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Places To Visit In Langkawi: What Does The Island Have To Offer?

By Farheen - September 15, 2020
LANGKAWI

Langkawi in Malaysia is known for being a famous beach destination. Fun nightlife, beautiful landscapes, huge parks are what it is mainly known for. Additionally, it offers white sandy beaches, notable & historical architecture and so much more. It is an archipelago made up 104 islands in the middle of the Andaman Sea. A lot of the times referred to as the Jewel of Kedah. This is due to its abundant tourism and list of beautiful places to visit in Langkawi.

Places To Visit In Langkawi
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Before we explore the list of places to visit in Langkawi, we must learn a bit about Malaysian island. Find out what to know before visiting the Muslim nation.

Most Suitable Time To Visit Langkawi

The most suitable time to visit Langkawi is from November to April. The weather in Langkawi during this time is an excellent balance of sunlight and light rainfall. The temperatures stand between 32 ° C – 35 ° C in the daytime and range from 25 ° C – 28 ° C during the night. The weather is not extremely windy and the seawater is uniform. Hence, the weather makes it ideal for different things to do in Langkawi. Additionally, you can explore other adventures like parasailing, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet-skiing, and banana-boating.

Now you have the most ideal time to tour the island of Langkawi So, you all you need now is a list of things to see and do during the trip. Keep treading more to know about the best places to visit in Langkawi to make it a part of your travel itinerary.

Places To Visit In Langkawi

Knowing where to go in this lovely archipelago of islands is an important aspect of planing your travel itinerary! With 104 islands bein present there are so many places to see that you will never be bored. The options vary from beaches to mountains, cafes to sky bridges there is so much to do and see! Start making a list as read down below the best places to visit in Langkawi.

  1. Dataran Lang
  2. Langkawi Sky Bridge
  3. Langkawi Cable Car
  4. Underwater World
  5. Gunung Raya

Also Read: Best Things To Do In Langkawi- Explore the Jewel of Malaysia

1. Dataran Lang – Famous Eagle Square

Dataran Lang is also known as the Eagle Square. It is one of the more prominent attractions in Langkawi. What makes it even better? It is only a 5-minute stroll away from other notable places to visit in Langkawi. The eagle statue is held on top a high platform in Kuah. The sculpture is 12 meters long representing an eagle with its wings wide open and ready to fly. You can easily walk to Kuah Jetty & Taman Lagenda from here. Additionally, you are easily a small walk away from a number of good restaurants. People come down here to unwind and observe the ferries floor over the harbour during the evenings.

Location: Kuah Jetty, Langkawi

2. Langkawi Sky Bridge – Walk Among The Clouds

Places To Visit In Langkawi
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Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 124 meters long structured pedestrian bridge that gives a panoramic but amazing birds-eye view of a number of famous places to visit in Langkawi. However, Standing at a height of 700 m over the sea level is terrifying. But, the sky bridge gives tourists a complete view of numerous islets of Langkawi and also relax and enjoy the cool breeze amidst the clouds. The strong bridge can be entered from only via the Cable Car ride. It can hold up to about 250 people at the same time. It is one of the top Langkawi attractions that can not be missed out from your Malaysia itinerary.

Functioning Hours: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 10 am – 7 pm
Wednesday: 12 pm – 7 pm
Friday & Saturday: 9:30 am – 7 pm
Sunday: Holiday

Location: Jalan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi

3. Langkawi Cable Car – A Ride Up In The Sky

Langkawi Cable Ca
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The Langkawi Cable Car is a thrilling ride that goes on 15 minutes. It is a stunning ride that takes you through to the peak of Mt Mat Cincang. The ride gives panoramic views of the rainforests, attractions, waterfalls, and all the other places to visit in Langkawi. Being on the peak of the 708 meter-tall mountain, one can feel the cool breeze in their hair. Do not forget to click pictures of the amazing views from across the observatory deck. Keep reading down below for some important information about the cable car ride before your visit.

Functioning Hours: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 10 am – 7 pm
Wednesday: 12 noon – 7 pm
Friday & Saturday: 9:30 am – 7 pm
Sunday: Holiday

Cost: RM 35 for adults and RM 25 for kids in the between the ages of 2 to 12 years old)
1 RM = INR 16.28 (from 19th February 2016 onwards)

Address: Jalan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi

4. Underwater World – Up Close And Personal With Aquatic Life

Now that you have seen Langkawi from atop and from up above now its time to go down below. Venture into the aquatic life at the Underwater World.No, it is not about trying out deep-sea diving into the ocean. Well, not et at least. You can explore the marine world without having to get yourself into the mighty ocean. Sit back and enjoy the 15 m walkthrough underwater tunnel at the Underwater World where you can get up close and personal to the marine life. Watch sharks, huge stingrays, and green turtles from close to you. The tourist attraction is home to more than 500 varieties of sea animals such as harbour seals, rockhopper penguins, seahorses, mandarin ducks, and flamingos. You can pick to visit the Underwater World right after landing or before taking off from Langkawi as it is just a 15-minutes’ drive from the Langkawi International Airport. How convenient!

Functioning Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday – Sunday: 9:30 am – 10:30 pm

Cost: RM 43 for adults and RM 33 for kids between the ages 3 to 12 years old
1 RM = INR 16.28 (from 19th February 2016 onwards)

Location: Zon Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang

5. Gunung Raya – For Amazing Views

Gunung Raya
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Standing high at a height of 881 m, Gunung Raya is the highest peak in all of Langkawi. From the peak of the mountain top, you can have a complete birds-eye view of the island and the observe every single best place to visit in Langkawi in one look. According to an age-old Legend, it is believed that the mountain is actually the cursed variant of the huge Mat Raya who once lived on the island. Trekking to the top of the mountain via the dense rainforests is very thrilling. Additionally, you will also find some amazing flora and fauna in this area.

Location: Jalan Air Hangat, Langkawi

In conclusion, there are loads of places to visit in Langkawi. Time to start packing and book your holiday to Malaysia with Pickyourtrail. Check out the Malaysia Packages to choose from a plethora of options. You can customize your very own itinerary on our website or drop us an inquiry on Whatsapp in case of doubts.

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