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  • Breathtaking landscapes of beaches, peaks and meadows, thoughtful man made structures with a blend of beliefs and modernity, monuments depicting history and culture, nightlife that keeps the spirit alive, world famous diving locations in crystal waters - all contrive together to present tourists with a number of places to visit in Langkawi - Malaysia’s most popular beach destination. The jewel of Kedah, the paradise of 108 islands in the Arabian sea has something for every kind of visitors - whether backpackers or luxury-seeking tourists or adventurers.

    The Sky cable ride takes visitors to Langkawi’s second highest peak, while the Underwater world introduces them to over 200 species of fishes and corals. Dataran Lang showcases Langkawi’s artistic man made creations, while a trek through the Sky jungle leaves visitors in awe of Langkawi’s naturally fed beauty. The endless count of beaches take care of long humid days in Langkawi, while the night markets offer abundance of tourists and local interaction.

    Go on and read till the end - Langkawi is sure to surprise you!

  • Must visit Places in Langkawi

  • 01Langkawi Sky Bridge

    Langkawi Sky Bridge

    A ride on a cable car takes tourists to Langkawi Sky Bridge - a true highlight of the region, elevated at a height of 2300 feet above sea level. From the top of this bridge, the mesmerising views of the rainforest along with the Telaga Tujuh waterfalls make sure to leave visitors spellbound.

    It attracts nature lovers, photographers, and adventure enthusiasts alike. Here, tourists can also indulge in some shopping at the number of stalls that sell souvenirs, toys, drinks, and snacks. The bridge certainly is one of the top places to visit in Langkawi.

    Location:
    At the end of the cable car, alan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi, Kedah

    Timings:
    10 am to 10 pm

    Entry Fee:
     RM 118.58 per adult.

    Day Tour to Langkawi Sky Bridge

    Day Tour to Langkawi Sky Bridge

    NNNNM25 Ratings

    h5 HourslLangkawi

    Starting from

    O1,980

  • 02Skytrex Adventure

    Skytrex Adventure
    Image Credit : Saigoheiki

    Regarded as the best forest adventure park, skytrex adventure is where every adventure enthusiast must go for flying, gliding, swinging and even dangling! Here, enthusiasts set out to tackle aerial obstacles that are suspended above the dense and lush rainforest of Malaysia.

    The outdoor recreational activities at Skytrex can be enjoyed by all age groups; as all the activities are performed under expert supervision with all safety measures taken well care of. The company promotes responsible tourism and strives to encourage a sense of forest conservation in their functioning.

    Location:
    Jalan Teluk Yu, Kampung Kok, Kedah

    Timings:
    9 am to 6 pm on all days

    Entry Fees:
    Starts at RM 90.08 per person.

    Skytrex Adventure Langkawi, Flat 12% off

    Skytrex Adventure Langkawi, Flat 12% off

    NNNMM33 Ratings

    h3 HourslLangkawi

    O1,255

    Starting from

    O1,100

  • 03Underwater World

    Underwater World
    Image Credit : Ryan M Mclaughlin

    One of the most popular tourist attractions in Langkawi - the underwater world spread across six acres introduces tourists to over 200 species of marine life and fishes. These include rockhopper, harbour seals, giant rays, penguins, sharks, and the unusual Amazonian arapaima, which is the largest freshwater fish discovered in the world.

    Moreover, the educational research centre, three-dimensional theatre and various sections of the park-Temperate, tropical rainforest and sub - Antarctic have also grabbed the attention of visitors alike. These interesting and thoughtful attractions make Underwater World one of the best places to see in Langkawi.

    Location:
    Zon Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang

    Timings:
    9:30 am to 6:30 pm from Monday to Friday and 9:30 am to 10:30 pm on weekends

    Entry Fee:
     RM 36.65.

    Langkawi Underwater World Tour, Flat 15% off

    Langkawi Underwater World Tour, Flat 15% off

    NNNNM24 Ratings

    h2 HourslLangkawi

    O960

    Starting from

    O810

  • 04Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise

    Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise
    Image Credit : Georg Wittberger - flickr

    As one decides to simply stroll through the paths of Langkawi wildlife park and bird paradise, indigenous birds meet along the way. For a closer look, tourists can visit the large enclosed bird-rooms where these numerous species stretch their wings and offer a chance for greater interaction.

    The park offers services of a guide which tourists can take for better understanding of the park’s wildlife, animals - their habits, patterns, diversity, etc. Here, tourists can buy food for the animals and feed them too!

    Location:
      Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pecah, Kedah

    Timings:
    8;30 am to 6 pm on all days

    Entry Fees:
    Adults (13 years and older) - RM 39, Children (3 to 12 years) and senior citizens - RM 22

    Birdwatching at Langkawi in Malyasia

    Birdwatching at Langkawi in Malyasia

    NNNNM29 Ratings

    h4 HourslLangkawi

    Starting from

    O3,204

  • 05Tanjung Rhu Beach

    Tanjung Rhu Beach
    Image Credit : ClickSnapShot - flickr

    Tanjung Rhu is one of the most famous places to visit in Langkawi. Well, rightly deserved so, the way to this beach takes tourists through dense forests. The beach has crystal clear water and refined, powder-like sand that serves as a perfect picnic destination. It remains secluded and away from the city hustle, thus providing a peaceful ambience for visitors.

    The borders of this beach are formed of limestone crags that further enhance the beauty of Tanjung Rhu, making it a great choice amongst other Langkawi tourist places. There are a number of eateries at the beach where tourists can go to fill their hungry stomach after a sip into the sea water.

