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Langkawi’s Back, and Here’s the Proof: Iconic Nature Places You Don’t Want to Miss

With 3 days and 2 nights in Langkawi, it’s time to say ‘Destination Langkawi, ON!’ and explore all the island has to offer this weekend.

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With 3 days and 2 nights in Langkawi, it’s time to say ‘Destination Langkawi, ON!’ and explore all the island has to offer this weekend.

It’s time to say ‘Destination Langkawi, ON!’ for the weekend. What can you explore with 3 days and 2 nights in Langkawi? Whether you fly, drive, or ferry your way here, start packing your bags and essentials because Langkawi will take your breath away!

As a premier tourist and holiday haven, Langkawi effortlessly maintains its allure, creating an undeniable chemistry that consistently captivates the hearts of all who venture here.

Before we delve into the details, it’s worth noting that Langkawi is renowned for its UNESCO Global Geopark status. This distinction is attributed to its ancient mountain formations, crafted during the Cambrian period over 550 million years ago. The geological tapestry of this destination serves as a testament to its rich history, fostering an incredible diversity of flora and fauna. Within Langkawi lies one of the planet’s oldest rainforests, adding timeless beauty to the landscape.

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Let yourself be spellbound once again, just like the first time you set foot on Langkawi—whether that was many years ago or just a year ago. Allow yourself to journey into the forgotten love that has mesmerized countless souls before you, and let Langkawi weave its enchanting spell over you once more. And if you haven’t experienced the magic of Langkawi yet, there’s no better time than now to do so.

Day 1: Experience Geoforest Parks and Geosites from Ground to Summit 

Start your adventure at sunrise with thrilling activities at Machincang Cambrian Geoforest Park. As the sun sets, head to Gunung Raya Granite Geosite and step into the mystical Dream Forest, where the night reveals a captivating wonderland.

Machincang Cambrian Geoforest Park. Head to the Oriental Village, where you can start making your way up. 

Langkawi Iconic Places

For adrenaline junkies, take the SkyATV and ride through rugged terrain, passing under the cable car line, and then cool down at a small waterfall. 

Langkawi Iconic Places

Quick ascent, glide through the skies on the SkyCab, traverse the iconic SkyBridge, or wander amidst the treetops on the 38-meter-long Eagle’s Nest SkyWalk, offering a spellbinding 360° panoramic view. 

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Waterfall enthusiasts, a refreshing dip at the Telaga 7 waterfall is a must. It’s only a 15-minute hike to the base and another 30 minutes to reach the seven natural pools. Don’t worry about crawling; there are stairs to assist your steps. 

Experienced mountain climbers, explore the 5.8-km Gunung Machinchang trail. This challenging hike, popular for birding, camping, and hiking, takes an average of 3 hours and 17 minutes to complete. The trail features stairs, flat paths, roots, and rocks, leading to the beautiful Seven Wells waterfall. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the dense rainforest, home to giant trees, strangler figs, and wildlife such as macaques, dusky leaf monkeys, and hornbills. The hike includes campgrounds like Kem Saintis and Tokayah Camp, with steep climbs and helpful ropes for the final ascent to the observation deck at the peak, offering panoramic views. A permit is required and can be obtained online at iforest.kedah.gov.my.

Dream Forest at Gunung Raya Granite Geosite

After dinner, your adventure continues as we invite you to step into the enchanted trails of Dream Forest and leave reality behind. This magical journey beckons local dreamers and travelers alike to explore its mystical landscapes, where reality seamlessly melds with fantasy.

Nestled at the base of Gunung Raya Granite Geosite, Dream Forest Langkawi is illuminated with whimsical theatrical lights and enhanced by cutting-edge multi-sensory technology. This sanctuary within Langkawi’s rainforest offers a breathtaking wonderland.

As you wander deeper, tropical vistas come alive with captivating lighting, projection mapping, and enchanting soundscapes. Each step along the 1.2-kilometer path unveils new wonders, guided by the enchanting music and narrative of Datin Seri Tiara Jacquelina.

For more information : 

Oriental Village

AddressPanorama Langkawi Sdn Bhd Cable Car Station, Oriental Village, Burau Bay, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, MALAYSIA
Contact604-9612000
Operating Hours9.30am – 6pm 
Websitehttps://panoramalangkawi.com/skycab/ 

SkyATV by Langkawi Adventure Xtreme Park 

Contact60177756460
Operating Hours10am – 4pm
Websitehttps://langkawiadventurepark.com/langkawi-sky-atv-ride-at-cable-car-45-60-min

Dream Forest

AddressLubuk Semilang, Mukim, Jalan Padang Gaong, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact0134873277
Operating Hours7pm – 11pm
Websitehttps://dreamforest.com.my/

Day 2: Discover Geoforest Parks by Boat Tour 

No visit to Langkawi is considered complete without delving into the wonders of its geoforest parks. Include this in your itinerary.

Langkawi Iconic Places

Kilim Geoforest Park: Explore Malaysia’s first UNESCO-endorsed geosite, Kilim Geoforest Park, where ancient formations and diverse ecosystems await. Glide through rivers, visit intriguing caves, and marvel at coastal karst and mangrove ecosystems. Encounter the oldest carbonate rock in the region, dating back 490-370 million years, and witness a harmonious blend of geological wonders and natural beauty.

