Searching for a perfect getaway is not a simple task that you can just do it in the very last minute. It is a crucial assignment that you should have planned in advance to avoid inconvenience during the day you take off. However it will be a lot more challenging if you travel in group as individually, you are different from one another and conflicts are meant to arise once you start arguing about which activities that you would like to do. The same thing goes to when traveling with family, you need to plan your travel carefully by knowing the exact places that you want to visit and descriptive selection of activities that you would like to try once you reach your destination. Perfect planning makes a perfect getaway that will later create a memory that lasts forever.
GEOPARK ADVENTURE DAY CRUISE
Depart the jetty and get into the yacht that sails in between islands. Experience the adventure of handling the yacht under the guidance of the experienced crew. Witness the beauty of Langkawi Island, watching dolphins, fishes and the birds of prey doing their thing while enjoying a delicious variety of BBQ lunch on a deserted, quite and beautiful which you can also swim around and admired the setting. There’s also an option for jungle trekking activity that is opened for request. Also keeps an eye out of other amazing temptations in Langkawi surrounding you during your memorable day cruise as it will leave you totally breathless.
CABLE CAR RIDE
Take an out of your lung tour with this amazing ride in a cable car that takes you across to the Mount Macincang will serve you a wide 360 panoramic view of the island from up in the air. Besides the exhilarating cable car ride that will leave you at awe for hours, you’ll get a chance to experience the challenging walk on Sky Bridge that is located on top of the mountain. It will bring them to unattainable locations, above the beautiful virgin jungle offering a panoramic view of the island inner beauty. For adventurous explorers, there is a jungle trekking activity available here that allows a safe and secure hike and a mini zoo for children to continue their edutainment.
Are you a fan of crocodile hunter and familiar with the documentary about people playing with crocodile? Now is your chance to get a closer look at these exciting activities done in front of your eyes for real at the Crocodile Farm Langkawi. This is among the most visited tourist attraction as it is one of the only friendly places for sheltering the crocodiles. Catch heart stopping stunt done by the professional trainee here with the crocodiles and experience the joy of feeding the kind monster.
PHOTO STOP AT DATARAN LANG
People gathered around this specific place for a photo stop. Where else if it’s not the famous Dataran Lang, the one square that located the iconic eagle statue, the very symbol of the Langkawi Island itself. Spend around 15 minutes for the perfect setting to shoot pictures as memories that you can developed later for your references. It is advised to stop there in the late afternoon to avoid the direct UV rays from having a direct contact with your skin. Just as a safety measure.
Take a walk through the tunnel as if you are swimming along with these fishes. Creating an illusion of an underwater world, this particular tourist attraction is a small compare to its giant rival in Singapore but it manages to offer quite a variety of marine creatures besides housing a flock of penguins in the house. You can get an up close on how the crew feeds the gentle yet nasty penguins while having a chance to view it for real for the very first time. Besides them, you should also grab the chance to watch the sharks, rays, arapaima and others that will leave you at awe until the end of the exit lane.
SUNGAI KILIM NATURE PARK
Experience a whole new boat ride through the beautiful wonders of the Langkawi Island unique mangrove spots and keeps an eye on the rare wildlife that might be spotted along the ride. The place is filled with mangrove forests, remote beaches and blue lagoons, so you will get close to variety of flora and fauna species that available there besides sightings of the iconic limestone rock formation emerging from the river bed. It is also a perfect spot for bird watching during the migratory season.
Ever heard of the legendary curse that spreads throughout Langkawi decades ago? It’s the legendary curse of Mahsuri, the beautiful housewife alleged of committing adultery by the king and people around her. When she is stabbed by the guard, white blood poured over her wound and she lay a terrible curse on the land that it will face bad luck for 7 generations. The legends taught these days people that never accuse people without verifying the truth. Now the place became a huge tourist attraction for the legend that it held and especially the “Field Of Burning Rice” or Padang Matsirat.
WILDLIFE PARKS & BIRD PARADISE
Where else can you get a perfect spot to have fun with your family members and children? It’s this happening tourist spot that we called “Bird Paradise” and ‘Wildlife Park”, you can get your children continuously engrossed and fascinated by the amazing collection of birds species that gathered from different places. Until now, it covers over 150 different species of birds from the range of canaries, eagles, hawks, swans and flamingos; you just can’t get enough of them here. The park also features a walk-in aviary with a 15 meter manmade waterfall.
SUNSET DINNER CRUISE
Venturing off on a sunset dinner cruise is an absolute perfect way to end your day in Langkawi. This amazing cruise tour includes an open bar and BBQ dinner for the visitors to indulge and enjoy together. Watch the dolphins swimming around with their group following the ship and enjoy the rest of the evening while witnessing the spectacular sunset views at the Andaman Sea. Good for couples on honeymoon and groups that looking for a slightly intimate setting to reconnect with their partners after a busy day at work throughout the year.
SHOPPING AT KUAH TOWN
Besides being the iconic places for nature lovers and adventure seekers, Langkawi Island is home to shopaholics at night. When the night comes, the Kuah town becomes the perfect spot and all the visitors there gather around to shop the entire amazing handicrafts, souvenirs and clothes that were hand made by the residents of the town. Aside from the unique crafts, you can get all the Malaysia’s unique fruits and food at a very affordable price and much to your surprise you’ll get a chance to see some of the amazing beach stalls, cyber cafes and pubs along the way to Chenang Beach
Langkawi Island is legendary by itself, the beauty and captivating sight that blew people away and the breathtaking landmark that made the island what it is today. Apart from the well-received attractions, Langkawi continues to offer much more to the visitors and people from all over the world will never forget the magic of the island that in more years to come, becoming a huge legendary and iconic spot in Malaysia.