Langkawi is the largest island located on the West coast of Malaysia. Although the East coast is known for its beautiful beaches, the West boasts Langkawi. It is a popular tourist destination and has a lot to offer. From its turquoise waters to the vast jungle, you have a lot to see while you are there.
determining the places where you are going to stay, you need to understand the
Langkawi is a vast island. If you want to explore the
entire place, you need to rent a car. Given that petrol is cheap in
Malaysia, it will not cost you a lot to pay for the rent.
The first thing
you need to do is take the boat tour of the Kilim
Karst Geoforest Park. This mountainous park hosts some of the most
exotic creatures you will ever find, including a lazy python and giant water
monitor lizard. You can also visit a bat cave which serves as a home to
mosquito-eating bat colonies. They also hang in 550 million year-old limestone
ceiling. Although these bats have a pungent smell, the place is still worth
Langkawi is a
collection of different islands that form part of an archipelago. There are
various island hopping tours available. You can join a trip where you can head
to a place for eagle feeding. You can also relax in white sand beaches. There
is also an island filled with monkey and you can interact with them.
Try the Langkawi
skycab and check out some of the most
beautiful places in the island, including a view of the Gunung Machincang
rainforest. You will have a steep ride up the Mount Mat Cincang which is 708m
above sea level. You will also have a view of the Andaman Sea which is part of
southern Thailand. It is a sensational feeling that you will never forget. Make
sure that you check the weather though since it is closed during a terrible
If you head to
the beaches of Langkawi, there are various activities available. It includes
jet skiing, parasailing and banana boat riding. You can also opt for horseback
riding on the shore. If you chose jet
skiing, you can find one where you also have the chance to explore caves or
swim in a nearby island.
The best part
about shopping in Langkawi is that the entire island is duty free. It is even
one of the reasons why Malaysians and Thais from nearby areas visit the island.
Sweets, tobacco and alcohol are extremely cheap in Langkawi. Herbal medicine
stores are also available.
Shop in a
means night market. It is a common feature across the country. These markets
usually feature local products. The Pantai Chenang and the Kuah Town night
markets are among the most popular places for tourists. You can also ask for a
bargain if you are good at it.
These are only
some of the best things to do in the island. Plan your trip now and enjoy its
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