Exploring Langkawi’s Mangroves at Kubang Badak: Embark on a captivating journey through Langkawi’s mangrove forests, where boat tours unveil Brahminy kites and sea eagles in their natural habitat. Walk among mangrove trees on elevated platforms, uncovering pristine landscapes, and diving into Kampung Kubang Badak’s tidal river estuary. Experience its geological diversity while supporting sustainable tourism efforts.

Dayang Bunting Geoforest Park: Discover the enchanting beauty of Dayang Bunting Geoforest Park, just a short boat ride away. Be mesmerized by Dayang Bunting Lake, surrounded by lush greenery and steeped in local folklore. Marvel at marble formations dating back millions of years, while legends of a mystical lake add allure. Engage in kayaking and paddle boating adventures, concluding with a delightful dining experience at Kerisik or Ketam Village Restaurant.

Now that you have explored the Geoforest by boat, we recommend you stay wet and dive into thrilling water activities at Paradise 101. Enjoy a variety of sea adventures including paragliding, jetskiing around stunning rock formations, and sunbathing on the private beach. At Paradise 101, engage in banana boat rides, parasailing, kayaking, and zip-lining over the Andaman Sea. Experience laughter and fun at the Aqua Park, and unwind at the OMG! Bar & Restaurant with refreshing cocktails against ocean views. Spanning 2 acres of beachfront, Paradise 101 offers white sands, greenery, and clear waters with a dedicated crew ensuring a clean, safe environment. Enjoy bespoke service and access to jet skiing, zip-lining, and more. Complete your day with a sunset yacht view and BBQ dinner for a relaxing conclusion to your adventure-filled day.

For more information : 

Kilim Geoforest Park

AddressJeti Pelancongan Sungai Kilim, Mukim Air Hangat, Kampung Kelubi, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact604 959 2324
Websitehttps://naturallylangkawi.my/portfolio/kilim-geoforest-park/

Kubang Badak BioGeo Trail

AddressKampung Kelubi, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact6012-573 6453
Websitehttps://naturallylangkawi.my/portfolio/kubang-badak-biogeo-trail/

Tasik Dayang Bunting

Address07000, Langkawi, Kedah
Contact6013-302 3099
Numberhttps://langsura.com.my/tasik-dayang-bunting/

Paradise 101

AddressLangkawi, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact604-965 0330
Operating Hours10am-6pm (Mon-Thurs), 10am-8pm (Fri-Sun)
Websitehttps://www.paradise101.com/

Day 3 of your Langkawi adventure is all about embracing the thrill of the outdoors. 

After a hearty breakfast featuring local delights like nasi lemak or a satisfying American breakfast, kick off your day at Skytrex Adventure. Tucked within the breathtaking Machincang Cambrian Geoforest Park, Skytrex Adventure beckons with its exhilarating aerial challenges amidst the verdant rainforest canopy.

Imagine swinging from tree to tree like Tarzan, navigating over 30 adrenaline-pumping obstacles that include rope ladders, flying foxes, and ziplines. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned adventurer, Skytrex offers three distinct courses tailored to your skill level. The Little Legend course, just above the forest floor, provides a gentle introduction, while Eagle Thrill takes you higher with games reaching up to 10 meters. For the ultimate test, conquer Island Extreme with its 33 heart-pounding challenges set among the tallest treetops, offering panoramic views that will leave you breathless.

Safety is paramount at Skytrex Adventure, with thorough briefings, top-notch gear, and friendly instructors ensuring a secure and enjoyable experience for everyone. Each course promises not just a physical challenge, but a memorable journey through Malaysia’s lush rainforest, providing a unique perspective on nature and adventure.

After your high-flying escapades, keep the adrenaline flowing with a visit to Morac Adventure Park. Just minutes from Langkawi International Airport, this state-of-the-art go-kart circuit promises thrilling speeds and competitive racing. Whether you’re a seasoned racer or a first-timer, Morac Adventure Park caters to all, offering a safe and exhilarating environment to test your skills against friends or family.

As your Langkawi adventure draws to a close, take a moment to savor the unforgettable moments of excitement and exploration this paradise has offered. From conquering the heights of Machincang and Gunung Raya in the Geoforest Park, to cruising through the mangroves of Kilim and Kubang Badak, and exploring the mystical Dayang Bunting Lake, every corner of Langkawi has been a canvas for adventure. Whether you’ve indulged in water sports at Paradise 101, challenged yourself at Skytrex Adventure amidst the rainforest canopy, or felt the rush of speed at Morac Adventure Park, each experience has added a new layer to your Langkawi journey. These thrilling escapades against the backdrop of stunning natural beauty ensure that Langkawi’s allure will linger in your memories long after you’ve bid farewell to its shores.

For more information : 

Skytrex Adventure Langkawi

AddressJalan Teluk Yu, Kampung Kok, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah  
Contact6019 280 5679 (strictly for calls only from call 9am – 5pm, NO whatsapp)
Emailskytrexlangkawi@gmail.com
Park Operating Hours *Open on most public holidays. 8:30am – 6:00pm
First Departure 0900h, Last departure : 1500h
Websitehttps://www.skytrex-adventure.org/langkawi

AMPREX CIRCUIT SDN BHD

AddressLot 67, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, Kedah, 07000 Pulau Langkawi, Kedah
Contact+60-4-955 2727/+60 12 957 3327
Emailinfo@moracadventurepark.com
Operating HoursMonday to Friday 3pm – 7pm Day Time & 9pm – 12am Night Time
Websitehttps://moracadventurepark.com/

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