    Location: Northern Langkawi shorelines, Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Kedah

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

    Banana Boat Ride in Tanjung Rhu Beach

    Banana Boat Ride in Tanjung Rhu Beach

    NNNMM35 Ratings

    lLangkawi

    O641

    Starting from

    O561

  • 06Skytrail Jungle Trekking

    Skytrail Jungle Trekking

    Having invited a number of trekking, adventure enthusiasts from across the world, skytrail jungle trek is a getaway to the world of flora and fauna that originates from over 500 years. The trek is of medium level endurance and can be attempted by all age groups.

    The trail takes one through the jungle that houses over 1500 species of distinct plantations, some of which have remained unique to the region; and many of which are also used in medicinal value. On this trek, tourists can also avail services of a guide in order to not lose the path and also, to learn about the interesting species of jungle plants.

    Location: Oriental Village, Kedah

    Timings: 9 am to 5 pm on all days

    Entry Fee: RM 
    109.96 per person.

    Langkawi Skytrail Guided Trek, Flat 15% off

    Langkawi Skytrail Guided Trek, Flat 15% off

    NNNNN32 Ratings

    h2 HourslLangkawi

    O3,210

    Starting from

    O2,750

  • 07Crocodile Adventureland

    Crocodile Adventureland

    Crocodile Adventureland, as the name suggests is a park dedicated for tourists to meet different species of crocodiles. It houses the largest collection of crocodiles with nearly 4000 of them, all belonging to different specimens; Tomistoma, Siamese, Saltwater crocodile, and guinea crocodile to name a few. Undoubtedly, the park is amongst the top tourist destinations to visit in Langkawi and has made sure to captivate the minds of everybody who has ever visited this land. Tourists are advised to not miss crocodile Adventureland's popular show - “Heart-stopping” where a wide number of fun, interactive, informative activities are carried out for tourists to engage in.

    Location: Jalan Teluk Datai, Mukim Air Hangat, Kedah Darul Aman

    Timings: 9 am to 6 pm on all days

    Entry Fees: RM 19.88.

    Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi Tour, Flat 20% off

    Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi Tour, Flat 20% off

    NNNNN37 Ratings

    h3 HourslLangkawi

    O528

    Starting from

    O420

  • 08 Langkawi Zipline Adventure

     Langkawi Zipline Adventure

    In the dense rainforest of Malaysia, tourists, adventure enthusiasts can enjoy the activity of ziplining over 200 meters long stretches. There are a total of 12 zip lines that cross over different waterfalls and cross treetops offering aerial views of the entire jungle along with that of Andaman sea.

    The adventure spot is pretty accessible for tourists as it is located barely 2 minutes from the famous SkyCab and SkyBridge. With all safety measures taken care of, enthusiasts must certainly try the zip line activity without hesitation and can consider this place as one of the best places to visit in Langkawi.

    Location:
    Umgawa Legendary Adventures, 7 Wells Waterfall, Jalan Telaga Tujuh

    Timings:
    8:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Entry Fees:
    Starting from RM 211.59.

    Langkawi Zipline Adventure Tour, Flat 18% off

    Langkawi Zipline Adventure Tour, Flat 18% off

    NNNNN29 Ratings

    h5 HourslLangkawi

    O4,650

    Starting from

    O3,800

  • 09Langkawi Islands

    Langkawi Islands

    For anybody who needs to shortlist the best places to visit in Langkawi, Langkawi Islands have to be on the list. This island is not just one large island but a group of several small islands that altogether offer a promising experience to all kinds of travellers. These are around 100 in number and many of them remain uninhabited. While a few others are a boon to tourism in Langkawi.

    These islands can be visited throughout the year, except for the monsoon months of July to mid-September as the seas stand a chance of becoming dangerous for activities like swimming, snorkelling, surfing, etc. Rebak Island, Pulau Beras Basah Island, Pulau Dayang Bunting Island, Pulau Singa Besar Island are a few of the most popular attractions in Langkawi and some of the most commonly visited islands. 

    Location: Kedah, adjacent to the Thai border

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

    Langkawi Island Hopping Boat Tour, Flat 20% off

    Langkawi Island Hopping Boat Tour, Flat 20% off

    NNNNM37 Ratings

    h5 HourslLangkawi

    O1,380

    Starting from

    O1,100

  • 10Langkawi Cable Car

    Langkawi Cable Car
    Image Credit :  barryprice

    Langkawi Cable car is also known as the Sky Cab claims to be the steepest cable car ride in the world; that takes visitors at a height of 708 meters up in the sky, above the sea level. The cable car carries passengers to Mount Mat Cincang - Langkawi's second highest peak and thus is considered as one of the must-visit places to see in Langkawi.

    On a visit here, tourists are advised to carry a jacket as the elevation in height invites chilled winds. The views from the top of this peak make getting onto this ride absolutely worth it and memorable.

    Location:
    Jalan Telaga Tujuh, Kedah

    Timings:
    9:30 am to 7 pm on all days

    Entry fee:
    RM 35 to 50 - depends upon the package one chooses.

  • 11Gunung Raya

    Gunung Raya

    Gunung Raya is the highest mountain peak in the region, which marks it on the list of popular places to visit in Langkawi. It stands at a height of 881 meters and is home to Gunung Raya Golf course at the base. The mountain spreads over an area of 5000 hectares and houses an extensive variety of flora and fauna. To reach the top, tourists can either trek or choose to drive. The road to the peak goes through dense jungle trees and takes about 30 minutes to reach by drive; and as the mountain is not a steep one, it is an easy drive.

