A Fortnight in Langkawi

Nestled in the azure waters of the Andaman Sea, Langkawi is a Malaysian archipelago of 99 islands renowned for its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and vibrant culture. Over the course of a fortnight in Langkawi, visitors can immerse themselves in a tropical paradise filled with stunning landscapes, water sports, and culinary delights.

Week 1, Part 1

Pulau Dayang Bunting | image via Wikimedia Commons

Upon arrival at Langkawi International Airport, settle in and begin your journey with a relaxing stay at your choice of hotel, such as the PARKROYAL Langkawi Resort, a fine choice for a family resort Langkawi. The following day, embark on an island-hopping tour of Langkawi, exploring nearby islands like Pulau Dayang Bunting with its unique freshwater lake. Additionally, you could don your snorkelling gear and head to Pulau Payar Marine Park to experience the vibrant underwater life there.

Week 1, Part 2

Explore Langkawi’s diverse attractions starting with a visit to Kilim Geoforest Park, where you can navigate the mangroves by boat and spot unique wildlife, including Langkawi’s famous eagles. Ascend Mount Mat Cincang via the Langkawi Cable Car for breathtaking views, followed by a walk on the spectacular Sky Bridge suspended amidst the clouds. Refresh at Seven Wells Waterfall (Telaga Tujuh), known for its natural pools.

Week 2, Part 1

Discover Langkawi’s rich heritage and culture with a visit to Laman Padi Rice Garden, where you can learn about rice cultivation, followed by exploring local crafts and batik painting at the Langkawi Craft Complex. Explore Langkawi’s geological wonders at the Langkawi Geopark, featuring stunning formations, and delve into the legends of Gua Cerita (Cave of Stories).

Week 2, Part 2

Explore Langkawi’s duty-free shopping options, renowned for its wide selection. For a wildlife adventure, interact with diverse species in an enclosed setting at Langkawi Wildlife Park. Indulge in traditional Malay spa treatments for relaxation. On your last day, spend leisure time revisiting your favourite spots before departing from Langkawi International Airport.