed by Express Ferry Services to take you to Langkawi island. Road: Driving has been much facilitated by the North-South Expressway. The journey by road from Kuala Lumpur takes approximately six hours to Kuala Kedah and approximately seven hours to Kuala Perlis, then proceed by Express Ferry Services to take you to Langkawi Island. Car parks service allow to leave cars safely. Car transit to Langkawi can be arrange one day before. Frequent express buses offer comfortable rides from Kuala Lumpur to terminal Shahab perdana in Alor Setar. Travellers can take bus or taxi to Jetty Kuala Kedah from Shahab Perdana. Ferry: All other modes of entry from the mainland like Rail and Road, etc. must rely on the Ferry Services once reach Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis. From mainland Malaysia, Express Ferries Services provide daily regular services to Langkawi Island, operate from three locations; Ferry Service also Available from Satun (Thailand) to Langkawi.

Beaches

Could you see another amazing place than langkawi? Beautiful sweeping coastline, sandy bays, inviting warm water and tropical vegetation, it’s no wonder why the island is renowned for some of Malaysia’s finest beaches among locals and sun-loving tourists from across the globe.

Islands

Over the 99 islands most are uninhabited, a few have been designated for tourism development so that visitors from all over the world can admire and appreciate the magical beauty of Langkawi. Many island tours are available from reputable operators to explore these exotic getaways. For beautiful scenery, great adventures and five-star conveniences, Langkawi is the place to getaway.




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