    On the other hand, tourists who wish to trek requires a medium level of endurance and get the chance to spot rare and endangered species of birds and animals resting in the interiors.

    Location:
    Central Langkawi

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 12Langkawi Arts in Paradise 3D Museum

    Langkawi Arts in Paradise 3D Museum
    Image Credit :  Phalinn Ooi - flickr

    Renowned as the largest 3D art museum in Malaysia, and the second largest one in the world - Arts in Paradise 3D Museum is a simple 20-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport. The art museum showcases over 200 artworks that make sure to leave visitors in awe of their beauty.

    The museum is divided into a total of 9 interactive zones that host splendid artworks by artists from across the world; especially 23 leading Korean artists’ collaboration with local artisans of the region. This museum is indeed a great platform for artists, exhibitors and art lovers alike and can be considered as one of the best attractions in Langkawi for art admirers.

    Location:
    Oriental Village, Jalan Telaga Tujuh, Kedah

    Timings:
    9 am to 6 pm on all days

    Entry Fees:
    Foreign visitors - RM 38 for adults.

  • 13Pantai Cenang Beach

    Pantai Cenang Beach

    Every coastal region has the busiest beach and for Langkawi - Pantai Cenang is the one. One of the most commonly visited tourist attractions in Langkawi, Pantai Cenang attracts visitors for its cafe-restobar culture; and also because it is a 10 minutes ride from the airport. Families are often seen visiting this beach as there a number of kid-friendly attractions around such as the Underwater world, Kiki club, and the rice garden museum.

    For adults, likewise, the beach offers a number of activities to indulge in; such as watersports - parasailing and jet skiing. Similarly, the nightlife here is considered to be the liveliest in while of Langkawi.

    Location:
    Western shoreline of Langkawi, near Padang Matsirat international airport, Kedah

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 14Datai Bay

    Datai Bay

    A private beach located at the northwestern end of Langkawi, Datai Bay is a curvy, half-moon shaped, the white sand beach stretching at an end to end length of 1.5 kilometres. The locals fondly refer to it as Pantai Teuk Datai. The beach is commonly shared by a few high-end hotels who also own cafes, bars at the beach, and where tourists can visit, only if they are the guests of the respective resorts.

    The beach offers views of surrounding mountains that carry dense jungles, making the landscape a perfect one. It takes about 45 minutes for tourists to reach this beach from Pantai Cenang but is certainly worth the effort!

    Location:
    Datai area - northwestern end of Langkawi

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 15Pantai Kok Beach

    Pantai Kok Beach

    With clean sand and clear water, it is safe to consider Pantai Kok beach as one of the most commonly visited attractions in Langkawi. The presence of a number of key attractions here, like water sports, swimming, etc has gained the attention of tourists flocking in from across the world. The beautiful bay of Pantai Kok is created of limestone hills and dense jungle, along with the view of Telaga Harbour park at the waterfront, which is yet another one on the list of stunning places to visit in Langkawi.

    Even with enough tourism, the beach offers a beautiful blend of crowd, serenity plus solitude. It is an ideal one for visitors looking for some fun time as well as some quiet time in the lap of nature. 

    Location: 25 kilometres from Kuah town, on the western shores of Langkawi.

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee:
    NA.

  • Places to visit with Family and Kids in Langkawi

  • 16Mangrove Safari

    Mangrove Safari

    The mangrove safari, also known as Kilim Karst Geoforest Park is nestled at the northeastern tip of Langkawi and is full of sandy beaches, mangrove swamps, lush green trees. It is just a 10 minutes drive from Tanjung Rhu beach and thus, is a good option for families; especially those with kids. During the months of September to March, which form the migratory season, tourists can spot different species of birds here.

    Some of them being - white-bellied fish eagles, kite eagles, and kingfishers. For the other months, the wildlife is not bad either and comprises of creatures like monitor lizards and tree climbing crabs. Most of the safari tours here introduce tourists to everything mentioned above; and much more.

    Location:
    3 kilometres from Tanjung Rhu Beach towards the northeast

    Timings:
    8 am to 5 pm

    Entry Fees:
    RM 200 to 500 for a tour guide plus a boat ride.

    Mangrove Eco Safari Boat Ride in Malaysia

    Mangrove Eco Safari Boat Ride in Malaysia

    NNNMM30 Ratings

    h3 HourslLangkawi

    Starting from

    O2,644

  • 17Pulau Payar Marine Park

    Pulau Payar Marine Park
    Image Credit : PrettyKateMachine

    On the list of places to visit in Langkawi, Pulau Payar marine life makes its name well deservingly. The marine park has and continues to attract snorkeling and diving enthusiasts from all over the world who are keen on discovering Langkawi’s underwater life. The park comprises of four islands - Pulau Payar, Pulau Kaca, Pulau Lembu, and Pulau Senangtang; Pulau Payar being the largest one.

    The best part is that none of these islands remains inhabited and is preserved by the fisheries department of Kedah, who make sure the pristine condition of these islands are maintained. Tourists here can avail a variety of facilities like barbeque pits, gazebos, picnic tables and lots more.

    Location:
    30 Kilometers south of Langkawi.

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: Starting from RM 
    391.69.

    Pulau Payar Marine Park Tour

    Pulau Payar Marine Park Tour

    NNNNM33 Ratings

    h8 HourslLangkawi

    O6,570

    Starting from

    O6,540

  • 18Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

    Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

    Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, commonly known as seven wells waterfalls, referring to a series of seven natural pools connected to each other in Mount Mat Cincang are one of the best places to visit in Langkawi. The flora surrounded around the pools makes the space stunning and magical - like in fairy tales! Lime plants and Sintuk - a unique type of foliage grows abundantly in the region.

