How to get to Langkawi?
Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah is a beautiful island situated 30 km off the mainland, the coast of Perlis in Malaysia, close to the Thai border, South East Asia. If you are looking for the fastest way for your trip and do not mind to spend more money, the best way is to go by plane from Kuala Lumpur, Thailand, Singapore, China or Qatar. In case you are looking for a budget option you can catch a ferry from one of the Malaysian ports in Kulala Kedak, Kuala Perlis or in Penang. Langkawi is also accessible from the Thai island Koh Lipe by speed boat in 1h30min long journey.
Why visit Langkawi?
Langkawi is popular Malaysia’s beach destination with historical structures where you can explore expansive parks, stunning landscapes, spend the day relaxing on the pristine golden beaches, enjoy exciting nightlife, take a walk to the highest peak Gunung Raya and have a panoramic view of the island, visit Underwater World or Langkawi Bird Paradise, have an adventure trip in tropical
rainforest and a lot more.
Langkawi Unesco Global Geopark
Langkawi island has the first natural Ecosystem in Southeast Asia. This natural landscape is a combination of vegetated hills of rainforest and barren rocks. Langkawi is the result of various processes and the ongoing weathering process that has taken place since the Langkawi land was brought to the surface around 220 million years ago. Local geo parks protect biodiversity including mangroves, tidal flats, beaches, estuaries, coral reefs, caves, limestone and many more harbors for various life forms. You can hear numerous legends, myths and historical connections with Langkawi islands. There are available accommodation and facilities to get the maximum natural and cultural experience to visitors.
Langkawi Cable Car and Sky Bridge
Take an amazing 15 minutes long ride to the top of Mt Mat Cingan by Panorama Langkawi Sky Cable and enjoy fantastic views of waterfalls, rainforests, islets or take a walk on the 124 meters long Sky Bridge 700 m above the level. These two world-famous attractions give you unforgettable experiences. It is essential to mention that both attractions are closed on Sunday.
Paradise 3D Museum
If you are an art-lover you should definitely visit Paradise 3D Musem with over 200 incredible artworks. The 3 story building has nine different zones to discover. We suggest visiting the museum on the same day as the Cable Car because the attractions are located in the same place.