    It is a great spot for families to spend some quality time at, taking a dip into the natural pools as well as for hiking enthusiasts to climb the steep hills around the region.

    Location:
    Gunung Mat Cincang, Kuah

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 19Air Hangat Village

    Air Hangat Village

    Air Hangat village is a beautiful blend of modernity and culture of Langkawi. It is complex with hot water spring wells that stand to be one of the many other interesting Langkawi tourist places. These hot water spring wells are not like any other wells. They are natural saltwater spring wells that are rare and unique not just in Langkawi but across the globe and are found only in three other countries.

    Along with this attraction, the village complex also has ponds, jacuzzis where salt water are pumped up, fountains, culture shows, gardens and a number of markets that sell souvenirs, and locally made items.

    Location:
    16 Jalan Air Hangat, Mukim Air Hangat

    Timings:
    9 am to 5 pm on all days

    Entry Fees:
    RM 50 for adults and free for children below the age of 12 years.

  • 20Taman Lagenda Langkawi

    Taman Lagenda Langkawi
    Image Credit : Heiswayi Nrird - flickr

    Taman Lagenda is an “open-air” museum spread across 50 hectares of a compound and has 17 sculptures. These statues depict some of Langkawi’s legends comprising of mythical birds, evil ogres, pretty princess, and many others. The museum faces Kuah waterfront and has several signboards in the English language that read various myths associated with the sculptures in the park.

    Lagenda Taman Dalam is a great option for tourists who would like to know about the history and past of Langkawi and its significant people.

    Location:
    Next to Jetty point and eagle square

    Timings:
    9 am to 7 pm, every day

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 21Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

    Kilim Karst Geoforest Park
    Image Credit : Ahmad Naufal - flickr

    Kilim Karst Geoforest Park is nestled at the northeastern tip of Langkawi and is full of sandy beaches, mangrove swamps, lush green trees. It is just a 10 minutes drive from Tanjung Rhu beach and thus, is a good option for families; especially those with kids.

    During the months of September to March, which form the migratory season, tourists can spot different species of birds here. Some of them being - white-bellied fish eagles, kite eagles, and kingfishers. For the other months, the wildlife is not bad either and comprises of creatures like monitor lizards and tree climbing crabs.

    Location:
    3 kilometres from Tanjung Rhu Beach towards the northeast

    Timings:
    8 am to 5 pm

    Entry Fees:
    RM 200 to 500 for a tour guide plus a boat ride.

  • 22Temurun Waterfall

    Temurun Waterfall

    Being the tallest falls at about 200 meters - Temurun waterfalls is one of the popular Langkawi tourist places; especially amongst groups of families and friends who like to take a day off and come here for a picnic, play games at natural grounds, bathe in the clear water and rest in the lap of nature. The rocks here are made of limestones and shale and are believed to be over 500 million years old. The waterfalls are 5 minutes walk away from the car parking area, another factor that makes the place a popular pick, courtesy of its accessibility.

    This walk is through the rain forest of Mount Mat Cincang, that makes the experience even better. Moreover, Macaque monkeys are found here in plenty, enjoying their time at the third tier of the falls. Along with them are many butterflies, squirrels, and other birds.

    Location:
    Jalan Datai, Datia area

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 23Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market

    Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market

    One of the many other popular Langkawi tourist places, this street - night market is perfect for some fun-shopping time with closed ones. The friendly locals sell a number of items such as clothes, souvenirs, various delicacies at very affordable prices.

    It is held once every week on Fridays and has many tourists visit it from all across the world. The colourful stalls make for a vibrant atmosphere and lanes here are a great idea for a stroll, if not for shopping.

    Location:
    Padang Lalang in Air Hangat

    Timings:
    Every Friday - 6:30 pm to 10 pm

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 24Pantai Tengah Beach

    Pantai Tengah Beach

    Pantai Tengah falls on the same stretch as Pantai Cenang and is in fact, a continuation of the same beach. Pantai Tengah has a few chalets and a few big resorts that provide the best of facilities and have made the beach a popular one, especially amongst families with young kids. Here, families can take up island hopping tours, eagle feeding tours or simply go for spa treatments to kick the mundane.

    There are a number of tour operators who visitors can approach for these services. The beach is also a  great place for gastronomy and nightlife with most happening bars, beachside shacks, and shopping markets.

    Location:
    Jalan Pantai Tengah, 18 kilometres from Kuah town

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 25Tengkorak Beach

    Tengkorak Beach

    Nestled in the northern corner of the Datai area, it would not be incorrect to say that Tengkorak beach is one of the most secluded beaches in Langkawi. It has white sand, crystal clear water, mystic rock formations towards the end, shallow water for swimming enthusiasts and basically everything that a beach lover can ever ask for! Since this beach is in the interior of the region, it meets more of locals than tourist visitors; typically on the weekends. There are arrangements available for visitors who would like to stay overnight. These comprise of facilities such as huts, shower rooms, restaurants.

    Location: Jalan Datai, northern coastline of Langkawi

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • Places to visit at Night

  • 26Ulu Melaka Night Market

    Ulu Melaka Night Market

    Amongst many other Langkawi tourist places, the night markets set up here have managed to grab the attention of visitors who come from oceans across. One of them - Ullu Melaka is held every Monday. This market sells plenty of items such as fresh fruits, clothes, toys, souvenirs, and everything else one can think of at very affordable prices.

    The market is a great place for foreign visitors to interact with the locals and take a glimpse into their lifestyle. Similarly, it is also a great venue for visitors to try out some local dishes; especially the street food of Langkawi that stands unique in its taste.

    Location:
    Jalan Makam Mahsuri Lama, Ulu Melaka

    Timings:
    Every Monday - 6:30 pm to 10 pm

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 27The Sunset Deck

    The Sunset Deck

    The sunset deck is a rich and a dynamic party venue that serves the best, fanciest and most expensive cocktails, hard drinks and other liquors. It is set within Bon Ton resort and has huge open-air seating space for visitors. The seating area is made up of a wooden platform that looks highly appealing.

    Supporting this landscape are the palm trees and coconut trees in the surroundings that make the background even better. As the name suggests, the deck opens up to best sunset views and offers great privacy to guests looking for some peaceful and quality time with loved ones.

    Location:
    Bon Ton Resort, Pantai Cenang

    Timings:
    5 pm to 2 am on all days

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 28Yellow Cafe Langkawi

    Yellow Cafe Langkawi

    An all-day dining venue that transforms itself into a cozy bar space in the evenings, Yellow Cafe sure knows to stand out different among all other cafes and bars. Its decor has chairs, tables and even hammock in its settings -all in various shades of yellow.

    The menu lists local snacks and western food such as salads, burgers, fish and chips, chicken wings, sandwiches, steaks, pizza, and much more; and are pretty reasonably priced. The cafe is divided into three different sections, each of which offers distinct views and moody settings. Visitors can inquire about happy hours here.

    Location:
    Pantai Cenang

    Timings:
    Tuesday to Sunday - 11 am to 1 am

    Entry Fee:
    NA.

  • 29Kedawang Night Market

    Kedawang Night Market

    Langkawi has daily night markets in different localities of the region and one of them is Kedawang Night Market which takes place every Tuesday night. This market particularly sells food items like chicken skewers, chicken satay, fresh fruits vegetables, drinks and everything you can think of for your taste buds to awaken and feel alive!

    The fruits and veggies here are sold at extremely cheap rates in comparison to other markets and are worth taking back home in bulk for the rest of the days. It is advisable to reach the market early in the evening to avoid the crowd. This also means that you get to see all the food being prepared fresh!

    Location:
    Kampung Check Kura

    Timings:
    5 pm to 10 on - Every Tuesday

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 30Temoyong Night Market

    Temoyong Night Market

    A market set on every Thursdays, Temoyong Night Market like all its sister markets have something to offer to every kind of a traveller. Here, foodies will find a paradise of local food, shopaholics will find everything from shoes to bags, homemakers will find the freshest veggies for all meals with the family. Here, perhaps, even random strollers will end up buying something!

    The market gets set up at a spot that looks occupied and lit only on Thursdays, which otherwise, on other days is nothing but a lane you would normally walk by. So make sure to take a walk here and mark the difference!

    Location:
    Kampung Temoyong, Mukim Kedawang, Pantai Cenang

    Timing: 
    5 pm to 10 pm

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • Other Places to Visit

  • 31Mahsuri Tomb and Museum

    Mahsuri Tomb and Museum

    Having great historical significance, Mahsuri tomb is the tomb of Makam Mahsuri - once upon a time, the prettiest lady alive on the island. She, along with her family, was an immigrant of Thailand and had upon her, the eyes of all men around; including the chief of the island. What followed thereafter led to her terrible death and come across to visitors in the forms of various mysterious stories.

    However, it is believed that when Mahsuri died, she bled white blood that depicted her innocence. This place certainly makes for a visit for all history buffs, storytellers and learners who would like to dig deep into the past of this island.

    Location:
    Jalan Makam Mahsuri, Kampung Mawat, Mukim Ulu Melaka

    Timings:
    8 am to 6 pm on weekdays and 8 am to 6:30 pm on weekends

    Entry Fees:
    RM 10 for foreign visitors - adults and RM 5 for children.

  • 32Laman Padi

    Laman Padi

    Lama means fields and Padi means rice in Malay. Thus, Laman Padi is a complex of rice paddies along with her gardens. The complex also has galleries and museums that depict the evolution of rice cultivation and harvesting specific to the region of Langkawi.

    This place is great for tourists who would like to understand Langkawi's agriculture space or who would like the idea of being surrounded by lush green paddy fields.

    Location:
    Pantai Cenang, 10 minutes drive from Langkawi International airport

    Timings:
    10 am to 6 pm on all days

    Entry Fee: NA.

  • 33Galeria Perdana

    Galeria Perdana

    Galeria Perdana is a museum that showcases a rare collection of artwork and craft. It especially is designed to exhibit the awards and recognition of the fourth and the longest serving Prime minister of Malaysia - Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad. The Galeria in a way is the country's attempt to showcase love and respect for their former minister.

    The entire space is spread across over 5 acres of land and also houses landscapes gardens having various shrubs, plants and trees and herbs.

    Location:
    Jalan Ayer Hangat, Mukim Kilim

    Timings:
    8:30 am to 5:30 pm on all days

    Entry Fees:
    RM 10 for foreign tourists - adults and RM 4 for children.

    For Malaysians - RM 5 for adults and RM 2 for adults.

  • 34Pulau Beras Basah

    Pulau Beras Basah

    Situated Southwest, about 25 kilometres from Kush town, Pulau Beras Beach is a vast sandy beach with clear waters - ideal for swimming. Thus, it is recommended to carry a change of clothes on your visit here. The beach remains undeveloped and has no such facilities; including that of a hotel, hut for an overnight trip. However, since the beach does not see a lot of crowds, it is an ideal one for some time in peace.

    Location: 25 kilometres - Southwest of Kuah

    Timing: NA

    Entry Fees:
    RM 80 to 100 for a half day island hopping tour.

  • 35Batu Hampar Beach

    Batu Hampar Beach

    Batu Hampar beach lies on the same coastline as Pantai Kok beach but appears to be more of a private one - courtesy the Century Langkawi beach resort that makes it look like its own. So more than outside visitors, the guests staying with the hotel cover up a major chunk of the crowd here. However, tourists can make their way here, no matter what.

    The beach has coconut, mangroves and several other kinds of trees decorating the backdrop along with rock formations on both the ends. All of which together make for a picture-perfect destination. Moreover, the beach also has chairs and umbrellas for tourists to relax and enjoy their day in peace.

    Location:
    Teluk Nibong, right front of Century Langkawi Beach Resort

    Timing:
    NA

    Entry Fee:
    NA.

  • 36Langkawi Crocodile Farm

    Langkawi Crocodile Farm

    Crocodile farm is an Adventureland dedicated to species of crocodiles. It houses the largest collection of crocodiles with nearly 4000 of them, all belonging to different specimens; Tomistoma, Siamese, Saltwater crocodile, and guinea crocodile to name a few. Undoubtedly, the park is amongst one of the most famous places to visit in Langkawi and has made sure to captivate the minds of everybody who has ever visited this land.

    Tourists are advised to not miss crocodile Adventureland's popular show - “Heart-stopping” where a wide number of fun, interactive, informative activities are carried out for tourists to engage in.

    Location:
    Jalan Teluk Datai, Mukim Air Hangat, Kedah Darul Aman

    Timings:
    9 am to 6 pm on all days

    Entry Fees:
    There are a number of combo packages for tourists to choose from that start at RM 25.

  • 37Black Sand Beach

    Black Sand Beach

    Black sand beach remains to be a popular hangout spot for the locals of Langkawi who are often seen spending weekends here. Likewise, the black sand attracts visitors from across other parts of the globe as well. It’s a mere 20-kilometre drive from Langkawi cable car and is considered to be a good picnic spot. It is not the best one for swimming as the beach water is not suitable.

    However, it is a very photogenic beach with several subjective spots, such as the old wooden jetty which in the earlier days was a part of the traditional fishing village. The beach also has several shops that sell food items, souvenirs, and toys for tourists to shop.

    Location:
    4 kilometers from Tanjung Rhu Beach, towards the southwest

    Timing:
    NA

    Entry Fee:
    NA.

  • 38Cenang Mall

    Cenang Mall

    A vibrant and modern one, Cenang mall like every other mall offers a variety of shops and stalls that cater to the needs of people of Langkawi. It has some of the biggest brands like Starbucks, Guardians, Old Town White Coffee, KFC as well as the local brands owned by local entrepreneurs. The mall can be a one-stop shop for tourists who wish to indulge in some shopping experience or pass time avoiding the heat outside.

    Location:
    Lot 2605, Cenang, Mukim, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Kedah

    Timings:
    11 am to 11 pm on all days

    Entry Fee:
    NA.

  • 39Durian Perangin Waterfall

    Durian Perangin Waterfall

    Situated at the Northeastern direction of Langkawi, north of village Kilim - Durian Perangin Waterfall is a 14 tier waterfall with each session settled at a different altitude. A short climb takes you to a picturesque hanging bridge that is surrounded by lush greenery and solid rock formations. After crossing that tourists have to walk on an established trail that leads to different sessions of the waterfall.

    Each of these divisions has a naturally formed pool where visitors can choose to take a dip in, as the water is clean and clear. This waterfall is highly popular amongst families who come with young kids for a fun day out!

    Location:
    Off Jalan Air Hangat road

    Timing:
    NA

    Entry Fee:
    NA.

Sightseeing in Langkawi

Adventure in Langkawi

Trekking in Langkawi

Day outs in Langkawi

Nature and wildlife in Langkawi

Water sports in Langkawi

Attractions

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Tanjung Rhu beach

One of the beautiful island beaches in Langkawi, Tanjung Rhu is known for its crystal clear water and white sands. This is a delight for tourists who love to come here for a vacation with their friends and families.

Highlights – Wildlife lovers are in for a treat as this beach can be accessed only after passing through dense forests. The flora and fauna at this place are simply exotic and rare, giving you lots of busy moments with your camera. This beach is completely secluded; therefore it offers tourists a great deal of privacy. Limestone cliffs are found in most of the places in the borders of this island. Due to its unexplored character, this beach has pollution-free air and waters, a rarity in a hot island destination like Malaysia. Do not miss boat cruises to explore the mangrove forests here.

Location – Next to Patai Pasir Hitam, Langkawi.

Timings – Can be visited any time during the year.

Price – No permit fee to enter this beach.
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Black Sand Beach

Black Sand Beach is also known as the Pantai Pasir Hitam. In Malay, Pantai stands for beach, Pasir means the sand and Hitam stands for black, hence the name. There are several stories explaining the blackness of the sand. Swimming or sunbathing is not recommended here.

Highlights: The beach has small stalls and shops that are run by the local women. These women sell the local dress materials, clothes and accessories. Ideal for fishing, the beach was popular as a fishing village.

Location: Located on the Jalan Teluk Yu road the Black Sand Beach is present on the northern shoreline of Langkawi. About 20kms from Kuah Town it is situated in close proximity to the Shark Bay Beach.

Price: Entry is free

Best Time: Open 24 hours, Black Sand Beach can be visited at any hour of the day. Take note that the stalls and the shops here usually close by sunset.

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Gunung Lang Recreational Park

Gunung Lang Recreational Park is set amidst the breathtaking view of the limestone hills of Gunung Lang and Gunung Bilike. It is one of the most scenic spots in Ipoh. The park covers a long area of 30.35 hectares, almost half of which consists of lake. To reach the park you have to take a short boat-ride through the lake, amidst the natural beauty. The park consists of well manicured gardens, a tower which provides the landscape view of the park, gazebos, mini-zoo, campsites and children play grounds.

Highlights:
One of the main attractions of the Park is the artificial waterfall on top of a limestone hill.

Location: The Park is located only 5 KM away from Ipoh town and 3.6 KM from the Ipoh railway station.

Timing: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm

Price: Boat ride fee is RM 3 for adults and RM 1.5 for children and senior citizens.

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Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

One of the most beautiful natural formations of Langkawi, Telaga Tujuh is an awe inspiring view to observe. According to the island’s myth, the waterfall had captivated the hearts of fairies and hence they transformed it their bathing place. Therefore, it is believed that the waterfall and its springs have several healing powers and medicinal value. You can either hike up to the Gunung Mat Cinang or use a cable car to reach the place.



Highlights: The water fall also has 7 absolutely gorgeous pools and hence the name Seven Wells Waterfalls is derived from this. There are few food jaunts for refreshments, namely ‘The loaf’, ‘Eagle Fruit juice and Snacks’ and ‘Dropstone café’. The waterfall is surrounded by frondescence of sintuk and local lime plants.

Location: Gunung Mat Cinang

Hours taken: 3 – 5 hours including transportation. (5 hours if you decide to take a dip)
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Dataran Lang (Eagle Square)

Dataran Lang that is also popular as the Eagle Square is one of the most known manmade attraction in Langkawi. It is a huge sculpture of an eagle poised to take flight. It is said to be the ideal place for those postcard-perfect holiday photos courtesy its fancy miniature fountains, terraces and bridges.

Location:
Dataran Lang is located besides the welcoming views of Kuah Bay in the southeast corner of Pulau Langkawi.


 
Highlights: The sight of Eagle Square greets the visitors to the island by way of a ferry ride. It is a massive 12 meter tall statue situated on the most recognizable monument of the island. Certainly the best place to view the ferries ply across the harbor.

Best Time: Eagle Square is open 24 hours however the best time to visit the place is certainly early in the morning or late in the evening when sun is at its best.


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Batu Hampar Beach

Batu Hampar Beach is a public beach that is filled with rock formations at both the ends. You can find many trees, mangroves and coconut trees here.

Highlights: Batu Hampar Beach does not have any public facilities like shower or toilets however, since it is exclusively used by the Sheraton hotel guests, they enjoy the access to the hotel amenities including beach chairs, towels, umbrellas and even washrooms located adjacent to the beach. Chairs and umbrellas are also found here.

Location: Situated in the Pantai Kok area in a place known as the Teluk Nibong. Batu Hampar Beach on the western coastline of Langkawi, lies in front of the hotel Sherataon Langkawi Beach Resort.

Price: There is no entry fee to go to this beach.

Best Time: Batu Hampar Beach is a public beach hence you’ll find it open 24 hours of the day.

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Underwater World Langkawi

Langkawi’s underwater world is one of the beautiful aquariums in the whole of Asia and is the largest marine freshwater aquaria in South East Asia. It was incorporated in the year 1995 and since then, it has been growing popularity. Today, it is not only referred to as a marine world entertainment, but rather, people come here as a form of education and knowledge tour.



Highlights: There are 10 free attractions included in the aquarium for the tourists namely: The tropical forest, Freshwater, Marine life, Temperate, African penguins and more. You can also feed African Penguins, Rockopper Penguins, Furseals and Tunnel Tank in the Aquarium. The best way to get connected with nature, understand the underwater life and realize their importance in the eco system - That’s all about Langkawi Underwater World.

Location: Zon Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

Price: Starts from $10

Best Season: Throughout the year

Timings: 10 am to 6pm
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Pantai Tengah Beach

The Pantai Tengah Beach is the longest stretch of the beach in the Langkawi. Popular amoungst the young families, the beach has a few basic chalets as well as a few big all-inclusive resorts.

Location: Pantai Tengah Beach is located just near the southern road bend of Pantai Cenang. It is believed to be the continuation of the much popular Pantai Cenang.

Highlights: If the truth be told, there is not much of sightseeing here but that of course is a case with most of the islands here in Langkawi. Despite that, it is a great place to unwind and relax. Spas are in abundance here and you can actually find a tour operator who’ll guide you across the island. Shopping outlets may be sparse but the nightlife scene is something that speaks of the vibrancy of the place.

Best Time: Open daily but definitely a must visit during the night hours.

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Gunung Jerai

Though there are many mountains in Malaysia, Gunung Jerai stands out purely because of its mystical and mythological charm even today. Located at a height of 3854feet, this peak is also known as Kedah’s Peak.

Highlights – At the base of the mountain, there are traces of ancient (century-old) Buddhist and Hindu temples, reverberating a sense of divinity that cannot be explained in words.

Facts – The trekking trails of this mountain are quite dangerous. There have been various cases of missing people reported in the past. Merbok to Yan trail is the most used route by people coming here. The complete trip may take anywhere between 9 and 10 hours for experienced hikers.

Timings – Any time during the year.

Fee – No need to get any permit.

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Natural Salt Water Jacuzzi, Air Hangat Village

Ayer Hanghat Village is a multifaceted set in the north of Kuah Town. But what makes it world famous is its three tier natural salt water hot spring wells (one of the three in the world). In the past, it was just a hot salt water spring for the tourists; now the management has actually converted it into a recreational center, with Jacuzzis, fountains and small ponds filled with pumped natural spring water. There is nothing more enriching than embracing the raw nature; hence this place is must for all tourists.



Highlights: Submerge yourself in a beautiful experience; relax and rejuvenate your mind and body in Air Hangat Village. The place also entertains the tourists with cultural shows, gift and souvenir shops, Malaysian dance and Batik painting.

Location: Jalan Air Hanghat

Price: Free Best Season: All year long

Timings: 9 am to 6 pm (last entry 5 pm)
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Taman Lagenda Langkawi

Taman Lagenda Langkawi is an artistically beautiful landscaped folklore-themed park. Commenced in 1996, this open-air ‘garden museum’ has the Kuah waterfront as well as several colourful statues. Spread all across the park, these statues have signboards in English that presents the details of myths that are associated with every specific sculpture.

Highlights: Taman Lagenda Langkawi is a 50-hectare compound with a total of about 17 colourful sculptures that bring forth legends including legends of heroic giants, mythical birds, evil ogres and beautiful princesses. It also has four manmade lakes and a narrow strip of beach with walking trails for the joggers.

Location: Taman Lagenda Langkawi is situated besides the Kuah jetty and is about 400m from the jetty. It is located within the walking distance of several of the island’s duty-free stores in Kuah. Here you can get chocolates and alcohol at good bargains.

Price Range: Free

Best Time: Daily, 9am to 7pm

Missing

Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market

Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market is a night market organized in the Ayer Hangat every Friday night. The market usually starts in the afternoon or early evening and is extremely local. This market has a little bit of everything. So, if you wish to browse the local side of Langkawi over the touristy side, this is the place to go.

Highlights: Food is the highlight of the place since it is exceptionally delicious. Nasi Kerabu is one of the most popular dishes here.

Location: Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market is located in close proximity to the Tanjung Rhu Beach, on Jalan Tanjung Rhu.

Food prices: Food is budget friendly and the street food prices prevail. The nasi kerabu will cost you about 5 MYR ($1.37)

Best Time: The market starts at about 5 pm on Friday and goes on till late in the night.

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Pantai Kok Beach

Pantai Kok Beach is a home to some of the most high end and upscale resorts such as the Sheraton and Tanjung Sanctuary. Beautiful with clear waters and clean sands it is definitely a great tourist attraction. It is peaceful and calm, making it a popular spot for young couples.

Highlights: Lined with an exquisite modern marina it is further surrounded by verdant jungle and the front of it is a beautiful bay surrounded by limestone hills. It is a home to a string of shops, restaurants and bars. Besides this, there is a post office, petrol station and a bank for your easy access. Besides this, there are several other recreational attractions such as the cable-car ride to the peak of Mat Cincang Mountain and the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls.

Location: Situated on the western part of the island it is about 12km north of Pantai Cenang.

Best Time: Those who enjoy quieter holiday destination, this is the place to be. Open Daily.

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Cenang Beach

Turquoise blue waters, white sandy beaches and a host of local and international tourists, Cenang Beach in the scenic Langkawi Island, is one of the busy beaches in Malaysia. There are lots of resorts here in various ranges to suit the travellers.

Highlights – This is one of the upmarket beaches in Malaysia as you will find tourists from Asia and abroad in large numbers, especially during weekends and school holidays. Apt for water sports activities like swimming, parasailing, jet skiing, para-motoring, banana rides etc. To cater to the tourists, many foods stalls are put up all over the shores. While swimming, watch out for jellyfishes.

 Location - Langkawi.

Timings – Beach can be visited all through the year.

Price – depends on the activity of your choice.
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Gunung Belumut

At a height of 1010m, Gunung Belumut or Mount Belumut is one of the famous hiking destinations in Malaysia. Strategically located at just few hours from Singapore, many tourists come here as part of day-picnic tours to enjoy the flora and beauty of this summit.

Highlights – The trekking trails are mostly sloping; hence people with ample mountain hiking experience should take up hiking here. Though it is not one of those easy trails, it is definitely far easier than Cameron Highlands.

Facts – It takes around 5 hours to go up and 3 hours to come down this trip. Permits need to be obtained from Jabatan Hutan Kluang in advance for this. There are lots of places where one can sit and relax.

Timings – December – January is the best, as the climate is cold, but pleasant.

Fee – Permit costs RM150 per group, however big or small the group is; Hiking guide costs around RM140 for a group of 25 people maximum.

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Gunung Lambak

If you love to go on a hiking experience, but don’t have enough time on your hands, all you have to do is to visit Gunung Lambak, situated in Kluang Town, Johar. This hill is just 510m in height, but provides you a fit & healthy ambience.

Highlights – This hill doesn’t look like a perfect hiking spot; it looks more like a picnic spot with people coming in huge crowds especially during the weekends. Kids play merrily in the playgrounds located at the base of this hill, while adults enjoy peaceful banter amidst the sounds of various local food stalls set up here.



Facts – It takes just around one hour to get to the peak of this hill. The place is located easily from Singapore within 2 hours.

Timings – Period between November and March is the best.

Fee – No admission charges and no permits are required to get to its peak.


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